Events-The Simon Initiative - Carnegie Mellon University

Simon Initiative Events

To disseminate the latest in learning science research and to encourage the exchange of ideas, the Simon Initiative features numerous symposiums and lectures.

Upcoming Events

Summer School

Simon Initiative Summer School

July 10 – 14, 2017


LearnLab Corporate Partners Meeting

May 18 – 19, 2017

Eberly Center

How Does Active Learning Impact Critical Thinking, Creativity and Innovation?

May 15 – 18, 2017

Claudia Brovetto

Making Education Relevant for Students: The Case of Uruguay

May 5, 2017

Past Events

Jean-Pierre Bourguignon

Simon Initiative Distinguished Lecture: Scientists, Power and the Power of Scientists

April 18, 2017

Marie Cini

Next Generation Technologically-Enabled Post-Secondary Education

April 10, 2017

Teaching Machines

Simon Initiative Reading Club

March 24, 2017

Join the Simon Initiative for a discussion on chapters two and three of Bill Ferster's "Teaching Machines" from 3 - 4 p.m. in BH 154-A. The Reading Club intends to meet every other Friday at 3 p.m. For more information, contact Shayan Doroudi.

Simon Reading Club

Inaugural Meeting of the Simon Initiative Reading Club

February 22, 2017

Joan Ferrini-Mundy

Shaping Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Learning for Tomorrow: Challenges and Opportunities

November 15, 2016

Dept of English

Transforming Writing through Technology

October 27, 2016

Maggie Braun

Teaching & Learning Summit

October 14, 2016

Harvey Fineberg

Simon Lecturer: Keep Patients First as Tech Changes Medicine

March 4, 2016

First Simon Lunch

The First Simon Lunch

December 3, 2015

Bob Moses

An Evening with Bob Moses, Civil Rights Legend and Education Activist

October 15, 2015

Marsha Lovett

xTalk: Learning Engineering with Marsha Lovett and Norman Bier

April 27, 2015

Freeman Hrabowski III

Dr. King's Dream and the American University with Freeman A. Hrabowski, III

January 26, 2015

GLC Inaugural Meeting in Pittsburgh, PA

Inaugural Meeting of the Global Learning Council

Sept 4-5, 2014

Sal Khan

Education Reimagined with Sal Khan

April 3, 2014

Carl Wieman

Taking a Scientific Approach to Science Education with Carl Wieman

January 31, 2014

World Economic Forum Logo

Simon at the World Economic Forum

January 22—25, 2014