Conference role: Chairing conference sessions

Alannah Fitzgerald

Alannah Fitzgerald

Currently a PhD student in Educational Technology at Concordia University, Montreal in Canada. Formerly a research fellow at the English Language Centre, Durham University and a teaching fellow with t...
Professional role Teacher, Trainer, Researcher, OER developer
Location: London, UK


Amanda Jefferies

Amanda Jefferies

My particular interests are in the pedagogy of e-learning and the student experience of using technology in their study and personal lives. I was Project Director for the JISC funded STROLL project us...
Professional role Reader in Technology Enhanced Learning
Location: University of Hertfordshire, UK


Anne Thillosen

Anne Thillosen

Since 1997 I have been working in the area of e-learning: From 1997 to 2005 as a research scientist in several e-learning-projects, e.g. the Virtual University of Applied Sciences. From 2006 to 2008 I...


Bob Harrison

Bob Harrison

I have spent over 30yrs in education as a teacher,lecturer,Principal,Governor and currently train Headteachers for the National College at the University of Manchester and work for Toshiba Information...


Brian Mulligan

Brian Mulligan

I graduated as a Civil Engineer in 1978 from University College Dublin and later with a Masters in Engineering Design. My early employment was mostly in mathematical modelling and simulation and the a...
Professional role Online learning developer.
Location: Sligo, Ireland.


Carol Shergold

Carol Shergold

I work within IT Services at the University of Sussex as Head of Learning Systems. My role includes ensuring that the development of our online learning system and its integration with other tools and...


Cathy Gunn

Cathy Gunn

I have worked in the field of learning technology for around 20 years. In my current role, I manage a multi-skilled team of creative learning designers and developers rather than 'working on the groun...
Location: Auckland, New Zealand


Claire Donlan

Claire Donlan

Vice Chair of ALT. Student Information Point Manager at Edinburgh University setting up and managing Student information Points at physical locations across the University and online. Interested in en...
Professional role Student Information Points Manager
Location: Edinburgh


David Barber

David Barber

I am head of e-learning at Bishop Grosseteste University College and a reletively new member of the ALT community. I have research interests in the role of social web tools and new media in education ...
Professional role Head of e-Learning
Location: Lincoln


David Kernohan

David Kernohan

JISC Programme Manager, eLearning Innovation Team. OER programme manager. Personal blogging at http://followersoftheapocalyp.se
Professional role UKOER Programme Manager
Location: Bristol


Denise Sweeney

Denise Sweeney

Educational Designer at Academic Practice Unit
Professional role Educational Designer
Location: Leicester UK


Drew Whitworth

Drew Whitworth

I'm Senior Lecturer at the School of Education, University of Manchester, and Programme Director of the MA: Digital Technologies, Communication and Education (MA: DTCE - http://MAdigitaltechnologies.w...
Professional role CMALT, academic, researcher, teacher
Location: Hebden Bridge, UK


Gabriel Reedy

Gabriel Reedy

My broad research interests focus on issues of teaching, learning, and knowing in various contexts. In particular, I'm very interested in how we teach and learn using various new technologies, and how...
Professional role Lecturer
Location: London UK


George Roberts

George Roberts

Attending ALT-C 2012 in reality after 3 years as a virtual participant. Putting the kids to bed. Senior lecturer in educational development


Gilly Salmon

Gilly Salmon

Pro vice Chancellor Learning Transformations at Swinburne University of Technology in Melbourne.
Location: Melbourne


Guy Pursey

Guy Pursey

I've been working at the University of Reading for just over six years now. Day to day, I provide support for academics using any and all aspects of our Blackboard VLE (we are on v9.1 SP6 currently). ...
Professional role Learning technologist
Location: Reading, United Kingdom


Haydn Blackey

Haydn Blackey

Looking forward to ALT-C 2012 - As chair of ALT's Membership Services Committee I hope to support existing members and look at new ways of engaging with our membership. Plus I hope to see what I can l...
Professional role Head of Learning and Teaching
Location: Cardiff, UK


Helen Keegan

Helen Keegan

I'm a Senior Lecturer in Interactive Media and Social Technologies, based in Computing Science Engineering at the University of Salford MediaCityUK. Unfortunately I can't make this year's conference, ...


