Chief Digital Officer, Conservatoire National des Arts et M'tiers (Le Cnam)
Thierry Koscielniak is Chief Digital Officer at the Conservatoire National des Arts et M'tiers in Paris (Le Cnam). Le Cnam is the only public Higher Education institution dedicated to lifelong learning in France and is therefore deeply involved in distance online courses. As an expert in EdTech in Higher Education, Thierry keeps a technological watch and carries out research on digital learning and currently on the pedagogical uses of virtual reality and augmented reality. On behalf of Le Cnam, he is one of the founders of the France Immersive Learning skills centre and vice-president of FFFOD, the French forum of digital learning stakeholders. He is presently steering at Cnam the JENII project: Digital Immersive and Interactive Twins for Education and is promoting La M'taversit' concept. Thierry completed his PhD in computational chemistry at Paris Sorbonne University.