The International Conference on Learning Analytics & Knowledge is the premier research forum, providing common ground for academics, administrators, software developers and companies to shape and debate the state of the art.
- LAK14: The fourth conference will be next March in Indianapolis, Indiana, USA, hosted by Purdue University, John N. Gardner Institute for Excellence in Undergraduate Education, and University of Wisconsin-Madison.
- LAK13: The third conference was in April 2013 in the ancient city of Leuven, very close to Brussels, hosted by University of Leuven [ACM Proceedings]
- LAK12: The second conference doubled in size and sold out in Vancouver, hosted by University of British Columbia [ACM Proceedings][video replays]
- LAK11: The inaugural conference launched in 2011, and was held in Banff, Alberta, hosted by Athabasca University [ACM Proceedings][video replays]
The conference is in cooperation with ACM in association with ACM SIGCHI and ACM SIGWEB, with the peer reviewed proceedings archived in the ACM Digital Library. There are over 34,000 individual subscribers to the Digital Library, and over 2,800 library subscriptions. This guarantees that the proceedings will be available to the widest possible audience of computing professionals. ACM has an enlightened copyright policy: authors may self-archive their own papers as freely available eprints, as long as they carry the specified ACM statement.