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Lord Puttnam to speak at Handheld Learning

Film production legend Lord David Puttnam of Queensgate has been signed up to give the keynote speech at this year’s Handheld Learning Conference.

Lord Puttnam, who spent 30 years as an independent film producers, will call for the education sector to work closer with entertainment markets

He will be providing the closing keynote on Wednesday 15th October at 16:00.

"Lord Puttnam's keynote will provide the perfect conclusion to what has become the world's largest meeting of senior representatives from what had previously been considered the disparate sectors of entertainment and education,” said Graham Brown-Martin, founder of Handheld Learning

“Lord Puttnam, through his unquestionable work both in the fields of entertainment and education means that he is uniquely positioned to conclude this years Handheld Learning Conference with a powerful call to action that only the timid will ignore.”

Lord Puttnam joins a roster of speakers including:

David Yarnton, General Manager, Nintendo UK

Chris Deering, Chairman, Codemasters

Ray Maguire, MD, Sony Computer Entertainment

Sean Kane, Global Head of Mobile, Bebo

Cindy Rose, Senior Vice-President, Disney Interactive Media Group

Tim Chaney, President, Virgin Play SA

Stephen Johnson, author (Everything Bad is Good For You)

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