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Simplified summit moved to Los Angeles

Education Tech Conference Moves to Los Angeles, Offers Real World Blueprint for Success

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OTTAWA, Ontario — August 11th, 2015

Keynote Speaker and Topics Announced; Early Bird Passes Now Available.

Over three hundred key decision makers in the higher education sector are expected to gather in Los Angeles for the SimplifiED Summit on October 6 to explore the ever-changing landscape of educational technology and discuss best practices. Registration is now open and Early Bird Passes can be purchased today through August 21. More information can be found at

SimplifiED Summit is an annual event that brings institutional decision makers in education together with members of the tech community to tackle today’s biggest challenges facing academic administrators when choosing the right solution for students. SimplifiED Summit was developed by Kivuto Solutions to help institutions simplify the delivery of educational content.

After a highly successful inaugural event in 2014 in Ottawa, Canada, Kivuto is advancing its annual Summit to the west coast in the Fall. This day-long event will take place in Los Angeles, California, and will host a complete lineup of world-class speakers, including a keynote address by Richard Culatta, Deputy Director of the Office of Educational Technology for the U.S. Department of Education.

As Director for Office of Educational Technology, Mr. Culatta focuses on leveraging technology to create personalized learning experiences for all students and promoting increased connectivity to improve access to education and make college more affordable. Richard is a leader in the field of educational innovation with experience in K-12, higher education, and workplace learning environments.

The key topics being covered at this year’s Summit include:

  • Personalizing education at scale
  • The ever-evolving mobile campus
  • Effects of digital learning resources on students, faculty and staff
  • Positive integration strategies for today’s digital world

“With SimplifiED Summit, we’re creating an environment to challenge the status quo, engage in creative problem solving and set the groundwork for real, tangible advancements in our educational institutions,” said Gustavo Sanchez, Director of Marketing at Kivuto. “The Summit will inspire interactivity and collaboration, while providing real world advice to equip key decision makers with the tools to embrace technological advancement for the future.”

Additional presenters include:

  • Alan November – Senior Partner & Founder Of November Learning
  • Dr. Michelle R. Weise – Executive Director Of The Innovation Lab At Southern New Hampshire University
  • John Moravec – Founder, Education Futures LLC
  • Dr. Maureen Brown Yoder – Professor, Educational Technology Department, Lesley University
  • Dr. Jeff D Borden, Chief Innovation Officer, Saint Leo University

About Kivuto

Kivuto Solutions is the world’s leading provider of advanced digital distribution and management solutions that enable the secure delivery of digital goods to individuals, businesses, and organizations anywhere in the world. Kivuto simplifies the process of delivering any digital good to any market under virtually any terms and conditions. Over 60,000 academic institutions and departments trust Kivuto to manage and distribute software to their students, faculty and staff. The company distributes software in 195 countries and supports 14 languages.


Adam Januszkiewicz

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