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EDEN 2015 Annual Conference: #EDEN15
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Barcelona, 9-12 June 2015
The EDEN 2015 Annual Conference is soon to open its gates: More than 300 delegates registered already, from over 40 countries. Join now!
The Conference will be opened by Mr. Lluís Jofre, Director General of Universities and Research, Government of Catalonia.
At the Conference Welcome Reception, Mr. Jaume Ciurana, Deputy Mayor of Culture, Knowledge, Creativity and Innovation of the City Council will give an opening address.
EDEN Fellow and
Senior Fellow Awards
The purpose of the EDEN Fellow scheme is to provide validation and support to professionals in Europe in the field of open, distance and e-learning, and to enhance their mobility within Europe through a respected scheme of recognition. Read more…
Best Practice Award
This newly introduced award highlights and promotes best practices and encourages educational stakeholders to participate, share and collaborate.
9 June: with castells (human tower) performance,
Centre Cultural el Born
Best Research Paper Award
Since 2008, EDEN has bestowed the Best Research Paper Award at its Annual Conferences and the bi-annual Research Workshops.
A robust selection process guarantees the high-standing of these awards for contributions to the field of open, distance and e-learning. The selection process takes place in collaboration with the Ulrich Bernath Foundation for Research in Open and Distance Learning, with the support of a distinguished Jury. Read more…
11 June: dinner with entertainment
Royal Palace of Pedralbes
To book your place for the Dinner, please fill in the relevant section of the Online Registration Form.
Young Scholars’ Support
EDEN’s support scheme to young scholars is offered at the 2015 Annual Conference, following up the Young Researchers’ Scheme introduced in 2014 in Oxford thanks to the Ulrich Bernath Foundation and the Oldenburg University.
Delegates can vote for their favourite posters during the conference.
10 June: A tradition of the EDEN Conferences is that in the end of the first day the lovers of literature and good wines share their latest interesting reading experience by short presentations.
Please contact Ama Auvinen if you are interested to join as speaker.
Hints for Barcelona
The Welcome Reception – hosted by Universitat Oberta de Catalunya – will take place on 9 June in the Centre Cultural el Born.
The Centre Cultural el Born is a unique and exceptional place opened in 2013 that brings together three centuries of the Catalan history. At the reception you can start preparing yourself for the event. Meet the EDEN fellows, Board and NAP members, Secretariat staff who can help you to find out best how to exploit the event. The pleasant surroundings will ensure inspiration for intellectual exploration dialogue learning-partnerships and collaboration. The EDEN Fellow Award will be presented during the reception. At the end of the reception, a very Catalan performance, the so-called castells (human tower) is organised outside the building.
Follow and use our #EDEN15 hashtag and prepare to join the Community face to face in the inspiring city of Barcelona!
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