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Debate Chamber EdTalk
Future Zone GESF Live!
Networking Plenary
Public Briefing Teacher Masterclass
The Boardroom Tomorrow - Emerging EdTech Summit

16/03/2018
11:00 - 12:00
Tomorrow: Summit and Next Billion Prize Launch [More Info]
12:00 - 13:45
Tomorrow: Next Billion EdTech Prize Pitching Competition [More Info]
12:00 - 13:45
Tomorrow: Next Billion EdTech Prize Pitching Competition [More Info]
14:00 - 15:15
Tomorrow: Next Billion EdTech Prize Pitching Competition [More Info]
14:00 - 15:15
Tomorrow: Next Billion EdTech Prize Pitching Competition [More Info]
15:30 - 17:00
Tomorrow: Next Billion EdTech Prize Pitching Competition [More Info]
15:30 - 17:00
Tomorrow: Next Billion EdTech Prize Pitching Competition [More Info]
 
17/03/2018
07:30 - 08:30
Day 1 Registration [More Info]
08:30 - 10:30
Welcome and Opening Address [More Info]
11:00 - 12:30
Tomorrow: Next Billion EdTech Prize Pitching Competition [More Info]
11:00 - 16:45
United Nations Student Simulation - General Assembly [More Info]
11:00 - 17:00
Tomorrow: Start-up Zone
11:00 - 17:30
Future Zone Experience: The workplace of 2030 - utopia or dystopia? [More Info]
11:15 - 11:45
Coffee House: Conversation with A Leading Expert, Thinker, Artist Or Public Figure [More Info]
11:15 - 11:45
EdTalk: Will automation in the workplace revolutionise education? [More Info]
11:15 - 12:00
FutureTalk: Practice makes perfect - widening access and accelerating learning through VR [More Info]
11:15 - 12:15
Debate Chamber: Is celebrity culture harming young people? [More Info]
11:15 - 12:15
Meet the Top Ten Global Teacher Prize Teachers [More Info]
11:15 - 12:15
The Boardroom: What skills will the workplace of 2030 need and how do we get them? [More Info]
11:15 - 12:30
Global Learning Lab: Insights from transformational classrooms around the world - By Teach For All [More Info]
11:15 - 12:30
Public Briefing: Will we still need the arts and humanities in 2030? [More Info]
11:15 - 14:15
Deep Dive: Teacher Recruitment And Retention [More Info]
11:30 - 13:00
GESF Live! [More Info]
11:30 - 17:00
Immersive Learning Space
12:00 - 12:30
Coffee House: The voices of teachers from conflict zones [More Info]
12:00 - 12:30
Coffee House: The voices of teachers from conflict zones [More Info]
12:00 - 12:30
EdTalk: How can we keep children safe and protected? [More Info]
12:15 - 13:00
Future Talk 1
12:30 - 13:00
Teacher Masterclass: Andria Zafirakou [More Info]
12:30 - 13:30
Debate Chamber: Will the world in 2030 be a better place for young people? [More Info]
12:30 - 13:30
The Boardroom: How can companies unlock the diversity dividend for business performance? [More Info]
12:45 - 13:15
Coffee House: Conversation with A Leading Expert, Thinker, Artist Or Public Figure [More Info]
12:45 - 13:15
EdTalk: How far can personalised learning go? [More Info]
12:45 - 13:15
Tomorrow: Is it time for an EdTech rethink? - A lecture with Carla Aerts
12:45 - 14:00
Global Learning Lab: Insights from transformational classrooms around the world - By Teach For All [More Info]
12:45 - 14:00
Public Briefing: Improving outcomes for young people with special education needs [More Info]
13:15 - 13:45
Future Zone Demonstration: Drue Kataoka VR
13:15 - 13:45
Teacher Masterclass: Marjorie Brown [More Info]
13:15 - 13:45
Tomorrow: Introduction to Lean Start-Up [More Info]
