November 9-11, 2023
Tashkent, Uzbekistan
Hybrid Event: Virtual & In-Person
International Annual Conference on Research in Education Sciences
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The International Annual Conference on Research in Education Sciences (EduResCon 2023), a prestigious academic event, will be held in Tashkent, Uzbekistan, from November 9 to 11, 2023. Organized by the Consortium for the Advancement of Science and Technology (AST Consortium) in collaboration with renowned educational institutions, EduResCon aims to bring together educators, researchers, policymakers, and stakeholders from around the world to share knowledge, exchange ideas, and discuss innovative approaches to education.
EduResCon 2023
Key Goals:
  1. Promote Research in Education: EduResCon 2023 aims to promote and encourage research in education sciences by providing a platform for scholars and practitioners to present their findings and explore emerging trends and methodologies.
  2. Enhance Collaboration: The conference will foster collaboration and networking among educators, researchers, and policymakers to address global challenges in education and find collaborative solutions.
  3. Disseminate Best Practices: EduResCon aims to showcase successful educational practices, teaching strategies, and policies from different countries, with the objective of implementing these practices to improve education systems worldwide.
  4. Addressing Educational Challenges: Key goals includes identifying and discussing the pressing challenges faced by educational systems globally and exploring viable strategies to overcome them.

Audience. EduResCon 2023 welcomes a diverse audience, including:
  • Academics and Researchers in the field of Education Sciences
  • Educators and School Administrators
  • Policymakers and Government Officials in Education
  • International Education Organizations
  • Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) working in Education
  • Education Technology Professionals
  • Postgraduate Students and Doctoral Candidates in Education

Key Topics. The conference covers a wide range of topics related to education sciences, including educational policy and planning, curriculum innovation, teaching and learning strategies, education and technology, assessment and evaluation in education, teacher training and professional development, higher education and lifelong learning, among many others.

Format. EduResCon 2023 features keynote speeches from prominent figures in education, plenary sessions, workshops, paper presentations, and poster sessions. The event provides an interactive and engaging platform for participants to actively contribute to the discussion and share their research and experiences.

