IFIP Open Working Conference
Dublin, 9th to 13th July 2007
The IFIP conference will immediately follow the IEEEE-CS supported international Conference on Software Engineering Education and Training (CSEE&T 2007).

Organised by IFIP Working Group 3.4 in collaboration with Special Interest Group 3.8.
Venue: Dublin City University, Ireland
Dates: 9th to 13th July 2007

Full details in attached pdf file but briefly:

This IFIP Working Conference will address aspects related to:
1. The integration of IT knowledge and practice with other vocational and professional education,
2. The on-going professional development of IT practitioners,
3. The provision of initial and on-going IT training and education for non-IT professionals to enable them to use and contribute to the development of IT systems,
4. The use of computer-based training methods in the delivery of education of professionals.

Plus life long learning aspects relating to the above.

Papers that address issues relating to Continuous Professional Development would be particularly welcome. In this area Working Group 3.4 has a particular interest with regard to approaches and mechanisms that would assist in ensuring that professionals are familiar with current best practice and relevant proven methodologies.

Important Dates

Paper and workshop proposals: 5 March 2007
Acceptance/rejection plus advice: 23 March 2007
Author confirmation of attendance: 2 April 2007
Reservation of oncampus accommodation: 9 April 2007
Formatted full and short papers: 7 May 2007
Early bird registration closes: 28 May 2007
Conference: 9 to 13 July 2007
Workshop Reports: 6 August 2007