The Middle East's Premiere Conference For Learning And Exploring The Field Of Educational Technology
Welcome to the GLOBAL EDTECH FORUM 2012!
The region’s only dedicated conference for educational technology is back at the 24th edition of the Gulf Education & Training Exhibition (GETEX), the Middle East’s largest education and training event!
GLOBAL EDTECH FORUM is set on 19th, 20th, and 21th of April at the Dubai International Convention & Exhibition Centre (DICEC). The conference will offer educators at all levels, an exciting opportunity to connect, exchange ideas, and gain information on the various applications of educational technology in schools, colleges and universities, and institutions.
The conference program is streamed so delegates can choose sessions that are most relevant to them, providing attendees valuable insights into education practice and policy for world-class education in an increasingly digital and global learning landscape.
The GLOBAL EDTECH FORUM is under the direction of the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE), the world’s premiere membership association for educators and education leaders engaged in advancing learning and teaching through innovative and effective use of technology.
Conference Chair Welcome Note
Welcome to Dubai and the 2012 Global Ed Tech Forum - your opportunity to expand and strengthen your professional network of colleagues and other experts from across the Region and around the World!
In this time of rapid growth and development, with the surge of innovations around social media and Web 2.0, new tablet technologies, and other mobile learning devices, you are in for a learning treat. In this year’s Forum, you will interact with educators who are already taking advantage of emerging technologies, exciting digital resources, and new teaching methods and strategies to leverage contemporary digital learning environments and engage young learners like never before.
Immerse yourself in professional learning and development along with hundreds of your peers and mentors. Build your skills and expand your network to better serve and guide your students in preparing to thrive in an increasingly connected and digital world.
Join ISTE in this spectacular event, and bring a colleague. We are proud to be co-hosting this important event with our Partner, IC&E of Dubai, and we look forward to your full participation.
Don Knezek, Ph.D.,
Conference Chair & Chief Executive Officer,
International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE)