MUMBAI, India, October 29 /PRNewswire/ -- The exclusive, annual Tata Interactive Learning Forum (TLF) - Education Track is expected to draw some of the leaders, innovators, and decision makers in the education arena.

TLF 2009 (Education Track), being conducted by Tata Interactive Systems, will be held on October 29-30, at the St Julien Hotel and Spa in Boulder, CO.

The event will be opened by Sanjaya Sharma, CEO, Tata Interactive Systems and will examine strategies for publishing and educational practitioners to face 21st century teaching challenges. According to Sanjaya Sharma, The forum is structured so that the invited leaders will have exposure to new research and technologies and have a productive exchange of ideas in an informal setting about education for the 21st century.

This invitation-only forum will feature interactive sessions by the pioneers in 21st century learning who will delve into the cutting edge of best practices and technological interventions across all subject matters and levels. The sessions at TLF 2009 will include:

- The Role of Learning and the Future of Online America by John Ebersole, President, Excelsior College - Emerging Trends in Higher Education by Doug Cremer, Executive Director, California Community College System - Edutainment by Christian Ludtke, scoyo - Digital Delivery of Instruction by Eliot Levinson, CEO, BLE Group - K-14 Standards Trends by Diane Miller, Executive VP and Chief Creative Officer, Peoples Education - ETS, Mobile Learning, and Automated Scoring Case Study by Robert Block, Associate VP, ETS - Learning for Life in Our Times by Bernie Trilling, Global Director, Oracle Foundation - Insiders Look at The Top 21st Century Education Market Economic and Technology Drivers for Business Decision Making by Nelson B. Heller, Ph.D., President, EdNET and Anne Wucjik, Education Analyst - Professional Development for the New Demands on Teachers by Steven Rowley, COO, Master Teacher

The sessions will be followed by a panel discussion on the Direction of the Education Market.

More information about this event can be obtained at:

About Tata Interactive Systems (TIS)

Tata Interactive Systems (TIS) is the world's leading global developer of Web-based learning solutions - with a team of over 600 multi-disciplinary specialists, TIS creates 3000+ hours of learning content across 160+ concurrent projects every year.

The scope of TIS' learning solutions in the educational arena encompasses curriculum design and content development for the K-20 space, technology platform consulting, portal development using collaborative technologies, learning and content management systems for education and publishing, assessments, simulations and games, among others. TIS has extensive experience across diverse industry domains including publishing, virtual and online schools, professional education institutions, and universities such as McGraw-Hill Group of Companies; Bertelsmann Group; Oxford University Press; Pearson Education; University of Maryland University College; University of Phoenix Online, and Air War College.

TIS has development centers in Germany, Switzerland, and India. Its sales and marketing operations span the US, Canada, the UK, mainland Europe, Australia, New Zealand, the Middle East, and Asia.

For more information: Bryan Kantor Tel. +1-413-568-0244 (c) 2009 Tata Interactive Systems Tata Interactive Systems 2124 Oaktree Rd Edison, NJ 08820 Tel. +1-413-568-0244 Web:

SOURCE: Tata Interactive Systems

CONTACT: For more information: Bryan Kantor, Tel. +1-413-568-0244,; Tata Interactive Systems, 2124 Oaktree Rd,Edison, NJ 08820, Tel. +1-413-568-0244