BOSTON, Dec. 14, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- LearnLaunch Institute announced today that Bentley University President and Prepared U author, Gloria Cordes Larson, and Former Deputy Secretary and COO for U.S. Department of Education and The Vistria Group founder, Tony Miller and have joined the keynote lineup for the the 6th Annual Across Boundaries Conference on February 1 - 2, 2018 at Hynes Convention Center.

Co-hosted by LearnLaunch and MIT’s Office of Digital Learning, the premiere edtech conference in New England is expected to draw over 1,500 educators, strategic industry companies, entrepreneurs, students and investors who are focused on cutting-edge innovations that are transforming learning, and the way educational institutions do business. Larson and Miller will join 150+ speakers throughout  50+ sessions that will take place during this two-day conference which is focused on addressing Accelerating Learning for All.

Thought leaders will explore trends reshaping K-12, higher ed, and workforce ed. Sessions will bring together education leaders and business innovators to address solutions for transforming schools to personalized learning, college success, developing workforce skills and creating successful new edtech companies. Panelists will make sense of the influx of augmented and virtual reality, artificial intelligence, big data, coding and robots, as well as investment trends internationally. Successful edtech companies including Curriculum Associates, Certica Solutions, edX and investors from Rethink Education, Lumina Foundation, New Markets Ventures and Reach Capital will attend. Innovative schools from Massachusetts to California, and universities that are changing the future of the world - like MIT, Harvard, Bunker Hill, and Bentley will be there. Employers like GE and Partners HealthCare will share their education focus.

Special features include the Learning Innovation Showcase - that will highlight personalized learning in action with live demos by students and teachers, and the 2018 LearnLaunch Pitch Competition Finals - where the most innovative edtech company will be chosen after months of competition.

For more information and to register for the 2018 LearnLaunch Across Boundaries Conference, please visit www.learnlaunch.org/2018conference.

LearnLaunch Institute
Catalyzes a community that drives innovation to transform learning and increase achievement. Our education innovation ecosystem mobilizes educators, entrepreneurs, learners, investors, and industry affiliates. As a nonprofit, the Institute offers learning opportunities and connections to individuals, support services to schools, and a district network. We believe in expanding access to learning that is engaging, personalized, and effective. Edtech is a critical component of achieving this vision at scale. For more information, visit www.learnlaunch.org,  follow us @LearnLaunch or #LearnLaunch2018.

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