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Wednesday, May 22 • 8:30am - 9:15am
Is Artificial Intelligence the Future of Education?

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The use of Artificial Intelligence in education is expected to explode to over $6 billion in market value by 2025. As AI becomes more mainstream, how will it transform learning and what are the ramifications for "traditional digital" learning tools? Are institutions prepared for this shift? Will AI help instructors gain deeper insights into learner strengths and weaknesses? Will it allow for more intensive learning or be a distraction?



Moderators
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Ray Schroeder

University of Illinois Springfield, Assoc Vice Chancellor for Online Learning ~~ Director/Senior Fellow, UPCEA National Council for Online Education
Nationally respected and connected leader in higher education online learning. Founded and developed two major successful units at the University of Illinois at Springfield. Founder and Senior Fellow for UPCEA National Council for Online Education. Author of widely read blogs and... Read More →

Speakers
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Tom Gierke

Head of West-NA, Google for Education
Tom Gierke is Google’s K-12 education lead covering the west and central regions of North America. Focused on supporting meaningful and sustainable transformation, Tom’s team drives relationships with school leaders, edtech partners, and education communities to ensure that schools... Read More →
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Eric Cosyn

Director of Applied Research with ALEKS, McGraw-Hill Education
Eric Cosyn is a co-founder of ALEKS Corporation, a leading company in Adaptive Learning that was acquired by McGraw-Hill Education in 2013 and that served 4.4M students in 2018.  Eric is currently the company’s Director of Applied Research. He is responsible for developing and... Read More →
avatar for Ari Chanen

Ari Chanen

Vice President, Artificial Intelligence, Strategic Education, Inc.
Bringing the power and innovation of AI, machine learning, natural language processing (NLP), cloud computing, and other technologies to bear on the educational processes at SEI. Optimizing student success and student experience as well as other University functions such as admissions... Read More →
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Alex Kaplan

Chief Strategist, IBM Education
Alex is passionate about the power of education to transform lives and help people realize their full potential. He believes artificial intelligence, blockchain, analytics and other advanced technologies are essential tools to facilitate personalized learning at scale. His career... Read More →
avatar for Yakut Gazi

Yakut Gazi

Associate Dean, Learning Systems, Georgia Tech
Yakut Gazi, Ph.D., is the Associate Dean for Learning Systems at Georgia Tech Professional Education (GTPE), overseeing learning design and development, technology infrastructure, compliance, and assessment for Georgia Tech's online and distance courses. She has worked at higher education... Read More →


Wednesday May 22, 2019 8:30am - 9:15am
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