EdTech Summit 2014

Exploring

the current state of education technology and the emerging trends that are set to disrupt the industry.

2014 Highlights

EdTech Summit 2014 brought together academic directors, educators, content publishers, venture capitalists and students to discuss the latest trends and developments in the education technology industry.

We discussed how rapid technology growth has impacted the student’s education experience and how institutions, startups and established companies alike can use these advancements to break new ground.

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About the Conference

Rapid developments in technology are beginning to redefine even the most fundamental aspects of education. With innovators racing to evolve the way we teach and learn, the education industry is beginning to undergo significant change.

EdTech Summit offers you an interactive conference with insightful speakers and panelists as they deliver their vision of this transforming landscape.

Event Topics

2014 Speakers & Panelists

  • Ken Steele
    Ken Steele

    Eduvation Futurist and Co-Founder of Academica Group Inc.

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  • Dr. David Brady
    Dr. David Brady

    Stanford University & Fellow/Deputy Director of the Hoover Institution

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  • Dr. David Brady
    Dr. Larry Johnson

    Chief Executive Officer, NMC

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  • David Nelson
    David Nelson

    VMware Press & Academic Programs Director Global Education, VMware

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David Nelson

Closing Keynote

VMware Press & Academic Programs Director Global Education, VMware

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Brenda Ravenscroft

Associate Dean of Teaching and Learning in the Faculty of Arts and Science at Queen’s University

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Jon Dron

Associate Professor in the School of Computing and Information Systems, Athabasca University

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Sophia Leong

Director, Executive MBA Program

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Lucy van Oldenbarneveld

Master of Ceremonies

Host, CBC News Ottawa

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Jay Smith

Professor and Program Coordinator at Algonquin College for General Arts and Science Environmental Studies

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Mackenzie Campbell

Student and Students’ Association Vice-President of the Board of Directors, Algonquin College

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Curt Hinrichs

Sr. Manager, Global Academic Marketing at SAS Institute, Inc.

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Glenn MacDougall

Director, Learning and Teaching Services Algonquin College

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Stacey Childress

Keynote Speaker

Deputy Director, US Program, Education, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

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Karen McGregor

Solution Specialist, Education Team at Microsoft

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Karen Coffey

Accessibility Advisor, Human Resources at Algonquin College

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Ken Steele

Opening Keynote

Eduvation Futurist and Co-Founder of Academica Group Inc.

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Dr. Larry Johnson

Chief Executive Officer, NMC

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Dr. David Brady

Stanford University & Fellow/Deputy Director of the Hoover Institution

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Patrick Keefe

Partner, Build Ventures

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Frank Bouchard

Co-Founder, Wipebook

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Debbie Weinstein

Partner, LaBarge Weinstein

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Jessica Mosher

General Manager, Pearson Canada, Higher Education

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Jarrod Hann

Vice President, Nelson Education

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Larry Weatherdon

eText Project Manager, Learning and Teaching Services

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Sid Paquette

Director, OMERS Ventures

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Richard White

Vice President & COO, Kivuto Solutions

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Ram Raju

Opening Notes and Closing Remarks

President & CEO, Kivuto Solutions

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2014 Sponsors

    • Platinum Sponsors

    • Pearson

    Gold Sponsors

  • Nelson Logo
  • Parallels Logo

    Silver Sponsors

  • Corel Logo
  • JMP Logo
  • Wipebook Logo
  • Invest Ottawa Logo
  • Minitab Logo
    • Food & Drinks Provided By

    • Thyme & Again
    • Valentina's

    Partners

  • Algonquin
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    EdTech Summit Produced By

  • Kivuto Logo

Kivuto is the global leader in complex digital distribution solutions.

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  • Carbon Free
  • ISO
  • Verisign