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Previous events

11/10/2006 to 13/10/2006
ePortfolio 2006: Fourth International ePortfolio Conference
The ePortfolio 2006 conference organisers have the pleasure to invite all policy makers, human resource managers, teachers, trainers, education managers, school heads, school administrators, ICT providers, and members of organisations promoting the use of ePortfolio to submit their contribution to the 4th International ePortfolio conference - Oxford, 11-13 October 2006. The main theme for the 2006 conference is: "eStrategies for Empowering Learners."

05/07/2006 to 07/07/2006
Call for papers - 6th IEEE International Conference on Advanced Learning Technologies (ICALT2006)
Theme: "Advanced Technologies for Life-Long Learning". Life-long learning becomes much more achievable as versatile infrastructures for mobile communication and portable Web access emerge. Supplementary to this, social software for supporting learners in sharing common views and actually build authentic understanding on relevant themes for learning needs to be conceptualized and experimented with.

27/06/2006
Joint CETIS-TechDis Accessibility and CETIS Assessment SIG Meeting
The meeting will have the theme of "Accessible Assessment" and will seek to raise the issues, which still need to be addressed in this area.

27/06/2006
JISC Toolkits - Peer review meeting
The current round of JISC Toolkits will meet to review each others work in progress.

09/06/2006
Portfolio reference models and interoperability
This meeting of the Portfolio SIG will discuss interoperability and related issues directly and in some detail. It will be informed by the discussions on Jiscmail's CETIS-PORTFOLIO and CETIS-PORTFOLIO-DEV.

28/04/2006
Joint Portfolio SIG & Lifelong Learning Group Meeting

20/04/2006
EDF-4 Bolton
The 4th ELF Developers' Forum will cover the latest from Toolkit projects including the re-use of Enterprise toolkits and REST Webservices for Personal Learning Environments.

06/04/2006 to 07/04/2006
Call for papers: Interoperable e-learning systems in action
The workshop is being organised and funded by the Telcert project and is sponsored by the European eLearning Industry Group, SURF SiX and European IMS Network. The workshop is hosted by the Open University of the Netherlands, one of the Telcert project partners.

05/04/2006
Dyscalculia and Dyslexia in Higher Education - "Forging the Future"
The DDIG (Dyscalculia and Dyslexia Interest Group) conference, "Forging the Future", offers a number of presentations and group sessions on issues which may be of particular interest to people working with dyscalculic and dyslexic students in HE (Higher Education).

28/03/2006
13th CETIS Enterprise SIG Meeting: XCRI Showcase

27/03/2006 to 31/03/2006
JISC Online Conference - Innovating e-Learning 2006: Transforming Learning Experiences
An online conference based around the work of the e-Learning and Pedagogy and Innovation strands of the JISC e-Learning Programme will be held on 27 - 31 March 2006.

17/03/2006
EC SIG meeting
You are invited to the next EC SIG meeting, on Friday 17th March. The meeting will focus on ways of transforming practice in e-learning.

16/03/2006
CETIS Assessment SIG meeting
The next CETIS Assessment SIG meeting will focus on issues around eassessment policy and practice, and look at likely future developments.

10/03/2006
Joint Accessibility and Portfolio SIG Meeting
The meeting will centre around on-going work connecting e-portfolios with accessibility, in the contexts both of e-portfolio usability and enhancing access to higher education.

01/03/2006
CETIS Metadata and Digital Repository SIG meeting
The next CETIS Metadata and Digital Repository SIG meeting will look at reference models, specific requirements from eLearning repositories and the OAIS model.

30/01/2006
UML For Everyone

26/01/2006
TELCERT Workshop; Tools for the e-Learning Framework
This workshop introduce participants in the e-Learning Framework projects and the broader JISC community to the tools developed by the TELCERT project. These tools exploit the IMS Application Profiling Guidelines which offer the prospect of refining (i.e. profiling) a variety of e-Learning technology specifications so as to better meet the needs of a target community, without breaking underlying interoperability.

19/01/2006
Meeting to gather feedback on IMS Content Packaging v.1.2
The EC- SIG are hosting a meeting to collect community feedback on the public draft of the IMS CP v1.2 specification to send to the IMS working group.

05/12/2005
12th CETIS Enterprise SIG Meeting

28/11/2005 to 29/11/2005
Next generation activity based eLearning
The Communities of Practice meeting in Berlin is the FINAL UNFOLD CoP meeting and provides a unique opportunity to participate in a working meeting whose goals are to “map out the requirements for the next generation of Learning Design based systems”. The meeting will be led by Rob Koper of the OUNL.

23/11/2005
Joint CETIS EC and Accessibility SIG Meeting
The next CETIS EC (Educational Content) and Accessibility SIG (Special Interest Group) meetings will be held jointly and will have the theme of mobile learning.

16/11/2005 to 18/11/2005
TechShare 2005
The TechShare conference is aimed at "professionals who work in the field of sight loss or have an interest in technology".

26/10/2005 to 28/10/2005
ePortfolio 2005
the 3rd International Conference on the electronic portfolio

19/10/2005
EDF-3 Manchester
The third ELF Developers' Forum meeting will take place on Wednesday 19th of October 2005 in Manchester in conjunction with the CETIS Enterprise SIG.

18/10/2005
Connecting Teachers & Technologists
Organized by the Enterprise SIG, the Pedagogy Forum & the JISC e-Learning Focus Journalists

12/10/2005 to 24/10/2005
UNFOLD Communities of Practice meeting
The Communities of Practice meeting in Glasgow provides a unique opportunity to spend three days talking with others who are working with the IMS LD specification, and participating in practical workshops.

04/10/2005 to 06/10/2005
Advancing ADL through Global Collaboration
The Australian Department of Education Science and Training (DEST) and the Advanced Distributed Learning Initiative (ADL) are proud to announce Advancing ADL through Global Collaboration, an international forum on the future of ADL technologies. The event will be held 4-6 October 2005 at the Hilton on the Park in Melbourne, Australia.

20/09/2005
Pedagogy and Metadata event
This is a joint meeting of the CETIS Metadata SIG (Special Interest Group) and the CETIS Pedagogy Forum The Meeting will be held at the Open University at their Milton Keynes campus on Tuesday 20th September 2005, 10.30am - 4pm.

16/09/2005 to 20/09/2005
Libraries Without Walls 6: Evaluating the Distributed Delivery of Library Services
An international conference organised by CERLIM (Centre for Research in Library and Information Management) with the theme of whether new services are having an impact on users.

12/09/2005 to 15/09/2005
DC-2005 Conference
The fifth International Conference on Dublin Core and Metadata Applications will focus on the use of vocabularies and will bring together users of Dublin Core, LOM (Learning Object Metadata), W3C (World Wide Web Consortium) Semantic Web, thesauri, subject classifications and taxonomies.

05/09/2005 to 06/09/2005
Assistive Technology Conference - Balancing the Equation
This conference will provide a platform for Assistive Technologists and academics with an interest in the role of technology in learner support for students with disabilities or learning differences.

05/09/2005 to 08/09/2005
ALT-C 2005: Exploring the Frontiers of e-Learning - Borders, Outposts and Migration
The ALT-C Conference has a number of themes relating to the e-learning - including: Architectures and Infrastructures, Collaboration, Design and Development, and Implementation.

23/08/2005 to 25/08/2005
Accessible Design in the Digital World
This conference will explore inclusive design in the real world and the challenges in implementing guidelines and meeting legal responsibilities.

20/07/2005
EDF-2 Glasgow
The second ELF Developers' Forum meeting was held on 20-21 July 2005 in conjunction with the CETIS Assessment SIG at the University of Strathclyde.

04/07/2005
Bodington Buzz - making learning more effective
The LAMS learning design package has recently been released as Open Source; TOIA is a highly regarded assessment engine free to UK Education institutions; Personal Development Planning is becoming increasingly required for institutional assessments either using blogging, e-portfolios or other methods; institutions are increasingly looking to share data in a secure way with other collaborating institutions with Shibboleth technology being favoured. All these topics are addressed in the JISC e-learning framework, and all have been integrated using the Bodington VLE.

20/06/2005 to 24/06/2005
alt-i-lab 2005
alt-i-lab (Advancing Learning Technology Interoperability)2005 includes working sessions, demonstrations and exchange of e-learning technology.

13/06/2005
Next EC-SIG meeting
The next EC- SIG meeting will take place on Monday, 13th June at the University of Bolton

13/06/2005
Next EC-SIG meeting
The next EC-SIG meeting will take place on Monday 13th June at the University of Bolton.

09/06/2005
10th CETIS Enterprise SIG Meeting

01/06/2005 to 02/06/2005
JISC Legal Conference: Legal Aspects of Online Learning
The JISC (Joint Information Systems Committee) Legal Conference will be covering a variety of legal issues regarding online learning.

23/05/2005
Joint CETIS Pedagogy Forum and Accessibility SIG Meeting
A joint meeting for the Pedagogy Forum and Accessibility SIG with the theme of accessibility and pedagogy.

16/05/2005 to 17/05/2005
IEEE LTSC face to face meeting
IEEE LTSC Working Groups will be holding face-to-face meetings the ADL Co-lab.

11/05/2005
Dreamweaver MX: Creating and Managing Accessible Web Sites
"This workshop aims to utilise the functionality of Dreamweaver for web page creation, content management and web site management, while ensuring all pages are accessible."

28/04/2005
CETIS Assessment SIG meeting
The sixteenth CETIS Assessment SIG meeting will cover a range of issues around CAA and interoperability standards.

28/04/2005
Free Web Conference on Software Accessibility, Usability Testing and Individuals with Disabilities
This conference will be based on the paper: Software Accessibility, Usability Testing and Individuals with Disabilities by Sheryl Burgstahler, Tracy Jirikowic, Beth Kolko, and Matt Eliot.

28/04/2005
Another test
with a description

27/04/2005 to 28/04/2005
VideoActive Workshop
This two day hands-on workshop will include the use of video and audio for learning and teaching as well as accessiblity requirements.

21/04/2005
Secrets of Dynamic HTML
DHTML (Dynamic HyperText Mark-up Language) combines HTML, CSS (Cascading Style Sheets) and client-side scripting in order to create interactive and animated web pages.

21/04/2005
Free Web Conference on Maximising Accessibility in Academic and Public Libraries
"This EASI Web conference presentation will offer a holistic approach to creating accessible libraries of all types."

20/04/2005
Fundamentals of Flash MX: Animation and Interactivity with Macromedia Flash MX
This is a practical workshop aimed at web users who would like to start using Macromedia Flash to create animated and interactive content for the web.

19/04/2005
Dreamweaver MX: Creating and Managing Accessible Web Sites
"This workshop aims to utilise the functionality of Dreamweaver for web page creation, content management and web site management, while ensuring all pages are accessible."

14/04/2005
Dreamweaver MX: Creating and Managing Accessible Web Sites
"This workshop aims to utilise the functionality of Dreamweaver for web page creation, content management and web site management, while ensuring all pages are accessible."

13/04/2005
Accessible Web Design
"This workshop encourages designers to develop a single accessible web site that does not impose barriers to usage."

