List of EdTech Events Across the Globe Educators Must Know About
Educational Technologies are trending all over the world. EdTech enthusiasts are trying to find as many as possible technological approaches that help the education system to grow and improve. For all such educators, administrators, students and parents,
we bring some of the best EdTech events around the world, that are about to commence. Have a look at them.

FAEDS:

About: The oldest Florida professional association dedicated to the advancement of educational technology organizes a grand event featuring 400 booths and 50 exhibitors.

Schedule: September 22-25, 2013

Place: Orlando, Florida - Caribe Royale Resort & Convention Center.

The Second International Conference on E-Learning and E-Technologies in Education (ICEEE) :

About: The conference covers a comprehensive range of EdTech topics, from digital libraries for education to distance education, virtual labs and classrooms to course design and e-learning curricula.

Schedule: 23 – 25 September 2013

Place: Lodz University of Technology, Poland

PDS Technology Conference:

About: PDS is hosting their 17th annual technology conference that leads with emerging technologies, educates with business insight and inspires with compelling stories that are making the world a better place. The conference includes the following.

6 World-renowned Keynotes

Industry Keynotes for Corporate, Government/Education and Healthcare attendees

20+ Industry-focused Strategy Sessions

Emerging Technologies for IT and Business

Peer-to-peer Networking

Schedule: 25th and 26th September, 2013.

Venue: The Wisconsin Center,  400 W. Wisconsin Ave. Milwaukee, WI 53203

The Unisa Cambridge International Conference on Open, Distance and E-learning:

About:  This is a small-scale international conference that focuses on continuity and change in Open, Distance and eLearning within the context of political, economic, social and technological transformations that impel a re-examination of current assumptions and structures. Participants will have opportunities to explore the principles and practices that are worth maintaining and preserving from previous generations of ODeL and those which should inform the evolution of ODeL in the immediate future and in the longer term. Papers, presentations and discussions will support discussions around the following themes.

Schedule: 29 September – 2 October 2013

Venue: Spier Estate, Cape Town, South Africa

Educase International Conference:

About: At EDUCAUSE 2013 you'll experience a robust, member-driven program, focused on providing value you can use all year long.

Schedule: OCTOBER 15–18, 2013.

Place: ANAHEIM AND ONLINE

TCEA System Administrator and Technical Support Conference:

About: The 2013 System Administrator and Technical Support Conference is specifically designed to offer useful and practical information to individuals who provide hardware, software, network, and infrastructure support for PreK-16 educators.

Schedule: October 24-25, 2013

Place: Crowne Plaza Dallas near the Galleria, 14315 Midway Road, Addison, TX 75001

ASCD Annual Conference and Exhibit Show:

About: ASCD boasts 140,000 members in 134 countries; the annual conference showcases ideas and best-practice strategies for educational technologies.

Schedule: 31st October to 3rd November, 2013.

Place: Las Vegas, Nev.

EdSurge Tech for Schools Summit: Silicon Valley 2013 :

Several hundred district administrators, IT decision makers and educators from Silicon Valley school systems will meet with up to 30 leading education technology companies in a special day-long gathering.

Schedule: Saturday, November 2, 2013

Place: Computer History Museum in Mountain View, CA.

Green California Schools Summit & Exposition:

About: The Green California Schools Summit was established to provide a meeting place for stakeholders in the greening of California's schools - from facility managers, finance officers, teachers and administrators to architects, engineers and curriculum developers.

Schedule: November 6-7, 2013

Place: Pasadena Convention Center.

The EdTech Teacher iPad Summit:

About: This conference focuses on integrating education technology and usage of iPad in the classroom. Participants can explore a wide range of talks, presentations, workshops, informal gatherings and hands-on sessions on Mobile learning practices.

Schedule: 13 – 15 November 2013

Place: Hynes Convention Center, Boston , USA

Teaching & Learning with the iPad 2013:

About: A conference by teachers, for teachers, dedicated exclusively to enhance learning with the iPad.

