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* Keynote addresses by some of the world's leading thinkers
* Parallel paper and workshop sessions for presentation new
research findings and descriptions of teaching practice.
* Presenters include: academics, teachers, educational managers
and higher degree students-from early childhood, to school, to
vocational and higher education, to workplace and lifelong learning.
* Conference opening: 7.00pm, 4 July 2001; Closes: evening,
8 July 2001.
The 2001 Learning Conference is to be held on the Island of
Spetses in Greece, just two hours by fast ferry from Athens.
Learning Conferences are times of affirmation and celebration,
as well as thoughtful and scholarly occasions. The Spetses conference
will be no exception, with an arts program including a classical
Greek drama. Optional pre- and post-conference tours will allow
you to savour some of the wonders of classical and modern Greece
(Olympia, Dephi, Corinth, Athens, Epidavros) as well as the extraordinary
beauty and heritage of Spetses and nearby islands, including
Hyrda and Aegina.
The 2001 Learning Conference will be a participants' conference,
with everything from plenary presentations by world renowned
educators, to research paper presentations and workshop descriptions
of practice, to informal outdoor sessions with the keynote speakers.
* Papers and workshop presentations will be published in refereed
conference proceedings, available in printed and online editions.
Deadline for submission of finalised papers: 1 August 2001; to
be published 1 October 2001.
* Virtual registration available for those who cannot attend
in person: includes access to the online edition of the conference
proceedings and provision to present virtual papers for publication
in the online and print editions.
CLASSICAL GREEK THEATRE
The Learning Conference has secured one of Greece's leading
theatre companies, directed by Thodoros Terzopoulos, to
perform the classical drama Prometheus.
For many years, Terzopoulos has been the director ancient
drama festival at Delphi, staging internationally acclaimed,
modern interpretations of classical Greek theatre. Those attending
the conference will be able to attend the performance as a part
of their registration.
Partners and family members staying on Spetses during the
period of the conference but not registered for the conference
will be able to attend the play for $US30.
Incidentally, partners and family members can also purchase
tickets to the conference dinner. Additional tickets for the
play and the dinner are now available on the Classical
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about the director and the play