EdTech Enabling the Knowledge Economy

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EdTech Enabling the Knowledge Economy

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Aviva Stadium Lansdowne Road Dublin 4 Ireland

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This national event will explore different aspects of EdTech in preparing a future workforce for the knowledge economy: driving workforce-readiness and transformational change in education and lifelong learning.


  • Understanding the skills and competencies that are relevant to the demands of the 21st century workplace
  • Workforce supply: aligning K-12 and higher education to market demand requirements
  • New models for personalisation and adaptivity
  • Ubiquitous opportunity: the impact of mobile and informal learning
  • Breaking down the barriers between traditional views of L&D, HR and ICT
  • Big data vs. good data - transformational role of analytics
  • Data privacy, data protection and privacy by design
  • Micro credentialing and digital badges
  • Serious games and new assessment model

For information on speakers visit the learnovate site


Pat Chadbourne, Workforce Planning and Talent Analytics, North Carolina USA
Sharon Claffey Kaliouby, State Street Global Investors, Boston USA
Alan Gray, BNY Mellon, Ireland
Don Taylor, Learning and Performance Institute, UK
Louise Butler, Electronic Arts (EA), Ireland
Audrey O’Mahoney, Accenture, Ireland
Niall O’Donnellan, Enterprise Ireland
Gavin Dykes, Education Fast Forward, UK
Ciaran Cannon, Excited.ie – the Digital Learning Movement, Ireland
Mary Maloney, CoderDojo, Ireland
Regina Murray, Microsoft, Ireland
Asad Butt, LearnLaunch, Boston USA
Arthur Godsil, Godsil Education

Who should attend?
This twin-track event will explore the roles and responsibilities of both the formal education system and corporate organisations - and will bring together over 150 senior representatives from the worlds of education, technology and corporate learning and development. The audience will include:

  • Learning and development managers and HR professionals
  • Education professionals and practitioners
  • Learning technology developers and vendors
  • Organisations seeking to resource and retain talent
  • Learning analytics and data protection professionals
  • Policy makers in the fields of education, training and professional development
  • Media specialists

Attendance is free but places are limited. To reserve your place:

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