The 25th ICDE World Conference will be hosted by Tianjin Open University, China, on 16-18 October 2013. The abstract submission deadline was extended to April 30, 2013.
The World Conference attracts delegates from around the globe representing the research community, teaching staff, management of educational institutions, the public sector, and both training companies and suppliers from the private sector.The ICDE World Conference on Open and Distance Education is widely recognized as the leading world event in open and distance education and offers a forum for the presentation of cutting edge developments, network building, and professional development.
Over the past 75 years since the establishment of International Council for Open and Distance Education (ICDE), international open and distance education has been making tremendous achievements with the concept of life-long learning, economic globalization, and advancement of educational technology. However, open and distance education is now facing with new opportunities and great challenges.