Special guests

  • Prof. Dr. Danijel Rebolj, Rector of the University of Maribor
  • Prof. Dr. Dragan Marušič, Rector of the University of Primorska
  • Prof. Dr. Ivan Svetlik, Rector of the University of Ljubljana

Lectures and presentations

Monday, November 11

09:15 Welcome and Introduction
09:30 - 09:45

Opening of the conference by  the Slovenian Minister for Education, Science and Sport, Dr. Jernej Pikalo and Croatian Minister for Science, Education and Sports, Dr. Željko Jovanović

09:45 - 10:15

What is the Internet of Education? (Mitja Jermol, Knowledge 4 All Foundation and programme manager of VideoLectures.Net and John Shawe-Taylor, University College London, Head of Computer Science Dept. UCL)

10:15 - 10:45

Why we need to consider the human-computer interface for future learning technologies (Yvonne Rogers, University College London - UCLIC)

10:45 - 11:15


11:15 - 12:00

The Internet of Education: what role for education research? (Richard Noss, Institute of Education - London Knowledge Lab)

12:00 - 13:00

Lunch (on your own)

13:00 - 13:45

Keynote - "Using Data for Social Good" (Rayid Ghani, University of Chicago, Edgeflip)

13:45 - 14:30

Keynote - "Open(ing up) Education: OCW, OER, MOOCs in a conventional world – what’s up in Europe?" (Fred Mulder, UNESCO OER chair)

14:30 - 15:00


15:00 - 15:30 A MediaMixer for online learning? – making learning materials more valuable for their owner and more useful for their consumer (Lyndon Nixon, STI. Project co-ordinator of MediaMixer and scientific co-ordinator of LinkedTV)
15:30 - 16:00

Building flexible and engaging content collections in a breeze (George Ioannidis, IN2)

16.00 - 16.45

Hands-on workshop on multi-surface, participatory simulations for teaching (Stefan Kreitmayer, Open University)

16:45 - 17:15

FInal discussion and 1st day wrap-up


Dinner (on your own)

Tuesday, November 12

09:30 - 10:15

Keynote - "The use of ICT for changing Academic Mobility Patterns (Maggy Pézeril, Université Montpellier 2)"

10:15 - 10:45

SysMIC - the leading  eCourse for computational tools in the biosciences in Europe (Gerold Baier, University College London)

10:45 - 11:15

transLectures: cost-effective transcription and translation of video lectures (Gonçal Garcés Díaz-Munío, Universitat Politècnica de València)

11:15 - 11:45

Knowledge Building Through Collaborative Hypervideo Creation (Joscha Jaeger, Merz Akademie Stuttgart)

11:45 - 13:00

Lunch (on your own)

13:00 - 13:45

Annotations, a key asset for video-based e-learning  (Olivier Aubert, University of Nantes)

13:45 - 14:15

The Importance of Peer-Learning: A Case Study on PeerWise (Sam Green & Kevin Tang, Department of Linguistics, University College London, UK)

14:15 - 14:30


14:30 - 15:00

MOOCs and the Emergent Common Market for Academic Credit (Hannes Klöpper, iversity) 

MOOCs to the rescue? Emergent forms of connectivist teaching and the German use case (D, A, CH) (Felix C. Seyfarth, University of St.Gallen)

15:00 - 15:30

Debate on "OpenupEd, the first pan-European MOOCs initiative: specific features and perspectives" (Fred Mulder, Darco Jansen, program manager at EADTU and OpenupEd coordinator)

15:30 - 16:30

Round table with Provosts, Deans, Faculty and Government officials on New trends (Chairs: Mitja Jermol, Andrej Pavletic, Fred Mulder, Darco Jansen)

16.30 - 17.00


17:00 - 17:45

Keynote - "The Online Revolution: Education for Everyone" (Andrew Ng, Stanford, Coursera, remote)


Closing of the conference and wrap-up