Being engaged in e-learning means being dedicated to life-long learning yourself. Only by attending various conferences, webinars, and events, can you be aware of the newest tendencies and technologies used by the leading experts in the industry.
An e-learning event is a wonderful place for a variety of activities such as networking, meeting old friends, discussing new ideas, sharing your experience, becoming more open to innovations. If the event is held abroad, it also gives you the benefit of seeing a new country and understanding the importance of proper translation and localization of all the materials that you create for the learners.
There are various events dedicated to different e-learning topics that are happening outside the USA and are worth visiting. Here are a few of them that you need to include in your conference list.
International Conference on Research in Teaching, Education & Learning
The 2nd ICRTEL 2019 – International Conference on Research in Teaching, Education & Learning will take place in Bangkok, Thailand from February 5th-6th, 2019. Organized by Eurasia Research, this conference is a great place for networking and exchanging ideas.
The official language of the conference is English and all papers will be published in English after the event. ICRTEL 2019 will be hosted by Kasetsart University. The main conference themes are teaching, education, and learning and the keynote speaker will be Henjie A. Carmelotes, International Primary Science Teacher at Beaconhouse Yamsaard School, Thailand, who will talk about The Future of Life Sciences.
ICRTEL will be held several times throughout the year with different venues, so keep an eye on their site and choose the best dates and location as it is worth attending at least one of the conferences if you can’t make it for all of them.
Learning Technologies claims to be Europe’s leading workplace learning exhibition and conference and attracts over 8,500 visitors each year. The conference will take place in London February 13th-14th, 2019, so make sure to free these days up.
As one of the fastest growing events in the sphere of e-learning industry, the show has a lot to offer all interested professionals. In 2019, Learning Technologies will move to its new home, Excel London. There will be sessions on ten theaters and more than 150 free L&D seminars that you can choose from.
If you can’t make it in February, Learning Technologies also organizes a summer event on July 11th, 2019. You can also watch event videos on YouTube to get an idea of what to expect during the event.
INTED2019 – 13th Annual Technology, Education and Development Conference
INTED celebrates its 13th year in providing e-learning professionals with an international platform to share their ideas, present their projects, and enlarge their network and connections. This year, the International Technology, Education and Development Conference will be held in Valencia, Spain from March 11th-13th, 2019.
The event welcomes lecturers, researchers, technologists, and professionals from the educational sector and usually brings together over 700 experts from 80 different countries. It is a truly international event with a multicultural atmosphere that fosters discussion about innovation, education, and technology.
International Conference on Research in Education
The International Conference on Research in Education will take place in Barcelona, Spain from April 5th-7th, 2019. It will give a multinational platform to academia, researchers, and scholars to exchange their ideas and share their experience in the fields of innovation, educational trends, and practical challenges and concerns.
All attendants can engage in discussions on the topics that will be covered throughout the conference and expand their knowledge and professional networks.
Early registration is possible by the end of January, while the deadline is March 26th. If you want to submit your paper. You have a chance to do it by March 19th, 2019.
EMOOCs 2019, European MOOCs Stakeholders Summit
EMOOCs 2019 is the place where the interests of the business and academia meet and converge. The motto of this year’s summit is “The Higher Education Landscape is Changing” and it will take place in Naples, Italy, May 20th-22nd, 2019. The conference is organized by the Federica Web Learning Centre and is hosted at the University of Naples Federico II.
EMOOCs usually brings together more than 1,200 attendees and participants from 50 countries and 500 organizations. It is a multinational platform for practitioners, policy-makers, researchers, and all learning experts who want to share their ideas and experience.
The sessions will focus on five key areas: Research, Experience, Policy, Business, and Workshops. Keynote speakers are:
- Anant Agarwal, CEO of edX, an online learning destination founded by Harvard and MIT
- Simon Nelson, CEO of FutureLearn, the leading social learning platform and first UK-based provider of massive open online courses (MOOCs)
Singapore Learning Design and Technology Conference 2019
SLDT 2019 will be held in Singapore from August 1st-2nd, 2019 at Grand Copthorne Waterfront. The conference is organized by East Asia Research & Siam University and gives a chance to e-learning design experts to share their ideas and experience.
The event is great for all e-learning professionals and will cover topics such as innovative uses of technology that promote learning, performance, and instruction.
If you want to send your paper or proposal, the deadline is April 15th, 2019.
World of Learning
The World of Learning conference and exhibition will be held in Birmingham, the UK from October 15th-16th, 2019. The event is often considered to be a one-stop shop for L&D professionals and it stands true to this definition.
The conference spreads over two days and covers the leading e-learning trends along with the latest technology developments used in the field. Some of the topics that will be included in this year’s event are blended learning, leadership development, and talent management.
You can check the 2018 conference program to get an idea of what to expect during the event.
These were just a few of the numerous conferences and exhibitions on e-learning held all over the world. Visiting at least one of them is a must for every expert in the field who wants to be in line with the newest ideas and technologies that help make online courses more appealing and appropriate to the demands of the audience.