08/04/2005
Beyond the Red Tape, Are the needs of governments, institutions, and learners inherently at odds with e-learning?
Why do many teachers and lecturers feel reluctant to use IT in their courses? Is it just an aversion to trying out new things, are they afraid of technology, or do they have justifiable reasons based on their teaching practices? Are the Government and educational institutions doing enough to support and promote e-learning, or do they actually hinder its adoption? Are things like traditional exam methods to blame? Or is it the measures by which teachers are externally audited?

07/04/2005
Fundamentals of Flash MX: Animation and Interactivity with Macromedia Flash MX
This is a practical workshop aimed at web users who would like to start using Macromedia Flash to create animated and interactive content for the web.

07/04/2005
Accessible Web Design
"This workshop encourages designers to develop a single accessible web site that does not impose barriers to usage."

06/04/2005
Dreamweaver MX: Creating and Managing Accessible Web Sites
"This workshop aims to utilise the functionality of Dreamweaver for web page creation, content management and web site management, while ensuring all pages are accessible."

04/04/2005 to 06/04/2005
CAL 05 - Virtual Learning?
The CAL Conference covers a number of topics including: Play and Experimentation; Dialogues, Communication and Learning; Education and Network Societies; and Educational Design and Pedagogical Research.

03/04/2005 to 07/04/2005
Vison 2005 London
This conference is sponsored by the International Society for Low Vision Research and Rehabilitation (ISLRR). It will include a large exhibition, speakers, key people in the field from across the world and seminars.

22/03/2005
Secrets of Dynamic HTML
DHTML (Dynamic HyperText Mark-up Language) combines HTML, CSS (Cascading Style Sheets) and client-side scripting in order to create interactive and animated web pages.

18/03/2005
Fundamentals of Flash MX: Animation and Interactivity with Macromedia Flash MX
This is a practical workshop aimed at web users who would like to start using Macromedia Flash to create animated and interactive content for the web.

17/03/2005
Dreamweaver MX: Creating and Managing Accessible Web Sites
"This workshop aims to utilise the functionality of Dreamweaver for web page creation, content management and web site management, while ensuring all pages are accessible."

17/03/2005
Webcasts from the CSUN 20th Annual International Conference
Webcasts from the CSUN (California State University Northridge) 20th Annual International Conference run by EASI (Equal Access to Software Information).

16/03/2005
Tenth CETIS-TechDis Accessibility SIG (Special Interest Group) Meeting
The Tenth CETIS-TechDis Accessibility SIG meeting will be held at TechDis in York.

14/03/2005 to 15/03/2005
9th CETIS Enterprise SIG Meeting / ELF Developers Forum

10/03/2005
Metadata and Digiatal Repository SIG Meeting
Focussing on repositories and related issues.

04/03/2005
Joint Pedagogy and EC SIG meeting on Learning Design
Update on learning design meeting

02/03/2005
Enhancing Your Web Pages: Further HTML, Style Sheets and Accessibility
This workshop will describe how to produce accessible content and will introduce accessibility guidelines and web standards.

24/02/2005
Accessible Web Design - Wales
"This workshop encourages designers to develop a single accessible web site that does not impose barriers to usage."

24/02/2005
Accessible Web Design - England
"This workshop encourages designers to develop a single accessible web site that does not impose barriers to usage."

23/02/2005
Dreamweaver MX 2004: Accessible Web Design
"This workshop aims to utilise the functionality of Dreamweaver for web page creation, content management and web site management, while ensuring all pages are accessible."

10/02/2005
Accessible Web Design
"This workshop encourages designers to develop a single accessible web site that does not impose barriers to usage."

09/02/2005
Enhancing Your Web Pages: Further HTML, Style Sheets and Accessibility
This workshop will describe how to produce accessible content and will introduce accessibility guidelines and web standards.

01/02/2005

01/02/2005
Secrets of Dynamic HTML
DHTML (Dynamic HyperText Mark-up Language) combines HTML, CSS (Cascading Style Sheets) and client-side scripting in order to create interactive and animated web pages.

26/01/2005
Fifteenth CETIS Assessment SIG Meeting
The fifteenth CETIS Assessment SIG meeting will take place on Wednesday 26 January 2005 at the University of York.

26/01/2005
Fundamentals of Flash MX: Animation and Interactivity with Macromedia Flash MX
This is a practical workshop aimed at web users who would like to start using Macromedia Flash to create animated and interactive content for the web.

25/01/2005
Enhancing Your Web Pages: Further HTML, CSS and Accessibility
"Accessibilty is rapidly becoming the driving force behind the design considerations for many web sites. This workshop will also investigate some of the fundamental steps required to produce accessible content as well as introducing current guidelines and web standards. This workshop provides a platform from which to make the next step towards more attractive, functional and accessible web content as well as providing a brief overview of some more advanced technologies for web interaction and content management/delivery."

21/01/2005
Understanding the Managed Learning Environment: what is it, and do you need one?

17/01/2005
Open meeting of the CETIS LIPSIG

12/01/2005
Second National Workshop and Tutorial on Handheld Computers in Universities and Colleges
This event will focus on handheld computers and mobile learning. It is aimed at lecturers, teachers, staff developers and learning technologists.

11/01/2005
Developing a Course Information Standard meeting

16/12/2004
Two-part Series on Specifications for Increasing Online Learning Accessibility - Part 2
This live web conference takes place in two parts on 2nd December and 16th December 2004 at 16:00 Eastern Standard Time (around 21:00 in the UK).

14/12/2004
Designs for Learning: Finding and reusing learning objects and learning activity management (LAMS) in basic number and statistics
This workshop will demonstrate how simple it is to create sequences of learning activities incorporating reusable learning objects (RLO) using freely available tools. You will have the opportunity to use some of these interoperable tools developed by the JISC to support e-learning and explore Learning Activity Management Software (LAMS) to create sequences of learning activities. The session will focus on teaching basic data interpretation and statistics.

09/12/2004
Ninth CETIS-TechDis Accessibility SIG (Special Interest Group) Meeting
This meeting is open to anyone interested in accessibility specifications and e-learning.

09/12/2004
Accessible Web Design
"This workshop encourages designers to develop a single accessible web site that does not impose barriers to usage."

08/12/2004
Next EC SIG meeting
The next meeting of will be a joint meeting between the Metadata SIG and the EC SIG. The meeting will focus on two standards that are of interest to both communities - namely METS (the Metadata Encoding and Transmission Standard) and Topic maps.

08/12/2004
Fundamentals of Flash MX: Animation and Interactivity with Macromedia Flash MX
This is a practical workshop aimed at web users who would like to start using Macromedia Flash to create animated and interactive content for the web.

07/12/2004
Dreamweaver MX 2004: Accessible Web Design
"This workshop aims to utilise the functionality of Dreamweaver for web page creation, content management and web site management, while ensuring all pages are accessible."

07/12/2004
Accessible Web Design
"This workshop encourages designers to develop a single accessible web site that does not impose barriers to usage."

03/12/2004
8th CETIS Enterprise SIG Meeting

02/12/2004
Two-part Series on Specifications for Increasing Online Learning Accessibility - Part 1
This live web conference takes place in two parts on 2nd December and 16th December 2004 at 16:00 Eastern Standard Time (around 21:00 in the UK).

24/11/2004
Web Accessibility: Design-for-All
This workshop encourages designers to develop a single accessible web site that does not impose barriers to usage.

23/11/2004
Fundamentals of Flash MX: Animation and Interactivity with Macromedia Flash MX
This is a practical workshop aimed at web users who would like to start using Macromedia Flash to create animated and interactive content for the web.

19/11/2004
Bodington Buzz: Introduction to the Bodington VLE System
With the growing interest in open source solutions for Virtual Learning Environments, the Bodington team would like to invite you to a free one-day seminar demonstrating the Bodington Open Source VLE system.

18/11/2004 to 19/11/2004
Techshare 2004
Techshare is an opportunity to engage with current thinking about the role of technology in the three themes of Learning, Work and Life.

18/11/2004
Authoring Rich Media Content Using SMIL (Synchronised Multimedia Integration Language)
This course provides content developers with information on how to author multimedia content using the features of the SMIL specification supported in the current generation of web browsers and media players.

17/11/2004
Enhancing Your Web Pages: Further HTML, CSS and Accessibility
"Accessibilty is rapidly becoming the driving force behind the design considerations for many web sites. This workshop will also investigate some of the fundamental steps required to produce accessible content as well as introducing current guidelines and web standards. This workshop provides a platform from which to make the next step towards more attractive, functional and accessible web content as well as providing a brief overview of some more advanced technologies for web interaction and content management/delivery."

16/11/2004
Dreamweaver MX 2004: Accessible Web Design
"This workshop aims to utilise the functionality of Dreamweaver for web page creation, content management and web site management, while ensuring all pages are accessible."

04/11/2004
Secrets of Dynamic HTML
This workshop in DHTML (Dynamic HyperText Mark-up Language) brings together the technologies of HTML, CSS (Cascading Style Sheets) and client-side scripting in order to produce interactive and animated web pages.

29/10/2004
Intrallect Developer’s Forum: Repository Interoperability
The purpose of this forum is to discuss potential ways in which other e-learning systems can interoperate with Intralibrary. The day will include demonstrations of intraLibrary’s current modes of interoperability and technical discussions on various system-to-system technologies.

28/10/2004 to 29/10/2004
ePortfolio 2004
This is the second International Conference on the electronic portfolio and will cover ePortfolios for schools, higher education, continuing professional development and lifelong learning.

20/10/2004
Pedagogy Forum and Assessment SIG Meeting
This Joint meeting of the CETIS Pedagogy Forum and the CETIS Assessment SIG will be held at Bolton Institute on Wednesday 20 October 2004.

13/10/2004
Enhancing Your Web Pages
This is a practical workshop for people who have had some experience of creating basic web pages and want to develop their pages further to include accessibility and CSS (Cascading Style Sheets).

08/10/2004
Secrets of Dynamic HTML
This workshop in DHTML (Dynamic HyperText Mark-up Language) brings together the technologies of HTML, CSS (Cascading Style Sheets) and client-side scripting in order to produce interactive and animated web pages.

04/10/2004
Eighth CETIS-TechDis Accessibility SIG Meeting
The eighth CETIS-TechDis Accessibility SIG Meeting will have a "Back to Basics" theme.

23/09/2004
MMI-Dublin Core Workshop
The MMI-DC (Metadata for MultiMedia Information - Dublin Core) Workshop is an open meeting held by CEN/ISSS (European Committee for Standardization / Information Society Standardization System).

14/09/2004
Dreamweaver MX: Creating and Managing Accessible Web Sites
"This workshop aims to utilise the functionality of Dreamweaver for web page creation, content management and web site management, while ensuring all pages are accessible."

10/09/2004
7th CETIS Enterprise SIG Meeting

09/09/2004
Is IT Accessible?
This one-day conference covers a variety of issues relating to accessibility and I T (Information Technology) including legislation, assisitive technology, and V L Es (Virtual Learning Environments).

