Edtech and global markets

About this track

In this track we will take a look into different edtech markets such as Sweden, Germany and the US. You will hear about the latest developments, challenges and the future potential of each market.

This track will also cover topics such as future edtech solutions and case examples from Finland and abroad.


Future Educational Technologies and Solutions
Global Markets
Enabling Smart Demand

This track is targeted to education experts and professionals, edtech companies and decision-makers from all business sectors and public institutions interested in the latest solutions in Edtech.


Wednesday 29th | Room: iSense

08:30 Doors open
09:00 – 09:15 Opening speech by Pekka Sivonen, Business Finland
09:15 – 09:45 CONFERENCE KEYNOTE, Markus Wissmann, Director, Operations&Sales, Smart Cities at Cisco Systems

Edtech and Global Markets | Room: 9

10:00 – 10:30 Smart Learning – a modern approach to learning, Tomi-Pekka Niukkanen, Edita Publishing

10:40 – 11:10 Let Me Hack It – Creativity in Technology and Programming Education, Sanna Reponen, Mehackit

11:20 – 11:50 The future role of content in learning process, Teuvo Sankila, Otava Publishing Company Ltd

11:50 – 13:15 Lunch

13:15-13:45 DigiOne – Empowering education platform ecosystem connecting users and services, Kirsi Lehto, City of Vantaa

13:45-14:05 Open educational resources – Empowering educators, schools and students, Isto Laapio, Mediamaisteri

14:05-14:30 Empowering Teachers with Technology, Heikki Rusama, Freeed.com

14:30-14:55 Data-driven competence development, Vesa Perälä, Claned

14:55 – 15:20 Coffee

Thusday 30th | Room: iSense

08:30 Doors open
09:00 – 09:15 Opening speech by COSS ry and Open World Hero Awards
09:15 – 09:45 CONFERENCE KEYNOTE, AI for the real world, Elia Allison, Telia

Edtech and Global Markets | Room: 9

10:00 – 10:30 Vocational Education, Helping To Keep Your City Working, Nick Cotton, Tredu Vocational College & Ville Palkinen, Tredu Vocational college and Tampere City Digital Program

10:40 – 11:10 Education in the digital world: promises, problems and potential in Germany, Beth Havinga, BfB

11:20 – 11:50 Digitalizing teaching and learning processes in developing economies, Altti Lagstedt, Haaga-Helia / Eduix Oy

11:50 – 13:15 Lunch

13:15-13:45 Shifting the market by Enabling Smart Demand by consumers for products to be “integrable” with enterprise systems in education settings, Dale Allen, DXtera

13:50-15:30 Workshop: NGBD Action Session – Enabling Smart Demand, Dale Allen, DXtera

15:30 – 16:00 Coffee & Networking

More updates coming soon…