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COLUMBUS, OH, January 27, 2014 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Jack Uldrich (www.jumpthecurve.net), highly regarded as one of the world's leading trends experts, and dubbed as "America's Chief Unlearning Officer," will kick start this year's prestigious Ohio Educational Technology Conference held in Columbus, January 27th-30th.
Uldrich, who has presented keynote speeches for such noteworthy events as SingTel's CIO Days in Hong Kong, and the European Association of International Educators in Istanbul, and clients PepsiCo, United Healthcare and Bausch and Lomb, will lead the conference with his address entitled "Why Future Trends in Higher Education Demand Unlearning Today." (A sample of his talk on "unlearning" can be viewed here: Futurist Jack Uldrich on Why Future Trends in Health Care Demand Unlearning.)
Uldrich's presentation will serve as the perfect entree to the OETC 2014 three day conference where opportunities to share and learn best practices, network, and acquire resources to propel learning through technology, will take place throughout the course of the event. In his speech Uldrich will tackle subject matter ranging from information and communication technologies, robotics, cloud computing, next generation mobile and social technologies, artificial intelligence, nanotechnology, genomics, wearable technologies, the "Internet of Things" and "Big Data."
The talk is specifically geared to provide OETC's attendees with a solid foundation upon which they can take action to create their own successful futures. In addition to covering future trends, Uldrich will also provide an overview of how technological change and enhanced mobility is rapidly changing the expectations and behavior of students, teachers, parents and administration, and in the process, upending long-standing educational models. Throughout the presentation, Uldrich will use vivid analogies, memorable stories, videos and games drawn from a wide spectrum of industries, to ensure his message of change is both inspirational and applicable.
His material is drawn from his two latest books; the Bellwether Award winning "Foresight 2020: A Futurist Explores the Trends Transforming Tomorrow" and "Higher Unlearning: 39 Post-Requisite Lessons for Achieving a Successful Future." He will also give a sneak preview of material from his forthcoming book, "Business as Unusual: How to Future-Proof Yourself Against Tomorrow's Transformational Trends." A synopsis of some of Uldrich's ideas on tomorrow's transformational technologies can be found in this Forbes article, 10 Game-Changing Technological Trends Transforming the World of Tomorrow.
Parties interested in learning more about Jack Uldrich, his books, his daily blog or his speaking availability are encouraged to visit his website at: http://www.jumpthecurve.net. Media wishing to know more about the events or interviewing Jack may contact Catherine Glynn.
Uldrich is a renowned global futurist, technology forecaster, best-selling author, editor of the monthly newsletter, The Exponential Executive, and host of the award-winning website, http://www.jumpthecurve.net. He is currently represented by a number of professional speakers' bureaus, including Leading Authorities.
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