Hosted by Ottawa Catholic School Board at St. Paul High School

St. Paul High School

2675 Draper Ave, Ottawa, ON K2H 7A1

8:00 - 8:30 AM

REGISTRATION, LIGHT BREAKFAST & EXPLORE EDTECH SHOWCASE

8:30 - 8:45 AM

WELCOME, FIRST NATIONS LAND ACKNOWLEDGEMENT AND OFFICIAL GREETINGS

Robert Martellacci, Founder & Conference Co-Chair

Geoff Edwards, Co-Chair, Superintendent of Learning Technologies Ottawa Catholic School Board

Tom D’Amico, Director of Education, Ottawa Catholic School Board (Briefing on OCSB's Deep Learning Journey)

Michael Fullan, Summit MC, Professor Emeritus, OISE/University of Toronto, Co-Director of New Pedagogies for Deep Learnings

8:45 - 9:30 AM
OPENING KEYNOTE

OPENING KEYNOTE

Daniel Sax

Daniel Sax

Co-Founder and CEO at Canadian Space Mining Corporation

Topic:

Inspiring the Next Generation: Solving Big Problems in Space and on Earth

9:30 - 10:30 AM

CROSS CANADA CHECK UP PANEL: The State of EdTech

Gain Valuable Insights From Canadian and Global Experts on The State of EdTech in Canada

10:30 - 11:00 AM

HEALTH/ NETWORKING BREAK/ EXPLORE EDTECH SHOWCASE

11:00 - 11:30 AM
SPOTLIGHT KEYNOTE

SPOTLIGHT KEYNOTE

Dr. Michael Fullan

Dr. Michael Fullan

OC, Professor Emeritus, OISE/University of Toronto

Topic:

Activating Community-Minded Change Leaders: Transforming Society Through Deep Learning.

11:30 - 12:00 PM

SPOTLIGHT KEYNOTE

Steve Brown

President & Chief Executive Officer, NELSON

Topic:

Adapting Education to a Rapidly Changing World

12:00 AM - 1:00 PM

LUNCH TIME, NETWORKING & EXPLORE EDTECH SHOWCASE

Design Thinking Group Exercise on Sustainable Learning Environments

1:00 - 1:30 PM

DRAGON'S DEN STARTUP CHALLENGE

The 8th Dragon Den's Start-Up Challenge—inspired by the hugely popular TV show Dragon's Den. This challenge is an opportunity for EdTech startups across North America to showcase their innovative solutions. In this competition taking place at the 14th Canadian EdTech Summit 2023, each participant can give a 2-minute pitch to showcase their innovative EdTech solutions and impress our expert panel of judges, comprised of North America's leading EdTech thought leaders. The winning startup will get the opportunity to be mentored by MindShare Learning in their EdTech Incubator Program for a year and receive exclusive booth space at FETC. Please complete this form to enter your EdTech start up into this year's challenge!

1:30 - 2:00 PM

EXPERT PANEL PRESENTATIONS

1. CIO Panel Designing Scalable Futureproof Learning Environments with a Cybersecurity & Data Privacy Lens

Moderator: Geoff Edwards, Superintendent of Learning Technologies, Ottawa Catholic School Board

Panelists:

  • Diane Doersch, Senior Director of Information Technology, Digital Promise
  • Peter Singh, Executive Officer – IT Services, TDSB
  • Peter Prochilo, Superintendent of Education, Sudbury Catholic District School Board
  • Kurt Binnie, Director Innovation and Technology, Lester B. Pearson School Board
  • Timothy King, 2023 Cisco Netacad Innovation Architect & Shooting Star winner. IT & cybersecurity technician who thrives in emerging tech spaces, ICTC

2:00 - 2:30

2. A CanAm Lens to Empowering, Courageous Leadership in achieving Sustainable Digital Transformation in Education embracing both AI & HI

Moderator: Kathy Hurley, President, Kathy Hurley Consulting LLC, Co-Founder, Girls Thinking Global & Former EVP Pearson Foundation and Industry Consultant

Panelists:

  • Lisa Schmucki, Founder & CEO, edWeb.net
  • Jennifer Ferrari, CEO & President,  Education Research & Development Institute
  • Kristina Ishmael, Deputy Director, Office of Ed Tech U.S. Department of Education
  • Berj Akian, Founder & CEO, ClassLink
  • Julia Fallon, Executive Director, SETDA

2:30 - 3:00

3. Designing Your Ultimate Learning Environment of the Future 

Moderator: Karen Yamada, Chief Learning Office & CFO, C21 Canada

Panelists:

  • Dr. Mario Chiasson, Director of Research, Innovations and Change Management at District scolaire francophone Sud
  • Helen Pereira-Raso, BA (Hons), BEd, MEd, Head of School, (HTS) Holy Trinity School
  • Luc Goudreault, CEO, Vireo
  • Michael Campbell, President, Advancing Global EDU
  • Fred Dixon, CEO of Blindside Networks, Co-Founder of BigBlueButton

3:00 - 3:30 PM

HEALTH / NETWORKING BREAK / EXPLORE EDTECH SHOWCASE

3:30- 4:15 PM
CLOSING KEYNOTE

CLOSING KEYNOTE

Dr. Alec Couros

Dr. Alec Couros

Director, Centre for Teaching and Learning at University of Regina

Topic:

The Promises and Challenges of Generative AI

Hosted by University of Ottawa

Fairmont Château Laurier

Canadian Room

1 Rideau St, Ottawa, ON K1N 8S7

 

