CfP: Conference of eLearning and eResearch in the Arab World
Second Call for Extended Abstract : "Conference of eLearning and eResearch in the Arab World" in Conjunction with the 5th Congress of "Scientific Research Outlook and Technology Development in the Arab World, SRO5"
Science and Technology Foundation (ASTF) , 26-30
October, 2008, Fez-Morocco
Conference Objectives and Anticipated Outcomes
The special session will feature speakers, papers and posters from the
international eLearning eResearch community, which focus on:
Raising awareness for eLearning and eResearch
in Arab countries,
Information sharing and networking
among those engaged in eLearningand
Discussion of issues related to eLearning and
e.g. technology issues, cultural change, and other barriers,
Providing information about International
and Regional eLearning and eResearch initiatives,
Prospects, trends and challenges of eLearningand
eResearch in the Arab world,
Presenting success stories of eLearningand
eResearch in the Arab world.
and eResearch Applications in Life Sciences, Materials, Chemical
Earth Sciences and Cosmology, Social
Sciences, Arts, and Humanities,
Services and Applications,eInfrastructure
and Computer Grids for Science and Industry,
and Services to Enable
and eResearch in Arab World,
Access and Data Management,
·Collaboration Environments andResearch
·eLearning and eResearch Applications.
Al-Sharhan, Gulf University for Science and Technology, Kuwait,
Y. Al-Zoubi, Princess Sumaya University
for Technology, Jordan.
Kamel, Director of the PAMI Lab in the University of Waterloo, Canada.
El Saddik, University of
P Engelbrecht, School of Information Technology, University of Pretoria,
Zomaya, University of Sydney,
Ibrahim, American University-Cairo, Egypt,
El Moucary, Notre Dame
Guralnick, President, Kaleidoscope Learning, USA,
Gillet, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Lausanne, Switzerland,
Ponta, University of Genoa,
Tovar, Madrid Polytechnic
Ruggieri, Director of Research in the INFN, Italy,
Moukadem, Gulf University for Science and Technology, Kuwait,
Science and Technology,
Hewitt, Head of the School of
Computer Science, UK,
Castro, Universidad Nacional de Educación a Distancia, Spain,
Abood, School of Engineering and Design, Brunel University, UK
Auer, Carinthia University of Applied Sciences, Austria,
Jemni, University of Tunis,
Omran, Gulf University for Science and Technology, Kuwait,
H. Mahmoud, University of
Reilly, MIT Media Lab,
M. Sobh, University of
Bazzi, American University
of Dubai, UAE,
Gueaieb, University of Ottawa,
Submission and Registration
Abstracts should strictly comply with the style and format as provided
in the SRO submission style.
submitted in other types of formats or styles will not be considered
for presentation. Duplicate Abstracts submitted for
consideration in different sessions will be automatically rejected.
Abstracts will be peer-reviewed and acceptance decisions will be made
by the respective Technical Program co-Chairs Dr. Salah Al Sharhan, Dr.
Al-Zoubi AY. All accepted Abstracts will appear in the conference
proceedings electronically and will be published on ASTF Website. There
will be award for the best presented Extended Abstract.
Registration kindly arrange to fill the Registration Form and send it
to email@example.com, or
visit our website at: www.astf.net/sro/sro5 and
follow the instructions.
Abstract Submission: Extended until 22 June 2008
Notification: July 15, 2008
Abstract Submission: September 10, 2008
are kindly requested to inquire the Moroccan Embassy/Consulate in their
country of residence about obtaining an entry visa. Upon individual
request, a Letter of Invitation from the Organizers to participate in
SRO5 may be provided to facilitate procedures for obtaining a visa into
If needed, kindly inform us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
without an accepted Abstract: 1480 MAD or 130 Euro,
with an accepted Abstract: 740 MAD or 65 Euro.
organizing committee has obtained special rates for Hotel accommodation
of the conference participants,
but to qualify for these rates, reservation should be made through this
committee. You are kindly requested to make your reservation as soon as
possible, as the number of room available at this rate is limited.
rates will be conveyed to you shortly.
Science & Technology Foundation,
+971 6 5050551 Fax: +971 6 5050553, email@example.com, www.astf.net/sro/sro5.