Koli Calling

International Conference on Computing Education Research

Welcome to Koli Calling!

19th Koli Calling International Conference on Computing Education Research

November 21-24, 2019
Koli, Finland

Conference program

Keynote Speaker

Associate Professor Amy J. Ko
University of Washington Information School, USA

Koli Calling is one of the leading international conferences dedicated to the exchange of research and practice relevant to the scholarship of teaching and learning and to education research in the computing disciplines. The conference will be held in co-operation with ACM Special Interest Group on Computer Science Education. Koli Calling publishes high-quality papers that combine teaching and learning experiences with solid, theoretically anchored research. Proceedings will be made available via the ACM Digital Library.

The conference is held annually at the Hotel Koli, about 60km north of Joensuu, Finland. The 2019 conference is organised by the University of Helsinki (Finland) in collaboration with University of Adelaide (Australia), and University of Eastern Finland.

You are warmly welcome to participate 19th Koli Calling conference that is known for its moderate size, intimate atmosphere, and lively discussions.

Koli Calling 2019 News

  • November 18, 2019: Program available!
  • September 12, 2019: Deadline for poster and demo paper submissions has been extended until September 20!
  • September 12, 2019: There are some changes for the important deadlines of the conference. Check them carefully and update your calendar!
  • September 11, 2019: Information about travelling is now available.
  • September 10, 2019: Conference registration is now open!
  • August 26, 2019: Doctoral consortium application date extended to September 3, 2019 - just in case you got too busy with ICER! :)
  • July 25, 2019: Information about Doctoral Consortium added
  • June 28, 2019: Call for Papers updated
  • May 10, 2019: Call for Papers published
  • March 12, 2019: We are currently updating the conference website – more information will be available soon!
  • March 12, 2019: Koli Calling 2018 Conference Proceedings is available at the ACM Digital Library

Important Deadlines

See full list in the Call for Papers. All deadlines are Anywhere on Earth (AoE), which is UTC-12.

Research and short papers

  • Submission deadline (papers): Midnight Monday 5th August
  • Notification of acceptance: Monday 9th September
  • Camera-ready version (research and short papers): Monday 30th September

Poster and demo papers

  • Submission deadline (posters and demo papers): Midnight Saturday 14th Friday 20th September
  • Notification of outcome (posters): Monday 30th September
  • Camera-ready copy (posters): Monday 7th October


  • Early-bird registration: Thursday 3rd October
  • Registration deadline: Thursday 17th October
  • Doctoral consortium: 19th-20th November
  • Conference: 21st-24th November

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