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9 June 2015 - Tuesday

  • Conference Registration
  • Pre-Conference Events
  • Welcome Cocktail

15:00 - 18:00 Conference Registration

Conference delegates arriving and registering can familiarise themselves with the environment.

Venue: Catalonia Barcelona Plaza Hotel

15:00 - 18:30 Pre-Conference Events

15:00 - 18:30 Open Round Table of International Editors in Educational Technology Journals Educational Technology and Scientific Journals Today
Challenges and opportunities in a new scientific communication scenario

The Editors Workshop (upon invitation only) will be followed by an Open Round Table in the afternoon. Attendance is open to all interested EDEN 2015 Conference participants, although registration is necessary due to space limitations.

Participating journals: Australasian Journal of Educational Technology, British Journal of Educational Technology, Educational Technology and Society, Electronic Journal of E-Learning, European Journal of Open, Distance and E-learning, International Review of Research in Open and Distributed Learning, Journal of E-Learning and Knowledge Society, Journal of Interactive Media in Education, Journal of New Approaches in Educational Research, Online Learning, Open Learning, Open Praxis, RUSC. Universities and Knowledge Society Journal Attendance is subject of prior online registration.

Buses will leave from UOC headquarters to the Welcome Reception at 18:30.

Venue: UOC – Universitat Oberta de Catalunya, Av. del Tibidabo, 39, 08035 Barcelona

15:00 - 18:30 Workshop - How Europe Seizes the Opportunities Offered by MOOCs

The programme will start with a general overview of the status of MOOC offering in Europe. The recent report "Institutional MOOC strategies in Europe" will be discussed as well as the analysis of the 15 position papers for European cooperation on MOOCs. In addition, latest analysises will be presented on didactical and pedagogical approaches, shared (educational) services and sustainable business models for joint European MOOCs. Please register here.

Organised by EADTU – European Association of Distance Teaching Universities,
HOME project – Higher education Online: MOOCs the European way

Venue: Catalonia Barcelona Plaza Hotel (Sala 7-3, 7th floor)

15:00 - 18:00 OER Uptake in Adult Education Institutions: What do Stakeholders Need?

UOC is Partner and EDEN is Associate Partner in the OERup! project that develops a training package for OER in adult learning. Therefore, we invite decision makers of adult education institutions, educational professionals, practitioners and anyone interested in open education to join a lively discussion about the training's structure and content. Please register here.

Venue: CosmoCaixa (the Science Museum), Isaac Newton, 26

16:00 - 18:00 EDEN 2015-2020 - Strategy and Services of the Association in the Light of the EU 2020 Policy Aims
Old Friends and Newcomers Welcome!

Short presentations by Antonio Teixeira, EDEN President and Ildiko Mazar, Deputy Secretary General, followed by informal discussion about the activities, services, developments of EDEN with the Network of Academics and Professionals – NAP Steering Committee and Secretariat members

Venue: Catalonia Barcelona Plaza Hotel

19:30 - 21:30 Welcome Cocktail

Courtesy of the Universitat Oberta de Catalunya (UOC)
Venue: Centre Cultural el Born (Placa Comercial, 12)

Welcome
Josep A. Planell, President, Universitat Oberta de Catalunya
António Moreira Teixeira, EDEN President

Presentation of EDEN Fellow Awards
António Moreira Teixeira, EDEN President

Recognition of the EDEN Young Scholar Award winners

Catalan performance, the so-called castells (human tower) is organised outside the building. (At the end of the reception)