This year's ECER welcomes four keynote speakers. Keynote lectures will take place on 11 and 12 September.

Lene Tanggaard Pedersen is professor at Aalborg University, Denmark and co-director (with Svend Brinkmann) of the Center for Qualitative Studies. She has held visiting positions at Berkeley and the University of Technology, Sydney. Her research focuses on the situational and contextual dimensions of creativity vis-à-vis real-life problems. Recent publications include: Stories about Creative Teaching and Productive Learning, European Journal of Teacher Education, 34 (2): 217-230 (both 2011).

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Hasan Şimşek is a professor of educational administration and leadership. He is currently the vice president and provost at Bahçeşehir University in Istanbul. He was invited to deliver keynote addresses at the JTET Conference (2008), the 18 th and 19th Educational Sciences Conferences (2009 and 2010; the largest educational event in Turkey), ENIRDELM Conference (2012).

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Riel Miller, PhD is one of the world’s leading strategic foresight designers and practitioners. His CV includes 13 years in total at the OECD in Paris (Directorates of Economics; Science and Technology; Education; Territorial Development; Development Centre; International Futures Programme). In June 2012, he took up the appointment as Head of Foresight for UNESCO in Paris.

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Morwenna Griffiths holds the Chair of Classroom Learning in the Moray House School of Education at Edinburgh University. She has taught in primary schools, and at the University of Isfahan, Iran, at Christ Church College HE in Canterbury, and at Oxford Brookes, Nottingham and Nottingham Trent Universities. Her books include Action for Social Justice in Education: Fairly Different, Maidenhead 2003.

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Important Dates

15.11.2012
Submission starts
01.02.2013
Submission ends
01.04.2013
Participant Registration starts
02.04.2013
Review results sent out
31.05.2013
Early Bird ends
01.07.2013
Presentation times announced
15.07.2013
Deadline for registration and payment
09.09.2013
Emerging Researchers' Conf.
10.09.2013
ECER Main Conference
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