As in other years, at Class Central we are following interesting events on digital learning in 2020. For this reason, we have put together a list of interesting conferences around the world on online education to share with our community.
If you are planning to go to one of them, let us know. We’re always happy to meet.
Here it comes:
Future of Learning Conference
January 3 – 4, 2020
The third edition of FOL 2020 looked at the future of learning from three different angles: Learning to Learn, Unlearn and Relearn.
Already in its 40th year, the FETC conference agenda continues to offer a wide range of sessions on education technology. Participants may look forward to the new Session Track on Future of Ed Tech Couch exploring new trends in instructional technologies.
UNESCO Mobile Learning Week 2020
March 2 – 6, 2020
For the second year the UNESCO Mobile Learning Week invites leaders and experts in education technology to explore the potential of Artificial Intelligence for education. The week of events takes place at the UNESCO headquarters in Paris.
Open Education Week 2020 (by Open Education Global)
March 2 – 6, 2020
The Open Education Week 2020 is the global event for learners and teachers about opening and sharing educational resources for everyone. It is organized by Open Education Consortium.
March 9 – 12, 2020
The South by Southwest EDU Conference (SXSW EDU) is a great opportunity to meet and connect with stakeholders in education. The program touches upon a wide range of education topics. This year the SXSW EDU community celebrates 10 years of SXSW EDU Conference & Festival.
The 10th International Learning Analytics & Knowledge Conference
March 23 – 27, 2020
In its 10th edition LAK looks back at 10 years of rapid development in the field of learning analytics. It also puts the focus on relevant questions and urgent challenges for the coming decade.
2020 European Advanced Educational Technology Conference
March 27 – 29, 2020
EAET 2020 brings together scholars, researchers, students and administrators to discuss innovative learning and teaching. Paper submission is open until January 25th, 2020.
March 30 – April 1, 2020
San Diego, California
The Arizona State University Global Silicon Valley Summit expects a growing number of 5,500 attendees from different angles of the education sector this year. Since its start in 2010, the annual ASU+GSV continues to leverage new ideas and technologies in education and technology.
March 31 – April 3, 2020
OLC Innovate – organised by the Open Learning Consortium – is the place to be for instructional designers and everyone working behind the scenes of online courses. This year’s theme will be about “Building Bridges in Digital, Blended, and Online Learning”.
April 21 – 22, 2020
Coursera invites its academic and industry partners annually to discuss current trends and challenges in the MOOC world. Moreover, the Coursera Leadership team presents Coursera’s vision for 2020. With 4556 courses on Class Central, Coursera currently leads the MOOC providers list worldwide. (This event is closed to non-partners.)
Open edX Conference
May 19 – 22, 2020
The Open edX conference is a meetup of community members who use Open edX, open source software for the edX platform and many other learning platforms. The conference brings together software developers and instructional designers, the busy people behind online courses.
Learning @ Scale 2020
May 27 – 29, 2020
At L@S the learning experience of students is placed in the center of scientific exchange. This way the conference aims to get a better understanding of the learning habits of students and learn more about new measures for better learning outcomes and scalable learning opportunities. To submit a full paper or a workshop, read more here.
June 15 – 22, 2020
London, United Kingdom
EdTechXWeek connects education leaders with investors and entrepreneurs during a series of events in London. The most important and busy event of all is the EdTechXEurope Thought Leadership Summit, taking place this year in the Tobacco Dock on June 18th 2020.
Learning with MOOCS VII
September 30 – October 2, 2020
This year’s Learning with MOOCS VII will be organized by IEEE Education Society and the University of Galileo in Antigua, Guatemala. Read about the latest Learning with MOOCs in 2019 here.
October 21 – 23, 2020
Las Vegas, Nevada
DevLearn focuses on learning technologies. The 2019 edition was kicked off with a keynote by Sophia the Robot who talked about how robots integrates in our daily lives and the professional world. Follow DevLearn to know first, when the 2020 program is out.
edX Global Forum
New York City, New York
EdX Global is the annual gathering of the edX partners network – a community that produces and shares courses on the edX platform. According to Class Central year in Review, edX reached 24 million learners in 2019, a good year to look back at. (This event is closed to non-partners.)
December 2 – 4, 2020
OEB Global is one of the largest conferences on learning technologies in Europe. It is a great meetup for academics, entrepreneurs and investors.