EdTechXAsia To Highlight Companies, Ideas & Practices of Education Though Leaders from Asia & Beyond

EdTechXAsia To Highlight Companies, Ideas & Practices of Education Though Leaders from Asia

EdTechXAsia is a thought leadership platform created to drive conversations and solutions that are transforming the education and lifelong learning needs of Asia in the 21st century.

Produced in partnership with EdTechXGlobal and SingEx Exhibitions, This time the EdTechXAsia summit and exhibition event will be held in Singapore at Singapore EXPO @ MAX Atria.

The theme of the event will be 21st Century Education and 21st Century Skills; the 2016 EdTechXAsia event will be programmed in collaboration with an international advisory panel to attract a unique community of worldwide education makers and shakers at the forefront of industry, innovation and investment.

After having a successful event at London, EdTechXEurope 2016 that witnessed 750+ global thought leaders 15-16 June to discuss the 'Now & Next of EdTech' during the annual summit they are all set to welcome education stakeholders in their Asia event that will happen for two days on 8th and 9th November 2016.

The event will cover Topics revolving around The Future: Technology, Globalization, Education and Training in the 21st Century Learning Science in the 21st Century.

Some of the topics are listed below.

- Improving Students’ Learning Outcomes: Harnessing the Potential of Big Data

- Investors Insights worth Millions where Key Insights from Top Investors on Why Startups Succeed will be discussed.

- STEAM Education Impact & Best Practices

- Personalized Learning for the 21st Century: How is an EdTech Unicorn Revolutionizing Education

- Leveraging Vocational Education and Training and How to Boost Employability in 21st Century Education

- The School of the Future for 21st Century Students: Leaders’ Perspectives

- EdTech Hyper Growth in China

- EdTech Hyper Growth in India

- There are going to be CEOs and Founders sharing their stories, insights and journey on building solutions that have revolutionized education and tackled the most pressing challenges in the sector.

- What’s next in Experiential Learning with Virtual Reality & 3D.

- Strategies of Tech Titans for Education: What are Google and Microsoft Doing Next?

Check the complete agenda for the event here.

The Speakers at the event are as follows:

Dr. Bror Saxberg, Chief Learning Officer, Kaplan– USA

Priya Lakhani, Founder & CEO, Century Tech – UK

Dr. Barbara Kurshan, Executive Director of Academic Innovation, Graduate School of Education, University of Pennsylvania – USA

Javier Figarola, CEO, ABA English – Spain

Maria Perillo, Chief Learning Officer, ABA English – Spain

Anthony Bouchier, Founder, Twig – UK

Dr. Clement Chen Cheng-jen, Chairman, Vocational Training Council – Hong Kong

Jerry Huang, COO, iTutorGroup – China

Joerg Drager, Member of the Executive Board, Bertelsmann Foundation – Germany

Dr. Carol Barash, CEO, Story2 – USA

Richard Culatta, Chief Innovation Officer, US Department of Education – USA

Victor Hu, Global Head of Education Technology, Goldman Sachs – USA

Rishi Kapal, CEO, EDUGILD – India

Utkarsh Lokesh, CEO, EdTechReview – India

Ken Ross, Managing Director Asia, Minerva Schools at KGI – China

Payal Lal, Founder, Social MOOC Taker – Singapore

Jozef Misik, Managing Director, Knowble – Netherlands

Jennifer Cotter, Founder, Nairobi EdTech Meetup – Kenya

Sir John Vincent Cable, Former Secretary of State for Business Innovation and Skills – UK

Paul Vincent Cable, Co-Founder & CEO, EnSo – UK

Ayrton Cable, Social Activist & Co-Founder, EnSo – UK

Carrie Yau, Executive Director, Vocational Training Council – Hong Kong

Eric Hawkinson, Associate Professor of Learning Design and Technology, Seibi University – Japan

Dr. Barbara Kurshan, Executive Director of Academic Innovation, Graduate School of Education, University of Pennsylvania – USA

Gregg Alpert, Director of Business Development, Pearson Affordable Learning Fund – USA

T.T. Nguyen Duc, Head of Southeast Asia, Pearson Affordable Learning Fund – USA

The event is going to be an apt place for a lot of learning and taking a great deal of knowledge and insights from top leaders.  

Early Bird Ticket Discount is available until the 30th of September and special discounts for Educators, administrators, students, Education & technology startups, Government employees & non-profit organizations are also offered.

To get complete details and register, click here

About the Author
Author: Priyanka Gupta
Priyanka is a blogger by profession and has an increasing interest to write about the edtech space. While writing she keeps in mind the educators to come up with right resources and ideas which might be relevant for them in relation to effective use of technology in their profession and institutions/classrooms.
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