EUROCALL 2009 Virtual Strand Registration Open

EUROCALL 2009 Virtual Strand – registration open

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After the success of EUROCALL’s Virtual Strand in past conferences, a virtual extension to the EUROCALL conference is offered once again this year. Both virtual and on-site EUROCALL delegates are invited to take part in the Virtual Strand’s programme. Registration is now open! To register, please go to : http://eurocall.webs.upv.es/eurocall2009/onlinereg.php.  What is the Virtual Strand? The Virtual Strand offers participants the possibility of viewing all the conference plenary sessions (keynote speakers, panel discussion, etc.) in live streamed video. These will also be archived for future reference in the Members-Only Area on the EUROCALL website. The Virtual Strand also includes podcasts of selected regular parallel sessions that will be uploaded onto the VS web page, as well as a conference blog with live blogging, a twitter stream, a shared virtual space in Second Life and live online presentations.

You can even blog your conference experience! Please, send an e-mail to virtualeurocall@googlemail.com if you would like to be a conference blogger.

Who is it for?
You can join the Virtual Strand if you are:
unable to attend the conference in person
at the conference venue but also wish to take part in the Virtual Strand

What does it offer?
A virtual conference space including:
virtual strand website
streamed plenary presentations live from the conference
selected podcast presentations of regular presentations
real time chat and online presentation area
deferred time discussion list
interactive conference blog and live blogging
twitter stream

Please note:
The plenary presentations and podcast presentations will be available from the conference website during the conference only. After this time, they will be available from a restricted website available solely to EUROCALL members.

What does it cost?
EUROCALL (CALICO or IALLT) members delivering an online session: 25 EUR
Non-EUROCALL (CALICO or IALLT) members delivering an online session: 25 EUR
+ 85 EUR EUROCALL membership fee = 110EUR
Regular VS participants: 25 EUR

www.eurocall-languages.org <http://www.eurocall-languages.org/> EUROCALL 2009 Conference website:
http://eurocall.webs.upv.es/eurocall2009/