Committee activities

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

Virtual meetings

  • Meeting 1: Academic programme
    12.30 (UK time), Thursday, 29 March 2018
    Chair: Sheila MacNeill
    Link to join the meeting
    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 (UK time), late April 2018
    Link to join the meeting (coming soon)
    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.

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.