Conference background: 

ICOLACE 4 is the fourth International Conference On Learning And Community Enrichment.  It is a follow up to the three previous ICOLACE events also held in Singapore in 2014, 2012 and 2010.  At these conferences, educators from various countries and continents meet to share research, experiences and ideas regarding student lifewide learning and Education for Sustainable Development.  The proceedings from ICOLACE 2014 may be viewed here


2016 Conference theme: 

“Frameworks to encourage, support and recognise the lifewide formation of students.”



Sunday 23 Oct 2016:                          Registration

Mon 24 and Tues 25 Oct:                  Formal conference activities

Wednesday 26 Oct:                            Optional

Visit to local Singapore educational institution to see student project work relating to lifewide learning and sustainable development.

Conference location:

Hotel Jen Tanglin (formerly Traders Hotel), 1A Cuscaden Road, Singapore


Conference website: http://www.iafll.org


Call for papers:

Preference will be given to abstracts (around 250 words) submitted before 31 May 2016 to admin@iafll.org  Notification regarding acceptance will be communicated within 15 days of abstract receipt.  Conference presentations (PowerPoint) are required by 16 September 2016.  Final papers are not required until 31 December 2016 to allow for additions after conference.  Format requirements regarding presentations and papers will be notified to presenters at the time of acceptance.  The proceedings from the conference will be published online, ISBN 978-0-9872206-3-9.



Registration is Sing$500 (approx. Euro315 or US$360) due on 31 August 2016.  (Discount of Sing$150 if paid by 31 May 2016; Sing$100 if paid by 30 June 2016, or Sing$50 if paid by 31 July 2016.)  Fulltime student registration Sing$250.  Consideration will be given towards a concessional rate for participants from developing countries upon application before 31 August 2016.  Single day registration available for Singapore residents of Sing$125 per day.

Contact for registration: Online registration available at ICOLACE 4 Online Registration.  For further information email Chris Picone via chris.picone@iafll.org


Conference program:

1 23 Oct Sun: 4pm-7pm Registration at Hotel Jen Tanglin (formerly Traders Hotel) conference centre
2 24 Oct Mon:       10am   Official opening.  (Late registration available from 9am to 10am at venue).
3 24 Oct Mon: 10.30am Presentations regarding existing frameworks that encourage, support and recognise lifewide formation of students.
4 24 Oct Mon:1pm-3pm Lunch is provided to encourage use of this time for networking.
5 24 Oct Mon: 3pm-5pm Workshops to discuss morning sessions and share ideas/experiences.
6 25 Oct  Tue: 10am  Presentations relating to unmet needs and proposed programs to nurture students towards lifewide goal setting and review.
7 25 Oct  Tue:1pm-3pm Lunch is provided for networking.
8 25 Oct  Tue: 3pm-5pm Workshops to discuss morning sessions and share ideas/experiences.
9 26 Oct Wed: 10am-1pm Visit local Singapore educational institution to view student project work regarding lifewide learning.


A special package rate is available at the Hotel Jen Tanglin (formerly Traders Hotel) for conference participants.  For further information please contact Emilda Said, Senior Events Sales Manager at Hotel Jen Tanglin, via emilda.said@hoteljen.com or phone 65 6831 4317.