Audience

The intended audience of ICOT Miami is broad by design. It includes anyone who has a stake in teaching others how to think and learn anywhere in the world including Florida and the United States, as well as from abroad, including the Caribbean, Central America and South America, Europe, Africa, Asia and Australia.

The conference welcomes:

  • Educators, researchers and scholars from all fields
  • Students, administrators and parents
  • Government officials and public servants
  • Social and business entrepreneurs
  • Designers

Value to Educators, Researchers and Scholars from all fields

ICOT Miami will challenge and provoke educators to address what guides their education goals; how does society confront civic, moral and ethical problems; how to foster thoughtful learning and understanding across disciplines; what type of graduates do employers expect from schools; how to prepare students for jobs that do not exist now; how to prepare citizens to solve global issues creatively and innovatively.

Value to Students

Through ICOT Miami, students will have access to local, national and international scholars, researchers and leaders on thinking, who draw upon a variety of disciplines, providing invaluable insight on developing the skills needed to identify the challenges and opportunities of an increasingly interconnected world, and addressing them creatively, cooperatively and constructively.

Value to Parents

ICOT Miami offers parents a forum to address and discuss the thinking dispositions necessary for their children to be creative and innovative citizens who are prepared to solve local and global challenges in the 21st century.

Value to Social and Business Entrepreneurs

ICOT Miami offers social and business entrepreneurs access to local, national and international talent that can identify the challenges and opportunities of an increasingly interconnected world, and who can address them creatively, cooperatively and constructively.

Value to Government Officials and Public Servants

ICOT Miami offers a forum for government
officials and public servants to create and promote a political arena driven by thinking, innovation and ethical approaches.