Call: 13th International Conference on E-Learning in the Workplace – ICELW 2020

Call for Proposals

ICELW 2020 – The 13th International Conference on E-Learning in the Workplace
June 10-12, 2020
Columbia University
New York, NY, USA

Submission deadline: December 16, 2019

ICELW brings together researchers and practitioners from around the world to discuss a broad spectrum of topics relating to e-learning in the workplace and the use of technology to improve job performance. Our aim is to present the most relevant and promising ideas in research and practice, then build on them to bring about excellence and innovation in workplace e-learning.

All accepted ICELW papers are eligible for potential journal publication in the International Journal of Advanced Corporate Learning (iJAC). iJAC publishes a special ICELW-themed issue each year.


ICELW looks for proposals in a variety of engaging formats, with a strong focus on demonstrations, case studies, panel discussions, and debates, as well as traditional presentations. Innovative and nontraditional suggestions are very welcome!

ICELW is seeking proposals covering a wide range of topics relating to e-learning in the workplace, including, but not limited to:

  • Online training methodologies (simulations, case-based learning, and more)
  • Uses of games, virtual reality (VR), and augmented reality (AR) for learning and performance
  • Adaptive learning techniques
  • Uses of artificial intelligence techniques for education
  • Learning analytics
  • Performance support systems
  • Just-in-time learning
  • Mobile learning, including the use of iPads, smartphones, and other mobile devices
  • Collaborative and social learning
  • E-learning design
  • E-learning usability studies
  • Success stories and case studies
  • E-learning experiences in large and small organizations
  • Knowledge management
  • MOOCs and their uses in professional and career development
  • Strategies for implementing e-learning within an organization
  • Authoring tools and Learning Content Management Systems (LCMSs)
  • E-learning evaluation
  • Studies of e-learning in practice
  • E-learning project management
  • Communities of practice
  • Other pertinent topics from the ICELW community


If you have a background or an interest in workplace e-learning, then we invite you to join the ICELW community. We’re seeking presenters and participants with a variety of viewpoints, a depth of experience, and a passion for e-learning excellence. So whether you’re a researcher or an educator…an e-learning consultant or specialist…or a corporate trainer, manager, or director…ICELW welcomes your perspective and participation.


December 16, 2019

To submit a proposal, please complete the form on our submissions page.

January 15, 2020

SIGNED PRESENTER FORMS DUE (accepted presenters only):
February 10, 2020

Please complete and sign the ICELW 2020 presenter form and send it to, or fax it to us at +1 212-679-2738.

PAPERS DUE (only for those presenters with accepted proposals who wish to submit a paper):
March 15, 2020

Papers should be between 2500 and 5000 words, with files no larger than 100 MB. All papers should be created using the ICELW 2020 Microsoft Word template and submitted to

Please note: papers are not required, but those papers which are submitted will be reviewed and published in the official Conference Proceedings. The Proceedings will have an ISBN number and will be distributed on USB to all attendees, included in conference registration. All published papers will be submitted for indexing in Scopus, Google Scholar and other systems. A version of the Proceedings in printed-book form, with its own ISBN number, will also be made available for ordering for an additional fee.

PRESENTATION SLIDES DUE (only for those presenters who would like their slides included in the conference proceedings):
May 15, 2020

Presentation slides should be in .ppt or .pdf format, with files no larger than 50 MB. Files should be sent to

June 10th, 11th, and 12th, 2020


Conference Chair: David Guralnick, Kaleidoscope Learning, New York, NY, USA

Executive Committee:

Mohammed Ali Akour, A’Sharqiyah University, Ibra, Oman
Carme Anguera Iglesias, Open University of Catalonia, Barcelona, Spain
Michael E. Auer, Carinthia Tech Institute, Villach, Austria
John Black, Teachers College, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
Patrick Blum, Inside Business Group, Aachen, Germany
Hal Christensen, QuickCompetence, New York, NY, USA
Gary J. Dickelman, EPSSCentral, Annandale, VA, USA
Marga Franco i Casamitjana, Open University of Catalonia, Barcelona, Spain
Christine Levy, Kaleidoscope Learning, Chicago, Illinois, USA
Anders Morch, InterMedia, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway
Andreas Pester, Carinthia Tech Institute, Villach, Austria
Sabine Seufert, swiss centre for innovations in learning (scil), Universität St.Gallen (HSG), St. Gallen, Switzerland

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