Past Event

An Evening with PLOrk: the Princeton Laptop Orchestra

April 16, 2009

4:30 p.m.

Chicago, IL
Newberry Library
60 W. Walton Street 60610

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Free and open to the public
Limited seating available
RSVP requested by April 15th

In association with the First Annual Digital Media and Learning Competition Winner’s Showcase

The MacArthur Foundation and HASTAC invite you to celebrate the winners' of the inaugural Digital Media and Learning Competition with an evening with PLOrk: the Princeton Laptop Orchestra, a winner of the Digital Media and Learning Competition’s Innovation award. This event is followed on Friday by the First Annual Digital Media and Learning Competition Winner’s Showcase at the Palmer House Hilton in downtown Chicago.

Supported by The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation as part of the Foundation’s Digital Media and Learning Initiative, the Digital Media and Learning Competition is an annual competition that provides $2 million in awards to innovators shaping the field of digital media and learning and is administered by HASTAC. The inaugural Competition awarded funding to 17 winning projects in two categories, “Knowledge Networking” and “Innovation,” in amounts between $30,000 and $238,000.

More information can be found at the Digital Media and Learning Competition website.

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