Innovative Learning Conference 2008 Issues Call for Speakers

Newest Ed Tech Conference from 1105 Media to Focus on Advancing Student Achievement Through Innovative Thought & Technology

March 3, 2008, Chatsworth, CA -- The Innovative Learning Conference (ILC) 2008, a new event dedicated to exploring the use of innovative technology and methodology in the K-12 education community, is seeking speaker proposals for the inaugural conference, taking place October 14 -- 16, 2008, in San Jose, CA.  
 
Co-produced and developed  by FETC and CUE, longtime leaders in education technology conferences,  this highly-anticipated event marks the return of  a major education symposium to Northern California and will attract education leaders not only from Western states, but from all over the country. This interactive conference, dedicated to advancing student achievement through innovative thinking and technology, will feature hands-on workshops, concurrent sessions, meetings and exhibitions targeting teachers, principals, district administrators, curriculum designers, media specialists, technology directors and other educators.

"Thanks to the partnership between CUE and FETC, ILC 2008 is shaping up to be the first truly national conference to explore the entire spectrum of influences on student achievement, from technology to teaching practices," said Michael Eason, Executive Director of ILC. "Although ILC 2008 is the inaugural event in this alliance, the conference has already generated tremendous interest within the education and technology communities, thanks to CUE's record of achievement in the Western United States, and FETC's long history of education technology leadership in the South and East."

ILC organizers are particularly interested in speakers who can present 55-minute programs in the following focus areas:

  • Leadership and Administration -- Use of technology as a strategic tool for school improvement and reform, including state technology grants or projects, on both an individual school as well as district level.
  • Teaching and Learning -- Best practices, including project-based learning, that place a strong emphasis on teacher professional development, academic standards, and opportunities for learners to gain both academic and technology-oriented skills.
  • Innovation -- Promote effective use of learning tools, appliances, and services that make effective learning and access to technology's benefits available to all learners.
  • Technology Management -- Management of infrastructure, security and tools to support learning including networking, instructional information processing and communication systems.

For complete information on how to submit a proposal, submission guidelines and topics, please visit the website:  http://www.ILC2008.org/CallForPapers. Deadline for submission is Tuesday, April 1, 2008.

About 1105 Education Group
1105 Education Group, a division of 1105 Media Inc., provides comprehensive information and analysis for K-20 education professionals who acquire and deploy technology to advance academic and administrative processes on campuses, in districts, and schools. The Education Group's integrated portfolio of print, online, events, and custom media includes monthly T.H.E. Journal and Campus Technology magazines, their respective websites and eNewsletters; online properties EduHound and Education Plaza; FETC and Campus Technology conferences.

About 1105 Media Inc.
1105 Media Inc. is a leading provider of integrated information and media in targeted business-to-business markets, including specialized sectors of the information technology community; industrial health, safety and compliance; security; environmental protection; and home healthcare. 1105's offerings span print and online magazines, journals and newsletters; seminars, conferences and trade shows; training courseware; and web-based services. 1105 Media is based in Chatsworth, CA, with offices throughout the United States; it was formed on April 7, 2006, by Nautic Partners LLC, Alta Communications and Neal Vitale, to acquire 101communications, LLC, and Stevens Publishing. www.1105media.com.

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1105 Media Inc.
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