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The Wireless Ed Tech Conference

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Wireless EdTech Conference 2013
October 7-9, 2013
Fairmont Hotel, Chicago

Leveraging Mobile and Wireless to Transform Teaching and Learning

Day 1

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Welcome Reception & Sponsor Showcase

Day 2

8:00 am - 9:00 am
Networking Breakfast & Sponsor Showcase
9:00 am - 10:00 am
Welcome Remarks and Recognitions
10:00 am - 10:45 am Keynote Session: Karen Cator
Sponsored by Qualcomm Wireless Reach
10:45 am - 11:00 am Networking Break
11:00 am - 12:00 pm Student Achievement: Breakout Sessions (T01, T02, T03)
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Networking Lunch & Sponsor Showcase
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Visioning the Future: Superintendents' Perspectives on Mobile Learning
2:30 pm - 2:45 pm Networking Break
2:45 pm - 3:45 pm Educator Effectiveness: Breakout Sessions (T04, T05, T06)
3:45 pm - 4:00 pm Networking Break
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Innovations Driving Learning: What's Next in Mobile?
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Networking Reception & Sponsor Showcase

Day 3

8:00 am - 9:00 am Networking Breakfast & Sponsor Showcase
9:00 am - 9:15 am Reconvening Remarks
9:15 am - 10:00 am Keynote Session: Robbie Melton
10:00 am - 10:15 am Networking Break
10:15 am - 11:15 am School-Community Relationship Development: Breakout Sessions (W07, W08, W09)
11:15 am - 11:30 am Networking Break
11:30 am - 12:30 pm Research Today, Research Tomorrow
12:30 pm - 1:00 pm Reconvening and Concluding Remarks

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...