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ICDE World Conference 2023

ICDE Conference

November 6, 2023 – November 10, 2023

Registrations are now open! The 29th ICDE World Conference 2023 will take place in San José, Costa Rica from 6-10 November 2023. It will be hosted by ICDE Institutional member, UNED Costa Rica.

The ICDE World Conference is widely recognised as the leading international event for Open, Flexible and Distance Education, and normally attracts around 1,000 participants from all over the world. The World Conference offers a forum for the presentation of cutting-edge developments in the field, as well as a platform to directly impact and contribute to future international, regional and national educational policy discussions.

The conference theme in 2023 will be “Joining hands in peace for the Future of Education. Sub-themes will focus on:

  • Future Learning Organisations and Structures
  • Networking and Cooperation
  • Open, Flexible, Distributed and Distance Learning
  • Technological Transformation and Revolutions

ICDE World Conference Background

The first ICDE World Conference was held in British Columbia, Canada in 1938.

Conference participants represent the research community, teaching staff, students in the OFDL field, management of educational institutions, policy makers, the public sector, media, training companies, relevant professional and international associations, and suppliers from the private sector.

The previous ICDE World Conference was hosted by Dublin City University (DCU) in 2019, and we are very much looking forward to welcoming you back to the ICDE World Conference 2023 in Costa Rica!

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