Sharefest is an annual conference held in Hamilton, New Zealand, in September.In it’s seventh year, it aims “to encourage and develop an ongoing community of practice where those engaged in e-activities… can share their innovations and experiences” (http://wordpress.isle.ac.nz/shar-e-fest-2014).
Theme: E-learning in practice: How are learning technologies and social media being used effectively to enhance student learning and achievement?
Keynote speaker: Professor Jan Herrington
- First call for papers: 8 July 2014
- Conference: 29-30 September 2014
Registration: click on the “register” link and you get sent an email to activate your membership
Submission: the submission system will go live in early July, so plenty of time for you to prepare!
The old website provides a bit of history and the flavour of the event.
I setup a testing community for the One Laptop Per Child project in 2009. I am a founding member of the Manaiakalani hackers, supporting an elearning and literacy strategy across lots of schools in the Tamaki region as part of the Tamaki Transformation Programme.
I am an advocate for Moodle and have been involved in organising the Moodlemoots in New Zealand, speaking and attending moots around the world.