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EdCrunch2018 Key Topics
Big data in education: how learning analytics transforms the system
EdTech in improving student’s outcomes
New educational technologies to enhance teaching results
New literacy skills and competencies for the 21 century
How digital learning works: sales and marketing
Endless possibilities of digital technologies for teacher and school administration
Phygital generation: tech, gadgets and our kids
#Edcrunch at a glance:
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master classes
and discussions
300+
global speakers
50
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5 000
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20 000
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Conference topics
Big data
Artificial intelligence
Individual trajectories
Adaptive technologies
Digital footprint
Online courses
MOOCs
Edtech
Sales and marketing of courses
Digital portfolio
Platforms
LMS
Simulators
Microteaching
AR and VR in education
Gamification
Gaming practice
Skills of the 21st century
Cloud technologies
Real time feedback
Social (p2p) learning
Innovative thinking
Machine learning
Internet of things
Blended learning
Quality assessment
Formative assessment
Class constructor
Design thinking
Instructional design
Educational ecosystems
Data in development
Teaching analytics
Data for individualization
Psychometrics
ROI and scaling
modern digital educational environment
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#EdCrunch 2018 Speakers
Anthony Salcito
Anthony Salcito
Vice President of Worldwide Education at Microsoft, USA
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Anthony Salcito
Anthony Salcito
Vice President of Worldwide Education at Microsoft, USA

In his role leading the worldwide execution of Microsoft’s vision for education, Anthony Salcito aims to transform the way we learn with the support of the best technology to help build critical skills for the modern, global workplace.

Prior to taking current role in 2009, Salcito was general manager of education in the United States, supporting schools and universities across the country. During this time, he helped launch the company’s cornerstone education programs. He was also at the center of Microsoft’s involvement in the creation of the School of the Future — a pioneering partnership with the School District of Philadelphia and now the first of many Microsoft Showcase Schools around the world.

Salcito joined Microsoft in 1992, spending his early years at the company architecting high profile product launches for Windows NT and Windows 95.

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Josh Bersin
Josh Bersin
Founder and Principal at Bersin by Deloitte, USA
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Josh Bersin
Josh Bersin
Founder and Principal at Bersin by Deloitte, USA

Josh Bersin is an analyst, author, educator, and thought leader focusing on the global talent market and the challenges and trends impacting business workforces around the world. He studies the world of work, HR and leadership practices, and the broad talent technology market. He is often cited as one of the leading HR and workplace industry analysts in the world.


He founded Bersin & Associates in 2001 to provide research and advisory services focused on corporate learning. Over the next ten years, he expanded the company’s coverage to encompass HR, talent management, talent acquisition, and leadership and became a recognized expert in the talent market. He sold the company to Deloitte in 2012, when it became known as Bersin™ by Deloitte. He continues to serve as a senior advisor to Deloitte, advising large organizations and contributing to major research initiatives. He also sits on the board of UC Berkeley Executive Education.


Bersin is frequently featured in talent and business publications such as Forbes, Harvard Business Review, HR Executive, FastCompany, The Wall Street Journal, and CLO Magazine. He is a regular keynote speaker at industry events and a popular blogger with more than 700,000 followers on LinkedIn.

Prior to founding Bersin & Associates, Josh spent 25 years in product development, product management, marketing, and sales of e-learning and other enterprise technologies. His education includes a BS in engineering from Cornell University, an MS in engineering from Stanford University, and an MBA from the Haas School of Business at the University of California, Berkeley. He is the author of two books, The Blended Learning Handbook and The Training Measurement Book, along with dozens of studies on corporate HR, learning, and talent technologies. He currently has a third book under contract with Harvard Business Publishing.

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Jeff Maggioncalda
Jeff Maggioncalda
CEO at Coursera, USA
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Jeff Maggioncalda
Jeff Maggioncalda
CEO at Coursera, USA

Jeff Maggioncalda is the CEO of Coursera, an online education platform that partners with 160 top universities and industry leaders to offer online course and degrees to over 33 million registered learners around the world. He previously served for 18 years as the founding CEO at Financial Engines Inc, a company co-founded by economist and Nobel Prize winner William Sharpe. Financial Engines grew rapidly under Jeff’s leadership, providing high-quality online investment advice that has helped millions of people save and prepare for retirement. Jeff has also worked as a consultant at McKinsey & Company and Cornerstone Research, and continues to serve as a Director of Silicon Valley Bank, Inc. He holds an MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business and a Bachelor’s degree in Economics and English from Stanford University. In his free time, Jeff is a lifelong learner and proud dad, and enjoys studying music theory and spending time with his wife and three daughters.

