Handheld Learning Conference

Event Info

Mon 13 - Wed 15 Oct, 2008 from 9:00am - 5:00pm
The Brewery
Chiswell Street
London, EC1Y 4SD, UK


The Handheld Learning Conference is the international signature event for learning using mobile or ubiquitous technologies.

This year's lead speakers include:

    * Andrew Pinder, Chairman of Becta
    * Steven Berlin Johnson, Cultural critic & writer
    * danah boyd, Social media scientist
    * John Seely Brown, Radical innovator & former Chief Scientist of Xerox Corp
    * Professor Stephen Heppell, Learning visionary
    * Keri Facer, Research Director, Futurelab
    * David Cavallo, Chief Learning Architect, Future of Learning Group, MIT Media Lab
    * Professor Mike Sharples, Director of LSRI

Now in its fourth year the event has become the largest of its kind bringing together the world’s leading opinion formers, thought leaders, practitioners, education leaders, developers, policy and decision makers to demonstrate, debate and explore how these technologies can be employed to enable transformational improvements in learning.

"Innovation in Learning and Teaching Practice" . Will examine the convergence between consumer electronics, entertainment software, educational technology and learning.
This year's overarching theme.

The event will stage an excellent mix of inspirational presentations from leading thinkers and practitioners, lively interactive debates, learners and practitioners showcases, special interest breakouts, networking and social sessions, plus an exhibition featuring the principle industry leaders.

Delegates will leave the conference with a clear understanding of how to positively embrace current and emerging mobile and ubiquitous technologies within their strategies for teaching and learning.


Hand Held Learning