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The Personal Learning Environments Conference 2014!

July 30th, 2013 by Graham Attwell

The summer is supposed to be quiet – but not this year! Even before I have written my belated reflections on the brilliant 2013 PLE conference held in Berlin and Melbourne, it is time for the first announcement on PLE 2014. As regulars will know the PLE conference has a slogan – one conference – two venues. And each year we put out an open call for those interested in hosting the conference. So here is your chance.

The PLE Conference 2014 – an Open Call for hosts

The first PLE Conference was in 2010 in Barcelona. And it was so fantastic everyone asked where it would be next. So 2011 we were in Southampton. in 2012 it was Aveiro in Portugal. And this year PLE was hosted in Berlin. Meanwhile people from the south of the world asked for their own parallel conference. In 2012 and 2013 this has been organised in Melbourne, Australia.

In this time PLE conference has developed its own unique atmosphere and style with many saying it is their favourite conference.

Which leads to the next question – where will the PLE conference be in 2014? We have also developed a tradition of publishing an open call. Would you and your organisation like to host the PLE conference next year?

You will preferably be somewhere reasonably accessible and have access to spaces conducive for intensive and sociable knowledge sharing. You will probably need the support of your organisation. And despite the great support from the PLE Conference Organising Committee you will need to commit yourself to some hard work.

If you think this sounds like you please contact Graham Attwell or another member of the PLE Committee by September 20, 2013. Also feel free to ask us anything you need more information about.

One Response to “The Personal Learning Environments Conference 2014!”

  1. ruth says:

    Good day! There is going to be an international conference in Manila/Quezon City in June 2014 that includes Personal Learning Environments as one of the subthemes.

    http://icodel.upou.edu.ph/
    The theme of ICODeL2014, the second ICODeL, is “Universities in an Era of Open Education”.

    CALL FOR PAPERS

    Individuals who are interested in making a paper presentation or a poster presentation should submit an abstract of not more than 350 words on or before 15 January 2014. The proposed paper or poster should be relevant to the conference theme and one of the sub-themes. Papers should be research-based. Authors of accepted abstracts shall receive a notification of acceptance from the conference organizers by 15 February 2014. Only accepted abstracts can be submitted for full paper review.

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