Educational Technology Conferences 2016

This list of conferences was adapted from Clayton R. Wright‘s list of Educational Technology and Education conferences based on my own research interests. Don’t see a conference you are interested, see his original 90+ page document. Also be sure to check out the conferences websites to see if any details have changed.

December 2015                                                                                                    

January 2016

  • January 4-6, 2016 International Conference on Multimedia Modeling, 22nd. Hosted by the University of Central Florida. Miami, Florida, USA.
  • January 4-7, 2016 International Conference on Distributed Computing and Networking (ICDCN), 17th. Singapore.
  • January 12-14, 2016 Using Educational Technologies to Improve Teaching and Learning. Organized by the Center for Learning Innovations and Customized Knowledge Solutions (CLICKS). Novotel Deira City Center, Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
  • January 13-15, 2016 Association for Talent Development (ATD, formerly the American Society for Training and Development, ASTD) TechKnowledge: Learning Technology Applied. Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
  • January 13-15, 2016 Florida Educational Technology (FETC) Conference. Orange County Convention Center, Orlando, Florida, USA.
  • January 20, 2016. Aligning Your Teaching and Research. Erasmus University, Rotterdam, The Netherlands.
  • January 20-23, 2016 British Educational Training and Technology Show (BETT). London, United Kingdom.
  • January 29-30, 2016 Educon 2.7, (EduCon is both a conversation and a conference about education and technology.) Science Leadership Academy, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
  • January 20-22, 2015 International Higher Education Teaching and Learning (HETL) Association and Scholarship of Teaching and Engagement (SoTE) Conference, 7th. Utah Valley University, Orem, Utah, USA.

February 2016

March 2016

April 2016

May 2016

  • May 2-4, 2016 Technologies for Development International Conference: From Innovation to Social Impact, 5th. Organized by the UNESCO Chair in Technologies for Development. Lausanne, Switzerland.
  • May 4-6, 2016 Assessment, Teaching and Learning Conference. Vancouver, Washington, USA.
  • May 7-12, 2016 Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI): Crossings, 35th. Sponsored by the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) SUGGHI. San Jose, California, USA.
  • May 8-10, 2016 The Higher Education Technology Agenda (THETA), biennial. Auckland, New Zealand.
  • May 9-11, 2016 International Conference on Networked Learning, 10th, biennial. Hosted by Department of Educational Research, Lancaster University. Lancaster House Hotel, Lancaster, United Kingdom.
  • May 9-12, 2016 International Conference on Communication and Mass Media, 14th, annual. Athens, Greece.
  • May 10-12, 2016 United States Distance Learning Association (USDLA) National Conference: Distance Learning – Hit It Out of the Park, 9th. St. Louis, Missouri, USA.
  • May 10-13, 2016 Multimedia Systems. Sponsored by Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) SIGMM. Klagenfurt am Wörthersee, Austria.
  • May 11-13, 2016 Qualitative Analysis Conference: Visual Research Methods and Visual Ethnographies, 34th, annual. Brock University, St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada.
  • May 16-17, 2016 Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SOTL) Academy, 7th, annual. University of Findlay, Findlay, Ohio, USA.
  • May 18-21, 2016 International Congress of Qualitative Inquiry, 12th. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Illinois, USA.
  • May 20-21, 2016 Open Access Symposium, 7th. University of North Texas Libraries, Fort Worth, Texas, USA.
  • May 22-25, 2016 Association for Talent Development (ATD, formerly the American Society for Training and Development, ASTD) International Conference and Exposition: Content, Community, Global Perspectives. Denver, Colorado, USA.
  • May 26-27, 2016 European Association for Distance Learning (EADL): Our Future Online – Trends and Challenges in Distance Learning. Hilton Nicosia, Nicosia, Cyprus. or
  • May 7-8, 2015 E-Learning Symposium. Hosted by the E-Learning Council, Austin, Texas, USA.
  • May 28-29, 2015 EdTech 2015: Educational Technology Conference of the Irish Learning Technology Association (ILTA). University of Limerick, Limerick, Ireland.

