Programme Schedule

Day, Date & TimeParticularsResource Person
Thursday, February 1, 2018
9:00 am - 10:00 amRegistration
10:00 am - 11:30 amInaugural Function
11:30 am - 12:00 noonHigh Tea/ Coffee Break
12:00 noon - 1:30 pmSession - IModerator:
Panel:
Rapporteurs:
Theme: Emerging Challenges and Innovative Approaches in Extension
Sub-theme:
  • Climate change vulnerability and extension
  • Convergence model
  • Social and hybrid media networking
  • Technology application and management
Interactive Presentation 1
(10:20:30 format)**
Eg. Innovative Approach:
Postmasters as Community-Based Extension Agents
Interactive Presentation 2
(10:20:30 format)**
Innovative Approach 'A' -
Experience Sharing
Interactive Presentation 3
(10:20:30 format)**
Innovative Approach 'B' -
Experience Sharing
Interactive Panel DiscussionOutcome from Innovative
Approaches in Extension,
challenges in its application
and strategies for up-scaling
1:30 pm - 2:30 pmLunch Break
2:30 pm - 4:00 pmSession - IIModerator:
Panel:
Rapporteurs:
Theme: Emerging Challenges and Innovative Approaches in Extension
Sub-theme:
  • Innovations in partnerships
  • Spatial modeling and application of GIS in extension
  • CSR and extension
  • IPR and ISO for farm organizations
  • Any other approaches
Interactive Presentation 1
(10:20:30 format)**
Eg. Innovative Approach:
'MAA' App for reducing risk in
farming - Experience Sharing
Interactive Presentation 2
(10:20:30 format)**
Innovative Approach 'C' - Experience Sharing
Interactive Presentation 3
(10:20:30 format)**
Innovative Approach 'D' - Experience Sharing
Interactive Panel DiscussionOutcome from Innovative Approaches
in Extension,challenges in its application
and strategies for up-scaling
4:00 pm - 4:15 pmTea/ Coffee Break
4:15 pm - 5:45 pmSession - IIIModerator: Panel: Rapporteurs:
Theme: Advancements and futuristic assessment of core areas of extension
Sub-theme:
  • Advances in extension
  • Advances in ICT application
  • Entrepreneurship Development
Interactive Presentation 1
(10:20:30 format)**
Advances and futuristic assessment in core area 'A'
- Experience Sharing
Interactive Presentation 2
(10:20:30 format)**
Advances and futuristic assessment in core area 'B'
- Experience Sharing
Interactive Presentation 3
(10:20:30 format)**
Advances and futuristic assessment in core area 'C'
- Experience Sharing
Interactive Panel DiscussionLearning from the advancements in core areas of
extension, expertise availability, strategies for
including it in syllabus, resource centers/ centers
of excellence, IT applications in teaching
and other issues
5:45 pm - 7:30 pmSpeed Poster Presentation Session - IChairperson: Rapporteurs:
Speed Poster Presentation - 12 Nos
(5:2 format)***
Speed poster session will allow presenters to briefly
showcase their poster and provide attendees (5-10 persons)
with snippets of the content, as well as the opportunity
for further discussion. There will be live casting of presentation
on main screen/ plasma TV in the main hall for audience.
7:30 pm - 8:30 pmCultural Event
8:30 pm onwardsPresident's Dinner
Friday, February 2, 2018
9:00 am - 10:30 amPh.D. Colloquium*'Best Ph.D. Research Proposal Award' will be
given based on the soundness of the research
10:30 am - 11:45 amSession - IVModerator: Panel: Rapporteurs:
Theme: Advancements and futuristic assessment of core areas of extension
Sub-theme:
  • Advances in Research Methodology
  • Advances in Gender Studies
  • Developments in Sociology and Psychology
  • Validation and out-scaling of ITKs
Interactive Presentation 1
(10:20:30 format)**
Advances and futuristic assessment in core area 'A'
- Experience Sharing
Interactive Presentation 2
(10:20:30 format)**
Advances and futuristic assessment in core area 'B'
- Experience Sharing
Interactive Presentation 3
(10:20:30 format)**
Advances and futuristic assessment in core area 'C'
- Experience Sharing
Interactive Panel DiscussionLearning from the advancements in core areas of
extension, expertise availability, strategies for
including it in syllabus, resource centers/ centers of
excellence, IT applications in teaching and other issues
11:45 am - 12:00 noonTea/ Coffee Break
12:00 noon - 1:30 pmSession - VModerator: Panel: Rapporteurs:
Theme: Envisioning extension in changing context of agriculture and society
Sub-theme:
  • ATARI, KVK, ATMA and State Departments - functional linkages
