17 Oct 2018
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Professor Robocop - How will we teach in 2040?

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Wednesday, 17 October 2018

16:00 to 20:00

Members: €135 excl. VAT
Non-Members : €175 excl. VAT
Under 35 years old : €75 excl. VAT
Teachers with proof of status: €37 incl. VAT
Students with proof of status: 10€ excl. VAT

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Registration is possible until 10 October 2018.

imec auditorium
Kapeldreef 75
3001 Leuven
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Parking De Molen
Terrein Arenbergkasteel (432-10)
Kasteelpark Arenberg
3001 Leuven
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How can technology support changing education for a changing economy? How will education itself change in the coming years? How will these changes be affected by new technologies? Come find out some of the answers at this Visionary Seminar!

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Welcome with refreshments


Welcome by Leuven MindGate


Trends and Challenges in Smart Education
Digital becomes the new educational normal. Adaptive serious games, chatbots, virtual classrooms or intelligent feedback systems pave the way for smarter education.

Prof. dr. Piet Desmet, Vice-Rector Educational technology KU Leuven, Vice-Rector KU Leuven Campus KULAK Kortrijk & Academic Director KU Leuven Campus Bruges


The Digital Learning Cycle
Case study: MathsGarden (rekentuin.nl), a practical example of succesfully implementing new digital techniques used by 1500 schools in the Netherlands.

Prof. dr. Han van der Maas, Professor and Head of Psychological Methods, University of Amsterdam


From Smart Testing to Smart Learning
The future direction for personalized and adaptive e-learning above and beyond adaptive testing technology: the realization of inclusive education

Dr. Jung Yeon (Ellie) Park, senior researcher in statistics at ITEC-imec-KU Leuven


DataCamp: democratizing data science education through interactive e-learning
How interactive e-learning is creating a new generation of data scientists

Dieter De Mesmaeker, co-founder & CTO at DataCamp

18:00: Sandwich break


Smart Collaboration Learning Spaces: can they change the landscape of our future education and open up the black box of learning?
How can technology be a boon rather than a bane and decrease the complexity of learning and teaching?

Dr. Annelies Raes, Postdoctoral researcher at the ITEC-imec research group


The quest for reduced cognitive load with ubiquitous classroom technology
How manufacturers can use customer and teacher feedback to make classroom technology effective instead of a burden

Karel Buijsse, Sr. Product Manager Learning Experience at Barco NV




Networking and reception