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Advancing the global education technology landscape, Asia style: 2nd edition of EdTechXAsia brings Asia to the forefront of realising 21st century Edtech vision
SINGAPORE, 22 September, 2017 – EdTechXAsia is Asia’s only education technology (EdTech) platform that brings together a comprehensive community of key players and thought leaders representing the EdTech ecosystem. In addition to the demand and supply of the Asian EdTech marketplace, the Summit and Expo focuses on the upstream of the EdTech value chain, hosts rising-star startups, technology giants, leading educators, key investors, central government officials and the largest publishers in the region and around the world.
For the second year in a row, EdTechXAsia will bring the greatest minds to discuss today’s challenges and tomorrow’s opportunities in continuously growing EdTech market in Asia. Organized in partnership with EdTechXGlobal and SingEx Exhibitions, EdTechXAsia will be held in Singapore at Singapore EXPO @ MAX Atria from 31 October to 1 November 2017.
The Russian information-analytical journal Accreditation in Education and the international journal Higher Education Discovery are media partners of EdTechXAsia.
ASIA AT THE FOREFRONT OF ADVANCING 21ST CENTURY GLOBAL EDTECH GROWTH
As cutting edge strategies and technologies continue to shape the global EdTech landscape, now is the time for Asia to make sure the huge demand for 21st century skills is met across the region.While AI and personalization, virtual, augmented and mixed reality, robotics, block chain, neuroscience and other ground breaking technologies are transforming the future of learning in APAC, all this and more will be showcased and discussed at the event. EdTechXAsia is where real future business development takes place in Asia, where collaborations such as partnerships amongst education technology providers, startups and investors take centre stage and pioneering work in the EdTech world comes to the fore in Asia’s premier education technology show.
To extend the conversations across
the region beyond the two days of the Summit
and Expo, EdTechXAsia is excited to be launching Asia EdTech Week. Following the
tremendous success of the London EdTech Week in June 2017 hosted by
EdTechXGlobal, Asia EdTech Week celebrates EdTech in three cities: Singapore
(30 October-3 November), Tokyo (5-10 November) and Beijing (12-16
November). Through connecting global and regional EdTech ecosytems, this offers
international companies exciting opportunities to connect with businesses in
these regions, localize offerings and rub shoulders with thought leaders at specially
curated regional events.
EDTECHXASIA SUMMIT, EDTECHXASIA CONNECT
EdTechXAsia Summit, an exclusive thought-leadership platform designed to bring together innovative perspectives and industry learnings from the key players in the education industry.
Now and Next of EdTech will bring the industry’s leading ideas together and provide participants with a chance to deep-dive into the ground breaking ideas of where EdTech is headed. International EdTech Perspectives will allow to learn about the latest developments around Asia and worldwide in the brand new special Region Spotlight series. As EdTechXAsia continues to grow the startup and investor presence at the event, we also dedicated Global EdTech All Stars program showcases the ones-to-watch in EdTech. This year the program will present over 70 carefully selected start-ups that are not to be missed.
EdTechXAsia Connect, another core feature of this year’s event program, is a specially-curated platform to serve as a network of functional heads of K-12/Higher Education institutions, educators, adult and lifelong learning professionals, corporate HR and Learning & Development professionals seeking to address today’s challenges on practical implementation of EdTech tools in their institutions. Live case studies and learnings from corporates, educational institutions and issues surrounding operationalizing and implementing various EdTech tools, are primary features.
THE 2017 EDTECHXASIA EXPO
EdTechXAsia Expo will see more than 50 leading education and technology companies who will present experiential and innovative products and solutions in the education technology space.
The 2-day Expo will showcase products and technologies from the most inventive startups and established EdTech companies from across the world.
The exhibition is free-to-attend for schools, universities and students and will offer a chance to connect with these exhibiting companies as well as engage in free workshops, demos and speed learning sessions on the exhibition floor from leading experts.
In partnership with the Singapore
Infocomm Technology Federation (SITF) and International Enterprise (IE) Singapore, a special feature at the Expo will be
a specially curated Singapore Pavilion, where a unique platform showcase from Singapore
companies will highlight the latest in education technology innovations and
solutions from a local perspective.
In addition, all Expo attendees will also be granted complimentary access to attend workshops, presentations, pitches and demos presented within the 21st Century Skills Theatre on the Expo floor. Some highlights of the Skills Theatre include global thought leader speakers highlighting the latest innovations, engaging in hands-on demos from exhibitor, product showcases from exhibitors of the latest in EdTech, workshops lead by education industry leaders and pitches from inventive entrepreneurs transforming the EdTech market.
EdTechXGlobal connects the global EdTech community though insight, investment and annual thought leadership event series, EdTechXEurope in London and EdTechXAsia in Singapore. The EdTechXGlobal summits bring together executive level investors, innovators, and industry influencers from worldwide education technology companies. Through extensive networking opportunities, the conferences in London and Singapore also aim to connect leading foundations, higher-education institutions, policy makers, and thought leaders from the industry as well.
For more information, please visit http://edtechxasia.com/.
About SingEx Exhibitions
SingEx Exhibitions is a subsidiary of SingEx Holdings, and is wholly owned by Singapore’s investment company, Temasek Holdings. The company harnesses insights and its strategic networks to organize and manage a series of trade exhibitions and conferences in various industries, including automotive, environment, e-commerce and logistics, technology, healthcare and lifestyle. These events aim to connect businesses in Asia and globally, and facilitate business matching with opportunities and knowledge sharing.
For more information, please visit www.singex.com.