Keynote Speakers at OEB 2015

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Ioannis Angelis

Fresenius Kabi, Germany

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Miles Berry

University of Roehampton, UK

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Lia Commissar

Wellcome Trust, UK

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Cornelia Daheim

Future Impacts, Germany

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Pedro De Bruyckere

Artevelde Hogeschool, Belgium

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Ian Goldin

University of Oxford, UK

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Nik Gowing

Broadcast Journalist, UK

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John Higgins

DigitalEurope, Belgium

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Anka Mulder

Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands

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Allan Päll

European Youth Forum, Belgium

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David Price

We Do Things Differently, UK

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Jo Swinson

Minister for Business, Innovation and Skills in the UK's coalition Government of 2010-2015, UK

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Michael Teutsch

European Commission, DG Education and Culture, Belgium

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Toby Walsh

University of New South Wales, Australia

OEB 2015 Conference Agenda

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Wed

Make Your Own MOOC! A Hands-on Learning Design Workshop

Pre-Conference Workshop - M1

Description
Wed

From Values to Quality Enhancement: A Hands-on Journey through Technology-enabled Course Design and Delivery

Pre-Conference Workshop - FD3

Description
Wed

Open Badges for Individuals and Organisations. An Interactive Case Study

Pre-Conference Workshop - FD4

Description
Wed

Speexx Exchange

Pre-Conference Workshop - FD5

Description
Wed

Making Sustainable Online Learning a Reality – Accelerating the Shift

Pre-Conference Workshop - FD1

Description
Wed

Developing a Personal Learning Infrastructure with Stephen Downes

Pre-Conference Workshop - FD2

Description
Wed

Knowledge Exchange on Technology for Education

Pre-Conference Workshop - M2

Description
Wed

Beyond Digital Storytelling: DIY Creation of Interactive Exhibits as Educational Tool

Pre-Conference Workshop - M3

Description
Wed

Morning Coffee Break

Break - BRK01

Wed

Lunch

Break - BRK02

Wed

The Mobile Academy: mLearning for Education

Pre-Conference Workshop - A6

Description
Wed

Medienbildung und Medienintegration – Praxisbeispiele aus der beruflichen Bildung

Pre-Conference Workshop - A5

Description
Wed

Beyond SMART: Reconsider the Concept of Quality in Times of Collaboration and Simulation in New Media Learning

Pre-Conference Workshop - A1

Description
Wed

Higher Education Learning – Ensuring Success for All

Pre-Conference Workshop - A2

Description
Wed

More than Blended Learning: Designing Learning Interventions for Adult Learners

Pre-Conference Workshop - A3

Description
Wed

Afternoon Coffee Break

Break - BRK03

Wed

Newcomers' Workshop

Pre-Conference Workshop - A4

Description
Wed

DistancE-Learning in Europe – Exchange of Experience and Knowledge Sharing

Pre-Conference Workshop - A7

Description
Thu

The OEB Opening Plenary ‘Accelerating the Shift’

Plenary - Plenary A

Description
Thu

Morning Coffee Break

Break - BRK04

Thu

The Flip Is In

Panel Talk - EDU02

Description
Thu

AR-Ed and VR-Ed?

Discussion & Debate - SOL03

Description
Thu

Schools Scaling e-Learning Programmes Successfully

Panel Talk - EDU04

Description
Thu

Refugees Welcome - Digital Information and Education Infrastructures (invitation only)

OEB Boardroom - BRM05

Description
Thu

MOOCs: Here to Stay

Panel Talk - OPN05

Description
Thu

Building a Gamified App Against Tribalism: The Birth of AfriONE

Applied Practice - SOL06

Description
Thu

Creating Personal Tutoring Environments with Google Apps Script

Tech Lab - SOL07

Description
Thu

Performing on Camera

Applied Practice - VID08

Description
Thu

e-Learning Design for Change

Panel Talk - EDU09

Description
Thu

How Do you Make MOOCs Smarter? Use Artificial Intelligence!