Impact. By providing a space for collaboration, knowledge exchange, and research dissemination, EduResCon 2023 aims to contribute to the advancement of education sciences and play a significant role in shaping educational practices and policies on a global scale. It will foster international partnerships and encourage the implementation of evidence-based strategies to address the emerging challenges and opportunities in education. EduResCon 2023 will become a milestone event that contributed to the enhancement of education sciences.
Scope & Themes
The conference will cover a broad range of topics, but not limited to:
1. Artificial Intelligence, Big Data, and Machine Learning in Education.
2. Innovations in Pedagogy: Effective Teaching Strategies for the 21st Century.
3. Educational Technology and its Impact on Student Learning Outcomes.
4. Curriculum Design and Development for 21st-Century Skills.
5. Assessing and Measuring Learning Outcomes in an Evolving Education Landscape.
6. Teacher Professional Development: Strategies for Continuous Growth.
7. Promoting Inclusive Education: Addressing Diversity and Special Needs.
8. Enhancing STEM Education: Inspiring Future Innovators and Scientists.
9. Educational Leadership and Management: Best Practices and Challenges.
10. Higher Education Trends: Adapting to Changing Demands and Expectations
11. Global Perspectives on Education: Cross-cultural Experiences and Insights.
12. Education for Sustainable Development: Fostering Environmental Awareness.
13. Promoting Critical Thinking and Problem-Solving Skills in Education.
14. The Role of ICT in Education: Opportunities and Ethical Considerations.
15. Innovative Approaches to Early Childhood Education and Development.
16. Digital Literacy and Information Literacy in the Age of Misinformation.
17. Promoting Social and Emotional Learning in Educational Settings.
18. Education Policy and Reforms: Lessons from Successful Initiatives.
19. Blended Learning and Hybrid Education Models: Lessons from the Pandemic.
20. Future Directions in Education Science: Emerging Trends and Research Agendas.
Important Dates
  • Online submission opens: February 1, 2023
  • Early registration: May 20, 2023
  • Standard registration: September 15, 2023
  • Late registration: October 20, 2023
  • Notification of abstract acceptance: on the rolling basis
  • Participation (main program): November 9-11, 2023
  • Cultural visits: November 12, 2023
  • Full paper submission deadline: December 15, 2023
A network of research institutions and educational organizations, promoting latest advances in science and technology.
AST Consortium
Tashkent, Uzbekistan
One of the largest and most reputable educational institutions in Uzbekistan and Central Asia.
Tashkent State Pedagogical University
Tashkent, Uzbekistan
Organizers, Partners, & Sponsors
The Consortium partners with a number of organizations to support the international conference and foster scientific communication and exchange between universities, research institutions, and industrial partners.
Supporting organizations
Ege University
Izmir, Turkiye
One on the leading public research university, the 4th oldest in Turkiye.
Almaty Technological University
Almaty, Kazakhstan
One of the leading higher educational institutions in Kazakhstan and Central Asia.
Changshu Institute of Technology
Changshu, China
An outstanding university in polytechnics and sciences of technological application.
Quaid-i-Azam University
Islamabad, Pakistan
One of the top ranked universities of Pakistan in a number of fields.
Shandong Vocational University of Foreign Affairs
Jinan, China
An outstanding center of academic and research excellence in the province of Shandong of China.
Samarkand State University
Tashkent, Uzbekistan
A classical higher educational institution, famous not only in Uzbekistan but also in many countries of the world.
Kazakh Institute of Technology and Business
Astana, Kazakhstan
One of the leading technical university in the country, with strong research infrastructure.
Tashkent State University of Economics
Tashkent, Uzbekistan
One of the largest higher education establishments in the sphere of economics in Uzbekistan and in Central Asia.
Conference Chairs
Salikh Sh. Tashpulatov, Doctor of Technical Sciences, Professor, Chairperson of the Consortium for the Advancement of Science and Technology, Tashkent, Uzbekistan
Chairperson of the Organizing Committee
Firuza I. Ikromkhonova, Dr., Associate Professor, Vice-Rector of the Tashkent State Pedagogical University, Uzbekistan
Co-Chairperson, Organizing Committee
  • Dr. Bakhodir A. Aliyev, Vice-Rector, Almaty Technological University, Almaty, Kazakhstan.
  • Dr. Jishu Zhang, Changshu Institute of Technology, Changshu, China.
  • Dr. Urana Danar, Ege University, Campus Bornova Izmir Turkiye.
  • Dr. Zhe Gao, Changshu Institute of Technology, Changshu, China.
  • Dr. Lazzat T. Sarttarova, Almaty Technological University, Almaty, Kazakhstan.
  • Dr. Gaziza A. Ganiyeva, Almaty Technological University, Almaty, Kazakhstan.
  • Dr. Merab V. Datuashvili, Akaki Tsereteli State University, Kutaisi, Georgia.
  • Dr. Dani Sarsekova, S. Seifullin Kazakh Agrotechnical Research University, Kazakhstan.
  • Dr. Fizuli Aziz oglu Mamedov, Azerbaijan Technological University, Baku, Azerbaijan.
Organizing Committee Members
  • Dr. Alex Krouglov, University College London, London, United Kingdom.
  • Dr. Anita Habók, Institute of Education, University of Szeged, Szeged, Hungary.
  • Dr. Raees Calafato, University of South-Eastern Norway, Drammen, Norway.
  • Dr. Leigen Liu, Changshu Institute of Technology, Changshu, China.
  • Dr. Xin Lu, Changshu Institute of Technology, Changshu, China.
  • Dr. Gökhan Zengin, Ege University, Engineering Faculty, Campus Bornova Izmir Turkiye.
  • Dr. Shakhrukh Madjidov, Changshu Institute of Technology, Changshu, China.
  • Dr. Ryskul Toktorova, Zhusup Balasagyn Kyrgyz National University, Bishkek, Kyrgyz Republic.
Program Committee Members
Book of Abstracts

We are happy to announce that we offer a book of abstracts as a publishing opportunity for all abstracts submitted and accepted. The book of abstracts contains a brief summary of each paper presented at the conference and will be made available online to all conference attendees. The book of abstracts is published online on the conference website.
Publishing Opportunities
The conference provides numerous publishing opportunities for participants and invited speakers.
Edited Volumes

A number of edited volumes that focus on our conference topics will be published after the conference in cooperation with Springer Nature and Routledge. The edited volumes provide an opportunity for participants to publish their research as book chapters, and they can be a great way to showcase the latest research and trends in the field. After publication, edited volumes are submitted for coverage in Scopus, Web of Science, Google Scholar, and others.
Journal Publication

