Hear from leading experts on online, open, distance and flexible education at the conference to attend in India in March 2017


Gain both regional and global insight on the potential of unleashing online and distance education at the ICDE International Conference!

Together ICDE and Symbiosis Centre for Distance Learning are organizing the ICDE International Conference scheduled in Pune on 10-11 March 2017.

Dr. Swati Mujumdar Director, Symbiosis Centre for Distance Learning, Pune, India, invites you to join the discussion on the conference theme of the conference is Unleashing the Potential of ODL - “Reaching the Unreached”. 

Symbiosis Centre for Distance Learning (SCDL) is located in the city of Pune, nestled in the Sahyadri Hills. Pune is considered the cultural capital of Maharashtra. It is fondly called ‘Oxford of the East’ as it is known for its educational facilities.

The aim of the conference shall be to provide a platform for communication between researchers, teachers and practitioners in ODL.

The Conference will give impetus and common basis for the future of research and action points for enhancement of reach of ODL. The sub themes are Technology, Quality & Inclusion. Luminaries in ODL from across the globe will share their thoughts at the Conference.

Dr. Mandla S. Makhanya, ICDE President will deliver the keynote address. Prof. Belinda Tynan, Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Education) & Vice-President, RMIT University, Australia will be plenary speaker on the subtheme -Inclusion.

Tan Sri Emeritus Prof Dr Gajaraj Dhanarajan, Chairman, Board of Governors & Former Vice Chancellor, Wawasan Open University, one of the world’s leading advocates and experts on ODL will address the conference on ‘Quality in ODL’.

We will also be joined by the Secretary General of ICDE, who will be conducting a panel discussion during the conference. This conference will provide delegates a vibrant environment for exchange of ideas through plenary & breakaway sessions, poster & lightening presentations, workshops and panel discussions.

Early Bird registration is open. We invite you to attend the conference and share your insights through paper presentations.

Please visit the Conference website www.scdl.net/InternationalConference/ to register today!

NewsRita Chan