TEDxUBC, Fast Forward Ed

Name: TEDxUBC, Fast Forward Ed

Time & Date: Saturday, October 23, 2010 9:00AM – 2:30PM, 7:00PM Reception

Location: UBC Robson Square, 800 Robson Street

TEDxUBC, Fast Forward Ed. A transformational event on the future of business and technology education.
A recent study revealed that the top 10 jobs in 2010 didn’t exist in 2004. Educators struggle to keep pace with technology, globalization, learning styles and career preparation in a fast forward world. Industry seeks the talent to drive the 21st century economy.

TEDxUBC will feature passionate speakers, entertainment and discussion on the challenges facing academia and industry of matching skills needed with skills taught. TEDxUBC is a cross-discipline and inter-scholastic event where leading thinkers and doers from secondary, post-secondary and lifelong education and industry will, in true TED fashion, discover ideas worth spreading.

This event is FREE event open to the general public.
Apply to attend or watch the live webcast at http://www.tedxubc.com

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