13:15 - 14:15
Public Briefing: What do parents around the world think about education? [More Info]
13:30 - 14:00
Coffee House: Conversation with A Leading Expert, Thinker, Artist Or Public Figure [More Info]
13:30 - 14:00
EdTalk: Can children become real digital citizens and stay safe? [More Info]
13:30 - 15:00
Public Briefing: G7 declaration on girls’ education in crises - By Plan International Canada, Dubai Cares, INEE and Education Cannot Wait [More Info]
13:45 - 14:30
FutureTalk: Teaching digital skills through Virtual Storytelling - Immersive Digital Literacy through Content Creation [More Info]
13:45 - 14:45
Debate Chamber: Is the rise of populism a dangerous thing for society? [More Info]
13:45 - 14:45
The Boardroom: Is it possible for companies to do well, and do good? [More Info]
13:45 - 14:45
Tomorrow: Next Billion EdTech Prize Pitching Competition [More Info]
14:00 - 14:30
Teacher Masterclass: Luis Miguel Bermudez Gutierrez [More Info]
14:15 - 14:45
EdTalk: A 400m tonne problem now, a billion tonne problem by 2030 - tackling the challenge of plastic [More Info]
14:15 - 15:00
Coffee House: Conversation with A Leading Expert, Thinker, Artist Or Public Figure [More Info]
14:15 - 15:30
Global Learning Lab: Insights from transformational classrooms around the world - By Teach For All [More Info]
14:15 - 15:30
Public Briefing: Education in India in 2030 [More Info]
14:30 - 15:30
Spotlight: What can neuroscience tell us about learning? [More Info]
14:45 - 15:15
Teacher Masterclass: Jesus Insilada [More Info]
15:00 - 15:30
EdTalk: Will the next generation take the lead with youth activism? [More Info]
15:00 - 16:00
Debate Chamber: Is an ageing society a problem, or an opportunity? [More Info]
15:00 - 16:00
Tomorrow: Fireside Chat with Rish Mitra [More Info]
15:00 - 16:30
GESF Live! [More Info]
15:15 - 16:15
Coffee House: Conversation with A Leading Expert, Thinker, Artist Or Public Figure [More Info]
15:15 - 16:15
Spotlight: Can education tackle war and peace? [More Info]
15:30 - 16:00
Teacher Masterclass: Glenn Lee [More Info]
15:45 - 16:15
EdTalk: Why socio-emotional skills have never been more essential [More Info]
15:45 - 16:15
Renewed Energy: Day 1 - Meditation & mindfulness [More Info]
15:45 - 17:00
Public Briefing: How students and educators can combat fake news [More Info]
16:00 - 17:00
Tomorrow: What are investors looking for in companies that will change the world? [More Info]
16:00 - 17:15
Public Briefing: Teacherpreneurs, from classroom teachers to innovators at scale - By Teach For All [More Info]
16:00 - 17:15
Public Briefing: The future of school partnerships with the private sector - By Junior Achievement [More Info]
16:15 - 17:15
Debate Chamber: Is too much donor money spent on girls? [More Info]
16:15 - 17:15
YouTube masterclass [More Info]
16:30 - 17:00
Coffee House: Conversation with A Leading Expert, Thinker, Artist Or Public Figure [More Info]
16:30 - 17:15
Ed Talk: Launch of the Dubai declaration - how do we educate children about climate change? [More Info]
16:30 - 17:30
Spotlight: Financing education for every child - a conversation with Julia Gillard [More Info]
17:00 - 17:30
Coffee House: Book launch: "Teaching in the Fourth Industrial Revolution: Standing at the precipice” [More Info]
17:00 - 18:00
Tomorrow: Cocktail Reception
18:30 - 21:30
An Evening Soiree [More Info]
 
