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Registrations are now OPEN for UALL Conference 2019

Registrations are now OPEN for UALL Conference 2019

Lifelong Learning and Innovation

Telford Innovation Campus, University of Wolverhampton
UALL Annual Conference 2019
10th - 12th April

Registrations are now LIVE

Bookings are available via the University of Wolverhampton's online store.

Prices and Packages: 

Conference PackagesUALL Member*Non UALL MemberStudents
Full Conference Package
This package includes: 
Three Days conference fee
Welcome and Showcase evening event 10th April
Drinks reception and COnference dinner 11th April
Two night's accommodation (10/11th April) with breakfast

Wednesday 10th April - Day Rate

Thursday 11th April - Day Rate

Friday 12th April - Day Rate

Conference Dinner (incl. travel to venue)

Accommodation per night with breakfast 


*If you are interested in becoming a UALL Member, please contact for more information

Submissions are still open for papers, workshops AND the UALL Award! The final deadline is 11th January 2019

We are looking for submissions that fit around our three conference themes

Learning and Place: focusing on where innovation occurs 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. We are happy to announce that Mr Anthony Painter, Director of the RSA's Action and Research Centre will be our Keynote speaker on this conference theme.

Transformational Change: focusing on how innovation occurs and the link to Lifelong Learning for example emerging technologies, practice based approaches. Professor Mark Brown from Dublin City University is our Keynote Speaker on this theme. Professor Brown is Ireland's first Professor of Digital Learning and is Director of the National Institute for Digital Learning (NIDL) 

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. Speaker TBC

How to submit your 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 our workshop and the ways in which you will engage your participants in interaction

UALL Awards: the Awards celebrates projects, programme, partnerships and research that promote lifelong learning in the Higher Education Sector and are open for all UALL members. 

There are four categories: 


The submission is based on a maximum of 1200 words and can include some suitable images or web links, as appropriate. Please be sure to indicate which category you wish to be considered for in your submission.

All shortlisted applicants will be invited to showcase their work/project at the 2019 Annual Conference

For more information please contact the UALL Administrator:

Verity Hilton

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