Conference Keynotes and Presentations
Looking for a special needs ICT speaker for your conference? Ian has delivered invited keynote presentations and seminars at major special needs / ICT conferences around the world where his unique style of delivering powerful, thought provoking messages and practical examples of good practice through classroom anecdotes and great humor continues to delight and challenge audiences.

"A major ambassador for ICT and special educational needs, both in the UK and abroad, Ian is hugely respected and widely admired and has made a significant contribution to the understanding of the use of technology with children and young people with complex needs. An excellent and hugely entertaining speaker, trainer and a thorough professional, I cannot recommend Ian too highly.”
Terry Waller - Head of Inclusion Policy, BECTa

"At last! A real teacher who knows the problems and pitfalls. An excellent talk, lively and entertaining which made me realise that there are so many ways to unlock children’s potential."
Delegate - Derby City ICT Conference

"Ian Bean was an excellent choice as the last speaker of the day. A refreshing and stimulating realistic approach to ICT for children with special needs."
Delegate - Spectronics ILT Conference

Online delivery via video conferencing tools 
Ian has delivered keynote speeches and workshop sessions at major conferences around the world via video conferencing tools, most recently in Belarus, The Russian Federation and China.

Conference Seminars and Workshops
Looking to add excitement to the special needs strand of your ICT or education conference? Ian has delivered hands-on workshops and seminars at conferences and events around the world for over twenty years. Delegates value his common sense, practical approach to using technology to meet the communication and learning needs of young people with severe and complex needs. If you would like further information about the exciting presentations, workshops and seminars Ian can deliver at your conference, please visit our contact page.

Embedding Technology
Keynote Speech
Spectronics ILT Conference
Brisbane Australia 2010

The Killer App
Keynote Speech
Spectronics ILT Conference
Brisbane Australia 2012

Finding Motovation
Keynote Speech
ATAAC Conference
Zagreb Croatia 2017