Keynote Speakers

Henk Schmidt
Rector, Erasmus University
Rotterdam, Netherlands

Amy Smith
Founding Director, D-Lab, MacArthur Fellow

Massachussetts Institute of Technology, USA

Karen Cator
CEO of Digital Promise

Jennifer Merritt
Santa Clara University
USA

FEATURED SPEAKERS

Lee Shulman
Stanford University Emeritus
USA

Diana Dolmans
Maastricht University
Netherlands

Larry Leifer
Stanford University
USA

Glen O’Grady
Australian National University

Rachel Lotan
Stanford University Emeritus
USA

John Mergendoller
Buck Institute for Education
USA

Michael M. Grant
University of South Carolina
USA

Renate Fruchter
Stanford University
USA

Paulo Blikstein
Stanford University
USA

Mark Serva
University of Delaware
USA

Nada Dabbagh
George Mason University
USA

Thomas Ryberg
Aalborg University
USA

Ulisses Araujo
University of Sao Paulo
Brazil

Mahnaz Moallem
University of North Carolina Wilmington
USA

Luis Bretel
Educational Consultant
Peru

Woei Hung
University of North Dakota
USA

Sally Kingston
Buck Institute for Education
USA

Dan Gilbert
Gilbert + Chittenden

Samson Tan
National Institute of Education
in Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

Silvia Figueira
Santa Clara University
USA

Carlos Teixeira
Institute of Design in the Illinois Institute of Technology
USA

Pedro Hernandez-Ramos
Santa Clara University
USA

Bob Lenz
Buck Institute for Education
USA

Reinhold Steinbeck
IntoActions / Stanford University
USA

Brandon L. Wiley
Buck Institute for Education
USA

Program

Pre-Conference Workshops

Pre-conference workshops will take place at Santa Clara University and Stanford University on February 16, highlighting innovative pedagogies and technologies that support active team-and project-based learning. Exciting hands-on experiences are designed for various target audiences.

Pre-conference workshops will have limited spaces and are charged U$ 65.00 each in addition to conference registration. A minimum number of participants is needed to offer each workshop.

The following pre-conference workshops will be offered:

    1. Workshop 1: Meaningful Making: A Hands-on Introduction to FabLearn Labs and Makerspaces (Stanford University)
    2. Workshop 2: A PBL Project Slice – An Immersive PBL Experience for K-12 Professionals (Santa Clara University)
    3. Workshop 3: A Deep Dive into PBL at Stanford University: Inspiration, Principles and Ideas for PBL at Your Campus (Stanford University)
    4. Workshop 4: 360 Filmmaker: Using 360° Virtual Reality Technology in Support of Active Learning and Immersive Storytelling (Santa Clara University)
    5. Workshop 5: Team-Based Learning: Taking PBL to the Next Level (Stanford University)

 

Please go to the Registration Page for more detailed information about the pre-conference workshops.

Registration

Format of Sessions

The following types of sessions will be organized based on the proponents’ proposals accepted by the scientific committee.
– Panel Discussion / Symposia
– Workshops
– Authentic PBL problem trigger
– Research and Experiences Paper Presentations
– Interactive Poster and Prototype Presentations

The PBL2018 planning committee, however, will organize other interactive sessions with invited speakers in the SCU facilities:

Round-table Sessions

Round-table sessions will focus on specific topics concerning PBL or other active learning methods. Each session will last 60 minutes and will be held over the lunch breaks or other times in the conference program.

PBL Studio

During the 3 days of the Conference, participants will be able to attend in their free time spaces where they will build products such as a robot, a science lab tool, an online PBL course; a syllabus of a discipline based on active learning method, etc.

Lounge

A session where participants will be able to meet informally with experts, keynote and invited speakers.

Organizing Committees

Local Committee:
Pedro Hernandez-Ramos (co-Chair)
Reinhold Steinbeck (co-Chair)

International Advisory Committee (PAN-PBL Executive Board)
Ulisses Araujo (Brazil)
Luis Bretel (Peru)
Diana Dolmans (Netherlands)
Renate Fruchter (USA)
Woei Hung (USA)
Anette Kolmos (Denmark)
Paulo Marcones (Brazil)
Glen O’Grady (Australia)
Mark Serva (USA)
Reinhold Steinbeck (USA)
Samson Tan (Singapore)

Scientific Committee
Anette Kolmos
Carlos Vega Barone
Daniëlle Verstegen
Diana Dolmans
Haller Schunemann
Iane Franceschet
Juliana Franzi
Juliana Pedreschi Rodrigues
Glen O’Grady
Lucas Nobilo
Luis Bretel
Lykke Brogaard Bertel
Mark Serva
N. de Jong
Nicolaj Riise Clausen
Paulo Marcondes
Paulo Rogério Miranda Correa
Pedro Hernandez-Ramos
Reinhold Steinbeck
Renate Fruchter
Ricardo Pátaro
Sanne Rovers
Samson Tan
Ulisses Araujo
Valeria Lacerda
Valeria Araujo
Woei Hung

Conference Registration

Below, see the general information about registration fees for the PBL2018 Conference:

Registration Type Early-bird
Registration
(Until Dec 10,2017)
Regular Rate
Registration
(From Dec 11,2017)
Full Conference – High-Income economy country
Standard rate admission to full PBL2018 Conference
(Friday, 2/16, Saturday 2/17, Sunday 2/18, Monday 2/19).
USD 250 USD 300
Full Conference – Lower-Income economy country.
Standard rate admission to full PBL2018 Conference
(Friday, 2/16, Saturday 2/17, Sunday 2/18, Monday 2/19).
USD 150 USD 200
Full Conference – Current Students and K-12 teachers –
High-Income economy country.
Standard rate admission to full PBL2018 Conference
(Friday, 2/16, Saturday 2/17, Sunday 2/18, Monday 2/19).
USD 150 USD 200
Full Conference – Current Students and Practitioners
Lower-Income economy country.
Standard rate admission to full PBL2018 Conference
(Friday, 2/16, Saturday 2/17, Sunday 2/18, Monday 2/19).
USD 100 USD 150
Saturday 2/17 ONLY.
Standard rate admission to Saturday of the PBL2018 Conference ONLY.
USD 60 USD 80
Sunday 2/18 ONLY.
Standard rate admission to Sunday of the PBL2018 Conference ONLY.
USD 60 USD 80

TYPE OF REGISTRATION – Registration rates are based on the World Bank Gross National Income (WB-GNI) Levels. Select your registration rate based on your country of residence. Click here to find out your registration category.
EARLY-BIRD TICKETS are available at a discount rate until December 11, 2017. After December 11, 2017, tickets will be available at the regular rate through the conference.
FULL REGISTRATION INCLUDES: attendance to every activity during the Conference (except the pre-conference workshops); Refreshments; and the Conference proceedings.

Proof of student or K-12 teacher current status will be needed at the Registration desk in Santa Clara to confirm registration.