In addition to the above publishing opportunities, the best papers presented at the conference will be submitted for high-impact academic journals published by Springer Nature, Wiley, Routledge, Emerald Publishing, and Elsevier. Reviewers and editors of the conference will conduct a quality peer-review process and provide highly valuable recommendations. This type of publication is available by invitation only.
Conference Proceedings

All accepted papers presented at the conference will be included in the conference proceedings, which will be published by Springer Nature and made available to the participants. Conference proceedings are submitted for coverage in Scopus, Web of Science, Google Scholar, and others.
Conference Speakers
The conference features a vibrant list of confirmed speakers who are deeply versed in their field and represent different research areas. The participants of the conference will be able to get acquainted with recognized experts and gain a deeper understanding of the topics discussed.
Dr. Martha Merrill
Kent State University, Kent, OH, United States of America
Theme: Global Perspectives on Higher Education: Four Inter-Related Themes
Dr. Martha C. Merrill lived in the Kyrgyz Republic from 1996 to 2001, while working on higher education reform, and has returned regularly for research and consulting with funding from Fulbright, IREX, and the Asian Development Bank. More recently, she has also been researching the International Branch Campuses and new domestic private universities in Uzbekistan.

Her research on Central Asia has been published in the following journals: Asian Education and Development Studies (IF 2.3), The Forum on International Research in Education, Central Asian Survey (IF 1.8), Higher Education in Russia and Beyond, Asian Education and Development Studies (IF 1.9), European Education (IF 0.8), International Higher Education (IF 0.8), and Central Eurasian Studies Review, as well as in local journals in Kyrgyzstan. She also has chapters in the books Globalization on the Margins: Education and Post-socialist Transformations in Central Asia (IAP, 2020); Reimagining Utopias: Theory and Method for Educational Research in Post-Socialist Contexts (SensePublishers Rotterdam, 2017); Politics, Identity and Education in Central Asia: Post-Soviet Kyrgyzstan (Routledge, 2013), The European Union in Central Asia (Routledge, 2011); and the forthcoming Redefining Educational Leadership in Central Asia. With Christopher Whitsel, she has published two works on cultural differences in research ethics.

Dr. Merrill is a Professor of Higher Education at Kent State University and Coordinator of the program's International Education Certificate. Her degrees are in Russian literature (BA, University of Michigan), Creative Writing (Master's, Boston University), College and University Administration (Master's and Ph.D., University of Michigan) and Islamic Studies (Master's, Columbia University). In addition to her work in Kyrgyzstan, her experience in international and comparative education over three decades includes curriculum design for a planned international college; academic leadership for an education abroad agency; and teaching of international, intercultural, and comparative education courses at the graduate level at two institutions.
Dr. Cennet Engin
Middle East Technical University, Department of Educational Sciences, Ankara, Türkiye
Theme: TBA
Prof. Dr. Cennet Engin is a distinguished scholar and esteemed Professor at the Faculty of Education in the renowned Middle East Technical University. With an impressive academic background, she earned her Ph.D. in Curriculum and Instruction from the same institution in 1997, following a Master's degree in the same field in 1991, and a Bachelor's degree in Psychological Counseling and Guidance in 1988.

Throughout her academic journey, Dr. Engin has displayed a profound passion for research and an unwavering commitment to the field of education. Her research interests encompass a wide range of topics, including Education in Central Asian Countries, citizenship education, gender and education, social foundations of curriculum, education of disadvantaged students, child labor and education, hidden curriculum, and sexuality education.

As a testament to her leadership and expertise, Dr. Engin has held the position of Head of the Department of Educational Sciences at Middle East Technical University since 2015. Her dedication to advancing knowledge and fostering international collaboration has been recognized by her participation in the Fulbright Senior Scholar Program in 2010-2011. Additionally, Dr. Engin has shared her expertise globally through academic mobility activities. Notably, she engaged in the Erasmus Programme as a lecturer at Carl von Ossietzky Universitaet Oldenburg, Germany, furthering the exchange of knowledge and ideas.

Dr. Engin's contributions to academia are exemplified by her extensive publication record, with numerous journal articles indexed by SCI, SSCI, and AHCI. Her research has appeared in prestigious publications, addressing critical issues such as gender equality in education, democratic environments in higher education, and the educational policies in Türkiye, the Balkans, Central Asia and Caucasus countries: Gender and Education (IF 2.2), Critical Studies in Education (IF 3.9), The Educational Forum (IF 1.3), International Journal of Educational Development (IF 2.5), Journal of Career Development (IF 2.9), Educational Research and Evaluation (IF 1.4), Central Asian Survey (IF 1.8), Journal of Studies in International Education (IF 2.4), and many others.

