The 2017 Symposium for Teaching and Learning with Technology is pleased and honored to announce that Sir Ken Robinson has accepted our invitation to join us in giving this year’s Symposium keynote address.
An internationally recognized authority in creativity and innovation in education and business, Sir Ken Robinson is also one of the world’s leading speakers. Videos of his famous talks to the prestigious TED Conference are the most viewed in the history of the organization and have been seen by an estimated 300 million people in over 150 countries.
Called “one of the world’s elite thinkers on creativity and innovation” by Fast Company magazine, Sir Ken has received numerous awards and recognitions for his groundbreaking contributions. In 2003, he received a knighthood from Queen Elizabeth II for services to the arts. His books, The Element: How Finding Your Passion Changes Everything and Finding Your Element: How to Discover Your Talents and Passions and Transform Your Life are both New York Times best sellers. Sir Ken’s latest book, Creative Schools: The Grassroots Revolution That’s Transforming Education, includes new research that explores the transformation of the nation’s educational system.
The Penn State Symposium for Teaching and Learning with Technology is an annual event bringing together people and ideas that transform education. This year’s event will be held Saturday, March 18, 2017, at the Penn Stater Hotel and Conference Center. As always, there is no charge for attendees.
We hope to see you in March.