2020 Eportfolio Forum Call for Proposals

2020 Eportfolio Forum

Digital Identity – Ethics and Experience

29-30 October 2020

Deakin University, Burwood Campus, Melbourne

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The call for proposals for the 2020 Eportfolio Forum on 29-30 October 2019 at Deakin University, Burwood Campus, Melbourne are now opened.  See details below.

For more information or to enquiry about presenting, please contact eportfoliosaustralia@gmail.com


Submissions are now opened for:

  • Short (peer reviewed paper) presentation – 15 min presentation + 5 min Q&A based on a published peer reviewed paper (29 October) – click here to download the Short (peer reviewed) presentation paper – Style Guide
  • 20×20 presentation  6-7 mins presentation consisting of 20 timed slides which run for 20 secs each + 7-8 mins Q&A (30 October)
  • Digitally Interactive Poster – 6-7 mins electronic poster presentation which is showcased via a computer during a break-out session, and allows participants to interactive with the information via a computer or mobile device for 7-8 mins (30 October) – Suggested applications to create your digitally interactive poster includes: H5P, Advanced PowerPoint or Google Slides, Thinglink, Glogster, Canva, Piktochartclick here to review Larissa D’Angelo’s From Posters to e-Posters: The Evolution of a Genre
  • Intensive workshop – 60 mins hands-on session where participants are actively involved (29 or 30 October)
  • In-depth workshop – 120 mins hands-on session where participants are actively involved (30 October)
  • Facilitate a professional conversation (Working Exchange Lunch) – lead a 30 min group discussion around a topic during the ‘Working Exchange Lunch’ session (30 October) – no presentation slides permitted


Call for proposal timeline:

  • 11 March – Open call for proposals
  • 18 May – Close call for proposals
  • Week beginning 15 June – Notify outcome of call for proposal submissions (including notification of invitation to submit a peer reviewed paper)
  • 3 August – Submission of peer reviewed papers
  • 31 August – Notify of acceptance of peer reviewed pending any required revisions
  • 28 September – Submission of updated peer reviewed papers
  • 29-30 October – 2020 Eportfolio Forum


Proposal themes and sub-theme:

Proposals should fit into one or more of the following conference sub-themes. Those proposals not fitting into these themes should provide an explanation of how the proposal supports the overall event theme of “Digital Identity – Ethics and Experience”.

You will be asked to explain how your proposal meets the conference theme and selected sub-theme(s), and the learning outcomes for participants of your proposal as part of the submission process.


  • Digital ethics and digital literacy
    • Individual rights and responsibilities
    • Data – learning analytics, unintentional data, ownership, awareness
    • Digital awareness
    • Personal branding
  • Sustainability, ongoing practice and well being
    • The role of champions
    • Indigenous Australians
    • First in family in adult education
    • Cultural awareness and diversity
    • Expression of identity – individuals, groups, communities and societies
    • Connecting and belonging
  • Collaboration and research
    • Partnerships with industry, professional associations and others
    • Research led practice
    • Cross faculty, discipline, organisation
    • Cross institution research and practice partnerships
  • Innovation and entrepreneurship
    • Out of the box thinking
    • Creating new ideas and opportunities
    • Having a growth mindset
    • Eportfolio practices for Industry 4.0
    • Social entrepreneurship
    • Solving wicked problems
    • Innovation to inform key stakeholders
  • Career / Employability / Work Integrated Learning (WIL) 
    • Capturing and evidencing experience
    • Planning, implementing and reflecting
    • Career development, changes and transitions
    • Whole of program design
    • Authentic assessments

Major sponsors:


Also proudly brought to you by the in-kind support from: ePortfolios AustraliaAustralian Catholic UniversityCharles Sturt UniversityDeakin UniversityDigital CapabilityEdith Cowan UniversityEuroportfolioGriffith UniversityMelbourne Graduate School of Education – University of MelbourneMonash University, Otago Polytechnic, Queensland University of Technology, University of New South WalesUniversity of Queensland and the Association for Authentic, Experiential and Evidence-Based Learning (AAEEBL).

For more information:

eportfoliosaustralia@gmail.com or (+61) 0400 732 270 or subscribe to receive regular updates.