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April 13 – April 15, 2024 | 12:00 am–12:00 am PDT

AI is transforming our world rapidly—supporting learning leaders across the education and skills sector, from the classroom to the dorm room to the board room. In this new frontier, the AIR Show offers a glimpse into the future where AI is as pervasive and essential as the AIR we breathe.

The inaugural AIR Show @ ASU+GSV, April 13-15, 2024, at the San Diego Convention Center, illuminates the transformative future of AI and learning. This immersive exposition brings educators, entrepreneurs, investors, policymakers, and technologists together to explore how artificial intelligence is revolutionizing the education landscape. Hosted in conjunction with the 15th Annual ASU+GSV Summit, the AIR Show will showcase 100+ AI exhibitors, keynotes, workshops, product demos, courses, sessions, and more.

Catch Us At The Event!

We’re thrilled to be attending and participating in a few of the amazing sessions! Be sure to find one of the following Getting Smart team members to say hi:

Supercharging Real World Learning With AI. How gen AI helps learners co-author community-connected projects

April 14 | 10:30-11:10 am

Discover how generative AI is revolutionizing real-world learning by enabling students to co-author projects that deeply connect with their communities. Hear how two schools are using technology not only as a tool for learning but as a partner in creating meaningful, impactful work. We’ll share how it empowers learners to design projects that reflect their skills, ideas, and aspirations, enabling them to build dynamic portfolios that showcase their unique contributions to real-world challenges. We’ll explore the ways in which generative AI amplifies students’ abilities to innovate, collaborate, and make a difference, preparing them for a future where their education directly contributes to college and career readiness, and the advancement of their communities.


  • Robyn MacNair (Santa Ana Unified School District)
  • Nate McClennen (Getting Smart)

Supercharging Teaching With AI. How gen AI can help teachers design and support powerful learning experiences

April 14 | 1:50-2:30pm

More than just a tool, AI can become an integral member of your educational team, freeing up your time to focus on what matters most: building meaningful relationships and rediscovering the art and joy of teaching.  With your new Educator’s AI Toolkit, designed to infuse generative AI seamlessly into your workflow we will practice innovative strategies to elevate assessments from papers to engaging project-based experiences and turn traditional lessons into dynamic learning adventures. Your take-home toolkit will make AI a collaborative partner enhancing both your professional skills and your students’ learning experiences.


  • Dr. Denise Maduli-Williams (San Diego Miramar College)
  • Tara Menghini (Knox Gifted Academy)
  • Nate McClennen (Getting Smart)

Is There a Different Way: A Design Thinking Approach to AI Integration

April 14 | 2:40 -3:20 pm

How might we design systems that are human-centered and technology-driven? In this session you’ll learn how four organizations used a design thinking approach to AI integration to turn information into innovation. Learn how they fostered an environment where teachers, students, staff, and leaders cultivate the mindset and skills to embrace AI as a collaborative partner, enhancing creativity, building trust, and amplifying their human advantage. This session not only invites you to envision deeply human-centered systems—where technology strengthens empathy and connection—but also encourages you to bring your questions and engage directly with the transformative potential of AI in education.


  • Dr. Sonia Llamas (Orange County Department of Education)
  • Dr. Ramon Miramontes (Orange County Department of Education)
  • Jerry Almendarez (Santa Ana Unified School District)
  • Dr. Lorraine Perez (Santa Ana Unified School District)
  • Bianca Barquin (Santa Ana Unified School District)
  • Dianna Torres (Santa Ana Unified School District)
  • Tom Vander Ark (Getting Smart)
  • Sabba Quidwai (Designing Schools)
  • Kris Hagel (Peninsula School District)

Irrelevant or Irreplaceable: The Superpowers That Will Shape Your Contribution in an AI World

April 15 | 3:25-3:45

As the lines between human and machine capabilities continue to blur join us to help answer:

What are the skills and mindsets that define our human advantage? This isn’t just a technology question, it’s a human question that gives everyone the opportunity to redefine their role and impact in an AI world. We’ll share where AI is now, where it is headed in the future, and the qualities that will make you irreplaceable.


  • Tom Vander Ark (Getting Smart)

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