3:00-5:00 PM

SITE TOURS of the University of Ottawa Newly Renovated State of the Art Faculty of Education Resource Centre (Optional)/ Registration at the Fairmont Chateau

For Site Tours:

University of Ottawa Faculty of Education Resource Centre, 145 Jean-Jacques-Lussier Private, Ottawa, ON K1N 6N5

For Registration:

Fairmont Château Laurier, Canadian Room, 1 Rideau St, Ottawa, ON K1N 8S7

5:00 - 6:00 PM

WELCOME/ OTTAWA LAND ACKNOWLEDGEMENT/FIRESIDE CHAT

Summit Welcome

  • Robert Martellacci, Founder & Conference Co-Chair
  • Richard Barwell  –Dean & Full Professor, University of Ottawa
  • Tom D’Amico –Director of Education, Ottawa Catholic School Board

FireSide Chat Panel

"The Future of Post-secondary Education, Bridging the Gap with K12"

Moderator: Richard Barwell  –Dean & Full Professor, University of Ottawa

The Panelists

  • Maxim Jean-Louis: Chief Executive Officer of Contact North | Contact Nord
  • Doug Currie: VP Corporate Services, Strategic Development and Stakeholder Relations, Holland College
  • Katina Papulkas: Senior Education Strategist, Dell Technologies
  • Dr. Barbara “Bobbi” Kurshan, Public/Private Company Board Director, C-Suite Executive, Audit, CEO, Author
  • Diego Magalhaes: Chief Technologist for AWS focused on Education and Partners for the Public-Sector team in Canada
  • Clive-Anthony Stanberry: Data Engineer, NFL

6:00 - 7:30 PM

27th CAN/AM NETWORKING RECEPTION

TBA

Hosted by University of Toronto Scarborough

Sam Ibrahim Active Learning Spaces Building
1050 Military Trail, Scarborough, ON M1C 1G9

8:00 - 8:30 AM

REGISTRATION, LIGHT BREAKFAST & EXPLORE EDTECH SHOWCASE

8:30 - 8:45 AM

WELCOME, FIRST NATIONS LAND ACKNOWLEDGEMENT AND OFFICIAL GREETINGS

Robert Martellacci, Founder & Conference Co-Chair

Steve Joordens, Summit Co-Chair, Full Professor at University of Toronto Scarborough

8:45 - 9:30 AM
OPENING KEYNOTE

OPENING KEYNOTE

Chris Kennedy

Chris Kennedy

Superintendent of Schools / CEO at West Vancouver School District

Topic :

TBA

9:30 - 10:30 AM

CROSS CANADA CHECK UP PANEL: The State of EdTech

Gain Valuable Insights From Canadian and Global Experts on The State of EdTech in Canada

10:30 - 11:00 AM

HEALTH/ NETWORKING BREAK/ EXPLORE EDTECH SHOWCASE

11:00 - 11:30 AM
SPOTLIGHT KEYNOTE

SPOTLIGHT KEYNOTE

Alana Winnick

Alana Winnick

Author • Podcaster (The Generative Age) • Speaker • Ed Tech Director • NYSCATE Board of Directors

Topic :

TBA

11:30 - 1:00 PM

LUNCH TIME, NETWORKING & EXPLORE EDTECH SHOWCASE

1:00 - 1:30 PM

DRAGON'S DEN STARTUP CHALLENGE

The 9th Dragon Den's Start-Up Challenge—inspired by the hugely popular TV show Dragon's Den. This challenge is an opportunity for EdTech startups across North America to showcase their innovative solutions. In this competition taking place at the 14th Canadian EdTech Summit 2023, each participant can give a 2-minute pitch to showcase their innovative EdTech solutions and impress our expert panel of judges, comprised of North America's leading EdTech thought leaders. The winning startup will get the opportunity to be mentored by MindShare Learning in their EdTech Incubator Program for a year and receive exclusive booth space at FETC. Please complete this form to enter your EdTech start up into this year's challenge!

1:30 - 2:00 PM

EXPERT PANEL PRESENTATIONS

TBA

2:00 - 2:30 PM

TBA

TBA

2:30 - 3:00 PM

TBA

TBA

3:00 - 3:30 PM

HEALTH / NETWORKING BREAK / EXPLORE EDTECH SHOWCASE

3:30 - 4:15
CLOSING KEYNOTE

CLOSING KEYNOTE

Steve Brown

Steve Brown

President & Chief Executive Officer, NELSON

Topic:

TBA

4:15 - 4:30 PM

PRESENTING The 9th CANADIAN EDTECH AWARDS

We are thrilled to announce our 9th Annual Canadian EdTech Awards Honouring Excellence in Innovation in Education (Nominate Here!).

Hosted by University of Toronto Scarborough

Sam Ibrahim Active Learning Spaces Building

1050 Military Trail, Scarborough, ON M1C 1G9

3:00 - 5:00 PM

SITE TOURS of the Sam Ibrahim Active Learning Spaces Building Newly Renovated State of the Art Faculty of Education Resource Centre (Optional)/ Registration at Coming Soon

For Site Tours:

1050 Military Trail, Scarborough, ON M1C 1G9
For Registration:

5:00 - 6:00 PM

WELCOME/ SCARBOROUGH LAND ACKNOWLEDGEMENT/FIRESIDE CHAT

Summit Welcome
  • Robert Martellacci, Founder & Conference Co-Chair
FireSide Chat Panel

Moderator:

The Panelists

TBA

6:00 - 7:30 PM

30th CAN/AM NETWORKING RECEPTION

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