09/09/2004
Dreamweaver MX 2004 : Accessible Web Design
"This workshop aims to utilise the functionality of Dreamweaver for web page creation, content management and web site management, while ensuring all pages are accessible."

08/09/2004
Web Accessibility: Design-for-all
"The "Design for All" principle, which underpins this workshop, encourages designers to develop a single accessible web site that does not impose barriers to usage."

02/09/2004
Tenth CETIS Educational Content SIG meeting.
The next meeting of the EC SIG will be on Thursday, 2nd September, at Learning & Teaching Scotland.

29/07/2004
Fundamentals of Flash MX: Animation and Interactivity with Macromedia Flash MX
This is a practical workshop aimed at web users who would like to start using Macromedia Flash to create animated and interactive content for the web.

27/07/2004 to 29/07/2004
Institutional Web Management Workshop 2004: Transforming the Organisation
Talks, parallel sessions and discussion groups will address the issues of how the Web is transforming institutions and how their working practices and structures may also need to be transformed in order to make best use of the Web.

27/07/2004
Dreamweaver MX 2004 : Accessible Web Design
"This workshop aims to utilise the functionality of Dreamweaver for web page creation, content management and web site management, while ensuring all pages are accessible."

18/07/2004 to 20/07/2004
Pan European Portals Conference 2004
Focussing on the move from pilots and feasibility studies to campus-wide implementation of a portal, this event will provide the opportunity for managers and developers to check out what's happening in portal developments within HE and FE.

07/07/2004
Web Accessibility: Design-for-all
"The "Design for All" principle, which underpins this workshop, encourages designers to develop a single accessible web site that does not impose barriers to usage."

05/07/2004 to 07/07/2004
JOLTS (Joint Learning Technology Standards) Workshop
JOLTS is an exciting collaboration between three groups, who have got together for the first time to bring their work to a wider audience. Each group will hold open meetings on their particular aspect of e-learning specifications and standards – and, as there are three groups, so there are three main strands to this conference: European Standards (CEN/ISSS); Accessibility (CETIS-TechDis); and Conformance (TELCERT) – with a day devoted to each.

30/06/2004
Pedagogy Forum Meeting: e-portfolios - pedagogical and social issues

30/06/2004
Metadata and Digital Repository SIG Meeting

29/06/2004 to 30/06/2004
Dysg E-Learning Conference
During this conference, a number of speakers will examine the future challenges for e-learning in the post-16 education and training sector.

29/06/2004 to 30/06/2004
Learning Lab 4th Annual Conference and Exhibition
"The focus of this year's conference will be to look beyond e-learning rhetoric and offer delegates the opportunity to hear how organisations have used technology to improve the quality of learning."

28/06/2004 to 30/06/2004
4th DIVERSE International Conference on Video and Videoconferencing in Education
DIVERSE covers all aspects of video and videoconferencing in education, such as teaching, research, and management.

24/06/2004
Fundamentals of Flash MX: Animation and Interactivity with Macromedia Flash MX
This is a practical workshop aimed at web users who would like to start using Macromedia Flash to create animated and interactive content for the web.

23/06/2004
Dreamweaver MX: Creating and Managing Accessible Web Sites
"This workshop aims to utilise the functionality of Dreamweaver for web page creation, content management and web site management, while ensuring all pages are accessible."

23/06/2004
Accessibility in Practice Conference
This is a one day conference to address the gulf between the theory of making websites, multimedia and e-learning accessible and the practice.

18/06/2004
6th Enterprise SIG Meeting

17/06/2004
Fundamentals of Flash MX: Animation and Interactivity with Macromedia Flash MX
This is a practical workshop aimed at web users who would like to start using Macromedia Flash to create animated and interactive content for the web.

16/06/2004
Web Accessibility: Design-for-all
"The "Design for All" principle, which underpins this workshop, encourages designers to develop a single accessible web site that does not impose barriers to usage."

15/06/2004
Dreamweaver MX: Creating and Managing Accessible Web Sites
"This workshop aims to utilise the functionality of Dreamweaver for web page creation, content management and web site management, while ensuring all pages are accessible."

11/06/2004
A National Workshop and Tutorial on Handheld Computers in Universities and Colleges
The day will focus on giving delegates the necessary background to make informed decisions about using handheld computers in departments, classes and courses.

09/06/2004
Supporting Students with Disabilities in the Physical Sciences
This workshop will look at the implications of SENDA for the physical sciences and at the "reasonable adjustments" that can be made.

27/05/2004
Web Accessibility: Design-for-all
"The "Design for All" principle, which underpins this workshop, encourages designers to develop a single accessible web site that does not impose barriers to usage."

26/05/2004 to 28/05/2004
Questionmark 2004 European User Conference
This conference on Questionmark Perception will cover best practice, learning analysis and product training.

25/05/2004
Sixth CETIS-TechDis Accessibility Special Interest Group (SIG) Meeting
This meeting is open to anyone interested in accessibility and e-learning and will include a session on the proposed British Standard for the Accessibility of e-Learning Systems and Content.

24/05/2004
A British Standard for the Accessibility of e-Learning Systems and Content
This is an open meeting to discuss the requirements for the British Standard for the Accessibility of e-Learning Systems and Content.

19/05/2004
Dreamweaver MX 2004 : Accessible Web Design
This is a practical workshop on the use of Dreamweaver for accessible web page creation, content management and website management.

18/05/2004
Fundamentals of Flash MX - Animation and Interactivity with Macromedia Flash MX
This is a practical workshop aimed at web users who would like to start using Macromedia Flash to create animated and interactive content for the web.

17/05/2004 to 22/05/2004
The Thirteenth International World Wide Web Conference
This conference is organised by the IW3C2 (International World Wide Web Conference Committee) and provides a forum for the W3C (World Wide Web Consortium).

12/05/2004 to 14/05/2004
eLearning Results 2004
This is the second of the standards focussed e-learning conference organised by VLE maker Giunti. This edition focusses on implementation and streamlining rather than new specs and practices. The conference will be preceded by workshops on IMS Learning Design, SCORM 2004, OKI, and SCORM and AICC Certification.

12/05/2004
Enhancing Your Web Pages: Further HTML, CSS and Accessibility
This workshop will also investigate some of the fundamental steps required to produce accessible content as well as introducing current guidelines and "web standards."

11/05/2004
Dreamweaver MX: Creating and Managing Accessible Web Sites
"This workshop aims to utilise the functionality of Dreamweaver for web page creation, content management and web site management, while ensuring all pages are accessible."

30/04/2004
Bridging the Divide workshop
Not an event about the digital divide between digital haves and have nots in the wider world, but a JISC consultation workshop that will examine the exploitation of ICT in lifelong learning and the seamless service that JISC and its partners are aiming to achieve, particularly in the following key areas: connectivity, data transfer and student and staff information skills. Presentations and discussion groups will explore:

30/04/2004
Metadata for Accessibility Workshop
A special one-day open workshop session of the CEN/ISSS MMI-DC Workshop, which aims to identify and investigate the way in which metadata can help accessibility.

29/04/2004
Dreamweaver MX: Creating and Managing Accessible Web Sites
"This workshop aims to utilise the functionality of Dreamweaver for web page creation, content management and web site management, while ensuring all pages are accessible."

28/04/2004
Fundamentals of Flash MX - Animation and Interactivity with Macromedia Flash MX
This is a practical workshop aimed at web users who would like to start using Macromedia Flash to create animated and interactive content for the web.

28/04/2004
Learning @ its Best?
This free one-day conference will focus on the impact of e-learning on widening participation to lifelong learning.

26/04/2004
Bridging the Divide workshop
Not an event about the digital divide between digital haves and have nots in the wider world, but a JISC consultation workshop that will examine the exploitation of ICT in lifelong learning and the seamless service that JISC and its partners are aiming to achieve, particularly in the following key areas: connectivity, data transfer and student and staff information skills. Presentations and discussion groups will explore:

22/04/2004
UK Museums and the Web Conference 2004
This one one-day event brings together practitioners, policy makers, training providers and commentators, to explore the issues related to building and providing web-based museum content for users of all abilities.

22/04/2004
Live Satellite Broadcast - "Untangling the Web: Making Online Teaching and Learning Accessible"
A satellite broadcast by the University of Maryland University College on the implications of accessibility for online education (video streaming is also available).

22/04/2004
eLearning: Strategy, Development and Standards
A workshop about the Open Knowledge Initiative (OKI) e-learning specifications. The workshop will offer two strands. One, aimed at software developers and other information technologists. The second strand is aimed at educational and industry leaders and decision-makers, and will address the overall educational standards and specifications landscape.

20/04/2004
In Search of UTOPIA (Usable Technology for Older People Inclusive & Appropriate)
A free one-day workshop by the UTOPIA (Usable Technology for Older People Inclusive & Appropriate) project on ICT and the older consumer.

16/04/2004
Beyond the Learner: Student and Government Perceptions of the E-Learning Experience
Organised by Oxford University's Learning Technologies Group and sponsored by the JISC Committee for Learning and Teaching (JCLT), this conference aims to let education managers, Learners, Vendors and ICT Developers debate high level questions about the desirability and direction of e-learning.

15/04/2004
The Shock of the Old 4: "e-Learning, The Student Experience"
The fourth in The Learning Technologies Group at Oxford University Computing Services' educational technology conference. This one will focus on the problems and issues involved in designing and developing learning technologies with a focus on current and future needs of the student e-Learner.

14/04/2004 to 17/04/2004
ICEIS 2004
The 6th ICEIS (International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems) covers a number of topics including Databases and Information Systems Integration; Artifical Intelligence and Decision Support Systems; Information Systems Analysis and Specification; Software Agents and Internet Computing; and Human-Computer Interaction.

14/04/2004 to 16/04/2004
ETHICOMP 2004 - Challenges for the Citizen of the Information Society
The Seventh ETHICOMP International Conference on the Social and Ethical Impacts of Information and Communication Technologies aims to present and discuss the social and ethical impact of information and communication technologies (ICT).

07/04/2004
Web Accessibility: Design-for-all
"Design for All" encourages designers to develop a single accessible web site that does not impose barriers to usage.

06/04/2004
Secrets of Dynamic HTML
DHTML (Dynamic HTML) combines HTML, CSS (Cascading Style Sheets) and client-side scripting to produce interactive and animated web pages.

05/04/2004 to 07/04/2004
Networked Learning Conference 2004
"The Networked Learning 2004 Conference is a research-based conference on networked learning in Higher Education and Lifelong Learning."

01/04/2004
WONDER (Widening Opportunities in Educational Resources) Conference
This is a one-day event aimed at promoting discussion and information exchange among local groups of disabled people, businesses and further education establishments.

31/03/2004
Enhancing Your Web Pages - Further HTML, CSS and Accessibility
This workshop will cover CSS (Cascading Style Sheets) and some of the steps required to produce accessible content as well as introducing current guidelines and web standards.

29/03/2004 to 30/03/2004
ePortfolio London 2004
Following the success of the first international conference wholly devoted to the ePortfolio (electronic or digital portfolio) in Poitiers, the European Institute for ELearning (EIfEL) and the Cass Business School have great pleasure in inviting you to a follow-up event in London, to move the agenda forwards.

