From the organizers (and make sure to check out the research strand, which I will be coordinating):
Just a note to let members of this list know that the Handheld Learning 2009 Conference site is now online at:
This is the world’s number one conference focused on learning, teaching and mobile computing.
The theme this year is “creativity, innovation, inclusion & transformation“
This years confirmed speakers include:
- Malcolm McLaren, agent provocateur and artist
- James Paul Gee, Presidential Professor of Literacy Studies at Arizona State University
- Gordon Shukwit, Director of IT and Learning Technologies, Apple Inc
- Dr David Cavallo, Chief Learning Architect, OLPC
- Sir Tim Brighouse, Former Commissioner for London Schools
- Tim Rylands, Teacher and Innovator
- John Davitt, International Learning Advocate
- Donald Clark, e-Learning Entrepreneur
Conference dates are 5th – 7th October with the free to attend Festival Day on Monday 5th October featuring favourite sessions including:
- Learners Y Factor
- Pecha Kucha for 21st Century Educators
- The Handheld Learning Awards for Innovation
Early bird registrations receive a FREE Apple iPod Touch to keep and use during the conference.
Conference supporters include Apple & Nintendo with others soon to be announced.
Hope to see some of you there for another exciting conference!