Aga Khan Foundation @ CogX 2020
We are delighted to be participating in this year’s CogX; one of the world’s leading technology summits.
Usually taking place in London’s King’s Cross, this year CogX will be virtual and will be the biggest, most inclusive and forward-thinking online gathering of leaders, CEOs, entrepreneurs, scientists, artists and activists in the world, all trying answer the question: “How to get the next 10 years right?”
Speakers include Jane Goodall, John Kerry, Tony Blair, Matt Hancock, Martha Lane Fox as well as the Aga Khan Foundation’s Matt Reed and Andrew Cunningham. Details about Matt and Andy’s talks as follows:
COVID-19 and the SDGs: The impact of the pandemic and lockdown on developing countries.
Wednesday 10 June | 3pm – 3:45pm, followed by a Q&A at 4pm.
Dr. Matt Reed – Global Director of Institutional Partnerships, Aga Khan Foundation, & CEO, AKF (UK)
Gail Gallie – Co-founder, Project Everyone
Adrian Lovett – President & CEO, WWW Foundation
Edie Lush (moderator) – Author, Executive Editor of Hub Culture, Communication Trainer and MC
Education 4.0: What will schools of the future look like?
Wednesday 10 June | 10am – 10:45am, followed by a Q&A at 11am.
From robot teachers leading classrooms in the future to the current trend of AI personalised learning, the world of the classroom looks set to rapidly change. We ask how will classrooms transform in the future to represent Industry 4.0? And what could the global education industry do to better prepare and implement some of these new ideas & technologies.
Dr. Andrew Cunningham – Global Lead, Education, Aga Khan Foundation
Rose Luckin – Director, EDUCATE
Phil Smith – Chairman & Non-Executive Director, IQE
David Lefevre – Director, Edtech Lab, Imperial College Business School
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View the full CogX programme here.
Dr. Matt Reed Global Director of Institutional Partnerships, Aga Khan Foundation and Chief Executive Officer, Aga Khan Foundation (United Kingdom)Dr. Matt ReedGlobal Director of Institutional Partnerships, Aga Khan Foundation and Chief Executive Officer, Aga Khan Foundation (United Kingdom)
As the Global Director of Institutional Partnerships for the Aga Khan Foundation, Matt coordinates all of AKF’s work with bilateral, multilateral, foundation and corporate partners worldwide. This includes resource mobilisation, relationship management, partner communications, grant management, and talent development to advance strategic priorities of the Aga Khan Development Network. He has been CEO of AKF in the UK since 2016.
Between 2013 and 2016, Matt led the Foundation’s work in India as its CEO, focusing AKF on the needs of marginalised communities, establishing significant new relationships, and launching multi-state programmes in education, financial inclusion, livelihoods, and water and sanitation. Earlier, Matt held the position of Director of Programmes for the Foundation in the UK. Previously, he worked at the Getty Research Institute, the Salzburg Seminar, the MacArthur Foundation, and Keck Graduate Institute at the Claremont Colleges.
As CEO in the UK, Matt has the additional responsibility for the Aga Khan Centre in London and building greater public awareness about the work of the broader Aga Khan Development Network.
Matt has a Ph.D. and M.A. in European History from Claremont Graduate University in Los Angeles and a BA in English, summa cum laude, from the University of Oklahoma.