Get involved as a sponsor or exhibitor #altc

As the leading Learning Technology conference in the UK, the Association for Learning Technology (ALT) annual conference brings together practitioners, researchers and policy makers from across education to share their research and experience. Download the prospectus now.

Read about last year’s conference in the media. For full details see here.

Book early and receive a discount of 15%. Deadline for discounted rate: 8 June 2015 

Top 10 facts about our Annual Conference

Even if you have been to our Annual Conference before, there are a few things you may be surprised to learn. As Learning Technology changes, so does ALT and the Annual Conference ­ here are our top 10 key facts to give you a better understanding of what it’s all about:

  1. A total of 431 people attended the conference in 2014;
  2. Over 2000 users engaged online;
  3. 32% of participants attend for the first time each year;
  4. Participants come from Higher and Further Education, industry and adult learning as well as schools;
  5. Over 90% of participants found the conference to be good for networking, inspiring and innovative;
  6. In 2014 we welcomed participants from over 14 countries including Australia, Canada, France, Greece, Ireland, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nigeria, Portugal, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, UK, USA;
  7. Over 12000 tweets were published using the conference hashtag #altc;
  8. With this being the 22nd ALT Annual Conference we are one of the longest­running major conferences in the UK;
  9. Participants hold a wide variety of roles including: Lecturer, Blended Learning Advisor, Development Director, Digital Learning Consultant, Digital Learning Resources Manager, Director of ICT, Education Technology Project Manager, Teacher, Head of eLearning and Innovation, IT Services Specialist, Managing Director, Principal Lecturer, Staff Development Officer, VLE Manager, Chief Executive Officer, Vice Chancellor;
  10. As an independent registered charity, ALT and its conference have been supported by members, exhibitors and sponsors since 1993.


Exhibiting from £2125


  • exhibition stand with standard set up
  • free wireless internet access
  • 2 exhibitor conference passes
  • access to participant list and conference platform
  • your details on conference materials

Major Sponsorship from £3600


  • Prominent identification as a sponsor or partner in the run up and throughout the conference
  • media release jointly with ALT and promotion on social media
  • your details on conference materials + on the conference platform
  • access to participant list and conference platform
  • 2 sponsor conference passes incl award ceremony
  • 2 tickets for Gala Dinner
  • Featured post in the ALT Newsletter before or after the conference

Sponsorship of the ALT Learning Technologist of the Year Award from £8000


  • Prominent identification on all award materials as sole sponsor
  • Prominent identification at the award ceremony at the conference
  • 2 conference passes + 2 tickets for Gala Dinner
  • joint award press release with ALT and promotion on social media
  • Featured post in the ALT Newsletter before or after the conference
  • Nomination of a judge for the judging panel

For full details download the prospectus now.

About the conference

The 2015 conference will be chaired by Amanda Jefferies, University of Hertfordshire and Liz Masterman, University of Oxford, under the theme
Shaping the Future of Learning Together’. The programme will reflect the theme of shaping and sharing learning through breaking down the traditional divisions between stakeholders and between their roles, with a focus on:

  • Harnessing the power of the crowd – collaboration and connectivist learning;
  • Social media in learning and teaching;
  • Open educational practice;
  • Learners as agents of change;
  • Participatory approaches to the development of learning technologies.

Contact us

Book early and receive a discount of 15%. Deadline for discounted rate: 8 June 2015
To find out more or discuss exhibiting or sponsorship opportunities contact Anna Davidge, Events and General Manager or call +44 (0)1865 484 147.

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