June 2016

July 2016

  • July 5-8, 2016 International Symposium on Knowledge and Cognitive Science and Technologies (KCST). Orlando, Florida. USA.
  • July 5-8, 2016 Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) MobiHoc: Mobile Ad Hoc Networking
  • July 7-9, 2016 International Conference on Information Communication Technologies in Education (ICICTE). Rhodes, Greece.
  • July 11-29, 2016 (online), August 8-11 (on-site at Pennsylvania State University, USA), September 19-October 7 (project done online), November Open Learning Consortium pre-conference workshop. Institute for Emerging Leadership in Online Learning (IELOL).
  • July 12-14, 2016 Blackboard BbWorld. The Venetian and The Palazzo Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
  • July 13-15, 2016 The Higher Education Conference: The Scholarship of Learning, Teaching and Organizing. Partnering with ECER and EARLI. Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
  • July 16-17, 2016 EduTeach: International Conference on Advances in Education, Teaching and Technology – Challenges and Issues in Technological Transformation. Organized by Unique Conferences Canada and the International Center for Research and Development. Ryerson University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
  • July 18-22, 2016 EDUCAUSE Institute Leadership Program. Austin, Texas, USA.
  • July 20-22, 2016 Building Learning Communities (BLC) Education Conference. Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
  • July 2016 Association for Educational Communications and Technology (AECT) Research Symposium, 7th. http://aect.or
  • August 1-3, 2016 Conference on Meaningful Living and Learning in a Digital World. Sponsored by the Online Journal of Distance Learning Administration and the University of West Georgia. Savannah, Georgia, USA.
  • August 1-4, 2016 Campus Technology Conference, 23rd annual. Hynes Convention Center, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
  • August 1-4, 2016 DevCon5 – HTML5 and Mobile App Developer Conference: Learn, Design, Implement. New York University, New York City, New York, USA.
  • August 1-4, 2016 eduWeb Conference (for higher education community involved in the design, development, marketing, strategy, and implementation of online presence), 11th, annual. Denver, Colorado, USA.
  • August 4-7, 2016 American Psychological Association (APA) Annual Convention, 124th. Denver, Colorado, USA.
  • August 9-11, 2016 Distance Teaching and Learning, 32nd, annual. Monona Terrace Convention Center, Madison, Wisconsin, USA. or
  • August 22-26, 2016 European Educational Research Association (EERA): Leading Education – The Distinct Contributions of Educational Research and Researchers. University College Dublin, Belfield, Dublin 4, Ireland.
  • August 31-September 3, 2016 European Higher Education Society (EAIR) Forum: Only Connect – Collaboration, Cooperation and Capacity Building through Higher Education Partnerships , 38th, annual. Birmingham City University, Birmingham, United Kingdom.

September 2016

October 2016

  • October 15-19, 2016 Association for Computing Machinery’s (ACM) Multimedia (MM) Conference, 24th. Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
  • October 17-21, 2016 Association for Educational Communications and Technology (AECT) International Convention. Riviera Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
  • October 25-28, 2016 EDUCAUSE Annual Conference. Offered online and at Anaheim, California, USA.
  • October 26-28, 2016 International Association for K-12 Online Learning (iNACOL) Blended and Online Learning Symposium. San Antonio Convention Center, San Antonio, Texas, USA.
  • October 31-November 3, 2016 Open and Distance Learning Association of Australia (ODLAA) Education Summit: Open, Flexible, Distance Education and eLearning, biennial. Perth, Western Australia, Australia.
  • October ? 2016 European Distance and E-Learning Network (EDEN) Research Workshop: Challenges for Research into Open and Distance Learning – Doing Things Better, Doing Better Things. The 8th, biennial was previously held October 27-28, 2014 at Oxford, United Kingdom.
  • October ? 2016 International Forum for Women in E-learning. Previously held December 3-5, 2014. Organized by the United States Distance Learning Association (USDLA). Hotel Contessa on the Riverwalk, San Antonio, Texas, USA.

November 2016

December 2016

  • December ? 2016 International Conference on Information and Communication Technologies and Development (ICTD), 8th. (Conference held approximately every 18 months.) Last held May 15-18, 2015 and was hosted by Nanyang Technological University in Singapore.

January 2017

March 2017

  • March 5-9, 2017 Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education (SITE) International Conference, 28th. Austin, Texas, USA.

June 2017

  • June ? 2017 International Conference on Computer Supported Collaborative Learning (CSCL): Exploring the Material Conditions of Learning – Opportunities and Challenges for CSCL, 11th biennial, was held June 7-11, 2015 in Gothenburg, Sweden.
  • June ? 2017 International Conference on Communities and Technologies, 8th, biennial. Previously held June 27-30, 2015 in Limerick, Ireland.

July 2017

  • July 4-7, 2017 International Conference on Excellence, Creativity, and Innovation in Basic and Higher Education: Excellence in Education and Psychology – Creativity, Innovation Challenge, 14th. Paris, France.
  • July 17-22, 2017 International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction (HCI), 18th. Westin Harbour Castle Hotel, Toronto, Ontario, Canada. or

October 2017

  • October 17-19, 2017 International Council for Open and Distance Education (ICDE) World Conference, 27th. Hosted by Contact North. Toronto, Ontario, Canada. or
  • October 17-20, 2017 World Conference on E-Learn. Organized by the Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE). Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.