The Rise of the Digital Educator

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Digital Natives push learning far beyond the walls of a classroom and the oral narrative of a traditional educator. They have a different perspective on technology than previous generations. To be compelling in formal or informal education, professionals have to understand that perspective, and develop effective strategies for communicating with digital natives.

During this four hour mini-conference, formal and informal educators will learn and practice new approaches to communicating with digital natives. Experts and exhibitors will engage participants with ideas and gadgets. Your registration fee includes convenient downtown parking and refreshments. During lunch, popular St. Louis food trucks will be available at the site. Come join us to learn and network with colleagues and people with new insights about formal and informal education.

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Summit Details and Schedule

The summit will be held on April 12, 2017 from 10 am until 2 pm at Union Station in downtown St. Louis.  The registration fee for the summit is $20 and helps cover the cost of beverages and materials for the day.  Parking is an additional $7 (regularly $20) and can be purchased at the door.

April 12, 2017 – Schedule

10 am – 11:30 am  Exhibitors, lectures, discussion groups

11:30 am – 12:30 pm     Lunch break (10 food trucks arrive on 20th street at 11 am)

12:30 pm – 2:00 pm       Exhibitors, lectures, discussion groups

This summit is being produced by the College of Business within the University of Missouri – St. Louis.  And, is being held simultaneously with MDMC17 which is produced by the College of Business.

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Want to be an Exhibitor?

If you are a company in the educational space and feel what you have to offer (service or product) would be of value to our discussion at this summit, please contact us at 314.516.5332 about reserving a table. Small fees do apply.

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Want to be a sponsor?

If you would like to be a sponsor for this event we are looking for a morning break sponsor and an afternoon break sponsor to help cover the costs of coffee and beverages. Other sponsorship opportunities are available. Please contact us at 314.516.5332 for details.

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