Education & Technology Conference
Updates from the Event
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Education and Technology Conference preview by Naveen Jain,
Founder: World Innovation Institute, Moon Express, Intelius, InfoSpace
Board of Trustee: X Prize Foundation, Singularity University
This event will feature key leaders and influencers taking a critical look at how technology and business model-innovation are changing education as we know it. Innovative technologies are spreading quickly across the globe to respond to the thirst for education. Companies have taken this opportunity to shape the future of learning and investors are searching for the future winners in the field. Who are the emerging leaders and how will the education technology sector be transformed?
Join us for discussions on the future of education.
Hear from voices of academia and innovative technology companies.
8:00am - 8:45am Registration/Continental Breakfast & Networking 8:45am - 9:00am Welcome and Introductions 9:00am - 9:30am Opening Keynote- Global Education and Entrepreneurship
9:30am - 10:15am
Education for Everyone - New Models in Higher Education
Marleen McDaniel, Onsophic
Ben Nelson, Minerva
Moderator: Lisa Petrides, Institute for the Study of
Knowledge Management in Education
10:15am - 10:35am Morning Break 10:45am - 11:15am Mid Morning Keynote - How to Reinvent Education Using Neuroscience
Naveen Jain, Singularity University
11:15am - 12:00pm
Panel Discussion: Voice of Academia
John Danner, Rocketship Education
Dr. Paul Kim, Stanford University
Dr. Raymond Ravaglia, Educational Program for Gifted Youth (EPGY)
at Stanford University
Jason Willis, San Jose Unified School District
Moderator: Dr. James C. Spohrer, IBM University Programs Worldwide
12:00pm - 12:45pm
Panel Discussion: Investment Landscape
Tom Kalinske, Alsop Louie Partners
Ted Mitchell, NewSchools Venture Fund
Sergio Monsalve, Norwest Venture Partners
Tory Patterson, Catamount Ventures
Moderator: Cynthia Ringo, DBL Investors
12:45pm - 1:30pm Lunch Break 1:30pm - 2:15pm
Panel Discussion: Technology Innovations
Colin Barceloux, Bookrenter
Holly DeLeon, Livescribe
Andrew Maguire, InternMatch
Elaine Sigal, STIZZiL
Shantanu Sinha, Khan Academy
Moderator: Claire Lee, Microsoft
2:15pm - 2:45pm Closing Keynote
Margaret Heffernan, Author, "Willfull Blindness"
2:45pm - 3:30pm Networking 3:30pm Conference Concludes
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