Shindig — Future Trends Forum with WSJ’s Doug Belkin
06/04/2018

Objective
Doug Belkin, Higher Education Reporter at The Wall Street Journal, appeared on Bryan Alexander’s Future Trends Forum to discuss the pressing issues at the crossroads of education and technology. The weekly interactive online video chat discussion features interviews and audience Q&As with practitioners in the field sharing their expertise and experiences in edtech.
Strategy
Bryan Alexander promotes the event with a weekly blog post highlighting the current week's special guest. In addition, the guests promote the event through email blasts and social media. Increased weekly attendance is further supported by giving attendees the opportunity to pose their own questions by taking the stage via video chat in the final 20 minutes of each session.
Results
Future Trends Forum is approaching its second year with 72 events aired, and the level of guests and topics continue to expand. On May 24, 2018, Bryan hosted Doug Belkin, Higher Education Reporter at The Wall Street Journal, to share his expertise on the major forces reshaping universities' sustainability and the role technology can play in making colleges more affordable.