MeL 2006

International Conference

Modern (e-) Learning

July 01 - 05, 2006, Varna (Bulgaria)


Supported by
The International Journal "Information Theories and Applications"®
The International Journal "Information Technologies and Knowledge"® (forthcoming)

General sponsor: FOI Bulgaria

Official languages

Official languages are English and Russian.

Aims and Scope

The conference is devoted to discussion of current research and applications regarding the basic directions of modern (e-) learning: Philosophy and Methodology of the Modern (e-)Learning and Modern (e-) Learning Technologies.

Conference organizers

- Institute of Information Theories and Applications FOI ITHEA (Bulgaria)
- V.M.Glushkov Institute of Cybernetics, NAS (Ukraine)
- Institute of Mathematics and Informatics, BAS (Bulgaria)
- Association of Developers and Users of Intelligent Systems (Ukraine)
- National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine
- Astrakhan State Technical University (Russia)
- Mount Wachusett Community College, Gardner, MA
- Taras Shevchenko National University of Kiev (Ukraine)
- Varna Free University “Chernorizets Hrabar” (Bulgaria)
- Markoff College (Bulgaria)
- Ufa State Aviation Technical University (Russia)
- Specialized High Scool of Library and Information Technologies Science (Bulgaria)

Topics of interest

Philosophy and Methodology of the Modern (e-) Learning
- Accreditation and Validation of Modern (e-) Learning Materials
- Learning Communities and Virtual Spaces for Modern (e-) Learning Communities
- Copyright Regulations and Intellectual Property
- Evolution in Teacher Roles through Technology
- Experience and Problems of Implementation of Distance Learning Systems
- Informatics of the Modern Learning
- Instructional Design Theories of Modern (e-) Learning
- Institutional Issues on Technology-based Learning
- Interaction of Classical and Modern (e-) Learning
- Knowledge Market
- Modern (e-) Learning Paradigms
- Organizational Problems of Distance Learning
- Pedagogical and Organisational Frameworks of Modern (e-) Learning
- Pedagogical Approaches - Classical and Modern Didactic Principles of Modern (e-) Learning
- Policies on Technology-based Learning
- Psychological and Ergonomic Aspects of Modern (e-) Learning
- Social Aspects of Modern (e-) Learning
- Standardisation of the Modern (e-) Learning Materials
- Standards and Quality Requirements for the Certification and Assessment of the Learners’ Progress
- Teaching Aspects of Modern (e-) Learning

Modern e-Learning Technologies
- Information Retrieval and Visualization in e-Learning
- Multimedia Educational Systems
- Media for Learning in Multicultural Settings
- Mobile e-Learning Applications
- P2P e-Learning Applications
- Social Aspects in Collaborative e-Learning Systems
- Standardization in e-Learning Technologies (incl. Learning Objects, Learning Designs, Modelling Languages)
- Technology-based Blended, Distance and Open Learning
- Technology-Facilitated Learning in Complex Domains
- Technologies for advanced Teacher Training
- Technology and Human Resource Issues
- Using AI/Semantic Web Technologies for Personalized and Contextual Learning
- Web-based Educational Information Systems

Program Committee

Victor Gladun (Ukraine)
Alexey Voloshin (Ukraine)
Avram Eskenazi (Bulgaria)
Larissa Zaynutdinova (Rusia)
Krassimir Markov (Bulgaria)

Adil Timofeev (Russia)
Alexander Kuzemin (Ukraine)
Andreas Pester (Austria)
Anna Kantcheva (Bulgaria)
Arsenia Grigorova (Bulgaria)
Borislav Lazarov (Bulgaria)
Genadiy Atanov (Ukraine)
George Totkov (Bulgaria)
Darina Dicheva (USA)
Dmitry Popov (Russia)
Edward R. Terceiro, Jr. (USA)
Evgeniya Sendova (Bulgaria)
Fliur Ismagilov (Russia)
Igor Lyashenko (Ukraine)
Ilia Mitov (Bulgaria)
Irena Robert (Russia)
Irina Jelyazkova (Bulgaria)
Jeanne Schreurs (Belgium)
Juan Castellanos (Spain)
Julita Vassileva (Canada)
Krassimir Manev (Bulgaria)
Krassimira Ivanova (Bulgaria)
Luis Fernando de Mingo (Spain)
Maria Kasheva (Bulgaria)
Maria Nisheva (Bulgaria)
Maria Shiskova (Bulgaria)
Milena Dobreva (Bulgaria)
Natalia Ivanova (Rusia)
Nelly Maneva (Bulgaria)
Nikolay Lutov (Bulgaria)
Olena Goroshko (Ukraine)
Peter Slowig (Germany)
Peter Stanchev (USA)
Petia Asenova (Bulgaria)
Radoslav Pavlov (Bulgaria)
Sergei Rakov (Ukraine)
Stefan Dodunekov (Bulgaria)
Stoyan Denchev (Bulgaria)
Tatiana Gavrilova (Russia)
Teodora Bakardzieva (Bulgaria)
Valeriy Bykov (Ukraine)
Valeriy Semenec (Ukraine)
Velina Slavova (Bulgaria)
Vincent Ialenti (USA)
Vladimir Kukharenko (Ukraine)
Yordan Tabov (Bulgaria)


Papers accepted by the Program Committee will be published in MeL'06 proceedings.

The Program Committee will recommend the accepted papers in English for free publishing in the International Journal "Information Theories and Applications" (IJ ITA) as well as International Journal "Information Technologies and Knowledge" (forthcoming). For this purpose, please follow the requirements for manuscripts given at the web: Papers need to be up to 8 pages in the format given at the web:


Submit papers to: Krassimir Markov,


March 31, 2006 submission of final paper by e-mail:
April 15, 2006 notification of the paper acceptance
April 30, 2006 registration and hotel reservation - submit registration form and requests for visa and invitations by e-mail:

Registration Fees

Registration fee: EURO 200.

Sponsored fees:

EURO 100 – for participants from East Europe FS and FSU countries;
EURO 80 – for participants in the previous ITA conferences;
EURO 50 – for participants with short papers (up to 3 pages);
EURO 50 – for young researchers up to 35 year old, which are pointed at the first place in the list of authors of the paper.

Registration fee for accompanying persons: EURO 40.

Additional exemplar of i.TECH 2006 proceedings: EURO 15.

Registration fee in EUROS should be paid to:

Bank name: Bulbank AD
Bank address: 7 Sveta Nedelya Sq., Sofia 1000, Bulgaria
Tlx: 22031
Bank code: 62176307
Bank account: 1475743808
Account holder:  Institute of Information Theories and Applications FOI ITHEA

The corresponding bank may be any of:
- Credit Lyonnais, New York
- The Chase Manhattan Bank, New York
No additional information for corresponding bank is needed.

Registration fee in Bulgarian Leva should be paid to:

Bank name: Bulbank AD
Bank address: 7 Sveta Nedelya Sq., Sofia 1000, Bulgaria
Bank code: 62176307
Bank account: 1076650080
Account holder: Institute of Information Theories and Applications FOI ITHEA

Contact Address

Krassimir Markov

P.O. Box 775
1090 Sofia, Bulgaria

Phone/fax: (++ 359 2) 920 19 69