We cordially invite you to submit a paper/abstract to the MakeLearn International Conference in Portorož, Slovenia http://makelearn.issbs.si June 25-27, 2014. The MakeLearn 2014 features: Keynote Addresses, Rectors’ Forum http://makelearn.issbs.si/index.php?id=120, Editors’ Panel  http://makelearn.issbs.si/index.php?id=119, Research-Education-Practice Forum, and high-quality research paper presentations in concurrent sessions (see the program-in-brief at http://makelearn.issbs.si/index.php?id=146).

Conference Theme: Human Capital without Borders: Knowledge and Learning for Quality of Life

All submissions MUST be made online at http://makelearn.issbs.si/e-registration.php. The first order of business upon entering the website is to create a login account, which includes a username and password. The e-registration is open. Please go online at http://makelearn.issbs.si/e-registration.php for (1) creating your username & password, and then (2) uploading papers/abstracts.  Due to multiple requests for extended deadline and to give the opportunity to everyone who would like to submit their contribution to MakeLearn, we have decided to extend the deadline for full paper submission until April 1, 2014. (Yes, it is only 12 days away from today!)

Accepted papers are to be included in the MakeLearn 2014 Conference Proceedings in CD form. Feel free to download all research articles in previous year MakeLearn 2013 Conference Proceedings at http://www.toknowpress.net/proceedings/978-961-6914-02-4/. Authors of selected full-length papers will be given the opportunity to revise their papers for possible inclusion in a future issue of 20 highly regarded academic research journals according to the guidelines for publication and editorial decision as specified in each journal. Conference registered delegates will have opportunity to meet F2F with editors of 20 academic journals (see the list of 20 academic journals at http://makelearn.issbs.si/index.php?id=119).
Doctoral Students' Workshop will be held for June 27-28 (http://makelearn.issbs.si/index.php?id=153). The workshop provides a great opportunity for doctoral students, young researchers and postdocs to gain new knowledge and skills on academic writing for publishing scientific papers in international journals.

MakeLearn 2014 will announce two best paper award categories: (1)  MakeLearn 2014 best conference paper, and (2) ESWA PhD Student Research Paper Award.  See the Awards in 2013 at http://makelearn2013.mfdps.si/index.php?id=264.

ü  For video “Portorož, Slovenia (Getaway)” please click at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZrDcRIJffYc
ü  For photo gallery of MakeLearn conference from previous years please click at http://makelearn.issbs.si/index.php?id=215

Venue and Accommodation:

MakeLearn 2014 and Doctoral Students' Workshop Programme 2014 will be held at the Congress Centre Portus in Hotel Slovenija in Portorož, Slovenia. Click here for location of Congress Centre Portus and nearby hotels in Portorož. More information on accommodation with special rate is available at http://makelearn.issbs.si/index.php?id=141 for details.

Look forward to seeing you, your colleagues, and your PhD students in Portorož in June 2014.

Professor Dr. Binshan Lin
BellSouth Professor
Editor-in-Chief, Expert Systems with Applications www.journals.elsevier.com/expert-systems-with-applications/
Conference Director, MakeLearn 2014 International Conference http://makelearn.issbs.si/