General Assembly Education Conference

  • March 29, 2014 · 9:00 AM

Our friends at General Assembly are hosting one of the largest education conferences in our area on March 29th at 1776 Headquarters. It's a full day event and they've offered our group a 25% discount on tickets. Please check out the link below and sign up now as their last event in NYC was SOLD OUT!

More information on the event is below with a link at the bottom to the eventbrite page:

Join us for a full day of talks, panels, and networking dedicated to discussing the promotion and advancement of education. We'll hear from leaders in the field, mingle with practitioners, and walk away with new learnings and skills. Come explore the future of education, stay for lunch and happy hour. SPEAKERS
Leah Belsky / VP Strategic Development, Kaltura
Wade Weichel / Product Manager, Blackboard
Stephanie Weeks / VP UX Design, Blackboard
Fahad Hassan / Founder and CEO, Always Prepped
Michael Wang / Program Manager for New Media, Georgetown University
Don Fraser / Founder & President, College Snapps
Vinay Bhargava / CEO & Co- Founder, Mytonomy
Kathleen Delaski / Founder, Education Design Lab
Aaron Fitzgerald / Founder, TurMS
Jarin Schmidt / Product Strategist, Pearson
Tommy Shen / Sr. Data Analyst, Office of the State Superintendent of Education 9:00 AM Doors Open & Coffee is served! 9:30 AM Welcome by General Assembly 9:45 AM Open Badges Through Acclaim with Jarin Schmidt, Product Strategist, Pearson
10:15 AM Introduction to the DC EdTech Community with Fahad Hassan, Founder & CEO, Always Prepped
10:45 AM Coffee Break: Let's Talk Alumni Networks
11:00 AM Industry Challenges & Opportunities
Focus on Alumni Funding with Aaron Fitzgerland, Founder, TurMS
Focus on Alumni Counseling with Vinay Bhargava, CEO & Co-Founder, Mytonomy
12:30 PM Lunch & Learn (choose your meal):
A taste of UX with General Assembly
A taste of Programming with General Assembly
1:30 PM Exploring and Supporting Emerging Education Models with Stephanie Weeks, VP, User Experience Design, Blackboard & Wade Weichel, Product Manager, Blackboard 2:00 PM Role of Technology in Education Quality and Global Reach with Leah Belsky, SVP of Operations, Kaltura
2:30 PM
Coffee Break: Let's Talk Tech 2:45 PM Data Driven Education with Don Fraser, Founder, College Snapps 3:15 PM Forecasting Student Success with Tommy Shen, Sr. Data Analyst, Office of the State Superintendent of Education
3:45 PM Coffee Break: Let's Talk Higher Ed
4:00 PM Testing New Education Models with Kathleen Delaski, Founder, Education Design Lab
4:30 PM The Future of Universities with Michael Wang, Program Manager for New Media, Georgetown University 5:00 PM Panel: Hacking Entrepreneurship with General Assembly
5:30 PM Closing Remarks with Diana Stepner, VP Innovation Partnerships & Developer Relations, Pearson 5:45 PM Happy Hour & Reception

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  • Karina

    Looking forward to it!

    March 19, 2014

  • Fahad H.

    Please email Tess Bishop at General Assembly with questions about the event, we are simply sharing the details on our meetup and are not organizing the event itself.


    March 4, 2014

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