1st International Conference on Smart Learning Ecosystems and Regional Developments – SLERD 2016
19-20 May 2016
co-organized by Politehnica University of Timisoara and ASLERD
full paper acceptance rate: 27%
The 1st International Conference on Smart Learning Ecosystems and Regional Development intends to establish itself as an interdisciplinary forum where scholars, entrepreneurs and policy makers could bring and compare their visions, researches and experiences on how the “smartness” of the learning ecosystems (schools, campus, working places, informal learning contexts, etc.), sustained by the technologies, can influence the economical development, foster the social innovation and educate aware and active present and future citizens.
Sorin Maxim (State secretary of Regional Development and Public Administration Ministry of Romania)
Education, pillar of regional development
Fred Garnett (London Knowledge Lab)
Metaphors & SocialMedia – new ways of supporting learning across City 2.0
The Conference, beside presentation of selected full and short papers, see list here, will feature:
• A Panel on the role of Education for Smart City and Smart Citizens
with the representatives of some of the most prominent European Societies related to Technology Enhanced Learning:
EADTU, EATEL, EDEN, IAFES and ASLERD
and local Regional Authorities (City of Timisoara, Smart City Association, West Regional Development Agency, etc.)
The Conference is also connected with HackTM 2016, 20-22 May, that on the occasion has also featured tracks on education and smart cities (reserved to students and professionals).
(the website with the schedule of HackTM 2016 was maintained by the HackTM organization and is no longer available)