Apart from her academic accomplishments, Dr. Cennet Engin is also a published author of book chapters, where she contributes valuable insights to the field of educational administration and politics. Her dedication to research, leadership in education, and international engagement have made her an influential figure in her field, inspiring future generations of educators and researchers worldwide.
Dr. Nelli Piattoeva
Department of Education, University of Tampere, Finland
Theme: TBA
Dr. Nelli Piattoeva is an esteemed Associate Professor at Tampere University, Finland. Her academic journey includes completing her post-doctoral research at the Institute for Advanced Social Research in Tampere during 2012-2014. Additionally, she served as a visiting scholar at the Humboldt University in Berlin, Germany, from 2017 to 2018, further enriching her expertise. In 2018, Dr. Piattoeva was appointed as an Associate Professor of education (tenure track) at the New Social Research programme, an innovative interdisciplinary social science research unit funded by the Academy of Finland at Tampere University.

Her research agenda centers around the intricate entanglements between education and politics, primarily focusing on three main domains. Firstly, she delves into formal education as a means of politics and governance in societies, exploring aspects such as the relationship between education and nation-building, as well as the impact of digitalization and datafication on public education. Secondly, she analyzes the evolving methods of governing formal education, investigating areas such as the introduction of performance targets and numerical assessments. Thirdly, Dr. Piattoeva is deeply interested in the practices of knowledge production concerning education and their connections to governance and (geo)politics. For example, she examines the influence of Cold War ideologies and stereotypes on knowledge-making about education and childhood in former socialist countries.

Geographically, Dr. Piattoeva's research primarily focuses on Russia and the post-Soviet space, allowing her to gain in-depth insights into the region's educational landscape and its intersection with political and societal factors. Her scholarly contributions have garnered recognition in the academic community, and she continues to make significant strides in understanding the complex relationships between education and politics in contemporary societies.

In 2019, Dr. Nelli Piattoeva became a co-recipient of the prestigious Book Award by the Special Interest Group in Globalization and Education, Comparative and International Education Society (CIES) for the edited volume Politics of Quality in Education: A Comparative Study of Brazil, China, and Russia (eds. Jaakko Kauko, Risto Rinne and Tuomas Takala). Her research regularly appears in the leading academic journals, including Journal of Curriculum Studies (IF 2.1), International Journal of Educational Development (IF 2.5), Globalisation, Societies and Education (IF 2.2), European Education (IF 0.8), Comparative Education Review (IF 2), Learning, Media and Technology (IF 6.9), Critical Studies in Education (IF 3.9), and Journal of Education Policy (IF 3).
Dr. Didac Ferrer-Balas
Institute of Sustainability, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain
Theme: "Collaborative Culture, The Missing Piece at Universities"
Dr. Didac Ferrer-Balas (Barcelona, 1974) is an industrial and materials engineer who graduated in 1997 and earned his doctorate in materials science in 2001 from the Technical University of Catalonia (UPC-Barcelona Tech). His passion lies in the field of education sciences, particularly in sustainability and interdisciplinary research.

Specializing in sustainability in higher education, social innovation, and collaborative organizations, Dr. Ferrer-Balas emphasizes the importance of building relationships and organizational systems to achieve sustainability goals. Inspired by living systems in nature, he advocates for interdependence, cooperation, self-organization, recycling, flexibility, and diversity as guiding principles for societal transformation.

Since the year 2000, Dr. Ferrer-Balas has been actively involved in sustainability management at the university, leading various projects in curriculum development, sustainable education, and interdisciplinary research. Currently, he serves as the head of the Innovation and Community Office at UPC, focusing on sustainability, gender, inclusion, cooperation, and collaboration. He also coordinates the Nexus24 collaborative communities program.

Dr. Ferrer-Balas has been member of the editorial boards of Journal of Cleaner Production (Elsevier) and Sustainability Science (Springer Nature). He has been in the scientific committees and chairs of various international conferences (EESD, AGS, EMSU). A prolific author, Dr. Ferrer-Balas has co-authored multiple books and written numerous articles. His research regularly appears in Sustainability Science (IF 6), International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education (IF 3.1), Journal of Cleaner Production (IF 11.1), European Journal of Engineering Education (IF 2.2), and many others.

