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Schmidt Family Digital Technologies Lectureship

The focus of the Schmidt Family Digital Technologies Lectureship is to explore advances in digital learning and their applicability to innovation and practice in the Vanderbilt University School of Engineering. Doug Schmidt, professor of electrical engineering and computer science, and his parents, retired Navy Capt. Raymond P. Schmidt and Roberta R. Schmidt, created the lectureship.


November 19 - Scott Augenbaum, former FBI Special Agent, Cyber Division, Consultant and Cybercrime Expert 
"Cybercrime: How To Prepare So You Don't Become The Next Victim"


November 15 - David E. Wilson, vice president of Product Marketing, Academic, Customer Education, Software
National Instruments Corporation
"Knowledge on Demand"


April 13 - George Siemens, Ph.D., executive director of the Learning Innovation and Networked Knowledge Research Lab
University of Texas, Arlington
"The Future of Learning: Digital, Data-driven, and Distributed"


April 7 - Jeffrey Selingo, author and journalist
"College (Un)Bound: The Future of Higher Education"