- The IFE Conference organized by Tecnológico de Monterrey’s Institute for the Future of Education, supports over 250 events and activities designed to explore challenges and opportunities in educational innovation, bringing together specialists from more than 27 countries and over three thousand attendees.
MONTERREY, Mexico, Jan. 23, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Tecnológico de Monterrey’s Institute for the Future of Education (IFE) celebrates the tenth edition of the IFE Conference in Monterrey, the most prominent educational innovation congress in the Spanish-speaking world. With the theme “Education in the Age of Artificial Intelligence,” the event brings together world-class educational leaders, entrepreneurs, and top international experts to discuss the growing use of artificial intelligence in higher education. Through these conversations it seeks to positively influence educational quality and make it more accessible to the global population.
With over 250 scheduled activities, the congress will provide a unique space for learning, collaboration, and innovation. In this edition, more than 170 educational research and innovation projects from 30 countries were received. These projects address five themes: Educational Trends, Technologies for Education, Academic Innovation in Health, Management of Educational Innovation, and Lifelong Learning.
“At Tecnológico de Monterrey, we hold a firm belief that through education, research, and collaboration, we can shape a world that is more prosperous, sustainable, and equitable. We are researching innovative educational methods that can break down barriers, establish more inclusive and pertinent institutions, and offer broader and more impactful opportunities. Events like this one propel us towards a brighter educational future and lay the groundwork for learning to become a transformative power for all,” emphasized Juan Pablo Murra, Rector of Professional and Postgraduate Studies at Tecnológico de Monterrey.
In addition, Michael J.L. Fung, Executive Director of the Institute for the Future of Education, noted that to effectively address the diverse challenges and disruptions of the world, it is essential to implement timely changes in the realm of learning and knowledge. This involves integrating artificial intelligence and technology, fostering lifelong studies, and enhancing the development of skills within educational programs.
Throughout the congress, events such as the Artificial Intelligence in Education Summit, the IFE EdTech Summit, and the Cyber-Physical Learning Alliance will also take place. These activities will enhance the experience of the IFE Conference through a detailed dive into specific topics.
This year, the congress has been noticeably enriched by the diversity and depth of the content being presented. This will consolidate the IFE Conference as a globally significant event and position it as an essential reference point in the field of higher education, especially in the context of the increasing influence of artificial intelligence.
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About Tecnológico de Monterrey
Tecnológico de Monterrey (http://www.tec.mx) is a private nonprofit multi-campus university system founded in 1943, and distinguished globally for its academic excellence, innovation in education, entrepreneurship, and global vision, along with its deep engagement with industry and employers. With a presence across 33 municipalities and 20 Mexican states, the institution has more than 62,000 enrolled undergraduate and graduate students, almost 7,000 faculty members, and more than 27,000 high school students served by 2,500 professors. The institution has been accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACSCOC) since 1950. According to the QS World University Rankings (2024), Tecnológico de Monterrey ranks 184th globally and among the top 29 private universities worldwide. The Times Higher Education Latin America University Rankings (2023) ranks the institution 1st in Mexico and 4th in Latin America, and The Global University Employability Ranking places the institution 1st in Latin America and 78st globally. The Princeton Review & Entrepreneur magazine ranking of Top Schools for Entrepreneurship Ranking (2023), places the institution as 6th for undergraduate entrepreneurship programs. Tecnológico de Monterrey belongs to several prestigious global networks including, the Association of Pacific Rim Universities (APRU), Universitas 21 (U21), and The Worldwide Universities Network (WUN), among others.
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