Keynote Speakers

Prof. Mario Barajas Frutos, University of Barcelona, Spain

He is a Doctor in Education from the University of Barcelona and Master’s Degree in Educational Technology from San Francisco State University in the USA. He holds degrees in Engineering and in Philosophy and previously taught Mathematics in secondary education. He teaches about Digital Learning Environments, and in the doctoral program ‘Education and Society’ at the Faculty of Education of the University of Barcelona. He is a founder of the new Institute of Educational Research of the same University. He is a member of different Research Committees, Journals and Conferences at an international level. During the last two decades, Dr. Barajas has coordinated and participated in a large number of the European Union funded projects and leads the research group Future Learning (

Prof. Javier Sarsa, University of Zaragoza, Spain

Javier Sarsa, Ph. D., is a Professor of Educational Technology at the Faculty of Education of the University of Zaragoza, in Spain. He received his Master Degree in Electrical Engineering (with specialization in Informatics and Control) from the aforementioned university and completed his Doctoral Degree within an Education Program.
Dr. Sarsa held a position as coordinator of the e-Learning services of the University of Zaragoza between 2000 and 2008 to setup the e-Learning systems and associated training programs for teachers.
His research has been focused on Interactive Multimedia, Learning Management Systems, Authoring Tools, Educational Devices and Applications, e-Learning Specifications, e-Learning Quality, Digital Video, etc. He has published more than 40 publications in journals, book chapters and conferences in the field of educational technology and participated in national (e.g. with Spanish Ministry of Education, Telefonica…) and European projects (European Commission’s Minerva, Cooperation…).
He has also been reviewer of journals (British Journal of Educational Technology, Journal of e-Learning and Knowledge Management…), member of scientific committees (e-Society, CcITA, ICKET, DTGS, SPD…) and associated editor in de Gruyter Open Access.


Prof. Anja Richert, RWTH Aachen University, Germany