Call for Papers

The 17th eLearning and Software for Education Conference - eLSE 2021  is organized by Advanced Distributed Learning Romania Association as a virtual event under the patronage of Carol I National Defence University and European Security and Defence College (ESDC) as an eLearning related international conference and will be held in Bucharest, April 22 – 23, 2021.

The central theme of eLSE 2021 is Education & Technology in (Post)pandemic times.

The purpose of the annual international scientific conference on "eLearning and software for education" is to enable the academia, research, and corporate entities to boost the potential of the technology-enhanced learning environments by providing a forum for the exchange of ideas, research outcomes, business case, and technical achievements. Academics, independent scholars, researchers, and students worldwide are invited to meet, exchange ideas and discuss issues concerning all fields of Education.

The conference is particularly focused, but not limited to the following panels:

Trends and challenges of eEducation and eTraining for the Crisis Management and Security and Defence domains.
Pedagogy and psychology in new learning environments.
Technological innovations and software for education.
Open education, best practices, demonstrations and case studies.
Serious Games and gamification.

The general principles applying to all scientific contributions are:

Abstracts should clearly outline your intentions in at least 250 words and will be submitted only on the conference website.
Papers should be submitted only on the conference website using the camera-ready template model. 
All authors must register, and each paper should be covered by one conference fee.
An author can publish up to 2 accepted papers in the conference proceedings.
A paper cannot have more than 7 authors.  

The proceedings will be available on and will be sent for indexation in CEEOL, SCOPUS, PROQUEST, EBSCO, and CLARIVATE ANALYTICS (former THOMSON REUTERS - ISI conference proceedings) databases. Selected papers will be invited for publication in the Journal of Advanced Distributed Learning Technology.

While eLSE does encourage commercial participation, it is mainly a scientific event. The conference relates to and displays commercial activities throughout the eLSE program in Products/Services Showcase and other presentations by companies.

We invite you to attend eLSE in 2021 and submit proposals for papers, panels, roundtables, workshops, research/technical showcases, products/services showcases, products/services presentations, and poster presentations. 

For further information or if you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact us at


Partners and Sponsors

Supporting Organizations