The International Academic Forum (IAFOR) in partnership with Waseda University (Japan), Birkbeck University of London (UK), The National Institute of Education (Singapore), The National University of Tainan (Taiwan), Lincoln University (UK), the Hong Kong Institute of Education (HKSAR), Auburn University (USA), and its global partners is proud to announce the First Annual Asian Conference on Society, Education and Technology (ACSET), to be held from October 23 – 27 2013, in Osaka, Japan.
Conference Theme: Learning and Teaching in Changing Times
The First Asian Conference on Society, Education and Technology encourages submissions to the following interdisciplinary streams:
Technology and Society
- The Social and Societal Impact and Implications of Technology
- Technologies, Societies and Communities
Education and Technology
- Teaching, Learning, Technology & Education Support
- Technologies, Knowledge Creation and Access
Education, Technology and Society:
- Computers, Technology & Society: IT Delivery
- ICT & Security: Questions of Privacy, Governance & Trust
- Green Computing: ICT, Sustainability, Energy and the Environment
Authors of accepted abstracts will have the opportunity of publishing their associated paper in the official conference proceedings, and a selection of papers will be considered for inclusion in the internationally reviewed IAFOR Journal of Society, Education and Technology, and the IAFOR Journal of Education. For more information about IAFORjournals, click here.
ACSET/ACE 2013 Keynote Speaker
Professor Mary Stuart – Vice-Chancellor, University of Lincoln, UK
Professor Stuart joined the University of Lincoln, UK as Vice Chancellor in November 2009. She is a Board member of Universities UK, a member of HEFCE’s Teaching Quality and Student Experience Strategic Committee and the Higher Education Public Information Steering Group as well as being Chair of the Universities Association of Lifelong Learning (UALL), Chair of Open Educational Resource (OER) Steering Group, Chair of Action on Access Advisory Committee and Deputy Chair of the University Alliance.
ACSET/ACE 2013 Conference Co-Chair & Featured Speaker
Professor Keith Miller – Professor, University of Illinois Springfield, USA
Keith W. Miller is the Schewe Professor of Liberal Arts and Science at the University of Illinois Springfield, where he is a member of the Computer Science Department, and an associate member of the Philosophy Department. Dr. Miller’s research interests are in software testing and in computer ethics, and he is currently the editor-in-chief of IEEE Technology and Society Magazine. He was awarded the 2011 Joseph Weizenbaum Award by the International Society for Ethics and Information Technology. He is the principal investigator of a recent grant from the U.S. National Science Foundation to study the effects of ethics education for computer science students.
Sister Conference ACE 2013
The First Asian Conference on Soceity, Education and Technology 2013 will be held alongside the Fifth Asian Conference on Education (ACE 2013). Registration for either conference will allow attendees the option of attending sessions in the other.