Australasian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education

ASCILITE 2020: 37th International Conference on Innovation, Practice and Research in the Use of Educational Technologies in Tertiary Education

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 situation and the financial situation Australian universities are experiencing this year, the 2020 Conference Organising Committee (University of New England, Armidale NSW) is pleased to announce that ASCILITE 2020 will be hosted virtually from 30 November – 1 December 2020.

Despite going virtual this year, we are planning an exciting digital conference and look forward to meeting you all online in November/December to talk all things Educational Technology. There will be a range of themes to engage in during ASCILITE’s first virtual conference.

Full details on the Call for Papers and other aspects of the conference will be available on the conference website from 15 May 2020.

If the information you seek is not available here or on the conference website, please email the conference convenors; Steven Warburton (Co-Convenor), Sue Gregory (Co-Convenor).


Key dates

  • Call for Papers Opens: 15 May 2020
  • Call for Reviewers Opens: 15 May 2020
  • Call for Papers Closes: 6 July 2020 Paper submissions have been extended and are now due 7 August 2020
  • Call for Reviewers Closes: 6 July 2020
  • Registrations Open: 6 July 2020
  • Registration Closes: 27 November 2020

Conference Sponsorship

Sponsorship enquiries are welcome at any time.  Sponsors add a critical dimension to the conference through product displays, presentations and engagement with the academic community and the conference management team makes every effort to accommodate sponsors each year.   Businesses interested in finding out about sponsorship opportunities associated with the annual conference. For further information or to order a copy of the conference sponsorship prospectus, please email the Conference Convenor.


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Strategic Importance of the ASCILITE Conference

The annual conference is ASCILITE’s key event for the year which provides a forum for:

  • the presentation of refereed full and short papers
  • workshops
  • symposia
  • poster sessions
  • sponsor interactions

The conference provides a significant opportunity to meet with peers and educational technology industry representatives to exchange ideas and information, initiate and build collaborations and also provides memorable opportunities for social interaction.


Call for Proposals to Host an ASCILITE Conference

ASCILITE conferences are hosted by a different institution each year and a Call for Proposals from interested institutions is usually published two years in advance of the conference.  ASCILITE 2020 and 2021 will be hosted by the University of New England.  Proposals are assessed by the ASCILITE Executive based on a range of criteria. A Conference Proposals Information document contains the selection criteria and explains in detail what is required of a conference proposal committee.   A copy of the Hosting Proforma for submitting a proposal is available here.  ASCILITE welcomes expressions of interest at any time.

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