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2012 Conference Agenda

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Wednesday, October 10, 2012

Time Session Room
6:00pm - 8:00pm Welcome Reception Capital Terrace

Thursday, October 11, 2012

Time Session Room
7:30am - 8:45am Breakfast Congressional
8:45am - 10:15am Welcoming Remarks and Recognitions Presidential Ballroom
10:15am - 11:00am Keynote: Beyond Being There - The Mobile Future of Learning Presidential Ballroom
11:00am - 11:15am Networking Break Congressional
11:15am - 12:15pm Breakout 1) What's Happening Now in Mobile Learning - Mobile Infrastructure: State of the Art Strategies Federal A-B
11:15am - 12:15pm Breakout 1) What's Happening Now in Mobile Learning - New Approaches for Security: Acceptable Use Policies Statler A-B
11:15am - 12:15pm Breakout 1) What's Happening Now in Mobile Learning - Mobile Learning In and Out of School: Leveraging Diverse Partnerships South American A-B
11:15am - 12:15pm Breakout 1) What's Happening Now in Mobile Learning - The International Landscape: Success Stories in Mobile Learning Around the World Presidential Ballroom
12:15pm - 1:30pm Lunch & Topic Tables Congressional
1:30pm - 2:30pm Plenary Conversation: Cyberlearning Infrastructures - Building Human and Technological Capacity Presidential Ballroom
2:30pm - 2:45pm Networking Break Congressional
2:45pm - 3:45pm Breakout 2) Tackling the Challenges to Expanding Mobile Learning: Building Educator Capacity - Professional Development for Teachers Using Mobile Devices Federal A-B
2:45pm - 3:45pm Breakout 2) Tackling the Challenges to Expanding Mobile Learning: A New Frontier - Mobile Devices and 21st Century Assessments South American A-B
2:45pm - 3:45pm Breakout 2) Tackling the Challenges to Expanding Mobile Learning: The Funding Conundrum - Evaluating Different Investment Strategies for Mobile Implementations Statler A-B
2:45pm - 3:45pm Breakout 2) Tackling the Challenges to Expanding Mobile Learning: The Equity Opportunity/Challenge - How Wireless and Mobile Technologies are Changing the Playing Field Presidential Ballroom
4:00pm - 5:00pm Plenary Conversation: From the Front Lines - Teachers' Views on Mobile Learning in the Classroom Presidential Ballroom
5:00pm - 7:00pm Networking Reception Upper Lobby

Friday, October 12, 2012

Time Session Room
7:30am - 8:45am Breakfast Congressional
8:45am - 9:00am Reconvening Remarks Presidential Ballroom
9:00am - 9:45am Keynote: Elevating Education - Why Mobile Will Transform Learning Presidential Ballroom
9:45am - 10:45am Plenary Conversation: Policies that Enable Mobile Learning - Federal, State and District Perspectives Presidential Ballroom
10:45am - 11:00am Networking Break Congressional
11:00am - 12:00pm Breakout 3) Planning for the Future of Mobile Learning: Personalizing Learning - New Speak Up Findings on Student, Parent and Educator Aspirations for Mobile Learning Presidential Ballroom
11:00am - 12:00pm Breakout 3) Planning for the Future of Mobile Learning: Extending Learning: Using Augmented Reality Throughout Life Federal A-B
11:00am - 12:00pm Breakout 3) Planning for the Future of Mobile Learning: Enabling Learning in New Ways - A Collection of Leading Edge Mobile Applications Statler A-B
12:00pm - 12:30pm Closing Remarks and Special Announcements Presidential Ballroom

Sponsors

  • Titanium Sponsor: Wireless Reach from Qualcomm
  • Platinum Sponsor: The Wireless Foundation
  • Silver Sponsor: Kajeet- smart solutions for kids
  • Silver Sponsor: Ruckus- Simply Better Wireless

Keynote Speakers

Karen Cator

Karen Cator is President and CEO of Digital Promise. From 2009-2013, Karen was Director of the Office of Educational Technology at the U.S. Department of Education, where she led the development of the 2010 National Education Technology Plan and focused the Office’s efforts on teacher and leader support. Read more...


Robbie Melton

Robbie Melton

As TBR’s Associate Vice Chancellor of eLearning and Emerging Mobilization Technology, Melton’s innovative and ground-breaking work touches the daily lives of more than two hundred thousand students and educators served by Tennesee’s statewide education system. Read more...