Project Description


Shaping the future of learning
June 8 – 9, 2017 | 09:00
Hilton Reykjavik Nordica, Suðurlandsbraut 2, 108 Reykjavik, Iceland

A New Event. Leading Experts. New Trends and Technologies in Learning. World-class ICT and Research. A Dramatic setting where Europe Meets America. Midsummer…. In June 2017, OEB will travel to Iceland for ‘MidSummit’ – a new event for experts, thinkers and innovators. Surrounded by fells, fjords and geysers, we’ll be talking about tomorrow’s learning under the light of the midnight sun….

‘MidSummit’ is a chance to see the future and help shape it with some of the world’s most inspiring thinkers and entrepreneurs. It’s an opportunity to take part in a discussion about extending the reach of possibility….

‘MidSummit’ is about a new engagement between colleagues and friends in a unique environment where anything is possible. It’s about a chance to engage with the future of learning in a country that has already begun to shape it….

Speakers will include, amongst others, workplace learning leader Niyazi Arda Aygul – Isbank (Turkey), neuroscientist Harold Bekkering – Radboud University (The Netherlands), commentators on the digital revolution Andrew Keen, Penn State Chief Academic Learning Officer Andrew Shean – The Institute for Emerging Leadership in Online Learning, Penn State University (USA), education foresight researcher Tryggvi Thayer – School of Education, University Of Iceland , Roger Schank, leading visionary in artificial intelligence and education technology writer Audrey Watters – Hack Education (USA)

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