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Register To Attend the 2024 Play Make Learn Conference

Tuesday, May 7, 2024

Register now for the 2024 Play Make Learn conference!

Registration for PLAY MAKE LEARN 2024 is officially OPEN! Play Make Learn is a second-to-none opportunity for library practitioners to work with and learn alongside designers, museologists, researchers, artists, makers, and more – all at the beautiful Memorial Union in Madison! More information (including how to register) is below.

When: July 18-19
Where: Memorial Union | 800 Langdon St. | Madison, WI
Register by May 31 for Early Bird rates!
Learn more: On the PML website and follow on social media for keynote announcements.

The Play Make Learn (PML) Conference promotes high-quality learning opportunities for educators, researchers, developers, designers, foundation leaders, policy makers, museum and library professionals, and school leaders who are dedicated to promoting making, gaming, and playful learning. We aim to engage our audience in cutting-edge learning science ideas and experiences; communicate state-of-the-art design, education, and research; demonstrate new and upcoming games and technology; and network to spark new projects in the following themes: playful learning, games for learning and positive social impact, making and makerspaces, STEAM education, arts integration in formal and informal spaces, and research/practitioner partnerships.

We’re excited to announce Pre-Conference Sessions are back! These additional sessions will take place July 17, 2024. Please visit the website to learn more about session options. Pre-Conference session registration is an additional fee.

Thanks to our generous sponsors, we are able to provide scholarships for a limited number of people in need of financial support. Complete the scholarship application here.

Learning Game Award Submissions Due June 1
Enter to win the coolest award in learning games! Finalists get free registration to Play Make Learn, a GEE! Award badge for your website, and the chance to showcase your game. In the spirit of James Paul Gee, we’re looking for digital and analog games that are fun, educational, and novel. Send us your best! Learn more here.