Learning with MOOCS 2020

The 4th Industrial Revolution: Challenges and Opportunities

30 September – 02 October, 2020, Antigua Guatemala, Guatemala


Learning with MOOCS 2020

The 4th Industrial Revolution: Challenges and Opportunities

30 Sep – 02 Oct, 2020, Antigua Guatemala, Guatemala

The IEEE Education Society and the organizers of the 2020 Learning with MOOCS Conference (Galileo University) are working together to prepare a fantastic event in Antigua, Guatemala. We continue to closely monitor developments related to the COVID-19 outbreak. At this time, the conference timeline is proceeding forward with an expectation that authors will meet the extended abstract, draft paper, peer review, final paper, and registration deadlines. As the year progresses, the Society will make postponement or cancelation decisions if needed. We thank you for your participation and look forward to welcoming you to LWMOOCS 2020 this Fall.


15 Mar 2020Call for Papers (OPEN receiving extended abstracts)
19 Apr 2020Extended abstracts submission (1-2 pages)
26 Apr 2020Notification to submit complete papers (2-6 pages)
24 May 2020Complete paper upload (2-6 pages) for review
21 Jun 2020Notification of acceptance
05 Jul 2020- Registration,
- Final Paper (2-6 pages),
- Copyright signature
30 Sep – 2 Oct 2020Conference LWMOOCs 2020

PDF icon Call for Papers

The 4th Industrial Revolution: Challenges and Opportunities

This IEEE conference provides academic and industry professionals the opportunity to discuss research into MOOC technologies as well as the practical aspects of creating and offering MOOCs to diverse worldwide audiences. Now in its seventh edition, LWMOOCs is a respected international forum to collaborate, share, network, learn, and display the latest advances in MOOCs. This edition will be the first one in Latin America, with the aim of spreading the MOOC movement and involving new institutions to enhance teaching and learning through technology.

Topics for Discussion

We call for submissions from a variety of disciplines and topics. We encourage submissions that build on the theme of enhancing workforce diversity and inclusion. All submissions will be double-blind peer-reviewed, and a selection will be chosen to present a vibrant program that maximizes time for discussion and participation through a single-track threaded with poster sessions, full-length paper presentations, shorter lighting-round presentations, active-learning workshops, and keynote presentations from leading experts. Example topics, though not limited to this list, include:

  • The role of MOOCs shaping the 4th Industrial Revolution
  • Expanding the learner community through MOOCs
  • Social implications of MOOCs
  • Assistive and inclusive MOOC techniques
  • Open content, open licensing, and MOOC delivery
  • International cooperation in MOOC projects
  • Using MOOCs in employee training
  • Scaffolding courses and planning MOOC curricula
  • On-line MOOC degree programs
  • Learning analytics in MOOC courses
  • Learning science and educational research models
  • Learning engineers applying sound science with MOOC platforms
  • Machine Learning, AI, and MOOC delivery

IEEE Event Conduct and Safety Statement Language

IEEE believes that science, technology, and engineering are fundamental human activities, for which openness, international collaboration, and the free flow of talent and ideas are essential. Its meetings, conferences, and other events seek to enable engaging, thought-provoking conversations that support IEEE’s core mission of advancing technology for humanity. Accordingly, IEEE is committed to providing a safe, productive, and welcoming environment to all participants, including staff and vendors, at IEEE-related events.

IEEE has no tolerance for discrimination, harassment, or bullying in any form at IEEE-related events. All participants have the right to pursue shared interests without harassment or discrimination in an environment that supports diversity and inclusion. Participants are expected to adhere to these principles and respect the rights of others.

IEEE seeks to provide a secure environment at its events. Participants should report any behavior inconsistent with the principles outlined here, to on site staff, security or venue personnel, or to eventconduct@ieee.org.

Location & Venue

Located in the center of the Guatemalan territory, the country’s central region is where Antigua Guatemala lie. This region offers spring like weather all year round, boasts an array of attractions, and serves as a perfect starting point to travel to other destinations around the country.

The UNESCO World Heritage Site of Antigua remains Guatemala’s must-visit destination. A former capital, the city boasts an impressive catalogue of colonial relics in a magnificent setting. Streetscapes of pastel facades unfold beneath three volcanoes. Many old ecclesiastical and civic structures are beautifully renovated, while others retain tumbledown charm, with fragments strewn about park-like grounds.

The Learning with MOOCs conference 2020, will be held at Hotel-Museum Casa Santo Domingo (3a Calle Oriente No. 28 A, La Antigua Guatemala), one of the most historic, ecofriendly and best-rated colonial hotels. (Visit venue website). It also has a location in the heart of Antigua Guatemala. In addition the hotel has excellent service of Swimming pool, Restaurant, Gym / Training room, Bar / Lounge, Spa, Free high speed Internet (WiFi), among others.


Major airlines have flights to Guatemala. For example if you come from Spain you can choose Iberia. If you are coming from United States, you can find direct flights from Los Angeles, Houston, Dallas, Atlanta, with airlines like as American Airlines, United Airlines, among others.


Registration will be open in time and is being done through the ConfTool® Submission Server. If you don't have an account, please create one first.

IEEE LWMOOCS 2020 Early Bird Fee
until 05 July 2020
Standard Fee
until 01 September 2020
On-Site Fee
must pay until July 5th 2020 to be included in the conference program.1, 3
500 USD N/A N/A
Authors who work and live in Latin-America and Low-income Countries
must pay until July 5th 2020 to be included in the conference program. 1, 2, 4
150 USD N/A N/A
Authors Members of IEEE Education Society
must pay until July 5th 2020 to be included in the conference program. (Include IEEE ID at registration) 1, 3
450 USD N/A N/A
Authors Members of IEEE
must pay until July 5th 2020 to be included in the conference program. (Include IEEE ID at registration) 1, 3
485 USD N/A N/A
Regular Participants
(non authors)3
450 USD 550 USD 650 USD
Members of IEEE
(non authors; include IEEE ID at registration) 3
400 USD 500 USD 600 USD
Members of IEEE Education Society
(non authors) 3
350 USD 450 USD 550 USD
Attendee living and working in Latin-America and Low-income Countries
(non authors) 4
125 USD 150 USD 200 USD
IEEE Life Members
(non authors; include IEEE ID at registration) 4
125 USD 150 USD 200 USD
IEEE Students Members
(non authors; please show a copy of the Student ID, IEEE ID and a letter from the university confirming student status at the registration desk)4
125 USD 150 USD 200 USD
Regular Students
(non authors; please show a copy of the Student ID, IEEE ID and a letter from the university confirming student status at the registration desk)4
150 USD 175 USD 225 USD
Accompanying Person
(additional to one registration without access to the conference rooms and having access to standard conference events, Welcome Cocktail, Lunches and Conference social event) 3
100 USD 125 USD 150 USD
Additional Paper 75 USD N/A N/A

Registrations are only valid after receipt of payment.

All Conference Registrations include the Welcome Cocktail, Coffee Breaks and Lunches during the conference. Conference social event is included only in the registrations indicated (to be announced).

1 One paper is included in the conference fee, for each additional paper (not more than 2 (3 in total)) you want to present an additional fee of 75 USD (each) is charged.

2 For the list of low-income countries see: PDF list.

3 Conference social event included.

4 Conference social event not included. Price to be announced.

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