Program 2017-06-13T00:02:15+00:00

Congress Program

Each year, the International Congress of Education and Learning attracts a diverse group of participants from around the world. Our program development team builds on this diversity to deliver a rich and distinctive experience, including plenary speakers, presentations, workshops, exhibitions and social events. The congress program groups presentations of similar themes to facilitate knowledge sharing and community building.

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Last update: June 12, 2017. 
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Plenary Speakers

Jacques Fijalkow

Prof. Jacques Fijalkow – Université de Toulouse (France)

Is it posible to efficiently teach reading and writing to all 5-to 7- year-old children?

Jacques Fijalkow is a researcher in Psychology specialized in reading and writing. He is mainly interested in emergent literacy, beginning reading and writing instruction, childrens literature and literacy education. He has always worked on an overview of the different ways to explain difficulties in reading and writing. His contributions focusses on the processes of reading and writing, the theory of cognitive clarity, invented spelling, and what teachers do to teach literacy, using qualitative research methods to the same extent as quantitative tools and working as much in research themes as in the schools. He is currently evaluating a Mexican program to promote reading for children in underprivileged areas. His major publications in this domain are Lire et raisonner (1982); Mauvais lecteurs, pourquoi (1986)?; Entrer dans l’écrit (1993); Sur la lecture (2000); L’apprentissage de la lecture (2010).

Ronald L. Jacobs, Ph.D.

Ronald L. Jacobs, Ph.D.  – University of Illinois (USA)

Understanding Knowledge Work: New Challenge for Schools and Organizations

Ronald L. Jacobs, Ph.D.  is professor of human resource development, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.  Ron has written over 100 journal articles and book chapters, and has authored or edited six books that address a range of topics in human resource and workforce development.  In 1994, Ron received the instructional technology research award from the American Society for Training and Development.  In 1995, the Academy of Human Resource Development honored Ron for his scholarly contributions to the human resource development field.  From 1998-2001, Ron served as editor of Human Resource Development Quarterly.  In 2013, Ron was inducted in the International Adult and Continuing Education (IACE) Hall of Fame for his scholarly contributions to workplace learning and performance.  Since 1980, Ron has been responsible for the graduate training of over 300 HRD professionals.  More than 30 of his Ph.D. graduates now teach HRD and HRM-related subjects in universities globally.  Ron has been an invited professor at numerous international universities, including the University of Utrecht, National Taiwan Normal University, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, and Huazhong University in Wuhan, China.  Ron has extensive consulting experience in global organizations and government agencies.  Ron’s work on structured on-the-job training (S-OJT) has influenced national policy makers in Singapore, South Korea, Saudi Arabia, and Malaysia.

Profesor Marco Marinacci

Prof. Marco Marinacci – Politecnico di Milano (Italy)

Hermeneutica dell’arte: immagini, valori, identità

Marco Marinacci, architect and art historian, who trained with Flavio Caroli, a scholar who was responsible for the epistemic route of introspective line of Western art, after having taught History of Modern and Contemporary Art at several universities, assumes the teacher’s chair at the Faculty of Architecture and the School of Design at the Politecnico di Milano. While continuing direction of the master’s research, Marinacci introduces a new development of the discipline through an extension of Gadamer’s hermeneutics theories to artistic field, by detecting a series of identity thresholds, and thanks to an interdisciplinary approach that has received wide consensus by academic world. At present he is appreciated essayist and writer, editor in chief of the innovative project Tempoearte in academic communication, and promoter of a permanent observatory on the art, Centro Studi Milano ‘900, of which he is also scientific director. He supports teaching and research activity also as curator, lecturer, and scientific advice to many national and international institutions active in the protection and enhancement of the artistic heritage.

