We have the pleasure to invite you to attend
the 12th International Scientific Conference
“Electronic Kazan on the Danube-2020:
Disruptive Technologies for Education, Teaching, Learning and Training”
to be held on October 5-7, 2020
in the city of Bratislava (Slovak Republic)
University of Economics in Bratislava (Slovak Republic)
The Institute of Social Sciences and Humanities (Kazan, Russian Federation)
Professor Štefan Kassay Foundation for Science and Education
with the participation of:
Plekhanov Russian Economic University (Moscow, Russian Federation) Higher School of Information Technologies and Intelligent Systems (ITIS) of Kazan (Volga region) Federal University (Russian Federation) Slovak Society for Economic Informatics (Slovak Republic) Information and Analytical Center "Lenin Hills" (Moscow, Russian Federation)
in cooperation with European Distance and E-Learning Network* (EDEN).
The conference will focus on new paradigms for the development of the information society, the experience of using e-learning and distance learning technologies in educational institutions of different levels, current problems and applied aspects of using IT in modern society, including issues of IT standardization, electronic educational resources design as well as information security issues.
Within the framework of the conference, it is planned to run a professional e-Forum (discussion platform) for e-learning specialists as well as a PhD Symposium for young scholars (postgraduates, doctoral students, PhD students and settled young scholars) "Digital Education for the Future". They will be given the opportunity to present their research related to the conference topics, used research methods and tools, current and expected results as well as to discuss them with the colleagues and submit them to the international expert panel.
A collection of conference abstracts will be published by the beginning of the conference.
Conference materials will be also published in special issues of “IT Applications” and “Ekonomika a Informatika” journals. The results of the most interesting research presented at the conference will be offered for publication in the “Open Education” journal** (https://openedu.rea.ru/jour) as well as recommended for publication in the indexed repositories.
The best articles accepted for the conference programme will be submitted to the European Journal of Open, Distance and e-Learning (EURODL) https://www.eurodl.org . Such articles should meet the requirements of originality, represent peculiar research and / or particular research results, case studies, theoretical and practical activities on the conference topics as well as research in the field of education and educational technologies. This kind of publications should make a significant contribution to the relevant field of knowledge.
All submissions will be digitally checked against plagiarism.
* European Distance and E-Learning Network - established in 1991, is an international educational association open to institutions and individuals dealing with e-learning, open education, and distance education.
** Journal «Open Education» in included in Russian «List of the leading peer-reviewed scientific journals and editions recommended for publishing the main results of candidate and doctoral theses».
September 5, 2020 – Deadline for registration and submission of materials on the conference website http://ek2020.e-kazan.info
September 25, 2020 – Deadline for registration without providing material on the conference website http://ek2020.e-kazan.info
October 5-7, 2020 – Conference Days, in particular:
June 1 – Registration, working meetings of organizing and programme committees
June 2 – e-Forum Opening, plenary session (onboard the ship Bratislava-Vienna-Bratislava), networking
June 2 – e-Forum sessions
June 2 – PhD Symposium
June 2 – Forum Closing, summarizing.
A cultural and sight-seeing program is planned for the participants during the conference.
Contacts of the organizing committee:
University of Economics in Bratislava (Slovak Republic)
The Faculty of Economic Informatics of University of Economics in Bratislava (Slovak Republic) and the Institute of Social Sciences and Humanities (city of Kazan, Russian Federation) together with the European Distance and E-Learning Network (EDEN) organize the 12th International Scientific Conference “Electronic Kazan on the Danube-2020” which will take place in Bratislava and on the Danube on October 5-7, 2020.
12 years ago, this annual conference was initiated in the ancient city of Kazan located in the Russian Federation on the Volga river. The city has a long tradition and it has been a centre of development and scientific progress since the times of the Russian Empire. Nowadays, it is a big modern city with a large number of universities, colleges, and research institutions.
Bratislava, the capital of the Slovak Republic, is located on both banks of the Danube river. Geopolitically, the city has a very convenient location: 60 km from Vienna, 150 km from Budapest, and 300 km from Prague.
“Electronic Kazan on the Danube-2020” will be focused on the current issues of digital learning, namely on the content, methods and IT developments for the needs of modern education, teaching/learning, and training in the Eurasian context. As an e-learning company/ organization, you will be able to present to about 150 participants either your latest services, technologies, and software or your values and projects as well as research results that enhance efficiency and enlarge the possibilities of open, distance and e-learning.
The conference organizing committee has the honour to address you with an offer to advertise your company/organization during the event. The conference will be a good opportunity not only to present the results of your activities but mainly to establish real international contacts. Your company/organization has a possibility to participate according to the chosen sponsorship package, e.g. to place your logo on the conference website, to put your advertisement on the cover or inside of the conference proceedings and/or present your advertising materials directly at the conference as well as in electronic form as an electronic supplement to the proceedings on a USB stick. You may wish to promote your business as a pre-conference activity or while the event (please see the Sponsorship Packages).
Being happy to disseminate information about your activities, we will be grateful for your sponsorship which will allow us to conduct the conference in the most effective way.
In case of your interest in our proposal, do not hesitate to contact us at
email@example.com and visit the conference website
https://e-kazan.info for more information.
Sponsorship Package E-Forum 2020
Please consider the following variants of sponsorship packages for the 12th International Scientific Conference “Electronic Kazan on the Danube-2020” to be held in Bratislava and onboard the ship on the Danube from 5 to 7 October 2020.
The programme includes:
October 5-7, 2020 – E-Forum «Disruptive Information Technologies in Education, Teaching, Learning and Training».
June 2, 2020 – Ph.D. Symposium «Digital Education for the Future» organized in partnership with the European Distance and E-Leaning Network (EDEN).
We expect about 150 participants from Russia and Europe.
Working languages: English and Russian.
Tiered sponsorship packages
With kind regards,