EdTech Asia Summit 2018Business, Technology and Innovation Insights for Learning, Employability, and the Workplace
Fostering Insights along the Cradle to Career Continuum
EdTech Asia Summit 2018 will be held on July 26-27 at the Hong Kong Science and Technology Park. Located in the heart of the Asian community, Hong Kong is a leading business hub for entrepreneurship, innovation, and investment and will provide an ideal environment for cutting-edge discussion and engagement focused around the future of learning, work, and skills. EdTech Asia Summit 2018 will consist of multiple plenary sessions and breakout sessions for three customized tracks, an evening networking function, VIP luncheon, awards, workshops, and an optional Shenzhen tech ecosystem tour to be held pre-event. EdTech Asia Summit will be strategically curated and selective bringing together 500+ of the most influential stakeholders from within the Asian region.
The two-day summit aims to offer insight into to future of Asia’s complex, rapidly evolving, and high demand learning innovation and future of work ecosystems. EdTech Asia Summit will bring together influential stakeholders from across Asia and beyond including entrepreneurs, innovators, investors, corporate executives, government, academia, consultants, policy makers, and thought leaders. Adopting global, regional and localized perspectives, through engaging plenaries, roundtable discussions, hands-on workshops, and curated networking, EdTech Asia aims to build collaboration, foster networks, and empower learning innovation and and talent tech stakeholders across Asia and beyond. In the process, we aim to showcase key players, regional trends, unexpected dynamics, investment opportunities, and what to expect next on the education, learning, employment, and skills horizon.
The event will bring together influential players that make up the evolving edtech ecosystem in the Asian region including edtech entrepreneurs, innovators, investors, educators, policy makers, executives, and thought leaders. Through engaging plenaries, roundtable discussions, hands-on workshops, and informal networking, EdTech Asia aims to build collaboration, foster networks, and empower edtech stakeholders across Asia and beyond. In the process, we aim to showcase key players, regional trends, unexpected dynamics, investment opportunities, and what’s next on the horizon. Target groups include corporate and major brand executives within education and technology, edtech startup and company, founders, private and public sector finance, international development organizations, government and civil society, research, academia, advisory, media and press.
Who attends the summit ?
Leading learning, work, and talent oriented startups and companies, venture capital and private equity investors, government officials, corporate CSR and innovation, CXO representatives of leading global learning and talent technology companies, change makers in the education and employment sector.
EdTech Asia provides a well curated, high quality, and engaging atmosphere that unlocks opportunities for the growth of business, ideas, and positive change. Attendees gain an understanding of market entry strategies and opportunities for collaboration with potential partners throughout the region.
Why Hong Kong?
Hong Kong serves as the nexus for East Asia, Southeast Asia, South Asia, and the Pacific region. Quickly positioning itself as the regional hub of innovation, talent, and support, Hong Kong provides the ideal location for thought leaders to convene in the learning and talent innovation space.
EdTech Asia originated as a community networking and knowledge sharing community in Bangkok, Thailand in 2012 that served stakeholders in the local edtech entrepreneurship and innovation community. Regional expansion began in 2015, since that time EdTech Asia has formed similar community based groups in 11 countries and has organized or contributed to 60+ events consisting of private executive events, master classes, meetups, workshops, bootcamps, and annual summits. Community groups are focal point for access and ecosystem growth through the facilitation of a collaborative and cohesive network of relevant stakeholders throughout the region. EdTech Asia also provide customized research and consultancy services for companies seeking market entry strategy and partnerships.