Final Call for Program Committee Members/Reviewers: IEEE TALE 2018 Conference on Educational Technology and STEM Education  

Due to an overwhelming number of submissions received, further applications are being sought from suitably qualified and experienced individuals to join the Program Committee as paper and/or proposal reviewers for IEEE TALE ( TALE is IEEE Education Society's flagship conference in the Asia-Pacific region. This prominent international conference caters to researchers and practitioners with an interest in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education—with a particular emphasis on engineering and computing disciplines—as well as those interested in the innovative use of digital technologies for learning, teaching and assessment in any discipline.

TALE 2018, which will be held in Wollongong, Australia from 4 to 7 December 2018, will include two Streams (more details about which are available at

(a) an Academic Stream for prospective academic/researcher presenters wishing to author peer-reviewed papers for the proceedings; and 

(b) a Practitioner Stream for prospective K-12, VET/L&D and Engineering & Technology Industry presenters those who only wish to submit an abstract for consideration (not published in the proceedings). 

The minimum requirement to join the Program Committee for Academic Stream is a Master's degree plus research experience; for the Practitioner Stream, a minimum of 3 years' practical (e.g., teaching, training, design, development) experience is required. 

An award will be presented to one or more Program Committee member(s) who the Program Chairs, in consultation with the Conference General Chairs and the wider Conference Organising Committee, deem to have made the most outstanding contribution in executing their reviewing duties. (Note: The Program Chairs’ decision is final.)

Individuals interested in serving on the TALE Program Committee should in the first instance complete the application form at the following URL: (Estimated completion time: 10-12 minutes)

The closing date for applications is 24 August 2018. Successful applicants will be notified after that date and should expect to receive 1-3 submissions to review for the conference.

Questions may be directed to the Program Chairs at [log in to unmask], but please note that applications cannot be accepted via email.

Mark J. W. Lee

Adjunct Senior Lecturer
School of Education
Charles Sturt University

Visiting Faculty
Entertainment Technology Center
Carnegie Mellon University

Executive Vice President, International Board of Standards for Training, Performance, and Instruction (ibstpi)
Chair, IEEE ICICLE XR for Learning and Performance Augmentation SIG
Chair, VR/AR Association University Committee
Co-President, VR/AR Association Pittsburgh Chapter
Chair, FLEXspace Research & Evaluation Working Group
Associate Editor, IEEE Transactions on Learning Technologies
Associate Editor, IEEE Transactions on Education
Steering Committee Chair, IEEE TALE Conference Series and General Co-Chair, IEEE TALE 2018

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