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Call for contributions

Submission Process

Submissions close on Friday 3 September 2018.

Short proposals required. If accepted you will have the chance to revise the session description. All submissions need to follow this document template and be submitted via EasyChair.

Ways to Participate


Panels aim at informing delegates about an important or controversial issue through a 1 hour debate among experts. These experts must come from different institutions to widen the debate and provide breadth of perspective.

Submit: Two pages explaining why delegates will find this relevant and who you and your panellists are.


Tutorials present a software tool, methodology or procedure through a 1.5 or 3 hour hands-on session. The objective is to introduce delegates to new practical skills, making the most of the flexible learning spaces..

Submit: Two pages explaining the focus of the tutorial, your credentials to run it, what participants can expect to learn, and the software required.


Run a half-day (3 hour) session for in-depth exploration of a topic. Hands-on workshops are strongly encouraged.

Submit: Two pages explaining the focus of the workshop, your credentials to run it, and what participants can expect to learn.

Posters & Demos

Show your work in a relaxed atmosphere during the conference evening reception, where you can have extended conversations with colleagues.

Submit: A two page abstract plus copy of your poster if you already have it done. For demos a two page abstract and a link to a video recording if possible, else a few screenshots.

Suggested topics

  • Teaching innovation through the use of learning analytics
  • Strategic and policy issues in learning analytics adoption
  • Leadership models for learning analytics adoption
  • Learning analytics and instructional/educational design
  • Lessons learned, experience reports, case studies, and formal evaluation of learning analytics projects and applications
  • Innovative new tools/techniques for learning analytics
  • Collaboration and sharing among different organisations such as schools, universities, technology organizations, and governments
  • Engagement with students, teachers, academics, and school and university communities in learning analytics projects and research
  • Personalised and adaptive learning
  • Feedback and decision-support systems
  • Operationalising learning analytics initiatives

Key dates

Deadline for all submissions
Monday 3 September 2018

Registration opens
Thursday 6 September 2018

Notification of acceptance
Friday 14 September 2018

Deadline for registration (for presenters)
Monday 29 October 2018