Cyberlearning 2015: Call for Participation

January 27-28, 2015, Westin Arlington Gateway, Arlington, VA

We invite you to apply to attend Cyberlearning 2015: Connect, Collaborate, and Create the Future1, which will take place January 27-28, 2015 at the Westin Arlington Gateway in Arlington, VA. Attendees will work together to understand how this developing community can achieve deep impacts by integrating emerging technological possibilities with rigorous learning theory. Key outcomes will include shaping the research and development efforts that will become the focus of future community efforts. The meeting will be structured for participants to to work collaboratively towards potential impacts on policy, practice, future research solicitations, and products.

Cyberlearning 2015 is sponsored by the National Science Foundation and there is no cost to attend. Investigators whose work has a “cyberlearning” theme are encouraged to participate, regardless of which NSF program or other government, philanthropic or private source funds their current efforts. Because we are looking for contributors who can shape the future of research and development in Cyberlearning, we hope to attract a diversity of attendees, including teachers, graduate students, computer scientists, learning scientists, informal educators and others with a passion for the issues of Cyberlearning.

Please consider the following before applying to attend: Cyberlearning 2015 will be a working meeting. Participants are expected to commit to the 2 full days of the meeting. Preference for in-person attendance will be given to applicants who offer to share tangible insights and to be actively involved before, during, and after the meeting. For those who cannot attend in person, portions of the meeting will be webcast to allow some virtual participation.

In addition, for the 2015 meeting, an optional visit to your congressional office on Monday, January 26, is encouraged and will be supported through online preparatory meetings before the event.

We hope you can join us as we envision the future of learning technologies, and identify the challenges in achieving that vision and the research and development needed to reach our goals.


The application to attend the meeting is now closed, as we have reached capacity. However, talks and panel during the meeting will be webcast. Subscribe for updates or check the Cyberlearning 2015 Meeting Information page for webcast registration information closer to the event.

Program Committee

Meeting Co-Chairs:
Jeremy Roschelle, SRI International
Andee Rubin, TERC

Program Committee:
Michelle Wilkerson-Jerde, Tufts University
Tom Moher, University of Illinois at Chicago
Chad Lane, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Amy Ogan, Carnegie Mellon University
Stephen Uzzo, NY Hall of Science
Shuchi Grover, SRI International
Tapan Parikh, University of California Berkeley
Sarah Costello, St. Catherine of Siena Elementary School
Sarah Shayesteh, El Camino High School
+ members of the CIRCL team

1To better reflect the nature of this meeting, the Program Committee updated the name for this late January event.