Main topics

  • Changing education in terms of changing pedagogy, digital environment, organisation and culture 
  • Benefits for students and teachers 
  • Digital scholarship and the use of digital evidence, methods of inquiry, research, publication and preservation to achieve scholarly and research goals. 

Aims of the conference


Building networks of expertise (Special Interest Groups)

Changemakers in higher education
Teachers and researchers in digital education
Academic staff developers (e-learning topics, lifelong learning)
Support staff ICT

Seeking cooperation

Foster co-operation within and in between our universities (Joint projects, future collaboration on specific subjects, share good practice, etc.)

Share and develop ideas and practical solutions about digital education

Digital and technological solutions
New technologies for future education
Virtual and physical learning spaces
Success of digital approaches in blended and online education

‘Recommendations and guidelines’

In response to the Position Paper ‘Excellent education in research-rich universities’, Advice Paper ‘Online learning at research intensive universities’ and EU Paper ‘Digital Education in Action’ and based on research data and good examples in practice.




  • Video and media
  • Academic development 
  • E-certification 
  • Open source and Open Educational Resources 
  • Transformation to Blended and Online learning 
  • Organization and cultural change 
  • Research (educational change and pedagogy) 
  • E-assessment
All participants will be asked to present themselves online using video clips or other sources. 
The Blended Conference starts online four weeks before (some of) the participants meet each other in Utrecht. We will set up an online community on a blended learning platform with aims, task group topics, learning activities, group assignments, etc.