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Agenda - 5th Ideal Village Conference at Stanford

Theme: Sustainability and the Pandemic: Ensuring Human and Environmental Well-Being

Tuesday, October 13

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Healthcare & Nutrition

7:15 AM

Welcome & Ideal Village Update

7:15 AM

Dr. Kanwaljeet S Anand, Professor of Pediatrics, Stanford University School of Medicine CA - Welcome

7:20 AM

Dr. Sundar Kamath, Senior VP, Sanmina Corp. San Jose CA - Ideal Village Project Update 

7:30 AM

Healthcare & Nutrition

Session Chair / Moderator: Aashima Gupta, Global Director, Healthcare Strategy and Solutions at Google Cloud

7:30 AM

Conference Keynote: Dr. Soumya Swaminathan, Chief Scientific Officer, WHO, Geneva - Overview of Pandemic Response, Lessons & Outlook 

8:00 AM

Dr. Yvonne A. Maldonado, Senior Associate Dean, Stanford School of Medicine CA - Pandemic driven challenges in addressing rural health care

8:15 AM

Dr. Preetha Reddy, Apollo Hospitals, Chennai - Addressing public health issues and rural health needs in the face of the Pandemic 

8:30 AM

Dr. Ekanath Rangan & Dr. Shanti Nair, Amrita University, Kochi - Critical role of Telehealth for Rural Medical Care In the Pandemic Era

8:45 AM

Anand Kadali (Annapoorna Trust) & Dr Shruti Prabhu (DMCHP) - Nutrition and healthcare for rural children and expectant mothers

9:05 AM

Panel Session with all presenters + zoom audience Q&A

9:30 AM

Values-Based Education

Session Chair/Moderator:  MR Rangaswami Sandhill Group CA

9:40 AM

Keynote:  Sal Khan, Founder & CEO, Khan Academy CA: Digital divide/opportunity gap: How the pandemic is disproportionately impacting vulnerable kids 

10:00 AM

Bhuvana Santhanam, Head, Global Programs, University of Human Excellence - Creating societal leaders for the new era: Education for Human Excellence

10:10 AM

Prof. Chandra Bhushan Sharma, former Chair, National Open Schooling Institute, New Delhi - Educating rural & underserved children in India 

10:20 AM

Prof. Kannan Moudgalya, IIT-Bombay & WHEELS Foundation - Spreading Educational Opportunities Across Cultures, Languages, and Socioeconomic Strata

10:30 AM

Kevin Sheehan, Founder & CEO Hope Collaborative, Boston - Leadership skills training for inner city kids, transforming their future

10:40 AM

10:50 AM

Dr. Mary Ann Dewan, Santa Clara County Superindent of Schools, CA - Isolation, Inclusion, Innovation and the Pandemic

Panel Session with all presenters + zoom audience Q&A

11:10 AM

Wrap-up for the Day / Open Discussion:  Dr. Kanwaljeet S. Anand, Professor of Pediatrics, Stanford University School of Medicine CA

11:30 AM


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