ITS2021 is the 17th Conference of the series of Intelligent Tutoring Systems Conferences on Computer and Cognitive Sciences, Artificial Intelligence and Deep Learning in Tutoring and Education.


The conference will be held in Athens, Greece, in June 2021.

Topics of Interest include, but are not limited to:

  • Intelligent Tutoring
  • Learning Environments for Underrepresented Communities
  • Artificial Intelligence in Education
  • Human in the Loop, Understanding Human Learning on the Web in a Virtual (Digital) World
  • Machine Behaviour (MB),Explainable AI, Bias in AI in Learning Environments
  • Emotions, Modeling of Motivation, Metacognition and Affect Aspects of Learning, Affective Computing and ITS
  • Extended Reality (XR), Virtual Reality (VR), Augmented Reality (AR), Mixed Reality (MR) in Learning Technologies
  • Informal Learning Environments, Learning as a Side Effect of Interactions
  • Collaborative and Group Learning, Communities of Practice and Social Networks
  • Analytics and Deep Learning in Learning Systems, Educational Datamining, Educational Exploitation of Data Mining and Machine Learning Techniques
  • Sentiment Analysis in Learning Environments
  • Data Visualisation in Learning Environments
  • Privacy, Security and Ethics in Learning Environments
  • Gamification, Educational games, Simulation-based Learning and serious games
  • Brain-Computer Interface applications in Intelligent Tutoring Systems
  • Dialogue and Discourse During Learning Interactions
  • Ubiquitous, Mobile and Cloud Learning Environments
  • Virtual Pedagogical Agents and Learning Companions
  • Multi-Agent and Service Oriented Architectures for Learning and Tutoring Environments
  • Single and GroupWise Action Modelling in Learning Environments
  • Ontological Modeling, Semantic Web Technologies and Standards for Learning
  • Empirical Studies of Learning with Technologies
  • Instructional Design Principles or Design Patterns for Educational Environments
  • Authoring Tools and Development Methodologies for Advanced Learning Technologies
  • Domain-Specific Learning Technologies, e.g. Language, Mathematics, Reading, Science, Medicine, Military and Industry
  • Non-Conventional Interactions between Artificial Intelligence and Human Learning
  • Personalized and adaptive Learning Environments
  • Adaptive Support for Learning, Models of Learners, Diagnosis and Feedback
  • Recommender Systems for Learning
  • Causal Modelling and Constraints-based Modelling in Intelligent Tutoring

Event Dates
ITS 2021 Selected Workshops and Tutorials 07/08-06-2021
ITS 2021 Conference 09/11-06-2021



by 11:59 pm Pacific Time

Submission Acceptance Notification Final Version Due
Full Papers (10 pages) January 8, 2021 February 14, 2021 March 12, 2021
Short Papers (6 pages) January 8, 2021 February 14, 2021 March 12, 2021
Posters (4 pages) January 8, 2021 February 14, 2021 March 12, 2021
Doctoral Consortium (4 pages) January 8, 2021 February 14, 2021 March 12, 2021
Workshop and Tutorial Proposals December 12, 2020 February 14, 2021
Tutorial Proposals December 12, 2020 February 14, 2021
Industry Track Proposals January 8, 2021 February 14, 2021




ITS2021 papers should be original and not published or submitted to any other journal or  conference.

The ITS2021 Proceedings will be published in the Lecture Notes in Computer Science series (LNCS) by Springer.  All paper submissions should be made through Springer’s OCS platform: Please note that you should use the only function “submit your abstract” provided by OCS in order to submit your paper which includes an abstract. Paper submission should be in PDF.

Authors should consult Springer’s authors’ guidelines and use their proceedings templates, either for LaTeX or for Word, for the preparation of their papers. Springer encourages authors to include their ORCIDs in their papers.

All questions about submissions should be emailed to

The CFP is now open