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Learn, connect, and share at MyEducation BC Academy May 7-8, 2018 at the Sheraton Vancouver Airport Hotel in Richmond, BC. Click on "More Information" for details and registration information, or visit our Eventbrite ticket site. Agenda is not yet final and subject to change.

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Monday, May 7 • 9:00am - 10:00am
The Power and Promise of Data Analytics

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The potential of what can be achieved with analytics is tremendous, and it just keeps growing as
data continues to become a bigger part of our everyday life. Think about it: data is everywhere. It’s in our homes, computers, televisions, cars, cellphones... even our wristwatches. Businesses worldwide are revealing and acting on new insights from vast sets of data to re-imagine what’s possible for their organizations and industries.

In this session we will explore the power and promise of data analytics using cross-industry examples and explore the potential to apply these predictive analytic techniques to provide new insights and actions for educators and learners. Participants will be encouraged to participate through polling questions so please bring your mobile device and get ready to dive into the conversation!  

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Anne Saftich

Chief Education Officer, IBM K-12 Education Division, IBM Canada Ltd.
Anne Saftich has been with IBM Canada Ltd. for 33 years and has spent the past 28 years working in the education industry in Canada. Since joining the IBM K-12 Education team in 1990 she has worked with educational leaders and educators across Canada on the effective use of technology... Read More →

Monday May 7, 2018 9:00am - 10:00am PDT
Minoru Ballroom