This book presents papers from the 5th International Conference on Smart Learning Ecosystems and Regional Development, which
promotes discussions on R&D work, policies, case studies, entrepreneur experiences, with a particular focus on understanding
the relevance of smart learning ecosystems for regional development and social innovation, and how the effectiveness of the
relation of citizens and smart ecosystems can be boosted. The book explores how technology-mediated instruments can foster
citizens' engagement with learning ecosystems and territories, providing insights into innovative human-centric design and
development models/techniques, education/training practices, informal social learning, innovative citizen-driven policies,
and technology-mediated experiences and their impact. As such, it will inspire the social innovation sectors and ICT, as well
as economic development and deployment strategies and new policies for smarter proactive citizens.