This year the Burning Nerds are expanding the Annual Burning Nerds Party-Mixer!
ON PLAYA LOCATION: Playa Skool Dome (3:00 and Esplanade)
DATE & TIME: Friday, August 30, 2013. 4-6pm (cocktails) but Nerding goes all day!
WHAT: Enjoy a cocktail while we reflect on the big academic questions at our NEW location this year! There will be a whole bunch of Nerds just like YOU to meet and mingle over a cocktail (bottle donations AND mixers are welcome – we are making our own bar).
RSVP: Please Join us and RSVP to academics here: academics (at) burningman.com
In addition to our annual cocktail party, we’ve added an Unconference for all the NERDS TO TALK THEIR HEADS OFF! All day Friday come enjoy talks, mini-lectures and activities for all academics, scholars and their fans! Here’s Friday’s schedule:
ALL DAY BURNING NERDS ACTIVITIES
FRIDAY AUGUST 30, 2013 @ PLAYASKOOL (3:00 and Esplanade)
10:00am- Welcome by Nolan Bushnell
Open Space – sign up for afternoon UnConference. Go out and have a transformational adventure! Scavenger/Treasure Hunt Designed by Evonne Heyning.
12:30pm -Talk with Singularity University & THNK
Potlatch BYO DIY, food, guest talks on educational technologies, learning and engagement, games, core and flipping blended experiential interactivity.
1:30pm UNCONFERENCE – OPEN SESSIONS FOR EVERYONE
Burning Nerds, Geeks & Doctors….Bring your own talks! 5 MIN SPARK TALKS on your latest research 30 minute & 1 hour CONVERSATIONS on your geeky educational interests.
4pm- Closing by Brian Behlendorf
With a reading of a collective manifesto for learning.
4pm – 6pm Burning Nerds Cocktail Hour Mixer
Hosted by Dr. Wendy Clupper-Meier.