27/03/2004 to 30/03/2004
Dyslexia: The Dividends from Research to Practice
This is the 6th International Conference of the British Dyslexia Association in Warwick and will provide a forum for discussion and debate on a broad range of topics. It will also present a state of the art series of snapshots of developments in dyslexia.

24/03/2004 to 26/03/2004
IADIS International Conference - Web Based Communities 2004
This IADIS (International Association for Development of the Information Society) conference concentrates on the role of web-based communities.

23/03/2004
JISC Conference 2004
Delegates will be given opportunities to learn about the full range of JISC’s work by participating in seminars, debates, workshops and demonstrations. In the exhibition area, JISC services and initiatives will be able to provide you with advice and guidance on a range of support and resources available to your institution.

22/03/2004
5th CETIS Enterprise SIG Meeting / JISC Framework Programme Tenders Town Meeting

22/03/2004 to 24/03/2004
CWUAAT (Cambridge Workshop on Universal Access and Assistive Technology)
This workshop covers universal access, assistive technology and rehabilitation robotics.

17/03/2004 to 19/03/2004
UCISA Management Conference 2004
The Conference is aimed at senior staff with a responsibility for the strategic planning of information and computing services within a changing university information services environment. The focus of the conference is on putting customers first.

16/03/2004
Fundamentals of Flash MX - Animation and Interactivity with Macromedia Flash MX
This is a practical workshop aimed at web users who would like to start using Macromedia Flash to create animated and interactive content for the web.

16/03/2004
Engineering, Mathematics and the Dyslexic Student
This evening of short presentations is run by DDIG (Dyscalculia and Dyslexia Interest Group) and will cover issues relating to engineering, maths and dyslexia.

15/03/2004 to 20/03/2004
CSUN (California State University Northridge) International Conference "Technology and Persons with Disabilities"
This is a comprehensive, international conference, where all technologies across all ages; disabilities; levels of education and training; employment; and independent living are addressed.

12/03/2004
Fifth CETIS-TechDis Accessibility Special Interest Group (SIG) Partnership Meeting
Rescheduled from 27th March, the Fifth CETIS-TechDis Accessibility Special Interest Group (SIG) Partnership Meeting will cover a number of issues relating to accessibility and e-learning in the Further and Higher Education environment.

10/03/2004
Authoring Rich Media Content Using SMIL - (Synchronised Multimedia Integration Language)
This BUFVC (British Universities Film and Video Council) course provides content developers with detailed information on how to author multimedia content using SMIL as supported in the current generation of web browsers and media players.

08/03/2004
Metadata SIG Meeting
The next meeting of the Metadata and Digital Repository SIG is in at the offices of Learning and Teaching Scotland, Glasgow on 8th March.

27/02/2004
Fifth CETIS-TechDis Accessibility Special Interest Group (SIG) Partnership Meeting
The Fifth CETIS-TechDis Accessibility Special Interest Group (SIG) Partnership Meeting will cover a number of issues relating to accessibility and e-learning in the Further and Higher Education environment.

20/02/2004
The WebCT Community Forum Event
The 6th WebCT Community Forum will provide an opportunity for academics, educational developers, learning technologists and WebCT administrators to meet and exchange ideas and experiences of using WebCT.

19/02/2004
Accessibility and Inclusion in e-Learning
This conference will review the process by which the expectations, demands, and legislative requirements can be converted into e-learning systems that respond to the needs of all learners and students.

18/02/2004
Dreamweaver MX: Creating and Managing Accessible Web Sites
This workshop in using Dreamweaver for web page creation, content and web site management will also aim to ensure that such content is accessible.

17/02/2004
Web Accessibility: Design-for-All
The "Design for All" principle, which underpins this workshop, encourages designers to develop a single accessible web site that does not impose barriers to usage.

16/02/2004 to 19/02/2004
International Plugfest 1
The International Relations and Security Network (ISN) will host the Advanced Distributed Learning (ADL) International Plugfest 1 in Switzerland. International Plugfest 1 will begin with pre-conference workshops on Monday, February 16, 2004. On Tuesday, February 17 a Global e-Learning Summit will be hosted for participating international organizations to brief the Community on the current status of their adoption and implementation of e-Learning standards in general and the SCORM in particular.

16/02/2004
CETIS Pedagogy Forum - 4th Meeting
A Framework for the Pedagogical Evaluation of VLEs

12/02/2004
Usability Testing
A half day seminar which will cover usability testing of web sites and the basic principles of web accessibility.

29/01/2004
Towards making your Personal Development Planning/e-portfolio systems interoperable
An opportunity to participate in a forthcoming Workshop of the LIPSIG/JISC ‘MLEs for Lifelong Learning’ Programme.

29/01/2004
Web Accessibility: Design-for-All
The "Design for All" principle, which underpins this workshop, encourages designers to develop a single accessible web site that does not impose barriers to usage.

28/01/2004 to 04/02/2004
Online Conference - VLEs: Beyond The Fringe... And Into The Mainstream
Ferl is staging an online conference on VLEs (Virtual Learning Environments), which will help practitioners develop an approach to mainstreaming VLEs in their college, and to share good practice.

26/01/2004
Rethinking the Curriculum for 21st Century Students
A one day conference with a focus on the curriculum issues and cultural changes that need to be addressed to provide a successful student learning experience for all those who now participate in our mass higher education system.

22/01/2004
The E-Learning Conference: Collaboration in Practice
This conference aims to raise awareness of the benefits of using on-line technologies in teaching, learning and assessment.

20/01/2004
Supporting Blind and Partially Sighted Students in Higher Education
This course has been specially designed to give support and advisory staff a hands-on knowledge of when and how to provide accessible materials, and of the range of access technology, products and services to support students in studying effectively.

15/01/2004
Future Tools of the Trade
A joint FE Focus Group and Becta briefing. Aimed primarily at FE, this FREE event is designed to demonstrate recent advances in elearning tools and to encourage feedback from FE practitioners to inform future developments

15/01/2004
Fundamentals of Flash MX: Animation and Interactivity with Macromedia Flash MX
Part of the content of this workshop includes making Flash movies accessible.

14/01/2004
Dreamweaver MX: Creating and Managing Accessible Web Sites
This practical workshop aims to utilise the functionality of Macromedia Dreamweaver for web page creation, content management and web site management, while ensuring all pages are accessible.

14/01/2004 to 17/01/2004
ATIA (Assistive Technology Industry Association) 2004 Conference
ATIA 2004 serves as a forum for the Assistive Technology community to participate in presentations and discussions about new technology, practical applications, and services.

13/01/2004
Implementing LAMS to Improve Teaching and Learning

12/01/2004
Joint CETIS Assessment SIG/SURF SiX meeting
The 11th Assessment SIG meeting will be a joint event with the Dutch SURF SiX Expert Group.

09/01/2004
4th CETIS Enterprise SIG Meeting
The meeting will be held in the Tower Building of London Met University, across the road from Holloway Road Tube Station. It is not advised to attempt car parking in this area.

17/12/2003
Herding Tigers II: Best Practice in e-Learning Development
This workshop is designed for staff charged with developing and releasing technology-based learning resources for use in their institution. This event will focus on the practical challenges of dealing with some of the current important matters affecting eLearning - accessibility, evaluation, and learning technology standards.

15/12/2003
Cyber Curricula: The Future of the UK e-Learning Market
In this one-day conference, over experts from education and industry debate the issues, and explore how commercial suppliers and education professionals can work together to develop new pedagogies - and successful products - for e-learning.

12/12/2003
9th CETIS Educational Content SIG Meeting
*** This meeting is now full. Registrations are closed *** The 9th CETIS Educational Content SIG (EC SIG) Meeting will be held on Friday 12th December 2003, at the Dept. of Computer Science, Manchester University.

11/12/2003
Creating Accessible PDF Documents: A Live, Interactive, Online Web Conference
This introduction will not probe deeply into the more advanced features, but if you are creating relatively simple PDF files and want to make those documents reasonably accessible, this hour-long introduction will get you started.

11/12/2003
Dreamweaver MX: Creating and Managing Accessible Web Sites
This practical workshop aims to utilise the functionality of Macromedia Dreamweaver for web page creation, content management and web site management, while ensuring all pages are accessible.

11/12/2003
Open Source Deployment and Development
This is the inaugural conference of the new OSS Watch, JISC's open source software advisory service for UK HE and FE. The conference is intended for the service's three main audiences: developers, IT and senior managers and anyone with an interest in free and open source software.

07/12/2003 to 10/12/2003
ASCILITE 2003
ASCLITE 2003 is the Australasian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education annual conference.

03/12/2003 to 05/12/2003
Online Educa Berlin - 9th International Conference on Technology Supported Learning and Training
The Online Educa Conference has several themes including: Learning in Enterprises, E-Learning Policies in Practice, New Roles for Teachers and Trainers, Managing Change in Higher Education, Innovative Learning Approaches, Learning in Distributed Environments, Quality Issues and Management, and Future Technologies for Learning.

03/12/2003 to 06/12/2003
m-ICTE 2003
This is the second m-ICTE (International Conference on Multimedia and Information & Communication Technologies in Education) conference to take place.

02/12/2003
Difficulties Dyslexics have when Learning Statistics: An Initial Study of Computer-Based Media Effects on Learners who have Dyslexia
This workshop run by DDIG (Dyscalculia and Dyslexia Interest Group) will cover the study into the effects that computer-based media can have on learners who are dyslexic.

24/11/2003 to 25/11/2003
Ferl Annual Conference 2003
The Ferl 2003 Conference will address the question: "Are you ready to be a part of the transformation of the post-16 sector?" and includes presentations and workshops.

20/11/2003
Fundamentals of Flash MX: Animation and Interactivity with Macromedia Flash MX
Part of the content of this workshop includes making Flash movies accessible.

20/11/2003 to 21/11/2003
Techshare 2003
Techshare is for professionals who work in the field of visual impairment, or have an interest in technology and how it facilitates independent access to education, employment, lifelong learning and society for people with sight problems.

20/11/2003
Accessible Assessment
This workshop will introduce some of the common issues faced by staff in attempting to create accessible assessments.

14/11/2003
Dreamweaver MX: Creating and Managing Accessible Web Sites
This practical workshop aims to utilise the functionality of Macromedia Dreamweaver for web page creation, content management and web site management, while ensuring all pages are accessible.

13/11/2003
Authoring Rich Media Content Using SMIL (Synchronised Multimedia Integration Language)
This course run by BUFVC (British Universities Film and Video Council) will provide content developers with detailed information on how to author multimedia content using the features of the W3C's (World Wide Web Consortium) SMIL (Synchronised Multimedia Integration Language) specification.

11/11/2003 to 14/11/2003
Assistive Technology and Accessible Media in Higher Education - Sixth Annual Accessing Higher Ground Conference
The Accessing Higher Ground Conference focuses on the implementation and benefits of Assistive Technology in the university and college setting. Other topics include legal and policy issues, and making media and information resources (such as web pages and library resources) accessible.

