Tuesday, July 1, 2014

ACSET 2014 - The Second Asian Conference on Society, Education and Technology 2014

ACSET 2014 - The Second Asian Conference on Society, Education and Technology 2014
28th October to 2nd November 2014 - Osaka, Japan
Abstract Submission Deadline - July 1, 2014

Enquiries: acset@iafor.org
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Sponsored by: IAFOR - The International Academic Forum

The International Academic Forum in partnership with Waseda University (Japan), Birkbeck University of London (UK), The National Institute of Education (Singapore), The National University of Tainan (Taiwan), Lincoln University (UK), the Hong Kong Institute of Education (HKSAR), Virginia Tech (USA), Auburn University (USA), and its global partners is proud to announce the Second Annual Asian Conference on Society, Education and Technology, to be held from October 28-November 2, 2014, at the Rihga Royal Hotel and the adjoining Osaka International Conference Center, Osaka, Japan.

Keynotes and Featured Speaker Info

Professor Svetlana Ter-Minasova
President, Faculty of Foreign Languages and Area Studies, Moscow State University, Russia
Professor Svetlana Ter-Minasova is President of the Faculty of Foreign Languages and Area Studies at Lomonosov Moscow State University, Russia, and Professor Emeritus in the University. She is President of the National Association for Applied Linguistics (NAAL), Chair of the Russian Ministry of Education's Foreign Language Research and Methodology Council, and President and founder of both the National Society for English Language Teachers in Russia, and the National Association of Applied Linguistics. She holds the Lomonosov Award for teaching achievements, Fulbright's 50th Anniversary Award, and was named Doctor Honoris Causa by the University of Birmingham in the UK, the State University of New York (SUNY) in the USA, and the Russian-Armenian (Slavonic) University, in Armenia.

Professor Mary Stuart
Vice-Chancellor, University of Lincoln, UK
Professor Stuart joined the University of Lincoln as Vice Chancellor in November 2009. She is a Board member of Universities UK, a member of HEFCE's Teaching Quality and Student Experience Strategic Committee and the Higher Education Public Information Steering Group as well as being Chair of the Universities Association of Lifelong Learning (UALL), Chair of Open Educational Resource (OER) Steering Group, Chair of Action on Access Advisory Committee and Deputy Chair of the University Alliance.

Abstract Submission Info - Please submit your abstract through the online submission system found on the "Call for Papers" page of the website.

ACSET Stream 1: Technology and Society: The Social and Societal Impact and Implications of Technology
Submissions dealing with the following areas should submit under this stream:

- Humans and Technology Interact: Interfaces, Robots, and Cyborgs
- Technology, Media and Communications
- Intellectual Property and Digital Rights: Sharing, Complying and Avoiding
- Data and Metadata Communications Technologies
- Multilingualism and machine translation
- Encoding Historical Documents
- Artificial intelligence

ACSET Stream 2: Technology and Society: Technologies, Societies and Communities
Submissions dealing with the following areas should submit under this stream:

- Virtual communities
- Technologies for participatory citizenship: E-democracy and E-Government E-Businesses and E-Services
- E-Inclusion and Solidarity
- Globalization and technology
- Multilingualism and cultural diversity in the digital age: preservation and protection vs assimilation and absorption
- Internet regulation
- Cultural difference and technology
- Cyber-identities and privacy
- Technology, Art and Design
- Technology, Ethics and the Law
- Technology and Philosophy

ACSET Stream 3: Education and Technology: Teaching, Learning, Technology and Education Support
Submissions dealing with the following areas should submit under this stream:

- Curriculum instruction and design
- Playing and Learning: Edutainment, video games and education
- Learning Support Education, Learning and Creativity
- Changing Learning Styles: Learning Through Technology
- Interactive and collaborative learning
- Technology: lifelong, adult, distance and access learning
- E-learning, training and professional development
- Organizational learning and change
- The virtual university/virtual universities
- MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses)
- Educational Change through Technology
- Innovative Assessment Collaboration and Problem Solving
- Educating Educators: Teacher Learning and Professional Development
- Visions for the Future

ACSET Stream 4: Education, Technology and Society: Technologies, Knowledge Creation and Access
Submissions dealing with the following areas should submit under this stream:

- Information systems and people in organizations
- Research infrastructures
- Participatory design
- Technology, knowledge and innovation
- E-commerce, open markets and open knowledge: contradictions or complementarities?
- Collaborations: from personal to interpersonal computing
- Technologies in developing countries
- Information and communications technologies and development
- ICTs and how the poor do or do not benefit
- Situating ICTs in development policies and strategies
- Global interactions: technologies, development and globalization

ACSET Stream 5: Technology and Society: Computers, Technology and Society: IT Delivery
Submissions dealing with the following areas should submit under this stream:

- Delivering Communications and Infrastructure in Developing Countries: Innovation, Trial and Practical Technical Solutions
- Biologically Inspired Computing
- Robots as an Invasive Species
- Embedded Systems
- Artificial Intelligence: From Theory to Practice
- Future Communications Networks
- Enterprise Architecture, Enterprise Interoperability and ICT: Problems and Solutions
- Information Processing Virtual Technologies and Social Shaping

ACSET Stream 6: Technology and Society: ICT and Security: Questions of Privacy, Governance and Trust
Submissions dealing with the following areas should submit under this stream:

- Implications for Security, Privacy, International Law and the Cloud
- Critical Information Infrastructure Protection
- Surveillance and Privacy
- Global Information Systems Processes (GISP)
- E-Government, E-Services, E-Business, E-Society
- Ethics and Governance
- Efficiency, Efficacy and Safety in E-Health: Healthcare Computing and Communications

ACSET Stream 7: Technology and Society รข€" Green Computing: ICT, Sustainability, Energy and the Environment
- Submissions dealing with the following areas should submit under this stream:

- Political and Environmental Implications
- Energy Efficiency in Production and Implementation
- Conceptions of the Information Society and Sustainable Development

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