Linked Events

8-10 June

2015 ePortfolio & Identity Conference (ePIC)

ePIC will be organised just before the EDEN Annual Conference, taking place at the same venue, in Catalonia Barcelona Plaza Hotel.
A joint day will enhance the sharing of experience and networking. A 85 ? discount is offered for delagates (except for young scholars) registering to both events. For additional information on the procedure, please consult the Conference Secretariat at

9 June



Round Table:

International Editors’ Workshop In Educational Technology Journals

The first summit of electronic journals on ICT enhanced learning!

At this workshop (for invited editors only) – organised by Universitat Oberta de Catalunya – editors of leading online publishers from all continents will gather just before the start of the EDEN 2015 Annual Conference.
The Editors Workshop will be followed by an Open Round Table in the afternoon, organized around four presentations by four journal editors. Attendance is open to all interested EDEN 2015 Conference participants, although registration is necessary due to space limitations.

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

9 June


HOME – How Europe seizes the opportunities offered by MOOCs

The HOME project will organise a masterclass “How Europe seizes the opportunities offered by MOOCs” as pre-conference event to the EDEN2015 conference. 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, HOME’s latest analysises will be presented on didactical and pedagogical approaches, shared (educational) services and sustainable business models for joint European MOOCs.

You can participate in this masterclass both face-to face and online. Registration is open to all, but number of participants at the venue is limited to 60. Please register here.

9 June


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. More information

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

9 June


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.

11 June


Utrillo Room

UOC: Expanding Learning in an Online/digital World

Participants in the 2015 EDEN Conference are invited to attend this UOC-focused session that will familiarize the audience with some of the elements supporting the pedagogical model that have made our university a world-wide reference in online education.
The session will be presided by UOC Vice rector for Research and Strategic Planning, Marta Aymerich,  and will offer further four presentations.