Engage 2018: The Conference for Higher Education Innovators

October 26-27, 2018
Chicago, Illinois

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SIR KEN ROBINSON

Keynote Speaker

An internationally recognized authority on creativity and innovation in education and business, Sir Ken Robinson is also one of the world’s leading speakers. Videos of his famous talks to the prestigious TED Conference are the most viewed in the history of the organization and have been seen by an estimated 300 million people in over 150 countries.


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Creating an agile classroom

A static classroom is an ineffective classroom. Unlock the power of dynamic, student-centered learning at Engage 2018. From innovative course design to interactive, real-time content creation, Engage will empower you with the tools, strategies and insider knowledge you need to enhance your teaching methods and raise your profile in higher education.

  • Trade tips with and get inspired by fellow educators
  • Hear from experts in Open Educational Resources, instructional design, active learning and interactive educational content creation
  • Build and workshop your expertise in the latest teaching techniques
  • Master the latest teaching trends and classroom tech
  • Network with like-minded educators who share your passion for teaching
  • Earn your Top Hat Certification

Who it's for

• Educators at colleges and universities
• Department heads and post-secondary leaders
• Education technology advisors and administrators

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Check out some highlights from last year's conference

Two days of inspiration, idea-sharing and great memories

View the gallery from Day 1Day 2

A small sampling of speakers from Engage 2017

Engage 2018 speakers to be announced ASAP

Engage 2018 Event Venue

Radisson Blu Aqua Hotel
221 N Columbus Drive
Chicago, Illinois

Day One Agenda at a Glance

8:00 a.m.

Registration and breakfast

9:30 a.m.

Opening keynote featuring Top Hat co-founder and CEO, Mike Silagadze

10:30 a.m.

Break

10:45 a.m.

Breakout session: Active Learning for the Digital Age

10:45 a.m.

Breakout session (Workshop)

11:45 a.m.

Breakout session: How to Master Hybrid Learning

11:45 a.m.

Breakout session (Workshop)

12:45 p.m.

Lunch and poster sessions

1:30 p.m.

Breakout session: The Transformation of the Textbook

1:30 p.m.

Breakout session (Workshop)

2:30 p.m.

Breakout session: Personalized Learning in the Modern Classroom

2:30 p.m.

Breakout session (Workshop)

3:30 p.m.

Break and poster sessions

4:00 p.m.

Day one closing keynote: Speaker to be announced

5:00 p.m.

Top Hat’s Innovative Educator Awards

5:15 p.m.

Cocktail reception

6:30 p.m.

Break (head back to your room to freshen up)

7:00 p.m.

Dinner

10:00 p.m.

End of day one

Day Two Agenda at a Glance

7:00 a.m.

Early breakfast

7:30 a.m.

Earn Your Top Hat Certification (optional)

10:30 a.m.

Break

11:00 a.m.

Opening keynote: Where the Top Hat platform is headed

12:00 p.m.

Day two keynote: Speaker to be announced

1:00 p.m.

Lunch

1:45 p.m.

Breakout session: Strategies for Making the Most of Formative Assessment

1:45 p.m.

Breakout session (Workshop)

2:45 p.m.

Breakout session: What Does Engagement Really Mean?

2:45 p.m.

Breakout session (Workshop)

2:45 p.m.

Break

3:00 p.m.

Breakout session: Big Change: Implementing Class Transformation in Large Classes

3:00 p.m.

Breakout session (Workshop)

4:00 p.m.

Closing remarks

4:15 p.m.

End of conference

Great value for premium brain fuel

Early Bird Tickets
$199
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