November 23, 2010

Learning Without Frontiers 2011: last tickets available


Learning Without Frontiers - Disruption, Innovation and Learning, this January 9-11, just before monster education show BETT, is a must-attend to kick off your education technology year, and the last of 2000 tickets for the event are on sale now.

And if you buy your Premium Pass before November 30th you will get an iPad thrown in to your ticket pass, a ticket to the March "Evening With Sir Ken Robinson" event and a seat at the Learning Without Frontiers Awards. Get in now before they get snapped up!

I'll be at the event, capturing as much as possible on the blog and my YouTube channel.

LWF 2011 will bring together the equally high demand Handheld Learning, Game Based Learning and Digital Safety that Graham Brown-Martin and his partners have put together over the past four years. The Sunday Service on January 9th will provide a festival atmosphere for all the family, with a chance to trial the latest games and take part in a grand TeachMeet. Speakers will bring their expertise, research and classroom-based stories from the world of games-based learning, mobile technology and social media for learning:

  • Jimmy Wales, Founder, Wikipedia
  • Karen Cator, Director of Educational Technology, US Department of Education
  • Theodore Gray, co-founder, Wolfram Research
  • Iris Lapinski, Director CDI Europe & Apps for Good
  • Ed Vaizey MP, UK Minister for Communications, Culture and the Creative Industries
  • Lord David Puttnam of Queensgate, CBE
  • David McCandless, Author & Information Designer, Information is Beautiful
  • David Yarnton, General Manager, Nintendo UK
  • Josie Fraser, Social & Educational Technologist
  • Tim Rylands, Award-winning Educator
  • Stephen Heppell,
  • Tom Chatfield, author, Fun Inc.
  • Derek Robertson, Consolarium at Learning & Teaching Scotland
  • David Yarnton, General Manager, Nintendo UK
  • Ray Maguire, Managing Director, Sony Computer Entertainment UK
  • David Braben, CEO, Frontier Developments
  • Alex Evans, co-founder, Media Molecule
  • David Samuelson, EVP Games & Augmented Reality, Pearson
  • Dawn Hallybone, Senior Teacher, Oakdale Junior School
, and star of the latest Nintendo DS adverts
  • Professor Andrew Blake, Managing Director, Microsoft Research Cambridge
  • Evan Roth, artist & researcher, Graffiti Research Lab
  • Saul Nassé, Controller BBC Learning
  • Genevieve Shore, CIO & Director of Digital Strategy, Pearson Plc

Take a look at video from previous events to see the world class speakers on offer, and grab your Premium Pass ticket and free iPad before November 30th. Other cheaper tickets are also available at the moment.



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Ewan McIntosh is the founder of NoTosh, the no-nonsense company that makes accessible the creative process required to innovate: to find meaningful problems and solve them.

Ewan wrote How To Come Up With Great Ideas and Actually Make Them Happen, a manual that does what is says for education leaders, innovators and people who want to be both.

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School leaders and innovators struggle to make the most of educators' and students' potential. My team at NoTosh cut the time and cost of making significant change in physical spaces, digital and curricular innovation programmes. We work long term to help make that change last, even as educators come and go.

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