José Morillo Velarde

Prof. José Morillo-Velarde – Universidad Carlos III (Spain)

El compromiso social de la Smart University

Degree in Philosophy and Letters, Hispanic Philology section by the Universidad de Córdoba and Master in Humanistic and Social Studies by the Universitat Abat Oliba CEU. He was Academic Assistant Director of the Fundación Universitaria San Pablo CEU and is currently Professor of Documentation at Universidad Carlos III in Madrid and academic head of the REDIB project. Previously he worked as a librarian at the Universidad de Córdoba and has directed for more than eighteen years those of the Fundación Universitaria San Pablo CEU. As a professor, before his current dedication to the Universidad Carlos III in Madrid, he has taught numerous undergraduate and postgraduate courses at CEU Universities and specialization and lectures at a number of Spanish and European universities. Author of numerous articles on the new profile of the librarian and his participation in the learning process, he directed the development of the MOOCs and the blended courses in the universities CEU. He is vice-president of the ADLUG (Automation and Digital Libraries Users Group) the longest one of the associations of librarians specialized in automation and Member of the Editorial Committee of Universia: the greater university cooperation network that groups to more than 1500 universities in 23 countries of Europe and Latin America.

Keynote Speaker - Prof. Daniela Bosetto

Prof. Daniela Bosetto – Adlerian School of Psychotherapy of CRIFU (Italy)

Adlerian educational orienteering model and informed decision.

Full professor at eCampus University (Novedrate-Italy), at today, is founded and Director of Adlerian School of Psychotherapy of CRIFU- UNITRE MILANO. After to work many years at the Catholic University of Sacred Heart of Brescia has developed methodologies for both educational and vocational counselling both about youth issues and to reintegration into the job market and the development of entrepreneurship. Psychologist and psychotherapist as also an author of many publications about Adler, the psychological education, emotional psychology and director of the editorial board with the publisher Giuffrè Editore (Milano), Armando Editore (Roma) and more.

Keynote Speaker - Dr Rafael Cabrera

Dr. Rafael L. Cabrera Collazo – Interamerican University of Puerto Rico (USA)

Culturas visuales en tiempos líquidos: sociabilidades alternas en clave videográfica

Ph.D. in History from the Interamerican University of Puerto Rico. Postdoctoral studies in the universities of Oxford, in England, and in Bologna, in Italy. Associate Vice-president for Academic Affairs and Full Professor at the Inter-American University of Puerto Rico. Cabrera is dedicated to working visual semiology and the effect of mass media in everyday life.

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Enrico Bocciolesi, PhD. – University eCampus, Ce.R.I.S.U.S (Italy)

Educación abierta y easy web. Patrones e insidias.

Invited Professor at the UNED of Spain (Madrid), a member of the International Research Group 125 – Professional development: teaching, educative and intercultural innovation and design of media at UNED. Professor and Pedagogical referee at the University of Guadalajara (Mexico), past Professor for the University of Extremadura (Spain) and a member of the Doctoral School in Reading competencies, have worked also at the International University of Andalucia (Spain) and at the Federal University of Grande Dourados (Brazil) in collaboration with the UNESCO Chair. International Book Doctor in Science and Scripture. Scientific Director of the International Community of Education and Learning. Professor of Education at the University eCampus (Italy), delegate of the Rector for Internationalization of the Faculty of Psychology, President and Director of IELIT-EduLiteracy Institute and CoDirector of the International Center for Research on Human and Social Sciences (Ce.R.I.S.U.S.) in CLACSO Network. He is a pioneer in the CHAEA in Italy and is part of the Scientific Committee for International and World Congresses. Speaker at World Learning Styles and international conferences in Mexico, Brazil, Colombia, Hong Kong, Peru, Canada, Spain and Italy Congress. Link :

Highlighted Events

Pre acreditación del congreso

Pre accreditation & cocktail

Day: Tuesday, June 13.
Time: 18:30 – 20:00.
Place: Patio (Main building).

Apertura del congreso

Congress opening

Day: Wednesday, June 14.
Time: 09:15 – 09:45.
Place: Theater building.

Show y cóctel

Show and cocktail

Day: Thursday, June 15.
Hour: 17:15 – 18:00.
Local: Theater building.

Pre acreditación del congreso

Closing of the congress

Day: Friday, June 16.
Hours: 17:25 – 17:55.
Place: Room 16 (Main building).

Accepted Proposals

Consult the list of proposals accepted according to the theme.
If you have an accepted proposal, make sure you register to be included in the program.

List of accepted proposals

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