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Virtual Event: EduTech Canada

Tapping into the power of technology to transform learning

When
Tuesday, June 8, 2021
(Start: 12.00pm ET / 9.00am PT)
Where
Online

Agenda Overview:

It would be an understatement for those in education to say that COVID-19 has been a significant catalyst for change. Since millions of students at all levels across the country made an unexpected transition to online learning, there has been no shortage of opportunities and challenges identified to help shape the path ahead. Looking ahead, collaboration will be instrumental in ensuring that these learnings are captured by educators so that we can build a sustainable future for leveraging learning technology in the most effective way possible.

Our EduTech Virtual Summit brings together leaders from academic institutions and government officials from across Canada to showcase how they have implemented technology to enhance the learning experience, share what has worked well and where there is room for improvement and forge a path ahead. Join us for a discussion on how to harness the power of technology to enhance learning experiences.

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Key Takeaways:

Hear from pioneers in the industry that are helping to shape the future of educational technology

Tap into learnings from case studies about how technology can be used to strengthen and facilitate education

Examine opportunities and address persistent barriers to implementing technology in your academic institution

Event Speakers:

Wency Lum

Wency Lum

Associate Vice-President University Systems & Chief Information Officer
University of Victoria

Dr. Marina Milner-Bolotin

Dr. Marina Milner-Bolotin

Professor, Faculty of Education. Department of Curriculum and Pedagogy
University of British Columbia

Brian Stewart

Brian Stewart

Deputy CIO, Information Services & Technology - Executive Director
University of Alberta

Dr. Lena Paulo Kushnir

Dr. Lena Paulo Kushnir

Associate Director, Educational Technologies in Open Learning and Educational Support
University of Guelph

Dr. Nadia Naffi

Assistant Professor Educational Technology, Chair in Educational Leadership (CLE) in Innovative Pedagogical Practices in Digital Contexts
National Bank, Université Laval

Bo Wandschneider

Bo Wandschneider

Chief Information Officer
University of Toronto

John McClurg

John McClurg

Senior Vice President and CISO
BlackBerry

Chris Moore

Community Advisor, Canada
Public Sector Network

Diana Lee

Senior Solution Consultant, Employee Workflows
ServiceNow

Event Sponsors:

GOLD

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Become a Partner

Interested in sponsoring? Contact Andrew Cowan by phone (1-647-459-8904) or email (andrew.cowan@publicsectornetwork.co)

Agenda Highlights:

12:00pm ET / 9:00am PT
PSN Welcome and Opening
12:05pm ET / 9:05am PT
Chair Opening: How Technology is Transforming the Learning Experience
12:20pm ET / 9:20am PT
From Optional Services to First Respondents: Disruption in and by Centres for Teaching and Learning During the COVID-19 Pandemic
12:35pm ET / 9:35am PT
Partner Session: Technology Showcase
12:50pm ET / 9:50am PT
Government Keynote: Technology at Work in the “Classroom” – Keeping the Pedagogical Horse before the Technological Cart
1:05pm ET / 10:05am PT
Partner Session: Technology Showcase
1:20pm ET / 10:20am PT
Educational Silver Lining of the Pandemic: Looking Forward, Glancing Back
1:35pm ET / 10:35am PT
Break
1:40pm ET / 10:40am PT
CIO Panel -Building the Future of Education – Teaching in a Digital Age
2:10pm ET / 11:10am PT
End of Session

Register:

Complimentary to attend

For public sector only

Online event

FREE