2016 TransformingEDU Summit
Friday, January 8

2016 Welcome
8:30 - 8:55am
Venetian, Level 4, Lando 4301

Welcome

Welcome to the 2016 TransformingEDU Summit!
Welcome:
Producer
TransformingEDU
8:30 – 9:00 AM
Venetian, Level 4, Lando 4301

Appreneur Scholars

Join us as we honor the 2016 Appreneur Scholar award winners, a global mobile app scholarship competition sponsored by the Kay Family Foundation showcasing two high school and college students building unique mobile apps to change the world.

Panelists:
Director of Programs
Director of Programs at the Kay Family Foundation
Where Invests Are Paying Off
9 – 9:30 AM
Venetian, Level 4, Lando 4301

Generation 2.0 of Online Learning

Schools have struggled to create high-quality online learning experiences. Early systems were clunky and built for broadcast. Video conferencing, interactive platforms, and content tools are ushering in a new world. John Katzman, CEO of Noodle Companies, outlines the next generation.
Speakers:
Chief Executive Officer
The Noodle Companies, LLC
9:30 – 10 AM
Venetian, Level 4, Lando 4301

College Degrees of the Future: From MOOCs to Credentials

Microcredentials? Nanodegrees? Just-in-time learning? We’ll take a peek at the state of MOOCs and how members of enormous learning communities are now completing a new generation of skills and credentials-based education. From content to campuses to credentials, we’re on it.
Moderator:
Senior Editor
Chronicle of Higher Education
Panelists:
Vice President for Public Affairs
Capella Education Company
Managing Director
University Ventures
Founder & CEO
Credly
VP of Partners and Programs
Instructure
Data & Hardware
10:15 – 10:45 AM
Venetian, Level 4, Lando 4301

Tools for Measuring Educational Progress

It’s a new age for Big Data, assessments and adaptive tools in education. We will take a look at what isbeing done with all the information being gathered and look at the “who, what and why” of measuring success.
Moderator:
CEO and Founder
Jefferson Education Accelerator
Panelists:
Executive Director
The University Innovation Alliance (UIA)
Founder & CEO
Career Journey GPS
Chief Digital Officer
unbundlED Inc.
CEO
DreamBox Learning
10:45 – 11:15 AM
Venetian, Level 4, Lando 4301

Agile Learning: What Developers Can Teach Us

Technology continues to change how people seek information and gain knowledge. Hear how agile learning methodologies, and harnessing change during the learning cycle, can lead to high-quality, dramatically improved outcomes.
Moderator:
Senior Editor
Chronicle of Higher Education
Panelists:
Executive Chairman and Founder
Cerego LLC
President
Dev Bootcamp
Paulette Goddard Chair in Digital Media and Learning Sciences
New York University
Makers, Gamers and Project Learning
11:30 – 12 PM
Venetian, Level 4, Lando 4301

Explore, Create, Share: New Lessons in Learning

Come hear from LEGO Education on how curiosity and creativity can be discovered again in today’s elementary classrooms.
Speakers:
Educational Concept Developer
LEGO Education
12 – 12:30 PM
Venetian, Level 4, Lando 4301

Products Shaping Educational Movements

Experience the fun, creativity and innovation in the Coding, Gaming, Makers, and Robotics products shaping a new movement in science and delivering big on critical thinking skills.
Moderator:
Learning, Design & Technology PhD Candidate
The Pennsylvania State University
Panelists:
Head, LPS
Penn State University
Sr. Principal Scientist, Digital Imaging
Adobe
Senior Marketing Manager, Preschool and Elementary
LEGO Education
Head of Education
TouchCast
President and CEO
Toolwire
Innovations
1:00 –2:00 PM
Venetian, Level 4, Lando 4301

Can Innovation in Academic Ecosystems Convert Makers to Producers?

University “maker” spaces designed to encourage experiential learning and entrepreneurial thinking are gaining in popularity. Their full impact will arise when connections to the broader innovation ecosystem, including production, are included.
Panelists:
Dean, Case School of Engineering
Case Western Reserve University
2:00 - 3:00 PM
Venetian, Level 4, Lando 4301

Cutting EDGE: Learning Beyond the Classroom

Join Don Burton, co-founder of EDGE, and leading investors as they set up the education landscape beyond the classroom. Find insights into the $6 trillion global education industry and hear from cutting-edge startups driving digital transformation.
Moderator:
Co-Founder
EDGE
Panelists:
Founder
Coachtube.com
Co-Founder & Managing Director
University Ventures
CEO
Ruckus Learning
CEO
OoKa Island
Founder and CEO
Thrively
Classroom of the Future
3:30 – 4 PM
Venetian, Level 4, Lando 4301

Beyond the Maker Movement in Education

As 3D printing proliferates and the maker movement expands across grades and campuses, we see colleges (and businesses) being transformed. Come hear how the new vision of a classroom will affect the supply chain and impact a generation.
Speakers:
Vice President of Product
MakerBot
4:00 – 4:30 PM
Venetian, Level 4, Lando 4301

Digital Century. Digital Learning.

Virtual reality? Check. Artificial Intelligence? Check. Robot tutors? It’s coming. Experience a cutting- edge demonstration of the how high-tech tools and even gaming technologies are changing the student and teacher experience.
Moderator:
Learning, Design & Technology PhD Candidate
The Pennsylvania State University
Panelists:
VP of Marketing & Business Development for the Americas
Aldebaran
Senior Director, Global Learning Initiatives
Discovery Education
Professor of Psychology and Dean
Jacobs University Bremen
Education Program Manager
DAQRI
CEO
Filament Games
Content and Collaboration
4:30 – 5:00 PM
Venetian, Level 4, Lando 4301

Edupreneurship and Innovation Around the World

Learn about the new capital in global education. The new educational entrepreneur attracts capital more than capital attracts education.
Moderator:
President Latin America
Cengage Learning
Panelists:
Tecnológico de Monterrey
CEO and a member of the CET’s management team
MindCET
President and Founder
Kuepa