  • Strengthening frontline extension of ICAR
  • Commodity based Extension Research in ICAR institutes
  • Operationalization of Extension
  • Extension through NGOs and Farmers Organizations
Interactive Presentation 1
(10:20:30 format)**
ATARI, KVK, ATMA and State Departments -
functional linkages - Experience Sharing
Interactive Presentation 2
(10:20:30 format)**
Strengthening frontline extension of ICAR
- Experience Sharing
Interactive Presentation 3
(10:20:30 format)**
Extension through Farmers Producers Organizations
- Experience Sharing
Interactive Panel DiscussionExtension in changing context of agriculture and
society - Functional and Policy implications
1:30 pm - 2:30 pmLunch Break
2:30 pm - 4:00 pmSession - VIModerator: Panel: Rapporteurs:
Theme: Changing research paradigm and enhancing competencies of extension professionals
Sub-theme:
  • Reorienting extension research
  • Research competencies
  • Field competencies
  • Management competencies
  • Teaching and practical competencies
Interactive Presentation 1
(10:20:30 format)**
Reorienting extension research and enhancing research
competencies - Experience Sharing:
Interactive Presentation 2
(10:20:30 format)**
Competencies of field extension workers
- Experience Sharing
Interactive Presentation 3 (10:20:30 format)** Management competencies of Extension
professionals - Experience Sharing
Interactive Panel DiscussionStatus of various competencies of extension
professionals, strategies for enhancement of
core competencies, institutional mechanism
and challenges
4:00 pm - 4:15 pmTea/ Coffee Break
4:15 pm - 5:45 pmSession - VIIModerator: Panel: Rapporteurs:
Theme: Professionalism and ethics in extension
Sub-theme:
  • Ethical practices in extension
  • Dimensions of professionalism
  • Accountability in extension
  • Extension audit
  • Equity and equality
  • Legal framework for individual and group action
Interactive Presentation 1
(10:20:30 format)**
Ethical practices in extension research, teaching
and work - Experience Sharing
Interactive Presentation 2
(10:20:30 format)**
Dimensions of professionalism and extension audit
- Experience Sharing
Interactive Presentation 3
(10:20:30 format)**
Equity, equality and accountability in Extension
- Experience Sharing
Interactive Panel DiscussionStatus of professionalism in extension, strategies
to improve professionalism and institutional
mechanism
5:45 pm - 7:30 pmSpeed Poster Presentation Session - IIChairperson: Rapporteurs:
Speed Poster Presentation - 12 Nos
(5:2 format)***
Speed poster session will allow presenters to briefly
showcase their poster and provide attendees
(5-10 persons) with snippets of the content,
as well as the opportunity for further discussion.
There will be live casting of presentation on main
screen/ plasma TV in the main hall for audience.
7:30 pm onwardsDinner
Saturday, February 3, 2018
9:00 am - 10:30 amPh.D. Colloquium*
10:30 am - 11:45 amSession - VIII - Open SessionModerator: Panel: Rapporteurs:
Open Session
Interactive Presentation 1
(10:20:30 format)**
Interactive Presentation 2
(10:20:30 format)**
Interactive Presentation 3
(10:20:30 format)**
Interactive Panel Discussion
11:45 am - 12:00 noonTea/ Coffee Break
12:00 noon - 1:30 pmPlenary Session Chairperson: Rapporteurs:
Presentation on the recommendations
by IEC2018
Remarks by President IEC2018
Remarks by Guests of Honour
Remarks by Chief Guest
Vote of thanks
1:30 pm - 2:30 pmLunch

*The aim of Ph.D. Colloquium is to have a low entry (which does not imply low level) interactive event for and by the PhD students. It will be a unique opportunity for PhD students to speak, practice presentation, shoot ideas, and ask basic and/or difficult questions to fellow PhD students in a relaxed atmosphere. You will also have the chance to learn about the review process and off course, to get to know each other!

**The Interactive Presentation with 10:20:30 format means that the presentation is completed within 10 minutes using maximum of 20 slides having a minimum of 30 point fonts.

***The Speed Poster Presentation 5:2 format means that presenters to briefly showcase their poster in 5 minutes followed by 2 minutes for Q&A. The bell will ring after five minutes to start Q&A. Bell will ring after two minutes and the attendees will move to next poster. The whole process will be covered and live streaming will take place.