Keynote Presentations:

Fischer, G. (2017): “Envisioning and Grounding New Educational Designs in Data Driven Approaches”, Conference “EC-TEL 2017: Twelfth European Conference on Technology Enhanced Learning”, Tallinn, Estonia, September 2017,

Fischer, G. (2013): “From Renaissance Scholars to Renaissance Communities: Learning and Education in the 21st Century”,  International Conference on “Collaboration Technologies and Systems”, San Diego (May 2013) []

Fischer, G. (2009) “Cultures of Participation and Social Computing: Rethinking and Reinventing Learning and Education”, 9th IEEE International Conference on Advanced Learning Technologies, Riga, Latvia, July 2009 []

Fischer, G. (2009) “Cultures of Participation: Opportunities and Challenges for the Future of Digital Libraries”, JCDL’2009: Joint Conference on Digital Libraries, University of Texas, Austin, TX, June 2009 [] (they posted it at their site as well)

Fischer, G. (2009): “End-User Development and Meta-Design: Foundations for Cultures of Participation”, EUD’09: Second International Symposium on End User Development, Siegen, Germany, March 2009 []

Fischer, G. (2008): “Transcending the Unaided, Individual Human Mind: Understanding, Fostering, and Supporting Cultures of Participation”, NordiCHI Conference, Lund, Sweden, October 2008 []

Fischer, G. (2007): “Building New Worlds Together: Meta Design and Social Creativity”, Google, Boulder Engineering Open House, November 14 []

Fischer, G. (2007): “Meta-Design and Social Creativity”, 19th International Engineering Management Conference (IEMC 2007) “Managing Creativity: The Rise of the Creative Class”, Austin, Texas, July 2007. []

Fischer, G. (2007): “Designing Socio-Technical Environments in Support of Meta-Design and Social Creativity”, Conference on Computer Supported Collaborative Learning (CSCL ‘2007), Rutgers University, July; []

Fischer, G. (2006): “Anatomy is Not Destiny: Creating ‘Eye Glasses’ for the Mind”, Interagency Committee on Disability Research State of the Art Conference: “Technology for Improving Cognitive Function”, June 29 and 30, 2006, Washington, DC. []

Fischer, G. (2006): “Distributed Intelligence: Extending the Power of the Unaided, Individual Human Mind.”Advanced Visual Interfaces (AVI) Conference, Venice, May 23-26, 2006. []

Fischer, G. (2005) “Innovative Media in Support of Distributed Intelligence and Lifelong Learning.” Third IEEE International Workshop on Wireless and Mobile Technologies in Education, IEEE Computer Society, Tokushima, Japan, November. []

Fischer, G. (2005): Integrating Individual and Social Creativity—Creativity Research in the USA and at L3D”, First International Conference “Creativity: A Multifaceted View”, Moscow, September 2005. []

Fischer, G. (2004): “From ‘Anywhere, Anytime, Anyone’ to ‘The Right Information at the Right Time, in the Right Place, in the Right Way to the Right Person’” — International Workshop Series on RFID: Information Sharing and Privacy, Tokyo, November 2004. []

Fischer, G. (2004): “Knowledge Creation, Integration, and Dissemination in Design Communities”— JAIST Forum 2004, Japan, November 2004. []

Fischer, G. (2003): Meta-Design: A Framework for the Future of End User Development (EUD)” — “EUD-Net” Symposium, October 6 and 7, 2003, Fraunhofer, Birlinghoven []

Fischer, G. (2003): Working and Learning when the Answer is not Known” – European Conference on CSCW, Helsinki, September, 2003 []

Fischer, G. (2003): Design, Design Communities, and Knowledge Management: Why Learning from the Past is not Enough” — IKNOW’03, Graz, July, 2003 []

Fischer, G. (2002): “Teachers as Scholars” — February, 2002 []

Fischer, G. (2001): Communities of Interest (CoIs): Learning through the Interaction of Multiple Knowledge Systems “IRIS (24th annual Information Systems Research Seminar in Scandinavia), Ulvik, Hardanger Fjord, Norway, August 11-14, 2001 []

Fischer, G. (2001): “The Software Technology of the 21st Century: From Software Reuse to Collaborative Software Design” —“ISFST2001: International Symposium on Future Software Technology 2001”, November, 5-7, 2001, ZhengZhou, Henan Province, China []

Fischer, G. (2000): “Shared Understanding, Informed Participation, and Social Creativity: Objectives for the Next Generation of Collaborative Systems”  — COOP’2000: Fourth International Conference on the Design of Cooperative Systems, Sophia Antipolis, France, May 23-26, 2000. []

Fischer, G. (2000): New Mindsets and New Cultures: Discovery Learning, Lifelong Learning, Learning Communities, and the University of the Future” — Discovery Learning Conference, CU Boulder, May 2000 []

Fischer, G. (1999): User Modeling: The Long and Winding Road— Seventh International Conference on User Modeling []