Thursday, 19 February 2009

BibleTech: 2009

For all publishers, programmers, webmasters, educators, bloggers and anyone interested in using technology to improve Bible study, this piece of news might of interest to you, if you have the time and resources to travel to the States to attend this conference.

will feature twenty-eight presentations from leading figures in the field of Bible and Technology. Not only will you find out about the latest developments in Bible and translation software, but you will learn about cutting edge Bible study and ministry tools available on the web. If you are curious about technology, passionate about the Bible, and eager to know the latest in Bible software and online ministry, then BibleTech:2009 is definitely what you’re looking for.

The official BibleTech:2009 schedule is available on the conference website.

You can also view the complete list of conference speakers and get to know them by visiting their blogs and other personal pages.

Some of the topics to be presented in the conference include:
  • Formal Equivalence Versus Dynamic Equivalence: How Digital Texts Can Break the Conundrum
  • Exploring Biblical Languages: The Use of Field Works Language Explorer in Biblical Studies
  • Organizing the People, Places, and Things in the Bible
  • Software Tool for Bible Translation
  • A Case Study: Using Technology to Teach Exegesis in Higher Education"
  • The Background of the New BiBIL Interface and a Free Converter Tool for the Legacy Fonts"
  • Becoming a Digital Disciple
  • Sermon Painting: Using Digital Projection to Illustrate a Sermon
  • The Near-Future of the Bible: Scenarios, Methods and Structures of Futures Studies
BibleTech:2009 will be held March 27 and 28, at the Hilton Seattle Airport, across the street from SeaTac International Airport. Registration is $149.95 per person, which includes: conference fees, three catered meals, and a conference T-Shirt. Registration information is available online.

General registration and check-in for all conference attendees will begin at 8:00 AM on Friday, March 27. The first sessions will start at 9:00 AM on Friday, and the conference will conclude on Saturday, March 28 at 6:00 PM.

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