IX Conference "Virtual University": VU'2009

Organized by Polish-Japanese Institute for Information Technology in cooperation with Warsaw University of Technology, Center of Open and Distance Education and University of Warsaw, Center for Open and Multimedia Education

Date: June 17-19, 2009
Adres: Polish-Japanese Institute for Information Technology
ul. Koszykowa 86, 02-008 Warszawa
Conference Site: Building of Polish-Japanese Institute for Information Technology (map)
ul. Koszykowa 86, 02-008 Warszawa
WWW: http://vu2009.pjwstk.edu.pl/indexen.htm
Email: vu2009@pjwstk.edu.pl

Topics
IX Conference "Virtual University: VU'2009" will focus, as did the previous conferences, on crucial areas connected with e-education in all its forms. Presentations and discussions will be dealing with, but not limited to, the following:
  1. e-education in Europe and the world,
  2. lifelong learning,
  3. quality assurance of e-education,
  4. methods and technologies of e-education,
  5. sociological, pedagogical and psychological aspects of distance education,
  6. educational portals,
  7. information technology including the Internet and multimedia in education,
  8. innovative methods of teaching specific subjects over the Internet,
  9. impact of Web 2.0 and Web 3.0 approaches  on E-Learning,
  10. modeling and simulation technologies,
  11. virtual laboratories.
Invitation
We would like to invite all professionals who are interested in e-education:
  1. academic, research and technical staff from universities and other institutions of higher education,
  2. specialists who are responsible for training of corporate staff,
  3. specialists from companies producing and selling tools for the creation of educational portals,
  4. specialists from companies producing and selling software and hardware for the creation of virtual laboratories,
  5. experts from institutions concerned with education,
  6. journalists who specialize in new technologies, especially e-learning,
  7. anyone interested in the use of the Internet and multimedia in education.
Conference Chairman

Prof. Lech Banachowski, Polish-Japanese Institute for Information Technology
 

Steering Committee

  • Prof. Bogdan Galwas, Warsaw University of Technology
  • Prof. Jan Madey, University of Warsaw
  • Prof. Lech Banachowski, Polish-Japanese Institute for Information Technology
The following persons have already confirmed to deliver a speech in English:
  1. Gavin McArdle, Motivations and Challenges in the Development of Effective 3D Collaborative E-Learning Environments.
  2. Satoru Ozawa, Formation of E-learning Networks in Asian Pacific Countries.
  3. Paul Rühl, Promoting national and transnational cooperation in higher education online - EuNeOn, the European Network of Networks for Higher Education Online.

Papers accepted for the conference will be critically reviewed and published after the Conference by the PJIIT Press. Papers may be submitted and presented either in Polish or English language.

Dates

1. Submission of the title and the summary of the paper (in .rtf, .doc or .odt format; not more than two A4 pages) by April 20, 2009.
2. Notification of acceptance by May 15, 2009.
3. Registration for the conference by June 1, 2009 - registration form - MS Word.
3. Submission of the presentation in .ppt format using this template by June 7, 2009.
4. Conference dates: June 17-19, 2009.
5. Submission of the full paper by July 15, 2009  -> format.

Conference fee - 450PLZ - to be paid by June 7, 2009 to the account:
PJWSTK; ul. Koszykowa 86; 02-008 Warszawa
PL38 2190 0002 3000 0046 2893 0101
SWIFT: MHBFPLPW
with note: Conference VU 2009