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Theme: Learning from Past when Designing the Future

This event occurred on
November 16, 2013
1:30pm - 5:30pm CET
(UTC +1hr)
Norrköping, Östergötlands län

Three very distinguished live speakers this time:
* Why are so many of our Teachers and Schools so Successful?
John Hattie, Professor of Education and Director of the Melbourne Education Research Institute at the University of Melbourne, Australia. His meta-studies on what has an effect in school development is one of the hottest topics globally.
* Visualizing the Future.
Staffan Truvé, Chief Scientist and co-founder of Recorded Future, "specializing in web intelligence and predictive analytics". Staffan has spent the last 20 years working in the borderland between research and industry. Staffan was also highly involved in the development iof Spotfire.
* Žiga Turk, Professor at University of Ljubljana. Lead Researcher at European Research Projects.
Past: Minister for Education, Science, Culture and Sports at The Government of Republic of Slovenia
Visiting/Virtual Professor at CITA Ltd. Secretary General, Reflection Group on the Future of Europe at Council of the European Union.

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Norrköping, Östergötlands län, SE-60181
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John Hattie

Professor of Education and Director of the Melbourne Education Research Institute at the University of Melbourne, Australia
His research interests include performance indicators and evaluation in education, as well as creativity measurement and models of teaching and learning. He is a proponent of evidence based quantitative research methodologies on the influences on student achievement. Prior to his move to the University of Melbourne, Hattie was a member of the independent advisory group reporting to the New Zealand's Minister of Education on the national standards in reading, writing and maths for all primary school children in New Zealand. Hattie undertook the largest ever meta-analysis of quantitative measures of the effect of different factors on educational outcomes.[1] His book, Visible Learning, is the result of this study.

Staffan Truvé

Staffan Truvé is Chief Scientist and co-founder of Recorded Future.
Staffan Truvé is the co-founder and CTO of Recorded Future. He has co-founded over fifteen software companies, including visualization pioneer Spotfire (acquired by Tibco) and Appgate (now Cryptzone) for network security. Staffan holds a PhD in computer science from Chalmers University of Technology. He has been a visiting Fulbright Scholar at MIT. His research interests include threat intelligence, machine learning, natural language processing and information visualization. He is a member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences.

Žiga Turk

Vice Dean at University of Ljubljana, Slovenia
Žiga Turk holds degrees in computer science and structural engineering from University of Ljubljana, Slovenia, where he has been a professor and researcher in the field of engineering communication. In the past, Turk was the Slovenian Minister from Growth between 2007-2008, a Secretary General of the Reflection Group in the Future of Europe at the European Council in Brussels between 2009-2011, and the Slovenian Minister of Education, Science, Culture and Sports between 2012-2013. In the recent work he combines his background in technical sciences with experiences in the area of policymaking.

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Norrköping, Sweden


Norrköping, Sweden