Upcoming Moodle conferences in July 2011

During July there are some big MoodleMoots around the world.

USA – California, July 12-14 – MoodleMoot US-West Coast 2011

This years conference is being held in the Sonoma Wine Country and features some amazing presentations including keynotes from some big names from the industry:

  • Martin Dougiamas, Founder of Moodle
  • Susan Ko, Author of Teaching Online: A Practical guide
  • David Wiley, Associate Professor of Instructional Psychology and Technology at Brigham Young University.
  • Michael Feldstein, Senior Program Manager – MindTap MindApps

For more information visit http://www.moot-us.com/

Australia – Sydney, July 17-20 – MoodleMoot Australia 2011 – “The community canvas”

The Australian MoodleMoot 2011 is being ran over 4 days with a presentation and workshop packed schedule! There are 7 workshops from presenters like Tomas Lasic, Mary Cooch, and Julian Ridden. The main speakers are

  • Ian Solomonides, Macquarie University
  • Martin Dougiamas, Founder of Moodle
  • Mary Cooch, UK
  • Jan Herrington, Murdoch University

For more information check out the MoodleMoot Australia 2011 site

USA – Goshen, July 20-22 – Midwest Moodle Moot 2011

The Midwest Moodle Moot is held in Goshen College in Goshen, Indiana. There is a wide range of workshops and plenaries to cater for all interests.

The keynote speaker is Steve Midgley, Deputy Director of Education Technology at the US Department of Education

For more information visit their website

New Zealand – Auckland, July 26-28 – MoodleMoot New Zealand 2011

This year the New Zealand Moodle Moot goes to the City of Sails(Auckland) and is being held at Unitec over 3 days. The first day features 4 excellent full day practical workshops on topics including:

  • Mobile Moodle
  • Moodle Administration
  • Essential Foundation Skills
  • School Teachers Only

International presenters include:

  • Martin Dougiamas, Founder of Moodle
  • Shane Elliott, Pukunui Technology
  • Gavin Henrick (moi!)

This is certainly one not to miss! For more information on the moot visit http://www.moodlemoot.co.nz/

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