The University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) is ranked as one of the top universities in the world. The university is one of the "Public Ivies", a publicly funded university considered as providing a quality of education comparable to those of the Ivy League.

Fifteen Nobel laureates, one Fields Medalist, and two Turing Award winners have been affiliated with the university as faculty, researchers, or alumni.


Dr. Judea Pearl, UCLA Professor of Computer Science and a recent recipient of the Turing Award, the highest distinction in the field of computer science (the "Nobel Prize of computing"), will deliver the keynote on the subject of Artificial Intelligence at IMMERSION 2014 (the global Immersive Education Summit). Dr. Pearl created the representational and computational foundation for the processing of information under uncertainty. His pioneering work in artificial intelligence is today the foundation of Google searches, credit card fraud detection, automated speech detection, and...

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Immersive Education Summit Speakers

Speakers at iED Summits have included faculty, researchers, staff, administrators and professionals from Boston College, Harvard University (Harvard Graduate School of Education; Berkman Center for Internet and Society at Harvard Law School; Harvard Kennedy School of Government; Harvard University Interactive Media Group), Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), MIT Media Lab, The Smithsonian Institution, UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization), United States Department of Education, National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, IBM, Temple University, Stanford University, Teacher’s College at Columbia University, Cornell UniversityOracle, Sun Microsystems, Turner Broadcasting, University of Colorado Boulder, Gates Planetarium, Carnegie Museum of Natural History, Intel Corporation, Carnegie Mellon University, Stanford University, University of Notre Dame, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Emerson College, Imperial College London (UK), University of Zurich (Switzerland), realXtend Foundation (Finland), The MOFET Institute (Israel), Keio University (Japan), National University of Singapore (NUS), Coventry University (UK), Curtin University (Australia), Giunti Labs (Italy), European Learning Industry Group, Open University (UK), Universidad Carlos III de Madrid (Spain), University of Oulu (Finland), Royal Institute of Technology (Sweden), École Nationale Supérieure des Arts Décoratifs (EnsAD; France), Interdisciplinary Center Herzliya (Israel), Graz University of Technology (Austria), University of Ulster (Ireland), National Board of Education (Finland), Eindhoven University of Technology (Netherlands), University of West of Scotland (UK) , University of St. Andrews (Scotland), University of Essex (UK), Universidad Complutense de Madrid (Spain), Ministry of Gender, Health and Social Policies (Andalucía, Spain), Manchester Business School (UK), City of Oulu (Finland), University of Vienna (Austria), University of Barcelona (Spain), Government of New South Wales (Australia), Eötvös Loránd Tudományegyetem (Hungary), Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS; Brazil), Universidad Politécnica de Madrid (Spain), and many more world-class organizations.

For more details visit the official iED Summit website at summit.ImmersiveEducation.org