5 Sessions We're Looking Forward To At The ASU+GSV Summit 2023
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5 Sessions We're Looking Forward To At The ASU+GSV Summit 2023

We’re gearing up to attend the 14th ASU+GSV Summit this April, where we are joining as one of the global companies selected to GSV Elite 200 representing the top early-stage startups in digital learning across the “Pre-K to Gray” space.

Deborah Quazzo, founder and managing partner of GSV, described the mission of the ASU+GSV Summit as a unique opportunity to bring together a diverse group of educators, corporate executives, aspiring education entrepreneurs, and foundation officers for engaging and energetic conversations about innovation and improving education:  “We have anecdotes of people who have transformed their classrooms, their schools, and their lives” based on their experience at the Summit.”

We’re certainly excited about the conversations and the connections at the Summit! In the run-up of the conference, we’re highlighting sessions of interest to us along the themes of integrating AI tools into the future of work.

Automation and AI Supercharging Learning in the Flow of Work

MONDAY, APRIL 17, 2023, 2:50 PM - 3:30 PM

Learning in the flow of work has gained increasing momentum over the last few years. But how do we take learning in the flow of work to the next level to drive more meaningful outcomes and skills transformation? What does the rise of AI and the potential for automation mean for this powerful mode of learning? 

Join Kevin Zhang, a Principal at GSV Ventures as he moderates a panel composed of Brandon Sammut, Chief People Officer at Zapier, Ken Babcock, CEO and Co-founder of Tango, Melanie Fellay, CEO of Spekit, and Christina Yu, Chief Marketing Officer of NovoEd who are transforming learning in the flow of work. 

Skills-Based Organizations: a Fireside Chat with Josh Bersin and David Blake

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 19, 2023, 11:00 AM  - 11:40 AM

Join us for an engaging fireside chat featuring Josh Bersin, a distinguished expert in HR and workforce learning innovation, as he interviews David Blake, the Founder & CEO of Degreed. Together, they will uncover the significance of skills-driven organizations in shaping the future of work and enhancing talent development strategies. Their discussion will emphasize the essential role of skills intelligence in propelling organizational success and accelerating employee growth.

Join HR-expert Josh Bersin as he interviews David Blake, the founder and CEO of upskilling platform Degreed as they explore the importance of skills-driven organizations in the future of work.

The Global Evolution of Mastery-Based Learning

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 19, 2023, 10:10 AM - 10:50 AM

This panel will delve into the crucial role of mastery-based learning in workforce training and development to attain significant outcomes. Mastery-based learning enables individuals to deeply understand a topic and apply what they have learned to relevant professional projects. This panel will provide examples of how companies can implement mastery-based learning in their training and development programs and the positive outcomes like increased retention, improved job performance, career mobility, and more.

Join Jenny Dearborn, founder of Actionable Analytics as she moderates a panel composed of David Blake, CEO and Founder of Degreed, Julia Stiglitz, CEO and Co-founder of CoRise, Scott Kinney, CEO of NovoEd, Joybroto Ganguly, Founder of AntWalk, and Ulrik Juul Christensen, Chairman and CEO of Area9 Lyceum as they explore the role that mastery-based plays in learning and workforce training. 

Frontier Tech: How Can Corporate L&D Support Jobs of Tomorrow?

TUESDAY, APRIL 18, 2023, 11:00 AM - 11:40 AM

Jobs in 10 years will look very different from jobs today. Digital transformation has affected one billion jobs. Megatrends like AI and climate change are opening completely new categories of careers. Join this panel of innovators and corporate learning leaders discussing how L&D can support the jobs of tomorrow.

Join Saurabh Sanghvi, who works as a partner at McKinsey and leads their education and economic development work, as he moderates a panel composed of Molly Nagler, Chief Learning Officer at PepsiCo, Anshuman Bapna, CEO of Terra.do, Praveen Kaushik, Senior Director of People Systems at VISA, and Rob Lauber, CEO of XLO Global LLC, as they explore the topics of digital transformation, L&D, and what they mean for the future of work. 

Solutions that Scale in Emerging Markets 

MONDAY, APRIL 17, 2023, 2:50 PM - 3:30 PM

By 2050, 85% of the world’s young people will live in Africa and Asia.  In an interconnected world rife with challenges from climate change to peace and security, their education is a matter of urgency and opportunity.  This panel showcases educational solutions that are making a large impact.  We will discuss the conditions that facilitate scaling of solutions, and how these are changing in many parts of the world.

Join Christopher Thomas, the Director of Partnerships at the Yidan Prize Foundation, as he moderates a panel composed of Amy Klement, Managing Partner of Imaginable Futures, Anat Agarwal, Chief Platform Officer of 2U and Founder of edx 2U, Joseph Nsengimana, Director of the Centre for Innovative Teaching and Learning in ICT at MasterCard foundation, Kathy Perkins, Director of PhET Interactive Simulations at the University of Colorado Boulder, and Geetha Murali, CEO of Room to Read, as they discuss educational solutions that make big impacts all over the world.  

We’re excited to be joining the ASU+GSV Summit this year as a part of the Elite200 startups, and we will be at the Startup Expo on Tuesday April 18th at 4pm in the Grand Hall A. Come visit us at our booth and chat about the future of mastery-based learning and what we're doing to make the future of learning even better. We can't wait to see you!