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October 4-5, 2019
Westin Chicago River North
Chicago, IL

At the October 2019 Tech & Learning Leadership Summit, attendees discussed innovative models of schooling, tech breakthroughs that will drive innovation, and what schools are doing to create the next generation of innovators.


Tech & Learning Leadership Summits are attended by a select group of K-12 technology and instructional professionals from districts across the country who understand and benefit from timely and relevant executive-level news about the successes and challenges of edtech.

Attendee titles include:

State and District-Level Administrators
Chief Technology Officers
Chief Academic Officers
Technology & Curriculum Directors

Presenting timely and relevant content from the most authoritative speakers and advisors, along with unmatched networking opportunities, the two-day events are comprised of lively panel discussions and roundtables, one-on-one meetings, and networking-focused social activities.

Speakers and discussions will focus on K-12 leadership for tomorrow’s schools and the impact of emerging technologies such as mobile and cloud computing, immersive and virtual environments, and more. Each Summit will use a combination of presentations and working sessions to focus on challenges and success stories related to technology-supported educational transformation.

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Westin Chicago River North
320 N Dearborn St
Chicago, IL 60654

Friday, October 4


12:00 - 1:45 pm

Arrivals & Registration


2:00 - 4:00 pm

Off-Site Visit: Argonne National Laboratory



The U.S. Department of Energy’s Argonne National Laboratory is a multidisciplinary science and engineering research center, where thousands of scientists and engineers work together to answer the biggest questions facing humanity, from how to obtain affordable clean energy to protecting ourselves and our environment. During their time at Argonne, Leadership Summit attendees will tour one of Argonne’s world-leading scientific research facilities and engage in a discussion about workforce development for the next generation of science, innovation and technology leaders.


5:00 - 6:00 pm

Welcome Reception


6:15 - 8:00 pm

Dinner & Introductions


Saturday, October 5


7:30 - 8:15 am

Breakfast


8:15 – 9:15 am

General Session: What does personalized learning look like?

Meet an innovative panel of school leaders who are personalizing learning in their classrooms and communities.


9:20 – 10:20 am

Small group discussion: How are you personalizing learning in your districts?

Attendees break into small groups to discuss the teaching and learning models they use in their districts model to personalize learning for students.


10:30 am - 12:20 pm

Working Groups and Sponsor meetings

Working groups will meet during this time period – along with one-on-one/small group meetings with sponsors and informal discussions with colleagues (“anything goes”). During the course of the day, each attendee will participate in two working groups on topics of their choosing, as well as a number of smaller meetings and discussions.


12:30 - 1:30 pm

Lunch & Playground

Network with colleagues while you enjoy lunch in our “playground” area, where attendees can try some of the latest edtech tools from our sponsors.


1:40 - 3:30 pm

Working Groups and Sponsor meetings

Additional working groups will meet during this time period – along with one-on- one/small group meetings with sponsors and informal discussions with colleagues. During the course of the day, each attendee will participate in two working groups on topics of their choosing, as well as a number of smaller meetings and discussions.


3:40 – 4:30 pm

Lessons Learned

The final session will be an opportunity to identify specific takeaways attendees will put into place in their districts. These will be included in a follow-up report to be published in the T&L Leader newsletter and shared with all Tech & Learning readers.


6:00 - 8:30 pm

Closing Dinner


Sponsors

Tier 1

Tier 2

Tier 3

Speaking Opportunities
Christine Weiser
Christine Weiser

Editor/Program Manager
Tech & Learning

Speaking Opportunities
Kevin Hogan
Kevin Hogan

Content Director
Tech & Learning

Sponsorship Opportunities
Katrina Frazer
Katrina Frazer

Account Manager
Tech & Learning

Sponsorship Opportunities
Allison Knapp
Allison Knapp

Brand Expert
Tech & Learning

Partnerships & Logistics
Marie Vasallo
Marie Vasallo

Marketing & Events
Future plc

Partnerships & Logistics
Brie Johnson
Brie Johnson

Events Manager
Future plc

Corporate Events
Kelly Boon
Kelly Boon

Corporate Events Director
Future plc

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