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  • Janet Feldman
    Your invitation to Online Educa Berlin 2008! ... From: oeb@icwe.net To: kaippg@earthlink.net Sent: Thursday, September 04, 2008 12:57 PM Subject: Online Educa
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      Your invitation to Online Educa Berlin 2008!
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      Subject: Online Educa Berlin 2008 - Conference Agenda Online

      The Event

      Explore New Worlds of Learning

      Are you involved in education and training? Do you want to know how innovative digital technologies transform teaching and learning today? Are you interested in what your colleagues are doing around the world? Then you should mark your calendar for this year’s ONLINE EDUCA BERLIN!

      The 14th International Conference on Technology Supported Learning and Training will take place from December 3 – 5, 2008 in the Hotel InterContinental Berlin.

      ONLINE EDUCA BERLIN, the largest global e-learning conference for the corporate, education and public service sectors, showcases new learning technologies for all sectors of education and training. Assembling well over 2000 participants involved in learning, training and technology from 95 countries worldwide, the event offers an excellent forum for discussion and networking.

      The comprehensive conference agenda features key trends in e-learning, including social networking and collaboration tools, video, games, podcasting, blogs and wikis, innovative hardware and mobile learning. If you want to stay abreast of what is going on in learning and training worldwide, you should come to ONLINE EDUCA BERLIN!

      Find out more about the conference

      Special Interest Forums

      Following the success of three previous forums, Security and Defence Learning 2008, the 4th International Forum on Technology Assisted Learning and Training for Defence, Security and Emergency Services, will take place on Wednesday, December 3rd and review the new training challenges facing today’s security and emergency services, assess the impact of new technology and consider the potential for future development.
      The New Security Foundation has issued a CALL FOR PAPERS and would welcome any proposals for presentations. Click here for an outline of this year's topics and themes, as well as the proposal submission forms. Deadline for receipt of proposals is September 15th.

      The 1st ONLINE EDUCA Iberoamérica Forum on Wednesday, December 3rd meets the networking needs of the Spanish-speaking international e-learning and distance education community and will include a programme of expert symposia as well as round-table discussions. The forum will be held in Spanish.

      Pre-Conference Workshops

      A programme of optional workshops and seminars will take place on Wednesday, December 3rd, offering participants the opportunity to learn a new skill, enhance their knowledge or gather information about a specific topic. Participants also value these workshops and seminars as productive networking activities. These are either full- or half-day events and the number of participants is limited. Please reserve your place early!

      Detailed list of Pre-Conference Workshops, taking place on Wednesday, December 3rd, 2008.

      Keynote Speakers

      Richard Baraniuk, Open Education Advocate, Rice University, USA
      Richard Baraniuk is Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering. He founded Connexions, a non-profit publishing project that makes high-quality educational content available for free on the web and at very low cost in print. Each month, Connexions' free educational materials are used by over 850,000 people from over 200 countries.

      Michael Wesch, Cultural Anthropologist, Kansas State University, USA
      Michael Wesch is Assistant Professor of Cultural Anthropology. In his work Wesch explores the impact of new media on human interaction. He is well known for his groundbreaking work in digital ethnography and is also active in developing innovative teaching techniques.

      Clive Shepherd, E-Learning Guru and Consultant, UK
      Clive Shepherd is widely acknowledged as one of the UK’s foremost experts in e-learning, with more than one hundred published articles, books and e- books. He works with a broad range of public and private sector organisations, helping them to effectively harness the benefits of technology for workplace learning.

      Roger Larsen, Founder and Managing Director of Fronter, Norway
      Fronter is Europe’s largest commercial open source learning platform. Roger Larsen founded Fronter in 1998 based on the idea of making it simple to use tools for collaboration and learning on the web, based on open standards and with the users in control of the development. Today, Fronter products are used by more than 2000 learning institutions across Europe.

      Sponsoring & Exhibiting

      Leading international e-learning manufacturers, suppliers and service providers present their latest products and services in ONLINE EDUCA BERLIN’s extensive exhibition and demonstration area. It is the central meeting point within the conference where participants can compare vendors’ latest and best offers and select those that will help take their organisation to the next level.

      To view the up-to-date list of exhibitors and sponsors, please click here.

      If you are interested in exhibiting and sponsoring oppportunities, please contact us at marketing@...


      Participants: € 790
      Second Person:€ 690
      Students:€ 250 (please enclose a copy of Student ID)

      The fees include VAT, conference materials, a conference CD, coffee breaks and luncheons on December 4th and 5th, they do not include pre-conference events or accommodation. Payment should be made as indicated on the Registration Form. Group rates are available upon request.

      For more information, please contact: info@...

      Take part in OEB 2008 and explore new worlds of learning!

      If you have any questions, please contact info@...

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