The International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE ) has unveiled the lineup for its inaugural EdTekTalks at ISTE 2014 in Atlanta. Five thought leaders from beyond the world of ed tech, including futurists, designers and social entrepreneurs, will deliver these mini-keynotes on Monday, June 30, from 2:15 p.m.- 4:15 p.m.
“By looking and listening beyond our own communities, we discover new ideas and are inspired to innovate in ways we hadn’t previously imagined,” said ISTE CEO Brian Lewis. “Our new EdTekTalks will encourage and trigger us, as individuals and organizations, to imagine new ways to leverage technology to advance learning and teaching.”
The thought leaders who will make these provocative presentations at ISTE 2014 are:
Attendance at the EdTekTalks is included in ISTE 2014 registration, but seating is limited. Registered attendees are encouraged to sign-up in advance at: http://isteconference.org/2014/program/edtektalks.php
Those not attending ISTE 2014 can participate virtually in the EdTekTalks, the Monday, June 30, keynote address from Kevin Carroll, author of “Rules of the Red Rubber Ball,” and 20 other conference sessions. The complete virtual conference program and registration information are available at www.isteconference.org/2014/attend/iste_live.php.
About ISTE 2014
Part idea incubator and part collaborative workspace, the ISTE Annual Conference & Expo, to beheld June 28 – July 1 at the Georgia World Conference Center in Atlanta, is the epicenter of forward-thinking where attendees share discoveries and develop solutions for their greatest challenges – all while connecting to a global network of education colleagues and resources.
Online pre-registration for the ISTE 2014 Conference & Expo closes June 7, 2014. Educators and others interested in being a part of this highly regarded event are encouraged to register at www.isteconference.org/2014/.
The International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) is the premier nonprofit organization serving educators and education leaders committed to empowering connected learners in a connected world. ISTE serves more than 100,000 education stakeholders throughout the world.
ISTE's innovative offerings include the ISTE Conference & Expo — one of the biggest, most comprehensive ed tech events — as well as the widely adopted ISTE Standards for learning, teaching and leading in the digital age and a robust suite of professional learning resources, including webinars, online courses, consulting services for schools and districts, books, and peer-reviewed journals and publications. For more information, visit iste.org. Connect with ISTE via Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn.