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June 16, 2021

The Higher Ed Summit you’ve come to know and love over the past eight years is now Education Summit, a reflection of our incredible community of education Trailblazers from across the globe. From K-12 and higher education institutions to community colleges, executive education and more – institutions of every type and size are welcome at Education Summit.

Schools, colleges, and universities have dramatically transformed the learner experience and education landscape. Now, more than ever, we must come together to share stories, knowledge, and opportunities with each other as we continue to innovate and chart a new path forward through education, together.

Featuring Global Mainstage Appearances from:
Education Summit 2021 speakers Michelle Obama and Yuval Noah Harari

Introducing our Co-Host

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6,000+ members of the community representing colleges, universities and K-12 schools across the world.
6 Summit Awards recognizing innovative Trailblazers in the education community.
35+ sessions focused on bold visions for the future of education.

What to Expect

Michelle Obama, Former First Lady

Michelle Obama Headlines Education Summit

When Mrs. Obama served as First Lady of the United States (2009-2017), she became a global inspiration, advocating for education, healthy families, and service members and their families. Among her key initiatives was Reach Higher, which inspired youth to complete education past high school. Join us for an unforgettable conversation with this compelling icon on June 16, 2021.

Two education professionals watching recordings from the 2020 Education Summit on a laptop

What You Will Discover

The global virtual conference will feature:

  • Exciting luminary speakers
  • Customized tracks and engaging breakout sessions
  • Hands-on workshops
  • New product updates and demos
  • Invaluable networking with industry peers from around the world

View session recordings from the 2020 Summit to get an idea of what to expect from this year’s Education Summit.

Yuval Noah Harari, Education Summit speaker

A Conversation with Yuval Noah Harari

Professor Yuval Noah Harari is a historian, philosopher, and the bestselling author of Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind, Homo Deus: A Brief History of Tomorrow, 21 Lessons for the 21st Century, and Sapiens: A Graphic History. His books have sold 27.5 million copies in more than 60 languages, and he is considered one of the world’s most influential public intellectuals today.

Harari will share his views on the radical transformations happening in education across the globe.

Education Summit 2021 panelists

Leaders in Education Share Lifelong Learning Models

The Education Summit mainstage will showcase different models driven by institutions and employers that are accelerating a lifelong learning revolution.
We are thrilled to spotlight an amazing panel of leaders in education:

  • Maria Flynn – President & CEO, Jobs for the Future
  • Meghan Hughes, PhD – President, Community College of Rhode Island
  • Paul LeBlanc – President, Southern New Hampshire University
  • Rachel Carlson – CEO and Co-Founder, Guild Education