Virtual Round Table Web Conference

5th Virtual Round Table Web Conference 20-22 April 2012

Event Details

5th Virtual Round Table Web Conference  20-22 April 2012

Time: April 20, 2012 at 7pm to April 22, 2012 at 5pm
Location: Adobe ConnectPro and Livestream
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Event Type: online conference
Organized By: Heike Philp
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Event Description

5th Virtual Round Table Web Conference

20-22 April 2012

A free 3-day web conference on language learning technologies

Twitter #vrtwebcon

The 3-day VRT web conference starts on Friday at 7:30pm GMT and and ends on Sunday with a closing party at 5pm GMT 


The conference starts with a 5h program which includes a panel discussion, keynote by Nicky Hockly, sessions about language games, teaching tools, young learners and virtual classrooms. Friday, 20 April program starts from 7:30pm GMT | 4:30am TYO (Sat) | 12:30pm LA   and closes with paralle sessions at 10:30pm GMT | 7:30am TYO (Sat) | 3:30pm LA


Thel 9h program on Sat is filled with panel discussions, keynotes and unconferences, sessions about virtual worlds, online testing tools, online resources, video, digital publishing and presentation techniques. Saturday, 21 April program starts at 1pm GMT | 10pm TYO | 6am LA and closes with an Open mic session at Saturday, 21 April 2012 - 9pm GMT | 6am Tokyo (Sun) | 2pm LA


A full 12h program is planned for Sunday with panels, keynotes and unconferences, sessions on holistic teaching and learning, e-publishing, demo lessons, mobile learning, teaching & learning tools, dogme & tech. Sunday, 22 April program starts at 6am GMT | 3pm Tokyo | 11pm LA and closes with a party on Sunday 5pm GMT | 2am TYO (Mon) | 10am LA

About VRT WebCon
Todate the Virtual Round Table hosted 214 guest speakers on various subjects pertaining to language learning and tech and has seen 2,000 participants and about 13,000 recording views. 

This year we are looking forward to an exciting 3-day program in a web conferencing solution called Adobe ConnectPro. This conference is free to attend, no password. This year we will also livestream the conference.

Submissions are no longer accepted but if you feel that you have something important to share, drop us a line.

Second Life presentations are welcome and should be delivered as ppt in Adobe ConnectPro else you can look forward to 6th SLanguages conference in September/ October 2012 this year.

To enroll in the conference, please sign up on the conference website

The conference organisers

Heike Philp, Shelly Terrell, Steven Herder and Berni Wall 

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Comment by Cherry Mathew Philipose on March 18, 2012 at 5:56pm

Thanks for the invite Heike. I hope I could make it as I'd expressed in my intent to attend. 

Comment by soroor ashtarian on March 9, 2012 at 10:03pm

Thanks a lot for inviting me. I look forward to taking part in this amazing event and learning from everyone of you. Hope I can arrange for it.

see you all

Comment by Claudio Leopoldino de Mattos on March 8, 2012 at 3:39am

I will be my first time on this amazing event.

I hope to see you all as soon as possible.

Thank you so much for the invitation.

Claudio Mattos - Rio de Janeiro - Brazil

Comment by Charles Goodger on March 7, 2012 at 5:59pm

Hi Heike

I'd love to attend but that weekend it's my brother's fiftieth and we're all going back to his home in Oxford to celebrate. However I wish you well with this. Will you be attending the IATEFL conference in Glasgow later this month?


Comment by Graciela Renee Gonzalez Sorronde on March 7, 2012 at 4:52pm

Dear Heike,

Thank you for inviting me to the Virtual Round Table Conference, actually, I look forward to hearing from all of you soon

My best regards to all my colleagues

Graciela Gonzalez

Comment by Vance Stevens on March 7, 2012 at 4:51pm

Standing by for the CFP

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