Sir Ken Robinson announced as #heweb18 keynote
The HighEdWeb Annual Conference is known for hosting the BEST presenters, and we are proud to continue this tradition with our HighEdWeb 2018 Wednesday keynote speaker:
Sir Ken Robinson!
An internationally recognized authority in creativity and innovation, in education and business, Sir Ken Robinson (@sirkenrobinson) is also one of the world’s leading speakers. Videos of his famous talks to the prestigious TED Conference are the most viewed in the history of the organization, and have been seen by an estimated 300 million people in over 150 countries.
Sir Ken has received numerous awards and recognitions for his groundbreaking contributions, and in 2003 received a knighthood from Queen Elizabeth II for services to the arts. He led a national commission on creativity, education and the economy for the UK Government, was the central figure in developing a strategy for creative and economic development as part of the Peace Process in Northern Ireland, and was one of four international advisors to the Singapore Government for a strategy to become the creative hub of southeast Asia.
Sir Ken is the author of New York Times best sellers The Element: How Finding Your Passion Changes Everything and Finding Your Element: How to Discover Your Talents and Passions and Transform Your Life, as well as Out of Our Minds: Learning to be Creative. His latest work, Creative Schools: The Grassroots Revolution That’s Transforming Education, includes groundbreaking research and tackles the critical issue of how to transform the nation’s troubled educational system.