Shar-E-Fest 2015

Logo8th Annual New Zealand Shar-E-Fest: September 28th – 29th, 2015

Venue: Waikato Institute of Technology, Hamilton

Concept: Shar-E-Fest is designed to encourage and develop an ongoing community of practice where those engaged in e-activities – e.g. delivering e-learning events, developing online learning resources and services, providing access to digital materials, creating virtual spaces and innovative student learning environments, and improving the digital literacy of participants – can share their innovations and experiences.

Theme for 2015:

E-Learning in practice: What digital technologies work for student learning and achievement and how do you know?

Costs: Registration for Shar-E-Fest will open in August 2015 and the registration fee has been set at $195 + GST. This includes attendance at all sessions and refreshment breaks on both days.

Programme: The programme has been designed around keynote presentations, hands-on workshops/tutorials of 100 minutes (a flexible computer facility with 30 computers is available), thirty interactive sessions (demonstrations, round-tables, case studies and brief presentations) of 30 minutes and spaces for  posters.

Submissions Key Dates:

First call for papers: Monday June 29th
Second call for papers: Monday July 27th
Final call for papers: Wednesday 19th August
Final receipt of papers: Monday 14th September
Publication of Programme: Monday 21 September

Submissions will be accepted through a Moodle site established for Shar-E-Fest. Click Here

GOLD sponsor:


SILVER sponsors:

BEST Pacific Institute of Education []

Te Whare Wānanga o Awanuiārangi []

LearningWorks [ ]


The Shar-E-Fest committee would also like to acknowledge the  continuing support of  ECHO 360






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