The conference

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Join us on March 22-24, 2018, for the Transmedia Literacy International Conference. This event brings together a vibrant and global community of media and education researchers and innovators. The conference is organized as a part of the dissemination activities of the TRANSLITERACY H2020 action, a project that involves researchers from Europe, Latin America and Australia. Beyond the paper sessions and the keynotes the Transmedia Literacy International Conference will include workshops and short presentations by education innovation leaders. The main objective of the conference is to share research outputs and practices around the following topics:

  • Transmedia literacy
  • Transmedia education
  • Transmedia skills and informal learning strategies
  • Media literacy
  • Educommunication
  • Student-generated contents
  • Collaborative cultures and education
  • Fan cultures and education

Transmedia Literacy International Conference will be held at the Universitat Pompeu Fabra – Barcelona, and will feature a series of workshops for teachers as well as two days of paper sessions and a special event around Transmedia Literacy. We hope you can join us!

This event has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 645238


  • Proposals submission: October 31, 2017
  • Notifications: December 15, 2017

FREE registration:

  • With accepted proposals: from December 20 to February 15, 2018
  • Other participants: from February 15, 2018. REGISTER HERE.

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The Program

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Keynote speakers

#EDUxperience  (Xerrades dinàmiques amb joves i adults actius que aprenen i ensenyen amb els mitjans)

  • Maria Sabiote – Professora de ciències socials especialitzada a fer propostes de ludificació (gamification) a tercer d’ESO.
  • Carla Sevillano – Estudiant del grau universitari de Videojocs-Developers de l’Escola de Noves Tecnologies Interactives (ENTI-Universitat de Barcelona), especialista en jocs aplicats i d’entreteniment temàtic (ENTI).
  • Txema Arenas – Cap d’estudis i professor de l’Institut Joan Salvat-Papasseit de Barcelona amb experiència en disseny, realització i coordinació de projectes educatius.
  • Marta Botet – Estudiant de secundària i booktuber al canal “Recomanacions de llibres”.
  • Gonzalo Frasca – Chief design officer a l’estudi de videojocs DragonBox i catedràtic de Jocs a la Universitat ORT (Uruguai)
  • Solo K.OS – Jove raper de dinou anys conegut al circuit de ‘batalles de galls’ de Barcelona.



The Transmedia Literacy Conference will accept the following formats:

  • Research Papers: participants must send research papers (extension: 6,000 -8,000 words) before October 31, 2017. The Transmedia Literacy International Conference will accept proposals tailored to the diverse forms of research in the field of transmedia literacy, transmedia education, transmedia skills and informal learning strategies, media literacy, educommunication, student-generated contents, collaborative cultures and education, and fan cultures and education.
    • Paper parallel sessions will be held on March 22 (afternoon) and March 23 (morning & afternoon).
    • If you are interested in presenting a Research Paper, please fill and submit a proposal in English (download the Paper Guidelines) to the following email:, clearly indicating that is a Research Paper proposal in the subject. Please send a MS Word file (.doc, or .docx); do not send PDF documents. Both empirical researches and theoretical papers are welcome.
    • Conference proceedings will only include selected abstracts. Authors are free to submit their full papers to other publications.
    • Deadline: October 31, 2017.
  • Innovative Educational Practices: participants must send before October 31, 2017 an extended abstract (extension: 1,200-1,500 words) describing a real educational experience in primary/secondary schools involving transmedia storytelling, collaborative practices in social media, student-generated contents o any other educommunicational activity.
    • Innovative educational practices sessions will be held on March 22 (afternoon) and March 23 (morning & afternoon).
    • If you are interested in presenting an Innovative Educational Practice, please fill and submit a proposal in English (download the specific guidelines here) to the following email:, clearly indicating that is an Innovative Educational Practice proposal in the subject. Please send a MS Word file (.doc, or .docx); do not send PDF documents.
    • Deadline: October 31, 2017.
  • Workshops: the Transmedia Literacy International Conference will accept a short number of workshops oriented to high-school teachers/professors. The workshops should be designed for short groups (no more than 20 people) and the duration should be 4 hours (240 minutes including a break); they could explore different uses and experiences around transmedia storytelling and collaborative cultures in the classroom.
    • Workshops will be held on March 23 (morning & afternoon) and, eventually, on March 24 (morning).
    • Workshops can be in English, Spanish or Catalan (Los talleres pueden ser en inglés, castellano o catalán / Els tallers poden ser en anglès, castellà o català).
      • English: If you are interested in organizing a Workshop, please fill the following Workshop proposal (extension: 1,500-2,000 words) (download the specific guidelines here) and submit it to:, clearly indicating that is a Workshop proposal in the subject. Please send a MS Word file (.doc, or .docx); do not send PDF documents.
      • Castellano: Si estás interesado en organizar un Taller, por favor completa la siguiente propuesta (descargar la guía) (extensión: 1.500-2.000 palabras) y envíala a:, indicando claramente que es una propuesta de Taller. Por favor, envía un archivo MS Word (.doc o .docx); no envíes documentos PDF.
      • Catalán: Si estàs interessat a organitzar un Taller, per favor completa la següent proposta (descarregar la guia) (extensió: 1.500-2.000 paraules) i envia-la a:, indicant clarament que és una proposta de Taller. Per favor, envia un arxiu MS Word (.doc o .docx); no enviïs documents PDF.
    • Deadline: October 31, 2017.


