Villach, Austria (thanks to Wikipedia for permission)

ICL2009 First Call for papers
12th International Conference on Interactive Computer aided Learning

Submission deadlines:
15 May 2009 (full papers) and
29 May 2009 (short papers, demonstrations, poster, special tracks, tutorials, workshops)
Conference venue is the Congress Center Villach with the **** Holiday Inn Hotel.
(Special rates for ICL conference participants!)

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Scope of the conference

This interdisciplinary conference aims to focus on the exchange of  relevant trends and research  results as well as the presentation of practical experiences gained while developing and testing elements of  interactive computer aided learning, especially in Engineering Education. Therefore pilot projects, applications and products will also be welcome.

The conference will be organized by the Carinthia University of Applied Sciences, Villach/Austria in cooperation with:
Federal Ministries for Science, Education and Culture of Austria,
IEEE Education Society
European Distance and E-Learning Network (EDEN),
International E-Learning Association (IELA)
European Learning Industry Group (ELIG)
European Institute of E-Learning (EIfEL)
Austrian Computer Society (OCG)
International Society of Engineering Education (IGIP)
International Association of OnlineEngineering
IT Campus Carinthia

Topics of interest

ICL2009 will have a focus on Semantic Technologies,  Educational MashUps,  Collaborative Learning Environments as well as  E-Portfolios .

General topics are for example:
Web based learning (WBL)
Life long learning
Adaptive and intuitive environments
Responsive environments
Mobile learning environments and applications
Computer aided language learning (CALL)
Platforms and authoring tools
Educational MashUps
Networks/Grids for learning
Knowledge management and learning
Collaborative learning
Applications of the Semantic Web
Standards and style-guides
Remote and virtual laboratories
Multimedia applications and virtual reality
Pedagogical and psychological issues
Evaluation and outcomes assessment
New learning models and applications
Real world experiences
Pilot projects / Products / Applications
Special tracks
School & IT

Other Special Track proposals are very welcome!

Types of contributions
Full Papers (peer reviewed, 20 minutes presentation followed by a panel discussion)
Short papers: (15 minutes presentation)
Interactive demonstrations (15 minutes, also online demonstrations)
Round Table Discusions (work in progress, doctoral thesis discussions, …)
Discussion Panels
Other opportunities to participate:
Run a workshop or tutorial (This are half or full day events and do not require written or published papers. Proposals should clearly indicate the topic, background knowledge  expected of the participants, objectives, and the qualifications of the instructor.)
Organize a  thematic session. (Proposals should include a minimum of three  papers, a session title, a list of the topics covered and the qualifications of the session organizer. The name of the session organizer will appear in the program and proceedings.)
Exhibit at ICL (products and developments of telelearning technology)

Conference language


The proceedings will be published on CD in cooperation with the Kassel University Press (own ISBN number).  Format instructions will be available in time.

Conference chair

M. Auer (Carinthia Tech Institute Villach, Austria)
African Liaison: Rhena Delport, University of Pretoria, South Africa
Asian Liaison: Linmi Tao, Tsinghua University Peking, China
Australian/Oceanian  Liaison: John Sandler, Telstra Corporation Melbourne, Australia
Latin America  Liaison: Arthur Edwards, Universidad de Colima, Mexico
Middle East  Liaison: A. Y. Al-Zoubi, PSUT Amman, Jordan,
North  America  Liaison: David Guralnick, Kaleidoscope Learning New York, USA

Submission of papers

The abstracts should be submitted using the Electronic Submission System. If unable to submit the abstract electronically, please contact the Chair.

Important dates

May 15, 2009            Submission of  full paper abstracts
May 29, 2009             Short papers, demonstrations, poster, special tracks, tutorials, workshops
June 11, 2009           Notification of acceptance
Sept. 10, 2009           Camera-ready due
Sept. 23-25, 2009       Conference ICL2009

For more information contact
phone:  +43-5-90500-2115

General information

The conference venue is the Conference Center Villach (CCV). Villach  is located in the southern part of Austria near Italy and Slovenia and can easily be reached by aircraft (Klagenfurt, Ljubljana, Salzburg), by train (EC) and highway (Autobahn).

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Prof. Dr.-Ing., Michael E. Auer
Carinthia University of Applied Sciences, School of Systems Engineering
Head of the Center of Competence Online Labs and Open Learning
Europastrasse 4, A-9524 Villach, Austria /
phone +43(5)90500-2115 ; voice messages / fax: +49(3212)1045622
President and CEO
International Association of Online Engineering
Kirchengasse 10/200, A-1070 Wien, Austria


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