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IEEE Learning Technologies Standards meeting

28. 03. 2006

The next meeting of the IEEE Learning Technologies Standards Committee ( will take place on March 28-31 2006 in Leuven, Belgium

ARIADNE, ProLearn and the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven host the meetings at Departement Computerwetenschappen, Celestijnenlaan 200 A, B3001 Leuven, Belgium

Highlights will include continued joint work on convergence between metadata standards, reference models for content aggregations and interoperability standards for representing and exchanging competencies, skills and learning objectives. Reports will be given on other projects, including a study group examining standards for interfacing SCORM with simulations and the formal IEEE process through which a recommended practice for Digital Rights Expression Languages is now going.

More information about the venue is available at Information about “how to get there” is at Leuven is a 20 min taxi ride from Brussels airport - it takes about as long to get to the center of Brussels.

In order to deal with the logistics involved, we kindly ask you to send an email to if you plan to participate. We will provide sandwich lunch and coffee and would appreciate your financial support in the form of 50 euros or US dollars per person, to be paid in cash at the event. Please feel free to contact us if you have any questions regarding this meeting!

The draft agenda for the meeting is:
28 March: Digital Rights Expression Language
29 March: Learning Object Metadata
29 March: Competency
30-31 March: CMI-RAMLET

(The updated agenda will be available at ltscmarch2006meeting)

For hotels, we recommend:
* Hotel binnenhof (102 euro, mention Kuleuven/Prolearn, http://
* Begijnhof Congresshotel (
* Theater Hotel (mention KULeuven,

A more complete list of hotels is available at showpage.asp?iPageID=1408. The venue is a 30 minute walk, or a 5 min taxi ride from Leuven city centre.

source of information: Eric Duval email 23.2.2006


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