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Monday, Dec. 18th:
Pre-Registration & More

Activities for the over-achievers.

 

2:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Pre-Registration

We expect a sold out show! To beat the Tuesday morning lines and catch some extra Zs, come pick up your badges a day early at the Skirball Center:

566 LaGuardia Pl.
New York, NY 10012

 

8AM - 6PM

CEO's Backstage Pass to NY Edtech Week

Full Details here

2:45 PM - 3:30 PM

Panel Discussion: Debunking Myths about Ed Tech Investors and Superintendents

Facilitated by

Doug Roberts, President, NY Education Innovation Summit

Description:
Superintendents will share their strategic priorities, and will hear from innovators who can provide insights and coaching around those strategic issues.

INNOVATORS:

Amit Patel
Owl Ventures

Steve Kupfer
Redhouse Education Ventures

Matt Greenfield
Rethink Education

SUPERINTENDENTS:

Dr. Susan Enfield
Highline, WA

Dr. Steven Murley
Iowa City CSD, IA

Dr. Trent North
Douglas County, GA

 

 

Evening

Embassy Hop

Join us around New York City as embassies of countries with the progressive educational systems host members of the festival community for cocktails. Learn about growing edtech investment and startup ecosystems internationally and how you can be part of that growth.

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THE SHOW SPEAKERS


Jeanne Allen

Founder & CEO
The Center for Education Reform

Speaking At:
The Show

Guiseppe Aurichio

Executive Director, Learning Innovation
IESE Business School

Speaking At:
Think Tank: Importing & Exporting Education; Why And Why Not?

Dr. Yoav Bergner

Assistant Professor of Learning Sciences/Educational Technology
New York University

Speaking At:
Masterclass: Bottom-up Analysis and Evidence-Centered Design

Kai-Lee Berke

CEO
Teaching Strategies

Speaking At:
Think Tank: Games, Learning, Kids — Panacea or Pandora’s Box

Michael Block

Co-Founder
BASIS Curriculum Schools

Speaking At:
The Show

Olga Block

Co-Founder
BASIS Curriculum Schools

Speaking At:
The Show

Goldie Blumenstyk

Senior Writer
The Chronicle of Higher Education

Speaking At:
Think Tank: Will Adult Students Save Higher Ed?

Dr. Maaike Bouwmeester

Clinical Assistant Professor
New York University

Speaking At:
Masterclass: Differentiating your Product through Learning Experience (LX) Design

Patrick Brothers

CEO
Navitas Ventures

Speaking At:
Think Tank: Importing & Exporting Education; Why And Why Not?

Warren Buckleitner

Editor
Children’s Technology Review

Speaking At:
Think Tank: Games, Learning, Kids — Panacea or Pandora’s Box?

Sean Cavanagh

Senior Editor
Education Week

Speaking At:
Think Tank: K12 and Ed Tech: What We Have Here Is A Failure To Communicate.

Ulrik Juul Christensen

Executive Chairman
Area9 Group

Speaking At:
Think Tank: Will Adult Students Save Higher Ed?

David Coleman

President & CEO
The College Board

Speaking At:
The Show

Mark Cousino

Director of Technical & Professional Learning Solutions
Boeing

Speaking At:
Think Tank: Corporate Learning: Same As It Ever Was?

Stephanie Dua

President and COO
Homer

Speaking At:
Think Tank: Is the Lack of Efficacy, Evidence the “Fake News” of Ed Tech?

Phil Dunn

CIO
Greenwich Public Schools

Speaking At:
Think Tank: AI, Big Data, & Personalized Learning Or Just Plain-Old Common Sense?

Bart Epstein

Founding CEO
Jefferson Education Accelerator

Speaking At:
Think Tank: Is the Lack of Efficacy, Evidence the “Fake News” of Ed Tech?

Charles Fadel

Founder and Chairman
Center for Curriculum Redesign

Speaking At:
Think Tank: Importing & Exporting Education; Why And Why Not?

Paul Fama

Corporate Learning Leader
GE

Speaking At:
Think Tank: Corporate Learning: Same As It Ever Was?

Jonathan Finkelstein

Founder and CEO
Credly

Speaking At:
Think Tank: Will Adult Students Save Higher Ed?

Darryl Ford

Head of School
William Penn Charter School

Speaking At:
Think Tank: K12 and Ed Tech: What We Have Here Is A “Failure To Communicate.”

Lorri Freifeld

Editor-in-Chief
Training Magazine

Speaking At:
Think Tank: Corporate Learning: Same As It Ever Was?

