Call for Papers: Interactive Learning Technologies Conference

Call for Papers
March 1, 2013
Interactive Learning Technologies Conference
August 14-16, 2013
Hyatt Regency Reston Hotel
Reston, Virginia

Abstracts for presentations from knowledgeable professionals in industry, government, military, public education and academia are solicited to provide presentations which would be part of a comprehensive conference program on the latest interactive technologies as they are being applied to training, education and job performance improvement, including ways to implement technology, descriptions of education and technical skills applications, e-Learning, enterprise management, and instructional systems design, together with Knowledge Management systems.

The submissions should be in the form of individual presentations or panel discussions. Topics of interest include:

Mobile Computing, Handhelds & PDAs

• Using effective elearning and engaging distance learning for the enterprise
• Pervasive computing devices and other ubiquitous computing technologies — from laptops to tablet PCs to PDAs to smartphones • Virtualization, Process Migration, Thin-client Computing, Network Mobility • Utilization of Mobile Enterprise Servers
• Mobile Computing’s Impact on Workforce Productivity
• Mobile Enterprise Asset Management Systems
• Low Cost Computers
• Wearable computing and networking
• User interfaces and systems design
• Mobile Authoring Tools

Knowledge Management Systems

• Learning Management Systems (LMS)
• Learning Content Managements Systems (LCMS)
• LMS Interaction with other Enterprise Resource Planning Systems (ERP) • LMS Interoperability standards (SCORM, AICC, IMS, IEEE)
• Talent Management Systems
• E-Learning, E-Training and Executive Training
• Knowledge Management (KM) systems for operations improvement • Purchasing KM systems vs outsourcing (ASPs)
• Implementing/Managing the Knowledge Management System

Gaming and Simulation for Training and
Job Performance Improvement

• Online Games
• Agent-Based gaming, Avatars, and Distributed environments • Game-based Learning
• Simulations and Games for Strategy and Policy Planning
• Military Applications
• Simulations Utilizing Problem Solving Tools
• Customizable, Computer-based Interactive Simulations
• Simulation gaming for Management Training

Training Applications

• Training in Virtual Worlds
• Return on Investment (ROI) and Improved Productivity
• Integrated Enterprise Learning and Performance Improvement • E-Learning, E-Training and Executive Training
• Age friendly environments
• Case Studies and Best Practices
• Content and Technology Interoperability Issues
• Creating New Learning Organizations
• Cloud Computing and its Impact & Application
• Leveraging Web 2.0 technologies
• Impact & Use of Social Media Platforms
• Communities of Practice

Instructional Systems Design

• Blended Learning strategies
• Strategies to address remote learners
• Implementing Accessibility into e-Learning
• Authoring tools for the Web and their effectiveness
• Evaluation processes and assessment techniques
• ISD for the Enterprise and Performance Improvement
• Prototyping in the development process
• Business cases for learning measurement
• Acquiring metrics and developing budgets
Presenters and Attendees would include the following:

• Academic Professionals
• Chief Learning Officers
• Directors of E-Learning
• Directors of Training and Development
• E-learning Project Managers
• Military and Industrial Trainers
• Government Professionals and Managers
• Performance Support Professionals
• Managers of Training
• Management and Training Consultants
• Compliance Training Managers
• Hardware and Software Systems Manufacturers
• Education/Training Facilitators
• Human Performance Technology Professionals
• Instructional Designers
• Instructional Systems Developers
• Curriculum Developers
• Content Developers
• E-Learning Developers
• Application Development Managers

Please submit abstract(s) of your proposed presentation(s) (up to 100 words per topic suggested). Abstracts will be considered for an individual presentation, or as a participant in a panel discussion. Abstract submissions should be received by March 25, 2013. If your abstract is accepted, papers and slide presentations should be submitted by July 19, 2013 in order to be included in the Conference Proceedings. Authors of accepted papers are expected to attend the conference, present their work to their peers, and transfer copyright. Primary speakers receive a complimentary registration to the conference. All other speakers will be required to pay a discounted conference registration fee.

Be sure to include the author’s name, title, organization, address, phone number, and email address. Accepted speakers will have their biographies included on the SALT® conference web site as well as a photo if this material is provided to SALT®. Submit on-line at or send to SALT, 50 Culpeper Street, Warrenton, VA 20186. Phone: 540-347-0055 / Fax: 540-349-3169 / email: The program schedule will consist the main conference presentation sessions on Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday, August 14-16.

Author’s Information
Be sure to include the author’s name, title, organization, address, phone number, and email address. In addition, relevant biographical information about the author(s) should be included with the abstract submission so it can be posted on the SALT® web site.

Key Dates to note

Deadline for Receipt of Abstracts: March 25, 2013
Notification of Acceptance: April 2013
Submission of Papers Due: July 19, 2013
Conference Dates: August 14-16, 2013

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Society for Applied Learning Technology
50 Culpeper Street
Warrenton, Va 20186
Ph: (540) 347-0055 Fax: (540) 349-3169 Web: