Call for Submissions - LAP24

The first ever Learning Analytics in Practice event will take place online from June 18-20, 2024 (depending on where in the world you are located (specific start and end times will be posted as schedules are made). Kick-off is tentatively scheduled for June 19, 2024 at 8:00 AM AEST (Sydney).  


The Society for Learning Analytics Research is excited to host this important event for Learning Analytics Community members that are focused on implementation, policy, technology innovations, professional development and other practical solutions of Learning Analytics around the world. 


Please review the following form to submit to LAP24. Our aim is to make this submission process simple and flexible, meaning that we want to hear from you if the type of presentation you envision is not explicitly listed in this form. We look forward to hearing all about the practical implementations, innovative techniques and strategies that community members around the globe are practicing every day within their different contexts.


Information you'll need for the form:

  • Contact Information for submitter 
  • Organization of submitter
  • Type of Presentation (explained below)
  • Title of Presentation
  • Abstract (up to 150 words)
  • Who is the target audience for your presentation?
  • Keywords (up to 10)
  • Expected Learning Outcomes
  • Full Presentation Description (up to 750 words)
  • Other co-presenters names & affiliations
  • Time zone in which you'd like to present


More information regarding Type of Presentation:

We are also open to ideas from the community, if you have a particular type of session that you envision, please feel free to select "other" and explain the type and style. 

  • 60-minute Panel
    • This should provide 3-5 panelists plus a moderator on a specific topic relevant to Learning Analyics in Practice
    • For example, you may see a panel from a featured SoLAR institutional member with panelists who are stakeholders at different levels or areas of their institution and how they implemented certain strategies to implement Learning Analytics. 
  • Regional Session
    • This session is meant to feature different regions together or separately. The aim is to learn about Learning Analytics challenges within different contexts 
      • How does LA differ in your country/region?
      • How do you overcome the obstacles based on your context?
  • Institutional Member Feature (For 2024 SoLAR Institutional Members Only)
  • LAP Showcase / Demo (20 minutes)
  • Lightning Talk (10 minutes)
    • These would be very short talks about an idea or innovative project. The aim could be to look for collaborators in a certain area of expertise or to brainstorm with the group. Presenters are encouraged to have a "call to action" to further discussions after their short discussion. 
    • Lightning talks are not required to fill out the 'Full Presentation Description'
  • LAP Challenges
    • List practical questions and problems and ask for solutions and ideas
    • 5 minutes for elaborating the problem and 10 minutes for discussion
  • Industry Roundtable
    • Featured industry partners on past or current projects with LA / Join other collaborators / How can industry partner with SoLAR community members
  • Other:
    • Tell us your ideas, this form is meant to be agile. 



If you have questions, please reach out to us at More information regarding speakers and networking opportunities will be posted as we get closer to the event. 

Submission Deadline: April 17, 2024 11:59 PM AOE