This year’s keynote sessions explore the various ways technology is transforming how we live, work, and play. The lineup will examine a number of stories highlighting the power of technology, and help prepare you and your organization for the strategies needed for today and tomorrow.
Technology and Storytelling: Making a Difference in the Digital Age
Actor, Director, Producer
Storytelling is a major conduit for learning, and technology continues to transform the ways we tell stories and connect with one another. Join LeVar Burton as he shares the powerful impact that his mentors, technology, storytelling, and science fiction have had on his life’s work. Be there as he concludes the session with a world-premiere peek at his latest project, the Reading Rainbow App. Read more →
Sci-Fi Meets Reality: The Future, Today
Futurist and Author, The Signals Are Talking
Technology is increasingly intersecting with our everyday lives in weird and wonderful ways. Emerging technology will be used to design the future of humanity, affecting almost every aspect of life, including how we learn. In this mind-bending keynote session, Amy Webb will offer a provocative series of snapshots from the near and further future. The possibilities are exciting, inspiring, and a little scary. Read more →
Embracing Technology-Based Creativity
Animator & Disney Legend
We’re pleased to be welcoming back Glen Keane for a follow-up to the spellbinding keynote he delivered at Learning Solutions Conference & Expo earlier this year. If you missed Glen Keane’s keynote in the spring, you’re in for a real treat. If you did see his earlier keynote, be prepared to be wowed once again!
The hand-drawn animation of the past has been almost completely replaced by computers. In this keynote session, you will learn from Glen Keane, a 38-year veteran of Walt Disney Feature Animation. Mr. Keane will share the story of his legendary career, how he thrived by embracing change rather than resisting it, and how he used technological change to enhance his creativity. Read more →
How to Think Like a Futurist
Game Designer and Author, SuperBetter and Reality Is Broken
New scientific research shows that thinking about the future primes your brain for greater creativity, empathy, and optimism. In this interactive keynote session from master game designer and acclaimed futurist Jane McGonigal, you’ll learn and practice three “futures thinking” habits that will improve your powers of imagination. Find out how futures thinking can improve your brain’s ability to invent, innovate, and adapt to change. Read more →