10/11/2003 to 11/11/2003
ACM Conference on Universal Usability 2003
The second ACM Conference on Universal Usability will present work which enables the widest range of users to successfully use technology for information, communications, entertainment, education, e-commerce, civic systems and government services.

05/11/2003 to 08/11/2003
IADIS International Conference: WWW/Internet 2003
The IADIS (International Association for the Development of the Information Society) Conference aims to address the main issues of concern within WWW (World Wide Web) and Internet.

29/10/2003
Dyslexia Friendly, User Friendly ICT Conference
The Conference aims to illustrate where teaching in a dyslexia friendly, user friendly way will benefit, not only dyslexics, but disaffected learners, people with other disabilities and older learners.

28/10/2003 to 29/10/2003
CETIS Learning Design Workshop
*** This Workshop is now full. Registrations are closed *** This two day workshop organised by the CETIS Educational Content Special Interest Group (EC SIG) and the CETIS Pedagogy Forum will be held on Tuesday 28th October and Wednesday 29th October 2003, at Learning and Teaching Scotland, Glasgow.

27/10/2003
Fourth CETIS-TechDis Accessibility Special Interest Group (SIG) Partnership Meeting.
The next CETIS-TechDis Accessibility SIG meeting will include presentations and discussions on creating accessible e-learning, specifications and usability.

23/10/2003
Fundamentals of Flash MX: Animation and Interactivity with Macromedia Flash MX
Part of the content of this workshop includes making Flash movies accessible.

22/10/2003
Dyslexia and e-Learning
This TechDis workshop offers an overview of the issues that students with dyslexia may encounter when using e-learning materials.

21/10/2003 to 25/10/2003
Annual Convention of the International Association for Educational Communications & Technology
"Surfing New Waves of Innovation, Leadership and Learning". A research oriented conference for both the practice and theory of electronically enhanced learning.

21/10/2003
ALT & CETIS Pedagogy Forum workshop
Making the mould: academic practitioners and learning technology standards

21/10/2003
3rd CETIS Enterprise SIG Meeting

20/10/2003
Web Accessibility: Design-for-all Workshop
The "Design for All" principle, which underpins this workshop, encourages designers to develop a single accessible web site that does not impose barriers to usage. This workshop is aimed at anyone who produces web pages and wishes to understand and explore the principles and practice of producing accessible content.

20/10/2003
Third Pedagogy Forum meeting: DfES e-learning strategy
The day will focus on the consultation of the Department for Education and Skills (DfES) 'Towards a Unified e-learning strategy'.

15/10/2003 to 17/10/2003
Closing The Gap 21st Annual Conference
This conference has many presentations on the topic of computer technology in special education and rehabilitation.

15/10/2003
SMIRK (Simple Media-Integrating Resource Creator)
This TechDis workshop introduces SMIRK, which enables academics to produce multimedia presentations that can be loaded into a virtual learning environment.

14/10/2003
Web Accessibility: Design-for-all Workshop
The "Design for All" principle, which underpins this workshop, encourages designers to develop a single accessible web site that does not impose barriers to usage. This workshop is aimed at anyone who produces web pages and wishes to understand and explore the principles and practice of producing accessible content.

13/10/2003
Dreamweaver MX: Creating and Managing Accessible Web Sites
This practical workshop aims to utilise the functionality of Macromedia Dreamweaver for web page creation, content management and web site management, while ensuring all pages are accessible.

29/09/2003
Dreamweaver MX: Creating and Managing Accessible Web Sites
This practical workshop aims to utilise the functionality of Macromedia Dreamweaver for web page creation, content management and web site management, while ensuring all pages are accessible.

27/09/2003 to 01/10/2003
DC-2003 conference
The annual conference and workshop of the Dublin Core Initiative. The conference track is the venue for the latest research on anything to do with metadata; including, but not limited to, educational metadata. The tutorial track features introductions to the spec, and the workshop track ongoing technical development of the spec.

24/09/2003
Distance Learning and Disabled Students Workshop
This workshop run by TechDis will outline the various modes of course delivery employed in distance learning and will examine some of the issues surrounding distance learning and disabled students.

23/09/2003
e-books: 3rd Scottish Annual e-book Seminar
This seminar will bring together speakers from the major e-book players, including librarians, researchers, user groups and publishers. Speakers will be exploring the challenges of e-book integration, issues of access, content availability and promotion.

23/09/2003 to 27/09/2003
Educational Plone-Sprint
The open source Zope application server tends to get developed in 'sprints', and the tradition continues for the newer Plone content management system that runs on top of it. This particular sprint is intended to add virtual learning environment functionality to Plone, including support for a number of IMS specs.

18/09/2003 to 19/09/2003
Canadian Metadata Forum
Library and Archives Canada are hosting a two-day Canadian Metadata Forum, with the purpose of bringing together participants from Canadian metadata communities, both government and non-government, such as libraries, archives, museums, industry, educational institutions and academia.

18/09/2003 to 22/09/2003
Libraries Without Walls 5: The Distributed Delivery of Library and Information Services
This international conference organised by CERLIM (Centre for Research in Library and Information Management) brings together international perspectives on the delivery of library and information services to users who are not in the physical library.

15/09/2003
Dyslexia Friendly, User Friendly ICT Conference
The Conference aims to illustrate where teaching in a dyslexia friendly, user friendly way will benefit, not only dyslexics, but disaffected learners, people with other disabilities and older learners.

15/09/2003
Enhancing Your Web Pages: Further HTML, CSS, Design and Accessibility
Accessibilty is rapidly becoming the driving force behind the design considerations for many web sites. This workshop will also investigate some of the fundamental steps required to produce accessible content as well as introducing current guidelines and web standards.

07/09/2003 to 11/09/2003
HCI 2003 Designing for Society
HCI (Human-Computer Interaction) Conference 2003 will bring together researchers, practitioners, educators and users with interests in the many facets of human-computer interaction, usability and interactive systems.

07/09/2003 to 09/09/2003
ALT-C 2003: Communities of Practice
ALT-C 2003 is aimed at practitioners, researchers and those interested in the application of learning technology in further and higher education.

04/09/2003
Beyond Labels: Working Towards Equality and Diversity Through ICT Conference
This conference will focus on the development of Information and Communications Technology (ICT) initiatives that directly support social inclusion in teaching and learning.

01/09/2003
Web Accessibility: Design-for-all Workshop
The "Design for All" principle, which underpins this workshop, encourages designers to develop a single accessible web site that does not impose barriers to usage. This workshop is aimed at anyone who produces web pages and wishes to understand and explore the principles and practice of producing accessible content.

01/09/2003
Dyslexia Friendly, User Friendly ICT Conference
The Conference aims to illustrate where teaching in a dyslexia friendly, user friendly way will benefit, not only dyslexics, but disaffected learners, people with other disabilities and older learners.

31/08/2003 to 04/09/2003
INTERACT 2003 - Bringing the Bits Together
The ninth IFIP Technical Committee 13 (TC13) international conference on Human-Computer Interaction (HCI) will act as a platform for HCI research and practice.

30/08/2003 to 02/09/2003
7th Biannual Conference for AATE (Advancement of Assistive Technology in Europe) 2003
The conference is for users of assistive technology, assistive technology practioners, educators, rehabilitation professions, researchers and exhibitors. Themes will include new technologies, user centered approaches, guidelines/ standards and interdisciplinary approaches.

28/08/2003
Next CETIS Assessment SIG meeting - 29 August 2003

28/08/2003 to 30/08/2003
United Kingdom Web Accessibility Congress
CANCELLED: Web accessibility affects everyone with a website - not just corporations and government bodies - so this congress has an international line up of speakers concerned with making websites accessible for all users.

27/08/2003
8th CETIS Educational Content SIG Meeting
*** This meeting is now full *** The 8th EC SIG Meeting is a free all-day workshop and discussion event, with reports on the latest in content-related standards and specs, and demos and presentations on new developments. This meeting is being held in tandem with the CETIS Assessment SIG Meeting on August 29th; go to the Assessment SIG website to register for that one.

20/08/2003
Courseware Management Systems, Accessibility versus Usability
This presentation, by EASI (Equal Access to Software and Information), takes the form of a Web-based, interactive, voice conference and provides skills to make online educational content more accessible.

12/08/2003 to 14/08/2003
19th Annual Conference on Teaching and Learning
The Annual Conference on Distance Teaching and Learning provides a forum for the exchange of information on distance education and training. The conference addresses the needs of educators, trainers, managers and designers from throughout the world who are involved in the application of technology to the teaching and learning process and in the planning, administration, and management of distance education programs.

27/07/2003
2nd Enterprise Special Interest Group Meeting
The 2nd Enterprise SIG Meeting will take place at Brockenhurst College, Hampshire. The meeting is free and lunch will be provided.

20/07/2003 to 28/07/2003
EVA 2003 London: 'Culture x Technology' Across Europe & Internationally
EVA (Electronic Imaging and the Visual Arts) 2003 London is a for users, suppliers, researchers and government in 'Culture x Technology'.

10/07/2003
CLAUD Conference: Mental Health: An Emerging Issue for Academic Libraries
This conference aims to give information and advice to front line staff and others regarding the provision of accessible services to users with mental health difficulties.

08/07/2003
Olympus comes to Snowdon: Transforming Teaching and Learning in Wales
To celebrate the successful completion of the project, seminars and workshops to showcase the bilingual Learnwise Olympus system are being presented.

07/07/2003 to 08/07/2003
7th International Computer Assisted Assessment (CAA) Conference
This conference focuses on the use of I.T in the assessment process in HE (Higher Education). CAA (Computer Assisted Assessment) is becoming increasingly common and this event will be of interest to new practitioners, academic enthusiasts as well as policy makers and administrators.

03/07/2003
Use and Access
This course examines some of the accessibility issues regarding the use of ICT in Libraries.

03/07/2003
Challenging Ocularcentricity in the Museum - New Strategies for Learning
In what ways would a thorough rethinking of ocularcentricity impact upon museum space and educational provision? Where do we go from here in relation to educational approaches, policy and institutional aspirations?

02/07/2003 to 04/07/2003
4th International Conference on Information Communication Technologies in Education
The aims of the conference are to provide education and training to practitioners in social, industrial, and economic areas; to provide practitioners in these areas with ideas on integrating technology into all facets of education; and to provide a forum for intensive interaction. Encouraging high levels of academic rigour, the conference will offer keynote and plenary sessions, and workshops with internationally recognized educators and researchers in the theoretical and practical applications of technology in education. ICICTE 2003 will be an integrated event offering collaborative opportunities to educators, administrators, IT specialists, and others from all levels of education, from primary through post secondary. The deadline for proposals of papers is January 6, 2003. The early registration deadline is April 30, 2003.

02/07/2003 to 04/07/2003
4th International Conference on Information Communication Technologies in Education
The fourth International Conference on Information Communication Technologies in Education (ICICTE) will offer collaborative opportunities to educators, administrators, IT specialists, and others from all levels of education, from primary through to post-secondary.

