About the Symposium

The Third Symposium on Open and Innovative Education, organised by the Open University of China (OUC) and the Open University of Hong Kong (OUHK), and hosted by the Hunan division of the OUC (Hunan Radio & TV University (HRTU)), will be held in October 2019.

Dates:21 – 23 October, 2019 (3 days)
Venue:Hunan Radio & TV University
Participants:   Academics and experts from China and other countries

The Symposium aims to bring together scholars in relevant fields around the globe for addressing prominent issues, exchanging research ideas, and exploring collaboration. It features keynotes delivered by renowned scholars to present the latest developments of open education, technology-enhanced learning and innovative ways to deliver education. Relevant researchers also share their research findings and innovative practices.

Registration for participation is free and open to all, and registration will be on a first come first served basis subject to seat availability.

Submissions could be one of the following two types:

1. An abstract around 300 words ( guidelines)
2. Full paper (3–18 pages) (guidelines)

Please follow the guidelines for the preparation for submission.

Submissions should be in English. All submissions will be reviewed for relevance, originality, clarity, soundness, and significance by at least two reviewers. Each accepted submission will be allocated a timeslot for oral presentation if at least one of the authors completes the registration and attends the Symposium as scheduled.

Registration for the Symposium is free. However, participants should pay for their own expenses (e.g. air-tickets and hotel accommodation) for attending the Symposium. Please click here to submit your abstract / paper for presentation.

Keynote Speakers

Melinda Bandalaria

Şafak Ertan Çomakli

Kam Cheong Li

Programme

Programme in PDF format

21 Oct 2019 (Mon)
Whole day
Registration
15:00 – 17:00
Preparation meeting
17:30 – 18:30
Dinner (Invited guests)
22 Oct 2019 (Tue)
09:00 – 09:20

Opening ceremony

Welcoming speeches by representatives of:

The Open University of China
The Open University of Hong Kong
Hunan Radio & TV University
Hunan Provincial Department of Education

09:20 – 09:50

Keynote Session

Speaker

Melinda Bandalaria
President, Asian Association of Open Universities; Chancellor, University of the Philippines Open University

09:50 – 10:20

Keynote session

Speaker

Kam Cheong Li
Director of Research, Open University of Hong Kong

10:20 – 11:00
Refreshments break and photo taking
11:00 – 11:30

Keynote Session

Speaker

Şafak Ertan Çomakli
Rector, Anadolu University

11:30 – 12:00

Keynote session:

Speaker

(To be confirmed)
The Open University of China

12:30 – 13:30
Lunch
13:30 – 14:00

Keynote Session

Speaker

(To be confirmed)
Hunan Radio & TV University, China

14:00 – 14:30

Keynote session:

Speaker

(To be confirmed)
Sichuan Radio & TV University, China

14:30 – 15:00
Refreshments break
15:00 – 17:30
Parallel Presentation Sessions
17:40 – 18:00

Closing ceremony

Speeches Representatives of:

Hunan Radio & TV University, China, and
Sichuan Radio & TV University, China

18:00 – 19:00
Dinner

The information given above is subject to change without prior notice.

Venue

Hunan Radio & TV University
168 Qingyuan Road / Section 1 Furong South Road
Changsha, Hunan China

Enquiries

Symposium on Open and Innovative Education Secretariat

soie@ouhk.edu.hk
(+852) 27686786

Organisers

Host

This symposium is organised by the Open University of China and the Open University of Hong Kong, and hosted by the Hunan division of the OUC (Hunan Radio & TV University).