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Facts and Topics at NEST 2011

One venue. One question. Three round table themes. This was the setting that guided the conversations at NEST 2011 in Hong Kong. Read on to explore the original facts and topics.

On November 11-13, 2011, an extraordinary list of 75 participants gathered to tackle the question: "How ICT can accelerate the evolution of 21st Century learning for everyone, everywhere?" This thought, along with the subjects below, served as the common departure point for their discussions.

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Discussion Leaders

Leading economist and Columbia University Professor Jeffrey Sachs lends his unique insights into the challenges and possibilities of overcoming educational hurdles in global development.
Professor Mitra's groundbreaking research on new technology-enabled learning methods has earned him a reputation as a leading scholar in the field of Minimally Invasive Education - a theme he explored at NEST 2011.
During the inaugural NEST Forum, President Bill Clinton shared his views on the power of creative networks of innovation to empower learning and education in the 21st Century.
Under the discussion theme, Redefining Education, British MP David Miliband shared his thoughts on the evolution - and revolutions - within the field of education.
At NEST 2011, Professor Richard Fletcher of MIT Media Lab explored the possibilities of new user interfaces and innovative business models in the field of learning.