NEW YORK, Oct. 4, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Information has never been more plentiful and accessible, yet the fundamental question of how to educate lifetime learners for 21st century skills remains hotly debated. Already technology is quickly disrupting and remaking the educational landscape.
At TransformingEDU, a conference devoted to the role technology plays in the future of education, we bring together thought leadership from the top stakeholders in education to look at how AR/VR, deep machine learning, online education, high-stakes credentialing and more can move the dial forward. The one-day summit at CES 2017, is scheduled for Saturday, January 7, 2017 at the Venetian, Level 4, Lando 4301.
Featuring demonstrations, conversations and special featured speaking sessions from some of the top companies in education and tech, the day targets administrators, technologists, researchers, academics, and journalists interested in learning the latest uses, applications and creations of technology in education from early learning through life-long learning. To keep up to date on speakers and conference topics visit the event agenda page. Speakers will be added daily.
"The edtech business is a $1.3 trillion business in the US alone, and the decisions we make and companies showcased during CES help propel the direction institutions and continued investments in the sector will take," said Kerry Goldstein, producer of TransformingEDU. Featuring startups and well-established companies, we highlight the technologies the edtech world needs to know about."
"CES is the best venue on earth to explore new technologies. It's only fitting to house a vibrant discussion of how those technologies are being deployed in education during the show," said Robin Raskin, founder and president of Living in Digital Times, the event creator and CES affiliate partner.
In addition to this unique summit, CES attendees can get a first-hand look at the latest edtech products at the four-day corresponding education technology exhibit, Education & Technology Marketplace starting Thursday, January 5 at CES 2017, Tech West within the Sands Expo, level 2.
For a full roster of speakers go to TransformingEDU. Keep up on the latest news from TransformingEDU by following @TransformEDU on Twitter. Join the conversation online with hashtag #TransformingEDU and sign up for our enewsletter for updates. To inquire about available sponsorships, exhibitor packages, or speaking opportunities, contact Kerry Goldstein at Kerry@transformingedu.com.
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About Living in Digital Times
Founded by veteran technology journalist Robin Raskin, Living in Digital Times brings together the most knowledgeable leaders and the latest innovations impacting both technology and lifestyle. It helps companies identify and act on emerging trends, create compelling company narratives, and do better business through strong network connections. Living in Digital Times produces technology conferences, exhibits and events at CES and other locations throughout the year by lifestyle verticals. Core brands include Digital Health Summit, Fitness Tech, Baby Tech, Kids@Play, Family Tech Summit, TransformingEDU, MommyTech TV, Beauty Tech, Wearables and FashionWare runway show, Mobile Apps Showdown, Last Gadget Standing, Robots on the Runway and the KAPi Awards. The company also works with various foundations and manages the Appreneur Scholar awards program for budding mobile entrepreneurs, as well as the 10 Under 20: Young Innovators to Watch awards recognizing student STEAM innovations in New York City. For more information, visit www.LivinginDigitalTimes.com and keep up with our latest news on Twitter, Linkedin and Facebook.
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