About the Conference

Unite for Learning & Hope at #ExLC2024! 

We are excited to bring together the realms of Experiential Learning and the transformative spirit of the Festival of Hope at the 3rd International Conference on Experiential Learning in Baku!

The theme of 2024 is “Engage, Explore, Excel”. With a brilliant blend of international keynote speakers that includes education leaders, teachers, school principals, and authors, this leadership conference is designed to give you a valuable mix of learning, inspiration, and networking.

The conference is organized by the Caucasus & Central Asia Association of IB World Schools (CCAAIBWS).

Benefits of the Conference

Provide support for teachers, coordinators and administrators with implementing IB, onsite and virtual support

A voice with Caucasus and Central Asia Association of IB World Schools

Increased university articulation and recognition

Professional development through roundtables, special seminars, and symposia for discussions and sharing of best practices

Support in establishing and developing IB programmes in your school

Access to our online PD network – Communities – connecting IB educators across the PYP, MYP, DP and CP

Keynote Speakers

Keynote Speakers are international education experts from different countries

Francesco Banchini

CEO & Director of European Azerbaijan School Founder & Chairman of CCAAIBWS

Olli-Pekka Heinonen

Director General of the International Baccalaureate Organization

Asif Jahangirov

President of the International Association of Educational Organizations for Human Pedagogy

Darlene Fisher

International Accreditation Leader
of NEASC; IB Lead Educator

Oxana Akimova

Head of PYP and MYP Programmes at European School Tbilisi

Dr. Mary Hayden

Professor of International Education at the University of Bath

Gulnara Salmen

Regional Representative & Board Member of CCAAIBWS. IBEN member / CIS Evaluator

Vedrana Pavletic

Vedrana Pavletić

Senior Development and Recognition Manager Africa, Europe, Middle East | IB Organization


General Admission

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150 AZN

Event Schedule


09:30 – 13:00

The 1st Day Agenda of the Conference


08:30 – 18:45

The 2nd Day Agenda of the Conference


08:30 – 16:45 

The 3rd Day Agenda of the Conference

Watch the Highlights and Summary of the 2nd Experiential Learning Conference

Thanks to our Sponsors

Thanks to our Partners

#ExLC Uniting with the Festival of Hope

Welcome to the intersection of empowerment and inspiration. As we embark on the journey of the Experiential Learning Conference with the overarching theme of “Engage Explore Excel,” we are thrilled to announce our collaboration with the Festival of Hope.

Festival of Hope: Choose Change

Real change begins with a choice – the choice to embrace hope.

It’s about recognizing our individual and collective power to impact the world around us. The Festival of Hope beckons you to join a dynamic community dedicated to fostering bold thinking, nurturing curiosity, and empowering collective action.


Below you will find information on the conference venue. 

Conference Venue

The 3rd International Experiential Learning Conference 2024, will take place at the European Azerbaijan School (Badamdar Campus) in Baku, Azerbaijan.

European Azerbaijan School
Secondary Campus

1128, Abbasgulu Abbaszadeh str.
(Next to the Baku Botanical Garden)

Badamdar, Baku, Azerbaijan

Public transport: Buses: 53, 31, 3, 29

The Secondary Campus of European Azerbaijan School is located in Badamdar settlement, 10 minutes from the City Center.

The School Building has a large conference hall for 900 people, a canteen, a library, large rooms for training and workshops, meeting rooms, and car parking.


General Admission

Click the button below to secure your spot

150 AZN