Spotlight Stage - SPL02

Description
Thu

Learning Programming: Getting to Work with Scratch

Tech Lab - SOL10

Description
Thu

No Matter who's Winning the War on General Purpose Computing, You're Losing

Discussion & Debate - COM11

Description
Thu

Strategies for the L&D Ecosystem

Panel Talk - BUS12

Description
Thu

Power to the Peers

Panel Talk - PRS13

Description
Thu

The Art of Being You: Online Authenticity in Learning and Life

Spotlight Stage - SPL04

Description
Thu

Lunch

Break - BRK05

Thu

Platform-Based Learning: Risks and Possibilities Regarding Interactive and User-Generated Content Platforms

OEB Boardroom - BRM01

Description
Thu

Making it Real: Can Personalisation Fix Education?

Panel Talk - PRS15

Description
Thu

Online Communities for Educators: eTwinning and EPALE

Panel Talk - COM16

Description
Thu

Strategies for Conducting Curriculum Review

Applied Practice - DES17

Description
Thu

Are you Missing Something? Getting Self-Directed Learning to Work

Learning Café - BUS18

Description
Thu

MOOCs in Schools: Kick-starting Lifelong Learning?

Unconference - OPN19

Description
Thu

Transforming Passive Watchers Into Active Learners

Tech Lab - VID20

Description
Thu

Video EDUCA Masterclass

Applied Practice - VID21

Description
Thu

The Agile Approach to Learning Design

Panel Talk - DES22

Description
Thu

iLike - Making Technology Work for You in the Classroom

Discovery Demo - DEM01

Description
Thu

Online Chess – English Cross Curriculum for Bilingual Schools

Discovery Demo - DEM02

Description
Thu

E-compendiums: A Rich Media, Pedagogical, Multifaceted E-Learning Tool for Higher Education Students

Discovery Demo - DEM03

Description
Thu

Investors Throw in Their Two Cents on the Spotlight Stage

Spotlight Stage - SPL03

Description
Thu

Safe Exam Browser, the Modular Freeware Solution for Secure E-Assessment

Discovery Demo - DEM04

Description
Thu

Talkwall – A Digital Wall to Include More Students in Classroom Talks

Discovery Demo - DEM05

Description
Thu

e-Learning to Improve Training in Healthcare: The Case of the Radiotherapy Institute MAASTRO Clinic

Discovery Demo - DEM06

Description
Thu

Next-Generation Role Playing Game for Experience Based Learning

Discovery Demo - DEM07

Description
Thu

LernBar - An Authoring Tool for Producing Web Content for Mobile Learning Using Responsive Design

Discovery Demo - DEM08

Description
Thu

Language Teachers Digitally Create Their Course by Choosing CEFR-Goals and the Resources They Want

Discovery Demo - DEM09

Description
Thu

Casemaker: A Tool to Teach with Cases and Study Students’ Learning

Discovery Demo - DEM10

Description
Thu

TALOE Web Tool - Which E-Assessment Strategies to Choose

Discovery Demo - DEM11

Description
Thu

School Mathematics App for Study Beginners

Discovery Demo - DEM12

Description
Thu

Creating Digital Learning Objects for Third Level Students

Discovery Demo - DEM13

Description
Thu

Using Technology to Reduce the Learning Divide in Vocational Education

Panel Talk - SKI24

Description
Thu

Making Peer to Peer Learning a Workplace Reality

Panel Talk - BUS25

Description
Thu

Corporate Digital Learning: How to Get it 'Right'

Discussion & Debate - BUS26

Description
Thu

Widen Access and Increase Engagement: Implementing Recommendations for Growth and Development

OEB Boardroom - BRM02

Description
Thu

Afternoon Coffee Break

Break - BRK06

Thu

The future is only impossible until it’s achieved

Spotlight Stage - SPL11

Description
Thu

Robots: the Next Powerful Learning Tool

Spotlight Stage - SPL09

Description
Thu

Embracing Social Media

Panel Talk - SOL27

Description
Thu

Assessing Soft Skills? Examine Ideas with the European Commission

Panel Talk - SKI28

Description
Thu

Maximising Learning at Work: e-Learning Tools and Methods to Truly Involve Employees