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Anant Agarwal
Anant Agarwal
Founder and CEO of edX, Professor at MIT, USA
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Anant Agarwal
Anant Agarwal
Founder and CEO of edX, Professor at MIT, USA

Anant Agarwal is the CEO of edX, an online learning destination founded by Harvard and MIT. Anant taught the first edX course on circuits and electronics from MIT, which drew 155,000 students from 162 countries. He has served as the director of CSAIL, MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory, and is a professor of electrical engineering and computer science at MIT. He is a successful serial entrepreneur, having co-founded several companies including Tilera Corporation, which created the Tile multicore processor, and Virtual Machine Works.

Anant won the Maurice Wilkes prize for computer architecture, and MIT’s Smullin and Jamieson prizes for teaching. He is also the 2016 recipient of the Harold W. McGraw, Jr. Prize for Higher Education, which recognized his work in advancing the MOOC movement. Additionally, he is a recipient of the Padma Shri award from the President of India. He holds a Guinness World Record for the largest microphone array, and is an author of the textbook «Foundations of Analog and Digital Electronic Circuits.»

Scientific American selected his work on organic computing as one of 10 World- Changing Ideas in 2011, and he was named in Forbes' list of top 15 education innovators in 2012. Anant, a pioneer in computer architecture, is a member of the National Academy of Engineering, a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and a fellow of the ACM.

He hacks on WebSim, an online circuits laboratory, in his spare time. Anant holds a Ph. D. from Stanford and a bachelor’s from IIT Madras.

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Richard Culatta
Richard Culatta
CEO for ISTE (International Society for Technology in Education), USA
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Richard Culatta
Richard Culatta
CEO for ISTE (International Society for Technology in Education), USA

Richard Culatta, chief executive officer, brings vast experience in education policy, teacher preparation, educational technology and innovation to his role with ISTE. Culatta is a longtime ISTE member and a past recipient of the ISTE Making IT Happen Award. Prior to joining ISTE, Culatta served as the chief innovation officer for the state of Rhode Island. In this role, he focused on developing partnerships to improve opportunities for students, including launching a program to make Rhode Island the first state to offer computer science in every K-12 school and creating a state vision for personalized learning. As the director of the U.S. Department of Education's Office of Educational Technology, Culatta was at the helm of numerous efforts to expand connectivity to schools across the country, promote personalized learning and develop the National Education Technology Plan. He also pioneered new ways for the department to engage with educators and tech developers.

Prior to his role with the Department of Education, Culatta served as an education policy adviser to U.S. Sen. Patty Murray. He was also the learning technologies adviser for the David O. McKay School of Education at Brigham Young University where he redesigned the technology component of the teacher prep program. He also served as the director of operations for the Rose Education Foundation, which brought the first internet connections to schools in rural Guatemala. Culatta began his career in the classroom as a high school teacher and, across his career, has coached educators and national leaders around the world on using technology as a tool to reimagine learning. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Spanish teaching and a master's in educational psychology and technology, both from Brigham Young University.

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Cameron Wilson
Cameron Wilson
Chief Operating Officer and President of Code.org Advocacy Coalition, USA
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Cameron Wilson
Cameron Wilson
Chief Operating Officer and President of Code.org Advocacy Coalition, USA

Cameron Wilson is the Chief Operating Officer and President of Code.org Advocacy Coalition. He oversees the advocacy and outreach teams for Code.org and helps guide the organization’s efforts to expand access to K-12 computer science education.

He helped create Computer Science Education Week, and has been deeply involved on education issues within the computing community having served on the AP Computer Science Principles Advisory Commission, co authored a major study on K-12 computer science education — Running on Empty: The Failure to Teach K-12 Computer Science in the Digital Age and helped direct the University Of Chicago’s study Building an Operating System For Computer Science Education.

He joined Code.org in June of 2013. Before Code.org he was Director of the Office of Public Policy for the Association for Computing Machinery, which is the largest professional society for computing. He joined ACM after spending 10 years on Capitol Hill. During his congressional career he served as Deputy Chief of Staff to Representative Vernon Ehlers (R-MI) and on Representative Nick Smith’s (R-MI) staff. He also served as professional staff on the House Science Committee, where he oversaw technology, standards and environmental issues.

