For the 2023 Knowledge Building Summer Institute we are calling on the community to contribute ideas to Knowledge Forum and to work as a team in design mode to address challenges. Ideas at all stages of development are welcome, from initial designs under construction to more traditional papers, posters, panels, and symposia, as well as videos, demonstrations, and other innovative formats.


In this context we welcome submissions concerning:

  • Designs for extending KBSI international collaborations with focus on knowledge for public good, including initiatives that incorporate UN sustainable development goals
  • Case studies of knowledge building practices
  • Knowledge Forum developments—for example, user-interface, analytic tools, designs for meeting new people and new ideas in knowledge building’s metaspace—and design of the metaspace itself
  • Knowledge building analytics to support researchers, teachers, and students
  • AI and knowledge building developments
  • Research which contributes to insights and understanding of the students’ knowledge building process; the role of the teachers; the role of supporting technologies
  • Implementing knowledge building in whole school approaches
  • Educational leadership for knowledge building
  • Knowledge Building International networking and collaborative research proposals
  • Hackathon sessions for development of supporting tools; user interfaces; implementation strategies
  • Network session for knowledge building researchers, students, PhD’s, and/or teachers, policy makers etc..
  • Teacher capacity building sessions
  • Workshops and demonstrations (student/teacher exchanges, demonstrations, knowledge building classes and presentations, publications/publishers)
  • other relevant themes…
NOTE: SUBMISSION PROCEDURES featuring an interactive knowledge building review process and conference proceedings that engage participants in co-design of new initiatives. We follow the KB-principle of ‘idea improvement’ so, every submission is welcome and approached as a valuable idea for improvement and contributing to the development of the KBI-community 

Who Should Attend the Knowledge Building Institute?

  • Individuals: Teachers, students, administrators, researchers, policy makers and computer scientists worldwide who want to become better acquainted with knowledge building concepts and approaches and advance their work in light of “Knowledge Building Practices and Technology for Global Hubs of Innovation” and models of an inclusive knowledge society.
  • Organizations: Schools, ministries of education, universities, community organizations, businesses, health care organizations, etc. interested in introducing knowledge building into their organizations and establishing state-of-the-art approaches to knowledge creation


April 15,  2023 – Submissions deadline (extended)
April 15,  2023 –  Start of feedback/consultation process
May 15, 2023 – End of feedback/consultation process
May 30, 2023 – Final draft deadline
June 1, 2023 – Contributions open for pre-conference reading
June 11-15, 2023 – Knowledge Building Summer Institute 2023