The Edtech Summit & Innovation Precinct is proudly produced by EduTECH in collaboration with EduGrowth and boasts a drawcard program of keynotes, panels and discussions focussed on innovations in K-12 education and opportunities for EdTech entrepreneurs.
 
Unparalleled discovery, learning, professional development and networking for:
  • Entrepreneurs, inventors, founders and business owners who want to learn about the education sector and find new business opportunities
  • Investors and mergers & acquisition professional who want to meet ed-tech entrepreneurs and evaluate the next big investment opportunity
 
Investors come to this Edtech Summit to find their next unicorn. Global media come to look for their next story. Companies come to look for partnerships and acquisitions.
 
Topics include:
Our topics are relevant and optimistic about the future of the education technology sector. We’ll think big about what learning could look like for primary and secondary school students.
  • Live Pitch Heats - head from edtech companies at the cutting edge of education innovation
  • Compare where Australia sits on the global on the global edtech stage
  • Discover how data can drive student and staff wellbeing
  • What does the future of student assessment look like?
  • How to use technology to enhance student outcomes
  • What could be the role of gamification in learning?
 
Register your free ticket now - you can't afford to miss this.
 
Who should attend?
  • Edtech start-ups
  • Start-up hubs and edtech lab accelerators
  • Investors
  • Venture Capitalists
  • Business Bankers
  • Large Edtech solution providers on the hunt for furture acquisitions
  • Mergers & acquisition consultants
  • Import/export advisers
  • Plus - international and Australian leaders and policy makers from all levels of the education sector, including schools, universities, TAFEs and colleges who are interested in new innovations, business ideas and solutions to improve teaching and learning
 
Why attend?
  • Learn from case studies of successful edtech start-ups
  • Find mentors, exemplars and future partners in the edtech sector
  • Listen to a range of start-up pitches and hear feedback from expert judges
  • Meet investors and business bankers
  • Explore business opportunities in this multi-billion dollar global edtech start-up sector
  • Discover what investors are looking for when evaluating a start-up
  • Gain insight into what the education sector is looking for
  • Develop deeper connections within the education sector
  • Evaluate investment opportunities within the edtech sector
  • Gauge the potential for you edtech business idea
 
Explore and engage with EduGrowth’s Innovation Precinct featuring some of the most exciting, fast growing EdTech startups from across Australia. Bookmark the Innovation Channel boasting a drawcard program of keynotes, panels and discussions focussed on innovations in K-12 education and opportunities for EdTech entrepreneurs.
 
Thought-leadership on the Innovation Channel
What will the future of student assessment look like? How can we use technology to enhance student outcomes? What could be the role of gamification in learning?
Our topics are relevant and optimistic about the future of the education technology sector. We’ll think big about what learning could look like for primary and secondary school students.
 
Key Speakers include: 
 
Meet Australian EdTech Startups at Innovation Alley
Innovation Alley is a community of innovators; a group of Australian startups with innovative education products helping to solve problems facing educators, students, parents, faculty, domestically and internationally.
 
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Edtech Summit & Innovation Precinct, Tuesday 17 August 2021

Panel discussion
Edtech Summit & Innovation Precinct
09:45

Future of Student Assessment

What if the primary outcome of assessment was not a grade, but an estimate of the point an individual has reached in their learning?Assessment is a diagnostic tool, but too often it is treated as the end-point. This session will discuss how we need to rethink and redesign assessment to measure progression and inform teaching.
Edtech Summit & Innovation Precinct
10:30

Hear from our Members

Hear from EdTech companies at the cutting edge of Education Innovation.
Maria Spies
Edtech Summit & Innovation Precinct
11:00

The State of Education Innovation

In a borderless digital education world, the barriers to impacting learners around the world are reduced or even removed. Where does Australia sit on the global EdTech stage? Are we punching above our weight? What are the opportunities to impact an even greater number of learners here and the far-flung corners of the globe?
Panel discussion
Edtech Summit & Innovation Precinct
11:45

