Returns to Edinburgh...
The first ICTE Conference held outside of North America
convened in 1988 in Edinburgh, Scotland's capital city, on the campus of the University of
Edinburgh, in a successful and memorable event that was the springboard for expansion of
the scope of the annual ICTE conference to an international perspective. In 1999,
the sixteenth ICTE Conference returns to Edinburgh and to the University in what is
certain to be another landmark event.
Technology is advancing with breathtaking speed. In Europe as
in North America, innovations in applications of technology to learning are being
developed at an accelerating pace. New and exciting insights into successfully
applying the new technology in the classroom are resulting from from this wide range of
The annual ICTE Conference focuses strongly on these latest
developments, and related applications of technology to teaching and learning. The
Conference is attended by participants from the worldwide education community,
representing leading educators, education researchers, administrators, and
education-related technology companies engaged in education.
Plan Now To Attend ICTE Edinburgh 1999!
Take advantage of this unique worldwide education forum. At
ICTE Edinburgh 1999, as in recent ICTE Conferences, you can anticipate participating in a
unique mix of technology-using educators from the Americas, Europe, Asia, Africa, and the
Middle East -- exchanging ideas and views and experiences in this rapidly changing field.
Attend ICTE Edinburgh 1999 and get up-to-date on educational
technology and its uses worldwide. Catch up on the latest developments and thinking
about computers and related technologies in education -- and leave with new ideas and new
inspiration for your education endeavors.
Edinburgh skyline from Calton hill, dominated by
the Castle at sunset
The setting for ICTE Edinburgh is in beautiful, historic
Edinburgh, the capital city of Scotland. The Conference will be held on the campus
of Edinburgh University, famous for its programs in economics, medicine, and technology.
Come a day or two early, or plan to stay a few days after the
Conference, and see Edinburgh. Visit historic Edinburgh Castle, and Holyrood Palace -- famous as a
royal residence for kings and queens for centuries, including Mary, Queen of Scots, and
still the official residence for Her Royal Majesty Queen Elizabeth when in Edinburgh.
Edinburgh is a city of arts and sciences, home to theatres and art
collections, museums and institutions of international significance. Bring your
family -- they'll find plenty to see and do while in Edinburgh.
Stroll down the ancient Royal Mile, which links Edinburgh
Castle and Holyrood Palace, a street lined with historic buildings, shops, and
restaurants. Tour museums and
art galleries. Visit Edinburgh Castle and see the Scottish crown jewels -- the
famous Crown and Sceptre of Scotland -- as well as the Stone of Scone, or Stone of
Destiny, until recently kept in London's Westminster Abbey. Tour the surrounding
countryside before or after the Conference, and take a train or coach tour through the
Plan now to attend ICTE Edinburgh 1999, get up-to-date on the
latest in educational technology, and take advantage of this opportunity to visit this
beautiful and historic city.
It will be an experience you won't soon forget!