About the iCON-Edu Speaker Series
Conversations in Education, Creativity + Technology
This brand new series brings national leaders in Education Technology to Pittsburgh for talks that will inspire and raise awareness about the evolving intersections of creativity, education and technology. iCON-Edu provides opportunities for educators, businesses and the community to connect with and learn from leading-edge game-changers. Join us for a series of 4 main events aimed at both educators and the business community, plus 5 mini-events aimed specifically at educators.
Presented in Partnership by the Pittsburgh Technology Council’s Creative Technology Network and the Allegheny Intermediate Unit’s Center for Creativity. With support from the Benedum Foundation, the Grable Foundation and the SPARK Kids & Creativity Network.
Next Generation of Education + Business
Wednesday, October 3
with The Institute for the Future’s Gabriel Harp
The Institute for the Future’s Gabriel Harp joins us from San Francisco
to talk about how combinitorial innovation relates to the future
of work and education, and is setting off waves of new
economic exchange and creativity.
New Visions for Play + Education with Brian Waniewski
Tuesday, November 13, 2012
@ The Three Rivers Education Technology (TRETC)
Brian Waniewski, Managing Director of New York City’s
Institute of Play, kick-offs TRETC 2012 with an inspiring talk on
the new vision and possibilities within our country’s
existing educational and economic infrastructure.
MAKING Innovation with Saul Griffith
@ Carnegie Mellon University’s Entertainment Technology Center
Internationally-renown Australian-American inventor, Saul Griffith,
comes to Pittsburgh for a special presentation on how design
and technology impact the new generation. As an engineer, entrepreneur,
and MacArthur Fellow, Saul is the co-founder of Squid
Labs, and several other education-based tech companies, such
as HowToons and Indestructables.com.
Creativity, Innovation + Imagination with The Creativity Post
@ the 2013 Design, Art and Technology Awards (DATA)
Meet the founders of CreativityPost.com at the 2013 DATA Awards.
The Creativity Post is the definitive web source for content on creativity,
innovation and imagination. Its three founders will be on
hand to share their ideas on creativity in regards to educational
reform, entrepreneurial ventures and technological innovation.
Full event details for the additional iCON-MinEvents are available here.
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