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“Share the Knowledge Tour” Coming To Georgia Southern University May 22

Students, Professors, and Community Members Will Meet Max, the “Around World Biker” and learn about open access to quality educational materials. 

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SAP University Alliances, Interaction-Design Foundation (IDF), and Georgia Southern University (GSU) are pleased to announce the Share the Knowledge Tour will stop at GSU on May 22, 2013!

In mid-May, IDF’s biker, Max, began a four-year around the world bike and canoe journey in Orlando. Max will spend the next six months visiting universities across North America to share his story with professors, students, and local communities. Mile by mile, city by city, university by university Max is promoting open access to quality educational materials. Education is the single most powerful way to lift people out of poverty and change lives, and Max will share this vision at every stop. View this video preview and check out the bike tour website.

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Agenda — May 22, 2013, 2:00-4:00 pm

Students, professors, and community members cheer Max’s arrival and see his cutting edge touring technology. Recreation Activity Center, Bunny Akins Blvd, Statesboro, GA.

Max shares his story about his “Around The World” bike journey, sharing knowledge about free innovative learning resources.

Interviews with Max, networking, and registration for membership in IDF and SAP Jam.

We encourage you to follow the Share the Knowledge tour online. Videos, photos, and blogs will be posted weekly, and available at and  

Learn more

·      Tour Video Preview 

·      Share the Knowledge Tour

·      Interaction Design Foundation

·      SAP’s Sponsorship of IDF


John Baxter, SAP University Alliances,


Lee Traupel, IDF Media Relations,

About Interaction Design Foundation

IDF is a ten year old transformative non-profit enterprise focused on educating, informing and stimulating the global technology design community. The organization has created a powerful cloud based publishing model, blending free courses with an immersive web site for thought leaders, students, authors, academia, design professionals, futurists and even tech-challenged consumers.

The Denmark based foundation has self-funded throughout its ten years in existence but is now sponsored by SAP Corporation and partly funded by professionals who become supporting Foundation Members, Corporate Sponsorships and Grants.




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