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!