The 2010 Global Education Conference runs from November 15-19. It is free and entirely online.
It has been set up by Elluminate and Wimba as a collaborative, worldwide community effort to significantly increase opportunities for globally-connected educational initiatives and activities. All sessions are 1 hour.
Global Education Conference Home Page
(includes a list of the sessions and a self-test wizard to be sure Elluminate works on your computer)
Multiple time zones. Multiple languages. Multiple sessions.
With over 20 keynotes speakers and 300+ sessions, it's going to a busy 5 days. Here are just a few highlights.
"Connecting Modern Language Classes Around the Globe" with Andrea Reinsmoen, American School of Bombay (India)
"Mastering the Moment: Reimagining Learning in Times of Economic Crisis" with Keith Kruger, Consortium of School Networking (CoSN) (USA)
"Utilizing Web-based Learning Environment in University Teaching" with Satu Alaoutinen, Lappeenranta University of Technology (Finland)
"Global and Multicultural Citizenship" with Gary Shaw, Department of Education and Early Childhood Development (Australia)
"Exploring the Informal Future of Higher Education" with Philipp Schmidt, Peer 2 Peer University (South Africa)