Summary of conferences



Dear Friends & Colleagues,

On behalf of the ICD, I am writing to bring to your attention the next two major programs hosted by the ICD in partnership with other leading organizations. We are currently accepting applications to attend these programs, and I would therefore be grateful if you could share the announcement within your network and forward the information below on to anyone who you feel may be interested in attending.

The Language of Art and Music: “An International Symposium on the Potential for Artistic Expression to Cross Cultural Barriers”

(International Conference, Berlin, 17th-20th February 2011)

Art as Cultural Diplomacy: A Forum for Young Leaders

“The Role of the Arts in Shaping Europe’s Future”

(Weeklong Seminar, Berlin, 14th-20th February 2011)

International Conference “The Future of Education”

Florence, Italy

16 – 17 June 2011

The Call for Papers is addressed to teachers and experts as well as to coordinators of projects and initiatives in the field of education and training.

We would like to encourage you to submit an abstract of a paper to be presented during the Future of Education Conference. The abstract should be written in English (300 words) and sent via e-mail to no later than 14 February 2011.

Dear UCET Committee members

Please see the link below to the Middlesex University 3rd Annual Education Conference as displayed on the UCET website, which James Noble-Rogers has asked me to circulate to you all. If you are interested in this event, please use the contact details in the advert.

Best wishes

John Mounfield

UCET Office

The Journal of Finance and Management in

Public Services


Birmingham, UK. 5th July 2011

We are pleased to invite academic researchers to submit research papers for presentation at the next JFMPS conference. The culture of the conference is friendly and supportive and in recent years we have been fully subscribed so an early expression of interest is encouraged even though we plan to expand the conference capacity. The Latest date for the submission of papers is the 30th April 2011. Contact for more details or to advise of your intention to submit – initial expressions of interest are invited by 5th February 2011.

Proposals will be considered in the following areas: Accounting Education, Financial Reporting, Financial Management, Treasury, Taxation, Audit, Management and Strategy, Public Policy, Public Finance, Decision Making, Governance and Politics relating to Public Services both in the UK and internationally. Papers may be in the form of completed research or progress papers.

UCET £1500 travel scholarship

Dear International Committee, R&D Committee and Management Forum colleagues

I am pleased to announce that the deadline for applications for this year’s UCET travel scholarships has been extended to Friday 18 March. We will, as in recent years, be awarding two travel scholarships to colleagues new to teacher education and/or education research. Each award is worth up to £1,500. The recipients will have the opportunity to present the findings of their research at the annual UCET conference.

Further details about the application process can be accessed via the link above.

Many thanks.


Intercultural Versus Critical Education – Contrast or Concordance?

14-17th of April 2011

Södertörn University, Stockholm, Sweden

Abstract Deadline: 31 January 2011

Notification of acceptance: 28 February 2011

Deadline for submission of full papers: 15 Mars 2011

Registration deadline: 1 Mars 2011

Payment Deadline: 15 Mars 2011

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