International Conference “The Future of Education”

Extended Deadline for Abstracts’ Submission

Dear Sir / Madame,

We would like to inform you that due to the high interest in the conference we have postponed the deadline for the presentation of the abstracts for the third edition of the International Conference “The Future of Education” which will take place in Florence (Italy), on 13 – 14 June 2013.

The objective of the conference is to promote the sharing of good practice and transnational cooperation in the field of innovation for Education. The conference is also an excellent opportunity for the presentation of previous and current projects in the educational field.

The Call for Papers is addressed to teachers and experts as well as to coordinators of educational projects and initiatives.

We would like to encourage you to submit an abstract of a paper to present during the conference. The abstract should be written in English (200 - 500 words) and sent via e-mail to foe@pixel-online.net no later than 11 February 2013. In order to prepare the abstract, we kindly invite you to use the template downloadable from the following link:

http://www.pixel-online.net/foe2013/common/download/Template_abstract.doc.

Important dates

- 11 February 2013: Notification of Acceptance / Rejection of abstracts submitted before 21 JAN 2013

- 11 February 2013: Extended Deadline for submitting abstracts

- 25 February 2013 Notification of Acceptance / Rejection of abstracts submitted after 21 JAN 2013

- 25 March 2013: Deadline for final submission of papers

- 25 March 2013: Deadline for speakers’ registration

- 13-14 June 2013: Dates of conference

At The Future of Education Conference there will be three presentation modalities: Oral and Poster presentations (in-person) and Virtual (for those who cannot attend in person)

An ISBN publication will be produced with all the papers of the articles that will be presented during the conference.

The conference also offers the opportunity to participate as an exhibitor or sponsor. For further information about the exhibiting/sponsorship please check http://www.pixel-online.net/foe2013/sponsors.php or contact us at: foe@pixel-online.net .

Furthermore, the Conference is included in the European Lifelong Learning Programme Grundtvig/Comenius database at the following link:

- http://ec.europa.eu/education/trainingdatabase/index.cfm?fuseaction=DisplayCourse&cid=33999

- http://ec.europa.eu/education/trainingdatabase/index.cfm?fuseaction=DisplayCourse&cid=33972

Therefore those who wish to participate can apply for a training grant to cover both the registration fee, accommodation and subsistence costs. In order to apply for the Grant, you will have to contact your National Agency; please see http://ec.europa.eu/education/lifelong-learning-programme/national_en.htm.

Please notice that National Agencies will probably send a feedback concerning grant requests after the deadline for registering as a speaker (i.e. 25 March 2013).Therefore, those who wish to attend the conference as speaker will have to pay the registration fee by the stated deadline.

Pixel declines any responsibility in the case an applicant will not be considered eligible for Grundtvig/Comenius grant.

If possible, we kindly ask you to spread the information through your network and/or publish the news on your web site.

For further information about the third edition of The Future of Education International Conference, please contact us at the following address: foe@pixel-online.net or visit the conference website: http://www.pixel-online.net/foe2013

We look forward to welcoming you to Florence in June 2013.

Kind regards,

Michele De Cesaris

Junior Conference Manager

foe@pixel-online.net