The FICCI Higher Education Summit (HES) holds a distinguished position as an annual conference of significant importance in India's higher education landscape. For the past two decades, the FICCI Higher Education Summit has stood as the vanguards of contemporary deliberations surrounding the transformation and evolution of global higher education. The summit fosters an ethos of active engagement and collaboration from a diverse array of stakeholders, while serving as a beacon of innovation and change, catalysing a paradigm shift in the way we envision and approach higher education.

The 18th FICCI Higher Education Summit 2023 is being organized on the theme “Empowering Minds, Driving Transformation: Redefining the Future of Higher Education” on November 29-30, 2023 at Dr. Ambedkar International Centre, New Delhi. This year’s theme will centre around embracing digital innovation, promoting lifelong learning, ensuring inclusivity, encouraging entrepreneurship, facilitating interdisciplinary education, and enhancing the internationalization of higher education.

The Summit will bring together key stakeholders including policy makers, administrators, educationists, renowned industry and thought leaders, global academics, and senior government officials for facilitating collaborations, deliberations, and knowledge sharing. The Summit will witness participation of more than 1000 national and foreign delegates, exhibitors from top-of-the-line Indian and foreign Institutions and focused B2B meetings.

The HES offers a range of activities, including Conference Sessions, Plenary Sessions, VCs/CEOs Roundtable, Exhibitions, and the prestigious FICCI Higher Education Excellence Awards and provides a valuable opportunity for growth, collaboration, and knowledge exchange, contributing to the future development of higher education in India.