Preparing for a world yet to be imagined: Inspiring careers of the future

The world is full of possibilities. But too often students are only exposed to a narrow path. We will explore how to connect learning with breadth of experiences and employment challenges that students will encounter. Through changes in curriculum, focus on new skills with technology and critical thinking we can help students expand their opportunities in life.
David Bowser
Edtech Summit & Innovation Precinct
15:00

Exporting Education: Delivering Australian education at a global scale

Technology affords the opportunity to look beyond the traditional school environment and think about how we can expand the Australian school campus to students around the world. Hear about how visionaries in K12 schools are using digital tools to educate cohorts of students across the globe.
Panel discussion
Edtech Summit & Innovation Precinct
15:40

Using data to support whole-school wellbeing

Supporting the wellbeing of a whole-child takes a whole school approach. The wellbeing of staff and students is interconnected. Hear from two innovative school leaders about how data helps them drive whole-school wellbeing improvements for their staff and students, both strategically and every day in the classroom.
Panel discussion
Edtech Summit & Innovation Precinct
16:20

New Tools - New Possibilities: Classrooms enhanced with technology

High tech, leading edge, bleeding edge! Can these things coexist in a K12 classroom whilst navigating student privacy, data soverienity and data protection? Let's explore cutting edge technology to support the modern classroom achieve all that's possible.
last published: 16/Aug/21 10:05
  
 

Edtech Summit & Innovation Precinct, Wednesday 18 August 2021

Panel discussion
Edtech Summit & Innovation Precinct
09:15

Listening to the Student Voice

Learner agency is important to ensuring engagement. The first step to empowering students it listen. How do we ensure the voice of the student is central to learning and what role does technology and design have in supporting this pedagogy.
Panel discussion
Edtech Summit & Innovation Precinct
09:45

Connecting with Industry to build skills of the future

Industry partnerships are creating innovative opportunities of studentengagement. The cutting edge industry technologies of today are engaginglearners for the future. In this session hear about Bendigo Tech School and JauntMotors exciting Girls in STEAM Electric Car Project
Edtech Summit & Innovation Precinct
10:30

Live Pitch Heat

Meet EduGrowth's showcasing exhibiting companies.
Daniel Ingvarson
Edtech Summit & Innovation Precinct
11:00

Safety and Security for Technology in Schools

The existing technology stack in education institutions can be challenging to facewhen building an EdTech product. But through ensuring that software used inschools is interoperable companies will beable to give the schools confidencethat privacy, data sovereignty and academic integrity is preserved, whileunlocking the potential of innovative new technology.
Edtech Summit & Innovation Precinct
11:30

AWS Live Pitch Heat

Panel discussion
Edtech Summit & Innovation Precinct
11:45

Hear from the founder of Moodle, an Australian EdTech success story.

Moodle is the most popular open source LMS in the world and has got more than 110+ million users globally. Hear from Martin Dougiamas the founder who built Moodle into the renowned EdTech solution it is today. We'll find out about the future of Moodle in this new phase of EdTech opportunity.
Moderator: Jack Goodman, Founder, Executive Chair, Studiosity
Hansa Wijayasundara
Edtech Summit & Innovation Precinct
15:00

Tools for EdTech

All EdTech founders set out to solve a problem for educators and their students.But the technical challenges and time to building a solution often takes you awayfrom the founding vision. Through collaboration with other vendors you will beable to focus on the core of your product while maintaining quality outcomes foryour users. Meet two companies that can support your EdTech journey with toolsto enhance analytics and the student experience.
Edtech Summit & Innovation Precinct
15:25

AWS Live Pitch Heat

Panel discussion
Edtech Summit & Innovation Precinct
15:40

Entrepreneurship Interview

Hear from an EdTech entrepreneur that has made a dream into a reality. This session will bring together entrepreneurs to discuss the high's and lows of making a start-up successful.
Edtech Summit & Innovation Precinct
16:20

Live Pitch Heat

Meet EduGrowth's showcasing exhibiting companies.
last published: 16/Aug/21 10:05

 

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