Collaborative Technologies

Social Practices, Principles, and Platforms

Mark BritzLondon (UK), December 2016 - Gain invaluable practical insight into the "how" of social and collaborative learning at the upcoming Learning Technologies Conference with performance strategist Mark Britz and digital collaboration specialist James Tyer.


OEB MidSummit Launched

We’re All Going on a Summer Holiday - to Iceland!

Martin EyjólfssonBerlin (GER), December 2016 - If you’re looking for state-of-the-art technology in education, or innovative ideas about how the public sector can work in partnership with private firms to boost learning outcomes, you may want to book a trip to Iceland. Rebecca Stromeyer, Managing Director of ICWE, the Berlin-based firm that organizes OEB, the global cross-sector conference on technology-supported learning and training, has decided to do just that. In June 2017, shortly before midsummer, she will launch "OEB MidSummit", a new event that she describes as "part university, part think-tank, part party," in Reykjavik, the world’s most northern capital city and the perfect mid-point between North America with Europe.


Learning Technologies

Singapore Chosen to Stage First International Asia Event

London (UK) / Singapore (SG), December 2016 - CloserStill Media, the London-based exhibition and conference organiser, has announced the acquisition of LEARNTech Asia from Kydon Holdings for an undisclosed sum. CloserStill, recently ranked number 10 in the Sunday Times International FastTrack 200 of the UK’s fastest-growing exporters, will incorporate LEARNTech Asia into its launch of the Learning Technologies Asia conference and exhibition, to be held 08-09 November 2017 at Marina Bay Sands in Singapore.  



In France, Two Great Events Have Combined

Nancy (F), December 2016 - UNIT- Université de Lorraine/ LORIA will host the 2017 ICDE Presidents’ Summit, taking place 22-23 May 2017 in Nancy, France with the theme "Adaptive learning and learning analytics: possible consequences for leadership management".



Second Call for Papers for ICETI 2017

Orlando, FL (USA), December 2016 - Please consider contributing by submitting an article to the eighth International Conference on Education, Training and Informatics: ICETI 2017, to be held on March 21 - 24, 2017, in Orlando, Florida, USA.


OEB 2016

Shaping the Future of Learning

OEB 2016Berlin (GER), December 2016  - (by Andreas von Oertzen) ONLINE EDUCA BERLIN’s banner is "Shaping the Future of Learning". This year’s event (OEB 2016), entitled "Own Your Own Learning", marked the twenty-second edition of the international conference on technology-supported learning and training for the corporate, education, and public sectors.


"Quite Simply Extraordinary"

Charity Learning Award Winners 2016

London (UK), November 2016 - The winners of the Charity Learning Awards 2016 are proof that little or no budget is no barrier to delivering innovative eLearning. Most of the winners had no resources to speak of, but came up with award-winning solutions to the business challenges they faced. Their stories of success are an inspiration to all organisations, not just fellow charities.


Worlddidac Association

Speexx Wins Worlddidac for Its "Perfect Blend"

Munich (GER), November 2016 - Speexx, a leading online language-training provider, has been honoured by the Worlddidac Association for the sixth consecutive time for innovative solutions in the Blended Learning category. The award ceremony, sponsored by telecommunications provider Swisscom, took place in Bern, Switzerland. 


Without charge

Digital risks and digital chances

Heerlen (NL), November 2016 - The internet and globalization are changing our world and ways to communicate, learn, and live together. They are offering huge opportunities but also challenges that the special conference "Digital Risks - Digital Chances" is addressing. "We invite all interested people to explore and discuss digitalization, online learning, and collaboration in schools and lifelong learning", emphasizes Dr. Christian M. Stracke, Associate Professor for Open Education and Innovation from the Open University of the Netherlands and organizer of the event. 


Learning Technologies 2017

Conference Programme Announced

London (UK), November 2016 - The conference programme for Learning Technologies 2017 in London has been announced, and booking is open. It is a five-track programme, with over seventy conference speakers, including keynotes from Thimon de Jong and Deborah Frances-White. 


To Be a Digital Citizen

Media & Learning Conference and Symposium

Brussels (BE), November 2016 - This year, the annual Media & Learning get-together in Brussels will be structured around two separate events: the Media & Learning Conference entitled Learning Media for Digital Citizenship and the Media & Learning Symposium called Video in Higher Education. This highly interactive gathering will include lots of inspiring talks, demos, best-practice showcases, and workshop sessions. 



Third International Conference on Higher Education Advances

ValenciaValencia (E), November 2016 - After the great success of the previous HEAd conferences, which received submissions from 54 countries, the organizers are pleased to announce the Third International Conference on Higher Education Advances (HEAd'17), 21-23 June 2017 in Valencia, Spain. 


Call for Papers

Fifteenth Conference on Education and Information Systems

Winter Garden, FL (USA), November 2016 - Please consider contributing by submitting an article to the fifteenth International Conference on Education and Information Systems, Technologies and Applications: EISTA 2017, to be held 08-11 July 2017 in Orlando, Florida, USA, jointly with the eleventh International Multi-Conference on Society, Cybernetics, and Informatics: IMSCI 2017; the twenty-first World Multi-Conference on Systemics, Cybernetics and Informatics: WMSCI 2017 and the tenth International Multi-Conference on Engineering and Technological Innovation: IMETI 2017.


Gamification World Congress

International Award for Gamification Nation

Andrzej Marczewski and An CoppensMadrid (E)/London (UK), November 2016 - At the Gamification World Congress, Gamification Nation’s recent recruit, Andrzej Marczewski, won the prestigious "Contribution to the Industry" Award. The Gamification World Congress was held in Madrid, Spain, at the end of October.