Adam Fried

Superindentent
Harrington Park School District

Speaking At:
Think Tank: K12 and Ed Tech: What We Have Here Is A “Failure To Communicate.”

Karen Gallagher

Emery Stoops and Joyce King Stoops Dean
USC Rossier School of Education

Speaking At:
Think Tank: K12 and Ed Tech: What We Have Here Is A “Failure To Communicate.”

Eric Gertler

Co-Chairman, CEO
US News, Ulysses Ventures, respectively

Speaking At:
The Show

Alicia K. Glen

Deputy Mayor for Housing and Economic Development
City of New York

Speaking At:
The Show

Vikas Gupta

CEO
Wonder Workshop

Speaking At:
Think Tank: K12 and Ed Tech: What We Have Here Is A “Failure To Communicate.”

Andrew Hamilton

President
NYU

Speaking At:
Think Tank: Importing & Exporting Education; Why And Why Not?

Michael Hansen

Chief Executive Officer
Cengage Learning

Speaking At:
Think Tank: What's Working (And Not) In Higher Ed

Lauren Henderson

President
tekMountian

Speaking At:
Think Tank: Is the Lack of Efficacy, Evidence the “Fake News” of Ed Tech?

Jonathan Harber

Managing Director
StartEd

Speaking At:
Opening Show

Frederick Hess

Director of Education Policy Studies
American Enterprise Institute

Speaking At:
Think Tank: Is the Lack of Efficacy, Evidence the “Fake News” of Ed Tech?

Danial Jameel

Founder and CEO
OOHLALA Mobile

Speaking At: Think Tank: What’s Working (And Not) In Higher Ed

Bob Johnson

President and CEO
The American College of Financial Services

Speaking At:
Think Tank: What's Working (And Not) In Higher Ed

Ash Kaluarachchi

Managing Director
StartEd

Speaking At:
Opening Show

John Katzman

CEO
Noodle Education

Speaking At:
Think Tank: Is the Lack of Efficacy, Evidence the “Fake News” of Ed Tech?

Ann Kirschner

Professor
The City University of New York

Speaking At:
Think Tank: What's Working (And Not) In Higher Ed

Doug Lederman

Editor and Co-Founder
Inside Higher Ed

Speaking At:
Think Tank: What's Working (And Not) In Higher Ed

Phyllis Lockett

CEO
Leap Innovations

Speaking At:
Think Tank: K12 and Ed Tech: What We Have Here Is A “Failure To Communicate.”

Ted Magder

Vice Dean for Academic Affairs
NYU Steinhart

Speaking At:
The Show

Victoria Marsick

Professor of Education
Columbia University, Teachers College

Speaking At:
Think Tank: Corporate Learning: Same As It Ever Was?

Dr. Colleen McHenry

Chief of Accreditation
Joint Special Operations University

Speaking At:
Think Tank: Will Adult Students Save Higher Ed?

Gail Mellow

President
LaGuardia Community College

Speaking At:
Think Tank: Will Adult Students Save Higher Ed?

Ted Mitchell

President
American Council on Education

Speaking At:
Think Tank: What's Working (And Not) In Higher Ed

Eva Moskowitz

CEO & Founder
Success Academy Charter Schools

Speaking At:
The Show

Inés Sáenz Negrete

Dean of the School of Humanities and Education
Instituto Tecnológico Y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey

Speaking At:
Think Tank: Importing & Exporting Education; Why And Why Not?

Ruth Neild

Director of PERC
Research for Action

Speaking At:
Think Tank: Is the Lack of Efficacy, Evidence the “Fake News” of Ed Tech?

Satya V. Nitta

Global Head of AI Solutions for Learning
IBM

Speaking At:
Think Tank: AI, Big Data, & Personalized Learning Or Just Plain-Old Common Sense?

Iris Palmer

Senior Policy Analyst
New America | Education Policy Program

Speaking At:
Think Tank: Will Adult Students Save Higher Ed?

Dr. Jan Plass

Paulette Goddard Professor in Digital Media and Learning Sciences
New York University

Speaking At:
Masterclass: Five Ways to Use Emotional Design to Enhance your App

Robin Raskin

Founder
Living in Digital Times

Speaking At:
Think Tank: Games, Learning, Kids — Panacea or Pandora’s Box

Bill Ridgers

Business Education Editor
The Economist

Speaking At:
Think Tank: Importing & Exporting Education; Why And Why Not?

Jeffrey Rosen

President & CEO
National Constitution Center

Speaking At:
The Show

Chris Rush

Co-Founder and Chief Program Officer
New Classrooms

Speaking At:
Think Tank: AI, Big Data, & Personalized Learning Or Just Plain-Old Common Sense?