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Philip Regier
Philip Regier
University dean for educational initiatives and CEO of EdPlus at Arizona State University, USA
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Philip Regier
Philip Regier
University dean for educational initiatives and CEO of EdPlus at Arizona State University, USA

Regier is responsible for expanding the university’s digital immersion program and advancing the university’s leadership role in education innovation. During his tenure as dean,the fully online student population grew from 400 to more than 28,000, and the number of online degree programs grew from six to 150 as of Fall 2017. Today, online programs at ASU utilize more than 200 technologies, and the university is a co-convener of the ASU+GSV Education Innovation Summit, the largest and most recognized assembly of education technology entrepreneurs, investors, and users in the world.A philosophy major and math minor, Phil earned his undergraduate degree from St. John’s College in Santa Fe, New Mexico. He also holds a PhD in accountancy from the University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana.

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Boni Hamilton
Boni Hamilton
Writer, researcher, education consultant, author of 'Integrating Technology in the Classroom', USA
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Boni Hamilton
Boni Hamilton
Writer, researcher, education consultant, author of 'Integrating Technology in the Classroom', USA

Boni has found her passion in education. Boni’s two books about integrating technology in the classroom and many other published articles are based on her experiences in classrooms and as a teacher of teachers. She has taught every grade level from preschool through adult and undergraduate studies and has served as both a school and a district administrator. She has worked with a range of students, including regular education, special education, gifted/talented, and multilingual students acquiring English. The second edition of Boni’s book Integrating Technology in the Classroom: Tools to Meet the Needs of Every Student will be released in November, 2018.

Boni has earned two doctorates in education: an Ed.D. in Educational Studies at the University of Northern Colorado in 2011 and a Ph.D. in Education and Human Development at the University of Colorado Denver in 2018. In both programs, Boni won academic excellence awards. She is currently writing a book based on her 2016-2017 dissertation research study of technology use in rural and town schools.

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Tanya Joosten
Tanya Joosten
Director for Digital Learning Research and Development at National Research Center for DETA, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, USA
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Tanya Joosten
Tanya Joosten
Director for Digital Learning Research and Development at National Research Center for DETA, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, USA

Tanya Joosten, Ph. D., is a senior scientist, the director of digital learning research and development and the National Research Center for Distance Education and Technological Advancements at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. She is nationally recognized and works to guide strategic digital learning efforts, including her current involvement on the McGraw Hill Learning Sciences Research Board, the SXSWedu Advisory Board, the OLC Research Board, and others. Her expertise has led to invitations to planning the future of digital education events at the White House, Harvard, Stanford, and others.

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Ilona Taimela
Ilona Taimela
Educational consultant for the city of Helsinki, Finland
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Ilona Taimela
Ilona Taimela
Educational consultant for the city of Helsinki, Finland

Ilona is presently an educational consultant for the city of Helsinki, mainly on participative methods such as phenomenon based learning, and then also on learning environments. Ilona also consults on sustainability issues. She is finalizing her ph. D. for the University of Helsinki on more philosophical issue of ethics in future due to Anthropocene. Ilona has been a teacher for more than 20 years, as well as a teacher trainer for also almost 20 years. She was an expert teacher for the city of Helsinki for 2 years before Ilona became an Educational consultant. Ilona has been a researcher for many researches and sat on steering groups on a national level.

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Karen Vardanyan
Karen Vardanyan
Executive director at Union of Advanced Technologies Enterprises, Armenia
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Karen Vardanyan
Karen Vardanyan
Executive director at Union of Advanced Technologies Enterprises, Armenia

Karen has more that 20 years of professional experience in business development, extensive experience in economic development. Direct involvement in multi-stake projects with scientific, educational and design institutions.

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The National Research Technological University MISiS is a Russian national research university. It is a technological university and a participant in the project for increasing the competitiveness of leading Russian universities among the top international science and education centers - the 5-100 project. It is the leading Russian university in the area of materials engineering and technology. The Moscow Institute of Steel and Alloys is among the top 5 universities in Russia by volume of research and development.

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The NTI 20.35 University is the first Russian university catering to human professional development in the digital economy. It will be targeted towards preparing leaders of the companies participating in the National Technology Initiative (NTI) and specialists for new global markets. The NTI 20.35 University will feature a new study format in which educational modules consisting of the best courses from top schools will be provided for students on an individual basis. The new format will make it possible to bring together on a single platform the best developments of institutions, universities, the Federal Agency for Scientific Organizations, corporate academies, industries and even individual experts.

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