Calendar of Events

Picture of children watching Dean Martineau use laptop computer
Dean Martineau, DO-IT Mentor, demonstrates a talking computer to school children at the U.W. Computer Fair.

TelEd '97 - ISTE's Sixth International Conference on Telecommunications and Multimedia in Education
November 13-16, 1997
Austin, Texas. Conference will focus on how interactive networked multimedia learning environments can involve students, teachers, and other educational leaders in a worldwide community of leaders. For more information, contact Laurie Thornley, ISTE/TelEd '97, 1787 Agate Street, Eugene, OR 97403-1923; (541) 346-2472; FAX: (541) 346-5890;

1998 Pacific Rim Conference on Disabilities
February 7-12, 1998
Honolulu, HI.
1998 theme, linking local solutions with the global village, signifies the application of successful local practices to international settings. For more information, contact Pacific Basin Rehabilitation Research and Training Center, 320 Ward Avenue, Suite 107, Honolulu, HI 96814; (808) 592-5900; Fax (808) 592-5909;

1998 AAAS Annual Meeting and Science Innovation Exposition
February 12-17, 1998
Philadelphia, PA.
Sponsored by the American Association for the Advancement of Science. For more information, contact AAAS Meetings Office, 1200 New York Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20005; (202) 326-6410; Fax (202) 289-4021;

American Camping Association Conference
February 25-28, 1998
Dallas, Texas.
Annual conference for camp professionals throughout the country. Featuring a large number of educational and training sessions. For more information, contact American Camping Association, 5000 State Road 67 North, Martinsville, IN 46151-7902; (765) 342-8456; FAX: (765) 342-2065;

The 1998 Community College Futures Assembly
February 28-March 3, 1998
Orlando, Florida. Administrators, faculty and other participants discuss key issues on the future of community colleges heading into the 21st Century. For more information contact the Conference Management Office at (407) 299-5000 ext. 3205 or 3229.

The International Conference on Technology and Education (ICTE) Conference
March 8-11, 1998
Santa Fe, New Mexico. A conference for technology-using educators from a wide range of higher educational institutions, state departments of education, ministries of education, and school systems worldwide. For information, contact ICTE at (817) 534-1220; FAX (817) 534-0096;

Northwest Council for Computer Education
March 11-13, 1998
Spokane, Washington. For more information, contact NCCE, 2501 SW Sunset Boulevard Portland, Oregon 97201-1219; (503) 246-0133.

Technology and Persons with Disabilities (CSUN)
March 17-21, 1998
Los Angeles, California. Annual conference on assistive technology for people with disabilities. For more information contact California State University at Northridge, Center on Disabilities, 18111 Nordhoff Street, Northridge, CA 91330-8340; (818) 677-2578; FAX: (818) 677-2578; LTM@CSUN.EDU;

Twenty-Third Annual UW Computer Fair
March 19 - 20, 1998
Seattle, Washington. An opportunity for professionals from the University and the community to present and demonstrate state-of-the-art computer equipment, software, and support materials. All fair activities are free of charge to attendees. For more information, call (206) 543-3630; FAX: (206) 685-4045;;

National Science Teachers Association Conference (NSTA)
April 16-19, 1998
Las Vegas, Nevada. Science supervisors, science coordinators, science consultants, science department chairs, lead science teachers, mentor science teachers, and educators are invited to participate in a four-day event to share and discuss trends, challenges, and ideas. For more information, contact NSTA Convention Office, 1840 Wilson Blvd., Arlington, VA 22201-3000; (703) 243-7100.

Sixth Annual Conference on Serving Adults with Learning Disabilities
May 21, 1998
This one day conference is offered for adult educators, secondary school personnel, literacy volunteers, employment training specialists, and other professionals working with adults with learning disabilities and other learning difficulties. The conference is co sponsored by the Connecticut Postsecondary Disability Technical Assistance Center at the University of Connecticut, and the Adult Training and Development Network at the Capitol Region Education Council and will be held at the Hartford Marriott in Farmington, Connecticut. For more information, contact the Adult Training and Development Network, 111 Charter Oak Avenue, Harford, CT, 06106 or call (860) 524-4046.

10th Annual Postsecondary Learning Disability Training Institute June 10-13, 1998
The focus of this four-day training institute is to assist concerned professionals to meet the unique needs of college students with learning disabilities. The training is sponsored by the Postsecondary Education Disability Unit at the University of Connecticut. For more information call (860) 486-0273 or see the Web site at