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HKAECT 2023 International Conference

Critical Reflections on ICT and Education

on 15-17 June 2023, a Hybrid Conference
at Ingenium, Main Library, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

>>> HKAECT2023 Website <<<    

Post-Conference Book Full Paper Submissions
(For Conference presentation and joining post-conference book publication):
15 December 2022 --> 31 March 2023 (Extended)

Presentation Abstract Submission
(Only joining Conference presentation, not joining post-conference book publication):
1 February 2023 --> 31 March 2023 (Extended)


Journal of Communication & Education (JCE)

Call for Papers:
Special Guest Issue on Engaged Learning and Innovative Teaching in Higher Education

Abstract submission: 1 March 2023
Full paper submission (Submit after receipt of abstract acceptance notification): 1 July 2023

>>> Link <<<    


HKAECT 2022 International Conference

Innovation and Transformation:
The Post-pandemic Landscape of Education and Beyond

16-18 June 2022
Live Online & at Ingenium, Main Library, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

>>> HKAECT2022 Website <<<    

Full Paper Submission
(For Conference presentation and joining Springer Yearbook publication):
18 December 2021
Educational Communications and Technology Yearbook [Link]

Conference Presentation Abstract
(Only joining Conference presentation, not joining Springer Yearbook publication):
1 February 2022


HKAECT 2021 Annual General Meeting

11 December 2021, 11:30 - 1:30 p.m., Central

Newly Elected Exco for 2022 and 2023:
President: Anna Tso;
Vice-President: Wendy Chan;
Secretary: Agnes Lam;
Treasurer: Steven Ng;
Public Relation Officer: Cat Cheng




HKAECT 2021 International Conference

A New Paradigm for Digital Communication and Learning: Changes and Challenges

24-26 June 2021, at The University of Hong Kong

HKAECT 2021 International Conference

Conference Day: Programme, Conference Booklet and Conference Meeting Links of Zoom
have been sent to all authors, presenters and participants by email. 

Full Paper Submission: Accepted presentations are invited to submit full papers, by 15 July 2021. 


HKAECT 2020 Annual General Meeting cum
Webinar, "Academic Publication: Tips from a Professional Publisher"

Registration [Click] (Free of charge, all are welcome)

Date: 5 December 2020 (Saturday) | Time: 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. | Venue: Online via Zoom


Webinar, "Academic Publication - Tips from a Professional Publisher"
(1:00-1:45 p.m.)

Speaker: Ms Alex Westcott Campbell

Bio: Alex Westcott Campbell is a Senior Publishing Editor at Springer, based in Singapore. She handles books acquisitions across the humanities and social sciences, focusing on Southeast and East Asia. 

Webinar Outline: The session will present an overview of Springer’s humanities and social sciences publishing programme, as well as Springer Nature publishing platforms. Alex will run through the publishing process at Springer, outlining key considerations in putting together and submitting a book proposal. 

Springer Nature is a world leading research, educational and professional publisher, providing quality content to scholarly communities across disciplines from science, technology and medicine to the humanities and social sciences. Every day, around the globe, Springer Nature imprints, books, journals and resources reach millions of people – helping researchers, students, teachers and professionals to discover, learn and achieve more. As the largest academic book publisher in the world, Springer Nature is a leader in Open Access publishing. The press publishes 13,000 new books each year, with more than 300,000 books available to readers on Springer Nature’s digital content platforms.

HKAECT 2020 Annual General Meeting 
(1:45 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.)

1. To approve 2019 AGM Minutes
2. Annual financial report
3. Annual work report
4. Progress report of HKAECT 2021 International Conference 
5. A.O.B.


HKAECT 2020 International Research Webinar:

"Emerging Technologies, Global Pedagogies and Literacies"

Date: July 18 (Sat) 10am to 12:30pm (HKT)


  • Prof Brad Hokanson, College of Design, University of Minnesota, USA (former AECT President 2016, Interim AECT President 2020, HKAECT-AECT 2017 keynote speaker)
  • Prof Sue Chu,College of Design, University of Minnesota, USA
  • Prof Louis Leung and Dr Connie Yuen, Applied Data Science, Hong Kong Shue Yan University, HKSAR
  • Dr Helena Sit, School of Education, The University of Newcastle, Australia

All are welcome ! (FREE of charge)

>>> >>> HKAECT 2020 Webinar


Cancellation of HKAECT 2020 International Conference

It is with the deepest regret that the HKAECT Conference 2020 scheduled on 17-19 June 2020 has been cancelled due to the inescapable state of affairs in Hong Kong. On behalf of the Hong Kong Association for Educational Communications and Technology (HKAECT), we sincerely apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

Call for Paper: "Learning Environment and Design: Current and Future"
An independent volume of HKAECT Edited Book Series

Nevertheless, we would like to go on with the independent edited volume 2020 of HKAECT's Springer Book Series. With the original Conference 2019 main theme of "Learning Environment and Design: Current and Future", HKAECT will continue to call for full paper submissions for the edited volume, till 1 April 2020. The page length is extended to 20 pages (8-20 pages).

Easychair Full Paper Submission (8-20 pages)
Deadline: 1 April 2020

Once again, we are deeply sorry for the conference cancellation which was not anticipated. Thank you very much for your endurance and understanding.

Yours sincerely,
HKAECT Conference 2020

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19 June 2019 HKAECT 2019 International Conference

17-19 June 2019, at Chu Hai College of Higher Education, Hong Kong, China


HKAECT 2019 was successfully organized at Chu Hai College of Higher Education.
Thank you for all who came to meet, to discuss, to report, to share, and to provide insights!
See you all next year.


[Goto HKAECT2019]


HKAECT 2019 International Conference

17-19 June 2019, at Chu Hai College of Higher Education, Hong Kong, China

Full Paper Deadline: 1 November 2018 (Closed)
Presentation Abstract Deadline: 15th January 2019 (Closed)

All notifications have been sent out (17 Feb 2019).

[Goto HKAECT2019] | [Download Call for Paper]

23.2.2019 New Year Member Gathering

23.2.2019 Member Gathering |

23.2.2019 Member Gathering |

23.2.2019 Member Gathering

"New Media for Educational Change: Effect on Learning and Reflection on Practice"

25-27 July 2018, at Hong Kong Baptist University, Hong Kong, China

[Goto HKAECT2018]



Poster HKAECT 2018

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HKAECT-AECT 2017 Summer International Research Symposium

"New Ecology for Education:  Communication X Learning"

15-17 June 2017, at the University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong




[Symposium Website]

8-10.12.2014 at HKU
HKAECT 2014 International Conference
"Communication and Education:
New Media, Knowledge Practices and Multiliteracies"
HKAECT 2014   HKAECT 2014

HKAECT 2014 Program
HKAECT 2014 Program (Online)


[HKAECT 2018 Archive]


(Last updated: 2021-12-12 )