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Feb. 22 - 24, 2019 Ft. Lauderdale, FL #NearpodTransform

For educators who want to connect, learn, share, and... Transform Teaching. Together.

Nearpod Transform 2019

About the conference

  • Speakers
  • Why attend?
  • Tickets
  • About the venue

Featured Speakers

Speakers at Nearpod Transform 2019

Governor Beverly E. Perdue

Gov. of NC, 2009-13

Founder and Chair, digiLEARN

Speakers at Nearpod Transform 2019

Guido Kovalskys

Co-Founder and CEO, Nearpod

Why attend Nearpod Transform 2019?

Why attend?

Raise the anchor and hoist the sails. It's time to cruise into the future of education! Join the Nearpod crew, the PioNears, and hundreds of education leaders across the world for Nearpod Transform 2019. Learn about what’s new and upcoming in Ed Tech and with Nearpod, collaborate with your peers, and learn from thought leaders in the Ed Tech space. The agenda will cover a variety of topics pertaining to teachers, coaches, and administrators. Topics will include technology, curriculum, and professional development.

Nearpod Transform 2019 conference ticket

Tickets

The registration fee is $185 and includes full conference access, meals/drinks throughout the event, and two evening receptions. Breakfast, lunch, and dinner to be provided (Fri evening to Sun afternoon).

Register now!

Pier Sixty-Six Hotel & Marina conference venue

About the Venue

The iconic Pier Sixty-Six Hotel & Marina is set on 22 tropically-landscaped acres surrounded by the intercoastal waters of Ft. Lauderdale. Enjoy breathtaking views from virtually every angle! The hotel is within minutes of the airport, downtown, and the beach. Take in everything your host city has to offer!

  • Featured Speakers

    Speakers at Nearpod Transform 2019

    Governor Beverly E. Perdue

    Gov. of NC, 2009-13

    Founder, digiLEARN

    Speakers at Nearpod Transform 2019

    Guido Kovalskys

    Co-Founder and CEO, Nearpod

  • Why attend Nearpod Transform 2019?

    Why attend?

    Raise the anchor and hoist the sails. It's time to cruise into the future of education! Join the Nearpod crew, the PioNears, and hundreds of education leaders across the world for Nearpod Transform 2019. Learn about what’s new and upcoming in Ed Tech and with Nearpod, collaborate with your peers, and learn from thought leaders in the Ed Tech space. The agenda will cover a variety of topics pertaining to teachers, coaches, and administrators. Topics will include technology, curriculum, and professional development.

  • Nearpod Transform 2019 conference ticket

    Tickets

    The registration fee is $185 and includes full conference access, meals/drinks throughout the event, and two evening receptions. Breakfast, lunch, and dinner to be provided (Fri evening to Sun afternoon).

    Register now!

  • Pier Sixty-Six Hotel & Marina conference venue

    About the Venue

    The iconic Pier Sixty-Six Hotel & Marina is set on 22 tropically-landscaped acres surrounded by the intercoastal waters of Ft. Lauderdale. Enjoy breathtaking views from virtually every angle! The hotel is within minutes of the airport, downtown, and the beach. Take in everything your host city has to offer!

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Nearpod Transform Preview 2019

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Agenda at a glance 1

  • February 22nd
    • 12:00 PM

      PioNear pre-conference

    • 7:00 PM

      Welcome Reception

  • February 23rd
    • 7:30 AM

      Breakfast & registration

    • 9:00 AM

      Keynotes & group activities

    • 12:00 PM

      Lunch

    • 1:00 PM

      Breakout sessions

    • 6:30 PM

      Evening Reception

  • February 24th
    • 7:30 AM

      Breakfast

    • 9:00 AM

      Keynote

    • 10:00 AM

      Breakout Sessions

    • 12:00 PM

      Closing

    • 12:30 PM

      Lunch

    • 1:30 PM

      Unconference

1 - Agenda is subject to change

Breakout tracks and sessions

  • Compass

    Innovation & leadership: Charting the course

    This track includes topics such as enacting large scale change within your district or school, instituting effective PD programs for educators, and creating a strong technology ecosystem to support your education goals. It is recommended for school and district leaders.

    Sessions will include...

    • Developing the crew: Using Nearpod for Teacher PD
    • Not all classrooms have four walls: Lessons from visiting 30+ schools in 20+ countries
    • Turning the ship: Implementing change as an Administrator
  • Treasure

    Technology treasure chest

    Calling all edtech enthusiasts - this track is for you! We will cover Nearpod and other technologies. Session topics will include app smashing, Nearpod basic and advanced concepts, and more. There will be lots of opportunities to share best practices and “play” with your fellow technofiles.

    Sessions will include...

    • Anchor your integrations: Using Nearpod with your Learning Management System or Productivity Suite
    • All Aboard! App Smashing with Nearpod
    • Propel your Nearpod lessons with Hyperdocs
  • Boat

    Tech & curriculum: The wind beneath my sails

    This track explores the bridge between technology and curriculum. It includes sessions on topics such as differentiated learning, technology adoption models, and 21st century learning. It is recommended for both teachers and administrators.

    Sessions will include...

    • Subject submerge: How Nearpod can be used across the map
    • Follow your compass: Differentiated learning with Nearpod
    • Nearpod & Project Based Learning: An educational treasure hunt
  • Nearpod Logo

    Stow away with the Nearpod crew: An inside look at Nearpod

    This track includes special sessions hosted by the Nearpod team. It is recommended for those who want in-depth insight into Nearpod’s company, platform, and content.

    Sessions will include...

    • Building the ship: Nearpod product development roadmap
    • Nearpod content: Navigate the sea of possibilities
    • Step into the Captain’s quarters: Q&A with Nearpod founders

Attendee resources

  • Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport (FLL) is a 10-minute drive from the venue. You can also fly into Miami International Airport (MIA), located 30 miles south, or Palm Beach International Airport (PBI), located 50 miles north.
  • A block of rooms has been reserved at Pier Sixty-Six Hotel & Marina at the conference rate of $239 per night + tax & fees. Call 866-254-8878 and mention Nearpod or click here to book your room.
  • Need help obtaining approval and budget to attend Nearpod Transform? Download our justification letter template here.
  • After the conference, you may request a certificate stating you completed 10 instructional hours. We suggest you check with your school or district regarding whether this will count towards your continuing education units. For questions, or to request your certificate (after the conference), email transformconference@nearpod.com.
  • For conference-related questions, email us at transformconference@nearpod.com or reach out to your Nearpod representative.

What PioNears are saying2

  • PioNear Summit attendee Casey Hall

    Open quotes icon Had such an incredible weekend spent collaborating with inspiring educators at the @nearpod #PioNearSummit!!! Wouldn’t have missed it for the world! #transformingteachingtogether Close quotes icon

    Casey Hall

  • PioNear Summit attendee Greg Macer

    Open quotes icon Great innovations being shared at the #PioNearSummit @nearpod has come such a long way and has truly changed the game in the classroom! Close quotes icon

    Greg Macer

  • PioNear Summit attendee Paul Hutton

    Open quotes icon Work hard, play hard. @nearpod know how to throw a good party... and #PioNearSummit #stepuptothemic Close quotes icon

    Paul Hutton

2 - PioNears are Nearpod’s community of Ed Tech leaders and enthusiasts.