• Next-Gen Education Tuesday, June 24, 2014 - 02:30PM to 07:30PM
    Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
    405 Howard St
    San Francisco, CA 94105
    Education & Tech Conference

Next-Gen Education



  • Big data, Common Core, STEM, MOOCs, and SPOCs.

    After decades of playing a supplementary role in education, the global Silicon Valley community - from technologists to venture capitalists - is disrupting the old school house at its foundation.  Attend the Next-Gen Education and learn from educators, policy makers, investors, and edtech entrepreneurs on the productive use of technology to transform education - from pre-K to life-long learning. Sign up now!|
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    Dylan Arena, Kidaptive
    @DylanAArena   @Kidaptive
    Tina Barseghian
    Matt Bowman, EdSurge
    @mattwbowman   @EdSurge
    Greg Bybee, NovoEd
    @gregbybee    @GoNovoEd 
    Karen Cator, Digital Promise
    @kcator   @DigitalPromise
    Jennie Dougherty, KIPP
    @DoughertyJennie   @kippbayarea
    Matt Greenfield, Rethink Education
    @mattgreenfield   @Rethink_Ed
    Heather Hiles, Pathbrite
    @HeatherHiles   @Pathbrite
    Dave Jarrat, Inside Track
    @djarrat    @insidetrack
    Larry Kane, Orrick
    @orrick    @coachkane
    Ben Nelson, Minerva Project
    Matt Pasternack, Clever
    @mattpasternack   @getClever
      Michael Staton, Learn Capital
    @MPStaton    @LearnCap
    Dennis Yang, Udemy
    @dennistyang    @udemy


    2:30 - 2:50     Registration, Networking, Demo Tables
    2:50 - 3:00   Welcoming Remarks
        Adiba Barney, CEO, SVForum
        Larry Kane, Partner, Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
    3:00 - 3:45   Keynote and Fireside Chat: Closing the Digital Learning Gap
        Karen Cator, President and CEO, Digital Promise
        Interviewed: Tina Barseghian, Editor-in-Chief, Mindshift KQED
    3:45 - 4:45   Panel: K-12 Edtech Ecosystem Innovation  
        Dylan Arena, Co-Founder & Chief Learning Scientist, Kidaptive
        Jennie  Dougherty, Innovation Manager, KIPP Bay Area
        Matt Greenfield, Managing Partner, Rethink Education
        Matt Pasternack, Director of Growth, Clever
        Moderator: Matt Bowman, Co-Founder & Writer, EdSurge
    4:45 - 5:00      Break
    5:00 - 5:30   Lightning Talk: Technology Enables & Outcomes Inspire: Building the Best University in the World
        Ben Nelson, Founder & CEO, Minerva Project
    5:30- 6:30   Panel: Higher Ed & Life-Long Learning Edtech Ecosystem Innovation     
        Greg Bybee, Director of Product Management, NovoEd
          Heather Hiles, Founder and CEO, Pathbrite
        Dave Jarrat, Vice President of Marketing, Inside Track
        Michael Staton, Partner, Learn Capital
        Dennis Yang, Udemy
        Moderator: Larry Kane, Partner, Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
    6:30 - 7:30    Reception and Demo Tables 


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    Interested in sponsoring and providing scholarships for teachers to attend the conference? Please click here to see package options and email charlene@svforum.org.


    Driving and parking directions to 405 Howard St, San Francisco, CA
    Orrick has a dedicated parking garage; the entrance is located on First St. (map) (more information).  The garage has a maximum daily fee of $30, and has a flat rate of $10 that starts at 4pm.  Please note: due to construction in the area, street parking will be limited. 

    From the South Bay: Take 101 North to King St. Continue onto King St, and then continue onto the Embarcadero. Turn left onto Howard St. Orrick will be on the left.

    From the North Bay: (Tolls apply) Take 80 West to Fremont St exit; continue along Fremont St., merge onto Fremont St, and then turn left on Howard. For 101 South, click here.

    From the East Bay: Take 580 West to 80 West; exit on Fremont St. Continue along Fremont St., merge onto Fremont St, and turn left on Howard.

    Public Transportation:
    The closest BART station to Orrick is a six-minute walk. Ticket and parking fees apply.
    Take BART to the Embarcadero Station. Head down Market St toward Fremont St. Turn left onto Fremont St., and then turn right onto Howard St. Orrick will be on the left. (BART Trip Planner