Excited about the future of Education? Join 1000 EdTech-heads who share your passion! Professionals, entrepreneurs, investors and pioneers from all around the world will meet at #XcitED17. Are you one of them?
Thursday, November 30th
14:00 — 19:00
Because there’s no better time than Slush to get together all the players of the EdTech ecosystem.
Because there’s no better place than Finland to innovate in the education industry.
XcitED 2017 Program
Opening Speech by Peter Vesterbacka, Pasi Joronen
Keynote by Anne Tham: Child Entrepreneurs: How to create, nurture and develop them in schools
Fireside chat: Building the spirit of entrepreneurship in Education.
Startup story: 8-year old CEO Shailaja with her mother Komi Sam
14:00 - 14:10
14:10 - 14:20
14:20 - 14:50
14:50 - 15:00
Keynote by Sirpa Tuomi: Educating the next responsible generation
Fireside chat: Where is the balance between Ed & Tech?
Startup story: Lyfta
15:00 - 15:10
15:10 - 15:45
15:45 - 15:55
Keynote by Pramath Raj Sinha
Fireside chat: Social & Emotional Learning. Can technology help us learn empathy and social skills?
Startup story: Mightifier
16:00 - 16:10
16:10 - 16:45
16:45 - 16:55
Keynote by Michael Staton. EdTech: Preparing for and Reskilling in the 4th Industrial Revolution
Fireside chat. Investing in Education: How to spot (and become) a unicorn?
Startup story: 3DBear
17:00 - 17:10
17:10 - 17:45
17:45 - 17:55
Nordic EdTech Award
5G meets pedagogics – opportunities and challenges. Anna Laine, CDO, Education Sector, City of Helsinki; Janne Koistinen, 5G Program Director at Telia Finland; Antti Korhonen, CEO, xEdu Accelerator
18:00 - 19:00
18:30 - 18:45
Nordic EdTech Award Jury
XcitED Event + EdTech Award Pass
XcitED Event, EdTech Award + 2nd Day of Slush Pass.
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