Call for Conference Papers (ICL & IGIP)

Call for Papers

24th International Conference on Interactive Collaborative Learning (ICL2021)

50th IGIP International Conference on Engineering Pedagogy

„Mobility for Smart Cities and Regional Development – Challenges for Higher Education”

TU Dresden und HTW, Dresden, Germany, 22-24 September 2021


Intelligent mobility is a key component of growth in modern cities and rural areas, when networking and automating traffic and transportation systems with high efficiency and great comfort.

This interdisciplinary conference aims to focus on the exchange of relevant trends and research results as well as the presentation of practical experiences in Interactive Collaborative Learning and Engineering Pedagogy.

Partner Event

2021 GEDC Industry Forum, organized by Petrus Communications and the Global Engineering Deans Council from 20-23 September 2021.

Important Deadlines & Presentation Formats

Although we hope that our colleagues and friends again can come in person to our conference, we plan the event as a hybrid one. So, everybody who can’t travel to Dresden will be able to take part in the conference online too, as presenter or participant.

26 Mar 2021 Submission of: (i) structured abstracts (for full (2 pages) and short papers (1 page)) for the main conference (ii) special session proposals
22 April 2021 Notification of acceptance for abstracts for the main conference.

Special Sessions notification and announcement

01 Jun 2021      Submission of complete papers for special sessions and the main conference, Work in Progress Papers, Workshop proposals
25 Jun 2021 Notification of acceptance
23 Jul 2021 Author registration deadline and Camera-ready due
22 Sep 2021 Conference  opening

Conference Proceedings

The conference proceedings will be published as ICL 2021 Proceedings in the Springer series “Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing”. Books of this series are indexed with ISI Proceedings, EI-Compendex, DBLP, SCOPUS, Google Scholar and SpringerLink.


Topics of interest include, but are not limited to:

  • Academia-Industry partnerships
  • Adaptive and intuitive environments
  • Collaborative learning
  • Computer aided language learning (CALL)
  • Educational virtual environments
  • Engineering education in individual transport sectors
  • Engineering education in public mobility transport
  • Engineering Pedagogy Education
  • Entrepreneurship in Engineering Education (EiEE)
  • Ethics and Engineering Education
  • Evaluation and outcomes assessment
  • Flipped classrooms
  • Games in Engineering Education (GinEE)
  • Impacts of globalization
  • Learning culture & diversity
  • Lifelong learning
  • Mobile learning applications
  • New learning models and applications
  • Pilot projects / products / applications
  • Platforms and authoring tools
  • Project based learning
  • Public policy in engineering education
  • Real world experiences
  • Remote and virtual laboratories
  • Research in Engineering Pedagogy
  • Semantic metadata for e-learning
  • Teaching best practices
  • Technical Teacher Training (TTT)
  • Virtual and Augmented learning (VAL)
  • Virtual mobility and platforms
  • Women in engineering careers


Technical Co-sponsors


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