REN Studietur til Boston, 8.-12. OKTOBER 2017


Rimelige og direkte flygninger med Norwegian fra Gardermoen til Boston:

Frivillig registrering ved utenlandsopphold:

Frivillig registrering ved utenlandsopphold:


En 'block' med rom holdes av på Wyndham Boston Beacon Hill,
5 Blossom Street, 
Boston, MA 02114
, tel +1 617-742-7630.  

PÅ DENNE LENKEN kan du bestille og betale rom online INNEN 7. september. 

Du må selvfølgelig gjerne bo på et annet hotell om du ønsker det.


(subject to change)

Sunday, October 8
12 Noon

Welcome Brunch at the Union Oyster House, 41 Union Street, Boston, tel 1-617 227-2750
Afternoon/Evening: Any activity you prefer, maybe a Self-guided tour on the Freedom Trail
Columbus Day weekend events in Boston (Saturday, Sunday, Monday)



Monday, October 9 (subject to change)

Morning:                 EF (Education First) provides life-changing education for global citizens. For over 50 years, our mission has been to give                                            confidence and freedom to people of all ages, nationalities and backgrounds.
Lunch:                      At EF
Afternoon:               Appsembler As one of the earliest Open edX pioneers, Appsembler has worked with customers from around the world to                                           understand their goals, and adapt the Open edX platform to meet their needs. Today, we are a software company that was                                         built from listening to our customers. We’ve taken years of Open edX expertise, and packaged it into one, easy-to-use                                                 platform, empowering you to quickly create and deploy Open edX sites. Harry Klein, VP Customer Success
                                  Its Learning is a cloud-based Learning Management System that connects people with passions, ideas, and each other.  
                                 Arne Bergby, CEO
Evening:                   On your own

Tuesday, October 10 (subject to change)
Morning 9:30-11:30:  Harvard University/Harvard Graduate School of Education
                                   Dr. Katherine Boles, Faculty Director of the Learning and Teaching Program  
                                   Dr. Christopher Dede, Professor in Learning Technologies
                                   The HGSE faculty is a singularly impressive group of scholars, researchers, practitioners, and policymakers actively working to                                    improve the state of education worldwide.
Lunch:                       On your own at Harvard Campus
Afternoon: 1:30-3:    Boston University: Digital Learning Initiative helps BU advance its global reputation and the value we provide to students by                                       supporting the design and development of innovative learning projects.
Evening:                   On your own

Wednesday, October 11 (subject to change)
Morning:                   Brightcove Inc. (NASDAQ: BCOV), is a leading global provider of powerful cloud solutions for delivering and monetizing video                                     across connected devices.  Address: 290 Congress Street, 4th Floor, Boston
Lunch:                       At Brightcove
Afternoon:                IBM Address: Cambridge Innovation Center, 1 Rogers Street, Cambridge
                                  Agenda at IBM (subject to change):
                                  1. Welcome and vision for IBM Talent & Collaboration Solutions
                                  2. IBM Talent Framework & Your Learning
                                  3. Watson Talent
                                  4. Addressing the skills gap - identifying the critical skills of today and the future to retain competitive position
                                  5. Recruitment and assessment - ensure you are recruiting the very best talent with the closest match to overall strategy for                                            success

Evening:                   Dinner Cruise with invited guests

Thursday, October 12 (subject to change)
Morning:                  Harvard Business Publishing, developer of world-class leadership development solutions for global companies and                                                    organizations
Lunch                       At Harvard
Afternoon:               Tour of Harvard Business School and the School's virtual learning environment, HBX

Bekreftet møte, men ikke tidspunkt:
Michael B. Horn speaks and writes about the future of education and works with a portfolio of education organizations to improve the life of each and every student. He serves as the Chief Strategy Officer for Entangled Ventures, an education technology studio, and as a principal consultant for Entangled Solutions, which offers innovation services to higher education institutions. He is also the co-founder of and a distinguished fellow at the Clayton Christensen Institute for Disruptive Innovation, a non-profit think tank.

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