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Wednesday, May 6 • 10:45am - 12:00pm
What Will Become the Core Learning Platform for K-20 Education?

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Higher education has the LMS today, but via the Gates Foundation Next Generation Digital Learning Environment project many are envisioning something new.  K-12 generally does not perceive the LMS to be the core learning platform today.  What does the future look like in each sector and will there be convergence?

Moderators
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Scott Jaschik

Editor and Co-Founder, Inside Higher Ed
Scott Jaschik is editor and one of the three founders of Inside Higher Ed. With Doug Lederman, he leads the editorial operations of Inside Higher Ed, overseeing news content, opinion pieces, career advice, blogs and other features. Scott is a leading voice on higher education issues... Read More →

Speakers
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John Baker

President and CEO, D2L
John founded D2L in 1999, at the age of twenty-two, while attending the University of Waterloo as a Systems Design Engineering student. A strong believer in community involvement, John devotes both his personal and business efforts to supporting young entrepreneurs who are developing... Read More →
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Tim Beekman

President and Co-Founder, SAFARI Montage
Timothy R. Beekman, President & Co-Founder, SAFARI Montage, was founder of Dynacom, Inc., and a partner/owner of the former SAFARI Technologies, Inc. Mr. Beekman holds a BSEE from Western Michigan University and a First Class Broadcast License. He was honored as “Fellow of the... Read More →
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Malcolm Brown

Director, EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative, EDUCAUSE
Prior to assuming the position of director of the EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative (ELI), Malcolm Brown was the Director of Academic Computing at Dartmouth College. His group supported faculty and students in the use of applications of information technology in research and in the curriculum... Read More →
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Michael Chai

Chief Digital Officer for North America, Pearson
Michael is Chief Digital Officer for North America, responsible for accelerating the move to effective digital business models that reimagine the customer experience with Pearson digital products and services.  In this role, he works with technology and business leaders to drive... Read More →
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Phil Hill

Co-Founder, e-Literate Blog
Phil is Co-Publisher of the e-Literate blog, Co-Producer of e-Literate TV, and Partner at MindWires Consulting. As a market analyst, Phil has analyzed the growth of technology-enabled change for educational institutions, uncovering and describing the major trends and implications for the broader market. His unique graphics and visual presentations have been widely used in the industry. As an independe... Read More →
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Dave Wilson

Vice President of Engineering, Qualcomm Education
Dave Wilson is the Vice President of Engineering for Qualcomm Education Inc., a subsidiary of Qualcomm Technologies Inc. and is responsible for driving the engineering strategy and resource opportunities over a wide range of initiatives within the education field. |   | Dave... Read More →


Wednesday May 6, 2015 10:45am - 12:00pm
Grand Ballroom 1 & 2