Speaker: James Forrest
April 9-12, 2008
Montréal, Québec, Canada

Speakers: Biography

James Forrest

Web Creative Director
Peabody Essex Museum
New Media
East India Square
Salem MA
01970 USA

James Forrest is the award-winning Web Creative Director of the Peabody Essex Museum, the oldest continuously operating museum in the United States, and also the Principal of Ambalogic Interactive Studios.

With a background in new media, design, fine art, and sound design, Jim's work presents new possibilities for the changing experiential landscape online and beyond.

Jim's work has been featured in many articles, presentations, and shows about personalization, bookmarking, cultural exchange, and community outreach. As part of PEM's award winning New Media team, he works to create rich, engaging experiences within varying learning models and cultures.

James will present Learning from the People: Traditional Knowledge and Educational Standards. [Paper]