From 26 November 2007 till 27 November 2007 Location: Berlin, Germany
Contribute to the future European research agenda in Technology Enhanced Learning. Take part in the Kaleidoscope 2007 Symposium - limited spaces available!
The aims of this two day Symposium are:
• To demonstrate the extent to which integration and synergy amongst various research actors is beneficial to the development of TEL research
• To confirm the extent to which the various researchers can transform academic excellence into concrete achievements
• To convince the world beyond academia as to the potential value and impact of research effort in this field
• To take forward the legacy of Kaleidoscope and ensure continuity in the field of Technology Enhanced Learning
From 26 November 2007 till 27 November 2007 Location: Lisbon, Portugal
The Conference consists of five Plenary Sessions, aiming at
the development of specific issues within the overarching theme of the Conference.
These Sessions include keynote addresses and the presentation of cases from
four Member states enabling participants to engage in active exchange of expertise
· Lifelong and lifewide learning; Rhetoric or
· Is validation of non-formal and informal learning
possible? European and international experiences and solutions
· Is validation of non-formal and informal learning
relevant and useful? The perspective of the users
· Valuing learning; The importance of
quality and trust
· Valuing learning; What are our visions?
Working Languages: Portuguese, English,
French, German and Spanish
Documentation languages: Portuguese and English
DATE: 26-27 November 2007 LOCATION: Lisbon, Portugal
From 26 November 2007 till 28 November 2007 Location: Milan, Italy This is a three-day event organized by British Council and the IATEFL Learning
This conference is an innovative attempt to bring together
ideas, proposals, reports, research and materials from teachers, developers
and practitioners, from Italy and overseas, who have been working with some
of these new technologies, and investigating how they can promote learning in
the context of ELT education.
The conference is aimed at local Italian teachers of English,
British Council teachers of English, ICT Coordinators both from the British
Council as well as the local context, members of the LTSIG and IATEFL in general,
as well as other interested participants.
The Third International Forum on E-Learning for Defence and Security
‘The Third International Forum on E-Learning for Defence
and Security’ will be held at Online Educa Berlin on November 28 and hosted
by The New Security Foundation. The Forum, which will once again bring together
leading figures from government, business, security and academia, will consist
of a main plenary session and a number of ‘breakout’ workshops focussing
in detail on key issues.
Some of the FORUM THEMES:
· Security review and the importance of training
· Developments in technology
· Technology-assisted learning in the security
· Legislation, regulation, licensing and standards
· Technology and in-service training
SPUTNIC is a one-year European Commission's Socrates-Accompanying
Measures project which stands for "Seminars Promoting the Use of Technologies
for Networking and International Collaboration". The project aims at raising
awareness about the beneficial impact of the (pedagogically sound) implementation
of new educational technologies that enhance international networking and collaboration
for an institution, its staff and its students.
A SPUTNIC Forum will be organised in conjunction with
Online Educa Berlin. The theme of this forum is 'Promoting Collaboration
Through New Educational Technologies'. It will cover four topics: Virtual
Mobility, Social Software applications, Streaming Video and Video conferencing.
The purpose of the SPUTNIC forum is to draw together check-lists,
tips and useful information which will be included in the interactive SPUTNIC
website and publications made by the SPUTNIC project team, supported under the
European Commission's Socrates Project, organising this event.
From 28 November 2007 till 30 November 2007 Location: Berlin, Germany
Online Educa Berlin takes place from 28 to 30 November 2007
This major international event brings together the top professionals and experts in technology-supported learning and training of all sectors: corporate training, higher and professional education, compulsory education and lifelong learning.
Each year Online Educa Berlin provides an exchange of current best practice, resources and research, as well as the setting for the world's largest international gathering of e-learning practitioners, policy-makers, suppliers and stakeholders.
From 28 November 2007 till 30 November 2007 Location: Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya Barcelona, Spain
This will be a significant and exciting event on cross-media, content production GRID, content protection, interoperable DRM (digital rights management), multimedia terminals, multiple-play, multichannel, multi devices, MPEG-21 terminal and tools, authoring tools, digital media, P2P, OMA, multi-channel delivery, content modelling, business models, security and distribution, legal aspects, accessibility, transaction models, multimedia music, workflow, and much more.
From 28 November 2007 till 01 December 2007 Location: Hannover, Germany 34th EUCEN Conference. The University as a Regional Actor: Partnerships for
Professional Development in Europe. Friday, 30th December 2007, the open day
of the EUCEN conference, will start with a keynote paper on the role of the
university in its region.
EUCEN has taken up objectives for the creation of a European
area of higher education in the field of university continuing education (UCE).
Producers of knowledge, centres of learning, drivers of change – The
role of universities of serving their region - Prof. (em) Hans G. Schuetze,
University of British Columbia, Canada
Keynote paper European University Association (EUA)
From 29 November 2007 till 30 November 2007 Location: Turku, Finland
An international summit meeting in Turku. TDF challenges the representatives
of public sector, business life and research to discuss education systems, vitality
of urban regions and welfare.
Society and economy change constantly. What kind of challenges does it impose
on the education systems? How can one arrange so that the needs of business
life are taken into consideration within the field of education? Familiarize
yourself with the programme of the forum - the discussion which will be presented
by top-level experts within their fields.
Turku Development Forum 2007 will attract Finnish and international decision-makers
and experts to discuss these current themes. The discussion will be presented
by central actors within their fields, among others, Sari Sarkomaa, Minister
of Education and Science, Anssi Vanjoki, General Manager of Multimedia, Nokia
and Robert A. Beauregard, Professor, Columbia University, New York.
From 30 November 2007 till 01 December 2007 Location: Brussels + Leuven, Belgium
European Education Policy Network - The Gateway to Research into European Policy on Education
The European Education Policy Network is a forum for policymakers and policy
researchers across Europe to discuss and analyse European policy affecting education.
The objective of European Education Policy Network is to reflect on, and to
further stimulate, the debate on the European Education Agenda between policymakers
and policy researchers across Europe. The network encourages the exchange
of ideas on the Europeanisation of education, the European policy processes
affecting education and the contribution of education to the European project.
Some of the KEYNOTES:
· The External Dimension of European Education
Reforms and Relations with Third Countries - Angelique Verli, Head of
Unit, Global Higher Education Cooperation Programmes, Directorate of Education
and Training Policies, European Commission
· Ivo Belet, MEP (Belgium) and member of the
European Parliament Committee on Education and Culture
· Academic Research on European Educational
Policymaking - Gert Biesta, Institute of Education, University of Stirling
Registration will remain open until
15 November 2007.