Daniel Pink to Open First Annual authorspeak

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Best-Selling Author to Keynote

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Daniel Pink is a thought leader, he motivates audiences and inspires them to action.

Authorspeak, a three day conference which features the nation’s top 99 authors and experts in K-12 education, has announced that Daniel Pink, best-selling author of A Whole New Mind and Drive, will serve as the opening keynote speaker at 8 a.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 1, at the JW Marriott in Indianapolis. For more information, visit http://www.authorspeak2011.com.

The author of 4 books about the changing world of work, Pink will open the conference with an address on education, creativity and the motivation of students and teachers. Pink’s books have been translated into 32 languages and have sold more than one million copies worldwide. His articles on business and technology regularly appear in publications including the New York Times, Harvard Business Review, Fast Company, and Wired.

“Daniel Pink is a thought leader, he motivates audiences and inspires them to action,” said Jeff Jones, President and CEO of Solution Tree. “It is a great complement to the work our authors and facilitators do with educators throughout the year and a great way to kick off authorspeak.”

The conference will continue with 99 of the nation’s leading education experts coming together to share their cutting-edge research with educators from all over the world. Attendees will have the opportunity to further examine each of ten strands with fellow educators and authors during networking spaces and collaborative sessions throughout the 3 day event.

About authorspeak
Authorspeak is a professional development conference taking place November 1-3, at the JW Mariott in Indianapolis and hosted by Solution Tree. Over 3 days, 99 of the nation’s leading education authors and experts will share their cutting-edge research with educators from all over the world. Top authors include, Sheryl Nussbaum Beach, Rob Mancabelli, Eric Sheninger, Dylan Wiliam, Anthony Muhammad, Ruby Payne, Timothy Rasinski, Will Richardson, Carol Ann Tomlinson, Skip Fennell, Robert Marzano, Meg Ormiston, Douglas Reeves, and Rick and Becky DuFour. For a full list of authors and topics, visit http://www.authorspeak.com.

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