ALDinHE 2014: learning development spaces and places
In 2014 the Association for Learning Development in Higher Education (ALDinHE) will be holding its annual conference at the University of Huddersfield from 14-16 April. Over the years the ALDinHE conference has developed a reputation as a friendly and stimulating event, providing an environment that promotes creative collaboration between learning developers. "a fantastic event...a wonderful opportunity to connect with other learning developers" "Very good, warm, inviting and stimulating. One of the best conferences I have been to" "my first ALDinHE Conference and I'll be back next year.." We welcome proposals for wor...
Source: MEDEV Events - October 19, 2013 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: events

ETHICOMP 2014: liberty and security in an age of ICTs
The ETHICOMP conference series was initiated in 1995 by Professors Simon Rogerson and Terry Bynum. The purpose of this series is to provide an inclusive forum for discussing the ethical and social issues associated with the development and application of Information and Communication Technology (ICT). Held every 18 months, the previous conferences have featured over 600 papers from delegates and speakers from all continents. ETHICOMP 2014 will be the first conference held jointly with the CEPE (Computer Ethics: Professional Enquiries) conference (sponsored by INSEIT - the International Society for Ethics and Information Te...
Source: MEDEV Events - October 5, 2013 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: events

Iasme 2014
Dear IAMSE members, The 18th annual International Association of Medical Science Educators (IAMSE) meeting will be held at the Sheraton Music City Hotel in Nashville Tennessee from June 7 10th, 2014. This annual event brings together medical educators from around the world to attend and participate in preconference workshops, plenary sessions, focus sessions, poster sessions, eDemos, panel discussions and social activities. Our attendees include faculty, staff and administrators from Allopathic & Osteopathic Schools of Medicine, Schools of Nursing, Veterinary Schools, Schools of Allied Health, Schools of Public Health ...
Source: MEDEV Events - October 1, 2013 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: events

ICEduTech 2013
International Conference on Educational Technologies 2013 The Educational Technologies 2013 conference will be held at Academic Lecture Hall A, UPM (University of Putra), Malaysia, during 29 November to 1 December 2013. ICEduTech is the scientific conference addressing the real topics as seen by teachers, students, parents and school leaders. Both scientists, professionals and institutional leaders are invited to be informed by experts, sharpen the understanding what education needs and how to achieve it. The conference covers six main areas: Education in Context, Education as Professional Field, Curricular Evolution, Lear...
Source: MEDEV Events - August 8, 2013 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: events

Student Support Conference 2013
Maximising Student Potential in Medical, Dental and Veterinary Education The conference will highlight the latest research and theories that can help students to achieve their unique and individual potential in Medical, Dental and Veterinary Education. There will be a mix of short presentations and interactive workshops so that experiences can be shared and new solutions considered. A case based learning approach will be used in workshops to ensure maximum practical relevance to the discussions. Sessions will be supported by local and national experts in Medical, Dental and Veterinary Education, aimed at: Programme Direc...
Source: MEDEV Events - July 5, 2013 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: events

International Conference on Educational Technologies 2013
The Educational Technologies 2013 conference will be held at Academic Lecture Hall A, UPM (University of Putra), Malaysia, during 29 November to 1 December 2013. ICEduTech is the scientific conference addressing the real topics as seen by teachers, students, parents and school leaders. Both scientists, professionals and institutional leaders are invited to be informed by experts, sharpen the understanding what education needs and how to achieve it. The conference covers six main areas: Education in Context, Education as Professional Field, Curricular Evolution, Learner Orientation, Integrating Educational Technologies and ...
Source: MEDEV Events - June 21, 2013 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: events

Advanced Assessment Course (AAC)
This 2-day course is for: Undergraduate and postgraduate medical educators who wish to broaden theirperspective and deepen their understanding of specific areas of assessment Participants with a fundamental grounding in assessment principles and practices See web link for further information (Source: MEDEV Events)
Source: MEDEV Events - June 8, 2013 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: events

