The 2021 Open edX Conference Will Be a Virtual Half-Day Event on May 27

IBL News | New York

The 2021 Open edX Conference will be virtual and structured as a half-day event, from 9 AM to 1 PM (EDT), May 27th.

The edX organization said in a blog post that “the event will focus on shaping the future of education together.”

The virtual conference will feature a thought leader keynote, eight practical talks, and unstructured spaces for direct connections among attendees.

Session topics will combine pedagogy and instructional design with the Open edX platform’s new features, extensions, and integrations.

Some of the community speakers will include:

  • Anant Agarwal – Founder & CEO – edX
  • Marco Morales – Platform Product Manager – edX
  • Rupinder Kaur Kohli – Chief Solutions Architect – Skill-Up Technologies
  • Eran Raviv – Director – Campus IL
  • Braden MacDonald – CTO – OpenCraft

The registration rate is $50. The event is sponsored by overseas firms: Three from Latin America and Spain — Aulasneo, eduNEXT, and Graspway —, two from Europe — OpenCraft and Abstract —, and one from Asia, Arbisoft.