Theme of the Conference:
‘REVISIONING HIGHER EDUCATION IN INDIA – CHALLENGES AND STRATEGIES FOR CATHOLIC INSTITUTIONS’
Dates: September 13-15, (Friday – Sunday), 2019
September 11 Arrival of Board Members
September 12 Executive Board Meeting (Board members only)
September 12 Arrival of participants
7.00 am - Inaugural Mass
10.00 am – Inaugural Function followed by Keynote Address and other Sessions
September 14 Conference Sessions including visit to Assam Don Bosco University
September 15 XB Business Sessions, Elections and Annual General Body meeting
September 15 Conference concludes with lunch
By Air: The nearest Airport is Lokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport, Guwahati
1. Guwahati railway station is the main railway station
2. Kamakhya railway station (Near Kamakhya Temple)
On arrival at the Airport / the railway station, the participants will be met by a team from the organizing committee.
**Each conference participant must send their arrival and departure details (including mode of travel) to firstname.lastname@example.org
Sightseeing : ₹ 1000/- per person per event
1. Cruise on Brahmaputra with dinner (Sept. 15th -Evening)
2. Shillong (Meghalaya) (Sept.16th- whole day)
3. Bhutan * (Sept. 16th - whole day )
The outing to Shillong is recommended. There will be a stopover at the beautiful lake ‘Bara Pani’ (Umiam Lake) and before proceeding to ‘Don Bosco Centre for Indigenous Cultures’, Shillong, acclaimed as one of the finest museums in Asia showcasing the north-eastern cultural heritage, giving us a glimpse of life in north-eastern India. We will be provided with a typical tribal lunch. This will be followed by a visit ‘Shillong Peak’ and the historic Mary Help of Christians Cathedral before joining the Archbishop for tea.
* If there are sufficient numbers, a trip to Bhutan (Samdrup Jhonkar) will be undertaken on Sept. 16, 2019.
On Friday, 13th there will be a special cultural programme at 6.00 pm for two hours by the DBI students and also other groups invited from outside.
This will be organised by the DBI staff.
Deadline for Registration: August 23, 2019
Early Bird Registration till June 30, 2019
Early Bird Registration: Rs. 6,200/- or Rs. 5,000/- per person
Accommodation (Single room), Food, Local transport & Conference facilities - ₹6,200/-
Accommodation (twin sharing), Food, Local transport & Conference facilities - per person - ₹5,000/-
Registration fee from July 1, 2019: Rs. 6,700/- or Rs. 5,500/- per person
Accommodation (Single room), Food, Local transport & Conference facilities - ₹6,700/-
Accommodation (twin sharing), Food, Local transport & Conference facilities - per person - ₹5,500/-
Payment of registration fee should be done by NEFT.
Bank : South Indian Bank
Branch : Brigade Road Branch, Bangalore
A/C Name : Xavier Board of Higher Education in India
A/C No : 0108053000025967
IFSC Code : SIBL0000108
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