SLERD 2021

6th conference on Smart Learning Ecosystems and Regional Development

24-25 June — blended

SLERD 2021 is organized by University Politehnica of Bucharest in collaboration with ASLERD.


SLERD 2021 is proud to invite colleagues – researchers and practitioners – from all over the world to share the efforts concerning the development of smart learning ecosystems and, contributions on how to build together a brilliant post pandemic future, where smart learning ecosystems and smart education will be even more central in the education of future citizens, and in the promotion of social innovation and territorial development.

Please Note: The intention of the organizing committee is to hold SLERD 2021 as a blended conference with the possibility to alternatively attend it physically or virtually.
If the pandemic is not attenuated, as expected by June 2021, SLERD will take place in a fully blown virtual conference format such as the previous 2020 SLERD.

Topics of interests

Topics of interests can be grouped under three big themes: places for smart educationpeople in place centered design for smart educationsupportive learning technologies and tools for smart education.

Important Dates

  • Paper submission:  15th March 2021, 23:59 GMT
  • Notification of acceptance: 30th April 2021
  • Camera-ready submission: 15th May 2021


Proceedings, as for previous editions, will be published by Springer in the Series Smart Innovation, Systems and Technologies that will be indexed by SCOPUS, EI-Compendex and Springerlink.
Extended version of selected papers will be also included in a special issue of IxD&A Journal (ISSN 1826-9745, e-ISSN 2283-2998) that is indexed by SCOPUS and Emerging Sources of Web of Science

SLERD welcomes short (max. 8 pages) and long contributions (max. 12 pages).

Papers should be written according to the Spinger Instruction for Authors of the  series Smart Innovation, Systems and Technologies:

Link to the paper submission page on easy chair: