Education Innovation Forum and Expo: Leveraging i3 to Drive an Innovation Culture

Thursday, January 20, 2011 - 8:30am to Friday, January 21, 2011 - 12:30pm

Forum Agenda
(Additional Speakers to be Announced)

January 20, 2011 - Walter E. Washington Convention Center - Exhibit Hall C
7:30am                      Registration Opens
8:30 – 9:45am

Seizing the Moment for Education Innovation

Moderator: Walter Isaacson, President and Chief Executive Officer, The Aspen Institute

  • The Honorable Arne Duncan, U.S. Secretary of Education
  • Alan Greenspan, Founder, Greenspan Associates, LLC
  • Gene Sperling, Director, National Economic Council
9:45 – 11:00am

Unleashing Innovation in Systems, Schools and Classrooms

Moderator: Jim Shelton, Assistant Deputy Secretary for Innovation and Improvement

  • Jean Desravines, Chief Officer for Cities and Policy; Incoming CEO of New Leaders for New Schools
  • John Katzman, Chief Executive Officer, 2tor, Inc.
  • Marguerite Kling, Social Studies Teacher, Nature Coast Technical High School, Brooksville, FL
  • Paul G. Pastorek, Louisiana State Superintendent of Education
12:30 – 1:45pm

Lunch Discussion - National Corporate Leaders on the Innovation Imperative

Moderator: Walter Isaacson, President and Chief Executive Officer, The Aspen Institute

  • Edward Amoroso, Chief Security Officer, AT&T, Inc.
  • Marc Ecko, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Marc Ecko Enterprises
  • Barry O’Callaghan, CEO, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
3:15 – 4:30pm

Leading Education Investors on Market Place Opportunities and Policy Challenges

Moderator: Carlos Watson, Managing Director, Goldman Sachs

  • R. Christopher Hoehn-Saric, Senior Managing Director, Co-Founder, Sterling Partners
  • Joel Klein, Executive Vice President, News Corporation
  • Michael Moe, Co-Founder, NeXtAdvisors, LLC
  • Adarsh Sarma, Managing Director, Warburg Pincus
4:45 – 6:00pm

Bridging the Capital Markets; Roles of Public Sector, Philanthropic, Non-Profit and For Profit Investors and Opportunities for Partnerships

Moderator: Kim Smith, Chief Executive Officer, Bellwether Education Partners

  • Anthony Berkley, Deputy Director for Education and Learning, W.K. Kellogg Foundation
  • Suzanne Biegel, Chief Executive Officer, Investors' Circle
  • Stacey Childress, Deputy Director of Education, The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
  • Chris Darby, Chief Executive Officer, In-Q-Tel
  • Sean Greene, Associate Administrator Investment and Innovation, Small Business Administration
6:00 – 7:00pm

Reception – Innovation Exhibit Hall

Keynote Remarks: TBD

--End of Day 1--
January 21, 2011 - Walter E. Washington Convention Center - Exhibit Hall C
8:30 – 9:15am

Special Keynote Interview

Moderator: Andrea Mitchell, Chief Foreign Affairs Correspondent, NBC News

  • Melody Barnes, Director, White House Domestic Policy Council
9:15 – 10:45am

Accelerating Innovation: The New Role of Evidence

Moderator: Susan Colby, Chief Executive Officer, The Stupski Foundation

  • Michael Horn, Executive Director, Education, Innosight Institute
  • Tom Kalil, Deputy Director for Policy, White House Office of Science and Technology Policy
  • Nichole Pinkard, Visiting Professor, DePaul University and Founder, Digital Youth Network
  • Bror Saxberg, Chief Learning Officer, Kaplan, Inc.
  • Sandy Speicher, Education Lead, IDEO
10:45 – 11:15am EXPO TIME
11:15 – 12:30pm

Learning from Abroad: Lessons and Opportunities for Innovation in the U.S.

Moderator: Tom Vander Ark, Vander Ark/Ratcliff; Managing Partner, Learn Capital

  • Aneesh Chopra, Associate Director and Chief Technology Officer of the Technologial Division, White House Office of Science and Technology Policy
  • Dr. Maura O'Neill, Senior Counselor to the Administrator for Innovation, U.S. Agency for International Development
  • Michael Moe, Co-Founder, NeXtAdvisors, LLC
--End of Day 2--