Vincent Addresses Apple European Education Conference

Prof Tom Vincent MBE, Deputy Director of KMi and Head of the Multimedia Enabling Technologies Group, is addressing the invitation-only Apple Europe Education Conference being held 17th-18th March in London. The conference, entitled “Creating our Online Future – Imperatives for Education” is part of a European-wide series launched recently by Apple Europe to help Education set the agenda for response to the impact of IT.

According to an Apple spokesperson, “The conference will delve into methods of fully integrating the use of IT-tools, especially innovative tools, in lifelong learning.” The conference aims, as stated in the conference overview, state:

“The Conference will bring together 300 of the foremost thinkers from across the UK and Ireland to:- (a) crystallise and present the vital new concepts that Education must adopt; (b) enable Education, new Industry and Legislators to establish priorities; (c) focus the vision for Education in an online world and (d) stimulate fresh approaches.

Tom Vincent’s talk, entitled “Multimedia and the Internet: Meeting Learners’ Needs”, is summarised on the conference speaker summary page.