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December 5-6, 2019
Westin Chicago River North
New Orleans, LA

At the December 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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Hyatt Regency New Orleans
601 Loyola Ave
New Orleans, LA 70113
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Thursday, December 5

1:00 - 2:30 pm

Arrivals & Registration

3:00 - 5:00 pm

Off-Site Visit

Details coming soon!

5:30 - 6:30 pm

Welcome Reception

6:45 - 8:45 pm

Dinner & Introductions

Friday, December 6

7:30 - 8:15 am


8:15 – 9:15 am

General Session: A District-Level Look at Innovation in K-12

The morning session begins with a panel discussion of administrators from several different districts sharing stories about how they’ve not just launched innovative programs in their districts, but funded and sustained them.

9:15 – 10:15 am

A Closer Look

Attendees will have the chance to break into small groups to discuss different approaches and share their own expertise.

10:30 am - 12:20 pm

Working Groups and Sponsor meetings

Several “working groups” will meet during this time period to drill down on topics chosen by attendees. Examples of topics from previous summits include: Data privacy and security; Evaluating and sustaining 1:1; Digital citizenship; and Designing learning spaces. Those not participating in a working group at this time will be involved in one-on-one/small group meetings with sponsors, as well as informal “Anything Goes” discussions with colleagues.

12:30 - 1:00 pm


1:00 - 1:30 pm

Dessert Reception and Networking

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

We will depart at 5:45 for dinner at the nearby Mistral Restaurant & Bar


Tier 1

Tier 2

Table Top

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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THEME: A District-Level Look at Innovation in K-12

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