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What is an Unconference?

An unconference is a next step in the evolution of the conference. It is a conscious disregard of the normal one-way information dissemination one has come to expect at conferences. It is the sharing of usable knowledge + practical insights with all participants.

How do I register for ScooNews Global Educators Fest 2018?

You can register for the fest by filling out the registration form here.

The delegate fees and registration deadlines are displayed prominently on this website’s homepage. You are advised to review these before proceeding with the registration.

What is ScooNews Magazine?

ScooNews magazine is a part of India’s fastest growing education news network. Within a short time of inception, it boasts of a circulation of 65,800 copies and a readership of 2,50,000. The web version garners 3,50,000 eyeballs. ScooNews has been recognised across various national and international forums and was recently awarded “Best Education Media House of India” by Estrade Media Pte. Ltd., Singapore. The aim of ScooNews is to connect various education stakeholders in a meaningful dialogue.

Do you provide transportation to the Fest?

Unfortunately, we do not provide transportation to the venue. If you are not staying at the Fest Hotel you are requested to make your own arrangements. Parking at the conference hotel site is free.

Can I attend for one day only?

The ScooNews Global Educators Fest 2018 is designed so that each session or workshop builds upon the last. So by attending only one of two days, you will be missing out on important information that has been intended to be disseminated and learnt in a specific sequence.

We would like to send multiple delegates – Do I have to enter each participant’s name one by one?

Yes, when you are registering more than one person, you will need to enter their names one by one.

How do I reach the venue from Udaipur Airport?

There are a host of transportation options available from the Maharana Pratap Airport, Udaipur to the venue.

  • You will find a prepaid taxi counter within the airport premises.
  • You may book an Uber from your smartphone
  • You may download the ‘Ola cabs’ application in your smartphone to book your cab

How do I reach the venue from Udaipur station?

  • You will find a lot of taxis and autorickshaws (local mode of transport) outside the railway station ready to ply you to the venue. But insist on going by the meter.
  • You may book an Uber from your smartphone
  • You may download the ‘Ola cabs’ application in your smartphone to book your cab.

Why should I attend this Fest? What will I get out of it?

Leaders from academia, public policy, government, spirituality, philanthropy and more will grace The ScooNews Global Educators Fest. These rare air achievers will help you:

Contribute: Actively put forth your views and deliberate on topics which will have a direct bearing on school education.

Network: Initiate national and international collaborations and partnerships.

Absorb Best Practices: Get exposure to latest global developments.

Showcase: Bring your start-up/ initiate/ best practice to the world through a live demo.

What if I am not sure who is available in August? Can I secure a spot without a name?

Of course! When you go to register people, just enter in “placeholder names” like Jane Placeholder and then enter a valid email address. When you do know who will be attending, give us a call on+91-9887533310 or send us an email on info@globaledfest.com with the complete details and we will update the details for you.

How do I get a receipt for my registration?

Once you are registered for the Fest and your payment is processed you will receive the printable version of the official receipt for your payment on your registered email. In case, you do not receive the email or are unable to locate the same, please send an email to accounts@scoonews.com with your registration/order number from the email address used to place the order.

What if I need to pay by cheque?

Kindly fill up the registration form and select the payment option as Cheque (available only if you are a resident of India) in the subsequent step. You may mail the cheque to:

Edupulse Media Private Limited
J-3, Jhalana Institutional Area,
Near Doordarshan Kendra,
Jaipur – 302004 (Rajasthan) India

Remember to mention the delegate name and order ID / contact number used while registering at the back of the cheque / DD.

What does my Delegate Registration include?

The Delegate registration includes Unconference fees, Lunches & Tea for both days and Conference kit.

I can’t attend the conference! How do I cancel and can I get a refund?

We understand life happens. If you aren’t able to make it to the unconference, please contact us as soon as possible at info@globaledfest.com. If you have already registered, you can cancel before 15th July 2018 and receive a 50% refund. Please do mention your registration/order number and communicate using the email address used for the registration.

No refunds will be given for cancellations after 15th July 2018.

I am a corporate. Do I get a chance to meet the speakers?

All ScooNews Global Educators Fest partners/media affiliates will get to meet and personally interact with the speakers.

Which countries are the delegates from?

We have already received delegate registrations from more than 10 countries.

Do you provide accommodation in your packages?

We strongly recommend that you should stay at the Fest affiliated hotels as we have negotiated with them for a special price for delegates attending SGEF2018 as we believe that the best networking happens during the breakfast, early morning walks in the hotel, at swimming pools and at after parties!  Please click here to book a ‘Residential Conference Package’.

Booking related information is available on the “Travel” page of ScooNews Global Educators Fest 2018 website as well as during the SGEF2018 registration process.

However, you have the option to stay at any hotel near the venue. Tripadvisor is an excellent source to find more information on these hotels along with user feedback and ratings.

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