Constructing Modern Knowledge 2018 begins at 9 AM on July 10th at the Manchester, NH Manchester Downtown Hotel. Registration begins at 8:15 AM. PLEASE DO NOT COME EARLY. We will be working until the last minute to make the magic happen.

CMK 2018 ends at 4:00 PM on Friday, July 13th. The institute culminates 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 and 45-60 minutes prior to your flight.

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



9:00 AM – 3:00 PM Pre-institute ” Introduction to Learning with Electronics” workshop – additional registration required. Space still available.

Monday Evening

Participants often congregate informally in the Hotel Tavern


Tuesday July 10th

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

5:30 PM                                   Reflection circles

7:30 PM                                   Institute dinner at Gaucho’s Restaurant


Wednesday July 11

8:45 AM – 9:15 AM               Participant requested tutorials

9:00 AM – 3:00 PM              Project Development

11:00 AM                                  Guest speaker: Dr. James Loewen

12:00 PM                                  Lunch

1:00 PM                                    Project work continues

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 and presentations by Eric Rosenbaum and Jie Qi

11:00 PM                                 Meet at the Park Street T Station for bus ride back to Manchester

Midnight                                 Return to the Radisson Hotel


Thursday July 12

8:45 AM – 9:15 AM             Participant requested tutorials

9:15 AM                                 Guest Speaker: Carla Rinaldi

10:30 AM                               Project Development

12:00 PM                               Lunch

1:00 PM                                 Project work continues

4:00 PM                                 Masterclass with Grammy Award Winner Brian Lynch & Grammy nominee,
Zaccai Curtis

5:00 PM                                 Reflection circles

7:00 PM – Midnight           Extra optional project development time


Friday July 13

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, 10th anniversary celebration

4:00 PM                                 Farewell to all!