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Education Disrupted | Silicon Valley | 2016

Silicon Valley Innovation Center

Tuesday, March 7, 2017 at 8:00 AM - Thursday, March 9, 2017 at 4:00 PM (PST)

Education Disrupted | Silicon Valley | 2016

Ticket Information

Ticket Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
Early Bird - Full conference
Includes Day 1 pass, Day 2 pass, Day 3 company visits pass, exclusive dinner, conference video.
Oct 27, 2016 $860.00 $0.00
Regular - Full conference
Includes Day 1 pass, Day 2 pass, Day 3 company visits pass, exclusive dinner, conference video.
Not Started $989.00 $0.00
Late Bird - Full conference
Includes Day 1 pass, Day 2 pass, Day 3 company visits pass, exclusive dinner, conference video.
Not Started $1,187.00 $0.00
2-Day Pass
Includes Day 1 and Day 2 at the conference.
Dec 1, 2016 $599.00 $0.00
Day 1 Pass Nov 23, 2016 $379.00 $0.00
Day 2 Pass Nov 23, 2016 $379.00 $0.00
Day 3 Pass
Includes ONLY company visits
Nov 23, 2016 $379.00 $0.00
Non-profit organization
Includes admittance to Day 1 and Day 2 of the conference. Does NOT include company visits.
Nov 23, 2016 $250.00 $0.00
EdTech Startups
Includes admittance to Day 1 and Day 2 of the conference. Does NOT include company visits.
Nov 23, 2016 $250.00 $0.00
Online Attendance Nov 23, 2016 $199.00 $0.00
Startup Showcase
Includes admittance ONLY to Startup Showcase on Day 1 of the conference.
Nov 23, 2016 $89.00 $0.00
Group tickets (price per person) - Early Bird   more info Oct 27, 2016 $554.00 $0.00

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A Disruptive Leadership Summit: Insights, Trends, Innovations & Connections

Emerging technologies are disrupting higher education today as never before. How can institutions learn to recognize the new threats and opportunities and use them to innovate and stay ahead of the curve?

Join industry leaders from Silicon Valley as they explore the future of higher education. Learn what it takes to harness and accelerate the next wave of disruptive business models, partnerships, technologies, digital ecosystems, advanced analytics, and models of innovative curriculum and student success for the future.

See our lineup of leading experts below. Additional speakers and sessions will be announced shortly - sign up here for updates!

Why Attend

You will learn how to:

  • Identify a range of disruptive technologies in higher education;
  • Develop an adaptive and sustainable business model for your institution;
  • Navigate the virtualization of higher education in all its many aspects;
  • Attract and retain students using personalized analytics-based programs;
  • Amplify your institution’s value proposition in the emerging marketplace;
  • Design an innovative marketing strategy with actionable metrics.

Who Should Attend

  • Faculty and staff from higher education institutions of all types, sizes, and demographics;
  • Leaders in education technology;
  • Instructional designers;
  • Investors in disruptive technologies and educational innovations;
  • Researchers, public officials, and policymakers.

Conference Overview

The conference will accelerate dialogue and connections among influential actors in this dynamic space – and generate strategic insights for action. Conference highlights: Leadership panels on the next wave of trends, technologies, and adaptive strategies. Showcase of local startups. Table-top discussions and optional post-conference meetings with innovative companies.

Conference Agenda (Subject to change)

Day 1: Wednesday, November 30th, 2016 - Morning Sessions

Education Disrupted - Threats

8:00-8:30am

Registration and Breakfast

8:30-9:00am

Opening Remarks

Andrey Kunov

President, Silicon Valley Innovation Center

9:00-9:45am

Opening Keynote Address

Ryan Craig

Managing Director, University Ventures

9:45-10:45am

Panel 1: New Emerging Trends in Higher Education

A discussion of disruptive initiatives that are changing higher education, such as open education, lifelong and peer-to-peer learning, career-focused education and more.

Larry Cooperman

Associate Dean for Open Education, UC Irvine

David Blake

CEO, Degreed

Karl Mehta

CEO and Founder, EdCast

Darren Shimkus

General Manager, Udemy

10:45 - 11:15am

Coffee and Networking

11:15am - 12:15pm

Panel 2: Disruptive Technologies in Higher Education

A focus on digital micro-credentials, interactive learning experiences, adaptive and mobile learning technologies, MOOCS and more.