Advanced Assessment Course (AAC)
This year's Advanced Assessment Course (AAC), has been relocated to a more convenient venue in central London, the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists in Regent’s Park.  Dates: Monday 28th and Tuesday 29th October 2013  We have an even greater number of internationally recognised experts on a range of areas of assessment coming from across the UK, Canada, The Netherlands and the USA, to share their knowledge and skills in key plenaries and a wider choice of workshops. Please register soon as last year's course was oversubscribed and fully booked by September.  How to b...
Source: MEDEV Events - May 20, 2013 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: events

ASME researching medical education
Researching Medical Education is a one-day conference for anyone interested in the methodological and theoretical aspects of medical or clinical education research. It is run by the Association for the Study of Medical Education (ASME) and the Researching Learning for Clinical Practice network (RLCP). The conference will run from 9-5pm at RIBA, 66 Portland Place, London For the conference flyer please click here For the conference programme please click here If you would like more information about student travel funds from the HEA please click on the link below http://www.heacademy.ac.uk/travel-fund (Source: MEDEV Events)
Source: MEDEV Events - May 16, 2013 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: events

The network: towards unity for health (TUFH). Rural & community-based health care: opportunities and challenges for the 21st Century
Registrations are open The moment has finally arrived. Registrations for The Network: Towards Unity for Health 2013 Conference "Rural & Community-Based Health Care: Opportunities and Challenges for the 21st Century" November 16-20 in Ayutthaya, Thailand are open.  Don’t miss out on the opportunity to participate in the annual highlight of The Network: TUFH activities.  Please find the registration form HERE. Take advantage of an early bird rate until July 1st 2013.   Call for Abstracts We are pleased to announce the Call for Abstracts for The Network: Towards Unity ...
Source: MEDEV Events - May 16, 2013 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: events

7th International conference on communication in veterinary medicine
The ICCVM is a unique, bi-annual, interactive conference that links current research in veterinary communication to practical applications in veterinary-client interactions, veterinary team dynamics and veterinary communication education and curricula development. Participants are a diverse, progressive interdisciplinary group of veterinary practitioners, veterinary medical educators and researchers who represent the leading edge of professional communication advancement; The conference offers considerable opportunity for networking and sharing innovative ideas, including a variety of engaging keynotes, workshops, podium p...
Source: MEDEV Events - May 11, 2013 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: events

Competition and diversity in UK Higher Education-online learning models, alternative providers and the changing shape of the sector
Delegates at this seminar will discuss the implications of the current drive to diversify the provision of Higher Education - including HE being taught in FE colleges, the growth of private universities and degree courses designed by other for-profit bodies and the potential for Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs). It follows the Government's response to the consultation on Applying Student Number Controls to Alternative Providers with Designated Courses which delayed the imposition of number controls until at least 2014/15 in order to encourage expansion of alternative providers and set out steps to create a 'level-playin...
Source: MEDEV Events - May 11, 2013 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: events

11th ePortfolio and Identity Conference
ePIC 2013 will feature a special track on Open Badges, an emerging technology that has already started to change the landscape of learning and employment as well as health care. A series of hands-on workshops, presentations and keynotes will provide a unique opportunity to understand why and how to implement Open Badges in your organisation, network or territory. More presentations and keynotes will address literacy, assessment, employability, identity construction, learning analytics, etc.: http://www.epforum.eu/programme Among the keynote speakers and panel members are the following experts: • Kirstie Donnelly MBE, ...
Source: MEDEV Events - May 11, 2013 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: events

Advanced assessment course (AAC)
Dear Colleagues    We are pleased to announce this year's Advanced Assessment Course (AAC), which has been relocated to a more convenient venue in central London, the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists in Regent’s Park.   Dates: Monday 28th and Tuesday 29th October 2013  We have an even greater number of internationally recognised experts on a range of areas of assessment coming from across the UK, Canada, The Netherlands and the USA, to share their knowledge and skills in key plenaries and a wider choice of workshops.   Please register soon as last yea...
Source: MEDEV Events - May 7, 2013 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: events

