OPTIONAL: Coffee & Croissants, Peer Mentoring Walk & Tour of San Jose State University
Arriving early? Join us for an optional walking tour of San Jose State University, a ten minute walk from the Marriott Hotel.
Participants will be paired together for facilitated networking and peer mentoring during the walk and tour.
Not feeling like walking? “Sit and Chit Chat” will also be in the hotel lobby during this time.
Registration in the Group Meeting Room of the Tech Interactive
INNOVATE/COLLABORATE: Tech Interactive Immersive Museum Experience
A small group exploration of the museum with interactive discussions and activities
Participants will explore the Tech Interactive Museum in facilitated small groups, and relate the innovations they discover to business education.
Sponsored by: Marketplace Simulations
Experience, learn and discover the latest technology or innovative project or program.
Innovation Labs run for 25 minutes each and are powerful lightning rounds of conversation showcasing a new innovation or technology or opportunity.
The Digital Roadmap to Student Triumph: Unveiling the Tech-Enabled Success Model
The World is Your Oyster: Navigate Your New International Career as a Fulbright Specialist
Unleashing the Potential: Cultivating the Next Wave of Female Global Business Leaders
Can you “See the Future”? What Will Drive BizEd Next
Transforming Learning Landscapes: Innovating the Student Experience with Experiential Education
Beyond Borders: Exploring the Future of Global Experiential Learning
Future-Ready Campus: Designing an Innovative and Sustainable Learning Environment
Choose Your Own Adventure: What Are The New Innovative Degrees for Emerging/Speculative Industries?
Edtech Trailblazers: How Women Leaders Are Paving the Way for Innovation
Unlocking the Black Box: A Fascinating Look into the Mind of an AI Translation Engine
Rooftop Welcome Networking Dinner
Enjoy our closing dinner on the rooftop of the The Tech Interactive and Keynote Conversation.
Sponsored by Pearson Online Services
Keynote Conversation: Re-Engineering the Future
Leading AI expert, author and futurist Dr. Andree Bates will open the conference with an engaging conversation on the transformative power of AI and how it can shape a world of innovation and progress
Andree Bates, CEO, Eularis
Moderated by: Amanda Smith, Chief Academic Officer, Academic Partnerships
Sponsored by: Academic Partnerships
Networking Break/Exhibitor Hall Open
Paving the Way: Women at the Forefront of HigherEd & EdTech
An interactive dialogue with women pioneering leadership in Higher Education and Edtech
Cia Parker, Director of Engineering & Operations, T-Mobile
Xiao Cai, Director of Data Science, AstrumU
Sponsored by AstrumU
Networking Lunch/Exhibitor Hall Open
Table Topic Discussions
Interactive small group discussion sessions led by facilitators on cutting edge trends of our time.
Table topics run for 45 minutes each and will repeat. Participants can select two from two of the following topics:
How to Maintain Steadfast in the Storm, Strategies for Turbulent Times
Breaking Down Barriers for the Promising Future of Affordability & Accessibility
Build Your Culture of Wellness, & Prioritize Institutional & Student Health
Navigating Murky Waters, Strategies for Managing in Complexity and Toxicity
The Unmasking of ChatGPT: Exposing the AI’s Cheating Tactics on Exams
Shifting Sands: Navigating the Changing Expectations of Faculty and Students
Breaking Barriers & Embracing Inclusive Leadership in Business education
Driving Innovation from Within: Be the Academic Intrapreneur
Networking Break/Exhibitor Hall Open
Keynote The Power of Possibility: Using Strategic Foresight to Create an Inclusive Future
Let's embark on a journey of endless possibilities as we discover how to lead for the next generation by harnessing our own strategic foresight.
Speaker: Shar Shahfari, Associate Director Avanade, Former CEO, Plural Futures Lab
Dinner on your own
Enjoy dinner in small groups with fellow attendees
Join our infamous closing dinners by finding your interest group in the Whova Conference App.
OPTIONAL: Visit to Adobe Headquarters
Flying out later in the day? Join us for an exciting tour of the new Adobe Headquarters building.
Adobe Inc. is a wizardry hub of digital enchantment, empowering artists, designers, and marketers with an enchanted toolkit of creative software products and media solutions. Come learn how their unique space inspires creativity while hearing from senior women leaders in tech.
Meet Our Speakers
Inspiring women leaders at the intersection of technology and business education. Stay tuned for updates!