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The Emerging Learning Design 2012 Conference (#ELD12) is pleased to announce our logo design competition.  The details are below, at this link
as well as attached for easy redistribution.  Please spread the word, the deadline is November 24th.

Also, as a reminder, our call for presentations is open, details and the submission form can be found at
as well as the flyer attached

Finally, #ELD12 is still looking for volunteers, including readers in a few categories.  Find details and information at



The Emerging Learning Design Conference announces a competition open to anyone possessing the graphic design skills to create a high impact logo. The winning design will be used on all promotional material produced by the conference.[i]

Logo should reflect and embody the theme of the conference “Innovative Practices for Digital Teaching and Learning”.  Details on the conference can be found at and specifically at

The following specifications must be met for an entry to be accepted:

  • No more than 2-3 color choices, but color is at the discretion of the designer.
  • Font selection should be simple and limited to not more than 2 fonts.
  • Logo must have a strong impact in both color and black and white.
  • Logo must be submitted in a scalable, ready to print format (CMYK, 300 dpi), preferably an Illustrator compatible vector file as well as a PDF.


Submission Requirements

All submissions must be made via email at and will receive a confirmation of receipt within 1 business day.  Submission email must include:

  • Name
  • Address
  • Phone contact
  • If you are a student, please indicate the institution or school you currently attend.
  • If you are under 18 years of age, please ask a parent to email the submission on your behalf and also indicate in the email that s/he has seen these submission guidelines and is submitting the design on your behalf.

All submission files should be attached to the email.  Entries must be received by 11:59pm on November 23, 2011.


Upon selecting a winning design, the Emerging Learning Design Conference will send out a press release that will include the design and information on the designer.  In addition, a certificate of appreciation will be presented to the successful designer during one of the main-session events the day of the conference, June 1, 2012.


Logo Design Panel

Anthony Fontana – Instructor of Art, Bowling Green State University

Laura Gesin – ELD Public Relations Lead, Communications High School

AJ Kelton - ELD Conference Chair, Montclair State University

John Luttropp – Art and Design Professor, Montclair State University

Frank Migliorelli – Owner, MigIdea Experience & Media Design

[i] The artist submitting a design for this competition acknowledges that they are submitting an original work that is their own and does not infringe on any outside copyrights or trademarks.  The winner will grant the Emerging Learning Design conference full use of the selected design, in perpetuity, under the CC-BY Creative Commons license and grants all others use under the CC-BY-NC-ND license.  Creative Commons license information can be found at


AJ Kelton
Director of Emerging Instructional Technology
College of Humanities and Social Sciences
Montclair State University
Twitter: @EmergLearnDesign
Hashtag: #eld12
Twitter: sorry_afk
Second life: AJ Brooks

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