Wednesday 6 September 2017
Time: 4.15pm - 5.00pm
Enabling A Mobile First Education For The Classroom Of The Present & Future
Digital learning boosts student achievement and is vital to the modernization of school curriculums and long-term success of educators. The next-generation wireless classroom lets everyone thrive when they use Wi-Fi-enabled devices and apps that create a richer learning experience. Today’s classroom has more connected devices that are providing new ways to learn - virtual and augmented reality, robotics and credit card sized computers used to teach programming. Schools need a mobile first platform that integrates all aspects of the learning experience.
Mark Verbloot is the head of Solution Engineering for Aruba, a Hewlett Packard Company, South Pacific. Mark has over 25 years of technology and consultant experience in the networking industry specializing in Wi-Fi and mobility. During his time at Aruba Networks he has built a world class team of mobility engineers and mobility architects across the Asia Pacific region with a recent focus on Australia and New Zealand. He joined Aruba Networks when it first started in Australia in 2006 and has been intimately involved in many major mobility related projects in Education, Health , Government, Defence, Retail and Finance. Mark regularly publishes industry related articles and speaks at industry events. Prior to Aruba Networks he worked as a senior engineer at F5, Cisco, Arrowpoint and Xylan. Mark holds a B.Eng (honors) in computer systems from UTS