Hendrik van der Sluis

Hendrik van der Sluis

Academic E-developer and Researcher at Kingston University
Location: London


Hilary Dexter

Hilary Dexter

Education Informatics lead in Manchester Medical School. Background in systems analysis - currently focusing on student information and tracking, communities and collaboration, workplace learning and ...
Professional role Education Informatics
Location: Manchester, UK


Ian Fairweather

Ian Fairweather

I have worked for 11 years as a lecturer in social anthropology at Manchester, where I also studied for my PhD. Before that I was a maths teacher! I am also interested in pedagogy and educational deve...
Professional role Lecturer in Social Anthropology
Location: Manchester


Ian Glover

Ian Glover

Currently working at City University London, where I am involved in the change management process of migrating VLEs (WebCT to Moodle) for the School of Engineering and Mathematical Sciences. I also tr...
Professional role Learning Technologist (Development)
Location: London, UK


Jacquie Kelly

Jacquie Kelly

I'm a Senior Adviser with JISC infoNet. Previously I have worked in the IT industry, lectured in both FE and HE and had a university-wide role in staff development and implementing technology into lea...
Professional role Senior Adviser
Location: Newcastle upon Tyne, UK


James McDowell

James McDowell

University Teaching Fellow (Reader in Teaching and Learning) at the University of Huddersfield, based in the Department of Informatics and the School of Computing and Engineering. Currently writing up...
Professional role University Teaching Fellow (Reader in Teaching and Learning), Senior Lecturer
Location: Lancaster, UK


John Clayton

John Clayton

Location: Hamilton, New Zealand


Jonathan Darby

Jonathan Darby

Location: Milton Keynes, UK


Jonathan Drori

Jonathan Drori

Jon has combined creative understanding of audiences and business with enthusiasm for science and technology. He now advises large organisations on outreach, media and technology strategy and mentors ...
Professional role Chair, Non-Exec, Board Director, CEO, Creative Director
Location: London


Julie Voce

Julie Voce

I'm the E-learning Services Manager working in the ICT department at Imperial College London. I am responsible for managing and supporting Imperial's central e-learning services, such as the VLE, Turn...
Professional role E-learning Services Manager
Location: London, UK


Laura Skilton (previosuly Shaw)

Laura Skilton (previosuly Shaw)

I am the Learning & Teaching Co-ordinator at Mimas, with over 12 years’ experience developing and managing e-learning related projects and services. At present this includes Hairdressing Training, Jor...
Location: Manchester


Lee Griffiths

Lee Griffiths

Expert in Advanced Human Computer Interaction, Computer Programming and Learning Technologies I have over fifteen years experience as a Lecturer in user centered aspects of Computer Science. Having ta...
Professional role Lecturer in Computer Science
Location: Manchester


Leigh Garrett

Leigh Garrett

Since his appointment as Director of the Visual Arts Data Service (VADS), a Research Centre of the University Library at the University for the Creative Arts, in April 2009 Leigh has led number of int...
Professional role Director, Visual Arts Data Service
Location: Farnham


Leo Havemann

Leo Havemann

Learning Technologist at Birkbeck, which is a member of the Bloomsbury Colleges shared VLE service known as the Bloomsbury Learning Environment.


Linda Creanor

Linda Creanor

I'm a professor of learning technology at Glasgow Caledonian University where I have strategic responsibility for blended learning and for co-ordinating a distributive leadership approach to professio...
Professional role Professor of Learning Technology
Location: Glasgow, Scotland


Lindsay Jordan

Lindsay Jordan

Senior Lecturer in Learning and Teaching at the University of the Arts London. I'm presenting after lunch on Tuesday and at 9am on Wednesday. The Wednesday session is about the proceedings paper I've ...
Location: London, United Kingdom


Lisa Gray

Lisa Gray

I'm a programme manager within the e-Learning team at JISC, and am currently managing the Assessment and Feedback programme. I also lead on JISC e-Portfolio activities.


Malcolm

Malcolm

A principal lecturer in Education and Head of TALENT (Teaching And Learning Enhancement Team)in the School of Education at the University of Greenwich. A qualified and experienced teacher and educatio...
Professional role Learning enhancement manager
Location: London


Marion Hall

Marion Hall

I have worked for the Open University for over 25 years, initially in the Biological Sciences Department of the Science Faculty (my academic background is in animal behaviour and evolution) and then f...
Professional role Lecturer in Health and Social Care
Location: Milton Keynes, United Kingdom


Mark van Harmelen

Mark van Harmelen

Founder of Hedtek Ltd a software house that builds products and performs custom development and extension work for clients. I am the lead designer of the Gradient Assessment System, the Hedtek PLE and...
Professional role Director
Location: Manchester


Martin Oliver

Martin Oliver

Location: London, UK


Mike Highfield

Mike Highfield

eLearning production manager. University of Exeter
Professional role eLearning Manager
Location: Exeter, UK


Mira Vogel

Mira Vogel

Academic Developer in Goldsmiths' Learning Enhancement Unit.
Professional role Academic Developer
Location: London


Paul Rudman

Paul Rudman

Research Associate on SWIFT and SCENE projects. Using our virtual genetics lab in Second Life to investigate teaching practical laboratory skills in virtual worlds as an addition to regular laboratory...
Professional role Research Associate
Location: Leicester, UK


