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International Association

The International Association for Mobile Learning (IAMLearn) and the MLEARN conference series.

At the MLEARN 2007 conference in Melbourne in October 2007, the International Association for Mobile Learning (IAMLearn) was inaugurated with the aim of providing a professional association for researchers and practitioners, to promote excellence in research, development and application of mobile learning.

LSN's Jill Attewell is currently Vice President of IAMLearn.  The President is Professor Agnes Kukulska-Hulme of The Open University UK.

The Association is registered as a not for profit company in South  Africa.

Information about IAMLearn can be found at, where visitors can register their interest in joining the association. Benefits of membership include reduction in registration fees at the MLEARN and other online conferences.

MLEARN Conferences

The mLearn annual conferences on mobile learning are the leading research and networking events for researchers, strategists, educators, technologists and practitioners from across the world. mLearn attracts participants from more than 60 countries representing all continents, and is the major international conference on mobile and contextual learning, and learning with emerging ambient technologies.

The mLearn 2011 conference is being hosted by Beijing Normal University and will take place from 18th to 21st October 2011, in Beijing, China ( This conference will build on the findings and shared knowledge of the preceding conferences in: University of Birmingham 2002, LSDA London 2003, Rome 2004, Cape Town 2005, Banff 2006, Melbourne 2007, Telford 2008, Florida 2009, Malta 2010. See for links to archived websites for these conferences.