CHECK OUT MICROSOFT ON THE STAGE AT BETT MEA!

Check out Microsoft on the Stage at Bett MEA!

Microsoft are taking to the stages to deliver inspiring content and industry insight at Bett MEA this year. See and hear about the latest product releases, see demonstrations and discover ways you can unlock learning in your students!

Check out the Microsoft Sessions below!

Day 1: Monday 22 April 2019, Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre, Abu Dhabi, UAE

Bett MEA Leadership Summit 2019

10:35am -11:15am

  • Future of Learning

Anthony Salcito, Vice-President of Microsoft Worldwide Education

K-12 Leadership Workshop

11:45am- 12:30pm

Leveraging Future-Ready Skills and Employability Solutions for Student Success

Industry connections for schools and implementation of skills-based, employability focused college and career readiness programs in education are gaining increased priority among government, business and education leaders. Learn how Microsoft is partnering with schools to address the technical talent gap, student skills and credentialing outcomes, future economic growth and workforce preparedness in countries around the world and through the region. This session will highlight the latest data and trends surrounding skills, STEM education, employability and careers as well as spotlight best practices and partnership solutions to help support student learning pathways aligned to the future workforce and in bringing modern technical and employability skills curricula and program solutions into K-12 education to support students and educators.

Jeff Johnson, Senior Business Development Manager, Future-Ready Skills and Employability Programs, Worldwide Public Sector Education, Microsoft Corporation, USA

 

Day 2: Tuesday 23 April 2019, Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre, Abu Dhabi, UAE

Post 16 (Higher and Vocational Education)

12:00pm- 12:45pm

The Future of Work;  Discussion on the ever changing skills landscape, how Universities can future-proof their graduates and prepare them for the jobs of the future.

The modern workplace continues to evolve as we enter the 4th Industrial Revolution. The impacts of globalization, digital transformation and the entry of generation Z is changing how our workforces operate. Student and graduate needs are also evolving with the inclusion of new technologies and ways of working. During this session we will highlight the latest data and insights surrounding skills and employability. Learn how Microsoft and LinkedIn are partnering with Universities around the world to anticipate talent needs, bridge the skill gap and improve graduate outcomes.

Nicola Doherty, Head of Academic, Government & Venture Markets EMEA, LinkedIn, Ireland

Jeff Johnson, Senior Business Development Manager, Future-Ready Skills and Employability Programs, Worldwide Public Sector Education, Microsoft Corporation, USA