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Hosted at Oberoi International School – OGC Campus
Oberoi Garden City, Near Oberoi Mall
Off Western Express Highway
Goregaon East, Mumbai - 400063

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Friday, November 3

09:30 IST

Welcome Remarks & Company Update
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MacKenzie Hovermale

OpenApply Director, OpenApply
MacKenzie is the OpenApply Director at Faria Education Group, a leading provider of information systems for international schools, currently supporting over 10,000 schools worldwide. Since joining the OpenApply team, MacKenzie has helped over 300 schools take their admissions online... Read More →
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RVenus Lai

Regional Director, Asia-Pacific, Faria Education Group
Faria Education Group provides integrated systems to enhance efficiency in international education.Faria Education Group is the world's leading provider of software to IB world schools, and offers a fully integrated school management suite: ManageBac for planning, assessment and reporting... Read More →

Friday November 3, 2017 09:30 - 10:00 IST
b. Auditorium (7F)

10:00 IST

ManageBac & OpenApply at Oberoi International School
Video testimonials click here.

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Puja and Sumeet Srivastava

ML driven retail risk solutions, Spocto solutions
Puja Srivastava is the IT Director at the Oberoi International School and also a member of the school leadership team. In her role as the IT director, Puja works with teachers, students and parents in ensuring that the students develop the 21st century skills of creativity, collaboration... Read More →

Friday November 3, 2017 10:00 - 10:45 IST
b. Auditorium (7F)
Saturday, November 4

09:00 IST

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Neil McWilliam

Head of School, Oberoi International School
Neil McWilliam is an Australian ex-Physics/Math teacher, with a particular interest in preparing children for a world which we cannot see, and which we struggle to imagine.  Neil has been an educator for the past 46 years (36 years in international schools), and a Head of School... Read More →

Saturday November 4, 2017 09:00 - 09:30 IST
b. Auditorium (7F)

09:45 IST

Session 5: Visual Literacy
We all have received those horribly formatted documents. Comic sans font, no spacing, magenta color - everything that is a teacher's worst nightmare. But the question is who teaches all these skills to the students. By adopting the CRAP principle Contrast, Repetition, Alignment, and Proximity we all can make documents visually more appealing and meaningful. A simple mini-lesson with the students can help them enhance their presentation skills. This session will walk teachers through how to use the principles of design to make learning more visible and impactful for the learners.

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Jitendra Pandey

MYP Coordinator, Stonehill International School
Jitendra has extensive experience teaching MYP and DP. He is passionate about teaching and believes in connecting with his students as individuals. As an MYP Coordinator he has led his teams successfully through programme verification and evaluation. Jitendra is an IBEN member and... Read More →

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Kieran Tully

Customer Success Director, ManageBac | OpenApply | SchoolsBuddy | Pamoja | Faria Education Group
Kieran has manned the ManageBac Support desk since early 2016, servicing schools from the Asia-Pacific region. Known as “The Problem solver”, he has broken all records as ManageBac Support Associate, answering more than 23,000 tickets, 65% within a 1hr time-frame.Kieran has a... Read More →

Saturday November 4, 2017 09:45 - 10:45 IST
e. 4F Secondary Library B

13:00 IST

Session 7: Preparing Today's teenagers for the 4th Industrial Revolution, the Disruption of Work.
These days, there is a lot of talk about the 4th industrial revolution -- the disruption of global labour markets. There are a range of forces driving macro shifts in labour markets -- from burgeoning middle-classes in emerging markets, to the role of technology in industry -- and these forces will impact every age group in different ways. But the group that we think about are teens, students who intend to enter the labour markets in the next 4-7 years. For these students, who are already grappling with a post-secondary education landscape that is evolving rapidly in real-time, staying abreast of emerging changes in labour markets is not just important, it is vital. During this session, we will explore the key labour market shifts that will affect Diploma students, and I will propose several concrete strategies for helping these students contextualize higher education and early career thinking within a world whereby the only constant is change.

Learn about our BridgeU integration.

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LaRoy Hoard

Head of Asia-Pacific, BridgeU
LaRoy Hoard is the Head of the Asia-Pacific region for BridgeU, an education technology company hailed as one of the top 20 EdTech businesses in Europe. BridgeU uses predictive analytics to make higher education and early career decision making intelligent for students and secondary... Read More →

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Rebecca Kwiatoski

Sales Associate, Faria Education Group

Saturday November 4, 2017 13:00 - 14:00 IST
e. 4F Secondary Library B