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Edtech UK Global Summit
Fri 4 November 2016, 08:30 – 17:30 GMT
Edtech UK Global Summit 2016
British edtech - open for business and growth
The Edtech UK Global Summit will connect educators, businesses and policy makers from the UK and globally, to accelerate the growth of the education and learning technology sector. We will share what works in edtech; connect start-ups with schools, colleges and universities; and forge new alliances that enable Britain to be a global edtech hub, that’s open for business growth and international trade.
The Summit is being held in London at City Hall and led by The Education Foundation and Edtech UK with high profile government, education and ecosystem partners including the Department for Education, Department for International Development, Mayor of London, Tech City UK, Tech North and London & Partners.
An audience of the top education leaders from schools, colleges and universities, leading startup and scale up businesses, policy makers and ministries of education – from the UK and globally - will ensure it is a landmark event in the education calendar.
Key speakers at the Edtech UK Global Summit 2016 include
- Rajesh Agrawal, Deputy Mayor of London for Business and Enterprise, Greater London Authority
- Liam Maxwell, National Technology Adviser, HM Government
- Bridie Tooher, Head of Edtech Policy & Data Strategy, Department for Education
- Richard Culatta, Chief Innovation Officer, State of Rhode Island
- Eileen Burbidge MBE, Chair, Tech City UK & Founder, Passion Capital
- Tamara Giltsoff, Director of Innovation, Department for International Development
- Mandeep Samra, Education Research & Digital Advisor, Department for International Development
- Saul Klein OBE, Founding Partner, Local Globe
- Richard Gregory Director & Kirsty Styles, Head of Talent & Skills, Tech North
- Hege Tollerud, CEO, Oslo Edtech Cluster
- Colum Elliott-Kelly, Head of Global Education, Blippar
- Joanna Bersin, Head of Education, Kano
- Simon Nelson, CEO, Futurelearn
- Ed Pitcher, Leader of Technology, Swiss Cottage Special School
- Dawn Hallybone, Deputy Headteacher, Oakdale Junior School
- James Kieft, Group Learning and Development Manager, Activate Learning
- Jonathan Satchell, CEO, Learning Technologies Group
- Dr Maria Stukoff, Head of Digital, BBC Academy
- Ian Fordham, CEO, Edtech UK
More speakers to be confirmed soon.
You are warmly invited to attend and contribute to this landmark event in the UK and global education calendar. Tickets are available here.