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MEPHISTOS
March 5-6, 2005
Providence, Rhode Island USA
http://www.brown.edu/Students/Mephistos/

Mephistos is an international graduate student conference in the History, Philosophy, and Sociology of Science, Technology and Medicine. The purpose of the conference is to stimulate open discussion among graduate students. The graduate community at Brown University, in association with the Committee on Science & Technology Studies, is proud to host the twenty-third annual edition of the event.

2005 Hawaii International Conference on Arts and Humanities
Jan 13 – 16/2005
Honolulu, Hawaii USA

Contact: Attn. Andrew Burge, 2005 Hawaii International Conference on Arts and Humanities
PO Box 75036, Honolulu, HI 96836 USA
http://www.hichumanities.org/ humanities@hichumanities.org

The 3rd Annual Hawaii International Conference on Arts and Humanities will be held from January 13 (Tuesday) to January 16 (Friday), 2005 at the Sheraton Waikiki Hotel in Honolulu, Hawaii. The 2005 Hawaii International Conference on Arts and Humanities will be the gathering place for academicians and professionals from the arts and humanities related fields from all over the world.

The main goal of the 2005 Hawaii International Conference on Arts and Humanities is to provide an opportunity for academicians and professionals from various arts and humanities related fields from all over the world to come together and learn from each other. An additional goal of the conference is to provide a place for academicians and professionals with cross-disciplinary interests related to arts and humanities to meet and interact with members inside and outside their own particular disciplines.

Topic Areas (All Areas of Arts and Humanities are Invited)

American Studies, Archeology, Architecture, Art, Art History, Dance, English, Ethnic Studies, Film, History, Landscape Architecture, Languages, Literature, Linguistics, Music, Performing Arts, Philosophy, Religion, Second Language Studies, Speech/Communication, Theatre, Visual Arts, Other Areas of Arts and Humanities, Cross-disciplinary areas of the above related to each other or other areas.

BETTER PATHWAYS TO VOCATIONAL AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION
Ongoing

New online forum to discuss education and training issues

The Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) believes that Canadian secondary schools are so focussed on preparing people for the academic stream that they are not providing preparation for a vocational pathway. The topic “Pathways to Vocational and Technical Education” addressing the questions above will be the first issue tackled on a new Online Forum launched by members of the Canadian Alliance of Education and Training Organizations (CAETO. Further topics will be announced every four to six weeks.

The Online Forum (http://www.caeto.ca/forum) is intended to be an exchange of ideas on national issues in education and training. Members intend it will act as a focal point to highlight exemplary practices and propose innovative approaches to a range of long-standing and emerging concerns. An external moderator will review contributions and summarize the discussion. Those summaries will be posted on the CAETO website. CAETO will undertake to bring the results of the discussions to the attention of relevant public or private sector organizations/agencies to move issues forward.

This project is funded by the Government of Canada’s Human Resources Partnerships Directorate.
For further information, contact: Gail Larose, Secretary-General, CAETO, Telephone (613) 235-8570, Fax (613) 235-7420, E-mail admin@caeto.ca

4TH ANNUAL NATIONAL PEER SUPPORT CONFERENCE
Jan 14th-16th/2005

Details to follow…

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iCORE (Informatics Circle of Research Excellence) Summit – Aug. 2005 -Banff.
The second annual iCORE Banff Informatics Summit will bring together leading information and communications technology (ICT) researchers for three days. The field of informatics encompasses computer science, electrical and computer engineering, physics and mathematics. (403) 210-5335. http://www.icore.ca/.

Sheldon Chumir Foundation for Ethics in Leadership Symposium – Oct. or Nov. 2005, Calgary.
The Chumir Foundation promotes an active, involved citizenry and principled leadership. (403) 244-6666. http://www.chumirethicsfoundation.ca/.

InfraEDUCA 2004 – June 25-27 – Pragati Maidan, New Delhi – The exhibition will be synergetic platform showcasing recent developments in Basic & Primary Education, Higher Education, Coaching Institutes, Specialized Courses, Vocational Training & Career Prospects, Distance Learning Systems, International Universities and Programs, E-Learning Tools and Educational Kits, Computer Education, Government Schemes and Programs etc. Details: http://www.friendzexhibitions.com/infraeduca2004/index.htm

PISTA ’04 – July 21-25 – Orlando, Florida – Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) are transforming our societies, therefore papers about research results, solutions and problems of the applications of ICT in Politics and Society are highly encouraged. Details: http://www.confinf.org/Pista04/website/default.asp

EDUTEX Bangladesh 2004 – July 28 – 30 – Dhaka, Bangladesh. EDUTEX Bangladesh 2004 is the platform for you to promote your Institutions and services and to recruit students in Bangladesh. Details: http://www.expam.com/bangladesh/

Learning Services Conference – Oct. 1-2 – Edmonton, AB.
AU’s annual Learning Services Conference returns to the Crown Plaza Chateau Lacombe in downtown Edmonton October 1 and 2, 2004. Please mark your calendar. We anticipate a great conference this year, and welcome your participation. TO REGISTER: please use the online form at http://www.athabascau.ca/collab/lsconf_reg_form.html Just fill in the blanks and click “Submit.” If the 2003 form appears, click on your refresh/reload button and it will revert to the 2004 form. TO RESERVE A ROOM at the hotel: please call 1-800-661-8801 and mention “AU conference” to qualify for the negotiated conference rate.

N.A.Web 2004 – Oct. 16-19 – Fredericton, NB – The Tenth Annual International Web-Based Teaching and Learning Conference – Details: http://naweb.unb.ca/

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