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MobilityShifts: An International Future of Learning Summit
The New School in NYC
October 10-16, 2011

The New School presents the second event in its Politics of Digital Culture conference series “MobilityShifts: An International Future of Learning Summit.” Comprised of a conference, hands-on workshops, project demonstrations, exhibitions and a theater performance featuring youth and educators from New York City and Chicago, MobilityShifts is a week-long summit in October 2011. MobilityShifts makes unexpected international connections between the theories of Jacques Rancière and Ivan Illich, learning projects outside the bounds of schools and universities, mobile platforms, and the Open Web. Stop, reflect, listen, discuss, and build with artists, media scholars, policy makers, students, technologists, teachers, librarians, legal scholars and learning activists from 21 countries.

To attend MobilityShifts you must register.
The early bird rate ends on September 15th.

Participants include: Eduardo Ochoa, Hal Plotkin, Cathy Davidson, Michael Wesch, Oliver Grau, Mimi Ito, Henry Jenkins, Anya Kamenetz, Geert Lovink, Shin Mizukoshi, John Palfrey, Irit Rogoff, Juliana Rotich, Benjamin Bratton, Katie Salen, Shveta Sarda, Molly Steenson, Elizabeth Losh, Tony Conrad, Lev Manovich, Torsten Meyer, Jan Schmidt, Tomi Ahonen, Beth Coleman, John Willinsky, Siva Vaidhyanathan, Alexander Halavais, Giselle Beiguelman, David Carroll, Tania Bustos, Kate Crawford, Chris Csikszentmihalyi, Sean Dockray, Rolf Hapel, Juan Manuel Lopez Garduno, Daria Ng, Chris Lawrence, Josie Fraser, David Theo Goldberg, Marisa Jahn, Sam Gregory, Shravan Goli, Manu Kapur, Edward Keller, Eric Kluitenberg, Jairo Moreno, Michael Pettinger, Michael Preston, Daniela Rosner, Richard Scullin, Ramon Sanguesa, Elaine Savory, Luis Camnitzer, Nishant Shah, Janek Sowa, Dan Visel, Nitin Sawhney and many others.

Summit Chair:
Trebor Scholz

Co-Chairs: Edward Keller, Elizabeth Losh, Matthew K. Gold, David Theo Goldberg , Karen DeMoss, Sean Dockray
Producer: Jennifer Conley Darling
Associate Producers: Caroline Buck, Liz Carlson

Selected workshops:
(Workshops require an additional reservation at no extra cost).

This summit builds on two previous events: Mozilla’s Drumbeat Festival in Barcelona (2010) and Digital Media and Learning in Los Angeles (2011). MobilityShifts is sponsored by The John D. & Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, The New School and the Mozilla Foundation. We gratefully acknowledge our partners: American University of Paris, Carnegie Mellon University, Eyebeam Art & Technology Center, Goethe-Institut, HASTAC, Japan Society, MetaMute, Prezi, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, SocialText, UC San Diego’s Sixth College, and University of Pennsylvania.

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