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Host:

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

Keynote Panelist:

Alvin Crawford, General Manager, Public Consulting Group

Farzana Nayani, Founder & CEO, Manazil Management, LLC

Nader Qaimari, President, Follett School Solutions

Moderator:

Ashley Andersen Zantop, General Manager, Pinpoint Learning

Are you looking at different ways to find funding? Join this discussion on braided funding models, philanthropic underwriting, and public private partnerships.

We all use data to inform our businesses. Schools have also become more saavy about the use of data. What is the future of data analytics in EdTech organizations and schools? Join this discussion on how the education sector is using data analytics to transform pedagogy, you can use data to evolve your product, and inform sales.

Panelists:

Alison Pendergast, Founder, Trigility

Panelists:

Brad Turner, VP and GM, Global Education and Literacy, Benetech

The first use of blockchain technology was Bitcoin and the banking industry has been fast adopters; however, what has the role in education been? What could be the use of blockchain in education? How can it improve your business and process?

Panelists:

Sandra Hirsh, Director of the School of Information, San Jose State University

One needs to build a brand from the inside out. What responsibility do marketers have in shaping the larger diversity and inclusion conversations? How do we make inclusion in marketing an active practice and intentional conversation? Why is inclusive marketing important and matter? 

Panelists:

Alison Pendergast, Founder, Trigility

Klaus Schwab, executive chairman of the World Economic Forum, has associated AI with the fourth industrial revolution and the impact of it on the global economy. Come to this panel to hear how education companies are using AI, the impacts to their businesses, and challenges of using AI within an educational setting.

Panelists:

Dee Kanejiya, Founder & CEO, Cognii

This panel discusses how to become a more successful and inclusive leader, what organizations are doing to support a more diverse workplace, and potential challenges for leading a diverse workforce.

Panelists:

Mary Jo Madda, Manager, Google

Join us for an opening reception and learn from start-up companies their products, services, and resources in a casual environment. View the Innovation Showcase to apply. 

Join these investors in discussing the state of EdTech investments today, what the big challenges are that EdTech can solve, and what investors are looking for to solve those problems.

Host:

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

Keynote Panelist:

Geo Kane, General Manager, Emerson Collective

Deborah Quazzo, Managing Partner, GSV AcceleraTE

Maia Sharpley, Partner, Learn Capital

Spend some time with these foundation leaders in discussing what they see as the biggest education challenges, where there are gaps in solutions for these challenges, and how to work with foundations.

Keynote Panelist:

Henry Hipps, Deputy Director, Education, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

Vivian Wu, Managing Partner, Ventures, Chan Zuckerberg Institute

Moderator:

John Bailey, Fellow, Chan Zuckerberg Institute

Come join these amazing educators in a conversation focused on how EdTech is being used in the classroom, what emerging technologies are considered, and what educational pedagogies are implemented.

Panelists:

Thad Austin, Instructional Coach, San Francisco Unified School District

Jason Borgen, Board Member, CUE

Steven Sato, Director of Technology, Rolling Hills Country Day

Meet the right people, for the right reasons, during the One-to-One Business Connections at the Education Impact Symposium in San Francisco. These fast-paced exchanges will help pave the way for increased capital, revenue, and strategic alliances between participants.

ETIN staff will set up One-to-One Business Connections meetings at designated times during the conference. We will select companies to meet with you based on the preferences you describe in a quick survey. In order to participate in the One-to-One Business Connections you must be a registered attendee of the event, and complete and submit the participation form during the open period.). Read more about the One-to-One Business Connections and sign-up.

Host:

Michael Jay, President, Educational Systemics

Virtual Reality (VR), Augmented Reality (AR), and Mixed Reality (MR) are making their way into the classroom. How are schools using this technology? What challenges are educators wanting to solve with these technologies? Come to this discussion around these cutting edge technologies and chat about what some companies are doing and where things are headed.

Panelists:

Mike Cohen, CEO, Cignition

Moderator:

Alvin Crawford, General Manager, Public Consulting Group

In addition to local funds, schools have relied on state and federal funds for programs. With proposed budget cuts to programs and changes, how do we leverage federal and state funding?

Presenter:

Jennifer House, President, RedRock Reports

Interoperability has been discussed for decades. How are suppliers going to work with schools for common procurement and dialogue? What is the role of technical standards? How has the conversation evolved and what does the future hold?

Panelists:

Patrick Devanney, VP, Interoperability Services, ClassLink

Erin Mote, Executive Director, InnovateEDU

Greg Nadeau, Manager, Education, Public Consulting Group

Join this esteemed panel in discussing challenges K12 schools are looking at solving, the role that suppliers can play in solving those challenges, and what the future holds for K12 education.

Panelists:

Chelsea Waite, Research Fellow, Clayton Christensen Institute for Disruptive Innovation

Mitchell Weisburgh, Founder and Managing Partner, Academic Business Advisors, LLC

Join these school superintendents speaking about their biggest challenges, solutions they would like to have to the challenges, and what they are thinking about next.

Keynote Panelist:

Richard Carranza, Chancellor, New York City Schools

Guadalupe Guerrero, Superintendent, Portland Public Schools

Kyla Johnson-Trammell, Superintendent, Oakland Unified School District

Moderator:

Matthew Mugo Fields, GM, Supplemental and Intervention Solutions , Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

What are the hot topics in the enterprise software space - personalization, machine learning, IoT? Providing a broad perspective, this panel includes those within and outside the EdTech Industry discussions strategies, solutions, and where enterprise software is headed.

Keynote Panelist:

Chandy Ghosh, COO & GM, Inteliquent Emergency & 911 Services, Inteliquent

Thomas Squeo, Chief Technology Officer (CTO), West Corporation

Come celebrate the winners of the Education Technology CODiE Awards during the CODiE Celebration Party.

Join current CEO's discuss the current education landscape, trends, big bets, issues, and considerations so that we’re well informed on what the future needs to look like for us to meet market needs in an informed manner.

Keynote Panelist:

Larry Berger (Invited), CEO, Amplify

Matthew Gross, Founder & CEO, Newsela

Christine Willig, CEO, Illuminate Education

What do the current federal security and privacy policies mean for me? What state policies are going to influence my business? This panel looks at how policy impacts the work in education technology.

Keynote Panelist:

Christina Culver, President, EdNexus Advisors

David Deschryver, Senior Vice President, Co-Director of Research, Whiteboard Advisors

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

Moderator:

Tony Wan, Managing Editor, EdSurge

Service providers offer new and established companies ways to enhance their workforce and offer products and services to help their company grow. Join this panel in discussing how service providers can assist companies and how to work with service providers.

Panelists:

Myron Cizdyn, Chief Executive Officer, The BLPS Group

Ron Fitzgerald, President, MathResources Inc

Many companies are interested and ready to take the next step in expanding into the international market. What are challenges to consider? What are the regulations? How do I build a salesforce? These and other questions will be discussed during this panel. Join these experts in this exciting conversation!

Panelists:

Sam Bonfante, Vice President, Global Markets, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

Alexander Broich, President, Global Businesses, Cengage

Join this esteemed panel in discussing challenges higher education is looking at solving, the role that suppliers can play in solving those challenges, and what the future holds for higher education.

Engage with this panel of leaders who had a great sale or acquisition of their product or company discuss what lead them to the sale, what challenges they encountered, and what they would do differently.

Keynote Panelist:

Kelly Shaw, SVP, Digital Subscriptions, ScholasticEducation