2008-06-13 : Mr. Ari-Matti Auvinen elected as Chair of the EDEN NAP Steering Committee

European Distance and eLearning Network (EDEN) a wide, well-known and respcted European association working in the field of distance education and eLearning with more than 200 institutional members

European Distance and eLearning Network (EDEN) a wide, well-known and respcted European association working in the field of distance education and eLearning with more than 200 institutional members. An important part of the activities of EDEN is NAP – Network of Academics and Professionals. The Steering Committee of NAP is elected every three years by an open election of the registrated NAP members. NAP consists of individual members of EDEN and experts delegated by member institutions. Within EDEN, NAP was organised as a meeting and communication forum for professionals in the field of open, distance, flexible and eLearning. For more information, please check http://www.eden-online.org/eden.php?menuId=72.

Senior Partner of HCI Productions Oy, Mr. Ari-Matti Auvinen, was selected in the voting of Spring 2008 as a member of the NAP Steering Committee. Furthermore, in June 2008 he was elected in the first meeting of the Steering Committee as the Chair of the NAP Steering Committee.

”Being voted by the professionals of the as a member of the Steering Committee was also a recognition of the work we have been doing for years. However, being elected as the Chair of the NAP is even a greater honour – and a requiring obligation – as this body within EDEN represents directly the academics and professionals working in this area” states Ari-Matti Auvinen.