"K- TALKS" - KMEA Annual lecture series organized every year is a one day conference to bring together like minded individuals, practices and institutions to join us in deliberating, discussing and brainstorming on what needs to be done and how to go about it, and thereafter hopefully working together as well. Prof Uday Gadkari, President at Council of Architecture, inaugurated the one day conference and started the KMEA Annual lecture series with his talk on ‘COA’s role & initiatives in setting minimum standards in Architectural education’. Attended by architects, students and faculties from various other colleges, the talk touched upon the opportunities and challenges faced at present by architectural education in India and the minimum quantitative and qualitative aspects to be taken care of.