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Join us for the 8th Annual Emerging Technologies for Online Learning International Symposium, April 22-24, 2015 at the Sheraton Dallas Hotel, Dallas, TX
CFP will open October 1, 2014

Check out the Conference Wrap-up pages from the 2014 conference. 

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Watch the Keynote Address
Reclaim Learning: A Domain of One's Own
Keynoter Jim Groom, University of Mary Washington, shares innovations that support the ethos of open environments for online teaching and learning. 

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Jim Groom, University of Mary Washington, to deliver Keynote Address

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22st Annual OLC International Conference
November 16-18, 2016 | Orlando, Florida | Walt Disney World Swan/Dolphin Resort

OLC Innovate 2016 - Innovations in Blended and Online Learning
April 20-22, 2016 | New Orleans, LA | Sheraton New Orleans Hotel

Launch Pad Panel: Illuminating a New Ecosystem

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Michael Staton (Learn Capital, USA) - Panel Moderator
Emily Foote (ApprenNet, USA)
Kiran Kamity (Collaaj, Inc., USA)
Ridvan Aliu (EDUonGo, USA)
Lisa Dawley, Ph.D. (GoGo Labs, USA)
Alex Selkirk (Ponder, USA)
Brian Sowards (USEED, USA)
Session Information
April 10, 2014 - 8:15am
Institutional Level: 
Audience Level: 
Session Type: 
Plenary Session
Lone Star A/B
Session Duration: 
75 Minutes
Thursday Plenary Address
Virtual Session

In this plenary panel, Michael Staton will explore the opportunities and challenges in today’s new higher education ecosystem through a thoughtful panel discussion with representatives from the Launch Pad, cutting-edge edtech entrepreneurs selected to participate at ET4Online through a competitive process.

Lead Presenter
Michael StatonMichael Staton of Learn Capital, the global leader in early stage investing into education and learning. Michael is the founder and former CEO of Inigral, the pioneer of Social Enrollment Management technology in Higher Education and the first Lifecycle Engagement Platform. For Inigral, Michael secured the first ever venture investment from the Gates Foundation into a private company. Because of his years as a public school teacher and his intuitive understanding of K12 education, Michael served as a Venture Partner and still serves as a Community Advisor to NewSchools Venture Fund’s EdTech Portfolio. Michael was declared a top one hundred innovator by the Chronicle of Higher Education, and he is on the advisory board of SxSW EDU, the ASU Education Innovation Summit, and the Higher Education Working Group of the American Enterprise Institute and the New America Foundation.
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Emily Foote (ApprenNet, USA)

Co-Founder and VP

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Kiran Kamity (Collaaj, Inc., USA)

Founder and CEO

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Ridvan Aliu (EDUonGo, USA)

Founder and CEO

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Lisa Dawley, Ph.D. (GoGo Labs, USA)

CEO and Founder

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Alex Selkirk (Ponder, USA)

Founder and CEO

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Brian Sowards (USEED, USA)

Founder and CEO