Conference Calendar

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The following conferences may be of interest to the readers of the Quarterly Review of Distance Education. Recommendations for conferences to be listed in future issues may be sent to: burmeist@nova.edu

Third Annual (2006) Hawaii International Conference on Education. January 3-6, 2006. Honolulu, HI: Renaissance Ilikai Waikiki Hotel

"This event offers a rare opportunity for academics and other professionals from around the world to share their broad array of perspectives. True to its primary goal, this conference provides those with cross-disciplinary interests related to education to meet and interact with others inside and outside their own discipline." http://www.hiceducation.org/

Mid-Atlantic Regional EDUCAUSE Conference 2006. January 10-12, 2006. Baltimore, MD: Marriott Baltimore Waterfront Hotel

The conference theme is "Staying Agile, Maintaining Balance: Solutions from a Sea of Technology." Professionals involved in "administrative services, information resources, teaching and learning, technology infrastructure, or management within higher education will find opportunities to learn, share, and connect with others in the field. At the center of the conference are practical how-to sessions that offer valuable, region-specific information and ideas to help manage and lead IT. Preconference seminars will be held on the morning of January 10 and the full conference program is January 10-12."

http://www.educause.edu/marc06

5th IASTED International Conference on Web-Basted Education (WBE) 2006. January 23-25, 2006. Puerto Vallarta, Mexico: Sheraton Buganvilias Resort & Convention Centre.

http://www.iasted.org/conferences/2006/ mexico/wbe.htm

EDUCAUSE Southwest Regional Conference 2006. February 22-24, 2006. Austin, TX.

"This year's theme is "Building the IT Community of the Future." Professionals involved with "administrative services, information resources, teaching and learning, technology infrastructure, or management within higher education will find opportunities to learn, share, and connect with others in the field. At the center of the conference are practical "how to" sessions that offer valuable, region-specific information and ideas to help you manage and lead IT. Preconference seminars will be held on the morning of February 22nd and the full conference program runs February 22-24.

http://www.educause.edu/swrc06/

Wisconsin Educational Media Association (WEMA) 2006. March 5-7, 2006. Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin: Kalahari Resort

The theme of the conference is "Lightning in Paradise: WEMA and Brainstorm Conference." This conference provides opportunities to network with educational media professionals, policy makers, and vendors. Keynote sessions, group discussions and other events are planned.

http://www.wemaonline.org/ev.cf.2006.about. cfm

Fourth Annual IEEE International Conference on Pervasive Computer and Communications PerCom). March 1317, 2006. Pisa, Italy

IEEE PerCom 2006 will be the fourth annual conference on the emerging area of pervasive computing and communications aimed at providing an exciting platform and paradigm for all the time, everywhere services. This emergence is a natural outcome of the tremendous advances in wireless networks, mobile computing, sensor networks, distributed computing, and agent technologies. PerCom 2006 will provide a high profile, leading edge forum for researchers and engineers alike to present their latest research in the field of pervasive computing and communications. PerCom 2006 will feature a work in progress session in order to present and discuss merging results, and novel research questions, approaches, and directions.

http://cnd.iit.cnr.it/percom2006/

17th Annual SITE 2006. March 20-24, 2006. Orlando, Florida: DoubleTree Hotel at the Entrance to Universal

"This annual conference offers opportunities to share ideas and expertise on all topics related to the use of information technology in teacher education and instruction about information technology for all disciplines in preservice, inservice, and graduate teacher education as well as faculty and staff development. …