“Social Learning Summit" is an application-oriented specialized conference with experts from public policy and the business sector in conjunction with academics and users.
It took place for the first time on October 10th 2008 at the German Technical Museum Berlin, as a cooperative project between the Berlin Media Professional School (BMPS) and scoyo GmbH, operator of an innovative learning platform, in order to discover and discuss new forms of transmission of knowledge. Since then the conference is set up regularly by a project team of the Institute for Arts and Media Administration, consisting of different students each time.
On January 18th 2013 the Summit took place at the me collectors Room Berlin/Foundation Olbricht. Experts from science and politics joint with representatives from initiatives, teachers, parents and youngsters developed strategies of empowering media literacy in social networks.
In 2014, SLS was named Social Learning Space und took place at the famous Martin-Gropius-Bau Berlin on February 27th and 28th. Supported by Facebook the project team created a 24 hour-lasting marathon of discussion and multimedial production including the topics Europe, youth and culture in the context of social media. The film documentation of the conference was created by the famous filmmaker Karim Chrobog (famous for “War Child”).