Final Event

Download the definitive programme of the final event of CROSS-FIELD

The PhD Workshop “Perspective on the future of learning” is organized by CROSS-FIELD doctoral program for PhD candidates internationally. Its aim is to attract outstanding junior researchers working on the issue of how ICT can support an enhance learning in formal and informal contexts. All accepted participants will be able to present their research: globally renowned scholars will contribute to the discussion, providing PhD candidates with invaluable insights, perspectives, and recent developments on the topic.

Confirmed speakers include:

The event will provide:

  • Keynotes
  • PhD presentations, where PhD candidates will present their research and receive structured feedback
  • Panel discussions, with keynote speakers about the future of ICT supported learning, especially in developing and emerging countries.

Call for participation

Interested PhD candidates can apply by sending: a CV, a motivation letter and an abstract of their PhD project (with a maximum length of one page). No fee is charged but participants have to cover travel and accommodation costs.

A few scholarships are made available, to cover accommodation costs and part of travel costs.

Applications must be sent to dr. Silvia De Ascaniis, executive director of CROSS-FIELD:

Time schedule

Scholarship applications close: June 15th 2015
All applications close: July 15h 2015
Acceptance: July 31th 2015
Registration: August 1st – August 15th 2015
Workshop: September 17th – 18th 2015


Lorenzo Cantoni, USI

Dieter Euler, UniSG

Pierre Dillenbourgh, EPFL

Silvia De Ascaniis, USI

Emanuele Mele, USI