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SOFIEE 2016 : Symposium on Future Intelligent Educational Environments and Learning


When Sep 12, 2016 - Sep 13, 2016
Where London, UK
Submission Deadline May 16, 2016
Notification Due Jun 10, 2016
Final Version Due Jun 20, 2016
Categories    learning   educational technology   intelligent environments   innovation

Call For Papers

Important Dates
SOFIEE Paper submission: 16 May 2016
Paper Decision Notification: 10 June 2016
Final version to be submitted by: 20 June 2016
SOFIEE-X Proposal submission: 16 July 2016

We are pleased to invite you to submit a paper, poster or demo to the Symposium on Future Intelligent Educational Environments and Learning(SOFIEE) which will be held in London from the 12-13 September 2016, as part of the Intelligent Environments conference. This Symposium focuses on creating educational environments that are friendly, smart or intelligent, open, personalized, and can seamlessly support anytime anywhere learning or training. Intelligent not only refers to technology, but also to human processes and behaviours.

The core differentiating feature of this symposium is that the teaching environments are in some way smart or intelligent. Thus, there are a multiplicity of types of learning environments that are addressed by this such as smart buildings or classrooms, virtual & mixed reality environments, clouds and mobile learning systems that can interact with students and teachers at a pedagogical level, so as to bring true innovations to education.

We will also include environments that support the learning of practical skills, such as science and engineering laboratories that are critical to students following STEM courses. In addition, the symposium also includes building a wider smart or intelligent campus infrastructure which can also impact the cost and effectiveness of education.

This Symposium will feature an inspiring keynote presentation and, in addition to the papers and demonstrations, will include an open panel discussion about the future of education. Researchers and practitioners are invited to submit complete unpublished papers, which are not under review elsewhere. We welcome all papers that relate to the application of new smart and intelligent approaches to teaching, learning, or training.

Papers should address the most current research in creating a holistic next generation smart education environment that is suited for the 21st century.
This event thus offers researchers, practitioners, and stakeholders a forum to share ideas, insights and experiences, as well as to explore multidisciplinary research advances within the context of an intelligent learning environment.

Details of the event
The Symposium will feature (1) invited speakers session, (2) research papers session, and (3) interactive presentations such as SOFIEE-X.

Don’t want to write a paper but would like to present in London? Check out SOFIEE-X. This forum is designed for speakers from industries, government, and other non-academic settings, who would like to share their innovative ideas and interact with the audience in 20-minute presentations.

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