Host Year Venue Theme
University of the Philippines Open University 2016 Metro Manila, Philippines Open Education in Asia: Changing Perspectives
Open University Malaysia 2015 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia New Frontiers in ODL
The Open University of Hong Kong 2014 Hong Kong SAR, China Advancing Open and Distance Learning: Research and Practices
Allama Iqbal Open University 2013 Islamabad, Pakistan Leveraging the Power of Open and Distance Learning (ODL) for Building a Divergent Asia –Today’s Solutions and Tomorrow’s Vision
The Open University of Japan 2012 Chiba, Japan Expanding the Frontiers of Knowledge through Open and Distance Learning in Changing Societies
Wawasan Open University 2011 Penang, Malaysia Transforming Asia through Open Distance Learning (ODL)
Hanoi Open University 2010 Hanoi, Vietnam Open Distance Learning towards Building Sustainable Global Learning Communities
Payame Noor University 2009 Tehran, Iran Evaluation of Open and Distance Learning Systems
Tianjin Radio & Television University 2008 Tianjin, China New Development, New Trends and New Missions of Open and Distance Education in Asia and the World
Open University Malaysia 2007 Malaysia Empowering Asia through Partnerships in Open and Distance Education
Yunnan Radio & TV University 2006 Yunnan, China Reflection on and Future Prospects for Choice and Use of New Technologies in ODL- Strategies, Cost- Effectiveness and Impacts
Universitas Terbuka 2005 Jakarta, Indonesia Building Knowledge-Based Society through Open and Distance Learning Education
Shanghai TV University 2004 Shanghai, China Quality Education for All: New Mission and Challenges Facing Open Universities
Sukhothai Thammathirat Open University 2003 Bangkok, Thailand Networking and Partnership for Strengthening, Collaboration in Open and Distance Education
Korea National Open University 2002 Seoul, Korea Open & Distance Learning in the Digital Era: Towards a Lifelong Learning Society
Indira Gandhi National Open University 2001 New Delhi, India Access & Equity: Challenges for Open and Distance Learning
University of the Philippines Open University 2000 Manila, Philippines Open and Distance Learning: Ideology, Pedagogy and Technology
China Central Radio and TV University 1999 Beijing, China Open and Distance Education Systems and Models Facing 21st Century’s Information and Learning Societies
The Open University of Hong Kong 1998 Hong Kong SAR, China The Asian Distance Learner
Institut Teknologi Mara 1997 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Quality Assurance in Distance Learning
Payame Noor University 1996 Tehran, Iran Innovations In Distance and Open Learning
National Open University 1995 Chinese-Taipei Globalised and Cooperative Distance Learning
Indira Gandhi National Open University 1994 New Delhi, India Structure and Management of Open Learning Systems
Open Learning Institute of Hong Kong 1993 Hong Kong SAR, China Economics of Distance Education
Korea National Open University 1992 Seoul, Korea Role of Open Universities in Promoting Education for All
Open University of Sri Lanka 1991 Colombo, Sri Lanka Face-to Face Components in Distance Education
Universitas Terbuka 1990 Jakarta, Indonesia Interactive Communication in Distance Education
Allama Iqbal Open University 1989 Islamabad, Pakistan Open University of Asia: Problems and Prospects
Sukhothai Thammathirat Open University

University of the Air

1987 Bangkok, Thailand

Tokyo, Japan

AAOU Inaugural Meeting and Research Conference