EADL

Life Long Learning : Flexibility and Sustainability

In conjunction with

Brussels, Belgium - May 11th and 12th 2023

What's on

Speaker Presentations
Lively Discussion
Interactive Workshops
Social Evening and Networking

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What to expect at the EADL Conference

Join us in two days of networking and information about the latest trends in learning. Speakers from Denmark, Norway, Switzerland, UK, Germany, Netherlands, and the USA.

This is the Annual Conference of the European Association for Distance Learning EADL and it will take place on 19th/20thMay 2022 in Copenhagen.

This year’s focus lies on new trends in learning in terms of communication and new didactical and methodology approaches. Furthermore, relevant technological developments like big data and blockchain will be highlighted. 

You will be presented with a strong blend of keynotes, presentations, discussions, and workshops with topics and presenters like:

  • Success, Learn from Productive Failure: Professor Manu Kapur (Professor at ETH Zürich) 
  • More Playful Learning – In Course Design Rikke Toft Nørgård (Associate Professor in Educational Design & Technology at Danish School of Education, Aarhus University)
  • Digital Storytelling Peter Baxter (Creative and Cultural Entrepreneurship at Trinity College Dublin 
  • Feedback in Learning – Professor Naomi Winstone (Director, Surrey Institute of Education at University of Surrey)-
  • Trends in Learning – Dr Hannah Gore (Director at TL and Research Director at eLearning Network) – 
  • Using Data in Education – Dr Stephen Brobst – (Instructor and TDWI Fellow at The Data Warehousing Institute (TDWI)) 
  • Learning Through Assessment – Professor Arild Raaheim (Professor at University of Bergen) 

The conference is a joint event of EADL in cooperation with FLUID, the Danish association for flexible learning and IDA Education from the Danish society of engineers.

Speakers

Keynote: Tim Briethbarth

Tim is Professor for Sustainable Management and Corporate Social Responsibility and Director Center for Advanced Sustainable Management, CBS International Business School, Cologne Adjunct Research Fellow Swinburne University, Melbourne

Before joining CBS International Business School, Cologne, in 2021 as Professor for Sustainable Management and Corporate Social Responsibility, Tim worked at Swinburne University, Melbourne. Among other, Tim holds a M.A. in social sciences from Goettingen University, Germany, and a PhD in Marketing from Otago University, New Zealand. He held tenured and guest professorial positions in Germany, New Zealand and the UK; and is an Education for Sustainable Development coordinator for the Klett Group, a leading educational company in Europe.

Among others, he is a former scientific chair of the European Association for Sport Management; co-founder of the industry conference series German CSR Communication Congress; member if the PRME i5 Expert Pedagogy Group; and Carbon Literacy Project Certified Facilitator to support developing the global coalition of climate action ambassadors.

Sustainability in Distance Education
Day 1 - 10:15
Rikke Toft Nørgård
Workshop (Title TBA)
Day 1 - 14:00 & 15:00
Ellen Gunning
Sustainability - Marketing, PR and reputation management ​

Day 2 - 12:15
Dr Leah Matthews
Sustainability - Distance Learning in the USA

Day 2 - 12:45
Tony Marks
Sustainability - Business Performance​

Day 2 - 11:30

Supported by

Conference Pricing

EADL Members Ticket

Early Bird
€725
625
  • All Sessions and Workshops
  • Networking Opportunities
  • Lunch and Refreshments
  • Social Evening

Associations with EADL Membership Ticket

Early Bird
€825
725
  • All Sessions and Workshops
  • Networking Opportunities
  • Lunch and Refreshments
  • Social Evening

Standard Conference Ticket

Early Bird
€895
795
  • All Sessions and Workshops
  • Networking Opportunities
  • Lunch and Refreshments
  • Social Evening

The Location

The conference will be held in at the nhow Brussels Bloom hotel.

Located in the lively Botanique area of the city, it’s surrounded by parks, concert venues and art galleries. In fact, it’s in the perfect spot for any art and culture enthusiast.

Hotel booking

The hotel is located 15 minutes away from Brussels Airport by train. A 10-minute stroll gets you to Brussels North station.

Book here

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Programme

Day 1

09:30
Registration
10:00
John Trasler
EADL President's Welcome
10:05
Local Representative
TBC
10:10
Sabine Verheyen
Chairwoman of the Committee for Culture and Education of the European Parliament
10:15
Tim Breitbarth
Keynote: Sustainability in Distance Education
11:00
Coffee Break
11:30
Alexandra Mihai
TBC
12:15
Gilly Salmon
TBC
13:00
Lunch
14:00 & 1500
Workshops
Choose 2 from the following 3:
Alexandra Mihai
Rikke Toft Nørgård & Niels Henrik Helms
Gilly Salmon
15:45
Coffee Break
16:15
Professor Martin Kurz
Ellen Gunning
Kari Olstad
Antonio Ragusa
Elsebeth Korsgaard Sorensen
Fireside Discussion
16:50
Christos Hadjiyiannis
Day take-aways
18:30
Social Evening

Day 2

10:00
Esther Chesterman
Sustainability – Retention
10:30
Anne-Mette Nortvig
Sustainability - Adaptive Learning
11:00
Coffee Break
11:30
Tony Marks
Sustainability - Business Performance
12:15
Ellen Gunning
Sustainability - Marketing, PR and reputation management
12:45
Dr Leah Matthews
Sustainability - Distance Learning in the USA
13:15
John Trasler
Day take-aways and Closing
13:30
Lunch
15:00
Special Interest Groups
16:00
Close and Coffee