AI in Edu Summit

Inspiring Education through AI Innovation

March 11, 2024

Waltham, MA  – Bentley University Conference Center

The EdTechTeacher AI in Edu Summit is a unique event designed to bring innovative educators together to learn, share, and connect. Held in the beautiful Bentley University conference center, the AI in EDU Summit features acclaimed presenters, lively and interactive sessions, and plenty of opportunity to collaborate and learn with colleagues.

Engage with industry-leading experts and thought-provoking speakers who are at the forefront of AI in education. Gain valuable insights from their experiences and expertise.

Connect with like-minded educators to build professional relationships and exchange ideas with colleagues who share your passion for integrating AI tools into the classroom.

Join us for an invigorating day of ideas, inspiration and practical ways that you innovate with AI tools in your school! Also, every participant will be getting a copy of Justin Reich’s new book Iterate: The Secret to Innovation in Schools.

Thank you to our Sponsors:

SCHEDULE

7:30 – 8:15 Continental Breakfast

8-9:30 Opening Remarks from Tom Driscoll & Keynote from Monica Burns

9:30-9:45 Break

9:45-11:00 Session 1

11:00-11:15 Break

11:15-12:30 Session 2

12:30-1:30 Lunch & Presentation of Everwrite Newsle

1:30-2:45 Session 3

2:45-3:30 AI Smackdown

FEATURED SPEAKERS

DR. MONICA BURNS

Keynote Speaker 

Apple Distinguished Educator & Founder of @ClassTechTips 

JUSTIN REICH

Professor and Executive Director of the MIT Teaching Systems Lab

MANUEL S. HERRERA

Visual thinker, sketchnoter, designer, and educator

DR. BETH HOLLAND

Partner at The Learning Accelerator (TLA)

CONFERENCE SCHEDULE & SESSIONS

KEYNOTE

8:30-9:30

Monica Burns
EdTech Essentials: Navigating the AI Revolution as Educators

SESSION 1

9:45-11:00

Shawn McCusker
Unlocking the Power of AI for Learning and Research in the Humanities (Social Studies and Language Arts)
Jonathan Rollins
Integrating AI in the Science Classroom
Rayna Freedman
AI is Not the Anti-Hero: It Is Your Time Saving Hero!
Andrew Marcinek
AI Strategies for CTOs and Technology Leaders
Manuel S. Herrera
Magic Write – Canva’s AI Text Generator
Justin Reich
Iterate: The Secret to Innovation in Schools

SESSION 2

11:10-12:30

Kim Zajac
AI² – Accessibility & Inclusion With Artificial Intelligence
Shawn O’Neill
AI Tools and Strategies for Elementary Teachers
Jamey Heit
Teaching Writing in the AI World and EverWrite by Newsela
Monica Burns
Cultivating Classroom Creativity in the Age of AI
Jed Stefanowicz
Leadership in the AI Era: Crafting Inclusive Instructional Excellence
AI Leadership Roundtable: Strategies for Superintendents, Principals & Instructional Leaders

SESSION 3

1:30-2:45

Shawn McCusker
Prompt Engineering for Chat GPT and other AI Tools
Alli McCrary
Did you know… Tips, Tricks and Tools for Educators
Shawn O’Neill
Generative AI with Adobe Express Level: Beginner
Monica Burns
10 Imaginative Ways to Use Generative AI Images
Manuel S. Herrera
Design Easier and Faster Using Canva’s AI-Powered Magic Studio
Beth Holland
Planning for EdTech in an AI (and Beyond) World

AFTERNOON ACTIVITY

2:45-3:30

AI SMACKDOWN

VENUE INFORMATION

The AI in Edu Summit Boston will be hosted at the Bentley University Conference Center.

PARKING

Free Parking. Please use Lots L1 or L2

HOTEL INFORMATION

Courtyard by Marriott

781.419.0900

387 Winter Street

Waltham, MA 02451

2.61 miles from campus

$149 plus tax (Link to Book with Discount)

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