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Capstone Partners Education Event
"The Changing Face of Education"
Thursday May 6 th 5-8pm
Microsoft, One Memorial Drive, 11th floor, Cambridge, MA
Capstone Partners and Microsoft are organizing an event to discuss the education landscape from K-12 to Post-Secondary and how technology will change the experience in the future. We will discuss challenges schools face in competing with online programs, business models that are emerging to improve education (not just test scores), and technologies that disrupt the status quo. Topics will include:
|student retention||lecture capture|
|cloud computing & info security||tools & apps: wikis/ phones/tablets|
|online proctoring||open-source textbooks|
|learning management systems of the future||distance learning across borders|
Registration: 5:00pm- 5:30
Panel Discussion: 5:30- 6:30
Includes: Doug Winneg CEO of Software Secure, Craig Powell CEO of ConnectEDU, Steve Henn CEO of StudyRails, John Gallaugher Professor at Boston College Carroll School of Management, Seamus Harreys from Northeastern University and moderated by Mike Grandinetti of Southboro Capital
Steve Sears from PBS/ NOVA and Lightning Round: Yori Gabay CEO of InstallFree, Terry Anderton, CEO of Trunity, Alex Grodd CEO of Better Lesson, & Jon Bower President of it's learning, Dan Lammot of RoundCorner, and Rachel Shiff of Microsoft will demo Kodu
Open Discussion and Networking: 7:00-8:00
Links for more info:
Mike Grandinetti's bio
John Gallaugher's Week in Geek
contact: Matt Rudnick at Capstone Partners LLC
email@example.com or (617)619- 3328
About the Microsoft New England Research & Development Center:
Microsoft New England Research & Development Center is a research
and software innovation campus located in the heart of Cambridge,
Massachusetts. This campus is home to Microsoft Research New England, Microsoft Application Virtualization (App-V), Future Social Experiences (FUSE) Labs and other product teams from across Microsoft--- more about Kodu.
Also, special thanks to Brett Alessi at Education Pioneers
When & Where
Capstone Partners LLC & Microsoft Cambridge, Ma
Capstone is a middle-market investment banking firm located in Boston; www.capstonellc.com
Microsoft's New England Research and Development (NERD) Center; www.microsoftcambridge.com