Event: NY Times Schools for Tomorrow Conference

by NYC Firm Schools on September 21, 2011

The New York Times Schools for Tomorrow conference will be held on Thursday, September 22, 2011 beginning at 8:30am. This will be an annual event, “designed to promote dialogue and action in the education sector, focusing on the school of the future. For 2011, the first year, we will focus on how technology can – and should – be integrated into the classroom. We will showcase the technology of tomorrow, while the overriding theme through the sessions will be how to incorporate digital tools into the classroom.”

You can watch the conference here through Livestream.

Here is the Schools For Tomorrow conference agenda:

8:30–9:45 a.m.
WELCOME
Janet Robinson, C.E.O., The New York Times

OPENING PLENARY: CREATING SCHOOLS FOR TOMORROW
Moderated by David Brooks

10:00–10:15 a.m.
COFFEE BREAK

10:15–11:15 a.m.
SESSION 1: THE ENVIRONMENT

Session A
K–12 STREAM, Moderated by Ewan McIntosh, C.E.O., NoTosh Limited

Session B
COLLEGE STREAM, Moderated by Dan Shine, Former Senior Innovation Advisor, US AID

11:15–11:30 a.m.
COFFEE BREAK

11:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
SESSION 2: TOOLS AVAILABLE

Session A
K–12 STREAM, Moderated by Jodi Rudoren, Education Editor, The New York Times

Session B
COLLEGE STREAM, Moderated by Jacques Steinberg, The New York Times Choice Blog

12:45–2:00 p.m.
LUNCH

2:15–2:45 p.m.
KEYNOTE ADDRESS
By Dr. Lawrence H. Summers, Charles W. Eliot University Professor and President Emeritus of Harvard University

2:45–3:45 p.m.
SESSION 3: THE STUDENTS

Session A
K–12 STREAM, Moderated by Jodi Rudoren, Education Editor, The New York Times

Session B
COLLEGE STREAM, Moderated by Jacques Steinberg, The New York Times Choice Blog

3:45–4:15 p.m.
COFFEE BREAK

4:15–6:15 p.m.
CLOSING SESSION

Conversation: The Financing
Conversation: The Teachers’ Perspective

Closing Debate: The System
Moderated by David Brooks

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