Keynoting the #SATechBOS 2013 Unconference

I’m excited to be the opening keynote at this year’s #SATechBOS Unconference.  The event utilizes as a unique format that encourages peer-to-peer learning and interaction.  It’s a pretty interesting concept and a new take on the sometimes stale traditional conference format.  Wikipedia describes it as follows: An “unconference“ is a participant-driven meeting. The term “unconference” has been applied, or self-applied, to a wide range of gatherings that try to avoid one or more aspects of a conventional conference, such as high fees, sponsored presentations, and top-down organization. (wikipedia.com) This is my second year… Read More

Ignite!-ing AERA

I’m excited to have been invited to present during a Presidential Session at the American Educational Research Association Conference this coming week in San Francisco, CA.  Many of you may be familiar with my previous work in organizing a PechaKucha session for the ACPA-College Student Educators, International Convention this past spring.  For those of you unfamiliar, PechaKucha is a style of presentation where there are 20 slides, each displayed for 20 seconds, and they are automatically set to advance while the presenter speaks over them.  It is a fun but very challenging… Read More

Featured in Forbes article, “The World in 2033: Big Thinkers And Futurists Share Their Thoughts”

I was honored to be included in Todd Wilmes’ article on Forbes.com detailing predictions on  what the future will look like in 2033.  Contributing voices include: Ray Kurzweil on Technology Robert Kaplan on Global Conflict Khan Academy on Education Virgin Galactic on Space Travel Oliver Bussmann on The Global Workforce John Allen on Religion Dr. Gene Robinson on Global Climate, and Myself on Human-Technology Integration Check it out here:  The World in 2033: Big Thinkers And Futurists Share Their Thoughts