Jaipur: Early Ed Asia 2019 began in the right earnest at The City Palace, Jaipur on Tuesday. While the pink city is grappling with a dip in mercury, the regal venue is buzzing with warmth and palpable energy of over 600 delegates from the field of early childhood education.\r\n\r\nDay 1 of this premier conference packs a punch with power talks by eminent educationist Dr. Daneila Lucangeli from Italy, Dr. Claire Warden from the UK, Dr. Swati Popat Vats, President, Early Childhood Association among other leading lights from India and abroad.\r\n\r\nThe individual speaking slots were interspersed with panel discussions and brainstorming sessions with stalwarts and experts from diverse fields to not only provide expert views but also to encourage healthy debate amongst attendees.\r\n\r\n\u201cEarly Ed Asia 2019 is another step in the ongoing journey towards formulating a strong and universal framework in the early education space. I am confident that over today and tomorrow we will have sparked a positive change in the status quo of early education,\u201d said Dr. Swati Popat Vats, President, ECA.\r\n\r\n\u201cIt is a historic conference in many ways. The sheer expertise in early childhood that is attending Early Ed Asia 2019 over today and tomorrow is staggering. The venue is inspiring beyond words. Personally, I am excited about all the content that will be shared during brainstorms, power talks and interviews,\u201d said Ravi Santlani, CEO, Scoones.\r\n\r\nDay 1 ended in a glittering award presentation ceremony felicitating luminaries from Early Childhood Education with the iconic ECA Hall of Fame Awards. These highly coveted awards are the most awaited recognition in this field and an honor to receive. The day wound down with networking over dinner hosted by the Royal Family of Jaipur. This story is provided by NewsVoir.