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:

20th Annual Training Directors' Forum. June 6-9, 2004, Phoenix, AZ: Sheraton Wild Horse Pass Resort and Spa

"This is the 20th annual edition of the training field's premier leadership conference - drawing on the combined expertise of Training magazine, Presentations magazine, TDF e-Net, Presentations Industry Update, Online Learning News & Reviews and Creative TrainIng Techniques newsletter-and dozens of other publications in the worldwide VNU family."

AECT 2004 Summer Conference. June 10-12, 2004, DeKalb, IL: Northern Illinois University

"Technology Leadership in Education: Past, Present and Future Trends" is the theme. "AECT and the Blackwell History of Education Museum are hosting a multi-discipline and multi-perspective conference that explores the role of leadership and educational technology over time. Sessions will focus on the following: historical developments in the use of technology in teaching (including print technology); current technologies and their application in education; where these past and current trends may lead us in the future; and general leadership issues."

Educause Southeast Regional Conference. June 7-9, 2004, Atlanta, GA: Atlanta Conference and Visitor's Center

"The 2004 theme is 'Investing Today for Tomorrow.' Whether your focus is administrative services, information resources, teaching and learning, technology infrastructure, or management within higher education, you will find opportunities to learn, share, and connect with others in your field and from your part of the country."

College and Code Copyright Symposium. June 10-11, 2004, Adelphi, Maryland: University of Maryland University College

"Higher education institutions are facing increasingly complex issues involved in the use of campus computer networks, the delivery of quality scholarly materials to faculty and students and securing information disseminated on campus. Colleges, Code, and Copyright is a two (2) day symposium that will focus on these and other issues that impact the delivery of quality copyrighted content in higher education." odell/cip/symposium/index.html

The eLearning Instructional Design Symposium. June 17-18, 2004, Chicago, IL: Hyatt Regency O'Hare

"In order to get the "learning" in e-Learning, the right content must be provided in the right context to the learner. Which, of course, means there must be effective instructional design. The 3rd Annual eLearning Instructional Design Symposium is intended to provide every participant with a set of solutions to common e-Learning instructional design challenges. This symposium will give you the strategies and techniques you need to help you design e-Learning that is educational and engaging." pbuild/linkbuilder.cfm?selection=doc.483

NECC (National Educational Computing Conference). June 20-23, 2004, New Orleans, LA: Ernest N. Mortal Convention Center

"NECC is an annual forum to learn, exchange, and survey the leaps and bounds being made in the field of education technology. Through hands-on workshops, lecture-format and interactive "short" sessions, discussions with key industry speakers, and the largest vendor exhibition of its kind, participants have the unique opportunity to discover and share what they need to develop the appropriate use of technology in their classrooms, districts, and universities."

ED-MEDIA 2004: World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia & Telecommunications. June 21-26, 2004, Lugano, Switzerland

"ED-MEDIA 2004-World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia & Telecommunications is an international conference, organized by the Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE). …