02/07/2003
Web Accessibility: Design-for-all Workshop
The "Design for All" principle, which underpins this workshop, encourages designers to develop a single accessible web site that does not impose barriers to usage. This workshop is aimed at anyone who produces web pages and wishes to understand and explore the principles and practice of producing accessible content.

29/06/2003 to 01/07/2003
The International Association of Science and Technology for Development (IASTED) International Conference on Computers and Advanced Technology in Education (CATE) 2003
This conference will provide an opportunity for specialists, researchers, and engineers throughout the world to share their latest research in the area of technology and its role in education.

25/06/2003
Web Accessibility Issues: Developing Policy
The course will be useful to Managers with responsibility for policy development and/or managment of Information Resources within the public, private and voluntary sector. It will be of particular interest to Ethical Companies, Local Authorities and Educational Establishments seeking to comply with the DDA and (Special Educational Needs and Disability Act, 2001).

23/06/2003
Third CETIS-TechDis Accessibility Special Interest Group (SIG) Meeting
The Third CETIS-TechDis Accessibility SIG (Special Interest Group) Partnership Meeting will take place at the University of Central Lancashire.

22/06/2003
Use and Access
This course examines some of the accessibility issues regarding the use of ICT in Libraries.

22/06/2003 to 27/06/2003
ED-Media 2003 Conference
This conference covers a range of topics relating to the educational and developmental aspects of multimedia, including a section on Universal Web Accessibility.

17/06/2003
Web Accessibility: Design-for-all Workshop
The "Design for All" principle, which underpins this workshop, encourages designers to develop a single accessible web site that does not impose barriers to usage. This workshop is aimed at anyone who produces web pages and wishes to understand and explore the principles and practice of producing accessible content.

15/06/2003 to 19/06/2003
Library and IT Gregynog Colloquium
A residential colloquium for IT and library staff to discuss recent developments and to exchange experiences.

12/06/2003
Encoding Digital Video for Network Delivery - Advanced
This one day BUFVC (British Universities Film & Video Council) course is offered in response to demand for an in-depth programme and follows on from the Introductory course.

11/06/2003
Encoding Digital Video for Network Delivery - Introduction
This BUFVC (British Universities Film & Video Council) one-day course provides an introduction to the problems and issues relating to digitising moving images for online delivery.

10/06/2003 to 12/06/2003
Institutional Web Management Workshop 2003: Supporting Our Users
The 7th Institutional Web Management Workshop is organised by UK Web Focus and UKOLN in order to support members of institutional Web management teams within the UK Higher and Further Educational communities.

10/06/2003
Designing Accessible Web Sites
A practical look at accessibility issues for web page design to help you design a site that can be viewed by everyone.

10/06/2003 to 12/06/2003
eLit 2003: Second International Conference on Information and IT Literacy
eLit2003 will focus and reflect on the implementation of learning opportunities enhanced by eLiteracies; on learning and infrastructure support staff; and on the significance of eLiteracies for education.

05/06/2003
Challenging Ocularcentricity in the Museum - Translating Vision
Is visual knowledge radically untranslatable or can it be made accessible to blind people? In either case what educational models exist that can potentially bring art and artefacts within the meaningful reach of blind visitors to museums?

05/06/2003
7th Educational Content SIG Meeting
This meeting is now full. Special pleadings and offers of good quality chocolate may be sent to the EC SIG Coordinator at sarah.currier@strath.ac.uk

02/06/2003 to 05/06/2003
IADIS International Conference e-Society 2003
The IADIS (International Association for Development of the Information Society) e-Society 2003 Conference aims to address both the technical and non-technical aspects of the information society - E-Commerce, E-Learning and E-Government.

27/05/2003 to 28/05/2003
Accessible Web Design in Practice: a Two Day Training Programme for Web Designers and Website Managers
This course is aimed at web designers with an interest in accessible website design. It assumes that participants have a basic knowledge of HTML. It is a two day course and is designed to allow some flexibility so that it can be tailored to the needs of participants depending on their interests and priorities.

25/05/2003 to 27/05/2003
5th International Conference on New Educational Environments (ICNEE): The Know-how Hub for Blended Learning
The 5th ICNEE Conference focuses on the results and experiences of international research in methodology and technology related to blended learning, teaching and distance collaboration.

21/05/2003
Authoring Rich Media Content Using SMIL (Synchronised Multimedia Integration Language)
This course provides content developers with detailed information on how to author multimedia content using the features of the W3C's SMIL specification supported in the current generation of web browsers and media players.

20/05/2003
Using Information Technology in support of Personal Development Planning
A major conference on PDP and IT, co-organised by Thames Valley University, Oxford Brookes University and The Centre for Recording Achievement.

19/05/2003 to 22/05/2003
World Education Market
A networking, buying and selling event of about 2000 participants in 2002. Given those numbers, the audience involves almost anyone who has something to do with education and training. As of last year, however, an 'eVillage' is set up with the European Institute for e-Learning (EIFEL).

19/05/2003 to 23/05/2003
The Twelfth International World Wide Web Conference
This conference covers all aspects of web devlopment.

19/05/2003
How Accessible is your Library? Practical Approaches to the Disability Discrimination Act (DDA)
The Open University Library is hosting a Disability Awareness Day on behalf of SEMLAC (South East Museum Library and Archive Council) and BBi (Beds and Bucks Information), which will cover the FE (Further Education) and HE (Higher Education) perspective, how to make websites accessible and will discuss some of the equipment and software available to help disabled users make the most of library resources.

19/05/2003
Web Accessibility: Design-for-all Workshop
Web accessibility affects many different users- not just the visually impaired. "Design-for-all" is a European initiative to encourage designers to develop a single accessible web site. This workshop will be relevant to anyone who is familiar with HTML and wishes to ensure that they are producing accessible web pages.

19/05/2003 to 20/05/2003
I T Training For Visually Impaired Graduates
The aim of this training is to provide basic and advanced I T skills to visually impaired unemployed graduates to enhance employability.

18/05/2003 to 19/05/2003
MLEARN 2003 Learning with Mobile Devices
m-Learning and MOBIlearn are two mobile learning projects supported by the European Commission, and which are collaborating to organise MLEARN 2003 in London. A similar event will be held in 2004 in Rome.

13/05/2003
Web Accessibility: Design-for-all Workshop
Web accessibility affects many different users- not just the visually impaired. "Design-for-all" is a European initiative to encourage designers to develop a single accessible web site. This workshop will be relevant to anyone who is familiar with HTML and wishes to ensure that they are producing accessible web pages.

11/05/2003 to 14/05/2003
2003 eLearning Results Summit
The summit is a high level get together of interoperability standards luminaries. There are two parts: a free conference sponsored by Giunti labs with talks by people ranging from IMS CEO Ed Walker to Anne Wright of the DfES / e-GIF. The other part is a series of paid-for technical workshops sponsored by IMS and designed to get people up to speed on the various IMS Specs and application Profiles like SCORM.

07/05/2003
Networking Assistive Technology Workshop
This workshop, run in collaboration with the Sight and Sound and the BRITE (Beattie Resources for Inclusiveness in Technology and Education) Centre, intends to unravel some of the mysteries surrounding the implementation of assistive technologies across institutional networks.

30/04/2003
Enhancing Your Web Pages - Further HTML, CSS, Design and Accessibility
This workshop explores the use of HTML form tags to create web page interfaces, Cascading Style Sheets, some of the steps required to produce accessible content and will introduce current guidelines and web standards.

29/04/2003
NILTA Technical Conference - Practical Steps to Accessibility
This conference focuses on the practical steps that the post-16 sector can take to implement quality provision. The speakers have been involved in the everyday battle to strive for the best for the students requiring services from the sector. Keynote speakers will provide briefings on current issues which will be supported by practical examples and solutions.

28/04/2003
Next CETIS Assessment SIG meeting
Meeting to be held on 29 April 2003, 10:00 - 16:00, at Southampton University.

28/04/2003
Creating Accessible Multimedia
This event will explore the issues surrounding the creation of accessible multimedia and will also act as a swap shop of solutions.

27/04/2003 to 28/04/2003
BrailleNet 2003 Workshop
This workshop will reinforce the links between the scientific and technical community and will demonstrate that research and development in the field of new technologies can generate helpful digital services for handicapped people. It will also help to integrate the basic concepts of Accessibility and Design for All into any digital product conception.

14/04/2003
CETIS Pedagogy Forum - Launch event
The Pedagogy Forum is a new group within CETIS and aims to provide a forum to examine and discuss the pedagogic implications of interoperability standards and identify requirements that can be input into the specification process.

13/04/2003 to 15/04/2003
AUA Annual Conference - Supporting Success
The conference covers many of the administrative functions of an institution and there is a a wide choice of sessions - communications and information technology, marketing, estates, human resources, finance, and student services.

09/04/2003
Multimedia Information & Technology Group (North West) Seminar: Technology Without Barriers: Putting Disability Awareness into Practice
Duties under the Disability Discrimination Act require providers and facilitators of public services, and most recently of education and learning, to take reasonable steps to ensure that disabled people are not treated less favourably or placed at a substantial disadvantage. The seminar will address both strategic and action plans for library and information services.

08/04/2003
Online assessment and professional development
A presentation by Granada on its latest testtool and by FD Learning about their professional development tools.

07/04/2003
Mainstreaming Assistive Technology Conference (MAT) 2003
MAT 2003 explores accessibility solutions and the networking of assistive technology as implemented on a large academic network.

06/04/2003 to 08/04/2003
UKSG Conference
The UKSG (UK Serials Group Conference) relates mostly to libraries and digital resources.

04/04/2003 to 09/04/2003
CHI 2003 (Computer-Human Interaction) Conference
The CHI 2003 Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems is an international forum for the exchange of ideas and information about computer-human interaction (CHI), also known as human-computer interaction (HCI).

02/04/2003
Personal Digital Assistants and Disabled Students
This TechDis workshop will examine the use of Personal Digital Assistants (PDAs) and issues that arise for disabled students. Emphasis will be placed on how PDAs can benefit disabled students, and issues of usability and accessibility will also be covered. The workshop will also report on how the Internet, VLEs and other technologies can be accessed using PDAs.

30/03/2003 to 17/04/2003
WebAIM Training Event 2003
WebAIM's online training event is for web content developers, managers and trainers. It includes real-time audio discussions, streaming video, simulations, tutorials, text chats, and an interactive discussion group and is in itself an example of accessible Web design.

27/03/2003 to 28/03/2003
ETSI, CEN/ISSS, CENELEC Conference 2003 - Accessibility for All
This conference addresses the role of European Standardization for accessibility to products, services and environments for all in response the the designation of 2003 as the ‘European Year of People with Disabilities’”.

26/03/2003
Web Accessibility Issues: Developing Policy
The course will be useful to Managers with responsibility for policy development and/or managment of Information Resources within the public, private and voluntary sector. It will be of particular interest to Ethical Companies, Local Authorities and Educational Establishments seeking to comply with the DDA and (Special Educational Needs and Disability Act, 2001).

25/03/2003 to 27/03/2003
Internet Librarian International 2003
This event is for information professionals to update their skills and learn about new strategies, products and technology for finding, organising and managing information resources.

