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EduTech 2014 Showcase & Forum: Engagement & Creative Opportunity Abounding!

Wednesday, April 2, 2014 at 12:00 PM (CDT)
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EduTech 2014 Showcase & Forum 

"Engagement and Creative Opportunity Abounding!"

 

EduTech is for those who care about

Learning, the Knowledge Economy, Innovation & Education!

 

The 3rd EduTech 2014 Showcase and Forum will be held APRIL 2, 2014 at Woulfe Hall in the Anderson Student Center at the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul. 

Join in the first celebration and recognition of our Education Technology Business Cluster!

Minnesota’s education technology industry connects workplace and classroom educators, entrepreneurs, investors, and community resources to foster a $1B cluster, from start-up to NYSE traded companies.  The Edutech 2014 Showcase and Forum will bring together Minnesota’s edutech industry cluster; it will include:   Minnesota EduTech sector company recognition, New Education Technology Showcases (companies Showcasing and Exhibiting are listed below), a Venture Academy Case Study (A Next Generation Learning Challenge Wave IIIa charter School – one of 22 national pilot sites) and Featured Comments from national, international and Minnesota education and business leaders, and the Keynote Address:  “Technology & Learning - A Global View.”  Keynote presenter Dr. Cristobal Cobo, Oxford Internet Institute, Oxford University brings his multi-continent experience to both his research and the insights he shares. 

EduTech 2014 is different than any other conference you have attended – experience it!

Who should attend:  education technology focused businesses and entrepreneurs, investors, educators, administrators, corporate education technology executives, researchers and those who care about learning, innovation and education.

Showcase Companies and Exhibiting and Presenting Companies for EduTech 2014 are:  180Q, CourseBeyond, Kid to Pro, SalesFitness, NuVeda with NuClo, and Zivix with Jam Stik; SPARK, Assessment Systems, and Awear Technologies presenting and exhibiting.     Celebrated EduTech  Entrepreneur/Technology Award will be presented on April 2nd. 

 

EduTech 2014 Program

12:00:  Registration and EduTech Company Exhibits

12:50:  Opening – Dr. Mark W. Salisbury, Dean, University of St. Thomas - College of

              Education, Leadership and Counseling, Author and EduTech Company Founder

1:15:    Minnesota EduTech Sector Recognition and Showcase – Michael Langley , CEO

              Greater MSP and Katharine Grayson, Minneapolis & St. Paul Business Journal

2:40:    Featured Comments and Special Announcements Victor Ahmed – Innovation

             Pavilion, Founder & Investor; Dr. Zachary Crockett, Founder & CTO Spark

3:15:    Break and Networking

3:30:    Featured Comments Moderator, John Moravec, Education Futures 

             Topics: Standards, Applied Learning & Community; Minnevate Update

             Steven Wellvang - Educelerate   

4:00:    Case Study of Venture Academy, a Gates Next Generation Learning Challenges
             (NGLC) Wave IIIa School – Jon Bacal, Co-founder, colleagues and students

5:15:    Reception & EduTech Company Exhibits 

5:45:    Dinner and Keynote Address  

 

"Technology & Learning - A Global View"  

          Dr. Cristobal Cobo, Research Fellow, Oxford Internet Institute, Oxford University

7:30:    Conclusion

 

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Sponsors to support attendance by New Teacher Candidate Students

are most welcomed - interest is strong!

  - Please contact edutechmn2@gmail.com -

 

Sponsors


            Risdall Marketing Group                                              Minneapolis/St. Paul

             Winthrop & Weinstine, P.A.                                                         Business Journal

                                                                                                                                                     

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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