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Update: Proceedings have been published in SpringerLink Digital Library.

The Best Paper Announcement!

The Best Paper Award of EAI DLI 2020 goes to the authors of the paper:

The Impact of a Digitally-Augmented Reading Instruction on Reading Motivation and Comprehension of Third Graders

Ribeiro, Pedro (Rhine-Waal University of Applied Sciences);
Michel, Anna (Rhine-Waal University of Applied Sciences);
Sylla, Cristina (Research Centre on Child Studies – ITI/LARSyS);
Iurgel, Ido (Rhein-Waal University of Applied Sciences);
Müller, Wolfgang (University of Education);
Ressel, Christian (Rhine-Waal University of Applied Sciences);
Wennemaring, Katharina (Rhine-Waal University of Applied Sciences)



All registered papers will be submitted for publishing by Springer and made available through SpringerLink Digital Library.

DLI proceedings are indexed in leading indexing services, Ei Compendex, ISI Web of Science, Scopus, CrossRef, Google Scholar, DBLP, as well as EAI’s own EU Digital Library (EUDL).

All accepted authors are eligible to submit an extended version in a fast track of:

Additional publication opportunities:


Design, Learning, Innovation (DLI) is a conference for researchers, designers, educators, and practitioners to share their latest research findings, emerging technologies, and innovative methods in the areas of inclusive and playful designs and learning with digital technologies. The annual conference incorporates papers, demos, work-in-progress, workshops, symposiums and discussions on how to create digital experiences to fulfil human needs.

About DLI 2020

The 5th EAI Design, Learning & Innovation (DLI 2020) conference 2020 will take place in Aalborg, Denmark between November 5-6.

This year’s theme of the conference is “Sustainable development realising human needs”.

DLI is an annual conference promoting research focusing on innovative designs for learning and the use of digital technologies. Aalborg is a hub for sustainable development, shaping conditions for future digital learning and practices. This year, DLI invites critical and innovative perspectives on the theme “sustainable development realising human needs” targeting a conceptualisation of the effects and impact of digital technologies for, in a sustainable and playful way, fostering human beings to realising their needs and ideas. All submission related to design, learning and innovation (DLI) are also welcome to the conference.

You are invited to participate in the following tracks: full and short papers, demos, work-in-progress, workshops, and symposiums. There will be a doctoral consortium supporting Ph.D. students’ and their work-in-progress.

About EAI

This event is organized by EAI.

EAI – European Alliance for Innovation is a non-profit organization and a professional community established in cooperation with the European Commission to empower the global research and innovation, and to promote cooperation between European and International ICT communities.

EAI’s vision is to foster excellence in research and innovation on the principles of transparency, objectivity, equality, and openness. Our guiding principle is community cooperation to create better research, provide fair recognition of excellence and transform best ideas into commercial value proposition.

EAI‘s mission is to create an environment that rewards excellence transparently, and builds recognition objectively regardless of age, economic status or country of origin, where no membership fees or closed door committees stand in the way of your research career.

Through these shared values, EAI leads the way toward advancing the world of research and innovation, empowering individuals and institutions for the good of society to fully benefit from the digital revolution.

Welcome to the EAI Community

Let the EAI Community help you build your career with collaborative research, objective evaluation, and fair recognition:

  • Extra visibility for your paper and fair review  →  Community Review
  • Get credits to receive membership ranks and global recognition  →  EAI Index
  • Real-time evaluation and feedback on your presentation on-site  →  EAI Compass

Important dates

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Previous DLI editions

2019 – Aalborg, Denmark
2018 – Braga, Portugal
 – Heraklion, Crete, Greece
2016 – Esbjerg, Denmark