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Submit a proposal

The call for proposals closed at Midnight GMT on Sunday 10 March 2013.

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Whether you’ve been involved in ALT for years, are new to the learning technology domain, or are an experienced practitioner, supplier, funder, policy maker, researcher, writer, or presenter from other fields, please take the time to review the call and guidelines below. With your help the 2013 ALT Conference can be a truly outstanding, influential, and enjoyable event internationally.

Categories of submissions

We welcome submissions of two broad types:

1. An abstract of up to 500 words describing either a Standard Presentation (15 minutes), Extended Presentation (30 minutes), or a Long Presentation (60 minutes). All abstracts will appear in the online Conference Abstracts Handbook.

2. A full Research Paper of up to 5000 words, for publication in the peer-reviewed Conference Proceedings of altc2013, together with a 500 word 'long abstract' (which will appear in the online Conference Abstracts Handbook), and a 200 word standard abstract.

Calls and Guidelines

Provided below are links to comprehensive documents for you to refer to prior to writing or submitting a proposal, and for you to make use of during the subsequent editing process if your proposal is successful. Please read the relevant information carefully.

Call and guidelines for the submission of Research Papers
2013 Research Paper Template
Call and guidelines for non-research abstracts

Key dates

  • Calls and Guidelines issued December 2012
  • Proposals accepted from January 2013
  • Submissions close 10 March 2013
  • Registration opens May 2013
  • Presenters' registration deadline June 2013
  • Earlybird registration deadline July 2013
  • Registrations close in August 2013
  • altc2013 will take place on September 10th-12th 2013

Outstanding and Best Research Paper Awards

All presented research papers are considered by ALT for an Outstanding Research Paper Award. To receive this award, the judges have to agree with the statement "This paper presents work that strongly advances the field of learning technology". [If there is no agreement on the words "strongly advances" then the judges may make a Best Research Paper Award.]