Panel Talk - BUS29

Description
Thu

Framing ICT Competencies of Teachers in Higher Education

Learning Café - EDU30

Description
Thu

Playing for Change – the Role of Creative Activities

Applied Practice - DES31

Description
Thu

Realising Learning Innovation: a Message from the Mountain

Learning Café - EDU31

Description
Thu

Creating Learning Nuggets on the Fly

Tech Lab - VID32

Description
Thu

Identity, Self and Perception between Two Worlds

OEB Boardroom - BRM03

Description
Thu

Are We Connecting? Teens Talk Edtech

Spotlight Stage - SPL06

Description
Thu

Performing on Camera

Applied Practice - VID33

Description
Thu

The Allure of Digital Badges

Unconference - OPN35

Description
Thu

Edtech Solutions for All

Applied Practice - SOL36

Description
Thu

How to Capture and Share the Stories that Influence Others

Learning Café - BUS37

Description
Thu

Reskilling the L&D Team for New Challenges

Discussion & Debate - BUS38

Description
Thu

The OEB Plenary Debate

Plenary - Plenary B

Description
Fri

Future Work and Future Workers

Plenary - Plenary C

Description
Fri

Tomorrow's New World: Extending the Reach of Learning

Plenary - Plenary D

Description
Fri

Morning Coffee Break

Break - BRK07

Fri

Knowledge Networking and Engagement with United Nations Agencies

OEB Boardroom - BRM04

Description
Fri

Conducting Research in Blended and Online Education: a Research Toolkit

Learning Café - DES40

Description
Fri

The Change: Connected and Collaborative for Quality Learning Outcomes

Discussion & Debate - EDU41

Description
Fri

Facing Students' Engagement Strategies

Panel Talk - DES42

Description
Fri

Leveraging Analytics to Improve Student Success

Learning Café - PRS43

Description
Fri

Playing for Change – the Role of Creative Activities

Applied Practice - DES44

Description
Fri

Realising Learning Innovation: a Message from the Mountain

Learning Café - EDU44

Description
Fri

Transforming Passive Viewers Into Active Learners

Tech Lab - VID45

Description
Fri

Protection in the Age of Data

Panel Talk - PRS46

Description
Fri

Emerging Trends in Blended Classrooms

Panel Talk - DES47

Description
Fri

Out with the Old, and In with the New School

Spotlight Stage - SPL07

Description
Fri

New Media In and Beyond the Classroom

Panel Talk - VID48

Description
Fri

Support for Everyday Learning

Learning Café - BUS49

Description
Fri

Global Workplaces

Panel Talk - BUS50

Description
Fri

Promises for Open Badges and e-Portfolios

Panel Talk - OPN51

Description
Fri

More Meaningfully Massive? Attempting an Innovative, Post-MOOC Pedagogy

OEB Boardroom - BRM06

Description
Fri

Lunch

Break - BRK08

Fri

First Things First: The Need for Female Instructional Technology Leadership in Higher Education

OEB Boardroom - BRM08

Description
Fri

Student + Gamification = Engagement? I

Panel Talk - SOL53

Description
Fri

e-Assessment in Depth

Panel Talk - PRS54

Description
Fri

Schools: Current Challenges and Best Practices

Panel Talk - EDU55

Description
Fri

Skills-oriented e-Learning

Panel Talk - SKI56

Description
Fri

First, I listen. Then, I draw my listen…

Spotlight Stage - SPL08

Description
Fri

Teachers: the Driving Force

Panel Talk - EDU57

Description
Fri

Filming Your First Interactive Video

Tech Lab - VID58

Description
Fri

Video Formatting - The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

Applied Practice - VID59

Description
Fri

Aspects of Loving e-Learning

Discussion & Debate - SOL60

Description
Fri

Taking Advantage of Open Education Resources

Panel Talk - OPN61

Description
Fri

Innovative VET Experiences

Panel Talk - SKI62

Description
Fri

Capturing Attention

Panel Talk - BUS63

Description
Fri

How to Win the Hearts and Minds of Business Leaders

Unconference - BUS64

Description
Fri

2,500 Years of Learning Theory in 25 Minutes

Spotlight Stage - SPL01

Description
Fri

Ground-Breaking Programme for Ontario’s Law School Graduates - Virtual Law Firms

OEB Boardroom - BRM07

Description
Fri

Future EDUCA: The robot revolution - where are we at?

