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"Dempster, Euan" <[log in to unmask]>
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Dempster, Euan
Tue, 20 Feb 2007 14:15:34 -0000
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****** With apologies for any multiple postings and cross postings.


This email is to highlight events of the 2007 edition of the Remote
Engineering and Virtual Instrumentation International Conference, which
will take place in Porto (Portugal) from June 25th - 27th (social
program on June 24th). The conference web site is at and provides further information about the event
referred below.

Keynote address by Dr. Ulrich Karras (Festo Didactic GmbH & Co. KG)
Blended Learning for Industry - Visions, Concepts, Realizations There is
a tremendous growth of qualification needs, to be provided in shorter
time and at any location, any time. Such requirements demand a worldwide
economy of shareable learning scenarios, able to enhance engineering
education in a broad range. This talk will describe the realization of a
Blended Learning scenario, in the form of a university-managed lab, open
to other universities and colleges, providing a rather powerful factory
automation system, including PLC controlled mechatronic applications,
robots, storage, conveyor system, etc. The talk will discuss how to
build up a software and communication network to create a blended
learning scenario for all of them, and it will also include live

Read more about this keynote address by Dr. Ulrich Karras by visiting
the conference web site at 

We take this opportunity to remind you that the submission deadline for
REV 2007 is March 25th. 

Please consider this opportunity to share your work by participating in
this exciting event in the city that hosts Rem Koolhaas' Casa da Musica,
"one of the most important concert halls built in the last 100 years".


Looking forward to meeting you in Porto, 

J. M. Martins Ferreira, 

Conference Chair.

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