Feb. 4–6 2015 – CICG, Geneva, Switzerland

The Future of Learning

Curated by the Lift community
Fri, Feb. 06 2015 - 10:30 to 12:00
Room 3 (Floor 0)
  • Director of Brain and Learning Lab, Psychology and Education Sciences (FPSE), University of Geneva
  • Associate Professor of social studies of science and medicine at the University of Lausanne
  • CEO - Executive Director of swissnex Brazil
  • Director, Educational Development and Technology, ETH Zurich
  • Executive Director – Chaire Edgar Morin de la Complexité, ESSEC Paris
  • Youngest Swiss university student of all times
  • Academic Director of the EPFL Center for Digital Education

Masterclass by swissnex, description: This masterclass aims to inspire participants to collectively brainstorm what the future of learning might look like. With leading experts who are shaping today’s educational landscape, the class gives a “tour d’horizon”, examining the evolution of current models, and explores the technologies that have the power to change the way people learn.

This journey from the present into the future will help the audience to understand new opportunities, as well as challenges for society, from the impact on human capital to the evolution of traditional educational institutions. This masterclass is presented by swissnex, whose global network and expertise in education and innovation will bring in perspectives from around the world in order to imagine the future of learning in its global dimension.

This masterclass is presented to you by the swissnex network.



10:30 – 10:40 : Trailer “global perspective about learning” - Overview of the current and future challenges in learning and/or education from the different swissnex locations

10:40 – 11:00 : Keynote speaker: “How innovation changes the way we learn” by Pierre Dillenbourg

11:00 – 11:55 : Panel discussion about how technological advances are impacting education and learning, generating both new opportunities and challenges for society

11:55- 12:00 Closing session: Opinions about the future of learning by the youngest Swiss university student of all times, Maximilian Janisch