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Jan 14th-16th/2005

Details to follow:

Jun 16-18

Conference Theme: e-Learning Magic

Southern Alberta Institute of Technology, Calgary, AB,

Conference Contact: Ingrid Stammer; Phone: 403-319-7245; Email:

Who should go?
Teachers & Trainers – Technology Coordinators/Technology Specialists – Staff developers – Curriculum specialists

The Interface 2004 conference theme, e-Learning Magic, will bring educators, administrators, and corporate trainers together through presentations, workshops, and networking in the following areas: – New ideas in analysis, design, development, implementation, and evaluation of e-learning; – Innovative methods for the delivery of student services for e-learners; – Novel approaches to faculty professional development for e-learning.

Oct 14-17

From October 14-17th, 2004, the University College of Cape Breton will host the International Celtic Conference, Forging a Future for Celtic Languages and Cultures, under the direction of Robert Morgan, Laurent Lavoie, Hector MacNeil and Pierre Siguret.

During the 20th century, in America and Australia a significant number of languages have disappeared, the inescapable consequence of the assimilation since the seventies. The same has happened with the Celtic languages. Our conference is organized by four professors who wish to promote a genuine interest in Celtic languages. Professor Hector MacNeil teaches Gaelic language, Professor Robert Morgan is an historian, specialist of Cape Breton History, Professor Laurent Lavoie favours the maintenance of minority languages and teaches French and Professor Pierre Siguret is a scholar in French with an intense interest in Breton.

Call for papers: We are asking for papers from scholars from everywhere. The organizing committee will invite participants with the best proposals. Different applied methodologies will be presented around the question from psycho-linguistics, social linguistics, theories of language acquisition, community development and cultural promotion. Specialists of Celtic languages will be invited together with scholars on such threatened languages as Maorie and Mi’kmaq.

Entertainment: On each night of the conference there will be live entertainment: Celtic music, songs and poetry perpetuating the formidable GĂ idhlig heritage still surviving in Cape Breton and in the various Celtic countries of the world.

For further information or contributions to enhance the intellectual and economic success of the conference, you may visit our website at or email

Provided by Lonita Fraser


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