Handheld Learning 2009


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!

Kind regards


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