Conference Announcement | Augmented Reality in Education
Unlocking the Potential | Augmented Reality Transforming Higher Education
November 9, 2023 | Athens, Greece

Dear Colleagues and Innovators,

We are pleased to introduce the forthcoming Augmented Reality in Education Conference, scheduled to occur in the dynamic metropolis of Athens, Greece, on November 9, 2023. The conference will be held at the facilities of the European Parliament in Athens and is being orchestrated within the framework of the nPEAR Erasmus+ initiative, which is focused on higher education.

This occasion serves as a forum for educators, scholars, and forward-thinkers to delve into the profound influence of augmented reality (AR) on the realm of higher education.

Participation is free and can be either in person or online. Registrations: 

The nPEAR Project Team

About the Conference:

Augmented Reality is revolutionizing the educational landscape by providing immersive and interactive learning experiences. It bridges the gap between the physical and digital worlds, offering unprecedented opportunities for engaging, dynamic, and personalized learning.


Conference Program
Unlocking the Potential | Augmented Reality Transforming Higher Education

08:30 – 09:00 – Registration and Welcome Coffee

9.00 Welcome address by Ms Zetta Makri, Deputy Minister of Education, Greece

09:15 Welcome address by Prof. Stylianos Amargianakis, Head – Institution d’ Etudes Francophones (IdEF)

9:30 – 10.00 Opening Session
Exploring the Potential of Augmented Reality in Higher Education
Mr. Alexandros Despotopoulos

10:00 – 10:30 – Keynote Address | Erasmus+: Opening Doors to a World of Knowledge and Opportunity,
Dr. Henrique Quintino, Project Officer at Erasmus+ National Agency, Portugal

10:30 – 11:00 – Coffee Break

11:00 – 12:30 Lecture: The EU Road to AI Act and the importance of ethical and trustworthy AI
Mr Dimitris Tzanidakis

12:30 – 13:30Panel Discussion | The Future of Education with Technology: From Unconscious Models to Conscious Reasoning with Augmented Reality in Higher Education
Prof Dra Carla Silva, Higher Institute of Atlântica – Portugal
Dra Natália Espírito Santo, General Manager Atlântica Higher Institute
Dr Alexandros Despotopoulos, IdEF
Mr Dikitris Tzanidakis, MSc Europan Politics and Policy, UCL
nPEAR partner representatives

13:30 – 14:30 Lunch

14:30 – 15:00 – Closing and Final Remarks: Reflecting on the Opportunities and Challenges of Augmented Reality in Higher Education
Mr. Alexandros Despotopoulos

Please check the updated schedule at the conference site.