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The Asia-Europe Foundation (ASEF) organised the 11th ASEF Classroom Network (formerly known as the Asia-Europe Classroom Network AEC-NET)) Conference in Bali, Indonesia from 28 October to 1 November 2013. The conference is supported by the Provincial Office of Ministry of Tourism and Creative Economic of Bali. Themed "Creative Classrooms Go 4G: Teach Green, Learn Green, Act Green, Live Green". The objective of the conference was to encourage the integration of ICT, art and local culture in environmental education.

The conference was attended by 87 participants (including 6 student representatives and observers) from 31* countries. Other than the insights shared by the invited speakers and experts, the participants also took part in the workshops that demonstrated the use of technology to enhance learning as well as the promotion of practical sustainability actions that can be introduced within and beyond the classrooms.

The project co-ordinators and student representatives from the six shortlisted projects were also invited to the conference. They co-presented their projects and contended for the ASEF ClassNet Awards. The Gold and Merit Awards were conferred to the following 2013 ASEF ClassNet project groups:

Gold Awards
- Dream Tours
- iMagz – Making Myself Heard
- International Village – Thumbs Up for SketchUp!

Merit Awards
- Chain Stories 2013
- Let's Eat
- The Time Machine

The Gold and Merit Award winners each received a cash prize of EUR 2,000 and EUR 500 respectively. The prize may be used to further develop their project or to create new online collaborations.

38 ASEF ClassNet projects, covering the ASEF themes were submitted for 2014 where the teachers and students will start the implementation of these projects after the conference.

In this edition, the ASEF Green Action was integrated as part of the programme. 21 schools from 18 countries submitted entries for the ASEF Green Action Exhibition. The teachers and student representatives also participated in the bag exchange activity conducted on 30 October 2013 in Pasar Badung, Denpasar.

*Bangladesh, Brunei, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Hungary, Greece, India, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, Korea, Lithuania, Malaysia, Mongolia, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Pakistan, the Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Russia, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sweden, the United Kingdom and Vietnam.