ABOUT WORLD FUTURE FORUM

Transitioning to Tomorrow: College and Career Readiness for Success

World Future Forum is an international conference that provides a platform for research and discussions of excellence in high school and the transition into higher education and career paths. Situated in Chicago, World Future Forum will bring together a diverse group of secondary and post-secondary educators, administrators, academics, and other professionals to enrich their knowledge of preparing students for today’s job market and workforce.

 

Speakers

World Future Forum 2019 will present high-level speakers, ranging from educators over top business leaders to researchers and policy makers.
*List will be updated as speakers confirm.
Alderman Joe Moore, Illinois, USA
Alderman Joe Moore - Illinois, USA
Nivine Megahed, Illinois, USA
Nivine Megahed, Ph. D. - Illinois, USA
Dr. Graeme Atherton, United Kingdom
Dr. Graeme Atherton - United Kingdom

Call for Papers

WORLD FUTURE FORUM 2019

We seek research papers in these interdependent areas:

 College Transition and Persistence
 Workforce Skills and Demands
 Next Generation High Schools
 College and Career Outcomes of High Schools
 Academic Preparation for College Readiness
 Student Debt
 Post-High School Challenges
 Technology and Innovation in Education

SUBMIT YOUR ABSTRACT

Schedule

*Academic papers will be presented during the breakout sessions.
*Poster presentations will be available throughout the conference.

 

Breakout sessions will be announced between December 7, 2018 and January 25, 2019 after blind-peer review by the editorial board. Click here for World Future Forum timeline.

*Small Round Table Discussion with industry experts is an optional addition and is $30.00.

(Each session is limited to 25 guests)

  1. Workforce Skills and Demands: Virginia Rounds, Industry Consortium for Advanced Technical Training (ICATT)
  2. Technology and Innovation in Education: Dr. Stacey Gonzales, Top 30 Technology Transformers &Trailblazers in 2017
  3. College Transition and Persistence: Elizabeth Houlihan, Director of the Office of First-Year Initiatives at the University of Illinois-Chicago
  4. Next Generation High Schools  

 

 

The cruise tour, dinner, and music on Thursday, April 25, 2019 is an optional addition to the conference and is $30.00.

  • 6:00-6:30 pm ​Trip ​to ​Navy ​Pier ​(Transportation ​will ​be ​provided and free)
  • 6:30-7:00 pm ​Boarding
  • ​7:00-9:30 pm ​Cruise, Full Buffet Dinner, and Music

VENUE

*Special discounted rates have been offered should you choose to stay in Palmer House Hilton Chicago.

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Registration

Regular Pass (November 1, 2018 - February 28, 2019)
$400
  • 2 breakfasts
  • 2 lunches
  • Mid-morning and afternoon coffee breaks
  • Admission to exhibit area
  • A printed copy of the conference program
Late Pass (March 1, 2019 - March 31, 2019)
$450
  • 2 breakfasts
  • 2 lunches
  • Mid-morning and afternoon coffee breaks
  • Admission to exhibit area
  • A printed copy of the conference program
Discounted Student Registration *verification of student status required
$250
  • 2 breakfasts
  • 2 lunches
  • Mid-morning and afternoon coffee breaks
  • Admission to exhibit area
  • A printed copy of the conference program

World Future Forum Resources

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Contact

 

 

Iara Arai Aldape
Event Coordinator

 

 

  •    1336 Basswood Road, Schaumburg, IL 60173 USA
  •   info@worldfutureforum.org
  •    (847) 227-9861