Thanks to all who attended

The inaugural Tomorrow’s Learner Summit took place on September 23, 2022 at the Obersee Bilingual School in Wollerau, Switzerland.  The speakers, both experts and students, stimulated conversations amongst our in-person and online audiences.  

Stay tuned for pictures from the event. And the announcement of the date of the next event. 

23.09.2022 | 3-10 PM CET Other Time Zones
23.09.2022 | 3-10 PM Other Time Zones

kinetic art meets learning visionaries

Obersee Bilingual School
Wollerau, Switzerland
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AN EVENT FOR TOMORROW'S LEARNERS
TODAY'S PARENTS & EDUCATORS

who are ready to challenge the status quo

An inspirational symposium on the topic of future digital and creative learning ∙ Engage with leading education experts and global thought leaders as they challenge assumptions and share exciting insights about the future of education ∙ Experience the world’s first kinetic art performance to showcase children’s aspirations for the future of education.

A night of community building with parents, students, and educators

Facts

Panels and presentations focused on exciting new innovations, ground-breaking research, paradigm shifts, and creative solutions to help us craft a bold future for our learners of tomorrow.

Fun

Follow along as glowing text is written before you, expressing children's wishes for the future of education - an extraordinary kinetic art performance from global media artist Gijs van Bon. Also enjoy an evening of food, drinks and networking.

For Kids & Teens

Tomorrow's Learners have their own program, including hands-on sessions to connect with digital learning, social media, and fake news.

Thanks to all who joined us online and in person

SCHEDULE DETAILS Event Program

3.00 PM

Welcome & Kick-Off

Moderator Clark Parsons kicks off the event. With an introduction by the host, Digiscovery, and the location host, Obersee Bilingual School.

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Clark Parsons

speaker-2

Tanja Alvesalo

speaker-3

Amalja Mair

3.10 PM

KEYNOTE: Creative Collective Intelligence (CCI)

How can we create synergy between (Nature/Humans) 1 + 1 (Exponential Technology) = 11 (Highest level of CCI)?

speaker-1

Patrick Newell

3.45 PM

Classroom Thinktank – What Schools Can Learn from the Global Creative Industry

Insights from research to encourage dialogue and shared resources between Creative Industries and Education. Launching the German Edition of his book, with ideas from 100+ creatives, education futurists & thought leaders from 35 countries imagining a school of the future that fosters creativity instead of conformity.  Including an introduction to the "Experience Workshop's Tower of Creativity: Building Up Learning Communities" by Kristof Fenyvesi.

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Leonard Sommer

4.05 PM

STUDENTS PANEL: Tomorrow´s Learning – New Tools, New Formats, New Possibilities

Psychologist and TikTok influencer Etrit Asllani reflects on the learning possibilities opened up by new tools and formats which are already at everyone’s fingertips, and discusses these with students.

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Etrit Asllani

4.40 PM

EXPERTS PANEL: Digital Learning at School – Future Opportunities & Risks

Insights into the future of digital education, with wide-ranging perspectives from the Teacher of the Year in Sweden 2020, the Head of Education at a pre-eminent international school, a GenZ social media entrepreneur, & a well-known ambassador for digital learning.

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Clark Parsons

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Angela Mitra

speaker-3

Joshua Bach

speaker-4

Philippe Longchamps

speaker-5

Stephanie zu Guttenberg

5.10 PM

Break

5.25 PM

Individualized Learning – AI For Adaptivity

A perspective on how artificial intelligence can aid the learning process, putting the students’ needs at the center of didactic considerations.

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Holger Horz

5.45 PM

Search & Digital Learning – A Research Perspective

How can an everyday activity – the Internet Search – become a learning process, and foster critical and creative learning?

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Andreas Dengel

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Amalja Mair

6.05 PM

STUDENTS PANEL: Search & Digital Learning – What is the Dilemma?

Cyberculturist Marc Bodmer leads a panel discussion with pupils of various ages about their experiences with search and its impact on learning. Hear directly from the students about their challenges, needs and expectations for the future of search, to easily find relevant knowledge and spark their learning experience.

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Marc Bodmer

6.30 PM

Transforming Education for The Age of Digital Symbiosis

Our backward-looking, analogue education systems are facing the arrival of the immersive digital age: how do we welcome this challenge?

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Cornelia Möhrlen

6.55 PM

Closing Remarks

Introduction to the Dutch Artist Gijs van Bon and his Vision of the kinetic art performance "Enlighten Education“ and invitation to the reception.

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Amalja Mair

7.00 - 10.00 PM

Reception

Food, Drinks, & Networking

7.00 - 10.00 PM

Art - Enlighten Education

Follow along with Nyx, the nightwriter, as glowing text is written before you, expressing the wishes for the future of education from children around the world. (Outdoor, in Front of the Obersee Bilingual School)

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Gijs van Bon

the wishes of children for the future of learning glowing in the dark

ART PERFORMANCE ENLIGHTEN EDUCATION

Illuminating What Today's Children Want For Tomorrow's Learning 
With his kinetic nightwriter, Nyx, Gijs van Bon will stage his extraordinary art performance around the Obersee Bilingual School on the evening of the event. Students from around the world will submit their wishes for a school of the future before Tomorrow’s Learner Summit. These inspiring wishes will be revealed as they are written on the ground in glowing sand. Nyx will lead the readers through the darkness, illuminated by the children’s vision of the future.

