Friday, August 3 • 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Ignite Talks + Closing Remarks

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Ignite talks are radically different from traditional conference talks. You will be dazzled by humor, wit, energy and inspiration packed into one powerful five-minute talk.

Ignite Talks will be hosted by Sam Dyson.

Kaanbal Foundation: Enablement Of Community WiFi Hotspots for Digital Education And Connectivity In Rural Areas Without Internet Access In The Mayan Region Of Quintana Roo
Pedro Antonio González Martínez, Camilo Olea Garcia

42 Flavors is the Answer
Danielle Martin

Learning Record Store on Blockchain – a glimpse into the future
Alexander Pfeiffer, Lior Yaffe, Nikolaus Koenig, Thomas Wernbacher

Teach Like a Game Master, Design like a Teacher
Scott Price

The Books We Need: The Learning in Large-Scale Environments Series from MIT Press
Justin Reich, Nichole Pinkard, Susan Buckley

Where's the After-School Club for Teachers?
Maggie Ricci

Don't Change the Player. Change the Game!

Doris Rusch

Using Citizen Science To Connect Learners Across The Globe
Leonora Shell

Wrestling with Manga as Literacy: Youth Conversations on Fighting Games and Reading
M. Kristana Textor, Lynn Gatto

I'm A Recycled Teenager. Challenging Assumptions About Who Lives In Virtual Worlds And What They Do
Yen Verhoeven

Can We DISGUISE Learning to Create a SPECIAL FX for Our Students?
Rich Thompson

City As Platform: Connecting Culture, Creativity, and Computing
Elizabeth Lawley

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Camilo Olea Garcia

Founder, Olea Consulting
Social Entrepreneur, Kaanbal Project co-founder. Digital Marketing & Ecommerce Consultant, founder at Olea Consulting.
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Pedro A. González

President & Co-Founder, Kaanbal
Technology, digital media, and social innovation development. Mechatronics Engineer with experience in robotics, IoT, community networks, event production, project management, and content creation.
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Liz Lawley

Professor, RIT Interactive Games & Media
Social computing. Location-based games. Dubrovnik. My kids.
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Danielle Martin

CTE Teacher, East Palo Alto Academy Dream Lab
As co-author of the book Start Making! A Guide to Engaging Young People in Maker Activities, I have over 20 years of experience in instructional design, youth & workforce development, tech & media education, and community organizing. In fall 2018, I began a journey as a formal educator... Read More →

Alexander Pfeiffer

Senior Researcher, MIT
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Scott Price

Director of Product, BrainPOP
I've been making games for learning, and playful learning and assessment, for 12 years.  I can advise on:• publishing and distributing games in formal education market (schools, classrooms)• game design for classroom use• game design for learning in and out of the classroom... Read More →
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Justin Reich

Asst. Professor, Teaching Systems Lab
Justin's BioA former high school history teacher, Justin Reich is the Mitsui Career Development Professor of Comparative Media Studies at MIT, the director of the MIT Teaching Systems Lab (tsl.mit.edu), the host of the TeachLab podcast (teachlabpodcast.com), and the author of Fai... Read More →

Maggie Ricci

Principal Online Instructional Technologist, Indiana Unversity

Bill Ritchie

Chief Creative Officer, ThinkFun
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Doris Rusch

Associate professor, DePaul University

Leonora Shell

Education Program Director, SciStarter
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Rich Thompson

YOUmedia Springfield Coordinator, YOUmedia Springfield

Friday August 3, 2018 2:30pm - 3:30pm EDT
Media Lab - Multi-purpose Room, 6th Floor, Building E14 75 Amherst St, Cambridge, MA 02142, USA