Michael Staton

Partner, Learn Capital

Bram Bout

Director, Google for Education

Danny King

Co-founder and CEO, Accredible

Jonathan Finkelstein

Founder and CEO, Credly

12:15-1:30pm

Lunch and Networking

Day 1: Wednesday, November 30th, 2016 - Afternoon Sessions

Education Disrupted - Threats

1:30-2:15pm

Keynote Address

2:15 - 3:15pm

Panel 3: Emerging Substitutes for Traditional Academic Models

Panel on the rise of community colleges, low-cost Bachelors and Masters degrees, and radically new types of undergraduate and graduate programs.

Andrew Tang

CEO, Draper University

Stephen M. Kosslyn

Founding Dean, Minerva School of Arts and Sciences at KGI

Nicole Wilson

VP, Faculty and Curriculum, Singularity University

Dale Stephens

CEO, UnCollege Gap Year

3:15 - 4:15pm

Panel 4: New Entrants and Disruptive Business Models

A critical review of successful business models of popular boot camps, nanodegree programs, and new “emerging skills" programs.

Ruan Pethiyagoda

Chief Strategy Officer, Hack Reactor

Anne Spalding

Director, Dev Bootcamp, San Francisco

4:15 - 4:45pm

Coffee and Networking

4:45 - 6:15pm

Startup Showcase Details to follow

6:15 - 6:30pm

Day 1 Closing Remarks

Day 2: Thursday, December 1st, 2016 - Morning Sessions

Education Disrupted: Opportunities

8:00-8:30am

Registration and Breakfast

8:30 - 9:00am

Opening Remarks

9:00 - 9:45am

KEYNOTE ADDRESS

9:45 - 10:45am

Panel 1: Strategic Use of Predictive Analytics and Big Data in Higher Education

Survey and discussion of innovative uses of big data in academic administration and institutional management, including adaptive learning and competency-based education (CBE).

David Koehn

VP Product Management, D2L

10:45 - 11:15am

Coffee and Networking

11:15am - 12:15pm

Panel 2: Recruiting and Retaining Millennials: Leveraging New Technologies in Efficient and Effective Marketing Strategies

What are the new trends in higher education marketing recruitment and technology and how your institution can leverage them?

Joe E. Ross

Senior Vice President, Education Solutions & Chief Strategy Officer, HotChalk

Kai Drekmeier

Founder and President, InsideTrack

12:15-1:30pm

Lunch and Networking

Day 2: Thursday, December 1st, 2016 - Afternoon Sessions

Education Disrupted - Opportunities

1:30 - 2:30pm

Panel 3: Faculty and Staff as Catalysts for Strategic Innovation

How can higher education faculty and staff become the creative force behind the university of the future?

Gerry Hanley

Executive Director, MERLOT, Assistant Vice Chancellor, California State University

Helen Chen

Senior Researcher, Designing Education Lab & Director of ePortfolio Initiatives, Stanford University

Ulisses Araújo

Professor, University of São Paulo, Brazil

2:30 - 2:45pm

Coffee and Networking

2:45 - 3:45pm

Panel 4: Facing the Low-Cost Disruptors: New Monetization Strategies

Is it possible to control skyrocketing tuition costs while still monetizing the delivery of higher education?

Brian Sowards

Co-founder and CEO, USEED

Yury Lifshits

Managing Director, Entangled Solutions

3:45 - 4:30pm

Closing Keynote Address

Peter Smith

Orkand Chair, Professor of Innovative Practices in Higher Education, University of Maryland University College/UMUC

4:30 - 4:45pm

Day 2 Closing Remarks

Andrey Kunov

President, Silicon Valley Innovation Center

Day 3 - December 2nd

Open House: Tour of Bay Area EdTech Companies

Full-price conference ticket is required for participation in the Open House Tour, and includes access for up to 4 company visits on Friday, May 6th. The list of host companies will be subject to regular updates. Host companies will determine the time slots available and number of accepted visitors for each slot. Sign-Up schedule and host company addresses will be provided exclusively to Conference Attendees. Available time slots will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis.

Get Involved!

Sponsorship Opportunity:

Please contact: Attila Danku

Volunteer Opportunity:

We always need extra hands! Please apply here!

Speaker Opportunity:

Please contact: Reinhold Steinbeck

Demo table Opportunity:

Please contact: Attila Danku

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Elk's Lodge
4249 El Camino Real
Palo Alto, CA 94306

Tuesday, March 7, 2017 at 8:00 AM - Thursday, March 9, 2017 at 4:00 PM (PST)


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