Thursday, August 28, 2008

Join the EuroCALL 2008 Blogging Team!

If you would like to be a conference blogger, please email:


(replacing AT and DOT with the appropriate symbols) with a message heading of "I'd like to be a conference blogger" (you need to be a Virtual Strand delegate or at the conference in Székesféhervár to join the blogging team).

Discussion list now open

The EuroCALL 2008 Virtual Strand discussion list is now open. If you have registered for the Virtual Strand, you will have received an invitation to join this list by email. If you have not joined the Virtual Strand but will be in Székesféhervár at the EuroCALL conference and would like to join the list, please send an email entitled: "I'd like to join the Discussion List" to:


replacing AT and DOT with the appropriate symbols.

Wednesday, August 27, 2008

No Second Life PCW places left!

The final online place for the Second Life / Lively workshop has been snapped up! The workshop is now full. Please check for announcements here, on the website and in the discussion list to see if this situation has changed - it's always possible that someone may decide not to take up their place.

If you want to explore Second Life and the EuroCALL HQ but haven't managed to get a workshop place, please go to the Virtual Strand Website's home page (url in the Welcome message for this discussion group and in the "information and update" message you should have received on 26th August) where following the "Resources" link will take you to comperehensive documentation about using Second Life.

One place left!

There is ONE online place left for the Second Life & Lively pre-conference workshop on 3rd September. If you're interested, please follow the link to the main conference website and look for details on the pre-conference workshop page that you'll find there.

Friday, August 15, 2008

Not coming to Székesféhervár?

If you're not going to be at the EuroCALL 2008 conference in person, don't worry! You can still blog your conference experience!

How does it feel to watch the streamed plenary sessions? What about the Q&A session with one of the plenary speakers?

Did you attend the online presentation?

If you think you'd like to post to the conference blog about your experience as a remote delegate, why not sign up as a conference blogger? Just send an email to:

eurocallvirtualstrand AT gmail DOT com

with the heading I want to blog the EuroCALL 2008 virtual experience

EuroCALL 2008 - Practice Blog for the PCW

This is the practice blog for the EuroCALL 2008 PCW. If you feel that you need to hone your blogging skills before you post to the EuroCALL 2008 Virtual Strand Conference Blog, please use this blog to do so.

If you want to post messages to this blog, please send a message entitled EuroCALL PCW: Posting messages to:

eurocallvirtualstrand AT gmail DOT com

(AT and DOT have been used in the email address above so that it isn't picked up by spam bots. Please replace AT and DOT with the appropriate symbols if you send an emal).

You will receive an invitation to join the blog and should follow the instructions in the invitation email.

You can find a document explaining how to get started with blogging on the EuroCALL 2008 Virtual Strand website at:

The instructions given are also valid for this blog.