Schedule: November 15-16, 2013

Place: Raleigh, North Carolina

California Educational Technology Professionals Association:

About: The Conference features quality sessions, dynamic keynotes, great exhibitors, and a variety of opportunities to support you in navigating and driving change through technology.

Schedule: November 19 - November 22nd , 2013

Place: Pasadena Convention Center, 300 E. Green Street, Pasadena, CA 91101

Bett Show (Powering Learning):

About: 

Bett is the global meeting place for the education technology community, bringing together 35,000 educators and learning professionals every January. Attending the event is the best way to see the latest technology and innovative solutions that inspire, in order to shape and improve the way people learn from the classroom to the boardroom.

Schedule: 22-25 January, 2014.

Place: London

 

 

FETC National Conference:

About: Discover the future of educational technology at FETC 2014 , the content-rich International conference that brings education leaders and technology experts together to exchange techniques and strategies for teaching and learning success.

Schedule: 28th-31st January, 2014.

Place: Orange Country Convention Center, Orlando, FL.

ITC’s eLearning 2014:

About: eLearning 2014 is the friendliest and most comprehensive annual distance learning conference for eLearning practitioners.

Schedule: February 15-18, 2014

Place: Hilton Orlando Lake Buena Vista

 

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SXSW Edu:

About: The SXSWedu Conference & Festival features four days of compelling sessions, socials, and events for education professionals, industry leaders and policy practitioners committed to the future of teaching and learning.

Schedule: 3 – 6 March 2014

Place: Austin, Texas

Society for Applied Learning Technology:

The New Learning Technologies conference continues SALT ’s practice of bringing together senior professionals from government, industry, academia and the military to present the latest developments in the field of learning and training technologies.

Schedule: March 4-7, 2014.

Place: Caribe Royale Hotel, Orlando, Florida

T3 Regional Conferences:

About: T³ Regional Conferences welcome all middle grades and university educators interested in using educational technology to enhance the teaching and learning in mathematics and science.

Schedule: March 7-9, 2014

Place: Rio All-Suites Hotel & Casino Las Vegas, Las Vegas, NV

TIE Conference:

About: TIE Conference provides participants with dozens of sessions, including bring-your-own-device (BYOD) and hands-on learning environments and enables you to learn about the latest edtech implementations.

Schedule: April 13-15, 2014.

Place: Sioux Falls, SD.

ISTE Annual Conference and Expo:

About: For more than three decades, ISTE’s Annual Conference and Expo has been the premier forum in which to learn, exchange ideas and survey the field of education technology. Over 18,000 attendees and industry representatives including teachers, technology coordinators, administrators, library media specialists, teacher educators and policy makers participate in world-class keynotes, hundreds of sessions in a variety of formats, and a massive expo hall.

Schedule: 28th June – 1st July, 2014.

Place: Atlanta.

Blackboard World:

About: This conference explores the challenges faced by active learners and their educators, though it should be noted that it does focus on the use of Blackboard’s product suite to enhance e-learning.

Schedule: 9th – 11th July, 2014.

Place: Las Vegas

APPA 2013: Annual Conference and Exhibition:

About: APPA 2013 is the platform for discussion, information-share, networking, and much more. Join us for this premier, international event where we discover best practices used around the world from over 100 presenters, to include the profession’s most recognized and talented educational facilities leaders.

Schedule: 31st July- 6th August, 2014.

Place:Minneapolis

We hope this information helps you know some of the best EdTech events (in order of their date) to be held around the world. We’d like to know about a few more such summits and events. If you know a few, please share with us in the comment box.

About the Author
Author: Santosh Bhaskar KWebsite: http://www.twitter.com/SantoshBhaskarK
Devotee of Dr. Abdul Kalam. Following his path of Creating Creative Education in India. Contributing my works in "India Vision 2020". Former EdTech Blogger/Researcher at ETR India

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