IMCL2016 17-19 October 2016, San Diego, CA, USA

IMCL2016 17-19 October 2016, San Diego, CA, USA

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The goal of this special session is to provide an excellent opportunity for faculty, scholars, graduate / Ph.D. students, administrators, and practitioners to learn and discuss innovative ideas, findings and outcomes of research projects, concepts, strategies, specific technologies, software, hardware, and best practices in the areas of smart learning and smart education.

Main Topics

Main topics of this special session include but are not limited to:

  • smart learning and smart education: case studies, best practices and research projects;
  • smart learning and smart education: conceptual framework, “smartness” levels and features;
  • software and hardware systems for smart university and smart classroom;
  • smart classroom: components, software, hardware, learning activities, cost-benefit analysis;
  • educational applications of smart technologies;
  • smart faculty: instructor's skills for smart education and faculty development;
  • from traditional learning to smart learning: SWOT analysis.

Submission of Papers

  • Authors are invited to submit their papers in English language through the conference submission system. Additionally, PDF version of submitted paper(s) should be emailed directly to special session chair at
  • All submissions must be original and should not have been published previously.
  • All papers will be peer-reviewed special session Program Committee and judged with respect to their quality, originality, and relevance.
  • For further details on paper size, template, preparation and submission rules, please visit


All accepted and presented at this special session papers will appear in the conference proceedings (if they have been uploaded before the deadlines). The conference proceedings will be submitted to IEEE Xplore® which ensures a wide dissemination of your valuable work. Once accepted and published (which is usually true for IMCL conference), other indexing services evaluate conferences and independently determine what they will index.

Important Dates

20 Jul 2016submission of complete paper(s) through the conference submission system and a copy of paper (in PDF) to special session chair
20 Aug 2016Notification of acceptance
12 Sep 2016Author registration deadline
12 Sep 2016Camera-ready due
17 Oct 2016Conference Opening

Special Session Chair

Dr. Vladimir Uskov, Professor of Computer Science and Information Systems and Director of the InterLabs Research Institute, Bradley University, Peoria, IL, USA, Email:

Contact Information

IMCL2016 conference website:
Special session chair:

Important Dates

20 May 2016Special Session proposals
23 May 2016Notification of acceptance/announcement of Special Sessions proposals
10 Jun 2016Submission of structured abstracts for the main conference
20 Jun 2016Notification of acceptance for abstracts for the main conference
20 Jul 2016Submission of complete papers for Main Conference, Doctoral Consortium, Competition, Special Sessions
20 Aug 2016Notification of acceptance for all submission types
12 Sep 2016Camera-ready due, early bird registration deadline, author registration
17 Oct 2016Conference Opening


Mudasser F. Wyne, Conference Chair
Michael E. Auer, Steering Committee Chair

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