Year

Host

Venue

Theme

2017

Universitas Terbuka

Yogyakarta, Indonesia

Open University for Inclusive and Equitable Quality Education

2016

University of the Philippines Open University

Metro Manila, Philippines

Open Education in Asia: Changing Perspectives

2015

Open University Malaysia

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

New Frontiers in ODL

2014

The Open University of Hong Kong

Hong Kong SAR, China

Advancing Open and Distance Learning: Research and Practices

2013

Allama Iqbal Open University

Islamabad, Pakistan

Leveraging the Power of Open and Distance Learning (ODL) for Building a Divergent Asia –Today’s Solutions and Tomorrow’s Vision

2012

The Open University of Japan

Chiba, Japan

Expanding the Frontiers of Knowledge through Open and Distance Learning in Changing Societies

2011

Wawasan Open University

Penang, Malaysia

Transforming Asia through Open Distance Learning (ODL)

2010

Hanoi Open University

Hanoi, Vietnam

Open Distance Learning towards Building Sustainable Global Learning Communities

2009

Payame Noor University

Tehran, Iran

Evaluation of Open and Distance Learning Systems

2008

Tianjin Radio & Television University

Tianjin, China

New Development, New Trends and New Missions of Open and Distance Education in Asia and the World

2007

Open University Malaysia

Malaysia

Empowering Asia through Partnerships in Open and Distance Education

2006

Yunnan Radio & TV University

Yunnan, China

Reflection on and Future Prospects for Choice and Use of New Technologies in ODL- Strategies, Cost- Effectiveness and Impacts

2005

Universitas Terbuka

Jakarta, Indonesia

Building Knowledge-Based Society through Open and Distance Learning Education

2004

Shanghai TV University

Shanghai, China

Quality Education for All: New Mission and Challenges Facing Open Universities

2003

Sukhothai Thammathirat Open University

Bangkok, Thailand

Networking and Partnership for Strengthening, Collaboration in Open and Distance Education

2002

Korea National Open University

Seoul, Korea

Open & Distance Learning in the Digital Era: Towards a Lifelong Learning Society

2001

Indira Gandhi National Open University

New Delhi, India

Access & Equity: Challenges for Open and Distance Learning

2000

University of the Philippines Open University

Manila, Philippines

Open and Distance Learning: Ideology, Pedagogy and Technology

1999

China Central Radio and TV University

Beijing, China

Open and Distance Education Systems and Models Facing 21st Century’s Information and Learning Societies

1998

The Open University of Hong Kong

Hong Kong SAR, China

The Asian Distance Learner

1997

Institut Teknologi Mara

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Quality Assurance in Distance Learning

1996

Payame Noor University

Tehran, Iran

Innovations In Distance and Open Learning

1995

National Open University

Chinese-Taipei

Globalised and Cooperative Distance Learning

1994

Indira Gandhi National Open University

New Delhi, India

Structure and Management of Open Learning Systems

1993

Open Learning Institute of Hong Kong

Hong Kong SAR, China

Economics of Distance Education

1992

Korea National Open University

Seoul, Korea

Role of Open Universities in Promoting Education for All

1991

Open University of Sri Lanka

Colombo, Sri Lanka

Face-to Face Components in Distance Education

1990

Universitas Terbuka

Jakarta, Indonesia

Interactive Communication in Distance Education

1989

Allama Iqbal Open University

Islamabad, Pakistan

Open University of Asia: Problems and Prospects

1987

Sukhothai Thammathirat Open University

Bangkok, Thailand

AAOU Inaugural Meeting and Research Conference

University of the Air

Tokyo, Japan