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January 21, 2020

2020 Annual Conference Call Deadline

Note this up-coming deadline for conference proposals.

EDEN 2020 Annual Conference: #eden20

21-24 June, 2020 | Timisoara, Romania

Human and artificial intelligence for the society of the future

Call for Contributions Open – Deadline 10 February



EDEN is pleased to announce its 29th Annual Conference, hosted by the Politehnica University of Timisoara on 21-24 June 2020.
Human and artificial intelligence for the society of the future
Inspiring digital education for the next STE(A)M student generation

In the end, all innovation is social innovation and technologies become real when they change social practices.

– Ilkka Tuomi, Bruges, EDEN 2019 Annual Conference keynote

“Education is back where it belongs – at the top of the European policy agenda” stated the European Commission. We intend that Europe will be considered a strong and allied partner to future generations and that the EU education system must make our societies future proof.

The Conference will benefit from the cultural and digital environment of the city of Timisoara, as it celebrates creativity and innovation as the 2021 European Capital of Culture. The Politehnica University of Timisoara will commemorate in 2020 its first century of academic excellence.

Call for Contributions

Contributions are invited which resulted from own research, project achievements, case studies, theoretic and conceptual work in paper, poster, synergy, training, workshop / panel discussion session and demonstration / technical presentation formats.

Join the Conference in Timisoara to tell
about your research, projects and experience!

EDEN 2020 PhD Symposium Timisoara

The EDEN 2020 PhD Symposium Timisoara will be organized on 21 June. The Symposium, held in previous years in BarcelonaBruges and Dublin, led by a panel of international experts, has been designed to foster the exchange of experiences and knowledge among doctoral students in the area of technology-enhanced online, digital, open and distance learning.

Micro-credentialing in European Higher Education

Aligned to the themes of the conference, the final symposium of the Erasmus+ MicroHE initiative will focus on Micro-credentialing, in order to make them a pillar of university service, including the first European survey on micro-credentials in HE, proposing a meta-data standard and launching an online clearinghouse for recognition and portability of micro-credentials in Europe.


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To highlight the digital culture aspect of the conference a special section will be dedicated to digital education for the creative industries, as part of the Erasmus+ DigiCulture project for improving the digital competences and social inclusion of adults in creative industries.

Important Dates and Deadlines

Submission deadline for contributions (except PhD): 10 February 2020
Notification of Authors: 6 April 2020
Submission deadline for PhD Symposium: 30 March 2020
Registration opens: February 2020
Conference dates: 21-24 June 2020

Conference Venue: Timisoara Romania

Timisoara is situated in the western corner of Romania, where several cultures, nationalities, languages and customs converge.  At the heart of the Banat region and is also part of Transylvania. Nearby is the famous Recas Winery, with a growing worldwide recognition for the quality of its wines.

Nowadays Timisoara is considered the Silicon Valley of Central and East Europe due to several world-class high-tech companies which have opened development and production units in the area (Siemens, Alcatel, IBM, Solectron, Kathrein, Delphi-Packard, Zoppas, Continental, Lisa Draxhelmaier, etc).

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The conference is hosted by Politehnica University of Timisoara, Romania


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January 20, 2020

Blended Learning: Research Perspectives (Volume 3) Proposal Submission

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January 14, 2020

K-12 Online Learning Final Call January 24

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Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education

Dear Michael Barbour,

As a reminder, the final call for papers is January 24, 2020. Please consider submitting to the K-12 Online Learning SIG.

The early registration deadline is March 16, 2020. We look forward to seeing you April 6-10 in New Orleans.

K-12 Online Learning Chairs
Cecil R Short and Jacqueline Zweig

January 13, 2020

Last Chance: 24 Hours To Submit Your Proposal

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DT&L 20/20. Focus your vision & see the future today. Call for proposals.
August 4–6, 2020
Madison, WI
There’s still time to submit your proposal!
Don’t forget to submit your proposal to present at the DT&L Conference in August. Help others build their knowledge in the field of distance education and online learning. Share your cutting‑edge teaching practices and strategies, learning designs, new technology tools, and more.

Deadline: Tomorrow • Tuesday, January 14, 2020 at 4 p.m. CT

Wondering how to request approval or funding to attend the 2020 DT&L Conference?
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December 28, 2019

USDLA 2020 Call For Proposals And Award Nominations

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We are excited to begin accepting nominations and call for proposals for our upcoming 2020 Annual Conference.
Award Nominations
DEADLINE – January 31, 2020
United States Distance Learning Association (USDLA), the nation’s premier distance learning association since 1987 presents its 2020 International Distance Learning Awards Program, the premier awards for the distance learning industry.
These prestigious awards are presented annually to organizations and individuals, recognized in seven categories of excellence:
  • 21st Century Distance Learning Award
  • Outstanding Leadership Award
  • Innovation Award
  • Excellence in Teaching/Training Award
  • Global Impact Award
  • Student Achievement Award
  • Quality Research Paper Award
For more information, and to submit an award nomination, please visit: Annual Conference Award Nominations (Click Here)
Call for Proposals
DEADLINE – January 31, 2020
The United States Distance Learning Association (USDLA) is pleased to announce the 2020 Annual Conference Call for Proposals. Proposals are now being accepted based on the conference theme, “In Tune with the Future of Digital & Distance Learning”. The conference will take place May 17 – 21, 2020 in Music City: Nashville, Tennessee!
We welcome proposals from all: corporate, education (higher and K-12), telehealth, government, and military. In keeping with our theme and our new location in Nashville, the following themes are intended to guide the general areas for presentation proposals:
  • Industry Best Practices
  • In Tune with Cyber Security, Privacy, and Breaches
  • Perfect Harmony with Data Analytics
  • New Hits: Training and Development for the Today’s Workforce
  • Strumming your way to Innovation & Trends
  • Making Beautiful Music Together: Administrative, Leadership & Policy
  • Facing the Music on Workplace Competencies and Alternative Digital Credentials
  • The Sound of the Future with Emerging Technologies
  • The Heartbeat of Policy and Legislation Impacting Distance Education
For more information, and to submit a presentation proposal, please visit:
Thank you for your support of USDLA,
Janet Major, USDLA President
About United States Distance Learning Association (USDLA)
The USDLA, a 501(c) 3 non-profit association formed in 1987, reaches 20,000 people globally with sponsors and members operating in and influencing 46% of the $913 billion. U.S. education and training market. USDLA promotes the development and application of distance learning for education and training and serves the needs of the distance learning community by providing advocacy, information, networking, and opportunity. Distance learning and training constituencies served include pre-K-12 education, home schooling, higher education, and continuing education, as well as business, corporate, military, government, and telehealth markets.Visit:
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