Dennis Kambeitz

Founder / CEO, Robots.Education

Dennis is recognized as a world leader in robotics and computer science education. He has helped more than 20,000 educators understand how robotics and AI will transform the workplace, and has trained hundreds of educators on best practices for teaching robotics. His strategies for increasing engagement in robotics and programming courses have been developed through direct interaction with more than 18,000 students, and have proven successful across all grades and levels of academic ability. Schools that follow Dennis’s recommendations have seen enrollment in robotics and computer science programs increase by more than 1000%. His presentations have been described as “Paradigm changing” and “Something ALL educators needs to see”.

GESS Talks Arena

14 November 2021 | 14:30 - 14:50 | English | Building a High-Tech Culture in Your Schools

As artificial intelligence and robotics redefine the workplace, building a high-tech culture within your school is becoming increasingly important.  From students to faculty to the broader educational community, it's critical that all stakeholders have a strong understanding of the paradigm shift that is occurring in society.  Building a high-tech mindset and culture within our schools creates an environment where educators and students are deeply invested in the learning process and working together towards a better future.

In this session, Dennis will discuss the importance of building a high-tech culture and share success stories and lessons learned from his experiences in classrooms across North America and abroad.

Future Transformation Zone

15 November 2021 | 14:50 - 15:10 | English | Robotics and A.I. - 20 Minutes that Change Everything

The coming decade will be defined by the largest workforce transition in the history of mankind Millions of jobs will be lost to technology, while millions of new jobs will be created. Simultaneously, a significant number of remaining jobs will evolve and people with high-tech skills will have a significant advantage across all industries Will your students be ready? In this session, we'll: - Detail the impact that Robotics and AI will have on society - Explain why ALL students need robotics literacy - Reveal tips to significantly increase enrollment in robotics and programming This session has been described as “Paradigm changing” and has drawn strong praise from educators: “The session made me understand how far-reaching robotics are becoming. We have to change our educational structure to include all students in robotics/STEM” - Joanne Sgroi, Tech Specialist “Absolutely increased my knowledge and was incredibly valuable” - Kyle Larson, Principal


GESS Talks Arena

15 November 2021 | 15:30 - 16:30 | English | The Future of Education

During this panel session four experienced panellists will put forward their unique vision for the future of education.