Program

Symposium program as a Word document: Program_Technologies_for_Learning

Keynote abstracts: Keynote Abstracts Technologies for Learning

Wednesday 21 August

MINERVA PLAZA, SILTAVUORENPENGER 5A, UNIVERSITY OF HELSINKI
9.00-10.30 Registration
10.30 Welcome to the symposium
Professor Hannele Niemi, University of Helsinki, Finland
10.45 Session I: New Learning Technologies – setting the stage
Keynote: Professor Kirsti Lonka, University of Helsinki, Finland
Discussants: Mr Robert Smith, Wallenberg Hall, Stanford University, USA &
Professor Patrik Svensson, Umeå University, Sweden
CIRCUS AUDITORIUM, CONGRESS CENTRE PAASITORNI, PAASIVUORENKATU 5A, 00530 HELSINKI
12.30 Lunch
13.30 Session II: Achieving the Millennium Development Goal: Universal Education
Keynote: Mr Sridhar Rajagopalan, Managing Director Educational Initiatives, India
Keynote: Professor Heikki Lyytinen, University of Jyväskylä, Finland
15.00 Session III: Coffee
Posters and demos
16.00 Session IV: Massive Online Open Courses (MOOC) changing the University
Keynote: Professor Pierre Dillenbourg, École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland
Keynote: Associate Professor Mitchell Stevens, Stanford University, USA
Discussants: Professor Mika Seppälä, University of Helsinki, Finland &
Assistant Professor Marita Ljungqvist, Lund University, Sweden
18.30-20.30 Reception and get-together at Restaurant Paasi
For registered participants only

Thursday 22 August

CIRCUS AUDITORIUM, CONGRESS CENTRE PAASITORNI, PAASIVUORENKATU 5A, 00530 HELSINKI
08.30 Coffee
09.00 Session V: Games for Learning
Keynote: Mr Tony Wan, EdSurge / Luckybird Games, USA
Keynote: Professor Heikki Lyytinen, University of Jyväskylä, Finland
Discussants: Professor Frans Mäyrä, University of Tampere, Finland,
Assistant Professor Marita Ljungqvist, Lund University, Sweden &
Dr Michael Carter, Twin Learning LLC, USA
10.30 Coffee
11.00 Session VI: Virtual Reality
Keynote: Professor Jim Blascovich, UC Santa Barbara, USA
Discussant: Professor Göte Nyman, University of Helsinki, Finland
12.00 Lunch
13.15 Session VII: Digital Native Learners
Keynote: Emeritus Professor Merlin Donald, Queen’s University, Canada
Discussant: Professor Kai Hakkarainen, University of Turku, Finland
14.45 Coffee
15.15 Session VIII: Mobile Learning
Keynote: Professor Mike Sharples, The Open University UK
Discussant: Professor Teemu Leinonen, Aalto University, Finland
16.45-17.15 Session IX: Learning Analytics
Keynote: Dr Harri Ketamo, SkillPixels ltd., Finland
19.00 Dinner at Paasitorni

Friday 23 August

CIRCUS AUDITORIUM, CONGRESS CENTRE PAASITORNI, PAASIVUORENKATU 5A, 00530 HELSINKI
08.15 Coffee
08.45 Session X: Education’s digital future
Keynote: Dr. Vinay K. Chaudhri, SRI International, USA & Professor Craig Heller, Stanford University, USA

Discussant: Professor Roger Säljö, University of Gothenburg, Sweden &
Professor Marianne Gullberg, Humanities Lab, Lund University, Sweden
10.30 Coffee
11.00 Session XI: Closing remarks and discussion
12.00-12.15 Closing of the symposium and going forward
Lunch