Mental health awareness week event
As part of Mental Health Awareness Week 2013, Mental Health North East and the Houses of Parliament’s Outreach Service are hosting an event to bring together local politicians and people with an interest in mental health issues.  The event will take place from 10.30am to 1pm (registration from 10am) on Friday 17thMay at the Middlesbrough Teaching and Learning Centre, Cargo Fleet Lane, Middlesbrough TS3 8PE The event will give attendees practical and useful information on how to work with politicians on mental health issues, and provide an opportunity to debate is...
Source: MEDEV Events - April 23, 2013 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: events

SOLSTICE & CLT 2013 conference
The SOLSTICE & CLT 2013 Conference will take place on Wednesday 5th and Thursday 6th June 2013 at Edge Hill University in Lancashire.  This well established conference offers:- a two day event, with day one focussing on eLearning and day two focussing on learning and teaching practice- over 40 sessions covering themes such as Creative deployment of technologies to enhance the student experience, Student induction and transitions and Internationalisation and international students experiences.- five excellent keynote speakers; Professor Mark Russell, Professor Alejandro Armellini, Professor Peter Hartley, Dr Mark K...
Source: MEDEV Events - April 19, 2013 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: events

Statistics for Policy Makers Workshop
The course covers key statistical concepts crucial to the effective statistical results constantly used to make decisions in business and government. This course is not intended to teach how to produce statistics or process data but how to interpret statistical information.  The course is aimed at people who are interested in using statistical results for decision making, who need to get the best of the statistical information available and would like to make sure that the they can interpret statistics and statistical results effectively. (Source: MEDEV Events)
Source: MEDEV Events - April 19, 2013 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: events

Developing leaders in healthcare education: 5 day residential course
Following the publication of the long awaited Francis Report and in anticipation of the outcomes of the Shape of Training consultation, medical and health professions’ education and training is coming under increasing scrutiny. New challenges are posed for healthcare educators as they grapple with how to educate, train and support professionals at a time of shrinking resource and higher public, patient and learner expectations. It is clear that new ways of working will be required which emphasise accountability, professional standards and a higher quality of shared care. All this against a backdrop of massive service...
Source: MEDEV Events - April 14, 2013 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: events

ASME annual scientific meeting 2013
Programme includes: Pre and Intra-Conference Workshops Keynote presentations including The Lord Cohen Lecture to be presented by: Parallel/Concurrent sessions Posters/ E-posters Charles P Friedman, PhD, University of Michigan, USA Director, Health Informatics Program, Schools of Information & Public Health Professor, Department of Health Management & Policy, School of Public Health Professor, School of Information The awarding of the Sir John Ellis Student Prize and The ASME Gold Medal Sessions from our Special Interest Groups including: JASME; the EDG What’s Hot! and the ERG The...
Source: MEDEV Events - April 14, 2013 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: events

Innovative learning: efficiency, effectiveness and value for money
The modern learning landscape is transforming at an unprecedented pace and scale Higher learning institutions are under increased pressure to demonstrate efficiency, effectiveness and value for money Do you want to enhance traditional learning paradigms? Are you interested in developing flexible and personalised anytime anywhere learning? Register Your Place TodayConfirmed Speakers Include:Chris HaleDeputy Director of Policy, Universities UKDr Julia Moore OBENational Director, e-Learning for Healthcare, Department of HealthProfessor Rosemary LuckinProfessor of Learner Centred Design, London Knowledge Lab, Univer...
Source: MEDEV Events - April 14, 2013 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: events

Developing leaders in healthcare education: 2 day masterclass
Following the publication of the long awaited Francis Report and in anticipation of the outcomes of the Shape of Training consultation, medical and health professions’ education and training is coming under increasing scrutiny. New challenges are posed for healthcare educators as they grapple with how to educate, train and support professionals at a time of shrinking resource and higher public, patient and learner expectations. It is clear that new ways of working will be required which emphasise accountability, professional standards and a higher quality of shared care. All this against a backdrop of massive service...
Source: MEDEV Events - April 14, 2013 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: events