Beyond academia, he co-founded Tarpuna, a non-profit cooperative dedicated to social inclusion through sustainability initiatives. He has also provided advisory services to the Barcelona City Council for the public FabLabs network.
Dr. Lan Umek
University of Ljubljana, Slovenia
Theme: TBA.
Dr. Lan Umek is an esteemed scholar and Vice Dean for Scientific Research at the University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Public Administration. With a strong background in applied mathematics and a PhD in statistics, he is an expert in data analysis and its application in various domains. At the Faculty of Public Administration, he shares his knowledge through engaging lectures on data analysis in diverse courses. He is focused on educational courses, educational institutions, learning management systems, and public administration.

Dr. Umek's research interests are broad and encompass statistics, data mining, survey research, and bibliometric analysis. He actively contributes to multiple research projects, where his primary focus lies in conducting insightful data analysis. His exceptional dedication and teaching abilities have been recognized by the Faculty of Public Administration Student Council, who have honored him as one of the best lecturers for two consecutive years.

As a prolific author, Dr. Umek has published several influential works on topics ranging from educational courses and institutions to learning management systems and public administration. Notably, his research during the COVID-19 pandemic has shed light on the impact of online learning in higher education, student satisfaction, and the use of ICT by administrative authorities for a sustainable future. Employing a bibliometric approach and data mining techniques, his studies have provided valuable insights into research trends and critical factors affecting the e-learning environment.

Dr. Lan Umek's research regularly appears in prestigious academic journals, including Learning and Instruction (IF 6.2), Future Internet (IF 3.4), Interactive Technology and Smart Education (IF 4.4), Sustainability (IF 3.9), PLoS One (IF 3.7), Frontiers in Education (IF 2.6), International Journal of Innovation and Learning (IF 0.8), and many others.

Dr. Umek's dedication to advancing knowledge in his field and his exceptional contributions to academia have solidified his position as the Vice Dean for scientific research at the Faculty of Public Administration. His work continues to inspire both students and fellow scholars, driving innovation and understanding in the realm of data analysis and its applications in the public sector and education.

Registration, Participation, & Submission
The conference offers various registration and participation options to accommodate both in-person and virtual experiences for attendees.
1. Register for conference participation with an abstract of your paper
  • To register for the conference, participants are required to submit brief abstracts of up to 800 words. This can be done by registering with the AST Consortium platform. Abstracts will be reviewed and accepted on a rolling basis, and the Conference Committee will ensure that the submission topic aligns with the conference's scope.

  • The abstracts must meet the formatting requirements specified in the template. Each abstract must correspond to the scope of the conference and reflect results of independent research. All abstracts must be original; all the files submitted by the authors will be checked for plagiarism. The maximum number of authors in one abstract is six.

  • Once an abstract is accepted, it is mandatory that at least one of the authors present either in-person or virtually (oral session presentation or with a poster). Authors can submit multiple abstracts for review, but if more than one is accepted, each additional abstract will require an extra fee. There are no limitations on the number of abstracts being submitted by the author. However, we highly recommend to submit no more than three abstracts from one author.

  • In addition, we highly recommend submitting abstracts as early as possible, as this will give the Committee ample time to review and provide feedback. There are different registration deadlines (early bird, registration, and late) with a changing amount of registration fee.

