Conference programme

International Conference MakeLearn 2014: Human Capital without Borders: Knowledge and Learning for Quality of Life


Venue: Congress Centre Portus, Portorož, Slovenia


Wednesday, 25 June 2014


Pre-conference Programme · ISSBS, Celje




City tour of Piran (two guided tours)

Bus departures from Portorož: 16.00, 17.00

Bus departures from Piran: 18.00, 19.00
 16.00-20.00 Enjoying Portorož on your own. For more information click here


Registration · Hotel Slovenija lobby  


Welcome addresses and welcome reception · Terasa Mystica

Doc. dr. Srečko Natek, ISSBS dean with all co-organisers


Thursday, 26 June 2014


Registration · Portus, Hotel Slovenija (1st floor)


Conference opening · Cristoforo Colombo

Dr. Binshan Lin, College of Business Administration, Louisiana State University, USA, conference director

Prof. Dr. Abdelhamid El-Zoheiry, EMUNI President

Mrs. Meira Hot, Deputy Mayor of the Piran Municipality

Dr. Valerij Dermol, International School for Social and Business Studies, Slovenia, programme chair

9.30 -10.30

Keynote speaker Professor David Gibson OBE · Cristoforo Colombo


Keynote speaker Jože Urh · Cristoforo Colombo



Photo session and coffee break · Portus - stairs from Cristoforo Colombo to Foyer


Rectors Forum · Cristoforo Colombo

 12.00-12.45 Project Networking Forum (part 1): Erasmus+ as an Opportunity for Capacity Building in International Framework (Introduction to the Topic: mag. Robert Marinšek, CMEPIUS) · Cristoforo Colombo
 12.45-14.00 Lunch · restaurant Hotel Slovenija
 14.00-15.15 Concurrent sessions
 15.15-15.30 Break

Concurrent sessions


Coffee Break with Poster Session · Portus - Foyer


Concurrent sessions


Pearson - Personalized Learning Solutions (presentation)

Ms Erzsebet Csibi, Pearson · James Cook

 19.00-20.00 Project Networking Forum (part 2): Sharing Project Ideas and Forming Consortia · James Cook


Dinner and social event with best paper announcement · Cristoforo Colombo


Friday, 27 June 2014


Concurrent sessions

 9.15-10.30 Concurrent sessions


Exhibition of Journals


Editors' panel · Cristoforo Colombo

 11.30-11.45 Invitation to MakeLearn and TIIM Joint International Conference 2015, Bari, Italy


Coffee break with networking for publishing opportunities · Portus - Foyer


Research-Education-Practice Forum: Work Related Learning for Quality of Life · Cristoforo Colombo


Meeting point · in front of Hotel Slovenija - bus departure


Academic networking with trip to Škocjan caves (with snack-lunch and dinner on the trip). Conference closing.


Saturday, 28 June 2014


Programme Board meeting (working breakfast for invited guests only)  · restaurant of Hotel Slovenija

 Day trip
Optional: boat trip to Venice from Portorož (not included in the conference fee)


Version: 11 June 2014


The conference is followed by Doctoral Students' Workshop on Academic Writing for Publishing Scientific Papers in International Journals (please click here for more information).


Workshop is guided by prof. dr. Binshan Lin, BellSouth Corporation and Business Administration Professor at the College of Business Administration, Louisiana State University, USA and Assist. Matija Vodopivec, ISSBS, Slovenia.

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