Sharing, Gratitude, and Hope

OpenEd17: The 14th Annual Open Education Conference

October 11 – 13, 2017  ::  Anaheim, CA

 

Keynote Speakers

OpenEd17 features amazing keynote speakers who will push our thinking and encourage us to expand our understanding of a range of topics related to open. Watch below for announcements of additional keynote speakers.

Stephanie Allen Egbert
Stephanie Allen Egbert
Dr. Stephanie Allen Egbert is the Associate Director of the Global Education Initiative of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. She has extensive experience designing, prototyping, developing, implementing, and evaluating a wide variety of academic and corporate learning experiences. The Global Education Initiative, aimed at increasing educational opportunities for individuals around the globe, provides extremely affordable education and career planning, English language instruction, and online courses through a unique hybrid delivery model.

 

 

David Bollier
David Bollier
David Bollier is an author, activist, blogger and consultant who spends his time exploring the commons as a new paradigm of economics, politics, and culture. He is the Founding Editor of Onthecommons.org and co-founder of the Commons Strategies Group, a consulting project that works to promote the commons internationally. Read his brief essay The Commons, Short and Sweet.

 

 

Cherylee Kushida and Jodi Coffman
Cherylee Kushida and Jodi Coffman
Cherylee Kushida is an OER lead and Distance Education Coordinator at Santa Ana College. Her involvement in OER began with three courses in 2011 as part of the Next Generation Learning Challenge – Kaleidoscope Open Course Initiative and is continuing with work on two OER degree pathways with a boost from the Achieving the Dream OER Degree Initiative. Cherylee is extremely proud of the Santa Ana College OER Workgroup efforts.

Jodi P. Coffman, a Counselor and Professor, is a long time adopter of OER materials as well as an OER leader on the Santa Ana College campus. She is a founding member of the OER workgroup and has been teaching online for over 10 years.

 

 

Ryan Merkley
Ryan Merkley
Ryan Merkley an experienced non-profit leader, advocate, and campaigner for openness and collaboration. As CEO of Creative Commons, Ryan has driven the organization’s focus towards a vibrant, usable commons powered by collaboration and gratitude. This has led to a renewed global movement, and significant growth in CC’s impact and reach, celebrating 1.2 billion licensed works in 2016. Read the 2017 State of the Commons report.