Date(s) - 23/05/2019 - 24/05/2019
Metropol Spa Hotel
The 2019 EADL conference will take place at the Metropol Spa Hotel in Tallin, Estonia on May 23rd and 24th 2019
The title of the conference is “Connected Learning”.
EADL Members Discount
EADL Members receive a discount on both early bird and full conference prices. Please log in to the members area to see EADL member prices.
A booking form can be found at the bottom of this page.
Keynote Speaker – Steve Wheeler
Steve is a global educator, teaching online, and on a number of undergraduate and post-graduate teacher education programmes in the UK and overseas.
He researches into technology-supported learning and distance education, with particular emphasis on the pedagogy underlying the use of social media and Web 2.0 technologies, and he also has research interests in mobile learning and cybercultures.
Steve is regularly invited to speak about his work and has given keynotes and invited lectures to audiences in more than 35 countries across 5 continents. He is currently involved in several research programmes related to technology-supported learning, digital praxis, and learning through the use of social media and handheld technologies.
Keynote Speaker – Jef Staes
Jef Staes is an authority on learning processes and innovative organizations. He has 25 years of professional experience as Training Manager and Corporate Learning Officer.
Jef is a passionate and inspirational international keynote speaker. His various stories about innovation and change are guaranteed eye-openers. His thoughts on business and education have inspired many. Jef is a four-time TEDx Speaker and has spoken at the OEB Conference in Berlin.
Torunn Gjelsvik is an educational expert from Norway with specialization in online and flexible learning since 2000. She is former rector and director of development of several Norwegian Online Schools and previous head of development for BI Norwegian Business Schools’ E-learning Centre. Torunn is the Executice Directoe International Council for Open and Distance Education (ICDE)
Torunn has developed both highly strategic and operative expertise in online and flexible education and the use of technology in teaching and learning.
Alastair Creelman is an e-learning specialist at Linnaeus University in Sweden.
Alastair is an educational enthusiast who spends a great deal of time monitoring developments and trends in the use of technology in education. Alastair specialities are e-learning, distance education, social media, technology trends, open educational resources, MOOCs and quality in e-learning.
Saloua’s research is based on new learning technologies in distance learning and how it can be implemented in education programs.
As a learning expert Saloua is constantly looking for challenges concerning higher education programmes focusing on adult learners, distance education and training that serves working professionals.
Dr Leah Matthews
Dr Matthews is the Executive Director at the DEAC, the American sister organisation to the EADL.
Dr Matthews has extensive experience in research, writing and speaking on topics such as higher education quality assurance, the federal and state roles in U.S. higher education, for-profit higher education and distance education for higher learning.
A regular speaker at the EADL conference, Dr Matthews gives a detailed look at the current state of the distance learning market in the USA.
The social evening will be held at the iconic Hopner’s House in Tallinn. The unique, 14th-century building in the heart of Old Town is an outstanding example of the Tallinn’s marvellous historical architecture. It is also an integral part of the city’s social and cultural life. It will include 3-course dinner and drinks as well as entertainment from a pianist and magician.
The social evening offers fantastic opportunities for networking with distance learning professionals and business owners from all over Europe.