Check the Program

Important details

  • This conference is supported by the TRANSLITERACY Project / H2020 Research and Innovation Programme under Grant Agreement No. 645238. The registration is free and includes coffee-breaks.
  • Participants with accepted papers, innovative experiences or workshops will have priority for registration. The registration will then be opened to other participants.
  • All conference rooms will be equipped with standard Wi-Fi broadband service, PC, Power Point / Adobe PDF software, AV projection, sound, and VGA adapters. We will not provide additional bandwidth capacity or provide other special equipment.


Scientific Committee

  • Carlos A. Scolari – Universitat Pompeu Fabra (Spain)
  • Elisenda Ardévol –Universitat Oberta de Catalunya (Spain)
  • Rosalía Winocur – Universidad de la República (Uruguay)
  • Gladys Ceretta – Universidad de la República (Uruguay)
  • Sara Pereira – Universidade do Minho (Portugal)
  • Raine Koskimaa – University of Jyväskylä (Finland)
  • Rebecca Enyon – Oxford Internet Institute (United Kingdom)
  • Simona Tirocchi – Università degli Studi di Torino (Italy)
  • Carlos Barreneche – Pontificia Universidad Javeriana (Colombia)
  • Gabriella Taddeo – Istituto Nazionale Documentazione Innovazione Ricerca Educativa (Italy)
  • Heather Horst – University of Sidney (Australia)
  • Sarah Pink – RMIT University (Australia)
  • CLIK – Centre per a la Innovació en Aprenentatge i Coneixement  (UPF, Spain)


Organization Committee

  • Carlos A. Scolari – Universitat Pompeu Fabra
  • Maria-Jose Masanet – Universitat Pompeu Fabra
  • Mar Guerrero-Pico – Universitat Pompeu Fabra
  • María-José Establés – Universitat Pompeu Fabra
  • Elisenda Ardèvol – Universitat Oberta de Catalunya
  • Israel Márquez – Universitat Oberta de Catalunya
  • Débora Lanzeni – Universitat Oberta de Catalunya
  • Ruth Contreras – Universitat de Vic


Universitat Pompeu Fabra
Roc Boronat Building #52 (Campus of Communication – Poblenou)
Roc Boronat, 138, 08018, Barcelona (Google Maps)


How to arrive

  • Subway: Line 1 GLÒRIES
  • Tram: T4 Line GLÒRIES (Ca l’Aranyó) or T5 and T6 Lines GLÒRIES (La Farinera)
  • Bus Lines: H14, B25, B20, 192, 92, 42, 40, 7 or 6

For more information about the Universitat Pompeu Fabra – Campus of Communication – Poblenou:


A list of hotels close to campus

Name Address Telephone Web
Hotel SB Icària Barcelona  Av Icària, 195

08005 – Barcelona

 932 218 200
Hotel Capri

by Fraser

 Sancho d’Àvila 32-34

08018 – Barcelona

 933 208 735
Hotel NH Diagonal Center


 Àlaba, 94-96

08018 – Barcelona

 935 051 794 ext 6255
Hotel Four Points by Sheraton Barcelona Diagonal



08018 – Barcelona

 934 868 800
Hotel Silken Diagonal


 Av.Diagonal, 205

08018 – Barcelona

 934 895 300
Holliday Inn Express Barcelona City- 22@


 Pallars, 203

08005 – Barcelona

 934 338 400
Hotel H10 Marina


 Av. Bogatell, 64-68

08005 – Barcelona

 933 097 917
Hotel Ibis


 Ciutat de Granada, 99

08018 – Barcelona

 933 007 777
Novotel Barcelona City


 Av. Diagonal, 201

08018 – Barcelona

 933 262 499
Eurotel  Diagonal Port


 Lope de Vega,4

08005 – Barcelona

 932 302 000
Hotel Glòries


 Padilla, 173

08013 – Barcelona

 932 650 808
Hotel Pullman Barcelona Skipper


 Av. del Litoral, 10

08005 – Barcelona

 932 216 565
Durlet Apartaments  Passeig Calvell, 45

08005 – Barcelona
Residència Universitària Internacional  Pg dels Castanyers, 21

08035 – Barcelona

 931 669 000
Twenty Tu Hi-tech Hostel  Pamplona 114-116

08018 – Barcelona
Barcelona Resident

Students Residence

 Tarantana, 15

08003 – Barcelona

 932 687 879
Hotel Travelodge Barcelona Poblenou  Llull, 170

08005 – Barcelona

 936 241 802