iED 2012 : BOSTON SUMMIT : JUNE 14-16 : Immersive Education Initiative



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2011 ARCHIVES:

FOLLOWING IS THE ARCHIVED 2011 EUROPEAN SUMMIT POSTER, MATERIALS AND SCHEDULE OF EVENTS


iED 2011 : Europe

IMMERSIVE EDUCATION INITIATIVE EUROPEAN SUMMIT
2011 November 28-29 at Universidad Carlos III de Madrid

The iED 2011 European Summit convenes Nov 28 at Universidad Carlos III de Madrid


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     PROGRAM OF EVENTS: PRESENTATIONS, PANELS AND WORKSHOPS
     PROCEEDINGS:  iED Europe Proceedings in PDF format (44MB)
    

     OFFICIAL ANNOUNCEMENT: iED 2011 EUROPEAN SUMMIT ANNOUNCED

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REGISTRATION: CLOSED

SPEAKERS: Speakers and panelists at Immersive Education Initiative Summits have included faculty, researchers, and administrators from The Grid Institute, Boston College, Loyola Marymount University, M.I.T. Media Lab, Harvard University, United States Department of Education, National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), Federation of American Scientists (FAS), The Smithsonian Institution, Sun Microsystems, Duke University, Southeast Kansas Education Service Center, Immersive Education High School, South Park Elementary, Cornell University, Amherst College, New Media Consortium, Kauffman Foundation, Boston Library Consortium, Montana State University, Boston Media High School, realXtend (Finland), The MOFET Institute (Israel), University of Aizu (Japan), Royal Institute of Technology (Sweden), University of Essex (UK), Coventry University (UK), Giunti Labs (Italy) and European Learning Industry Group, Open University (UK), and more. SEE ALSO: Programs from previous Summits (see ARCHIVES below), related Immersive Education Initiative conferences and events in addition to our news, videos, papers and presentation archives.


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FOLLOWING IS THE ARCHIVED 2011 BOSTON SUMMIT POSTER, MATERIALS AND SCHEDULE OF EVENTS


iED 2011 : Boston

IMMERSIVE EDUCATION INITIATIVE BOSTON SUMMIT
2011 May 13-15 at Boston College

The three-day Immersive Education 2011 Summit convenes May 13 at Boston College


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     PROGRAM OF EVENTS: PRESENTATIONS, PANELS AND WORKSHOPS
     SPECIAL SESSIONS:  FULL, AUGMENTED & MIXED REALITY (FAM)
    

     OFFICIAL ANNOUNCEMENT: iED 2011 BOSTON SUMMIT ANNOUNCED

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REGISTRATION: CLOSED

SPEAKERS: Speakers and panelists at Immersive Education Initiative Summits have included faculty, researchers, and administrators from The Grid Institute, Boston College, Loyola Marymount University, M.I.T. Media Lab, Harvard University, United States Department of Education, National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), Federation of American Scientists (FAS), The Smithsonian Institution, Sun Microsystems, Duke University, Southeast Kansas Education Service Center, Immersive Education High School, South Park Elementary, Cornell University, Amherst College, New Media Consortium, Kauffman Foundation, Boston Library Consortium, Montana State University, Boston Media High School, realXtend (Finland), The MOFET Institute (Israel), University of Aizu (Japan), Royal Institute of Technology (Sweden), University of Essex (UK), Coventry University (UK), Giunti Labs (Italy) and European Learning Industry Group, Open University (UK), and more. SEE ALSO: Programs from previous (see ARCHIVES below), related Immersive Education Initiative conferences and events in addition to our news, videos, papers and presentation archives.


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2010 ARCHIVES:

FOLLOWING IS THE ARCHIVED 2010 BOSTON SUMMIT POSTER, MATERIALS AND SCHEDULE OF EVENTS


Register NOW!

IMMERSIVE EDUCATION INITIATIVE BOSTON SUMMIT
2010 April 23-25 at Boston College

The three-day Immersive Education 2010 Summit convenes April 23 at Boston College


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     POST-SUMMIT:  .:: OUTCOMES OF 2010 BOSTON SUMMIT POSTED ::.
    

