Future of Education Technology Conference Announces World Leading Tech Futurist Daniel Burrus as 2023 Opening Keynoter

Burrus will share insights about potential disruptions in the ed tech industry and share game-changing opportunities from his award-winning Hard Trends Methodology.

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. – June 22, 2022 – The Future of Education Technology® Conference (FETC®), an intensive, highly collaborative exploration of new technologies, best practices and pressing issues, announced today best-selling author and one of the world’s leading technology futurists, Daniel Burrus, as the opening keynoter of the 2023 in-person event being held January 23 – 26 at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans.

Burrus will present Technology Hard Trends Elevating and Transforming Education at the national conference. He will discuss important predictions about technology that will happen based on measurable, tangible evidence or technology “Hard Trends” that can be used to elevate learning, transform processes and shape the future of education. With his proven track record of accurate technology forecasts spanning more than the past 35 years, Burrus’ eye-opening keynote will include insight into identifying disruptions in ed tech before they have time to interrupt, which will give educators the opportunity to drive transformational change in education and actively shape the future rather than just react to it. He will also share rich examples of how educators can use the certainty that comes from Hard Trends to have the confidence to make bold moves.

“Daniel Burrus is the “just in time” keynote that we need for FETC 2023,” said Jennifer Womble, Conference Chair for the Future of Education Technology Conference. “After experiencing a massive disruption during the pandemic, we must design schools that will thrive in the future.  Education professionals will learn the hard trends of technology, that they can apply to their pedagogy and give them the confidence to elevate student learning.”

Burrus is considered one of the world’s leading technology forecasters and disruptive innovation experts and is a strategic advisor to Fortune 500 executives, government agencies and educational institutions helping them to profit from technological, social and business forces that are converging to create enormous, untapped opportunities. He is also a New York Times bestselling author of seven books, including Technotrends, Flash Foresight, and his latest book, The Anticipatory Organization: Turn Change and Disruption Into Opportunity and Advantage.

Registration for the 2023 Future of Education Technology Conference is now open. Professionals can receive Super Savings of $150.00 off the on-site rate when they register by November 10, 2022. For more information, visit www.FETC.org.


About the Future of Education Technology® Conference (FETC®)

The Future of Education Technology® Conference (FETC®) annually attracts thousands of education and technology leaders for an intensive, highly collaborative exploration of new technologies, best practices and pressing issues. With basic to advanced sessions tailored to the needs of each role in the digital transformation, FETC is known as one of the nation’s premier K-12 education technology events. FETC provides school and district administrators, classroom teachers, IT professionals, curriculum and media specialists, coaches and other educators with roles or interest in ed tech, the opportunity to explore the most effective integration of technology across the curriculum. FETC offers a balanced blend of administrative, instructional and technical content through targeted sessions, intensive workshops, hands-on demonstrations of the newest products, and more. Visit www.FETC.org for more details.

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