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AISB event Bulletin Item

CFP: International Conference on Computer Aided Learning 2007

ICL2007  Special Sessions 

26 - 28 September 2007 Villach, Austria

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Special Sessions 

The conference ICL2007 will have special sessions in the field of 
  * ePortfolios and 
  * School and IT 

Please find the Calls for papers for this special sessions attached.

Scope of the conference 

This interdisciplinary conference aims to focus on the exchange of  relevant trends and research  results as well as the presentation of practical experiences gained while developing and testing elements of  interactive computer aided learning. Therefore pilot projects, applications and products will also be welcome.  

The conference will be organized by the Carinthia Tech Institute (School of Electronics), Villach/Austria and is supported by: 
  * European Distance and E-Learning Network (EDEN), 
  * Federal Ministry for Education, Science and Culture of Austria (BM:BWK), 
  * IEEE Education Society 
  * Austrian Computer Society (OCG) 
  * International Society of Engineering Education (IGIP) 
  * International Association of Online Engineering 

Topics of interest 
  * Web based learning (WBL) 
  * Life long learning 
  * Intelligent content 
  * Adaptive and intuitive environments 
  * Responsive environments 
  * Mobile learning environments and applications 
  * Computer aided language learning (CALL) 
  * Platforms and authoring tools 
  * MashUp technologies 
  * Networks/Grids for learning 
  * Knowledge management and learning 
  * Collaborative learning 
  * Applications of the Semantic Web 
  * e-Portfolios 
  * Standards and style-guides 
  * Remote and virtual laboratories 
  * Multimedia applications and virtual reality 
  * Pedagogical and psychological issues 
  * Evaluation and outcomes assessment 
  * New learning models and applications 
  * Cost-effectiveness 
  * Real world experiences 
  * Pilot projects / Products / Applications 

Types of sessions 
  * Full paper sessions (20 minutes presentation followed by a panel discussion) 
  * Short paper sessions: (15 minutes presentation) 
  * Interactive demonstrations (15 minutes) 
  * Poster sessions 

Other opportunities to participate:  
  * Run a workshop or tutorial (This are half or full day events and do not require written or published papers. Proposals should clearly indicate the topic, background knowledge expected of the participants, objectives, and the qualifications of the instructor.) 
  * Organize a  thematic session. (Proposals should include a minimum of three  papers, a session title, a list of the topics covered and the qualifications of the session organizer. The name of the session organizer will appear in the program and proceedings.) 
  * Exhibit at ICL (Products and developments of appropriate technologies) 

All accepted submissions for their presentation in the conference (papers, demonstrations, posters) will be included in the conference proceedings.
For those who are interested in organizing a thematic session, please, send an email to the conference chair, and if it is pre-approved we will send you a login/password for our submission system so you can include and modify papers in your invited session.
Thematic session organizers with the best performance will be co-editors of the proceedings CD. 
They will also be candidates for invited editors, or co-editors of a possible iJET (International Journal of Emerging Technologies in Learning) issue related to their invited session papers.

Conference language 


The proceedings will be published on CD in cooperation with the Kassel University Press (own ISBN number).  Format instructions will be available in time. 

Conference chair 

M. Auer, Carinthia Tech Institute Villach, Austria

Program committee 

Senior Program Committee Members 

A.Y. Al-Zoubi, Proncess Sumaya University Amman, Jordan
Peter Baumgartner, Danube University Krems, Austria
Christos Bouras, University of Patras and Research Academic Computer Technology Institute, Greece
Christian Dorninger, Federal Ministry of Education, and Culture Austria
Martin Hitz, University of Klagenfurt, Austria
Jozef Hvorecky, VSM Bratislava, Czech Republic
Trayan Iliev, University of Sofia, Bulgaria
George Ioannidis, University of Patras, Greece
Gran Karlsson, KTH Stockholm, Sweden
Barbara Kerr, Concordia University Montreal, Canada
Andreas Pester, Carinthia Tech Institute Villach, Austria
Rob Reilly, MIT Media Lab, USA
Michael Schanz, VDE, Frankfurt/Main, Germany
Wolfgang Scharl, Technikum Vienna, Austria
Richard Straub, IBM, France
Thomas Schmidt, HAW Hamburg, Germany
Andras Szucs, EDEN, TU Budapest, Hungary
Doru Ursutiu, University Transylvania Brasov, Romania 

Program Committee Members 

Carme Anguera Iglesias, Open University of Catalonia
Folkert Castelein, Global Learning Group Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Jolanta Chec, National Institute of Telecommunication, Poland
Matjaz Debevc, University of Maribor, Slovenia
Rhena Delport, University of Pretoria, South Africa
Arthur Edwards, Universidad de Colima, Mexico
Samir A. El-Seoud, PSUT Amman, Jordan
Golberi Ferreira, CEFET Santa Catarina, Brasil
Marga Franco i Casamitjana, Open University of Catalonia
David Guralnick, Kaleidoscope Learning New York, USA
Natalia Ivankova, University of Alabama, USA
Bassem Khafagi, E-L-M-E, Inc. Cairo, Egypt
Andrea Karpati, Etvs University Budapest, Hungary
Ilja Leibo, MIOE Moscow, Russia
Bogdan Logofatu, University of Bucharest
Dieter Mller, University of Bremen, Germany
Andrew Nafalski, University of South Australia
J.A. Ortega, University of Barcelona, Spain
John Sandler, Telstra Corporation Melbourne, Australia
Jeanne Schreurs, University of Hasselt, Belgium
Ursula Stickler, The Open University, UK
Armand Strazds, Riga Technical University
Costas Tsolakis, University of the Aegean Rhodos, Greece
Philip David Wazdatskey, Redlands, USA
Y.M. Wang, University of Alabama, USA
Angela Weilguny, Federal Ministry of Education, Science and Culture Austria

Organizing committee chair 

H. Kleber (Carinthia Tech Institute)

Submission of papers 

The abstracts should be submitted using the Electronic Submission System. If unable to submit the abstract electronically, please contact the chair. 

Proposals for demonstrations, tutorials and the exhibition also may be submitted in a short form (email to: ).

Important dates 

May 18, 2007            Submission of  extended abstracts 
June 01, 2007            Proposals for tutorials, demos, exhibition 
June 18, 2007           Notification of acceptance 
Sept. 10, 2007           Camera-ready due 
Sept. 26-28, 2007       Conference ICL2007
For more information contact
phone:  +43-4242-90500-2115

General information 

The conference will be organized by the Carinthia Tech Institute in Villach. Conference venue is the Conference Center Villach.
Villach   is located in the southern part of Austria near Italy and Slovenia and can easily be reached by aircraft (Klagenfurt, Ljubljana, Salzburg), by train (EC) and highway (Autobahn).