In addition to hundreds of experiential learning opportunities, over 500 vendors, and nearly two dozen playgrounds for exploring the hottest topics in edtech, ISTE in Chicago this summer will feature the following five keynote speakers:
Neuroscientist David Eagleman, Ph.D., a bestselling author, professor, speaker, inventor, and advisor will talk about how to find more creativity in your life.
Andy Weir, New York Times bestselling author of The Martian and a software engineer, encourages others to be more creative and envision a colorful future through the power of science.
Katie Martin, Head of Partnerships West at AltSchool, believes that if we want to change how students learn, we must change how educators learn.
Michael Cohen, a designer, educator, and creativity instigator, is known as The Tech Rabbi. His mission is to help educators discover their creative abilities so they can empower students to solve interesting problems and become positive contributors to our global society.
Brooklyn public middle-school principal, Nadia Lopez, became an educational celebrity overnight when one of her students credited her as the greatest influence in his life on the “Humans of New York” blog. Today, this founder of Mott Hall Bridges Academy uses her platform to encourage and assist underprivileged communities who want to create positive impacts.