Category Archives: presentations and talks

Heading to Chicago for the 2023 EDUCAUSE conference

Who else is heading to Chicago for the 2023 EDUCAUSE conference? I’m arriving Sunday night, assuming travel works out, and leading a preconference workshop titled “Generative AI as a Deep Agent of Chaos for Higher Education” Monday afternoon.  I think … Continue reading

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Envisioning and planning for climate change in higher education

This morning I’m speaking to the Society for College and University Planning (SCUP)’s conference in Cleveland, Ohio.  My topic: higher education in the climate crisis. I’m not sure if a recording will be available, nor if anyone will live-tweet it, … Continue reading

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Thinking about the future of the web

How might the web change? Today I’m giving a speech to the Reclaim conference in Virginia, and was asked by the mad Jim Groom to help them envision futures of the world wide web. Naturally I asked SlidesGPT to create … Continue reading

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Campus technology for the climate crisis: a summer 2022 workshop

Last month I offered a workshop on what climate change might mean for higher education. I’m just starting to do this kind of thing, so I’d like to share and document it here. The setting was the ShapingEDU Virtual Summer … Continue reading

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Two professional notices

Greetings from the Christmas week.  I hope you’re all doing well, and that those inclined to celebrate are having a grand time. I’m writing from home, which feels like a rare occurrence after a high octane travel schedule (NYC, Bethlehem, … Continue reading

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From the 2018 ITHAKA Next Wave conference: libraries, publishers, and higher education

Last week I helped emcee the ITHAKA Next Wave conference.  It was a rich and powerful experience, and I want to share some reflections here. The event presented cutting-edge thinking about the future of higher education, from economics to demographics, … Continue reading

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Today, Ithaka’s Next Wave conference

Today I’m in New York helping facilitate Ithaka’s Next Wave conference.  I’m very excited. The event connects librarians and publishers with the latest thinking on how higher education is changing.  That means a great series of presenters, plus continuous opportunities … Continue reading

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My next future of education workshop is November 13th, near Boston

In November I’m conducting a one-day, in-person workshop on future trends for education and technology in the Boston area.  Consider it a sneak peak at my forthcoming book. Here’s the official description: This interactive session takes participants through the leading forces … Continue reading

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Very very brief comments on blockchain and automation

Yesterday I participated in a webinar panel hosted by EDUCAUSE.  The subject was the future of education and technology.  It was originally supposed to be about the 2018 Horizon Report, but, well, my readers know that story. The audience was … Continue reading

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Launching the new NMC digital literacy report today

Today a research project I’ve been working on for several months will be released. The New Media Consortium has organized a new report on digital literacy.  It’s a sequel and expansion to its 2016 report, which I also contributed to. … Continue reading

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