Prof BB Fakae

Prof BB Fakae

I am a Veterinary Doctor, specialised in Tropical Animal Health and Production from the Centre for Tropical Veterinary Medicine, University of Edinburgh (1993). Having spent years in teaching and rese...
Professional role Vice Chancellor
Location: Port Harcourt, NIGERIA


Rich Goodman

Rich Goodman

I'm the E-Learning Systems Team Manager in IT Services at Loughborough University. Our team is responsible for running and hosting many of the E-Learning (and related) systems at the University, inclu...
Professional role E-Learning Systems Team Manager
Location: Loughborough


Ros Smith

Ros Smith

Having worked on the Ferl website and the Ferl Practitioners' programme at Becta from 2002-2005,I set up my own consultancy in e-learning (as it was called then!) specialising in authoring and produci...
Professional role e-Learning author and consultant
Location: Tewkesbury, Glos, UK


Sandra Huskinson

Sandra Huskinson

I work part-time Loughborough University (School of Business and Economics) as an Online Development Officer and I also work as a freelancer consultant. I am currently working on a wide variety of pro...


Sarah Cornelius

Sarah Cornelius

Online teacher and researcher. Current interests include teaching with web conferencing, learning through online role plays and teachers' experiences of implementing mobile devices
Professional role Senior Lecturer
Location: Aberdeen, UK


Sarah Horrigan

Sarah Horrigan

I'm the Learning Technologies Manager at the University of Sheffield and am also part of the CMALT Development Group. Am curious about most stuff generally! My CMALT portfolio - http://sites.google.co...
Location: Nottingham, England


Sarah Sherman

Sarah Sherman

I am the Service Manager for the Bloomsbury Learning Environment (BLE) - a shared e-learning service for five institutions of the University of London (Birkbeck, the Institute of Education, the London...
Professional role eLearning Manager
Location: London, UK


Sarah-Jane Saravani

Sarah-Jane Saravani

Library manager with a bent for e-learning and, more recently, the impact of mobile delivery on library services and resources.
Professional role Librarian
Location: Hamilton


Seb Schmoller

Seb Schmoller

I stood down from my half-time job with ALT in May 2012, but doing a bit of work to support ALT in this year's use of CrowdVine. I am carrying on with the parallel role I always had as an independent ...
Professional role Independent consultant
Location: Sheffield, South Yorkshire, UK


Steve Ryan

Steve Ryan

I am Director of the Centre for Learning Technology at the LSE
Professional role Director of the Centre for Learning Technology
Location: London


Steven Verjans

Steven Verjans

Lecturer and Learning Technology researcher at Open Universiteit (NL). Originally a language and literature graduate at K.U.Leuven, I have worked as researcher in a number of technology related domain...
Professional role Lecturer in e-learning and learning technologies
Location: Heerlen, The Netherlands


Suzanne Hardy

Suzanne Hardy

Professional role Senior Advisor
Location: Newcastle upon Tyne, UK


Teri Taylor

Teri Taylor

I am a senior lecturer at Northumbria University in the Learning and Teaching team. My background is as a Physiotherapist but over the last few years, I have moved into work-based learning and into mo...
Professional role Senior Lecturer, Learning and Teaching
Location: Northumberland


Theresa Kinnison

Theresa Kinnison

Long experience in technology for FE (Becta and LSIS)but also science specialist and had taught in schools. Just finishing MA in Science Education at the Institute of Education. Have just moved away f...
Professional role Consultant
Location: South Gloucestershire, UK


Tim Linsey

Tim Linsey

Deputy Director of Academic Development & Head of e-Learning, Department of Academic Development, Kingston University
Location: Kingston, London, UK


Vicki McGarvey

Vicki McGarvey

I work at Nottingham Trent University in the Centre for Academic Development and Quality as a Senior eLearning Developer. I have been involved in the management of eLearning for nearly 8 years, beginn...
Location: Nottingham, United Kingdom


amber thomas

amber thomas

Programme Manager at JISC with a focus on sharing learning materials, repositories, open educational resources, open licensing, IPR and openness generally.
Location: UK-wide role but live in warwick


brian whalley

brian whalley

I'm a geomorphologist (Wikipedia will do fine if you need to look it up!) with an interest in FHE teaching and learning from the practitioner side. Likewise an interest in e-journals and e-books etc. ...
Professional role educator
Location: Sheffield


sally holden

sally holden

I work at Peninsula College of Medicine and Dentistry where I manage a team of Learning Technologists.
Professional role eLearning manager
Location: Plymouth, UK


sue greener

sue greener

Co-editor Interactive Learning Environments