2010 Agenda

Sunday, June 13, 2010
10:00 AM  –  12:00 PM Registration
12:00 PM  –  12:50 PM Welcome Lunch
12:50 PM  –  1:20 PM Opening Plenary: Identifying Key Strategic and Policy Issues for Transforming Education  

Angus King, Jr, former Governor of Maine
Bruce Dixon, Director, ideasLAB and President of the Anytime Anywhere Learning Foundation
What are the strategic issues that need to be addressed and the policy guidelines that should be put in place that will bring about the transformation that immersive, ubiquitous access to technology enables?
1:20 PM  –  2:00 PM Presentation – Vision and Effective Policy 

Host: Linda Roberts, Senior Advisor, National Educational Technology Plan, former Director, US DOE Office of Educational Technology

Speakers:
Karen Cator, Director, US DOE Office of Educational Technology
Don Knezek, CEO, ISTE
2:00 PM  –  2:30 PM Presentation – Research and Effective Policy  

Speaker:
Damian Bebell, Associate Professor, Lynch School of Education, Boston College, USA
2:30 PM  –  3:00 PM Reflection Break
3:00 PM  –  4:15 PM Critical Conversations – Research, Vision, and Effective Policy
Small group working sessions
4:15 PM  –  5:00 PM Discussion
5:30 PM  –  7:00 PM Opening Night Reception featuring Dr. Sugata Mitra 

Presentation – “Where Children Teach Themselves: Self Organizing Systems in Education”
Dr. Sugata Mitra, Professor of Educational Technology, Newcastle University, UK, and Chief Scientist, Emeritus, National Institute of Information Technologies, India, is the initiator of the Hole in the Wall experiment and learning methodology.
7:00 PM  –  8:00 PM Dinner
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Monday, June 14, 2010
7:30 AM  –  8:30 AM Breakfast
8:30 AM  –  9:30 AM Panel – Scaling and Sustaining an Effective 1 to 1 Initiative 

Panelists include:
Ernesto Laval, fellow, Education Impact, UK)
Jeff Mao, Learning Technology Policy Director, Maine Department of Education)
Miguel Brechner, President, LATU – the Technological Laboratory of Uruguay, which is responsible for CEIBAL and President, CITS – Centro para la Inclusion Tecnologica y Social
9:30 AM  –  10:00 AM Coffee Break
10:00 AM  –  11:15 PM Critical Conversations – Scaling and Sustaining an Effective 1 to 1 Initiative
Small group working sessions
11:15 AM  –  12:00 PM Discussion
12:00 PM  –  1:00 PM Networking Lunch
Spotlight Presentation – Policy in Action Presented by Greg Butler, Microsoft, Director, Education Leader Audience
1:00 PM  –  1:40 PM Plenary Session: Overcoming Barriers to Transformation
Dr. Christopher Dede (Timothy E. Wirth Professor in Learning Technologies, Harvard University) and Bette Manchester (Executive Director, MICDL)
1:40 PM  –  2:30 PM Panel – Emerging New Models of Teaching and Learning 

Host: Maria Langworthy, Langworthy Research, Director, Microsoft Partners in Learning Research
Panelists:
Deirdre Butler, Senior Lecturer, Digital Learning Faculty, St. Patrick’s College, Ireland
Don Leu, John and Maria Neag Endowed Chair in Literacy and Technology
Michael Muir, Director, Maine Center for Meaningful Engaged Learning
Claudia Urrea, Director of Learning, Latinoamerica, OLPC
2:30 PM  –  3:00 PM Reflection Break
3:00 PM  –  4:15 PM Critical Conversations – Emerging New Models of Teaching and Learning
Small group working sessions
4:15 PM  –  5:00 PM Discussion 

Video Conference: Education Nation, with Milton Chen Milton Chen is a Senior Fellow at The George Lucas Educational Foundation

5:30 PM  –  7:00 PM Monday Night Reception featuring Dr. Richard Rowe 

Presentation – What Works?
Dr. Richard Rowe is CEO of Open Learning Exchange (OLE). OLE is committed to universal access to basic education by 2015.
7:00 PM  –  8:00 PM Dinner
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Tuesday, June 15, 2010
7:30 AM  –  8:30 AM Breakfast
8:30 AM  –  9:30 AM Panel -Leadership that Builds a Culture of Transformation
Host: Angus King, Jr 

Panelists:
Eduardo Chaves, CEO Mindware-EduTec.Net, Professor of Education and Philosophy, Salesian University, and Fellow, Education Impact, Brazil
Ronald Canuel, recently retired Director General, Eastern Township School Board, Quebec, Canada
Wayne Craig, Regional Director, Department of Education and Early Childhood Development, Victoria, Australia
9:30 AM  –  10:00 AM Coffee Break
10:00 AM  –  11:15 AM Critical Conversations – Leadership that Builds a Culture of Transformation
Small working group session.
11:15 AM  –  12:00 PM Discussion
12:00 PM  –  1:00 PM Networking Lunch 

Spotlight Presentation – Policy in Action Presented by Jim Doyle, Apple

1:00 PM  –  2:30 PM Closing Plenary Session – Policy Priorities and Recommendations for Sustaining and Scaling 1 to 1 

Presented by Bruce Dixon, Linda Roberts, Ernesto Laval, Maria Langworthy, and Angus King
2:30 PM  –  3:00 PM Closing Remarks and Future Directions
Speakers: Angus King and Bruce Dixon
All meetings and meals take place at The Summit, the building at the top of the hill at Point Lookout Resort and Conference Center.
Note: This is a preliminary agenda. Some agenda items may be slightly modified prior to the Summit.
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