About the Conference

The Digital Media and Learning Conference is an annual event supported by the MacArthur Foundation and organized by the Digital Media and Learning Research Hub located at the UC Humanities Research Institute, University of California, Irvine. The conference is meant to be an inclusive, international and annual gathering of scholars and practitioners in the field, focused on fostering interdisciplinary and participatory dialog and linking theory, empirical study, policy, and practice. The third annual conference – DML2012 – is organized around the theme “Beyond Educational Technology: Learning Innovations in a Connected World” and will be held between March 1-3, 2012 in San Francisco, California.

Keynote and Plenaries

Opening Keynote
Plenary Panelist
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Conference Committee

Conference Chair
Re-imagining Media for Learning Chair
Innovations for Public Education Chair
Democratizing Learning Innovation Co-Chair
Making, Tinkering and Remixing Chair
Democratizing Learning Innovation Chair

Key Dates and Deadlines

Submission System Opens:
September 8, 2011

Submission System Closes:
October 19, 2011

Registration Opens:
December 1, 2011

Proposal Notification:
December 15, 2011

Conference Program Available Online:
January 18, 2012

Ignite Talk Call for Proposals Announced:
January 5, 2012

Ignite Talk Proposal Deadline:
January 27, 2012

Hotel Reservation Deadline:
February 3, 2012

Registration Closes:
February 3, 2012

Conference Begins:
March 1, 2012