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Organizing Committee
Key Note Speakers
Venue:- Le Meridien Kochi, India
Official Conference Manager
Prof. Uma Kanjilal :- Professor , SOSS IGNOU

Prof. Kanjilal is Professor of Library and Information Science at Indira Gandhi National Open University, New Delhi. She has served as Director, School of Social Sciences from July 2007 to June 2010 and as University Librarian from June 2004 to May 2006 in IGNOU.

She has an experience of more than twenty one years of working in Open and Distance Learning System. She has been actively involved in planning and developing Library & Information Science Programmes at IGNOU from the very beginning.  Her specialisation includes, ICT applications in libraries, Digital libraries, e-learning and multimedia courseware development.

Prof. Kanjilal is at present coordinating major projects in the University and at national level like eGyanKosh: a national learning resource repository, IGNOU FlexiLearn portal, e-learning initiatives, Sakshat: a one stop education portal of Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) and ERP project of National Mission on Education through ICT of MHRD. The eGyanKosh Project won the Manthan South Asia 2008 award for best e-content for development in the e-education category.

Prof. Kanjilal was a Fulbright scholar in 1999 – 2000 in University of Illinois, Urbana Champaign, USA where she worked on multimedia courseware development.

Prof. Kanjilal has number of publications to her credit in national and international journals and other publications. She authored one book and co-edited two books.

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