8:30 am Opening session

New Frontiers for Education in "Knowmad Society" - (Session evaluation)
John Moravec, University of Minnesota
  • Technological change drives social change, and its impact is accelerating exponentially. Our schools, universities, and other institutions must leapfrog ahead of this curve for all people to compete in highly globalized, knowledge- and innovation-based societies.


8:30 am Opening session

Machines and People: Can They Dance? - (Session evaluation)
Mike Smart, Intermediate District 287
  • At the heart of good education lies the strong and positive connections that educators make with students. As technology inundates our schools, however, will education lose its human face?