On May 6th the dHL is proud to be presenting at Connect2013!
The District School Board of Niagara, Brock University’s Faculty of Education, and Mindshare Learning have joined forces to set the stage for Canada’s first national K-12 and post-secondary learning and technology conference, CONNECT 2013, on May 6-7, 2013 at the Scotiabank Convention Centre in Niagara Falls, Ontario.
Robert Herjavec, founder of the Herjavec Group and a platinum sponsor of CONNECT 2013, will be speaking on Tuesday, May 7, 9am, followed by a book signing of his recently released book “Driven: How to Succeed in Business and in Life.”
“The Herjavec Group is proud to be the Platinum Sponsor of the 2013 CONNECT conference. As one of Canada’s fastest growing IT integrators, we recognize the need for advanced security and networking solutions in the education sector. We are excited to be part of an innovative technology forum that brings together educational institutes from across Canada to foster collaboration and communication,” says Robert Herjavec, Founder, Herjavec Group.
CONNECT 2013 is a two-day premier educational event featuring expert presentations geared towards teaching and learning with technology to support student success. With over 1,000 education leaders and 100 specialized vendors, including 21 EdTech start-ups; CONNECT 2013 is sure to be a hub of inspiration, innovation and collaboration. Other CONNECT 2013 highlights include, a K12 CIO BYOD panel discussion, C21Canada luncheon, spotlight speakers, poster sessions, Can/Am reception and a start-up pitch panel (Dragon’s Den Style).
“CONNECT 2013 will support educators in their quest to enrich student learning through emerging technologies. It will allow teachers and school boards to network with their colleagues as well as share best practices and research proven strategies that will foster mobile personal learning environments for all students,” says Dino Miele, Chief Information Officer at DSBN.
CONNECT 2013 will engage our nation’s brightest minds to push the learning boundaries and heighten educational potential.
“Innovation in today’s classrooms is no longer an option, it is a necessity to prepare students for the challenges they will face in the 21st century global knowledge based economy. It’s fitting that iconic Niagara Falls is the backdrop for Canada’s first K12 and post-secondary learning and technology conference. The region really embraces innovation and transformation in a big way,”
says Robert Martellacci, President and Publisher, MindShare Learning.
“Brock University is proud to be a part of such an innovative initiative that will bring together a continuum of K-12 and post-secondary leaders committed to transforming education in the 21st century,” says Dr. Camille Rutherford, Brock University.
Visit www.connect2013.ca to view the complete conference schedule of events.
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