Computers and Learning Research Group conference

Wednesday, June 14, 2017 - 09:30 to Friday, June 16, 2017 - 16:00

Jennie Lee Building,
The Open University,
Milton Keynes,

Just a reminder that the 38th Annual CALRG Conference will be held THIS WEEK on the 14th-16th June 2017 in the Open University’s Jennie Lee Building in Meeting Room 1, ground floor.


CALRG’s annual conference provides a forum for CALRG members, including staff and research students at the Open University, to present and discuss their research and projects.


The conference programme for Weds 14th and Thurs 15th June can be downloaded from here. The programme for the FLAN day – Friday 16th June – is available here.


All paper abstracts for the three days can be found on this Cloudworks site.


*NEW* Alternatively, a full conference programme including the keynotes, all abstracts and conference schedule for the whole three days can also be downloaded as a PDF.


For those attending on Weds 14th June, please note that one of the people attending the event has a severe long-standing respiratory condition that means they can be vulnerable to environmental triggers. To ensure their safety it would be appreciated if you could avoid using perfumes and aftershaves on this day. We apologies for any inconvenience this may cause.


As a reminder, the keynotes are as follows; abstracts and biographies for all keynotes can be downloaded here.


  • Weds 14th June (updated title):

Siân Bayne, University of Edinburgh: The death of a network: Yik Yak and the value of anonymous social media in universities (10.10-11.10hrs)


  • Thursday 15th June:

-          Jennifer Preece, University of Maryland: Biodiversity Citizen Science:  New Research Challenges for Human Computer Interaction (HCI) (10.00-11.00hrs)

-          Ben Shneiderman, University of Maryland : The New ABCs of Research: Achieving Breakthrough Collaborations (13.30-14.30hrs)


  • Friday 16th June:

Rupert Wegerif, University of Cambridge (Discussant)


All details can be found on the CALRG2017 conference page. If you are able to print off the attached poster and display around your department, please do so. Anyone who would like to attend can still do so, although only registered participants are eligible for the free lunch.