     OFFICIAL ANNOUNCEMENT: iED 2010 BOSTON SUMMIT ANNOUNCED
     PROGRAM OF EVENTS: PRESENTATIONS, PANELS AND WORKSHOPS
     SUMMIT EXCLUSIVE: ROCKET WORLD TO BE FREELY AVAILABLE
     SUMMIT EXCLUSIVE: $2,500 IN PERMANENT VIRTUAL WORLD LAND

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REGISTRATION: CLOSED

OUTCOMES:  .:: OUTCOMES OF 2010 BOSTON SUMMIT POSTED ::.

PROGRAM OF EVENTS: SUMMIT PRESENTATIONS, PANELS and WORKSHOPS

SPEAKERS: Speakers and panelists at Immersive Education Initiative Summits have included faculty, researchers, and administrators from The Grid Institute, Boston College, Loyola Marymount University, M.I.T. Media Lab, Harvard University, United States Department of Education, National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), Federation of American Scientists (FAS), The Smithsonian Institution, Sun Microsystems, Duke University, Southeast Kansas Education Service Center, Immersive Education High School, South Park Elementary, Cornell University, Amherst College, New Media Consortium, Kauffman Foundation, Boston Library Consortium, Montana State University, Boston Media High School, realXtend (Finland), The MOFET Institute (Israel), University of Aizu (Japan), Royal Institute of Technology (Sweden), University of Essex (UK), Coventry University (UK), Giunti Labs (Italy) and European Learning Industry Group, Open University (UK), and more. SEE ALSO: Programs from previous 2006-2009 Summits (see ARCHIVES below), related Immersive Education Initiative conferences and events in addition to our news, videos, papers and presentation archives.

RESERVE YOUR HOTEL. There is no official hotel or room rate for the Summit. If you need a hotel click on the link below for a list of hotels commonly used by Boston College departments:

See Nearby Hotels and Accommodations

MAPS AND DIRECTIONS. The three-day Immersive Education Initiative 2010 Boston Summit convenes at 9am on April 23 in Murray Function Room in Yawkey Center on the Chestnut Hill Campus of Boston College. Use map (a) and directions (b) below to locate the Chestnut Hill Campus at Boston College. Once you are on the Chestnut Hill Campus use map (c) to locate YAWKEY CENTER (note that Yawkey Center is in Alumni Stadium). Also use map (c) to locate CORCORAN COMMONS, FULTON HALL, and GASSON HALL.

(a) Map and Directions to Boston College (see Chestnut Hill Campus)
(b) Driving, parking, and public transportation directions
(c) Chestnut Hill Campus Map


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2009 ARCHIVES:

FOLLOWING IS THE ARCHIVED 2009 LONDON SUMMIT POSTER, MATERIALS AND SCHEDULE OF EVENTS


Register NOW!

IMMERSIVE EDUCATION INITIATIVE LONDON SUMMIT
2009 April 23-24 at London School of Economics (LSE)

The two-day Immersive Education Initiative London Summit convenes at 9am on April 23rd 2009 in the Wolfson Theatre in the New Academic Building at the London School of Economics.


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OFFICIAL ANNOUNCEMENT: Immersive Education Initiative LONDON SUMMIT
PROGRAM AND SCHEDULE:
View the London Summit program and schedule
CLOSING COMMENTS: View Director's closing comments on London Summit

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COST: The per-seat cost of the two-day London Summit is £195 (pound sterling), or $275 USD (U.S. dollars). Seating is limited and expected to reach full capacity almost immediately after registration opens to the general public.

STUDENTS: The London Summit is FREE FOR STUDENTS. To get into the London Summit free of charge as a student simply enter the registration code "2009-STUDENT-FREE-03-09" when you register and skip (ignore) the payment section of the registration process. Be sure to list the name of the person from your school who is also going to the London Summit (available seats first go to students who are from the same school as a faculty member, researcher or administrator who is also attending, so if you are from the same school as someone who is already attending be sure to list them in the registration form so that your free seat will be guaranteed).

