Open educational resources are important because they allow freedom of access and enhanced opportunities to learn for all.
The #OER17 conference takes place in London on 5-6 April, it provides an ideal opportunity for anyone interested in learning more about open resources, policy and practice to connect with experts and enthusiasts. We welcome delegates from all sectors to come and share knowledge and experiences, network and learn.
With keynotes from: Maha Bali, American University in Cairo; Lucy Crompton-Reid, Wikimedia UK; and Diana Arce, Activist Artist and Researcher, Germany, and plenary panel with Catherine Cronin, Laura Czerniewicz and Muireann O’Keeffe plus over 100 sessions from the open education community we hope it’s the open education event you can’t miss.
The conference will be chaired by social and educational technologist and Wikimedia UK Trustee Josie Fraser, and Alek Tarkowski, Director of Centrum Cyfrowe, co-founder and coordinator of Creative Commons Poland. The conference themes this year are:
- Local, national, and international policy and practice
- Institutional/organisational politics
- Participation & social equality
- Open Party
Registration closes on the 16 March 2017 and tickets are available for single and the full conference (two days). For more details, including the full programme, visit https://oer17.oerconf.org/registration/