18/03/2018
07:25 - 08:25
Day 2 Coffee Break [More Info]
08:30 - 10:30
Day 2 Plenary [More Info]
11:00 - 11:30
Teacher Masterclass: Koen Timmers [More Info]
11:00 - 12:00
Debate Chamber: Is teaching ‘21st century skills’ an educational dead-end? [More Info]
11:00 - 12:00
The Boardroom: What does the next wave of innovation look like? [More Info]
11:00 - 12:00
Tomorrow: What should EdTech Start-Ups know about how children learn? - Learning Sciences Panel
11:00 - 12:15
Public Briefing: Education in Brazil in 2030 [More Info]
11:00 - 12:15
Public Briefing: Education in the Arab World in 2030 [More Info]
11:00 - 12:30
GESF Live! [More Info]
11:00 - 14:00
Deep Dive: Low Cost Private Schools [More Info]
11:00 - 16:00
Solve-a-thon powered by MIT Solve [More Info]
11:00 - 16:45
United Nations Student Simulation - Security Council [More Info]
11:00 - 17:00
Immersive Learning Space
11:00 - 17:00
Tomorrow: Start-up Zone
11:15 - 11:45
Future Zone Demonstration: Drue Kataoka VR [More Info]
11:15 - 12:00
Coffee House: Conversation with Conversation With A Leading Expert, Thinker, Artist Or Public Figure [More Info]
11:15 - 12:15
Spotlight: Collective leadership - The path to transformational change in communities [More Info]
11:15 - 17:00
Future Zone Experience: The workplace of 2030 - utopia or dystopia? [More Info]
11:45 - 12:15
Teacher Masterclass: Diego Mahfouz Faria Lima [More Info]
12:00 - 13:30
Public Briefing: Education Workforce Initiative - With The Education Commission [More Info]
12:15 - 13:00
FutureTalk: Teaching Empathy [More Info]
12:15 - 13:15
Coffee House: Conversation with Conversation With A Leading Expert, Thinker, Artist Or Public Figure [More Info]
12:15 - 13:15
Debate Chamber: Is "I can just Google it" making us stupid? [More Info]
12:15 - 13:15
The Boardroom: How do CEOs predict the future? [More Info]
12:30 - 13:00
Teacher Masterclass: Eddie Woo [More Info]
12:30 - 13:30
Tomorrow: Lessons from the Field - Successful Start-Ups Panel [More Info]
12:30 - 13:45
Public Briefing: Medicine, genetics and human health in 2030 [More Info]
12:30 - 13:45
Public Briefing: The power of art and 'how not to just look, but see' - With The Independent [More Info]
12:45 - 13:15
Ed Talk: The New Childhood - How Kids Will need to Live, Learn, and Love in a Connected World [More Info]
13:15 - 13:45
Teacher Masterclass: Nurten Akkuş [More Info]
13:15 - 14:00
FutureTalk: Virtual Super-Teacher - scaling up personalised learning [More Info]
13:30 - 14:00
EdTalk: How should we teach global citizenship? [More Info]
13:30 - 14:15
Coffee House: Conversation with Conversation With A Leading Expert, Thinker, Artist Or Public Figure [More Info]
13:30 - 14:30
Debate Chamber: Is a university degree the worst investment a young person can make? [More Info]
13:30 - 15:00
GESF Live! [More Info]
14:00 - 14:30
Teacher Masterclass: Barbara Anna Zielonka [More Info]
14:00 - 15:15
Public Briefing: Education in Africa in 2030 [More Info]
14:00 - 15:15
Public Briefing: The future of educational technology [More Info]
14:00 - 15:30
Tomorrow: Challenges and Opportunities in new markets - Ministerial Panel [More Info]
14:15 - 14:45
EdTalk: An insight into the future of Girls' Education [More Info]
14:30 - 15:30
Coffee House: Conversation with Conversation With A Leading Expert, Thinker, Artist Or Public Figure [More Info]
14:45 - 15:45
Debate Chamber: Do children sit too many standardised tests? [More Info]
15:00 - 15:30
EdTalk [More Info]
15:00 - 15:45
FutureTalk: Will virtual environments replace the classroom? [More Info]
15:00 - 16:00
YouTube masterclass
15:30 - 16:30
Renewed Energy: Day 2 - Meditation & mindfulness [More Info]
15:30 - 17:00
GESF Live! [More Info]
15:45 - 16:15
Coffee House: Conversation with Conversation With A Leading Expert, Thinker, Artist Or Public Figure [More Info]
15:45 - 16:15
EdTalk: Empowering students to engage in a changing civil society [More Info]
16:00 - 17:00
Debate Chamber: Are corporations destroying young people's futures? [More Info]
16:15 - 17:15
Spotlight: President Nicolas Sarkozy [More Info]
16:15 - 17:15
YouTube masterclass
16:30 - 17:00
Coffee House: Conversation with Conversation With A Leading Expert, Thinker, Artist Or Public Figure [More Info]
16:30 - 17:00
EdTalk: Lessons from Kenya - How soft skills are solving unemployment [More Info]
17:15 - 18:00
Doors open for the Global Teacher Prize Award Ceremony
18:00 - 19:00
Global Teacher Prize Award Ceremony [More Info]

PROGRAMME

In 2018, through the theme of 'How do we prepare young people for the world of 2030 and beyond?'; the Global Education & Skills Forum is challenging its delegates to consider what we need to teach our children and how we can move those lessons to action. Continue to check back here as new sessions for 2018 are added.