We are honored to introduce the proceedings of International Conference on Advanced Technologies Enhancing Education (AT2E2017), which will be held in Qingdao, China on March 18-20, 2017. The aim of this conference is to provide a worldwide forum, where the international participants can share their research knowledge and ideas on the recent and latest research on AT2E and map out the directions for future researchers and collaborations. In particular, with the emergence of computer technologies which evolve very quickly, so has the changes in the research of education. Considering recent advances and emergence in information technology and other research field such as Economics and Management Science, a Special Group is set up at the conference, named SIG (CSICT & EASM).
The International Program Committee consists of a strong and dedicated team that includes the Chairs, and about 500 experts from 68 different countries or economies. The conference received a total of 98 papers from 19 different countries or economies (American Samoa, Australia, Belarus, Brazil, Canada, China, Germany, Japan, Korea, Mexico, Nigeria, Norway, Portugal, Serbia, Spain, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey, USA). Each accepted paper was reviewed by at least 2, and on the average 2.8, program committee members. Finally, 30 papers were accepted. The overall acceptance rate for papers is 30.6%. Furthermore, we invited keynote speakers to deliver their recent research progress, which are the related fields. After the publication of the proceedings, it will be online available (www.atlantis-press.com) and submit for indexing services such as CPCI-SSH and Google Scholar. We would like to thank all who have contributed to making ICAT2E2017 a successful conference. We would like to thank the PC members who undertook the responsibility of reviewing and selecting papers representing research of high quality. Specially thanks to our keynote speakers and the publishing house—Atlantis Press for publishing those outstanding papers.
Many thanks to the organizer—International Society of Science Information and Technology (ISSIT). In addition, we would like to warmly acknowledge the financial support of corporate sponsors: Qingdao Flushing Business Service, Qingdao High-tech Investment & Development Group. We are also deeply thankful to the many student volunteers and staff volunteers, who have unstintingly given their time to ensure the success of ICAT2E2017.
Jacky Z.M. Lee