Innovation in Education: Strategies for Sustainable Success
VCU Associate Vice Provost for Innovation and Executive Director, Garret Westlake will speak at the Adobe Max conference on Tuesday, October 18, 2022, 4:00-4:30pm EST.
Discover how Associate Vice Provost for Innovation Garret Westlake, a design-thinking dyslexic who grew up hating school, is reinventing the future of higher education at Virginia Commonwealth University. Imagine classrooms grounded in empathy and imagination, designed to meet the needs of users — not the systems that exist today. Garret will discuss what he considers a dangerous overreliance on optimization and explore strategies for innovation that yield sustainable success.
How do you balance optimization and innovation? Garret’s session will cover:
- Aligning goals with appropriate optimization and innovation strategies
- Embracing empathy and design thinking as catalysts for improving innovation
- Advancing educational goals through innovation
October 18 – 20, 2022
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