Innovative Learning Conference - 2017
2017 Speakers
The list of speakers will continue to be updated. Check back for more. 

Greg Amrofell
Partner, Intentional Futures

 Mark Applebaum

 Professor of Music, Stanford University

 Susan Assouline

   Director, Belin-Blank Center
   Professor, Psychological and Quantitative Foundations
   University of Iowa, College of Education

 Warren Berger
A More Beautiful Question
 (Thursday & Friday)

 Jo Boaler 
 Professor, Stanford University, Graduate School of Education
 (Thursday & Friday)

 Martin Boroson
 One Moment Meditation

 Pete Bowers

 Founder, WordWorks Literacy Centre

 Peter C. Brown

 Author, Make It Stick: The Science of Successful Learning

 Dr. Nadine Burke-Harris
 Founder, Center for Youth Wellness

 Nicholas Colangelo

 University of Iowa, College of Education
 (Thursday & Friday)

Rich Crandall
Director, Intentional Futures

 William Damon
 Professor and Director, Stanford Center on Adolescence
 Stanford University

 Keith Devlin 
 Co-founder & Executive Director, H-STAR institute; co-founder, Stanford Media X research network
 Stanford University

 K. Anders Ericsson
 Professor of Psychology, Florida State University

David Flink
Eye to Eye

 Phillipe Goldin
 Assistant Professor, UC Davis, Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing

David Gould 
Director of Programming, Belin-Blank Center
University of Iowa
(Thursday & Friday)

Ned Hallowell
Child and Adult Psychiatrist, Learning Differences Expert
Founder of The Hallowell Centers

 Fumiko Hoeft
 Associate Professor, Director of BrainLENS (Laboratory of Educational NeuroScience)
 UCSF School of Medicine

 Sandra Kaplan

 Professor of Clinical Education, USC-Rossier School of Education
 (Thursday & Friday)

 Heidi Kasevich

 Director of Quiet Education, Quiet Revolution

Dacher Keltner
  Professor, UC Berkeley
  Founder, Greater Good Science Center

 Barbara Kerr
 Williamson Family Distinguished Professor of Counseling, Psychology
 University of Kansas

Mark Kushner
Impact School, Tahoe Expedition Academy

Robert Landau
Director of Hawai'i Association of Independent Schools
(Thursday & Friday)

David Levy
Professor, Information School, University of Washington

Catherine Lewis
Mills College
(Thursday & Friday)

 Charles Limb 

  Professor, UCSF 


 Julie Lythcott-Haims
  Motivational Speaker, Educator
  Author, Real American: A Memoir and How to Raise an Adult

Kevin Mattingly
Professor, Columbia University Teachers College

 Bruce McCandliss
  Professor, Stanford University, Graduate School of Education

 Dr. Lisa Miller 
  Professor, Psychology and Education, Columbia University, Teachers College
  Director, Clinical Psychology Program
  Founder, Spirituality Mind Body Institute

 Michael Nachbar

 Director, Global Online Academy

 Sally Reis
 Vice Provost for Academic Affairs, University of Connecticut

 Elizabeth Rood
  Vice President of Education Strategy, Bay Area Discovery Museum
  Director, Center for Childhood Creativity, Bay Area Discovery Museum
  (Thursday & Friday)

Larry Rosenstock
High Tech High

 Bernie Roth

 Founder, Stanford
 Author, The Achievement Habit

 Robert Sapolsky
  Professor, Stanford University School of Medicine
  Author, Why Zebras Don't Get Ulcers and Behave: The Biology of Humans at Our Best and Worst

 Catherine Steiner-Adair

 Clinical psychologist, school consultant, motivational speaker
 Author, The Big Disconnect: Protecting Childhood and Family Relationships in the Digital Age

 Akihiko Takahashi

 Professor, DePaul University, College of Education
 (Thursday & Friday)

Gia Truong 
Envision Education

Melina Uncapher
Assistant Professor of Neurology, UCSF
Director of Education Program, Neuroscape

Topher White
Conservation Technologist, Rainforest Connection

 Daniel Willingham

 Professor of Psychology, University of Virginia

 Susie Wise

 K12 Lab Network Director, Stanford

Jamil Zaki

Professor of Psychology, Stanford University