CUMC 2010 Conference Registration is now Open!
Registration for the national Consortium of College & University Media Centers 2010 Annual Conference “Convergence: Media, Technology and Learning” hosted by the University at Buffalo October 6-10 is now open. The cost of the conference includes most meals. A pre-registration discount at the Hyatt Regency is guaranteed for the next four weeks (Sept. 6th).
Please review www.ccumc.buffalo.edu for details regarding the keynote speakers, 33 concurrent sessions and six interest groups. Special pre- and post-conference workshops are also available. This annual conference is generally attended by media and blended librarians, classroom technology support personnel, instructional designers, and IT administrators.
Malcolm Brown, Director of EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative (ELI)
Learning Environments: The New Learning Ecology
Robert Shibley, Professor and University at Buffalo Campus Architect
UB 2020: the Learning Landscape
Mark Greenfield, University at Buffalo Web Strategist and Consultant
The End of the Web as We Know It (and I feel fine)
John Cabra, Asst. Professor, Int’l. Center for Studies in Creativity – Buffalo State College
The Opportunities and Challenges of Technology Driven Creative Collaborations
Joan Getman, Senior Strategist for Learning Technologies, Cornell University
Technology and Education – What’s on the Horizon? (Malcolm Brown will co-present)
Interest Group Sessions – Six different discussion forums for people engaged in emerging technologies, leadership, collection development/management, small institutions, instructional design, and management/administration of campus services.
Campus Tours of the University at Buffalo – where some of the concurrent sessions will be hosted along with a facilities tour on Saturday. Please take a few moments to view the website video featuring some UB faculty describe our “learning landscape.” The afternoon will be spent networking in beautiful Niagara Falls, including a trip on the “Maid of the Mist.”
Please broadly share this information with colleagues who may benefit from attendance. SUNY attendees are reminded that the cost of this conference is eligible for Individual Development Award funds. To learn more about the IDA program: http://www.nysuup.lmc.state.ny.us/development/individual.html