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SEEL 2016 : Smart Education and e-Learning 2016


When Jun 15, 2016 - Jun 17, 2016
Where Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain
Submission Deadline Jan 18, 2016
Notification Due Feb 15, 2016
Final Version Due Mar 7, 2015
Categories    smart systems   intelligent systems   computer science   e-learning

Call For Papers

Smart Education and e-Learning 2016 (SEEL-16)
Luxury 5* Hotel Botanico & The Oriental Spa Garden, Puerto de la Cruz, Tenerife,
Canary Islands, Spain
15th-17th June 2016

SEEL-16 is a major international forum for the presentation of innovative ideas, approaches, technologies, systems, findings and outcomes of research and design and development projects in the emerging area of smart technology and its applications in education and training.

SEEL-16 will provide an excellent opportunity for research scientists, academics, engineers and practitioners to meet well-known experts from all over the world and to discuss innovative ideas and approaches, advances in smart technology and intelligent systems, state-of-the-art software and hardware systems, research findings and outcomes, best practices and case studies, national and international projects,
institutional standards and policies, and many other topics related to smart education and e-Learning.

Smart Education and e-Learning 2016 will be co-located under the KES Smart Digital Futures umbrella with our other intelligent systems conferences: IIMSS, AMSTA, IDT and the newly added InMED (Innovation in Medicine and Healthcare). Registration gives access to all of these conferences, together with a paper published in one set of proceedings.

Please see: for more information.


The conference proceedings will be published by Springer as book chapters in a volume of the KES Smart Innovation Systems and Technologies series, submitted for indexing in Scopus and Thomson-Reuters Conference Proceedings Citation Index (CPCI) and the Web of Science.

Conference Scope

Main groups of conference topics include but are not limited to:-

1. Smart Education (SmE Track)

Conceptual frameworks for smart education
Innovative smart teaching and learning technologies
Best practices and case studies on smart education
Smart pedagogy
Smart classroom (features, characteristics, infrastructure, etc.)
Smart curriculum and courseware design and development
Smart assessment and testing
Smart education analytics
Faculty development and instructor's skills for smart education
University-wide smart systems for teaching, learning, research, collaboration,
communication, management, security
Smart blended, distance, online and open education
Partnerships, national and international projects on smart education
Standards and policies in smart education
Economics of smart education

2. Smart e-Learning (SmL Track)

Smart e-learning: concepts, strategies and approaches
Smart e-learning teaching strategies
Massive Open Online Courses (MOOC)
Small Personal Online Courses (SPOC)
Assessment and testing in smart e-learning
Serious games-based smart e-learning
Courseware design and development for smart e-learning
Smart e-learning environments
Hardware and software systems, portals and platforms for smart e-learning
Smart e-learning pedagogy
Smart e-learner modeling
Smart e-learning management, analytics, and quality assurance
Faculty development and instructor's skills for smart e-learning
Best practices and case studies on smart e-learning
Benefits and effectiveness of smart e-learning
Partnerships, national and international projects on smart e-learning
Standards and policies in smart e-learning
Social, cultural, and ethical dimensions and challenges of smart e-learning
Economics of smart e-learning

3. Smart Technology Applications in Education and e-Learning (SmT Track)

Smart technology enhanced teaching and learning
Internet-of-Things (IoT) in smart learning environments
Smart phones and smart devices in education
Smart technologies and systems for education and e-learning
Educational applications of smart technology and smart systems
Smart technology-based educational software and hardware systems
Mobility, security, access and control in smart learning environments
Smart gamification (fusion of smart technology and serious games)
Smart multimedia (fusion of smart technology and rich multimedia technology)
Smart mobility (fusion of smart technology and mobile technology)

4. "From Smart Education to Smart Society" Continuum (SmS Track)

Smart school
Applications of smart toys in education
Smart management and administration
Smart campus and smart university
Economics of smart universities
Smart house
Smart healthcare
Smart wealth
Smart cities
Smart society

Invited Sessions

An invited session consists of a presentation session of 6 to 12 or more papers on a specific conference topic, organised as half or full day mini-conference. We invite senior scientists who have a special interest in a specific conference topic to take responsibility for an invited session, gathering papers from a range of research expertise around the world. If you would like to submit a proposal for an Invited Session, please contact:

Dates and Deadlines

Submission Deadline: 18 January 2016
Notification of acceptance: 15 February 2016
Upload Final Publication Files: 7 March 2016

Conference Awards

SEEL-16 is pleased to make a number of awards for contributions showing outstanding merit and deserving recognition.

-Best Conference Paper award
-Best Graduate/Ph.D. Student award
-Best Software and/or Hardware System award


Prof. Vladimir Uskov, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Computer Science and Information Systems
Co-Director, InterLabs Research Institute
Bradley University, U.S.A.

Prof. Robert Howlett, Ph.D.
KES International and University of Bournemouth, UK

Prof. Jerzy Rutkowski
Silesean University of Technology, Poland

Prof. Danguole Rutkauskeine, Ph.D.
Kaunas University of Technology, Lithuania

Prof. Marina Lapyonok, Ed.D.
Ural State Pedagogical University, Russia

Prof. Wernhuar Tarng, Ph.D.
National Hsinchu University of Education, Taiwan

Prof. Yoshimi Teshigawara, Ph.D.
Tokyo Denki University, Japan

Prof. Demetrios Sampson, Ph.D.
Curtin University, Australia


KES International
InterLabs Research Institute, Bradley University (USA)
Institut Superieur de l'Electronique et du Numerique ISEN-Brest (FRANCE)
Silesian University of Technology (POLAND)
Multimedia Apps D&R Center, University of Craiova (ROMANIA)


The venue will be the Hotel Botanico & The Oriental Spa Garden, Puerto de la Cruz, Tenerife. Puerto de la Cruz is a city and municipality in the northern part of the island of Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain. There is plenty to see and do in this beautiful city so it is the perfect place to mix business and pleasure!

We also have negotiated rates at the Hotel Botanico for our delegates here:

Further Information

Please note that the above deadlines are provisional and subject to change.
For further information on all the above, please visit the conference website at the top of the page.
For general enquiries about the conference, please contact:
For registration enquiries, please contact:

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