About the Conference

In 2002, the first ICT conference was organized by the Computing Department, FSKIK entitled 'Open Source at Schools 2002'. Since then, number of national level's conferences were organized but the very first international level's conference was organized in 2016 at Sultan Abdul Jalil Shah Campus, UPSI, Tanjong Malim, Perak Darul Ridzuan. The astonishing progress in ICT field had also influenced the education field. The integration of ICT in education has become compulsory element in order to win the national education system transformation by fulfilling the requirement of critical, creative and innovative human capital production that is needed by the nation. To accomplish this aim, the special platform to share new discoveries should be provided to researchers, academicians and educators in order to give them opportunity to share the ICT products and the best practices as the result of their researchs. By this justification, the remarkable year 2017 witnessing the organizing of the second international level's conference held in historical city Ipoh, Perak Darul Ridzuan. The Computing Department of Art, Computing and Creative Industry Faculty will continue the tradition of organizing the conference of ICT in Education through energetic theme, 'Leading Education through Gamification'.

Keynote Speakers

The Conference's Theme & Objectives


1.To establish a discourse in which educational practitioners, researchers, academics, and industry players could share their knowledge and experiences gained from the latest research.
2.To formulate and recommend best strategies in enhancing education through the integration of ICT in education.
3.To strengthen the symbiosis of ICT research and the teaching and learning practices through a network of ICT experts and educational practitioner.
4.To strengthen the implementation of national ICT curriculum through improved methodologies, strategies, and principles.


TRACK 1 : Game-based Learning

1. Simulation technology
2. Technologies for mobile and multi-user games
3. Technology for massively multiplayer online games (MMOGs) for learning
4. Game-based learning (analog/physical/digital/simulation/mobile apps game)
5. Serious games (games to educate/to train/to inform in the field of education/business/ military/health/medical and rehabilitation/sport/ hazzard/war simulation/others)

TRACK 2 : Innovative technologies, Applications, Tools and Environments

1. Knowledge Management
2. Multimedia
3. Cloud Computing
4. Web Semantic
5. Mobile Computing
6. Open Source in Education
7. Artificial Intelligence
8. Virtual Reality
9. Hologram
10. SecondLife
11. MOOC

TRACK 3 : Assessment and Evaluation in Game-based Learning

1. Assessment in game-based learning
2. Pedagogical/learning theories for game-based learning
3. Integration of games into the curriculum
4. Games to teach arts, science, or business
5. Motivational aspects of game-based learning
6. Achieving sustainable impact with game-based learning

TRACK 4 : Issues and Challenges in Gamification

1. Gender/age/cultural issues
2. Ethical concerns of game-based learning (for young children/adolescents/others)
3. Social and collaborative aspects of game-based learning
4. Best practices in game development
5. Implementing gamification in education

Important Dates 

  • July 1st, 2017  August 31st, 2017  [Deadline for full paper submission]  
  • August 1st, 2017 August 31st, 2017  [Full paper acceptance notification]
  • September 1st, 2017   [Closing date for 'Early Bird' registration]  Early bird registration is extended to September 30th, 2017
  • September 30th, 2017   [Closing date for normal registration]

  • Paper Acceptance Flowchart

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    Paper's Format, Submission and Publication

  • Download *.doc abstract's format here     Submit abstract here

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  • Make sure that your paper is compliant with the conference template.
  • Full paper: minimum 5 pages & maximum 8 pages.
  • Do not include page numbers.
  • Download paper's *.doc format here     Submit full paper here

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  • Accepted papers will be published in :

    i. Journal of ICT In Education (JICTIE) OR             ii. International Journal of Game-Based Learning (IJGBL) OR

    iii. Journal of Telecommunication, Electronic and Computer Engineering (JTEC) OR

    iv. The International Journal of Multimedia and Its Applications (IJMA)

  • Conference Fees and Payment Info

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    Register Here

    Conference Schedule

    ICTE2017 Secretariat


    Email any inquiries to ictedu@upsi.edu.my