The IASTED International Conference on EDUCATION AND TECHNOLOGY 2006 (ICET 2006)

Venue: Calgary

Location: Calgary, Canada

Event Date/Time: Jul 17, 2006 End Date/Time: Jul 19, 2006
Registration Date: Jun 01, 2006
Early Registration Date: Apr 15, 2006
Abstract Submission Date: Apr 15, 2006
Paper Submission Date: May 15, 2006
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The IASTED International Conference on
~ ICET 2006 ~

July 17-19, 2006
Calgary, Alberta, Canada

The International Association of Science and Technology for Development (IASTED)
Technical Committee on Advanced Technology in Education

ICET 2006 will act as a major forum for presenting the latest developments in the field of technology and education. It will encourage the exchange of information and experiences between educators, researchers, students and policy makers.

ICET 2006 will be held in conjunction with the IASTED International Conferences on:

Web Technologies, Applications, and Services (WTAS 2006)
Computational Intelligence (CI 2006)

At the foothills of Alberta’s majestic Rocky Mountains, Calgary stands as a major urban centre and is home to nearly one million people. Calgary is most well known for the “Greatest Outdoor Show on Earth” – the Calgary Stampede, a world-class rodeo that draws more than a million people each summer. As a young and vibrant city, Calgary provides activities for a variety of tastes. Visitors can take a trip up the Calgary Tower to get the best view of the City and landscape, visit Canada Olympic Park, the crown jewel of the 1988 Winter Olympics, or learn about local history at the Glenbow Museum, Fort Calgary, and Heritage Park. Calgary is also the gateway to the Rocky Mountains and Banff National Park, making a variety of outdoor activities such as skiing, snowboarding, and hiking just a short drive away.

Topics will include, but are not limited to:

Instructional Technology
Mobile Devices
Intelligent/Adaptive Systems
Artificial Intelligence in Learning Technology
Virtual Reality
Human-Computer Interfaces
Computers and Education
Educational Software and Hardware
Security and Reliability of Educational Software
Artificial Intelligence Applications
Simulation and Visualization
Educational Games

Web-based Education
Distance Education
Course Management
Web-Lecturing Technology
Sharing Content and Services
Online Degree and Certificate Programs
Learning Objects and Libraries
Information Architectures
Digital Libraries
Searching and Information Retrieval

Education Policies and Finance
Testing and Evaluation
Ethical Issues
Societal Aspects
Government Policies
Cost Analyses
Entrepreneurial Models
Case Studies
Collaborative Learning
Virtual Universities
Advances in Developing Countries
Mega Universities

Click here for a list of the program committee for ICET 2006.
Initial Papers
Submit your paper via our website at: All submissions should be in Adobe Acrobat (.pdf), Postscript (.ps), or MS Word (.doc) format. The IASTED Secretariat must receive your paper by March 1, 2006. Receipt of paper submission will be confirmed by email.

Complete the online initial paper submission form designating an author who will attend the conference and providing four key words to indicate the subject area of your paper. One of the key words must be taken from the list of topics provided under Scope. Initial paper submissions should be approximately six pages. Formatting instructions are available at:

All papers submitted to IASTED International Conferences must be written in English, using appropriate grammar and syntax.

Notification of acceptance will be sent via email by April 15, 2006. Final manuscripts are due by May 15, 2006. Registration and final payment are due by June 1, 2006. Late registration fees or paper submissions will result in the papers being excluded from the conference proceedings.

Final Papers
Send your final manuscripts via email to: The subject line for the final manuscript submission must include your six-digit paper number. The formatting instructions can be found at: and must be strictly followed. The page limit for final papers is six single-spaced pages in 10 point Times New Roman font. Only one paper of up to six pages is included in the regular registration fee. There will be an added charge for extra pages and additional papers.

Proposals for three-hour tutorials should be submitted online by March 1, 2006. Tutorials are to be submitted via the following website address: A tutorial proposal should clearly indicate the topic, background knowledge expected of the participants, objectives, time allocations for the major course topics, and the qualifications of the instructor(s).

Persons wishing to organize a special session should submit a proposal via email to: Proposals should include a session title, a list of the topics covered, and the qualifications and brief biography of the session organizer(s). Papers submitted to the special session must be received by March 1, 2006., unless otherwise stipulated by the Special Session Organizer. A minimum of five papers must be registered and fully paid in order for this session to be included in the conferenceprogram. More information on special sessions is available at:

Extended versions of papers published in the conference proceedings can also be considered for review for inclusion in one of the IASTED journals. Authors must submit the expanded and enhanced version of their conference paper for peer reviewconsideration to: following the standard procedure as described on the website. All papers considered for journal review must be of the highest quality and demonstrate a novel contribution to the literature. For further information, please email

Submissions due March 1, 2006
Notification of acceptance April 15, 2006
Camera-ready manuscripts due May 15, 2006
Registration Deadline June 1, 2006

For more information, or to be placed on our mailing list, please contact:

IASTED Secretariat – ICET 2006
#80, 4500 - 16th Avenue N.W.
Calgary, Alberta
Canada T3B 0M6