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DIF on AIR Will Automation Spell the End of Education as We Know It?

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  • Sandy Speicher, Ulrik Juul Christensen, Todd Rose

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What does automation, personalisation and adaptive really mean in the context of learning? In this Headliner session we’re set to explore the future of learning and the role of digital technology in shaping our lives, our work and our world views.


Three thought leaders: an advocate for learning structures that serve individuals (and not vice versa), a pioneer in adaptive learning technology and a human centred designer for learning will be coming together for the first time in an online discussion to dissect these important topics. They will be sharing their insight into how we might utilise digital technology to shape, design and define the educational systems of the future. We’ll also be exploring what they see as the important considerations for educational leaders in today's world and clearing up some common misconceptions on what automation, personalisation and adaptive really mean for learning


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Sandy Speicher

Sandy Speicher

Design for learning Lead, IDEO

Sandy Speicher is a Partner at the global design and innovation firm IDEO. She is the Managing Director of IDEO’s Education practice, which looks to people’s unmet needs, desires, and aspirations to inspire new solutions for a wide variety of challenges—from the ways that people are learning to the ways that systems are operating.

Ulrik Juul Christensen

Ulrik Juul Christensen

CEO of area9learning

Dr. Christensen is recognised worldwide as an expert in learning technology.
He has pioneered adaptive learning, data-driven content development, simulation and debriefing technologies.

He is responsible for the strategy of Area9 Group’s businesses, that span from purpose-built platforms for optimisation of business processes for large corporations over digital product design to corporate training based on intelligent, adaptive learning.

Todd Rose

Todd Rose

Author of End of Average

Todd Rose is the co-founder of Populace, a social impact organization dedicated to advancing our understanding of individuality to transform how we learn, work, and live so that all people can live fulfilling lives in a thriving society. He is also the director of the Mind, Brain, and Education program at the Harvard Graduate School of Education, where he leads the Laboratory for the Science of Individuality. Todd is the author of Dark Horse with Ogi Ogas and the bestselling The End of Average.

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