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December 6-7, 2018
Camby-Autograph Collection
Phoenix, AZ

During the December 2018 Tech & Learning Leadership Summit, attendees will discuss some of the newest tech tools & trends and how these tools are being used–and not used–in today’s most innovative districts.


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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Camby-Autograph Collection
2401 E Camelback Rd
Phoenix, AZ 85016

Thursday, December 6


1:00 - 2:30 pm

Arrivals and Event Registration


3:00 - 5:00 pm

Off-Site Visit

We will visit the Phoenix Coding Academy, an innovative public high school focused on coding and inquiry-based learning, for a tour and panel discussion.


5:30 - 6:30 pm

Welcome Reception


6:45 - 8:00 pm

Dinner & Introductions


Friday, December 7


7:30 - 8:15 am

Breakfast


8:15 – 9:15 am

General Session: Tech Tools & Trends

The morning session begins with a panel discussion that includes school leaders from different districts sharing stories about how their districts use cutting-edge technology to drive innovation.


9:20 – 10:20 am

Birds of a Feather

Attendees will have the chance to break into small groups to discuss challenges and solutions tailored to their own district’s demographics.


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. Topics being considered include: Physical Security/Emergency Response Planning; Digital Equity; Data/Cybersecurity; Emerging Tech (VR/AR, Blockchain, etc.); Interoperability, Learning Spaces; Sustaining 1:1; and more.


12:30 - 1:30 pm

Lunch, 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 Tech & Learning magazine.


6:00 - 8:30 pm

Closing Dinner


Tier 1

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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