Open for Education: Technology Innovation in Universities and Colleges
When: 12th and 13th March 2013
Where: The Lakeside Centre and Aston Business School, Birmingham, UK
For over a decade CETIS and JISC have been promoting the open agenda, through a number of programmes and activities including; open educational resources, open standards, open data and open software. This year’s CETIS conference will explore the benefits and realities to universities and colleges of adopting open strategies and approaches.
The conference will include keynote presentations from Josie Fraser, ICT Strategy Lead (Children's Capital) at Leicester City Council and Patrick McAndrew, Professor of Open Education in the Institute of Educational Technology (IET) at the Open University.
There will also be the following parallel discussion sessions:
1. IMS QTI v2.1
2. HE Information Landscape – Seize the Day!
3. Open Practice and OER sustainability
4. Future of CETIS
Update: There will now be two additional workshops on Tuesday evening 16.40-18.40: Extending WIDGaT's Capabities and Augmented Reality:A study in SCARLET
The Relationship Management Compendium of Good Practice will be launched at 16.40 on Tuesday evening.
5. Open Development and Open Innovation
6. Skills and Competence Opportunities
7. Analytics and Institutional Capabilities
8. Open Mic
Like all CETIS Conferences, this will be a highly participative two day event, offering an opportunity to meet with colleagues involved in technical development activities.
The conference agenda (http://wiki.cetis.ac.uk/Conference_2013_programme) has more information on each of the parallel sessions.
The Conference is free to attend, but there will be a charge for overnight accommodation. Please note there are a limited number of places.
We look forward to seeing you in Birmingham.
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Cetis is the Centre for Educational Technology, Interoperability and Standards. Our staff are globally recognised as leading experts on education technology innovation, interoperability and technology standards. For over a decade Cetis has provided strategic, technical and pedagogical advice on educational technology and standards to funding bodies, standards agencies, government, institutions and commercial partners.