8:00-8:30    Introduction and objectives

8:30-9:30     Workforce needs by industry and government

9:30-10:30     Higher education challenges and opportunities (IU, UTA, UniSA, UPenn)

10:30-11:00     Break

11:00-12:00    
Katy Börner: Empowering Instructors in Learning Management Systems: Interactive Heat Map Analytics Dashboards
Michael Ginda: Visualizing Learner Engagement, Performance, and Trajectories to Evaluate and Optimize Online Course Design

12:00-1:00    Lunch

1:00-2:00  Cory Newell: Digital Learning and Student Success: The Unquestionable Need for Convergence
Claudia Mazziotti: Towards Scaling-Up Adaptive Educational Technologies in Schools

2:00-2:30    Break

2:30-3:30     Industry, funding, higher education panel

3:30-4:30    Group breakouts: models of convergence and knowledge development

4:30-5:00     Wrap up, planning for next steps