The National Future of Education Technology® Conference (opens in new tab) (FETC®) today announced that the full program for the 40th anniversary event is now available online. The conference will feature more than 600 total learning opportunities, including keynote presentations from world-class speakers, targeted session tracks organized around the most relevant roles in education leadership, hands-on technology workshops and more. The conference will take place January 14-17, 2020 at the Miami Beach Convention Center in Miami, Fla.
New Opportunities at FETC 2020
The following opportunities are some of the highlighted new additions to the FETC program:
- New Content Tracks to Support Evolving Ed Tech Roles―FETC 2020 will feature the Future of Ed Tech Library Media Specialist and Future of Ed Tech Coach tracks.
- FETC® Coaching Collaborative Powered by iTeach―FETC and the Bagwell College of Education at Kennesaw State University have partnered to provide a new certification program for technology champions, instructional technology coaches and others interested in expanding their professional knowledge of education technology.
- Learning Sandboxes―This dedicated hands-on learning experience on the FETC Expo floor will specialize in different topics each day, including augmented and virtual reality (AR/VR), maker education and elementary digital tools.
FETC attendees will have the opportunity to experience the following keynote sessions:
- Daniel Pink (opens in new tab)―On Wednesday, January 15, international best-selling author Daniel Pink will deliver the opening keynote, “Leadership, Innovation, and the Surprising Truth of Human Motivation,” which challenges attendees to consider the key question, “what motivates people to do their best work?”
- TechSHARE LIVE!―This attendee favorite will return on Thursday, January 16. Educational technology experts Adam Bellow, Hall Davidson, Leslie Fisher and Kathy Schrock will give participants a first look at the latest, most exciting gadgets, apps, hardware and software to involve learners in creating, making, programming, problem solving and more.
- Justin Shaifer (opens in new tab)―Shaifer will give the closing keynote, “Bring STEM to Class: A Practical Guide to Education,” on Friday, January 17. In this presentation, the dynamic 24-year-old keynoter will offer practical strategies to engage Generation Z in STEM education.
Registration is now open for the 2020 Future of Education Technology Conference. For additional information and to register, visit fetc.org/register (opens in new tab) or call toll-free 1-800-727-1227. Educators who register before November 1, 2019 will save up to $150 by securing the Super Saver rate.