Education & Technology – The New Wave

Friday, October 21, 2011

8:00 AM – 3:30 PM
$10 Discount Code: EDU10

Location: PARC (Palo Alto Research Center)
3333 Coyote Hill Road, Palo Alto, CA 94301

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This event will feature key leaders and influencers taking a critical look at how technology and business model-innovation are changing education as we know it. Innovative technologies are spreading quickly across the globe to respond to the thirst for education. Companies have taken this opportunity to shape the future of learning and investors are searching for the future winners in the field. Who are the emerging leaders and how will the education technology sector be transformed?

Join us for discussions on the future of education.
Hear from voices of academia and innovative technology companies.


8:00am – 8:45am        Registration/Continental Breakfast & Networking

8:45am – 9:00am        Welcome and Introductions

9:00am – 9:30am        Vivek Wadhwa

9:30am – 10:15am      Education for Everyone – New Models in Higher Education
Marleen McDaniel, Onsophic
Ben Nelson, Minerva
Moderator: Lisa Petrides, Institute for the Study of
Knowledge Management in Education

10:15am – 10:35am    Morning Break

10:45am – 11:15am    How to Reinvent Education Using Neuroscience
Naveen Jain, Singularity University

11:15am – 12:00pm  Panel Discussion: Voice of Academia
John Danner, Rocketship Education
Dr. Paul Kim, Stanford University
Dr. Raymond Ravaglia, Educational Program for Gifted Youth (EPGY) at Stanford University

Jason Willis, San Jose Unified School District
Moderator: Dr. James C. Spohrer, IBM University Programs Worldwide

12:00pm – 12:45pm    Panel Discussion: Investment Landscape
Tom Kalinske, Alsop Louie Partners
Ted Mitchell, New Schools Fund
Sergio Monsalve, Norwest Venture Partners
Tory Patterson, Catamount Ventures
Moderator: Cynthia Ringo, DBL Investors

12:45pm – 1:30pm      Lightning Pitches & Lunch Break

1:30pm – 2:15pm        Panel Discussion: Technology Innovations
Colin Barceloux, Bookrenter
Holly DeLeon, Livescribe
Andrew Maguire, InternMatch
Elaine Sigal, STIZZiL
Shantanu Sinha, Khan Academy
Moderator: Claire Lee, Microsoft

2:15pm – 2:45pm        Margaret Heffernan, Author, “Willfull Blindness”

2:45pm – 3:30pm        Networking

3:30pm                        Conference Concludes

Online Price through Oct. 20: $150 Non-members, $130 members, $80 Platinum Pass; $75 Students
Walk-In: Additional $40 at the door

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