  • By submitting an abstract, authors have the opportunity to present their research to a global audience, engage with peers, and receive valuable feedback. It is an excellent opportunity to showcase their work and contribute to the advancement of their field. All accepted abstracts will appear in the Conference Book of Abstracts. Once an abstract is accepted, the authors are invited to submit a full paper for publication in the conference proceedings or edited volumes by the deadline.
Participation in conferences can take various forms, including both online and in-person options. One should choose an appropriate form of participation when registering.
2. Choose the form of participation: in-person or virtual
In-person forms of participation:
In-person with a session (oral) presentation: If you're able to attend a conference in person, presenting your research in a session presentation is an excellent way to share your work with others. You'll have the opportunity to engage with the audience and answer questions about your research. Your full paper is published in the conference proceedings, edited volumes, or partner journals, with coverage by leading databases (Scopus, Web of Science, and others).
In-person with a poster presentation: Like online poster presentations, in-person poster presentations allow you to display your research in a visual format. You'll have the opportunity to discuss your research with attendees and answer questions. Posters will be also available on the website. Your full paper is published in the conference proceedings, edited volumes, or partner journals, with coverage by leading databases (Scopus, Web of Science, and others).
In-person as a listener, no presentation & no publication: If you're attending a conference in person but don't have any research to present, you can still participate as a listener. You'll be able to attend sessions, listen to presentations, and engage with other attendees, but you won't have a presentation or publication.
Virtual forms of participation:
Online with a session presentation: If you are unable to attend the conference in person but are scheduled to present, a session presentation online is an excellent option. This type of presentation allows you to share your research with others and answer questions from the audience, despite not being present physically. As an online presenter, you can have your paper published in the conference proceedings, edited volumes, or partner journals, with coverage by leading databases (Scopus, Web of Science, and others). The options available include prerecorded presentations, which will be published on the conference website and available to all participants, or live online presentations with a short Q&A session.
Online with a poster presentation: Another way to present your research online is through a poster presentation. This option allows you to display your research in a visual format, making it easier for others to understand and engage with. Posters are published online on the conference website. You may publish the full paper in the conference proceedings, edited volumes, or partner journals, with coverage by leading databases (Scopus, Web of Science, and others).
Online as a listener, no presentation & no publication: If you're interested in attending a conference but don't have any research to present, you can still participate as a listener. You'll be able to attend sessions, listen to presentations, and engage with other attendees, but you won't have a presentation or publication.
To ensure that participants from all over the world have wider access to the conference, there are three additional fully online participation options available. When registering for the conference, participants can choose the most appropriate form of participation based on their preferences and circumstances.
3. Take part in the conference
Conference Venue
The conference will take place at the Tashkent State Pedagogical University (Tashkent, Uzbekistan). Some professional sessions will take place at other educational institutions in the city of Tashkent.

  • Tashkent State Pedagogical University (TSPU) is a prominent and esteemed institution of higher education in Uzbekistan, dedicated to teacher training and educational research. Established in 1935, the university has a long and illustrious history of shaping the country's education landscape and producing skilled educators.

  • TSPU offers a comprehensive range of undergraduate and graduate programs in various fields related to education and pedagogy. It is renowned for its teacher training programs, which play a vital role in developing competent and qualified educators who contribute to the advancement of the nation's education system.

  • The university boasts a distinguished faculty of experienced educators, researchers, and scholars who are committed to academic excellence and innovation. They work closely with students to nurture their intellectual abilities, foster critical thinking, and instill a passion for lifelong learning.

  • Tashkent State Pedagogical University maintains strong ties with educational institutions and organizations at both the national and international levels. These collaborations provide students with valuable opportunities for exchange programs, research partnerships, and exposure to global educational practices.

  • As a center for educational research, TSPU actively engages in scholarly activities and contributes to the advancement of pedagogical sciences. The university's research initiatives focus on enhancing teaching methods, curriculum development, and educational policies to address the evolving needs of the education sector in Uzbekistan.
Welcome to Tashkent, the vibrant capital city of Uzbekistan, where ancient history blends harmoniously with modern development. Situated along the ancient Silk Road, Tashkent has been a significant cultural and trading hub for centuries. Today, it stands as a city that proudly showcases its rich history, cultural heritage, and progressive modernization.

  • Tashkent's history dates back over two millennia, with evidence of settlement in the area as far back as the 5th century BC. Throughout the centuries, Tashkent has witnessed the rise and fall of various empires, including the Persians, Arabs, and Mongols. The city reached its pinnacle during the 14th and 15th centuries when it became the capital of the Timurid Empire, led by the famous conqueror, Tamerlane.

  • Tashkent's cultural heritage is a treasure trove for history enthusiasts. One of the city's most iconic landmarks is the Khast-Imam Complex, which houses the stunning Barak-Khan Madrasah, the Tilla Sheikh Mosque, and the world-renowned Quran of Caliph Uthman. The Chorsu Bazaar, a bustling marketplace with its vibrant colors and aromas, offers a glimpse into Uzbekistan's traditional way of life and trade. The city's museums are a must-visit to delve into its past. The State Museum of History of Uzbekistan and the Amir Timur Museum provide captivating insights into the region's history, art, and culture.

