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Friday, June 24 • 1:30pm - 2:15pm
Panel - How Technology Empowers: VR in the Classroom

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Is VR the ultimate in immersive learning? What’s real and what’s just hype? Hear how VR is re-imagining the classroom experience, helping teachers deliver content, and expanding the scope of learning.

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Colum Elliott-Kelly

Head of Education, Blippar
Colum Elliott-Kelly joined Blippar, the world's foremost augmented reality platform, to lead a dedicated strategic initiative into education. Since launching in January 2015, Blippar for Education has set up an extensive four stage international pilot program to build and improve... Read More →
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Chet Faliszek

Writer for Valve & VR Evangelist, Valve
Developer at Valve.
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Jennie Magiera

Chief Program Officer, EdTechTeam
Jennie Magiera is the Chief Program Officer for EdTechTeam, focusing on diversity and equity in education. Previously, she was the Chief Innovation Officer Des Plaines Public School District 62, the Digital Learning Coordinator for the Academy for Urban School Leadership and a Chicago... Read More →
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Jonathan Rochelle

Director, Product Management, Google for Education
Jonathan Rochelle (aka JR) is Director of Product Management at Google and a co-founder of Google Docs and Google Drive, including other apps in that suite such as Google Sheets, Slides, Forms, Apps Script and Google Fonts. Jonathan is now responsible for Google Apps for Education... Read More →

Friday June 24, 2016 1:30pm - 2:15pm EDT
Tishman Auditorium