The 2nd Experiment@ International Conference’13 is the second event of the Experiment@ International Conference series, a biennial event devoted to online experimentation, enlarging the world capabilities in this particular area and contributing to collaborative work in emergent technologies, bringing together engineers, researchers and professionals from different areas.

It is a joint organization of the University of Coimbra and the University of Porto. This second edition will be held at University of Coimbra (Coimbra, Portugal), classified World Heritage by UNESCO (announced on June 22nd, 2013).

The objectives of the conference are to promote professional interactions for the advancement of science and technology and to encourage high quality research in the fields of online experimentation, smart devices, communication protocols, web interface design, intelligent tutoring systems, collaborative environments and virtual reality and haptics interaction. It offers to the participants an opportunity to present their recent work and experience reports, and to take part in open discussions.’13 provides a three-day forum of discussion and collaboration between academics, researchers, web designers, K-12 teachers and industry, trying to bridge the gap between academic applications and results as well as real world needs and experiences, mainly in developing countries.