CIIE is now the IFE Conference

The IFE Conference, formerly known as CIIE, is a space that will allow you to be part of the trends and practices that are revolutionizing the world of education.

The International Conference of Educational Innovation (#CIIETec) was born in 2006 to support innovative people in improving education. Looking towards the future, we know that education must evolve to meet the needs of our economies and societies. With this in mind, CIIE is evolving to reach new horizons.

IFE Conference, created by the Institute for the Future of Education at Tecnológico de Monterrey, and named after it, will continue the trajectory of CIIE, providing an international educational innovation event every year to continue driving the future of education.

Live the #IFEconference Experience

The #IFEconferences experience, formerly #CIIETec, presents three days of keynote speeches, panels, special events, networking spaces, among others. An event with over 500 activities aimed at learning, collaboration, and innovation.


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Participate in IFE Conference Call for Papers 2024


El The IFE Conference invites the scientific, innovative, and entrepreneurial community focused on contributing, collaborating, and sharing on the subject of Educational Innovation to submit their papers. The IFE Conference aims to build a pluralistic, inclusive, and common space that aims to:

  • Identify trends, challenges, and opportunities in education.
  • Propose new teaching and learning methods and tools consistent with current generations.
  • Encourage the creation and strengthening of a multidisciplinary network of experts who exchange experiences, best practices, and put forward valuable proposals.

Thematic Lines

The current and emerging trends in the field of education, which include changes in teaching methods, the use of technology in the classroom, the incorporation of socio-emotional skills in education, among other aspects.

Area of study that focuses on the application of technological tools to improve the quality of education and the teaching-learning process. This area can encompass a variety of technologies, from simple digital tools to complex online learning management systems.

It refers to the implementation of new ideas and practices in education and research in the field of health, with the aim of improving the quality of training and healthcare.

The management of educational innovation is crucial to evaluate its progress, benefits, and necessary resources, as well as to have the right human talent to carry out this innovation.

Topics that address the acquisition of knowledge, skills, and competencies throughout a person’s life with the main goal of staying up-to-date and acquiring new skills to improve employability and professional development.

Speakers and Panelists

David Garza

President Tecnológico de Monterrey

Michelle Marks

Chancellor University of Colorado Denver

Chong Tow Chong

President Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD)

Scott Pulsipher

President Western Governors University (WGU)

Lily Kong

President (Virtual participation) Singapore Management University (SMU)

Juan Pablo Murra

Rector for Higher Education Tecnológico de Monterrey

María José González Solaz

Vicerrectora de Estudiantes y Vida Universitaria Responsable de Microcredenciales Universidad CEU Cardenal Herrera

Michael Fung

Executive Director Institute for the Future of Education Tecnológico de Monterrey

José Escamilla

Associate Director of the Institute for the Future of Education Tecnológico de Monterrey

Adam Freed

Managing Partner at GSV Ventures

Teresa Viejo

Escritora, periodista y conferenciante Instituto de la Curiosidad Embajadora de Buena Voluntad de UNICEF

Sean McMinn

Director of Center for Education Innovation Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST)

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