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Keynote Speakers

Rapporteur ‐ conference general moderator:

Tony Bates - more information
President and CEO, Tony Bates Associates Ltd., Canada

Sian Bayne - more information
Professor of Digital Education, School of Education, University of Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Teaching, Research and the More-than-human in Digital Education

Cristobal Cobo - more information
Research Fellow, Oxford Internet Institute, University of Oxford, United Kingdom

Moving into Context and not Content

Pierre Dillenbourg
CHILI Lab, EPFL Center for Digital Education, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Lausanne, Switzerland

MOOCs, Two Years Later

Allison Littlejohn - more information
Director, Caledonian Academy, Glasgow Caledonian University, Chair in Learning Technology, United Kingdom

Preparing Lifelong Learners

Philipp Schmidt - more information
Executive Director, Peer 2 Peer University / MIT Media Lab fellow, USA

Opening up Educational Institutions

Willem van Valkenburg - more information
Coordinator Delft Open Education Team, Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands

To MOOC or not to MOOC that is the Question

Within the theme strand with a focus on 'open', there will be a plenary session held as an "Oxford styled debate" on the uptake and impact of OER,
with the participation of the following dedicated ICDE UNESCO chairs:
Rory McGreal - more information
UNESCO/COL/ICDE Chair in OER
Athabasca University, Canada
Maria Soledad Ramirez Montoya
UNESCO Chair in OEP/
ICDE Chair in OER & CLARISE
Tecnológico de Monterrey, Mexico

Moderator:

Mark Brown
Director, National Institute for Digital Learning
Dublin City University, Ireland