The call for speaker proposals is now open and closes on Tuesday 22 October 2019

We now invite you to submit a proposal that meets the conference theme and subthemes. 

We review all submissions to ensure that we maintain the highest quality and include the broad range of learning technology research, practice and policy which will be of interest to our conference audience. Each proposal will be reviewed by tertiary education experts prior to being presented to the Going Global Steering Committee who will decide on the content going forward into the conference programme. 

Please review the proposal guidelines prior to developing your proposal in order to ensure that your proposal content meets our criteria. 

There are four types of proposals which can be submitted. Please apply via the online submission forms available in the table below. The pdf versions of the application forms available at the bottom of this page are for reference only

Type of proposal Description Deadline
Individual contributor A response to the Going Global 2020 themes in order to be placed in one of the sessions as a presenter, panelist, table host, or chair. Proposals can be a maximum of 4,000 characters long. Tuesday 22 October 2019
Full session An innovative and interactive session with a diverse range of speakers from around the world. You will be asked to outline your proposal in line with the conference themes (4,000 characters max.) as well as the format of the session and activities which you would run (4,000 characters max.) Tuesday 22 October 2019
Workshop facilitator An interactive participant led workshop that encompasses the conference theme or subtheme. You will be asked to give an overview of the topic which will be covered in the workshop (4,000 characters max.), the expertise of facilitators in this subject area and in leading workshops (4,000 characters max.), and finally the suggested activities and format which you would use (4,000 characters max.) Tuesday 22 October 2019
Poster - opens Wednesday 23 October A poster to be displayed at the conference that engages with the theme in order to discuss with delegates. Friday 31 January 2020

Terms and conditions

The following terms and conditions have been developed to ensure that the Going Global programme remains of the highest quality and that applicants fully understand the conference development process.

Contributors including individual contributors, workshop facilitators, those participating as part of a session proposal and poster presenters;

  1. are required to purchase a conference pass at the contributor rate by 01 April 2020; 
  2. give permission for their profile information to be published online; for photography, filming and webcasting to take place at the conference, and for this footage to be published by the British Council;
  3. must be available for all the conference days (29 and 30 June 2020);
  4. are expected to cover their own registration fees, travel, visas and other costs associated with attending the conference.
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