The first annual Google in Education Minnesota Summit is almost here! This event promises to be an exciting day of learning and innovation in education!
We’re writing today to update you with some very important information you’ll need for this event.
Saturday, May 11th
8:00am - 4:30pm
Event Location & Parking
Edina High School, 6754 Valley View Road, Edina, MN 55439
Please park in the South lot or the North Lot and enter in Door 3. There is an additional parking lot to the East of Valley View Middle School that you can also use. See Parking map below.
Saturday Morning Registration, Continental Breakfast, and Keynote
Registration will open at 7:30 AM. During this time, we’ll also have a complimentary continental breakfast available for attendees.
The morning will kick off with a keynote from 8:30-9:30 AM. We’re excited that Jim Sill, a Google Certified Teacher and Apps Certified Trainer from California will be kicking off the event on Saturday morning.
The rest of the day will be filled with sessions on using Google tools in education. The full schedule of sessions is now available online - check out the program today to map out your schedule early!
Please note that we are a paperless conference and the most up-to-date program will be available online and you can pull it up at any moment on your smartphone, tablet or notebook.
Note that the website is generally mobile friendly. Also, look for the QR codes on signs around the event. A quick scan will take you directly to the program schedule.
Don’t have a QR code scanner? Simply search for “QR” in Google Play or the App Store and you’ll have many options to choose from.
A delicious lunch will be provided to all attendees on Saturday so plan on sticking around. You’ll have from 12:15-1:15 PM to eat, chat with colleagues and plan out the sessions you’ll attend in the afternoon. This is also a great time to check in with our awesome list of sponsors.
Demo Slam & Raffle
Plan now to join us for a Demo Slam session from 3:45 - 4:30 PM on Saturday afternoon. Presenters will be going head to head to show off some some of their favorite tools, features, and inspiring ideas for educational use.
After the demo slam we’ll also be giving away prizes from our sponsors and other Google swag!
7:30-8:30 Continental Breakfast - Edina Performing Arts Center
8:30-9:30 Keynote, Jim Sill
10:00 - 11:00 Session 1
11:15 - 12:15 Session 2
12:15 - 1:15 Lunch
1:15 - 2:15 Session 3
2:30 - 3:30 Session 4
3:45 - 4:30 Demo Slam - FICK Auditorium
At all times during the Summit, an open internet connection will be available to all attendees on the Edina Open network.
While we have planned extensively to ensure a high quality experience with sufficient bandwidth, we do ask that attendees personally limit the number of connected devices to the network whenever possible.
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During the Summit we’ll be tweeting and sharing to the #mngs hashtag on Twitter. We hope you’ll join us and share out what you’re learning at the Summit! For news on this Summit and other exciting Events by Flipped Education, circleFlipped Education on Google+ and follow us on Twitter @flippededu. You can also join the Flipped Education mailing list.
Please tell us who you are and where you’re coming from. This very quick survey will help us plan for the Summit! We appreciate your time and thank you in advance.
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