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AISB event Bulletin Item

CFP: Interactive Mobile and Computer Aided Learning, IMCL2009

Third Call for Papers- Deadline Extended

The 4th International Conference on Interactive  Mobile and Computer Aided Learning, IMCL2009 
Amman, Jordan, 22-24 April 2009 

The 4th International Conference on Interactive Mobile and Computer Aided Learning, IMCL2009, is part of an international initiative to promote technology-enhanced learning and online engineering world-wide. The IMCL2009 conference will cover all aspects of mobile learning, mobile business, mobile government, mobile society as well as the emergence of mobile technologies, services, implementation and implications for education, business, governments and society.

Keynote Speakers
1- Andy DiPaolo, Stanford University, USA,     
2- Terry Anderson, Athabasca University, Canada,                                  
3- Sabina Jeschke,  University of Stuttgart, Germany, 
4- Elizabeth Burd, University of Durham, UK, 
5- Rachida Ajhoun, Universit Mohamed V, Morocco.

IEEE,  International Association of Online Engineering and  International eLearning Association 

International Advisory Committee Chair
Rob Reilly, MIT Media Lab, USA

International Program Committee Chair
Michael Auer, Carinthia University of Applied Sciences, Austria

National Organizing Committee Chair
A. Y Al-Zoubi, Princess Sumaya University for Technology, Jordan

Important Dates
Submission of Full Paper	15 November	2008 (Extended)
Submission of Short Paper	30 November	2008 (Extended)
Notification of Acceptance	15 December	2008
Author Registration Deadline	15 January	2009
Camera-Ready Papers	15 February	2009
IMCL2009 Conference	22-24 April	2009

Supporting Journals
Authors of accepted IMCL2009 papers will be invited to submit selected papers for publication in one of the following reputed international journals:
	International Journal of Interactive Mobile Technology (iJIM)
	International Journal of Mobile Learning and Organisation (IJMLO)
	IEEE Multidisciplinary Engineering Education Magazine (MEEM)
	Journal of Educational Technology and Society
	International Journal of Engineering Education (IJEE)
	Advances in Human-Computer Interaction
	International Journal of Emerging Technologies in Learning (iJET)
	International Journal for Online Engineering (iJOE)
	International Journal of Computing and Information Sciences (IJCIS)

The conference will be held at Princess Sumaya University for Technology, (PSUT), which is located in the town of Al-Jubaiha, North of Amman, Jordan. The country has a combination of Mediterranean and arid desert climates, with Mediterranean prevailing in the North and West of the country, while the majority of the country is desert. Generally, the country has warm, dry summers and mild, wet winters, with annual average temperatures ranging from 12 to 25C (54 to 77F) and summertime highs reaching the 40C (105-115F) in the desert regions. The social activities of the conference will include a half-day trip to the Dead Sea, a day trip to Petra at the end of the conference and a special night under the beautiful skies of Wadi Rum.