Committee activities

The work of the committee is coordinated by the Co-Chairs and we meet together online to review progress and make plans.

  • Next: Meeting 6: Final preparations for the conference
    12.30 (BST),  15 August 2018
    Link to join the meeting (coming soon)
    The Committee will come together for the last time and make final preparations for the conference.

    Committee activities

    Guest posts

    Committee Members are invited to write guest posts for publication on the conference platform, sharing their perspective on the event, looking back at past years or sharing advice and guidance for new authors and participants. Please send your post to .

    Promoting the conference

    Help us spread the word about the conference and upcoming deadlines, keynote speakers and the social programme. Use #altc on social media, use the conference flyer (let us know if you’d like print copies) and link to .

    Plan local activities

    If you are based in or near Manchester, we are looking for you to share your ideas and tips to help us plan a truly inclusive, enjoyable and varied social programme around the conference. We are looking for ideas for great places to meet up, where to stay, eat or what to discover that’s of interest to Learning Technologists. Share your ideas #altc, email them or come along to the virtual meetings.

    Chairing sessions

    Conference Committee Members volunteer to chair all sessions during the event. We’ll be publishing details of how to volunteer together with guidance in due course.

    Past meetings and archived information

    Virtual meetings

    • Meeting 1: Academic programme
      12.30 (BST),
      Thursday, 29 March 2018
      Chair: Sheila MacNeill
      This meeting will focus on the academic programme, the process of reviewing proposals and providing feedback to authors. Committee Members will review interactive workshop proposals, research papers (with route to journal publication), proposals from first time authors, proposals from FE/Vocational/Adult Education and proposals for short presentations/lightning talks/posters.
    • Meeting 2: Partnerships, community outreach and sponsorship
      12.30 (BST), 24 April 2018
      This time we’ll be discussing reaching out across sectors to build partnerships, find strategic sponsors and involve the community in Manchester and beyond in the event. EXTRA: Drop-in session for peer-review support Following the meeting (from 1pm BST) we will be running a support session for peer-review. Everyone welcome.
    • Meeting 3: Registration and promotion12.30 (BST),  23 May 2018Link to join the meetingThe Committee will share ideas to promote the conference as registration opens, discuss how to best promote it via different networks and how to reach out across sectors.
    • Meeting 4: Programme and social activities12.30 (BST),  21 June 2018Link to join the meetingThis time we will be focused on the programme and social activities for the conference, run up and preparation as well as activities for Committee Members.
    • Meeting 5: Session chair sign up and social activities
      11/07/18 12:30Link to join the meeting