Jewish Futures Conference

November 7-8, 2010
The Jewish Futures Conference, to be held on Monday, November 8, 2010  in New Orleans at the General Assembly of Jewish Federations of North America, will bring together visionary thinkers, passionate individuals, and inspiring presentations in a conference designed to shift the horizon of our thinking in Jewish education. Advances in media and technology are propelling rapid changes in the ways we live and learn. The conference will provide a space to imagine, learn and engage in purposeful conversation about the future of Jewish education. High profile presenters, combined with up and coming innovators from the Jewish and general world, will each be given 10-18 minutes to describe their vision for the future of Jewish learning in the context of emerging new digital and social technologies.

The Question:

As we move toward a world where learning happens anywhere and everywhere, authored by anyone, what could Jewish learning and life look like in the future?

The Program:

Help shape new thinking about the emerging Jewish future. We invite you to submit a short video that communicates your response to the above question. Those submitting the top three responses will be flown to New Orleans on November 7-8, 2010, all expenses paid, to present their thinking at the Jewish Futures Conference, a part of the General Assembly of Jewish Federations of North America.
  • Entries are to be submitted in the form of four minute videos.
  • Videos may include speaking, animation, slides, music, etc.
  • Response to the question to which entrants are addressing should be clear from the video.
  • Submitted videos must be received by August 27, 2010.
Updated: Jul. 18, 2010