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Josie Fraser :: Blog :: George Siemens to Keynote at the Emerge Online Conference

April 03, 2008

Just a quick note to let you all know that George Siemens will be keynoting at our conference, Online Communities and Online Identities on April 23rd. Georges rather susinct wikipedia entry reads:

George Siemens is a well-known theorist on the changing nature of learning in a digitally-based society. He is the author of a widely cited article Connectivism: A Learning Theory for the Digital Age and the book Knowing Knowledge - an exploration of the impact of the changed context and characteristics of knowledge.

Born in Mexico, currently living and working in Canada, George is the Associate Director in the Learning Technologies Centre at the University of Manitoba.

We're obviously delighted to have snagged him for our conference Smile

If you haven't already got yourself/your entire project registered, head over to the registion page right now and sign up. More news about the conference keynote, sessions and our amazing social coming very soon.  


Posted by Josie Fraser


  1. This is really exciting, Josie.

    George RobertsGeorge Roberts on Friday, 04 April 2008, 12:40 BST # |

  2. I know! I'm getting more and more excited about how interesting and relevant the conference content is to us all over here at Emerge. More info for everyone regarding the programme asap :)

    Josie FraserJosie Fraser on Friday, 04 April 2008, 15:03 BST # |

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