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The 19th ICDE World Conference on Open Learning and Distance Education
Vienna/Austria, June 20 - 24, 1999

The New Educational Frontier: Teaching and Learning in a Networked World

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Organizer: ICDE

Main Sponsor
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AT&T Foundation


This conference is a huge effort by the international society to focus on the future of education and training at the turn of the century. The 19th World Conference on Open Learning and Distance Education is officially co-sponsored by:
Logo The World Bank THE WORLD BANK
Logo UNESCO UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation)
Logo UNICEF UNICEF (United Nations Children's Fund)
Logo SEAMEO SEAMEO (South East Asia Ministers of Education Organisation)

Academic Sponsors:
Logo FernUniversität FernUniversität
(Universidad Nacional de Educación a Distancia)

The Conference is under the patronage of:
European Patronage:
Logo European parliament The President of the European Parliament
Represented by
Vice-President Magdalene Hoff

Austrian Patronage:
Logo Ministry of Science and Transport The Federal Minister of Science and Transport
Dr. Caspar EINEM
logo Ministry of Education and Cultural Affairs The Federal Minister of Education and Cultural Affairs
Elisabeth GEHRER

Co-operating Regional Organisations
AAOU (Association of Asian Open Universities)
ADEC  (Agricultural Distance Education Consortium, USA)
AECS (Association of European Correspondence Schools)
AIE (Association of International Education Russia)
AIESAD (Asociacion Iberoamericana de Educacion Superior a Distancia)
CREAD (Inter-American Distance Education Network)
DEASA   (Distance Education Association of Southern Africa)
EADTU (European Association of Distance Teaching Universities)
EDEN (European Distance Education Network)
EUCEN (European Universities Continuing Education Network)
ODLAA (Open and Distance Learning Association of Australia)
UCEA (University Continuing Education Association)


Proceedings Corrections
Proceedings Supplement
Keynote Speeches


List of Authors and Presenters

The Contents of the Conference

Plenaries and Panels

Extension Events

Social Event

Ferstel Palace Dinner

Link to The Final Announcement