GlobalEd Events Announces the 2017 Global Education Conference


What if you could attend a conference without leaving your house? Or actually, attend a conference with your colleagues at school? Well here is your chance!

Educators from around the world will kick off International Education Week by attending the free online 2017 Global Education Conference which is scheduled to take place November 13-16, 2017. Organized by Lucy Gray and Steve Hargadon of GlobalEd Events, this annual convening features over 100 presentations led by global education leaders from around the world.

The Global Education Conference is designed to significantly increase opportunities for building education-related connections around the globe while supporting cultural awareness, recognition of diversity, and educational access for all. The conference presents ideas, examples, and projects related to connecting educators and classrooms with a strong emphasis on promoting global awareness, fostering global competency, and inspiring action towards solving real-world problems.

The Global Education Conference features over 100 sessions from some of the most innovative thinkers from around the globe. Countries represented by speakers include Australia, Brazil, Canada, Colombia, Denmark, Egypt, England, Finland, France, Germany, India, Ireland, Israel, Japan, Kazakhstan, Lebanon, Mexico, Morocco, Norway, Oman, Pakistan, Poland, Qatar, Romania, Singapore, South Africa, Tunisia, Uganda, United Arab Emirates, and the United States.

Featured keynote speakers include:

Mali Bickley (Collaboration Specialist, TakingITGlobal)
David Bornstein (Co-Founder + CEO, Solutions Journalism Network)
Kevin Crouch (Director of Technology Services, Consilience Learning)
Franz De Paula (Author)
Gavin Dykes (Programme Director, the World Education Forum)
Fabrice Fresse (Member of EvalUE, EvalUE)
Franz De Paula (Author)
Michael Furdyk (Co-founder, TakingITGlobal)
Terry Godwaldt (Executive Director, The Centre for Global Education)
Ed Gragert (Founder, Global Woods Consulting)
Martin Levins (President, Australian Council for Computers in Education (ACCE))
Julie Lindsay (Founder and CEO, Flat Connections)
Sylvia Martinez (Author, Invent to Learn)
Alan Mather (Chief, Office of College and Career Success, Chicago Public Schools)
Ann S. Michaelsen (Teacher and School Leader, Sandvika vgs)
Anne Mirtschin (Teacher, Hawkesdale P12 College)
Pam Moran (Superintendent, Albemarle County Public Schools)
Jean-Luc Moreau (President, EvalUE association)
Dana Mortenson (CEO and Co-founder, World Savvy)
Jennie Niles (Deputy Mayor for Education, District of Columbia Public Schools)
Lori Roe (Instructional Technology Specialist, Delaware Department of Education)
Maggie Mitchell Salem (Executive Director, QFI)
Ira Socol (Executive Director of Technology and Innovation, Albemarle County Public Schools)
Erin Towns (Global Educator, Edward Little High School)
Ariel Tichnor-Wagner (Senior Fellow of Global Competence, ASCD)
Liam Wegimont (Chairperson, GENE)
Jennifer Williams (Director of Education Strategy, Participate)

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