24/03/2003 to 29/03/2003
Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education International Conference 2003
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.

20/03/2003
Sit Back and Relax
This TechDis workshop looks at the use, creation and accessibility of electronic books.

17/03/2003 to 22/03/2003
EuroTAAC 2003
EuroTAAC (The Alternative Authorware Conference) was launched in 2000 for Authorware developers in Europe.

14/03/2003
CETIS Enterprise SIG Launch

07/03/2003
Second CETIS-TechDis Accessibility Special Interest Group (SIG) Partnership Meeting
Accessibility issues are of importance to all those involved in developing learning technology or creating content for it. The SIG (Special Interest Group) focuses on creation and implementation (i.e. on content authors and on developers) and is open to anyone interested in interoperability standards and accessibility.

06/03/2003
Reusable learning objects in health professional education: from theory into practice

27/02/2003
Captioning Video Using Magpie
This workshop will provide you with an introduction to the captioning of media files, using Magpie 1.0, which is a free downloadable tool. Captioning of media is an important part of creating accessible multimedia for all learners.

26/02/2003 to 27/02/2003
Accessible Web Design in Practice: a Two Day Training Programme for Web Designers and Website Managers
This course is aimed at web designers with an interest in accessible website design.

25/02/2003
6th CETIS Educational Content SIG Meeting
This meeting is now full: registrations closed.

20/02/2003 to 21/02/2003
IMS Open Technical Forum and Special Briefing
The Open Technical Forum event is open to anyone interested in the latest developments around elearning interoperability standards. The Special Briefing is more in-depth about the IMS specifications.

20/02/2003 to 21/02/2003
Vision Loss in the 21st Century - Everybody's Business
This is the second International Symposium: Vision Loss in the 21st Century - Everybody's Business, co-sponsored by the American Foundation for the Blind and the Foundation for the Junior Blind.

12/02/2003
5th Meeting- British Standards LT Committee panel (IST/43/-/2)
Fifth meeting: British Standards Learning Technology Committee panel (IST/43/-/2) on a standard for a "Code of Practice in the area of standardising eSupport for eLearning" (BS8426)

06/02/2003
Web Accessibility - The US Experience
Dan Comden, an expert in computer consultancy from the University of Washington, will be holding this workshop for TechDis. This workshop will look into the unique US experience of web accessibility. Topics will include a comparison of the US experience of Higher Education support, compared to that seen in the UK, and important findings on web accessibility within the United States.

03/02/2003 to 05/02/2003
BOBCATSSS 2003
The main topic will be: Information Policy and the European Union. It is aimed at information specialists, students, and professors in the field of Library and Information Education and Research, employees of libraries and information departments.

30/01/2003
Virtual Learning Environments and Accessibility
This workshop run by TechDis looks at a variety of Virtual Learning Environments and how accessible they are. It will also look at techniques and strategies for ensuring accessible content. There will also be a short session on Computer Based Assessment and Accessibility.

29/01/2003
Assuring Content Quality and Accessibility for your Web Site
Free webcast by HiSoftware and Microsoft on assuring content quality and accessibility for your web site, compliant with Section 508 and W3C Accessibility Guidelines.

27/01/2003 to 28/01/2003
User Interface Engineering (UIE) Web Application Design Summit
The UIE Web Application Design Summit focusses on lessons learned by the leading experts in web application development. Industry leaders will discuss the trials and tribulations of producing browser-based applications.

23/01/2003 to 24/01/2003
eLearnExpo Paris 2003
The Sixth International E Learning Expo & Conference, is being held in Paris. It will include an exhibition demonstrating the latest products and techniques in on-line conferencing and collaboration tools, an international “eLearning Master Class”, hands-on learning experiences, demonstrations and workshops.

23/01/2003
Reusable learning objects in health professional education: from theory into practice

22/01/2003
Assuring Content Quality and Accessibility for your Web Site
Free webcast by HiSoftware and Microsoft on assuring content quality and accessibility for your web site, compliant with Section 508 and W3C Accessibility Guidelines.

20/01/2003 to 28/01/2003
Open Forum 2003 on Metadata Registries
This is the sixth in a series of international conferences on this topic. Participants will explore the capabilities, uses, content, development, and operation of registries and related technologies. Emphasis is on managing the semantics (meaning) of data that is shared within and between organizations or disseminated via the World Wide Web.

16/01/2003
Virtual Learning Environments and Accessibility
This workshop run by TechDis looks at a variety of Virtual Learning Enviornments and how accessible they are.

15/01/2003
Assuring Content Quality and Accessibility for your Web Site
Free webcast by HiSoftware and Microsoft on assuring content quality and accessibility for your web site, compliant with Section 508 and W3C Accessibility Guidelines.

15/01/2003
Reusable learning objects in health professional education: from theory into practice

08/01/2003
Assuring Content Quality and Accessibility for your Web Site
Free webcast by HiSoftware and Microsoft on assuring content quality and accessibility for your web site, compliant with Section 508 and W3C Accessibility Guidelines.

08/01/2003 to 11/01/2003
BETT 2003 - The Leading Light for Teaching and Learning
The British Educational Technology and Training Show (BETT) 2003 covers educational technology and ICT related products and services for all subjects and levels of education and training. Some of the seminars cover special educational needs and ICT.

06/01/2003 to 12/01/2003
INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON ADVANCES IN INFRASTRUCTURE FOR ELECTRONIC BUSINESS, EDUCATION, SCIENCE, MEDICINE, AND MOBILE TECHNOLOGIES ON THE INTERNET
This is the winter edition of a rather wide ranging conference that covers most topics that touch on electronic communication. The interest for learning technology professionals lies in the two opening keynotes: "The Semantic Web" by Erich Neuhold of Fraunhofer IPSI and University of Technology Darmstadt, and "The Future of Education" by Neville Holmes, School of Computing, University of Tasmania. The fee for the conference is € 600 (not applicable to those with accepted papers). Deadline for payment is December 10, 2002. Conference capacity is 200, so first come, first served.

18/12/2002
Assuring Content Quality and Accessibility for your Web Site
Free webcast by HiSoftware and Microsoft on assuring content quality and accessibility for your web site, compliant with Section 508 and W3C Accessibility Guidelines.

17/12/2002
Xmas LIPSIG Core Group/0101 Working Group Meeting

17/12/2002
Effective e-Learning with VLEs
This workshop is aimed at individuals who are either currently delivering or are preparing to deliver some aspect of their current teaching provision using a VLE.

12/12/2002
Access for All
One day conference about making web content accessible.

11/12/2002
Assuring Content Quality and Accessibility for your Web Site
Free webcast by HiSoftware and Microsoft on assuring content quality and accessibility for your web site, compliant with Section 508 and W3C Accessibility Guidelines.

09/12/2002 to 11/12/2002
IEEE LTSC Meeting
This meeting will be immediately followed by a CEN-ISSS LTW meeting. As a regular meeting, it will cover all ongoing LTSC concerns. These will include topics like the Learning Technology Systems Architecture Ballot report and a report on IMS Reusable Competency Definitions work.

09/12/2002 to 13/12/2002
CEN/ISSS Learning Technology Workshop meeting
This meeting follows on directly from the IEEE LTSC meeting at the same location. The meeting is open, but will be mainly of interest for people involved in ongoing work of the CEN/ISSS LTW work.

05/12/2002
TechDis Workshop - Text Help Techniques and Technology
The workshop will look at a range of Text Help issues including the pros and cons of using text-to-speech, spell checkers, homophone checkers, dictionaries, word prediction, scanning and electronic data collection systems.

03/12/2002
Creating Environments for Learning: VLEs, MLEs, digital libraries and middleware

28/11/2002
Effective e-Learning with VLEs
This workshop is aimed at individuals who are either currently delivering or are preparing to deliver some aspect of their current teaching provision using a VLE.

27/11/2002 to 29/11/2002
OZeWAI 2002 (Australian Web Content Accessibility Information)
OZeWAI aims to bring together web and software developers, website commissioners, web development managers and others who are responsible for web content; to raise accessibility awareness and disseminate accessibility techniques through workshops, tutorials and practical presentations.

27/11/2002 to 29/11/2002
ONLINE EDUCA BERLIN 2002

26/11/2002
Reusable learning objects in health professional education: from theory into practice

25/11/2002 to 27/11/2002
Developing and Delivering Quality Services for Frail Older Blind and Partially Sighted People
Seminar organized by the Royal National Institute for the Blind and the World Blind Union.

21/11/2002 to 22/11/2002
Techshare 2002
"Techshare is for professionals who work in the field of visual impairment, or have an interest in technology and how it facilitates independent access to education, employment, lifelong learning and society for visually impaired people."

21/11/2002
Reusable learning objects in health professional education: from theory into practice

19/11/2002
LIPSIG Core Group/0101 Working Group Meeting

18/11/2002
The Special Educational Needs and Disability Act 2001: Supporting staff in implementing institutional policies

15/11/2002 to 17/11/2002
7th Deaf TV and Film Festival

15/11/2002
FE Focus Group
The next meeting will be at Newark & Sherwood College on Friday 15 November 2002.

14/11/2002
TechDis workshop: Accessibility features of Microsoft Windows, Word and Powerpoint

07/11/2002
Technology without barriers: putting disability awareness into practice

06/11/2002 to 08/11/2002
5th Annual Accessing Higher Ground Conference: Assistive Technology and Accessible Media in Higher Education

04/11/2002 to 06/11/2002
IST 2002 – Partnerships for the Future
A major event of the European Union's Information Society Technology programme. The main goal of the conference is to function as a networking event for researchers.

04/11/2002
ECEL 2002 THE EUROPEAN CONFERENCE ON eLEARNING
The European Conference on e-Learning (ECEL) is an opportunity for academics, practitioners and consultants from Europe and elsewhere who are involved in the study, management, development and implementation of web enabled and ICT initiatives in the learning and teaching sectors as well as the professions to come together and exchange ideas and examples of best practice.

01/11/2002
Grampian Information Annual Conference:

01/11/2002
eTutoring visually impaired students: issues and practice

31/10/2002
The Arts in Wales and Visual Impairment

31/10/2002 to 02/11/2002
Special Needs London

24/10/2002
ALT Workshop 'Using XML for Educational Content Management'

23/10/2002
Designing and Developing Learning Objects
Advice for eLearning Developers on the creation of learning objects

22/10/2002
IMS Enterprise Workshop for JISC Programmes
A one-day workshop for projects involved in current JISC MLE Programmes ('SW&NI' and '1/01') covering use of the IMS Enterprise specification.

21/10/2002
Vi-ability 2002

21/10/2002
First CETIS-TechDis Accessibility SIG Partnership Meeting

20/10/2002
5th Educational Content SIG Meeting

16/10/2002 to 18/10/2002
Closing the Gap: Computer Technology in Special Education and Rehabilitation

16/10/2002
TechDis Workshop: Using and Comparing Validation Tools
This workshop addresses the range of evaluation and web site repair tools available and their level of compliance with standards to meet the requirements of SENDA (Special Educational Needs and Disability Act).

