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PLANETx aspires to become a global platform dedicated to enable ‘transformative action’ in the domain of education. 

PLANETx  is an IIT Alumni initiative aimed at bringing thought leaders in education on a common platform to share insights with practitioners.


The first chapter of PLANETx 2018 will be held in Aurangabad, Maharashtra - also known as ‘The City of Gates’ and recommended by UNESCO as major tourist destination for World Heritage Sites of Ajanta and Ellora. The theme of PLANETx this year is ‘Rethinking Education’. 


Key Highlights of the Event

  • First-city-level networking event for practitioners

  • Insightful sessions of thought leaders in education

  • Capacity building sessions for educators

  • Technology applications to evolve school systems

  • Expo & exhibitions to showcase best practices in pedagogy

  • Extensive media coverage 

Guests and Speakers

  • Education policy makers

  • CSR representatives 

  • Renowned educators / Design thinkers

  • Edutech startups / Innovators

  • Educational NGO representatives

  • Renowned Authors

  • Selected student speakers 

Theme: ‘Rethinking Education’
Venue: Vivanta by Taj, Aurangabad
Date: 9th December, 2018 (Sunday) 
Speaker Slots
Student Speakers | 1100 hrs to 1400 hrs |10 mins per slot | High Tea 
Guest Speakers | 1600 hrs to 1900 hrs |10 mins per slot | Cocktails and Starters
Agenda: Networking | Guest Speakers | Expo & Exhibition| Rewards & Recognition
PLANETx Aurangabad 2018 will be followed by other cities such as Nashik, Nagpur, Pune and Mumbai. Similar chapters are lined up in other states such as Gujarat, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Bihar, Telangana and Karnataka. 


For registrations, contact us on +91 96236 96762 / 95525 77488 or email us at

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