Spotlight Stage - SPL10

Description
Fri

Afternoon Coffee Break

Break - BRK09

Fri

e-Learning Educators Networking Session

Discussion & Debate - COM65

Description
Fri

Open Source Learning Content for University Education

Applied Practice - OPN66

Description
Fri

Discussing Mobile Experiences in the Classroom

Panel Talk - SOL67

Description
Fri

Future EDUCA: Future Learning Spaces

Panel Talk - EDU68

Description
Fri

Attracting and Developing Young Talent in Manufacturing

Applied Practice - SKI69

Description
Fri

Filming Your First Interactive Video

Tech Lab - VID70

Description
Fri

Student + Gamification = Engagement? II

Panel Talk - SOL74

Description
Fri

Business EDUCA: Closing Conversation

Unconference - BUS75

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OEB 2015 Speakers, Chairpersons & Facilitators

OEB 2015 Pre-Conference Workshops

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Beyond SMART: Reconsider the Concept of Quality in Times of Collaboration and Simulation in New Media Learning

Higher Education Learning – Ensuring Success for All

More than Blended Learning: Designing Learning Interventions for Adult Learners

Newcomers' Workshop

Medienbildung und Medienintegration – Praxisbeispiele aus der beruflichen Bildung

The Mobile Academy: mLearning for Education

DistancE-Learning in Europe – Exchange of Experience and Knowledge Sharing

Making Sustainable Online Learning a Reality – Accelerating the Shift

Developing a Personal Learning Infrastructure with Stephen Downes

From Values to Quality Enhancement: A Hands-on Journey through Technology-enabled Course Design and Delivery

Open Badges for Individuals and Organisations. An Interactive Case Study

Speexx Exchange

Make Your Own MOOC! A Hands-on Learning Design Workshop

Knowledge Exchange on Technology for Education

Beyond Digital Storytelling: DIY Creation of Interactive Exhibits as Educational Tool

OEB 2015 Spotlight Stage

2,500 Years of Learning Theory in 25 Minutes

Brace yourself for a journey back in time as Donald Clark goes from Socrates to Seligman in just 25 minutes, clustering learning theorists into: Greeks, religious leaders, religious educators, Marxist...

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How Do you Make MOOCs Smarter? Use Artificial Intelligence!

Breathing life into the future of MOOCs, this pioneer in Artificial Intelligence has developed a new way to make e-learning’s most utilised (and scrutinised) medium more intelligent. See the results o...

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Investors Throw in Their Two Cents on the Spotlight Stage

A global panel of investors will be put under the spotlight to share their insights into the state of the e-learning and EdTech markets, and what exactly they are looking for in a burgeoning business....

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The Art of Being You: Online Authenticity in Learning and Life

The web challenges the idea of an authentic, stable ‘self’, as it enables (even demands) the performance of identity across multiple platforms. At the same time, contemporary capitalist society perpet...

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Are We Connecting? Teens Talk Edtech

We talk about the needs of the ‘millennials’, how to best engage them in the classroom and prepare them for the future of work. But, most of the time, this generation is further ahead of the technolog...

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Out with the Old, and In with the New School

At a time when many view the ‘traditional’ school system as being stuck in the past, failing to meet the demands of a modern, digital world, there are entrepreneurs, educators and parents the world ov...

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First, I listen. Then, I draw my listen…

Let Bryan Mathers take you on a journey of visual thinkery. You’ll take in the rolling green hills of education, the moral high ground of social business with a sideways glance at the industrial reali...

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Robots: the Next Powerful Learning Tool

Discover how robots are impacting all levels of education, in various educational contexts, and join in the discussion with Pierre-Yves Oudeyer about how they can change the dynamics of interaction in...

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Future EDUCA: The robot revolution - where are we at?

Discover the latest technology and developments from the world of robotics and join gadget enthusiast and moderator Donald Clark who will be sure to pique your curiosity in this fast-evolving industry...

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The future is only impossible until it’s achieved

Gilly Salmon, Professor at the University of Western Australia, invites us to observe and explore technologies of the future and bring them to today, in the service of student achievements and busines...

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Programme Overview

The OEB programme features a diverse array of sessions and activities over three days that promote knowledge sharing, networking and debate.

The opportunities to lay the foundations of a new age of innovation for learning can be built. How we act to accomplish this task is the issue which lies at the heart of the theme for this year's conference - ‘Accelerating the Shift’.

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