16/10/2002 to 18/10/2002
2nd Workshop on the Open Archives Initiative (OAI): "Gaining independence with e-prints archives and OAI"
This workshop wants to guide individuals and institutions interested in pursuing open-access solutions for scholarly communication initiatives through the process of conceiving, implementing and maintaining an e-print archive or OAI-compliant repository.

15/10/2002
REVEALed: the truth behind the National Database of Accessible Formats.

12/10/2002 to 16/10/2002
DC-2002: Metadata for e-Communities: Supporting Diversity and Convergence
This Dublin Core conference will deal with e-Government, search engines and metadata, the Semantic Web and improving communication with educational metadata.

12/10/2002 to 14/10/2002
Videoconference 2002: Videoconferencing and Emerging Technologies in Deaf Education

07/10/2002
How to deliver accessible library services to people with disabilities
Organized by the CILIP (Chartered Institute for Library and Information Professionals) Career Development Group (North and South Thames Division). The event will discuss how to develop services which are inclusive of disabled people and which meet the requirements of the Disability Discrimination Act (DDA).

06/10/2002 to 12/10/2002
British Deaf Association Sign Language Week

28/09/2002 to 29/09/2002
The Prometeus Conference: Improving Learning Through Technology: Opportunities for All
Includes a session on "Access for all and design for all" and a session on "Accessibility issues for e-learners". The initial page contains a lot of links which say "here" so tabbing through links is not recommended. The first "here" link takes you to the programme, which is in PDF format: Prometeus Conference Programme PDF.

28/09/2002 to 29/09/2002
PROMETEUS Conference
The Prometeus conference in Paris has two major aims: 'Improving Learning through Technology' and 'Opportunities for All'.

26/09/2002
IMS Special Briefing: Standards & Specifications in E-learning
Following the Open Technical Forum on Thursday the 26th of September, IMS will organise two open sessions on e-learning standards on Friday 27th. The morning track is intended for managers and end users and the afternoon track is aimed at developers.

26/09/2002
7th Assessment SIG Meeting

25/09/2002
TechDis workshop: Accessible Rich Media in Education
A workshop to explore the accessibility issues involved in the development and use of rich media learning materials in further and higher education.

25/09/2002
IMS Open Technical Forum
This public forum takes place after the next set of IMS meetings in Sheffield this September. The keynotes have yet to be announced, but the two panel discussions will be on Conformance Issues and e-Learning Implementation in the UK.

18/09/2002
TechDis workshop: SENDA: Implications for those involved in National Initiatives
A workshop to examine the implications of the Special Educational Needs and Disability Act, to be implemented in the UK in September 2002. The workshop is aimed at staff who may have to give advice at a strategic level, such as the Learning and Teaching Support Network, the JISC Regional Support Centres and other National Learning and Teaching Initiatives.

17/09/2002
Netskills Workshop: Enhancing your webpages, further HTML, CSS, design and accessibility
The workshop will include presentations, demonstrations and hands-on sessions. Topics include: introduction to Cascading Style Sheets (CSS), HTML forms, common-sense web design, making web pages accessible to all, web accessibility standards and introduction to further web technologies. Costs around £120.

08/09/2002 to 10/09/2002
ALT-C 2002 (Association for Learning Technology, 9th International Conference).
The theme of this year's conference is "Learning technologies for Communication".

04/09/2002
TechDis Workshop: SENDA: Implications for those involved in Learning Technology.
A workshop to examine the Special Educational Needs and Disability Act and accompanying Code of Practice, coming into force in the UK in September 2002. The workshop is aimed at staff who use learning technologies, such as VLEs and internet-based learning materials.

01/09/2002 to 05/09/2002
The 16th British HCI (Human Computer Interaction) Group Annual Conference
The HCI (Human Computer Interaction) group conference focuses on usability issues. Alastair D.N. Edwards of the University of York will be giving a one day tutorial on "Enabling technology for users with disabilities" on Tuesday 3rd September.

28/08/2002
Bunnyfoot Forum 2: Are All Web Surfers Dyslexic?
"The forum will be centered around the issue of dyslexia:

  • the needs of people with dyslexia,
  • how we all appear to exibit dyslexic tendencies when surfing the net, and therefore
  • why it is necessary to support dyslexic users when providing online material."

28/08/2002
Bunnyfoot Forum 2: Are all web surfers dyslexic?

26/08/2002 to 27/08/2002
ScotConnect Course: Accessible Web Design

14/08/2002 to 15/08/2002
OCLC/SCURL conference ' New Directions in MetaData'

05/08/2002 to 08/08/2002
CVHI'2002: Conference
Conference theme: "Accessibility, mobility and societal integration".

18/07/2002 to 13/08/2002
Adobe Systems / RNIB (Royal Institute for the Blind) Web Accessibility Tour 2002
"RNIB’s Campaign for Good Web Design takes to the road this summer for a 9-date tour of Scotland, Wales and England."

15/07/2002
Fourth Meeting of the CETIS Metadata SIG

14/07/2002 to 19/07/2002
8th International Conference on Computers Helping People with Special Needs
"The ICCHP conferences focus on all aspects of information and communication technology (ICT) for people with disabilities and elderly people."

14/07/2002 to 16/07/2002
Beyond Text: Enriching the E-Learning Experience
A training and development event, with sessions on Flash, video production, authorware, digital audio, interactivity with HTML and Javascript, digital imaging and TRIADS. Includes a session on disability issues in e-learning on the first evening.

14/07/2002 to 15/07/2002
Web Content Accessibility Guidelines Working Group Meeting.

10/07/2002 to 11/07/2002
Content Interoperability Conference
The National Learning Network and the University of East London will be holding an interoperability conference on the 11th and 12th of July 2002. The event will focus on the practical implications of adopting IMS and ADL (SCORM) specifications for the development of learning materials. There will be time to try out learning materials within a Virtual Learning Environment and discuss the implementation of the specifications.

08/07/2002
6th International Computer Aided Assessment (CAA) Conference
This refereed conference focuses on the use of I.T in the assessment process in Higher Education. CAA is becoming increasingly common and this event will be of interest to new practitioners, academic enthusiasts as well as policy makers and administrators.

07/07/2002 to 11/07/2002
11th Annual UPA Conference - Humanizing Design
Presentation, workshops and tutorials on usability, design and accessibility.

07/07/2002 to 09/07/2002
ASSETS 2002: The Fifth International ACM SIGCAPH Conference on Assistive Technologies
"ASSETS 2002 is a conference about computer-based systems designed to address the special needs of persons with disabilities. The conference's scope spans special needs associated with speech, motor, hearing, and vision impairments; cognitive limitations; emotional and learning disabilities; and aging. Researchers and developers, from both academia and industry, are invited to meet to exchange ideas and present reports on new hardware and/or software advances related to these areas."

01/07/2002 to 02/07/2002
Learning Technologies Standardization in eEurope - Current Achievements and Future Plans
Two day open meeting held by CEN/ISSS (European Committee for Standardization/Information Society Standardization System). Session on "Access for ALL to learning resources", moderated by Andy Heath, on July 3rd. "This session will receive updates on a number of current initiatives, such as the IMS Accessibility Working Group and the Verkkosalkku learning environment for special needs, and then discuss needs and opportunities for e-Accessibility work at European level."

01/07/2002
Web Accessibility Conference
Lectures on designing accessible web pages.

01/07/2002
IMS Accessibility Open House
Members of the IMS Accessibility Working Group will present the IMS Accessibility Guidelines and lead discussions.

24/06/2002
Learning Lab 2nd Annual Conference and Exhibition
The Learning Lab firmly believes that successful use of ICT (Information & Communication Technology) in education and training relies upon technology not only meeting the needs of those using it, but also by enhancing the learning experience...

17/06/2002 to 19/06/2002
UKOLN Institutional Web Management Conference
In addition to sessions on various web technologies and related issues, CETIS' Lorna Campbell and Niall Sclater of the CETIS Assessment SIG will be giving a briefing on learning technology standards, and UKOLN's Brian Kelly will be holding a briefing session on web standards such as SVG, SMIL and RDF.

10/06/2002
South West Accessiblity in ILT Conference
Theme: "ILT and the Special Education Needs and Disability Discrimination - Maximising Accessibility". Booking details available at RSC South West events list.

23/05/2002
CETIS-TechDis Accessibility SIG Partnership Meeting
The aim of this meeting is to introduce the Accessibility SIG and to ascertain what is required by the FE and HE sectors in terms of accessibility for learning technology. The Accessibility SIG will be formally launched at this event.

30/04/2002
CETIS Assessment Roadshow - Oxford Brookes University

09/04/2002
FE Focus Group Meeting
Second meeting of the Group

03/04/2002
CETIS Assessment Roadshow - ALT eContent Conference

20/03/2002
IMS Enterprise workshop
This is a small-group interactive workshop, aimed at people currently developing Enterprise applications. It will attempt to bring together some example implementations and identify the common aspects, and areas of divergence.

20/03/2002
OUNL conference on EML authoring and content management
The Educational Technology Expertise Centre of the Dutch Open University is staging a three-day conference on EML authoring and content management environments. This is in response to interest shown in EML since the public release of EML v1.0 in December 2000.

05/03/2002
Third Meeting of CETIS Metadata SIG
The focus of this meeting will be on how to support the community through guide material.

27/02/2002
IMS Open Technical Forum
IMS is holding an Open Technical Forum after the working group meetings in Australia.

30/11/2001
Universities UK: CETIS Profiles group present UK HE Transcript
A major consultative conference on implementing the HE transcript is being held at Universities UK on 30 November 2001. The CETIS Profiles group will present a Consultative Document mapping the UK HE Transcript against the IMS Learner Information Profile specification.

26/11/2001
ADL Plugfest 5
Plugfest brings together adopters of the SCORM specification to experiment and demonstrate interoperability of content from many sources over multiple learning management systems and from separate organizations.

15/11/2001
IMS Open Technical Forum
IMS Open event at Palo Alto, California.

07/11/2001
IMS Meta-data, Content Packaging & Enterprise: An advanced technology course
Course from IMS giving an in-depth explanation of the key IMS specifications that support the exchange of content and course information.

06/11/2001
IMS Meta-data, Content Packaging & Enterprise: An introductory course
An introductory course by IMS on specifications that support the exchange of content and course information.

23/10/2001
Web Based Learning Environment
Three-day conference on web-based learning in Sweden, stressing e-Learning in a life-long learning, continuous education and vocational training perspective. One of the four conference themes is standardisation and harmonisation, and looks like it will contain some interesting material on standards.

02/10/2001
CEN/ISSS workshop on learning technologies
At the beginning of October, a CEN/ISSS workshop on learning technologies is being held in Turin. One of the key events at this meeting will be work on Educational Modelling Languages (EMLs).

30/09/2001
EU Open Consultation on technology-supported learning
Workshop for the EU Open Consultation process to discuss the Research and Policy challenges and priorities in the area of "technology supported learning". The aim of the Workshop is to animate the discussion among the participants on the topics of the Consultation.

25/09/2001
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