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
Nivine Megahed, Ph. D.
Dr. Graeme Atherton

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

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*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

Contact

 

 

Iara Arai Aldape
Event Coordinator

 

 

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