Monday, December 9

7:30 a.m. - 8:00 a.m.

Breakfast and Registration

8:00 a.m. - 8:20 a.m.

Welcome and Introduction


Jill Abbott, Sr. Vice President and Managing Director, ETIN

8:20 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.

Keynote Panel: Educators

Districts today are faced with many challenges and priorities ranging from student and teacher privacy to improving student achievement (including students whose achievement is impacted by socioeconomic conditions) to addressing diversity to college and career readiness to budget shortfalls. Join these school leaders in an engaging dialogue discussing these challenges, and others, and how they partner with private enterprise around solutions.

Keynote Panelist:

Sancha Gray, Superintendent, Asbury Park School District

Jason Levy, Senior Advisor, Education Technology, New York City Department of Education


Alvin Crawford, SVP of Sales & Customer Success, Revolution Foods

9:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.

Networking Break

9:30 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.

Keynote Panel: Policy Matters

Join us for this quick-paced conversation around all things policy. What is threatening your business? What is SIIA doing about it? How can we maintain momentum with sometimes rapid policy decisions? Where do we go from here?

Keynote Panelist:

Dona Fraser, Vice President , Children's Advertising Review Unit (CARU)

Jesse Gutierrez, VP, Government Affairs, McGraw-Hill Education


Sara Kloek, Director, Education Policy, Programs and Student Privacy, SIIA

10:15 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.

Networking Break

10:45 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Start With Inclusion: Creating a Culture

1:1 Business Connections

11:30 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.


11:45 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Lunch and Diversity Keynote

Keynote Speaker:

David Kirkland, Executive Director, NYU Steinhardt Metro Center

1:00 p.m. - 1:45 p.m.

SEL: Latest Fad or Here to Stay?

Deciphering the Alphabet Soup of Education

Future of Work Workshop Part I

1:45 p.m. - 2:15 p.m.

Networking Break

2:15 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

The Role of Private Enterprise in Education

Sales and Marketing - Lessons Outside of EdTech

Future of Work Workshop Part II

3:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Networking Break

3:30 p.m. - 4:15 p.m.

Keynote Panel: The Education Funding Landscape: What Investors are Looking for at Each Stage of Growth

The funding landscape continues to change and evolve. Once you are out of the start-up phase, how do you maintain your momentum? Join this panel of experts as they discuss the appetitie of funders for EdTech companies of different sizes, what points EdTech companies need to make to potential investors, and the overall environment for EdTech investments.

Keynote Panelist:

Jason Horne, Managing Director, GSV Advisors

Daniel Pianko, Managing Director, Achieve Partners

Robin Warner, Managing Parnter, Oaklins DeSilva&Phillips


Neal Goff, President, Egremont Associates, LLC

4:15 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Keynote Panel: CEOs Leading in the EdTech Landscape

One of a CEO's main responsibility lies with driving revenue. Once you have the initial momentum, how do you continue driving revenue, maintain a nimbleness, and deploy new technologies? How do you develop your leadership team on an ongoing basis? How do you keep creating and further growing your value proposition? Join this team of CEOs discuss their momentum strategies.

Keynote Panelist:

Nana Banerjee, Venture Partner and Senior Advisor, Advisor

Larry Berger , CEO, Amplify

Jessica Reid Sliwerski, CEO, Open Up Resources


Ashley Andersen Zantop, COO and Co-President, GreaterGood

5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Networking Reception