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Second Call for Papers

First International Workshop on Developing Creativity and Large Mental
Outlook in Computer Age - CLMO'2000, University of Bergen, Norway
14 - 18 August 2000

under the framework of The Seventh Conference of the International Society for
the Study of European Ideas (ISSEI2000), University of Bergen, 14 - 18 August 2000

The working language of the conference is English.


Prof. Greg Andonian (Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada)
Prof. John Barnden (University of Birmingham, UK)
Dr. Rosa Maria Bottino (Institute of Applied Math, Genova, Italy)
Dr. Paul Brna (University of Leeds, UK)
Prof. James Fetzer (University of Minnesota, MN, U.S.A.)
Prof. Vladimir Fomichov (Lomonosov Moscow State University, Russia)
Dr. Olga Fomichova (Moscow Childr. & Teen. Palace for Creative Work, Russia)
Dr. Kinshuk (Massey University, New Zealand)
Dr. Garry Marshall (Middlesex Univ., London, UK)
Prof. Ashgar T. Minai (Howard University, Washington D.C., U.S.A.)
Prof. Eugenio Morreale (University of Pisa, Italy)
Prof. Michel Naranjo (Blaise Pascal University, Clermont-Ferrand, France)
Dr. Ashok Patel (CAL Research & Software Engineering Centre, Leicester, UK)
Poetess Nicole Szendy (Paris, France)


The purpose of the workshop is to contribute to the progress of education in
Europe by means of creating a new synergy between the specialists on
cognitive science, philosophy, education theory and practice, artificial
intelligence, modern intelligent computer and communications technology.

The submissions on, in particular, the following topics are expected:

- recent results of cognitive psychology about the creativity;

- a large mental outlook and well-developed analogous thinking as important
preconditions of making discoveries in modern science and technology;

- developing the creativity while teaching languages, art, music, mathematics,

- developing metaphoric thinking through studying poetry and art;

- the role of well-developed metaphoric thinking for understanding the ideas
of modern sciences and mastering modern technologies;

- the cognitive preconditions of fruitful acquainting children with computers;

- the role of the work with computers and the World Wide Web for developing
the creativity and large mental outlook;

- the limits of "robotizing" people by computers;

- developing analogous thinking;

- developing the skill of learning and building models;

- the role of communicative and cooperative skills in building models;

- cognitive preconditions of sustainable development; in particular, the
development in children and university students of the understanding of
the fact that he/she is only one link in a long chain of previous and
future generations and, as a consequence, must take into account the
interests of future generations while industrial interacting with the nature.


The participants of the Workshop CLMO'2000 will register for the
International Conference ISSEI2000.
Registration fees:
Before April 30 2000 1500 NOK (ca. 195 $)
From May 1st 2000 1900 NOK (ca. 248 $)
Students and guests 500 NOK (ca. 65 $)

All queries about registration, hotel accommodation, lunches and
social program must be directed to Plus Convention:

Plus Convention Norway AS
E-mail: [log in to unmask]
Fax: +47 55 54 20 50


If you are interested, one-page abstract of a paper (4 hard copies), a short
Curriculum Vitae, and a Preliminary Registration Form (enclosed below in the
Call for Papers) are to be submitted both via air mail AND via e-mail (as
plain text letters, NOT as the attachments) to the Workshop Chair by
December 15, 1999.

The e-mail letters with abstracts are to include the Subject line
Bergen2000-Abstract-<your name>.

Mail address: Prof. V.A.Fomichov
Dept of Discrete Math
Faculty of Mech and Math
Lomonosov Moscow State University
119899 Moscow, Russia.
E-mail:  [log in to unmask]
Copy to: [log in to unmask]
Fax: +7-095-9392090

Notification of acceptance: by January 15, 2000 (via e-mail)

(to submit via air mail and e-mail not later than by December 15, 1999)

Last Name (Surname): ___________  First name: ___________
Titles, Position
Institution or Company
Postal address (Street, Building Number, City, Post Code, Country)
Fax number (if possible):
I plan to submit an abstract: Yes - No
Title of the paper (it may be changed before December 15, 1999)
I plan to attend the Workshop: Yes - No
I need the following technical equipment:

The conference secretariat will try to provide the required technical
equipment at your cost,  but can not guarantee it. There will be no cost
for ordinary overhead projectors or/and slide  projectors.


Papers should not exceed 3.000 words, or 10 double-spaced pages, including
notes.  Notes need not to be included in the presented papers, but should
be for the proceedings.

The selected papers submitted for the Workshop and presented during
ISSEI2000 will be published in the International Peer-Reviewed Online Journal
"Educational Technology and Society", ISSN 1436-4522,

For further information, please see ISSEI2000 Web-site