Disney have signed up to become one of five main conference sponsors at next month's Handheld Learning Conference 2008.
The firm joins Nintendo, Apple, T-Mobile and Studywiz as head sponsors.
Cindy Rose, the Senior Vice-President of the Disney Interactive Media Group, will also be speaking at the conference.
"We are very excited that Disney have chosen Handheld Learning 2008 as a platform to share their thoughts and vision for how relevant their properties are in informing and educating young people as well as entertaining them,” said Handheld Learning MD Graham Brown-Martin.
Disney's participation along with Nintendo's demonstrates the undeniable impact that the worlds consumer electronics and entertainment software industries are having on the global education sector.
The Handheld Learning Conference has now, without question, become the global meeting place for these sectors to cross-fertilise for the benefits of learners everywhere."