Ben Sawyer

Co-Founder
Serious Games Initiative

Speaking At:
Think Tank: Games, Learning, Kids — Panacea or Pandora’s Box

Maia Sharpley

Founder & CEO
Odonata Ventures

Speaking At: Think Tank: AI, Big Data, & Personalized Learning Or Just Plain-Old Common Sense?

Dan Silverburg

VP & GM, Learning & Workforce
Burningglass Technologies

Speaking At:
Think Tank: Corporate Learning: Same As It Ever Was?

Joshua P. Starr

CEO
PDK International Family of Associations

Speaking At:
Think Tank: AI, Big Data, & Personalized Learning Or Just Plain-Old Common Sense?

Steven Stemler

Associate Professor of Psychology
Wesleyan University

Speaking At:
Masterclass: Is it ever OK to throw a chalk eraser at a sleeping student?

Carolyn Strom, PhD

Early Childhood Literacy Faculty
NYU Steinhardt

Speaking At:
Think Tank: Games, Learning, Kids — Panacea or Pandora’s Box

Jon Supovitz

Director
Consortium for Policy Research in Education (CPRE)

Speaking At:
Think Tank: AI, Big Data, & Personalized Learning Or Just Plain-Old Common Sense?

Todd Tauber

VP Product Marketing
Degreed

Speaking At:
Think Tank: Corporate Learning: Same As It Ever Was?

Becky Takeda-Tinker

President
Colorado State University - Global Campus

Speaking At:
Think Tank: Will Adult Students Save Higher Ed?

Johnny C. Taylor Jr.

President and Chief Executive Officer
Society for Human Resource Management

Speaking At:
The Show

Stuart Udell

CEO
K12

Speaking At:
Think Tank: K12 and Ed Tech: What We Have Here Is A “Failure To Communicate.”

Dr. Mary Elizabeth Wilson

Chief Learning Officer
GEMS

Speaking At:
Masterclass: Exploring Global Education

AGENDA

 
 
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OPENING SHOW

StartEd Talks & Performances

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SHARK TANKS

Company presentations and investor commentary.

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THINK TANKS

Experts and attendees engage in group discussions

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MASTERCLASSES

Seminars by rockstar faculty.

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OPEN LABS

Interactive workshops across NYC

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Gallery of Innovation

‘Speed-dates’ with cutting edge companies.

Dec. 19, morning

 

Opening Show

Kick off the show with a combination of star-studded musical performances and speeches by industry luminaries who will spotlight some of the key challenges of education.


Opening Performances

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Telly Leung is an American actor, singer, and songwriter. He is known for his many musical theatre roles on Broadway, including Aladdin (current) and RENT, as well as for his role on the Fox comedy-drama series Glee.

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Flocabulary is a wildly talented education-themed hip hop group that has been featured on MTV, The Today Show, ABC, and CNN.  


Opening Speakers

Jeanne Allen Founder & CEO The Center for Education Reform

Jeanne Allen
Founder & CEO
The Center for Education Reform

Alicia Glen
Deputy Mayor for Housing and Economic Development, 
City of New York

Johnny C. Taylor Jr. President & CEO, Society for Human Resource Management

Johnny C. Taylor Jr.
President & CEO,
Society for Human Resource Management

Olga & Michael Block Co-Founders, BASIS Curriculum Schools

Olga & Michael Block
Co-Founders,
BASIS Curriculum Schools

Ted Magder Vice Dean for Academic Affairs NYU Steinhart

Ted Magder
Vice Dean for Academic Affairs
NYU Steinhart

David Coleman President & CEO, The College Board

David Coleman
President & CEO,
The College Board

Eva Moskowitz CEO & Founder, Success Academy Charter Schools

Eva Moskowitz
CEO & Founder,
Success Academy Charter Schools

Eric Gertler Co-Chairman & CEO, U.S. News & World Report and Ulysses Ventures

Eric Gertler
Co-Chairman & CEO,
U.S. News & World Report and Ulysses Ventures

Jeff Rosen President & CEO, National Constitution Center

Jeff Rosen
President & CEO,
National Constitution Center

 
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AGENDA

 
 
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OPENING SHOW

StartEd Talks & Performances

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SHARK TANKS

Company presentations and investor commentary.

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THINK TANKS

Experts and attendees engage in group discussions

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MASTERCLASSES

Seminars by rockstar faculty.

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OPEN LABS

Interactive workshops across NYC

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Gallery of Innovation

‘Speed-dates’ with cutting edge companies.

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