In 2011 SoLAR launched LAK — the ACM International Conference on Learning Analytics & Knowledge, which we continue to coordinate as the primary research conference in the field, every April.

In July 2013, we launched LASI — the Learning Analytics Summer Institute and LASI-Local — the global network of regional satellite events.

In December 2013, the Australian Learning Analytics Summer Institute (A-LASI) will be held in conjunction with the 30th Ascilite Conference.

Throughout the year, we also fan the flames of local Flares to build the networks in geographical regions, and aim to brew a perfect Storm amongst PhD students, their supervisors and the wider community with monthly online meetings…