OEB offers one of the most comprehensive and stimulating programmes showcasing all the latest trends and developments in digital learning and training. These are some of the many highlights:
In a thrilling opening plenary session, two of the world's leading innovators and a top economist will discuss how the development of artificial intelligence and other new technologies will change the way we learn and work forever – Anita Schjoll Brede, CEO of Iris.ai, one of the most exciting companies in the world in the field of AI and a member of FAculty at SingularityU Nordic, will join Geoff Mulgan, Chief Executive of Nesta, the UK's innovation foundation, and Bryan Caplan, author of "The case against education" and professor of economics at George Mason University, to examine how employment will change and learning will become a central part of human existence.
Professor Anders Flödstrom of EIT Digital and KTH Sweden, IT and OER consultant Esther Wojcicki and Ben Williamson of the University of Stirling will try to make out the shape of things to come in a plenary on the future of education.
In other major sessions, speakers will include Ulrich Boser, founder of the Learning Agency and bestselling author; Hannah Gore, talent development manager at Solera, Inc.; Martin Dougiamas, the founder of Moodle; Theo Bastiaens, FernUniversität in Hagen (Germany) and Open University (The Netherlands); Alec Couros, educator, researcher and professor at educational technology and media at the University of Regina; Will Thalheimer, workplace learning consultant; Cathy Moore, training designer and Karoline Tellum-Djarraya, head of section for Edtech and Innovation at Skills Norway.
At this year's OEB plenary debate a panel of high-caliber experts will debate the proposition that "all learning experiences should be fun". Elliott Masie, founder of the Learning Consortium and head of the Masie Center; blogger Benjamin Doxtdator, who is also a teacher at the International School in Brussels; Alex Beard, educator, author and director of the UK's "Teach for all and learning designer Patti Shank, who is the President of Learning Peaks will slug it out in front of an audience of hundreds of education professionals, managers and edTech entrepreneurs.
Furthermore, OEB offers 120+ interactive sessions and pre-conference workshops during the three days, and the many networking opportunities will allow you to make personal connections with over 2'000 conference participants who are passionate about shaping the future of learning. You will be able to access the full agenda at https://oeb.global/programme
For the first time, Learning Technologies Germany will be fully integrated into the event, ensuring a major focus on employment, skills and workplace learning.
This will also be reflected in the accompanying exhibition which will be bigger than ever before. More than 100 companies and organisations are joining us to meet with you and to showcase their range of products, services, courses and solutions.