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Written by Gaggle
on December 19, 2016

While you can stay on top of most everything going on in edtech by reading blogs, listening to podcasts and following social media, sometimes you just have to get out and see things for yourself.

We’ve compiled a list of some of the best edtech events, conferences and workshops to put on your calendar in 2017.

1-2016EdSurge Summits

Riverside, CA: January 20-21, 2017
North Carolina Triangle: February 10-11, 2017
Tri-State Area: March 21, 2017
Great Lakes: April 28-29, 2017

EdSurge hosts regional summits throughout the year that bring both educators and entrepreneurs together to discuss and share ideas about technology in K-12 schools.

2-2016AASA
March 2-4, 2017, New Orleans, LA

AASA is hosted by the School Superintendents Association and brings together leaders from across the country to collaborate on a variety of topics concerning the future of education.

3-2016SXSWedu
March 6-9, 2017, Austin, TX

One of the most popular edtech events around, SXSWedu is an experience within itself. There are hundreds of panels and interactive events with plenty, and we mean plenty, of great networking opportunities.

4-2016Blended and Personalized Learning Conference
March 31 - April 1, 2017, Providence, RI

This conference offers an opportunity to participate in interactive sessions that focus on personalized education. Hear stories and challenges from other educators along with new ideas and approaches.

5-2016OLC Innovate
April 5-7, 2017, New Orleans, LA

The Online Learning Consortium (OLC) hosts its annual conference on various topics covering the broad spectrum of online learning. There's also a virtual track for those who can’t attend in person.

6-2016iPADPALOOZA
June 5-8, 2017, Austin, TX

Another edtech event in Austin, Texas, iPadpalooza focuses on incorporating tablets into the learning experience.

7-2016Learning Forward
December 2-6, 2017, Orlando, FL

The Learning Forward conference explores the learning landscapes to improve student performance and success.

With hundreds of events to choose from, we know that this list barely scratches the surface of the face-to-face learning opportunities available to you. Do you have any to add? And don’t forget to find out where Gaggle will be throughout 2017 and stop by to say hello. Have a safe and happy holiday season!

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