IFE Conference 2024 by Tecnológico de Monterrey, formerly known as CIIE

Now more than ever, there is a need to educate and prepare individuals to address the significant challenges that the world presents, with a strong commitment to ethical principles and the well-being of humanity. We are confident that innovation in education is the key to achieving this. Technological advancements provide us with a great opportunity to transform education and make it more accessible. However, in the face of events like the pandemic, urgent issues such as equal access, the digital divide, quality, and digitalization of content, new teaching strategies, assessment of learning outcomes, the role of teachers, and teacher training, emerge. These are topics that raise many questions that we must resolve through collaboration, experimentation, and ultimately, entrepreneurship.

The Meeting Space for Educational Innovation

Through ten editions, IFE Conference, formerly CIIE, has established itself as one of the most important events in educational innovation in the Spanish-speaking world. To date, it has the participation of more than 29 thousand face-to-face attendees from more than 40 countries and more than 2.5 million views online. In its tenth edition, CIIE evolved into IFE Conference.

The IFE Conference is a global event that connects Spanish-speaking countries with the rest of the world and vice versa. It provides a space for opinion leaders in educational innovation, educators, innovators, researchers, policy makers, and entrepreneurs to face new educational challenges and provides tools that enhance higher education and lifelong learning.

The main objectives of the Conference are:

  • Identify the trends, challenges, and opportunities presented by the current educational world.
  • Propose new teaching-learning methods and tools that the new generations demand.
  • Promote the creation and strengthening of a multidisciplinary network of specialists who exchange experiences, best practices, and value propositions.


Some of our speakers have been: Carl Wieman, Nobel Prize in Physics, as well as presidents and rectors of universities such as Peter Mathieson, University of Edinburgh; David Turpin, University of Alberta; Mamokgheti Pakeng, University of Cape Town; Martin Paul, Maastricht University; Maria Klawe, Harvey Mudd College; Michael Crow, Arizona State University; Joseph Aoun, Northeastern University; Thomas L. Magnanti, Singapore University of Technology and Design; Santa J. Ono, University of British Columbia; and Greg Fenves, University of Texas at Austin; Raquel Bernal, University of the Andes; Ignacio Sánchez Díaz, Pontifical Catholic University of Chile; Paul LeBlanc, Southern New Hampshire University; Rhonda L. Lenton, York University; Kim A. Wilcox, University of California; among others.

Call for Papers: The Best Projects in Educational Innovation

Every year, the conference calls upon individuals, companies, and institutions involved in the education sector to submit their projects of educational innovation, thus showcasing significant experiences taking place at an international level. The Call for Papers submissions for IFE Conference 2025 addresses the following themes: Educational Trends, Educational Technologies, Academic Health Innovation, Management of Educational Innovation, and Lifelong Learning.

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  • Jun 15 2024

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  • Jan 30 2025

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Instituto Tecnologico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey
Region 09 - Latin America