FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
The 4th Annual eLearning Innovations Conference and Expo (ELICE) Call for Participation
The conference secretariat is pleased to announce the 4th Annual eLearning Innovations Conference and Expo (ELICE); hosted by the Kenya Institute of Curriculum Development (KICD) and Talents Kenya (TALENTS).
The 4th annual conference will be held at the Kenya Institute of Curriculum Development (formerly KIE) in Nairobi, Kenya from September 12 – 16. The 2016 theme is Powering Growth!
This is Africa’s premier event for mobile learning educators, leaders, and innovators. This event features practitioners and scholars and provides a rich and vibrant 5-day event filled with networking opportunities, fresh insights on latest trends, practical tools and collaboration space to share best practices in mobile-, online-, and blended learning.
This year targets over 1,000 delegates in both face-to-face and virtual conferences. Pre-conference hands-on workshops to develop ICT integration competencies. The program will feature diverse symposia, poster, and round table sessions with international presenters. The Expo showcases innovative applications and services related to eLearning from emerging nations.
How to participate: The call for presenters/speakers and exhibitors and online registration is now open effective March 1st, 2016 via the conference website http://www.elice.co
ELICE is the only conference in Africa that focuses primarily on the professional development, growth, and networking of educators at all levels with a keen interest in advancing the practice of mobile education/eLearning.
- To enrich individual learning and organizational development via eLearning
- To disseminate research and knowledge transfer
- To provide a rich networking and collaboration space for professional growth
- To encourage innovation and showcase of ICTs in education/learning
- To enhance accessibility to education and quality of learning
Visit the conference website to learn more about presentation, professional development and business development opportunities. Registration is open online at
Dr. Lydia Kaume or Dr. Penina Lam
LinkedIn Group: elearninginnovators
Why it’s time for new methods of teaching. (2014 May 5). Daily Nation, Springboard. Why it’s time for new methods of teaching.
INTRODUCTION TO THE eLEARNING INNOVATIONS CONFERENCE
Advancements in technology have not been limited to improving how processes or machines work; they are now taking centre stage of how we teach and learn. Mobile devices and internet connectivity continue to make the mundane interesting; current affairs at the swipe of a screen, groceries purchased at the click of a button, and so on. Most important, is the massive educational content available from search engines, and for all levels of education. The human resource makeup is equally diverse, featuring student innovators of educational apps, teacher driven content, as well as experienced educational programmers. Imagine the potential impact these technologies would have on educating our people, hence Changing Lives at all levels and stages in life.
Welcome to the 2015 eLearning Innovations Conference, an annual gathering of the best minds in education technology and innovation in Kenya and around the world. This event features cutting edge researchers, innovators, practitioners, teachers of all levels, and scholars, providing delegates fresh insights on latest trends, practical tools and collaborative space to share best practices in eLearning. The conference features excellent professional growth and business development opportunities.
This event is organized under the theme “Changing Lives”, and provides a variety of session formats; Pre-conference workshops, Keynote speakers, Thought Leaders Panel sessions, and Symposium sessions featuring diverse speakers from all sectors. Abstract submission is open every year to anyone with elearning/mobile learning content to share.
To this end, The eLearning Innovations Conference is the ONLY conference in the region that focuses primarily on the professional development, growth, and networking of educators and ICT professionals at all levels, with a keen interest in advancing the practice of mobile education/eLearning. The Secretariat also provides Conference content on Slideshare enhance learning and promote authorship. We salute our past featured keynote speakers and Symposium presenters from various organizations for content published in the conference proceedings.
You are cordially invited to the 3rd Annual eLearning Innovations Conference, to be held on September 30 – Oct 2, 2015, at the NACECE Resource Center located within the Kenya Institute of Curriculum Development (formerly Kenya Institute of Education, KIE) campus in Nairobi, Kenya. The three-day conference (September 30 – October 2) will be preceded by Pre-Conference Workshops scheduled for September 28-29, and a Young Innovator’s showcase on October 1. Inclusive in the package is a stimulating networking cocktail party and a sensational twitter party, giving you extra opportunities for collaboration and fun!
The 2015 Pre-Conference workshops will feature interactive sessions on four major themes, namely; (1) Faculty Development and Course Design; (2) Executive Development and Digital Branding (3) Exploring eWellness, and (4) eMentoring and eCoaching.
New in 2015! We are also honored to share with you some engaging, fascinating and free Webinars featuring international speakers who are experts in blended and eLearning. These rich media recordings will be shared at the conference as well.
Dr. Penina Lam or Dr. Lydia Kaume
KICD Conference Directors:
Dr. Julius O. Jwan, PhD
Mr. John Kimotho
Event Assistant: Susan Handa: (+254) 722 680 256
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