ASPiH SCSN Scottish Symposium
ASPiH and the Scottish Clinical Skills Network (SCSN) are delighted to announce that registration is now open for the joint inaugural ASPiH & SCSN Scottish Symposium which is being held at Dynamic Earth, Edinburgh on Thursday 25th and Friday 26th April 2013. This joint symposium is a result of both organisations joining forces within a close working collaborative relationship that is committed to deliver a world class simulation and clinical skills conference in Scotland on an annual basis, sharing good practice and supporting the development of effective simulation and clinical skills education in healthcare thro...
Source: MEDEV Events - April 14, 2013 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: events

International entrepreneurship educators conference 2013 (IEEC2013)
EEUK and NCEE are pleased to announce that registration has opened for the 8th annual IEEC, generously hosted by the University of Sheffield. This year’s theme will be ‘Putting Students at the Centre of Enterprise’. Take advantage of the Early Bird discount and register now to join around 250 educators and practitioners at this premier national and international conference on enterprise and entrepreneurship education. As previous delegates know, interactivity is a hallmark of IEEC. We will again be inviting submissions of interactive parallel sessions. Also, on day one there will be a facilitated&nbs...
Source: MEDEV Events - February 23, 2013 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: events

The Academy of Medical Educators academic meeting
  Improving clinical care through better education and training  The Academy of Medical Educators aims to improve patient care by providing leadership, promoting standards and supporting all those involved in the broad discipline of medical education, through all stages of their careers.  The Academy is the standard setting body for medical educators in the UK. Its Professional Standards define the level of competence that medical educators should achieve at each point in their careers. The Standards provide a recognised framework for professionals to demonstrate expertise in medical education through accred...
Source: MEDEV Events - February 12, 2013 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: events

LinkedLearning2013 - 3rd international workshop on learning and education with the web of data
In conjunction with the World Wide Web Conference 2013 (WWW2013) (#lile2013) => best paper award sponsored by LinkedUp (http://linkedup-project.eu)  => proceedings published with ACM Digital Library  IMPORTANT DATES ==================================== * 25 February 2013: Full & short research paper submission deadline * 04 March 2013: Poster & demo submission deadline * 13 March 2012: Notification of acceptance * 27 March 2012: Camera-ready paper * 14 May 2012: LinkedLearning 2013 workshop day  OVERVIEW ======== Building on the previous editions and its growing community, Linked Learning ...
Source: MEDEV Events - February 7, 2013 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: events

Eipen 2013
The EIPEN 2013 Conference on interprofessional practice and education: Registration and call for submissions open The EIPEN 2013 Conference in Ljubljana (11-13th September), hosted in the Faculty of Health Sciences of the University of Ljubljana, and chaired by prof. Majda Pahor, will continue the success of the previous conferences of the European Interprofessional Practice & Education Network. At the 2011 Conference in Ghent, more than 30% of the participants came from outside of Europe. Registration is online via with a reduced early bird fee. Abstract submissions can be sent in before March 1st. This first bat...
Source: MEDEV Events - February 4, 2013 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: events

INMED Annual Scientific Meeting
The 6th scientific meeting of the Irish Network of Medical Educators (INMED) will take place from Thursday 21st February to Friday 22nd February 2013 at University College Dublin (UCD). The theme of this year's conference will be Patient-Centred Medical Education: Human Factors, Patient Safety, Learning from Patients. Pre-Conference Workshop INMED is also offering, for the first time, a pre-conference workshop day in collaboration with the Association for the Study of Medical Education (ASME - UK) on Wednesday February 20th. The idea of the workshop day is to provide delegates with longer format workshops that provide adeq...
Source: MEDEV Events - February 2, 2013 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: events

