European m-learning Forum - Newsletter

  Issue 4 (28 May 2002)

1. Next event. “European Workshop on Mobile And Contextual Learning”, Birmingham, UK 20-21 June 2002

**** 40 Discount – for m-learning Forum members****

The next event is entitled “European Workshop on Mobile and Contextual Learning” organised by the University of Birmingham in collaboration with the m-learning Forum. We have extended the m-learning discount of 40 until 31st May 2002. There are still some places left for those that have not booked yet.

The Keynote Speaker is M. Gardner, Deputy Director, ”Institute for Socio-Technical Innovation & Research, University of Essex, @BT Adastral Park, UK.

You can find the latest programme at

Cost for m-learning Forum members is 160 day rate,  260 for the conference including Accommodation, 230 for the conference excluding Accommodation. Registration is through the University of Birmingham website.

If you are not an m-learning Forum member you will need to join. See: -

2. Helsinki Event - Notes and Presentations now available on-line

Following a successful 2nd meeting of the m-learning Forum in Helsinki, Finland on 26 April 2002 we are pleased to announce that all available presentations are now accessible online at


Our thanks go to Harri Ketamo, Tampere Univeristy of Technology for putting together the programme and to TietoEnator for hosting the event in their excellent conference facilities.

In addition our thanks go to Dai Jones of SRI Consulting Business Intelligence for taking excellent notes during the brain-storming and discussion session: -

3. m-learning Forum Registration Online

We are pleased to announce that we have finally set-up our system to enable you to pay online at the m-learning Forum website for both membership and some events run or in collaboration with the m-learning Forum. The service will require a credit/debit card and the payment will be passed through to WorldPay’s secure online server who will collect the money on our behalf.

Membership can be for individuals, organisations or a unit or a department within an organisation with a normal membership is 475 Euro per year plus VAT and for non-profit making organisations 290 Euro per year plus VAT. You will be able to pay in Euro, Pounds Sterling or US Dollars with the exchange rate based on the Euro. See: -

4. "IEEE International Workshop on Wireless and Mobile Technologies in Education" (WMTE 2002) Teleborg Campus, Vxj University, Sweden - 29-30 August 2002

****340 US dollars inc. VAT for m-learning Forum members****

We have negotiated a significant discount for m-learning Forum members who would like this workshop. This fee will include proceedings, 2 lunches, 2 morning and afternoon tea/coffee, and a conference dinner. The registration fee after 1 August will be 470 US dollars.


The Keynote Speaker is Dr. Jeremy Roschelle, Senior Scientist, Stanford Research Institute, USA; other speakers include Professor Elliot Soloway, University of Michigan, USA and Professor Cathleen A. Norris, University of North Texas, USA. The basic program is now available at


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