AcademixDirect Among Industry Experts Invited to Discuss the Future of Education at Leading CES Education Conference

2014 International CES

LAS VEGAS--()--AcademixDirect, a leading innovator in education marketing today announced that CEO, Karen Francis will be speaking at Transforming EDU - a one-day Summit during the International 2014 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) with the goal of driving innovation for the education industry.

During the conference Francis will participate in the panel to discuss the convergence of Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs), hybrid online/offline and post-college solutions and how it is poised to set the education system on a trajectory of massive change. Understanding this disruption will be critical for students, educators and colleges alike.

Last year, AcademixDirect acquired CourseTalk, the leading search, discovery and sharing site for learners to explore the broadest array of online courses offered on the planet. “At CourseTalk, we connect students not only with individual course opportunities but also with universities, professors and other students through an engaging, social and interactive user experience,” said Karen Francis, Chairman and CEO of AcademixDirect. “With our understanding about how members interact on CourseTalk, I am excited to be a part of the Transforming EDU panel at CES and will discuss how the education market is changing for everyone.”

WHAT:
Panel: Is College As We Know It Obsolete

Transforming EDU is a one-day summit and four-day exhibition with the goal to transform your thinking about tomorrow’s classroom from today’s thought leaders. http://transformingedu.com/2014-agenda/

WHO:
Karen Francis, Chairman and CEO of AcademixDirect, parent company to CourseTalk

WHEN:
Thursday, January 9, 2014 at 9:00 a.m. Pacific

WHERE:
Transforming EDU takes place at the International 2014 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) and is located in the North Hall of the Las Vegas Convention Center, Room N256

About AcademixDirect

As the leading innovator in education marketing, AcademixDirect, is a trusted partner creating tailored solutions to improve university enrollment. AcademixDirect is the parent company to CourseTalk, the world’s most comprehensive catalog of online courses and student-powered reviews. AcademixDirect strives to innovate better ways to attract, engage and connect students with the academic institutions that will help them achieve their educational goals. Through utilizing advanced technologies and a focused, customer-centric approach, AcademixDirect cultivates better ways to connect students with the schools and resources that they need to grow and succeed.

Contacts

for AcademixDirect
Andy Steen, 408-406-1432
andy.steen@biteglobal.com

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AcademixDirect, a leading innovator in education marketing today announced that CEO, Karen Francis will be speaking at Transforming EDU - a one-day Summit during the International 2014 CES

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for AcademixDirect
Andy Steen, 408-406-1432
andy.steen@biteglobal.com