2016 Institute Schedule

The CMK Schedule
Constructing Modern Knowledge 2016 begins at 9 AM on July 12th at the Manchester, NH Radisson Hotel. Registration begins at 8:30 AM. Please don’t come early. We will be working until the last minute to make the magic happen.

CMK 2016 ends at 4:00 PM on Friday, July 15th. The institute ends with project sharing and reflection activities. We understand if you need to leave early to catch flights, but the entire experience is worthwhile. The Manchester Airport is 15 minutes from CMK and you may arrive an 45-60 minutes prior to your flight.

Flexibility is a hallmark of Constructing Modern Knowledge. Times will change.

Monday
Pre-institute ” Intro to Learning with Electronics” workshop

Monday Evening
Optional informal social event TBD

Tuesday July 12th
8:30 AM Registration
9:00 AM Welcome and project instigation
11:00 AM Project development commences
12:00 PM Lunch
1:00 PM Project work continues
4:15 PM Reflection activity
5:00 PM Guest speaker: Paulie DiMeo
7:30 PM Institute dinner at Gaucho’s Restaurant

Wednesday
8:45 AM – 9:15 AM Participant requested tutorials
9:00 AM – 3:00 PM Project Development
10:30 AM Guest speaker: Carla Rinaldi
3:00 PM Wrap-up
3:30 PM Board buses for Big Night Out in Boston
5:00 PM Arrive at MIT Media Lab for reception with Dr. Mitchel Resnick
6:00 PM Fireside chat with Dr. Stephen Wolfram
11:00 PM Meet at the Park Street T Station for bus ride back to Manchester
Midnight  Return to the Radisson Hotel

Thursday
8:45 AM – 9:15 AM Participant requested tutorials
9:00 AM – 4:00 PM Project Development
12:00 PM Lunch
1:00 PM Project work continues
4:00 PM Panel “Situating CMK” with Carla Rinaldi, Edith Ackermann, & Gary Stager
5:00 PM Reflection activity
7:00 PM – Midnight Extra optional project development time

Friday
8:45 AM – 9:15 AM Participant requested tutorials
9:00 AM – 12:00 PM Project completion
Noon – 1:00 PM Lunch
1:00 PM – Project sharing
3:00 PM – Wrap-up discussion, reflection
4:00 PM Farewell until CMK 2017!