The Digital Media and Learning Conference is an annual event supported by the MacArthur Foundation and organized by the Digital Media and Learning Research Hub <http://dmlcentral.net/about/what-all-about>  at University of California, Irvine. The conference is meant to be an inclusive, international and annual gathering of scholars and practitioners in the field, focused on fostering interdisciplinary and participatory dialog and linking theory, empirical study, policy, and practice.

The second conference will be held between March 3-5, 2011 at the Hilton Long Beach Conference and Meeting Center in Long Beach, California. The theme will be “Designing Learning Futures”. The Conference Chair will be Katie Salen. The conference committee includes Kimberly Austin, danah boyd, Sheryl Grant, Mark Surman, Trebor Scholz and S. Craig Watkins. Keynote presentations will be given by Alice Taylor and Muki Hansteen-Izora. We are also planning a book exhibit and technology demos.

To stay up-to-date on the conference, please check our website http://dmlcentral.net/conference2011, follow #DML2011 on twitter and/or join the Digital Media and Learning mailing list http://dmlhub.net/. See also Katie Salen’s announcement on DMLcentral http://dmlcentral.net/.

call for proposals: designing learning futures