EdTech Sweden is the largest meeting place in the Nordics for adult learning and skills development. It is an initiative and a community dedicated to help Sweden regain pole position in edtech for higher education. Network and acquire new insights. Share best practice and discover new solutions.

Registration and coffee

Monday 09:00 - 09:30 Exhibition area

Welcome to Edtech Sweden 2018! Please come up to the counter to get your badge. Please have your ticket ready.

Welcome and about Edtech Sweden 2018.

Monday 09:30 - 09:40 Main stage

We open the conference and Ulf Skarin welcomes you to the days diffrent seminars.

Future: Meet learnability, the most critical business factor!

Lars Forseth
Monday 09:40 - 10:00 Main stage

Learnability affects the labor market on many levels, from recruitment, skills development and not least employer brand. Come challenge yourself to find out if you have the right skills for learnability!

Insight: Five superskills for success

Caroline Sahlborn
Monday 10:05 - 10:35 Main stage

Listen to Caroline Stiernstedt Sahlborn, Chairman at Ekskäret, sharing her knowledge about what you really need to learn to succeed in the future. With a background at Tällberg Foundation she has a vast experience in development and learning processes for companies and organizations.

Coffee Break & Networking

Monday 10:35 - 10:50 Exhibition area

We take a coffee break to stretch our legs, network and discuss what we just learned.

Trend: Welcome to an Exponential World!

Laila Pawlak
Monday 10:50 - 11:20 Main stage

The exponential development of technology and digitization are affecting humans, businesses, educational institutions and society at large. How do we best navigate these changes to be part of the solution rather than the problem? What questions - including the ethical - do we, as leaders and individuals, need to ask and answer, as we move into the future?  

Fireside: The future of digital learning platforms

Henrik Örnstedt, Joke Palmkvist, Matti Olofsson, Mikael Larsson
Monday 11:20 - 12:00 Main stage

Meet some of the most exciting actors in this area and hear how learning platforms for the future are designed.

Lunch & Networking

Monday 12:00 - 13:00 Exhibition area

We take a well deserved lunch break to stretch our legs, network and discuss what we just learned.

Designing extraordinary experiences

Laila Pawlak
Monday 13:00 - 13:45 Workshop Room T6
Break-out sessions | Monday 15 October 13.00-13.45

Join a workshop of how to give people what they really want in a world of exponential technology.

How to succeed in keeping talents - 21st Century skills development programs (for our ancient brains)

Henna Keränen, Anna Tebelius Bodin, Jenny Persson, Johan Westberg, Patrik Birgander
Monday 13:00 - 13:45 Workshop Room T4
Break-out sessions | Monday 15 October 13.00-13.45

Join our workshop and get new perspectives on how a successful skills development program could be designed, to benefit both organisations and individuals.

Prologue to the Future of Education

Iñaki Escudero, Hazel Escudero
Monday 13:00 - 13:45 Workshop Room T5
Break-out sessions | Monday 15 October 13.00-13.45

Let’s formulate the right questions that will help us understand a new generation of learners.

Short Break

Monday 13:45 - 14:00 Exhibition area

Case study: Smart tools for better learning

David Kofoed Wind, Kristian Collin Berge
Monday 14:00 - 14:45 Workshop Room T4
Break-out sessions | Monday 15 October 14.00-14.45

The constantly ongoing digitization opens up for new and more effective ways of learning. Meet two of most interesting nordic edtech startups, both with there own ideas of making education better.

How to Lead to Learn - a practical guide on building learning organizations

Tommie Cau, Henrik Örnstedt, Sofia Högman
Monday 14:00 - 14:45 Workshop Room T5
Break-out sessions | Monday 15 October 14.00-14.45

Mastering the quest for learning has never been more critical for business renewal and survival. But how do we do it? Join this Baloo workshop mixing inspiration and interaction with concrete real life examples on how to develop a constantly learning organisation.

Learn the essential skills to grow as a human being and as a team

Gabriella Grusell, Caroline Sahlborn
Monday 14:00 - 14:45 Workshop Room T6
Break-out sessions | Monday 15 October 14.00-14.45

There is a lot of buzz about the acronym VUCA as a way of describing a fast-changing and a more unpredictable world. VUCA stands for volatility, uncertainty, complexity och ambiguity, but what does it mean in practice?Welcome to an interactive workshop were we discuss how the VUCA world has affected us and how we can develop and grow with "superskills" for the 21st century. 

Coffee Break & Networking

Monday 14:45 - 15:15 Exhibition area

We take a coffee break to stretch our legs, network and discuss what we just learned.

Digital first - Learning in public sector in conversion

Lin Education, Gävle kommun
Monday 15:15 - 16:00 Main stage

In an increasingly fast-changing world, the ability of public organizations to redress and change in relation to the outside world will be increasingly important. This begins and ends with the employees ability and competence to constantly be adaptive and in constant learning. Lin Education, Gävle kommun

Insight: The five shifts of digital transformation

John Behrens
Monday 16:00 - 16:30 Main stage

Transforming education with digital tools requires more than an understanding of technology: it requires seeing and understanding the world differently. 

Future: Welcome to the learning society!

Moa Correia, Lisa Lindström
Monday 16:30 - 17:00 Main stage

What are the abilities that future talent need to master in a society where continuous development will be essential? The advancement of technology means we need new skills. Partly to be able to better work with technology, but also to put more emphasis on the human qualities that cannot be automated. 

AW & networking

Monday 17:00 - 18:00 Exhibition area

We spend the last hour networking and enjoying a great afterwork!