AGENDA 2021

Latest agenda for virtual conference “EdTech World Forum 2021” being held Online on November 29-30, 2021.

29th Nov (Online)
09:00 AM
KEYNOTE I: The role of data and insight in Education

Chris Rothwell | Director of Education | Microsoft Ltd

09:20 AM
KEYNOTE II: Driving learner/student acquisition via digital marketing

David Julian, Head of Industry, EdTech - GOOGLE

09:40 AM
KEYNOTE III: Building Digital Teaching and Learning Capabilities in Higher Education

Dr Carina Ginty, Head, Teaching and Learning Office | GMIT

10:00 AM
KEYNOTE IV: EDTECH DISRUPTION FOR BLENDED AND FLIPPED LEARNING

Dr Matthew Yee-King, Programme Director, Computer Science BSc online, Goldsmiths, University of London

10:20 AM
ONLINE NETWORKING BREAK
Raphael BettiRaphael Betti - Head of Equity Risk Management , European Investment Fund (EIF)

10:50 AM
KEYNOTE V: Innovation processes for EdTech & New Work

Oana Ria, EdTech & New Work Lead, Kickstart

11:10 AM
KEYNOTE VI: Emerging Digital EdTech Strategies for Schools & Colleges
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Dil Sidhu, Senior Advisor | Strategic Partnerships, EDX

11:30 AM
PANEL DISCUSSION: LATEST MARKET TRENDS IN GLOBAL EDTECH SECTOR 2021-2022

  • Panelists:
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  • Chris Rothwell | Director of Education | Microsoft Ltd
  • David Julian, Head of Industry, EdTech - GOOGLE
  • Dil Sidhu, Senior Advisor | Strategic Partnerships, EDX
  • Dr Matthew Yee-King, Programme Director, Computer Science BSc online, Goldsmiths, University of London
  • Dr Carina Ginty,Head, Teaching and Learning Office | GMIT

12:30 PM
ONLINE NETWORKING BREAK

01:00 PM
AUGMENTED REALITY AND LEARNING INNOVATION

Professor Debbie Holley, Professor Of Learning Innovation, University of Bournemouth

01:15 PM
The Role of EdTech in Developing digital, enterprise and employability skills

Polly Morgan, Programme Director, iDEA

01:30 PM
How Simulation-Based Learning is Transforming Education

Imran Mouna, Co-Founder, InStage

01:45 PM
The Future of Learning is Playful with AR, VR and XR

Jan L. Plass, Paulette Goddard Professor of Digital Media and Learning Sciences, New York University

02:00 PM
ONLINE NETWORKING BREAK
Rodney SchwartzRodney Schwartz - CEO , ClearlySo

02:15 PM
Where next for Language Learning and Assessment using EdTech

Dylan Jones, Commercial Director, British Council

02:30 PM
POST-COVID DISRUPTION AND EDTECH IN HE SPACE

Dr Wendy Maria Purcell, BSc PhD FRSA, Harvard University

02:45 PM
Artificial Intelligence in Education

Charles Fadel, Project Director, Harvard Graduate School of Education, Harvard University

03:00 PM
How User-Centric education can be designed, delivered, and measured for success

Chris Jennings, Chris Jennings | Learning Experience Design Lead, GOOGLE

30th Nov (Online)
09:00 AM
KEYNOTE I: EDTECH FOR RECRUITMENT AND TRAINING

Andrew Clements, CEO & Founder - Edease

09:40 AM
KEYNOTE III: Using Blockchain to Create EdTech Solutions
Mauricio RODRIGUESMauricio RODRIGUES - Co-Head, Impact Investing , BARCLAYS WEALTH

Danielius Stasiulis - CEO, co-founder - BitDegree

10:00 AM
KEYNOTE IV: Future Ready Skills - FUTURE OF ONLINE EDUCATION WITH AI AND CLOUD

Jennifer King, M.Ed - UK Schools Engagement Lead - Microsoft

10:20 AM
ONLINE NETWORKING BREAK
Severin LuebkeSeverin Luebke - Lead for the Impact Programme , DFID (Department for International Development)

10:50 AM
KEYNOTE V: The role of simulation for authentic learning: blending theory and practice
Tom BrittonTom Britton - Co-Founder , SYNDICATEROOM

Debbie Holley, Professor of Learning Innovation, Bournemouth University

11:10 AM
KEYNOTE V: Building EdTech that is leading edge and works for its users
Hannah SchiffHannah Schiff - Manager, Research , GIIN (Global Impact Investing Network)

Dr Alison Clark-Wilson, Principal, Research Impact and Engagement Lead (IOE-CCM), UCL Knowledge Lab UCL, Institute of Education, University College London

11:30 PM
PANEL DISCUSSION: EXPLORING NEW OPPORTUNITIES IN GLOBAL EDTECH MARKETS
Nigel Kershaw OBENigel Kershaw OBE - Chair , The Big Issue Group

  • Panelists:
  • Danielius Stasiulis - CEO, co-founder - BitDegree
  • Jennifer King, M.Ed - UK Schools Engagement Lead - Microsoft
  • Dr Alison Clark-Wilson, Principal, Research Impact and Engagement Lead (IOE-CCM), UCL Knowledge Lab
  • Andrew Clements, CEO & Founder - Edease
  • Natalia Jaszczuk | Head of Learning, Learnlight

12:30 PM
ONLINE NETWORKING BREAK

01:00 PM
Unlocking Skills mastery through authentic, blended learning
Alexander BrunnerAlexander Brunner - Head of Impact Investments , LGT Bank (Zurich)

Natalia Jaszczuk, Head of Learning, Learnlight

01:15 PM
Personalized Learning Game (PLG) Engine invention

Dr. Scott Martin, Co-Founder, Elluminai Labs. Professor, Games & AI, George Mason University

01:30 PM
Digitalization in Higher Ed using OpenSource technologies

Kirsten Ingmar Heiss, Managing Director, OpenCampus GmbH

01:45 PM
Global EdTech Landscape. Mapping the future of learning

Patrick Brothers - Co-CEO and Co-Founder - HolonIQ

02:00 PM
ONLINE NETWORKING BREAK

02:15 PM
Diversity & Inclusion in EdTech
Klaus-Michael ChristensenKlaus-Michael Christensen - President , Swiss Impact Investment Association (SIIA)

Germán Bencci, Founder of CodeYourFuture

02:45 PM
Creating Access & Inclusion for Marginalized Children via EdTech

Richard Geary - S.K, Founder/Director, Deaf Reach Schools, Training Centers & Colleges, Family Educational Services Foundation

03:00 PM
CLOSING KEYNOTE - AI-enabled Enrollment Optimization

Nishant Singhal, Client Engagement Manager, Higher Education Practice, Quantiph