AIED 2011 News

News for AIED 2011

Workshop proposals wanted

The AIED 2011 Workshop chairs have just released the Call for Workshops. This is where potential workshop organisers can put forward their proposals for possible workshops to be run on the days prior to the main conference. The AIED workshops provide an interactive forum for in-depth discussion of current and emerging topics, bringing people together who are working on new and developing research topics.

Calling all young researchers ....

Are you a young researcher? Are you undertaking postgraduate studies? If so, the AIED 2011 Young Researcher's Track / Doctoral Consortium is just for you! Participating in the YRT will give you invaluable opportunities to develop your research skills in a safe environment - where experienced researchers put on their "mentoring hats" to provide feedback, guidance, and advice.

Submit a proposal for an interactive event at the AIED 2011

Want to showcase your AIED system(s)? The chairs of the AIED 2011 Interactive Events have released the Call for Interactive Events. This is a unique opportunity for researchers to provide conference attendees with a forum to interact first-hand with their new and emerging education systems using an interactive demonstration. If you are planning to submit a paper to the main conference, consider participating in the IE as well; it is a great chance to receive feedback from fellow researchers! Check out the Call for Interactive Events ... and submit a proposal soon!

First call for papers is now out!

We are excited to announce that the Programme Chairs have released the first Call for Papers for AIED 2011. Please distribute this to anyone who might be interested. The important dates page contains all the submission deadlines.

They come in seven ... more appointments to the organising committee

The organising of the AIED 2011 conference continues with the Programme Chairs appointing seven more members to the organising committee as chairs.

Peter Brusilovsky from the University of Pittsburgh (USA) has joined the Publicity team with Rose and Moffat. Tak-Wai Chan from the National Central University of Taiwan (Taiwan) and Rafael Morales, Universidad de Guadalajara (Mexico), will be organising all the details to do with Posters. The Panel co-chairs are Jim Greer from the University of Saskatchewan (Canada) and Monique Grandbastien, University Henri (France). Lewis Johnson from Alelo Inc (USA) and Chee-Kit Looi from Nanyang Technological University (Singapore) will be looking at all aspects of sponsorship for the AIED 2011.

We welcome all these members to the AIED 2011 team. Details of the full team and how to contact them can be found on the Committees page.

Seven more appointed to the organising team

Seven members have been appointed to the AIED 2011 organising team as chairs. The updated team list can be found on the Committees page.

Overseeing Interactive Events are H. Chad Lane from the University of Southern California (USA) and Brent Martin from the University of Canterbury (NZ). Looking after the Young Researcher's Track will be Pramuditha Suraweera from Monash University (Australia). Riichiro Mizoguchi from Osaka University (Japan) will be in charge of the AIED 2011 Tutorials while Cristina Conati, University of British Columbia (Canada), will be the Workshops chair. Rose Luckin from the Institute of Education (UK) and Moffat Mathews from the University of Canterbury (NZ) will be Publicity co-chairs.

Programme co-chairs for AIED 2011 announced

Susan BullGautam BiswasThe IAIED Management Board, in consultation with the Executive Committee has selected the two programme chairs for the AIED 2011 conference. They are Dr. Susan Bull from the University of Birmingham and Dr. Gautam Biswas from Vanderbilt University.

We're under way!

Judy KayPlans for the 15th International Conference on Artificial Intelligence in Education (AIED 2011) are now under way. The IAIED Society president and thus the conference chair is Prof. Judy Kay from The School of Information Technologies at The University of Sydney, Australia. The executive committee has taken into account a number of factors (e.g. the various university calendars, commitments, holidays, availability of resources) and with extensive consultation set the current date for the conference for 27 June - 1 July 2011.

Tanja MitrovicThe conference will be hosted by local chair Prof. Tanja Mitrovic and the Intelligent Computer Tutoring Group based at the Computer Science & Software Engineering Dept, University of Canterbury.

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The AIED 2011 site is up

Editor's note: March 2011: Please note that after the Christchurch earthquake, the conference has now been moved to Auckland, New Zealand.

Welcome to the official site of AIED 2011. This site will provide the information for those interested in the conference.

Leading up to the conference, a lot of information will be added to the site, for authors, reviewers, and participants. Please bookmark this page and check back often.

We would love to see you all in Christchurch in 2011 for what is shaping up to be an exciting conference.