Abstract submissions, in response to the first call for the 2018 HELTASA conference: Dancing on the Learning and Teaching Waves of Change in Africa, at Nelson Mandela University are drawing to a close.  We would like to encourage everyone who is creatively and innovatively navigating the waves of change in the Higher Education teaching and learning context, who haven’t done so already, to submit an abstract for review.

The conference includes oral papers, flipped papers, practitioner’s presentations, critical dialogues, digital poster presentations and pre-conference workshops. However, in keeping with the theme, we also encourage alternative and creative presentations that are suited to topic.

The abstract submission process is outlined below:

Only abstracts e-mailed to the aforementioned address will be accepted.  A response confirming the submission will be sent within 48 hours.  However, should you not receive a timeous response please resubmit the abstract following the aforementioned process.

Dates for the submission of abstracts and associated feedback

        29 June 2018   Deadline for submission of abstracts for the first call
        31 July 2018   Notification of acceptance of abstracts (first call)
        16 July 2018   Second call for abstracts
        14 August 2018   Deadline for submission of abstracts for the second call
        14 September 2018   Notification of acceptance of abstracts  (second call)


Early bird registration and fees

Early bird registration for the conference, at a reduced fee, closes on 30 June 2018. The registration form is available online.