UPDATED – VC Will be at #NMC16 Summer Conference

Virtually Connecting is building relationships at the New Media Consortium Summer Conference on June 14-16 in Rochester, New York. Join onsite buddies Autumm Caines and Helen DeWaard for several VC sessions. We currently have sessions planned to talk to Gardner Campbell, Bryan Alexander, Michael Berman and Maya Georgieva. Additional sessions and guests are being considered as well so watch this space.

The event hashtag for this conference is #NMC16  which you can use to tweet, watch, and connect with the conference! We have open seats to participate in the live hangouts, just send a tweet of interest to @VConnecting or leave a comment on this post along with your twitter handle. We will ask you to securely get us an email address in a private DM so we can send you the link to join as a virtual participant.

Preliminary Schedule:

NEW!!! Wednesday, June 15th at 2:15pm EDT Gardner Campbell –

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We just made plans to meet up with Gardner Campbell! Autumm and Helen will meet up with Gardner soon after the Townhall Meeting. Apostolos Koutropoulos will be our virtual buddy for this session.

Wednesday, June 15th at 5:30 p.m EDT Bryan Alexander – 

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Join the conversation as onsite buddies Autumm Caines and Helen DeWaard Connect with Bryan Alexander. Virtual Buddy Sundi Richard. Bryan will share insights from his conference session, ‘Creating and Using Stories about the Future’, and his keynote ‘Surviving the Renaissance: Flourishing in an Age of Chaos and Disruption‘.


Thursday June 16th 8am EDT with Maya Georgieva

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Join the conversation with buddies Autumm Caines and Helen DeWaard connect with Sundi Richard virtually as they meet Maya Georgieva and learn about her work as an EdTech strategist, author and speaker. Maya will share insights from her pre-conference session Virtual Reality and the Future of Learning.


Thursday, June 16 at 1:30pm EDT  Michael Berman –

A.Michael Berman sits on the board of the NMC and says he will try to round up some other fun folks for us to meet with for this hallway conversation. Helen and Autumm will be onsite and Rebecca Hogue will be our Virtual Buddy.



VC  wants to especially thank the New Media Consortium for their support in this conference. They have kindly provided two onsite registrations to show their support for our work at Virtually Connecting.

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