August 24th @ 12pm -1pm Central Daylight Time

Free for NMC Members
General: $125

The future of learning is mobile. Increasingly portable devices, including smartphones, tablets, and wearables, are capturing a larger share of the information market. With the shift to mobile content consumption and most recently, production, educators and learners expect access to educational resources anytime and anywhere. In this online event, representatives from four organizations featured in the NMC Horizon Report series will share insights behind their innovative use of mobiles. The program will also focus on mobiles’ impact on digital strategy, user experience, virtual reality, and location intelligence. Explore how this trend is providing a greater understanding of user behavior to inform better learning design.

Meet the Panelists:

Brendan Ciecko (Cuseum)
Brendan Ciecko is the founder and CEO of Cuseum, a platform that helps museums and cultural institutions engage their visitors. Prior to Cuseum, Ciecko started Ten Minute Media, an agency that specializes in digital media and creative services for the music entertainment industry. Since its official establishment in 2003, Ten Minute Media has acquired a flourishing list of clients including some of the biggest names in entertainment. Ciecko’s entrepreneurial career and projects have gained the attention of the national press. In October of 2008, Ciecko appeared on the cover of Inc. Magazine in the feature article, Cool, Determined, Under 30: Meet the brains behind America's smartest new companies. He has also appeared in Entrepreneur Magazine, Fast Company, New York Times, The Guardian, BMW Magazine, Boston Globe, PC Magazine and was a national finalist of the Global Student Entrepreneur Awards. One of Ciecko’s past projects, Fontly, was an iPhone and web app that captures and maps typography and found-lettering of historical and aesthetic significance. Fontly became one of the leading user-generated archive of typographic and visual anthropology. Fontly has been featured in Fast Company, TheNextWeb, Gizmodo, The Guardian, Boston Magazine, and named “App of the Week” by BBC, "App of the Day" by The Atlantic Cities. He currently sits on the Steering Committee of the Museum Council at Museum of Fine Arts Boston and Community Advisory Board for the Massachusetts International Festival of the Arts. Ciecko has also served on the Massachusetts "It's All Here" Advisory Board, Board of Washington Gateway Main Streets, Boston’s ONEin3 Council, and Regional Leadership Team of Technology for Obama. A native of Western Massachusetts, Brendan is passionate about the economic revitalization of Holyoke, and was the key organizer of the Idea Mill conference (supported by MA Governor Deval Patrick) which took place in downtown Holyoke and attracted entrepreneurs from all over New England. Brendan currently lives in Boston’s historic Fort Point neighborhood with his wife Elizabeth and their little dog Misiu.
Chad Coerver (San Francisco Museum of Modern Art)
Chad Coerver joined SFMOMA in 1999 and has served as the museum's Chief Content Officer since 2012. He spends a lot of time thinking about how creative approaches to storytelling, design, and technology can improve the museum experience.
Cathi Dunnagan (North Carolina State University)
Cathi Phillips Dunnagan is a lead instructional designer with Distance Education and Learning Technology Applications (DELTA) at NC State University. Cathi’s career includes visual design, web design and development, instructional technology and instructional design. She combines her visual design and technical skills with educational theory to design innovative solutions to instructional challenges.
Jim Hahn (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)
Jim Hahn is Orientation Services & Environments Librarian and Associate Professor at the University Library at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. His duties include developing and evaluating prototype technologies that focus on enabling undergraduates to discover library resources and services that support learning and research, and to integrate them into their work. He holds a M.S. and C.A.S in Library and Information Science from the Graduate School of Library and Information Science at University of Illinois.
Lorenzo Vallone (Mirum Learning)
Lorenzo has over 20 years of technology, marketing and business development experience. Lorenzo manages the design, development and deployment of interactive mobile solutions, digital marketing solutions, and advanced marketing technology implementations.