Schedule

K-12 educators can earn up to 16 CPE credits by attending the keynotes, track sessions, and Connected Talks at this conference.

Sunday, February 27, 2011  
5:00 pm - 9:00 pmConference Check-in
Teague Special Events Center and Conference Hotels
Monday, February 28, 2011
7:15 am - 8:15 amConference Check-in
Teague Special Events Center
8:15 am - 9:30 amWelcome and Opening Keynote
Cullen Auditorium
Karen Cator, director, Office of Educational Technology, U.S. Department of Education
9:45 am - 11:00 amTrack Session 1
Various Locations
11:15 am - 12:25 pmLunch (included in registration fee)
Teague Special Events Center
sponsored by Verizon Wireless
12:30 pm - 2:00 pmConnected Talks 1: Extending Learning in the 21st Century
Cullen Auditorium
Don Henderson, Senior Manager of Creative Expression for Apple Education;
Abdul Chohan, Director, Essa Academy (England);
Allison Cerra, Vice President of Marketing, Communications and Public Affairs, Alcatel-Lucent;
Maria Andersen, Learning Futurist and Math Professor, Muskegon Community College

2:15 pm - 3:15 pm

 

Vendor Spotlights & Demos
Various Locations

AT&T Learning Studio at ACU - Grand Opening
Brown Library, 3rd Floor

An Education Revolution: Teaching the Millennials
Cullen Auditorium

Refreshments sponsored by Alcatel-Lucent
Cullen Auditorium, Teague Special Events Center, AT&T Learning Studio

3:30 pm - 4:45 pmTrack Session 2
Various Locations

AT&T Learning Studio Tours
Brown Library, 3rd floor
Reservations Required
5:00 pm - 6:30 pmConnected Talks 2: Rethinking Textbooks in the 21st Century
Cullen Auditorium
Matt MacInnis, Founder and CEO, Inkling;
Sidney Burrus, Dean Emeritus, Rice University;
Jeff Shelstad
, Founder and CEO, Flatworld Knowledge;
Martin Fröhlich
and Felix Hofmann, Founders and Managing Directors, PaperC GmbH
6:30 pm - 7:30 pmDinner (included in registration fee)
Teague Special Events Center
7:45 pm - 9:00 pmEvening Keynote Event
Moody Coliseum
Steve Wozniak, co-founder, Apple; chief scientist, Fusion IO
Plus live music by The Rocketboys
Tuesday, March 1, 2011  
8:30 am - 9:45 amTrack Session 3
Various Locations

AT&T Learning Studio Tours
Brown Library, 3rd floor
Reservations Required
10:00 am - 11:15 amTrack Session 4
Various Locations

AT&T Learning Studio Tours
Brown Library, 3rd floor
Reservations Required
11:30 am - 12:30 pmMorning Keynote
Cullen Auditorium
Adrian Sannier, former UTO, Arizona State University; product vice president, Pearson eCollege
12:30 pm - 1:45 pmLunch (included in registration fee)
Teague Special Events Center
sponsored by Pearson
2:00 pm - 3:15 pmTrack Session 5
Various Locations

AT&T Learning Studio Tours
Brown Library, 3rd floor
Reservations Required
3:15 pm - 3:45 pmRefreshments
Cullen Auditorium
3:30 pm - 5:00 pmConnected Talks 3: Integrating Digital Tools in 21st-Century Education
Cullen Auditorium
Sarah Herrlinger, Senior Manager of Education, Apple, Inc.
Matt Federoff, Chief Information Officer, Vail Unified School District (Arizona);
Fraser Speirs, Head of Computing and IT, Cedars School of Excellence (Scotland);
Bill Rankin, Director of Educational Innovation, ACU
5:00 pmConference Prize Giveaway
Cullen Auditorium
The State of Mobile Learning
Students using iPhones in classroom discussion
So much about the way we teach, learn and communicate is up for grabs. Educators are using new tools and technologies to reach their students - but what does the future hold?
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