The 13th European Conference on Computer Supported Cooperative Work (ECSCW 2013)
ECSCW 2013 calls for submissions reporting on investigations intocooperation in real world settings and designs of innovativetechnologies to support collaboration. ECSCW is interested in cooperative settings in the workplace, ineveryday life, and the civic society, and across boundaries betweenthese spheres of life. The conference is soliciting high quality contributions that advancethe state of the art in CSCW:- empirical studies of work that contribute to the design space,- novel techniques and technologies,- enhancement of the conceptual foundations. In particular, the conference welcomes contributions that focus on:- E...
Source: MEDEV Events - January 30, 2013 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: events

Examining the Evidence, Transition from Student to Practitioner
ASME is holding a series of workshops under the umbrella title of "Examining the Evidence". The aim of these events is to provide a forum where senior medical school faculty, the regulatory bodies, medical education providers and policy makers can meet with international experts to discuss and debate current issues of critical importance in medical education. The format of these events is specifically designed to allow participants the maximum opportunity to discuss issues and share challenges. The first of these symposia, held in December 2010 focussed on the use of National Licensing Examinations for students graduating ...
Source: MEDEV Events - January 30, 2013 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: events

Academic study skills in the 21st Century: "looking forward to the future"
OverviewThis conference will focus on the recent growth in the provision of Academic and Study Skills within the Higher Education sector and explore innovative ways to build upon this growth in the future. It should appeal to all those in the Higher Education sector working with Academic Study Skills and be an opportunity to establish a network. The conference will be held in the English language and entry is free.Proposal SubmissionsAll and any topics relating to Academic Study Skills are welcome for proposals. Suggested subjects could include (but are not limited to):Third-space Professionalism and Academic Study SkillsD...
Source: MEDEV Events - January 27, 2013 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: events

Fundamentals of assessment course (FAC)
  We are pleased to announce the next Fundamentals of Assessment Course (FAC)Tuesday, 9th & Wednesday, 10th April 2013 This course is aimed to be an introduction to the fundamental principles and best practices in assessment in medical and other health professional areas.The course is suitable for people who want a comprehensive introduction to assessment, and will complement the SGUL Advanced Assessment Course (scheduled in October 2013). The FAC will run over 2 days of intensive lectures, workshops and group work, with faculty who are academics with experience in design and implementation of assessment...
Source: MEDEV Events - January 21, 2013 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: events

FDIA 2013: 5th symposium on future directions in information access
The objectives are:   •                   To provide an accessible forum for new researchers to discuss their research and projects.   •                   To help foster formative and tentative research ideas.   •                   To encourage discussion and successful progression.   •   ...
Source: MEDEV Events - January 12, 2013 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: events

MedBiquitous annual conference
Registration is now available for the MedBiquitous Annual Conference April 8-9, 2013 at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine in Baltimore, Maryland. The conference provides an opportunity for hands on exploration of learning technologies, active discussion with peers, and updates from leaders in the field. Sessions emphasize innovative uses of technology that have or may have a significant impact on health professions education, assessment, and improvement. Join colleagues from around the world in examining how learning technologies can promote continuous improvement and better outcomes across the continuum of health professio...
Source: MEDEV Events - January 9, 2013 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: events

University of Oxford: effective online tutoring
There are currently only 4 places remaining on this course.   About the Course:   This online course provides prospective online tutors with an opportunity to develop the skills and experience they need to teach effectively online.   Focused specifically on teaching, rather than on designing or developing online courses, this course will introduce you to the role of the online tutor through selected reading, group discussions, the use of synchronous online teaching tools, role-playing, case studies and other activities.   The target audience for the course is:   ·   ...
Source: MEDEV Events - January 8, 2013 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: events

The North of England Education conference Sheffield 2013: mind, brain, community - inspiring learners, strengthening resilience
Last chance to buy your ticket for the North of England Education Conference in Sheffield- only 2 weeks to go now!   The Conference runs from Wed 16-Fri 18 Jan 2013. Day passes or 3 day tickets are available, which include evening events.   Look at our speakers page to see what and who is on during this landmark event in the 2013 education calendar.   We look forward to seeing you there! (Source: MEDEV Events)
Source: MEDEV Events - January 8, 2013 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: events