PRELIMINARY SPEAKERS: Preliminary speakers and panelists include faculty, researchers, and administrators from The Grid Institute, Boston College, Loyola Marymount University, M.I.T. Media Lab, The Smithsonian Institution, Sun Microsystems, University of Essex (United Kingdom), realXtend (Finland), Royal Institute of Technology (Sweden), BalticGrid (Baltic states), Holon Institute of Technology (Israel), Duke University, Montana State University, University of Central Missouri, Southeast Kansas Education Service Center at Greenbush, Boston Media High School, University of Aizu (Japan), Cornell University, Serious Games Institute, and more. View the London Summit program and schedule for details.

RESERVE YOUR HOTEL. There is no official hotel or room rate for the Summit. If you need a hotel click on the link below for a list of hotels commonly used by London School of Economics departments. For the best rate mention "London School of Economics" when booking a hotel from this list:

See Nearby Hotels and Accommodations

MAPS AND DIRECTIONS. The Summit convenes at 9am on April 23rd in the Sheikh Zayed Theatre in the New Academic Building at the London School of Economics. The New Academic Building is identified as "NAB" on the room numbering and accessibility map below:

a. Map and Directions to the London School of Economics (LSE)

b. Room Numbering and Accessibility Map (see "NAB" on map)


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2008 ARCHIVES:

FOLLOWING IS THE ARCHIVED 2008 BOSTON SUMMIT POSTER, MATERIALS AND SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

PROGRAM (SCHEDULE OF EVENTS)

Sponsored by The Grid Institute, Woods College of Advancing Studies at Boston College, and Federation of American Scientists (FAS) with The Kauffman Foundation

 

2008 BOSTON DIGITAL MEDIA SUMMIT

DATE: January 12th and 13th
LOCATION: Boston College
PROGRAM: Schedule of Events

2008 SUMMIT ANNOUNCEMENTS:
1) Harvard Immersive Education Day
2) Pre-Summit Announcement
3) Post-Summit Summary


SPEAKERS, PANELISTS, AND BREAK-OUT LEADERS (partial list):

Aaron E. Walsh
Director, Grid Institute and Immersive Education Initiative
Faculty, Boston College

H. Nicholas Nagel
co-Chair, Immersive Education Initiative
Senior Fellow, Grid Institute
Faculty, Boston College

Timothy J. Magner
Director, U.S. Department of Education
Advisor, Immersive Education Initiative

Larry Johnson
CEO, New Media Consortium

Jeff Orkin
Research Assistant, MIT Media Lab
co-Chair, Immersive Education Initiative

John Carfora
Director of Sponsored Research, Amherst College
co-Chair, Immersive Education Initiative

Daniel Laughlin
Research Scientist, NASA Learning Technologies
National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)

Ben Decker
Founder, Harvard University Interactive Media Group

Ian Lamont
Senior Editor, New Media, Computerworld

Henry Kelly
President, Federation of American Scientists (FAS)

Merrilea Mayo
Director, Future of Learning Initiatives, Kauffman Foundation

Nolan Bowie
Harvard University, John F. Kennedy School of Government
Senior Fellow, Harvard Berkman Center for the Internet and Society
Advisor, Immersive Education Initiative

Gene Koo
Fellow, Berkman Center for Internet and Society at Harvard Law School

Jeff Kleiser
CEO, Synthespians Hollywood Studio
Fellow, Grid Institute

Kevin Roebuck
Worldwide Market Development Manager for e-Learning, Sun Microsystems

Julian Lombardi
Assistant VP of Academic Services and Technology Support, Duke University
Chairman of the Board of Directors, Croquet Consortium

Mark P. McCahill
Architect, Computing Systems, OIT, Duke University
Architect, Open Croquet

Hilary Mason
Assistant Prof. New Media and Computer Science, Johnson & Wales University


View 2-Day Boston Summit Schedule of Events

 


2006 ARCHIVES

FOLLOWING IS THE ARCHIVED 2006 BOSTON SUMMIT POSTER AND NEWS RELEASE:


NEWS RELEASE
2006-07:  Boston Siggraph Summit to Launch Media Grid Technology Working Groups
VENUE, DATE/TIME, AND DIRECTIONS
Date and Time: July 30th, 2006 from 9am to 3pm EST
Location: City Hall, Boston MA (Curley Room and Iannella Chamber, 5th floor)
Directions: http://www.cityofboston.gov/contact/directions.asp
CONTACT
Aaron E. Walsh, Director
Phone: (617) xxx-xxxx

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