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About George Siemens

George Siemens, Founder and President of Complexive Systems Inc., a research lab assisting organizations to develop integrated learning structures for global strategy execution. In 2006 he authored a book - Knowing Knowledge (.pdf version available here)- an exploration of how the context and characteristics of knowledge have changed, and what it means to organizations today. In 2009, he published the Handbook of Emerging Technologies for Learning (.pdf version available here) with Peter Tittenberger.

George is currently affiliated with the Technology Enhanced Knowledge Research Institute (TEKRI) at Athabasca University. His role as a social media strategist involves planning, researching, and implementing social networked technologies, with focus on systemic impact and institutional change.

Prior to TEKRI, he was the Associate Director, Research and Development with the Learning Technologies Centre at University of Manitoba.

image, George Siemens

Image via Stephen Downes, UNESCO conference, Barcelona, 2009

George has presented at numerous national and international conferences, on topics which include: the role of new media in learning, systemic change, social media and networked learning, elearning in vocational education, streaming media, and connectivism. For more information, please visit the presentations page. If you would like George to present at your conference or event, or are interested in consultation services, please contact him directly via email.

Updated January 8, 2010


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