  • Tashkent has seen rapid modernization in recent years, preserving its historical charm while embracing contemporary advancements. The city's infrastructure boasts modern buildings, well-planned streets, and green spaces. As Uzbekistan's economic, political, and cultural center, Tashkent has attracted significant investment, leading to the development of modern shopping centers, restaurants, and entertainment venues.
There are numerous hotels you can stay in the wonderful city of Tashkent. Kindly use the or contact the organizers via the contact details below if you need assistance.

Tashkent, the capital city of Uzbekistan, welcomes visitors with a wide range of accommodation options to suit various preferences and budgets. Whether you're seeking luxury hotels, comfortable mid-range stays, or budget-friendly hostels, Tashkent has something for every traveler.

1. Luxury Hotels:
For those seeking opulent and world-class amenities, Tashkent offers several luxury hotels that cater to your every need. These hotels often feature stunning architecture, lush gardens, and top-notch facilities:
  • Hyatt Regency Tashkent: Located in the heart of the city, this five-star hotel offers elegantly designed rooms, a spa, fitness center, and multiple dining options serving international and local cuisine.
  • International Hotel Tashkent: With its convenient location near Independence Square, this luxury hotel provides spacious rooms, a rooftop pool, and impressive views of the city skyline.
  • Wyndham Tashkent: Situated in the business district, this hotel boasts modern rooms, a rooftop terrace, and a range of dining options.

2. Mid-Range Hotels:
Travelers seeking comfort and quality without breaking the bank will find numerous mid-range hotels that offer great value for money:
  • Ramada Tashkent: A well-regarded mid-range option with comfortable rooms, a fitness center, and easy access to popular attractions.
  • Ichan Qal'a Boutique Hotel: This charming boutique hotel features tastefully decorated rooms with traditional Uzbek accents and a cozy courtyard. It's perfect for travelers who appreciate a more intimate atmosphere.
  • Mirzo Boutique Hotel: Offering a blend of modernity and Uzbek traditions, this hotel is located in a quiet area, providing a peaceful retreat after exploring the bustling city.

3. Budget-Friendly Accommodations:
For budget-conscious travelers, Tashkent has a selection of hostels and budget hotels that offer affordable rates and a chance to meet fellow travelers:
  • Topchan Hostel: Known for its friendly atmosphere and helpful staff, this hostel provides dormitory-style rooms and private rooms at a budget-friendly price.
  • Art Hostel Tashkent: A cozy and artistic hostel with shared facilities, ideal for backpackers and solo travelers looking for a sociable environment.
  • Tashkent Hostel: Another popular hostel offering a communal kitchen and comfortable common areas, promoting interaction among guests.
Tashkent, the capital city of Uzbekistan, is well-connected and easily accessible from various parts of the world. Whether you prefer to travel by air, train, or car, here's a brief guide on how to reach Tashkent:

1. By Air:
  • International Flights: Tashkent International Airport (IATA: TAS) serves as the primary gateway to Uzbekistan. It operates numerous international flights from major cities across Europe, Asia, the Middle East, and beyond. Airlines such as Uzbekistan Airways, Aeroflot, Turkish Airlines, Emirates, and many others offer regular flights to Tashkent.
  • Domestic Flights: If you are already in Uzbekistan and want to travel to Tashkent from other cities within the country, domestic flights are available from airports like Samarkand, Bukhara, and Urgench to Tashkent.

2. By Train:
  • International Trains: Tashkent is well-connected to neighboring countries through international train services. For example, the high-speed Afrosiyob train runs between Tashkent and Samarkand, making it a convenient option for travelers visiting both cities.
  • Domestic Trains: Uzbekistan's national railway system provides an extensive network of trains that connect Tashkent to various cities within the country, including Bukhara, Khiva, Nukus, and more. The trains offer different classes, including standard, business, and sleeping compartments.

3. By Car:
  • From Neighboring Countries: Tashkent is accessible by road from neighboring countries like Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, and Turkmenistan. However, it's essential to check visa requirements and border crossing regulations before embarking on a cross-border road trip.
  • Within Uzbekistan: If you are already in Uzbekistan and wish to travel to Tashkent by car, there are well-maintained roads connecting the capital city to other major cities in the country. The road infrastructure has improved over the years, making travel by car a viable option.

