Cengage Learning Thought Leaders to Speak on Edtech Innovation at LearnLaunch’s 2016 Across Boundaries Conference


What: In an ongoing commitment to advance the way students learn and support Boston’s thriving entrepreneurial culture, Cengage Learning, a leading Boston-based global education and technology company,  will join more than 700 educators, administrators, entrepreneurs and industry experts at LearnLaunch’s Annual Conference: Across Boundaries: From Digitizing Past Practice to Personalized Learning.

The conference, co-hosted with Harvard Graduate School of Education and Harvard Business School, aims to promote dialogue about digital learning by bringing together a diverse set of voices to discuss the most challenging questions facing teachers and the edtech industry today.

Who: Two Cengage Learning senior leaders will participate in panel discussions around the transforming education landscape.

Dawn Gerrain, Senior Vice President of Skills and Global Product Management, will speak on a panel titled: Trends in Continuing Ed: Adult Learning, which will examine emerging innovations to support the millions of adults seeking high school degrees or post-secondary certifications.

Tom Caswell, Learning Engineer at Learning Objects, a part of Cengage Learning, will participate in a panel titled: The Software to Support Competency-Based Learning, which will discuss systems available to support faculty, students and administrators as we move towards mastery based learning.

When: January 21 – 22, 2016

Trends in Continuing Ed: Adult Learning, Thursday January 21, 2016, 10:30am

The Software to Support Competency-Based Learning, Friday January 22, 2016, 2:15pm


Where: Harvard Business School

117 Western Avenue

Boston, MA 02163


Registration is required for this conference.  To learn more and view a full schedule of events, click here.


About Cengage Learning

Cengage Learning is a leading educational content, technology, and services company for the higher education and K-12, professional and library markets worldwide. The company provides superior content, personalized services and course-driven digital solutions that accelerate student engagement and transform the learning experience. Cengage Learning is headquartered in Boston, MA with an office hub located in San Francisco, CA. Cengage Learning employees reside in nearly 40 different countries with company sales in more than 125 countries around the world. www.cengage.com.

About LearnLaunch

LearnLaunch is dedicated to connecting, supporting, and growing the education technology ecosystem to drive innovation and transform learning. We are a vibrant community, delivering educational events, a selective accelerator program and a collaborative co-working space. We are based in Boston, a world education hub. For more information, visit www.learnlaunch.com and follow LearnLaunch on Twitter @learnlaunch