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CBI Higher Education Summit

Building partnerships for success – the CBI Higher Education Summit The launch of the CBI Higher Education Task Force report ‘Stronger Together – Businesses and Universities in Turbulent Times ‘  made a big impact in the media, and raised awareness of the importance of strong links between business and universities. The CBI HE Summit on … Read more

Delicious feeds

Delicious feeds of tagged blog posts, website news feeds etc, all relating to events organisation on subjects such as green events how to make sessions more interactive how to use Twitter at an event pre-event community building and  much much more, can now be viewed here on the JISC events blog. The tags being used … Read more

JISC Access & Identity Management Programme Call

The new JISC Access and Identity Management Programme call has been released: http://www.jisc.ac.uk/fundingopportunities/funding_calls/2009/08/0809aim.aspx. The deadline for receipt of proposals in response to this call is 12 noon GMT on Monday 19th October 2009. The JISC is holding a community briefing event where potential bidders will be given information about the background to the call, its … Read more

Achievements and Challenges of Digitisation and e-Content

JISC has funded 14 Workshops and Seminars exploring some of the achievements and challenges in Digitisation and e-Content.  Covering a wide range of challenging and cutting-edge developments within digitisation these workshops address questions as diverse as visualising climate change data to digital performance, and issues around robot digitisation technology to Geographical Information Systems in history … Read more

Advanced Distributed Services Summer School 2009

7th – 11th September 2009 Cosener’s House Oxfordshire Working with a number of UK and international partners the Training, Outreach and Education Group at the  National e-Science Centre in Edinburgh has delivered a number of Summer School programmes globally in the past 5 years. In conjunction with the National Grid Service (NGS) this expertise will … Read more

UK federation in Practice

A cross-sector event to help organisations learn from the experiences of others The UK Access Management Federation is pleased to announce that it will be running a federated access event on 14th October 2009 at the ICO in London. The event will focus on a number of cross-sector case studies that have been developed to help … Read more

JISC sponsoring ePortfolio 2009

JISC is a confirmed Event Partner of the 7th international ePortfolio 2009 Conference taking place in London as part of the Learning Forum London from 22-24 June 2009. The conference aims to explore the progress made towards the goal set in 2003 in Poitiers, that by 2010 every citizen should have access to an ePortfolio. … Read more

JISC’s eportfolio work inspiration for conference

JISC’s publication Effective Practice with e-Portfolios’ is the inspiration for a two day conference, entitled ‘Telling e-portfolio stories: e-portfolio-based learning’, at the University of Wolverhampton in June 2009. The conference aims to explore the use of e-portfolios from different perspectives including the learner, practitioner, institutional and lifelong learner. Julie Hughes, Principal Lecturer in Innovation in … Read more

First academic venue signs 2012 Fair Pricing Charter

Nottingham Conferences has signed up to the 2012 UK Event Industry Fair Pricing and Practice Charter. The organisation, which represents the University of Nottingham’s entire conference and events portfolio, is the first UK academic venue to sign the charter, which has been created to encourage fair, reasonable pricing during the 2012 Olympic Games period. Charter … Read more