Visa to Uzbekistan
  • Uzbekistan is an open and friendly country. Citizens from many countries (EU, Canada, Turkey, CIS, South Korea, Japan, and others) do not require a visa to enter Uzbekistan. All the others may apply for an electronic visa, without the need to visit an embassy or consulate. Please check VISA requirements here.
The City of Tashkent
Accommodation in Tashkent, Uzbekistan
Getting There
4. Provide a full paper for publication
  • After submitting, reviewing, and registering your abstract for the conference, the authors are expected to submit an original piece of research that is not currently under consideration elsewhere. The full-length papers must adhere to the formatting requirements provided in the 'Full paper template.' Full-length paper submissions are accepted on a rolling basis, immediately following the acceptance of the paper abstract and completion of conference registration. One registered abstract implies submitting one full-length paper for publication either in the conference proceedings, edited book volumes, or academic journals.

  • To ensure the originality of the papers, all incoming full papers will be checked for plagiarism. Additionally, all paper submissions will be peer-reviewed by at least two independent scholars. This process guarantees that the papers accepted for publication at the conference are of the highest quality. The proceedings editors will assist in finalizing papers for publication.

  • Authors will have an opportunity to submit a revised full paper after the conference, based on the feedback received during the discussions and interactions with other participants. This is an excellent opportunity to refine and improve the research work further, as well as to present their research to a global audience.

  • After conducting a peer review, the editors assign the type of publication based on the quality of the submission: conference proceedings ("Conference Paper"), edited volumes ("Book Chapter"), or academic journal ("Article"). Full papers are published within 4-12 month after being submitted to the publisher (depending on the type of publication). All published papers are sent for coverage by the leading databases (Scopus, Web of Science, and others).
Authors' guidelines
Dates & Deadlines
Registration deadlines
Full paper submission deadline
Conference dates
  • Early registration: May 20, 2023.
  • Standard registration: September 15, 2023.
  • Late registration: October 20, 2023.
  • Arrivals: November 8, 2023.
  • Day 1: November 9, 2023.
  • Day 2: November 10, 2023.
  • Day 3 (local visits & networking): November 11, 2023.
  • Departures: November 12, 2023.
  • On the rolling basis, but no later than December 15, 2023.
  • Participants are encouraged to submit full papers as early as possible after having their abstracts accepted and registration confirmed.
  • Book of Abstracts: November 4, 2023.
  • Final conference program: November 4, 2023.
  • Conference proceedings: approx. 4 month after submission to the publisher.
  • Edited volumes: approx. 6 month after submission to the publisher.
  • Journal issues: on the rolling basis.
Registration Fees
  • Early registration (on or before May 20, 2023): US$150.
  • Standard registration (on or before September 15, 2023): US$250.
  • Late registration (on or before October 20, 2023): US$350.
  • Early registration (on or before May 20, 2023): US$150.
  • Standard registration (on or before September 15, 2023): US$200.
  • Late registration (on or before October 20, 2023): US$250.
  • Text translation.
  • Paper proofreading.
  • Paper editing.
  • Gala Dinner at Hyatt Regency Tashkent (Day 2 Evening): US$40.
  • Two-day trip to the ancient city of Samarkand, Uzbekistan (including travel, accommodation, full board): US$200 per person.
What's included:
  • Access to all conference and poster sessions.
  • Presentation of one paper at a conference or poster session.
  • Program booklet, Book of Abstracts, proceedings copy (PDF).
  • Coffee breaks, lunches, dinners, and refreshments for the entire conference.
  • Tashkent City Excursion: The City at the Silk Road: History & Modernity.
  • Visits to local industries and networking.
  • One paper publication in the proceedings / edited volumes / academic journals (covered by Scopus, Web of Science). At least one paper author must present in-person.
  • Certificate of participation.
What's included:
  • Virtual access to conference and poster sessions.
  • Program booklet & Book of Abstracts (PDF).
  • One paper publication in the proceedings / edited volumes / academic journals (covered by Scopus, Web of Science). At least one paper author must present virtually.
  • Proceedings copy (PDF).
  • Certificate of participation.
  • Conference videos and other materials.
Translation & editing services
Virtual participation
Additional opportunities for in-person participants
In-person participation
Sponsorship Opportunities
The conference attracts numerous participants from all over the world, both industrial and academic delegates, to discuss the latest advances in education sciences.

This year conference will be attended by 400 in-person participants from 15 countries, in addition to more than 800 virtual participants from 20+ countries, representing all major areas in education, learning, technology, and innovation.

To request a sponsorship kit, kindly contact us:
Resources for Authors & Participants
Conference flyer
This section provides authors and participants with essential information regarding a manuscript preparation, terms of participation, travel conditions and much more.
Frequently Asked Questions
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