Society for Applied Learning Technology

Abstracts for presentations from knowledgeable professionals in industry, government, military, and academia are solicited to provide presentations which would be part of a comprehensive conference program on the latest learning 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, panel discussions, and preconference tutorials.  Topics of interest include:


Mobile Computing, Handhelds & PDAs

�        Handhelds, PDAs, Smartphones, Tablet PCS

�        Using Effective elearning and engaging distance learning for the enterprise

�        Mobile-optimized Web Applications

�        Pervasive computing devices and other ubiquitous computing technologies

�        Virtualization, Process Migration, Thin-client Computing, Network Mobility

�        Security Issues involved in interactions with Mobile Computing

�        Mobile Computing’s Impact on Workforce Productivity

�        Mobile Enterprise Asset Management Systems

Knowledge Management Systems

�        Integrating EPSS

�        Knowledge Management (KM) systems for operations improvement

�        Purchasing KM systems vs outsourcing (ASPs)

�        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)

�        Authoring Systems

Gaming and Simulation for Training and Job Performance Improvement

�        Online Games

�        Military Applications

�        Massively Multiplayer Simulation (MMP)

�        Agent-Based gaming, Avatars, and Distributed environments

�        Game-based Learning

�        Simulations and Games for Strategy and Policy Planning

�        Business Gaming Using Expert Systems

�        Simulations Utilizing Problem Solving Tools

�        Customizable, Computer-based Interactive Simulations

�        Simulation gaming for Management Training

New Technologies & the Marketplace

�        Cloud Computing

�        Social Networks & Net Communities

�        Virtual Learning Environments

�        Criteria for instructional design & delivery methods

�        Return on Investment (ROI) and Improved Productivity

�        Integrated Enterprise Learning and Performance Improvement

�        Content and Technology Interoperability Issues

�        Corporate Learning Portals vs. Application Service Providers (ASPs)

Instructional Systems Design

�        Blended Learning strategies

�        Strategies to address remote learners

�        Implementing Accessibility into e-Learning

�        Authoring tools 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.  We are also seeking proposals for 1/2 day preconference tutorials related to the foregoing.  Abstract submissions should be received by September 30, 2009.  If your abstract is accepted, papers should be submitted by February 3, 2010 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. If you have any questions or would like to discuss your ideas for a presentation, please call John Fox at (540) 347-0055.


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 of preconference tutorials on Tuesday, March 2, and the main conference presentation sessions on Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday, March 3-5, 2010.


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: September 30, 2009

Notification of Acceptance: October 15, 2009

Submission of Papers: February 3, 2010

Conference Dates: March 3-5, 2010

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Society for Applied Learning Technology

50 Culpeper Street

Warrenton, Va 20186

Ph: (540) 347-0055   Fax: (540) 349-3169   Web:

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