Media Meets Literacy in Warsaw 2015

 21 May
 Pawilon SARP, Dom Jabłkowskich, Warszawa
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 Media Meets Literacy
An international conference Media Meets Literacy is a festive gathering where European media literacy professionals meet, greet and get inspired. The conference is free of charge, by registration only. Register now: OVERVIEW The conference will celebrate the work of the Evens Foundation and its peers in the field of media education and highlight successful projects, established networks, and inspiring publications. The conference will be an event where media educators and creators from all over Europe can meet, exchange and learn from each other and make plans for future collaborations. Most international conferences lead to a few recurring frustrations among the participants: they often feel that they did not have the opportunity to participate actively. Many of the speakers are the same from previous conferences and are often too academic or political. On top of that people regret not having had more time to exchange and learn from peers or similar organizations, during dedicated sessions and / or networking events. We want to address those sentiments by creating an alternative conference structure. Therefore we will allow time and space where organizations, thinkers, policy makers can make statements and share what they want that others can learn from their work and insights. The conference will be a well-balanced mixture of learning opportunities, networking moments, festivities (e.g. award ceremony EF Prize for Media Education) and policy influencing. AUDIENCE 200 pioneering European media educators (teachers, trainers, academics & policy developers), (local) policy makers & representatives from several Media and Information Literacy (MIL-) networks from over 20 countries. PROGRAM Day 1 (21 May): SARP Pavilion, ul. Foksal 2 13:00 Registration 14:00 Official welcome 14:15 “Media education: where are we going and how can we get there?” – keynote by David Buckingham with Q&A session 15:15 Coffee break 15:45 Time for Inspiration: Presentations of good practices and ideas Part 1 17:15 Coffee break 17:30 Time for Inspiration: Presentations of good practices and ideas Part 2 19:00 Evens Prize for Media Education Award Ceremony 19:30 Cocktail dinner in the SARP garden Day 2 (22 May): Dom Jabłkowskich, ul. Bracka 25 09:00 Welcome coffee 09:30 10’ of conversation with… A media literacy networking session 11:00 Coffee break 11:30 Interactive Workshops Part 1 13:00 Lunch 14:00 Interactive Workshops Part 2 15:30 New Project Launch: MIL/PEER - Media & Information Literacy Platform for Exchanging Educational Resources 16:00 Farewell Initiator: Evens Foundation Partners: Creative Europe, Fundacja Nowoczesna Polska (PL), Marzyciele i Rzemieślnicy + Dom Towarowy Bracia Jabłkowscy(PL), Towarzystwo Inicjatyw Twórczych "ę" (PL), Narodowy Instytut Audiowizualny (PL), Mediawise Society Media patrons: Warszawa,, Edukator Medialny Logistic partner: More info:

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