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UALL Conference 2019: Call for Papers and Proposals for Workshops

Lifelong Learning and Innovation

Telford Innovation Campus, 10 - 12th April

Call for Papers and Proposals for Workshops

The Conference is being held in Telford, the home of the Industrial Revolution and in keeping with this the Conference will focus on these three themes: 

  • Learning and Place: focusing on where innovation occur including both the role of learning in responding to innovation and new initiatives linked to place and the way learning is embedded in it, for example, Learning Cities, Towns or Communities, or learning in the changing context of work, leisure, family, travel and tourism
  • Transformational change: focusing on how innovation occurs and the link to Lifelong Learning for example emerging technologies, practice based approaches
  • Innovation in Daily Life and Lifelong Learning: focusing on ensuring that innovation is shared by all for example innovative inclusive or accessible responses to learning in work, leisure, travel education

The Conference is underpinned by three principles

  • Inclusion
  • Sustainable futures
  • Lifelong Learning practice in order to respond to a changing world

Submissions are invited for papers, workshops and posters in line with the Conference themes

How to submit our proposals:

  • Paper presentations: please submit a short version of your paper, of 1000 words, including an abstract of between 50 - 100 words. Those accepted to present papers will be invited to submit a full paper for consideration for publication in a special issue of the journal Widening Participation and Lifelong Learning (Open University)
  • Workshops: please send an abstract of between 250 - 300 words detailing the aims of your workshop and the ways in which you will engage participants in interaction

New to the Conference is our Lifelong Learning Showcase. There will be a showcasing session during the first dinner on the Wednesday night. This can be in the form of poster sessions or mini presentations. This is open to our delegates AND our Award nominees giving them a chance to showcase the project shortlisted for a UALL Award. 

Please send a proposal on what you would showcase, how it relates to a theme and how best this can be achieved.

Deadline to send abstract and proposals is 11th January 2019. All submissions to be sent to the UALL Administrator:

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