Attending academic conferences

There are great benefits of attending academic conferences. At its simplest it is another great way to learn from others, meet experts, engage with new tools and improve your skills.
Beyond the personal and career development opportunities, it’s a great opportunity to network and create connections, collaborate and share knowledge, ideas and tools.

Attending conferences can be a very rewarding experience, and an opportunity to present your work and ideas.

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We have put together a list of Educational Technology conferences that are worth looking into.

BETT , London
This is the biggest education technology conference/exhibition in the UK. BETTs mission is to bring together people, ideas, practices and technologies so that educators and learners can fulfill their potential

ALT: Annual Conference of the Association for Learning Technology, Manchester
The ALT Annual Conference is the UK’s main conference for Learning Technologists and one of the largest conferences of its kind.

CHERIL, Manchester
The University of Manchesters Centre for Higher Education Research, Innovation and Learning holds an annual conference. Information to follow.

edtechx, London.
EdTechXEurope is the leading thought leader summit bringing together executive level investors, innovators and industry influencers from European and international education companies.

The global, cross-sector conference on technology supported learning and training

EDEN, Genova
The European Distance and E-Learning Network exists to share knowledge and improve understanding amongst professionals in distance and e-learning and to promote policy and practice across the whole of Europe and beyond.

The Education Show, Birmingham
The Education Show is all about bringing the classroom to life. For 27 years, educators from establishments of all shapes and sizes have come in search of new, exciting ways to bring the curriculum alive with the help of experts, solution providers and each other.

ITTE Annual Conference, to be announced.
ITTE is an association of teacher educators who share an interest in improving learning through the application of digital technology in teaching and through the effective teaching of ICT as a subject.

ICt for Education hold various conferences throughout the UK
Our conferences keep teachers abreast of all the latest changes in the fast-evolving subject of Computing, and help them to stay confident and productive in their roles.

ALDinHE 2018: The Learning Development Conference, Leicester
Join like-minded professionals for stimulating debate and discussion, contribute to the research and evidence base for Learning Development, and share your innovative and inspiring practice with a friendly and supportive audience.

Enhancing Education Through Technology 2018
Enhancing Education through Technology Conference provides schools and colleges with the necessary skills and knowledge to deliver optimum outcomes through fit-for-purpose technology.

9th Open Educational Resources Conference, OER18: Bristol
OER18 turns the focus on one of the often-cited benefits of ‘open’ – the promise of inclusivity. How do the resources, methods and projects that make up Open Education support making education available to all?

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