SCHEDULE DETAILS Kids & Teens Program

On-site at Obersee Bilingual School

4.00 - 5.30 PM

Virtual Pet Show

Program your own digital pet to be the cutest, funniest and most talented pet around. Or create the most mischievous and scary pet on the block. You decide what you want it to be - our virtual pet show is your stage!

Ages: 7-9

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Andreas Dengel

4.30 - 6.00 PM

#FakeIt

Learn how to spot fake news. Create your own fake news social media posts and try to fool your classmates, parents, and the education/tech experts.

Ages: 10+

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Etrit Asllani

4.30 - 6.00 PM

Experience Workshop’s Tower of Creativity

Join together to build a meters-high Warka Water Tower, translating from a digital design to a real-world build. Explore and manipulate the structure using your own mobile and the open-access GeoGebra AR-app.

Ages: 6+

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Kristof Fenyvesi

All programs will be on-site at OBS.  Childcare will be provided from 5:30 – 9:00pm CET.

After the Kids & Teens Program, students are welcome to enjoy the Kids & Teens Dinner, and then join their parents to view the art performance “Enlighten Education”.

For more information about the Kids & Teens Program, click HERE.

Thank you to all our wonderful speakers for inspiring us

CHECK OUT OUR Speakers

Tanja Alvesalo

Joint Head of School, Obersee Bilingual School

Etrit Asllani

Social Media Influencer, KeinFakeNews

Joshua Bach

Co-CEO & Co-Founder, PlayTheHype

Marc Bodmer

Journalist & Cyberculture Editor

Andreas Dengel

Professor for Computer Science Education, Goethe University Frankfurt

Kristof Fenyvesi

Researcher of STEAM Learning, Finnish Institute for Educational Research

Stephanie zu Guttenberg

Co-Owner, BG3000

Holger Horz

Executive Director, Academy for Ed Research & Teacher Training, Goethe University

Philippe Longchamps

Teacher of the Year in Sweden 2020, Bilingual Montessori School of Lund

Amalja Mair

Managing Director, Digiscovery – Digital School Foundation

Angela Mitra

Joint Head of School, Head of Education, Obersee Bilingual School

Cornelia Möhrlen

CEO, Bold Brains

Patrick Newell

Founder, 21 Foundation & Tokyo International School

Clark Parsons

Managing Director, Internet Economy Foundation

Leonard Sommer

Author, Classroom Thinktank

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  •  Clark Parsons 3.00 PM
    Clark Parsons

    Welcome & Kick-Off

    Moderator Clark Parsons kicks off the event. With an introduction by the host, Digiscovery, and the location host, Obersee Bilingual School.

  •  Patrick Newell 3.10 PM
    Patrick Newell

    KEYNOTE: Creative Collective Intelligence (CCI)

    How can we create synergy between (Nature/Humans) 1 + 1 (Exponential Technology) = 11 (Highest level of CCI)?

  •  Leonard Sommer 3.45 PM
    Leonard Sommer

    Classroom Thinktank – What Schools Can Learn from the Global Creative Industry

    Insights from research to encourage dialogue and shared resources between Creative Industries and Education. Launching the German Edition of his book, with ideas from 100+ creatives, education futurists & thought leaders from 35 countries imagining a school of the future that fosters creativity instead of conformity.  Including an introduction to the "Experience Workshop's Tower of Creativity: Building Up Learning Communities" by Kristof Fenyvesi.

  •  Etrit Asllani 4.05 PM
    Etrit Asllani

    STUDENTS PANEL: Tomorrow´s Learning – New Tools, New Formats, New Possibilities

    Psychologist and TikTok influencer Etrit Asllani reflects on the learning possibilities opened up by new tools and formats which are already at everyone’s fingertips, and discusses these with students.

  •  Andreas Dengel 4.00 - 5.30 PM
    Andreas Dengel

    Virtual Pet Show

    Program your own digital pet to be the cutest, funniest and most talented pet around. Or create the most mischievous and scary pet on the block. You decide what you want it to be - our virtual pet show is your stage!

    Ages: 7-9

  •  Etrit Asllani 4.30 - 6.00 PM
    Etrit Asllani

    #FakeIt

    Learn how to spot fake news. Create your own fake news social media posts and try to fool your classmates, parents, and the education/tech experts.

    Ages: 10+

  •  Kristof Fenyvesi 4.30 - 6.00 PM
    Kristof Fenyvesi

    Experience Workshop’s Tower of Creativity

    Join together to build a meters-high Warka Water Tower, translating from a digital design to a real-world build. Explore and manipulate the structure using your own mobile and the open-access GeoGebra AR-app.

    Ages: 6+

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