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Monday, October 18 • 9:00am - 9:25am
Welcome from the Steering Committee

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During this short session, members of the 2021 Open Education Conference Steering Committee will officially open the conference and provide an overview of what to expect over the coming week. The recording of this session will be posted shortly after it is completed for those who are not able to attend live. 

Speakers
avatar for Emily Ragan

Emily Ragan

Associate Professor, Metropolitan State University of Denver
Excited about reimagining effective education. Associate Professor, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry and OER Coordinator at Metropolitan State University of Denver
avatar for MJ Bishop

MJ Bishop

Associate Vice Chancellor and Director, William E. Kirwan Center for Academic Innovation, University System of Maryland
Dr. MJ Bishop directs the University System of Maryland’s William E. Kirwan Center for Academic Innovation, which was established in 2013 to enhance USM's position as a national leader in higher education transformation. The Kirwan Center conducts research on best practices, disseminates... Read More →
avatar for Nicole Allen

Nicole Allen

Director of Open Education, SPARC
Nicole Allen is the Director of Open Education at SPARC, a global coalition working to make open the default in research and education. A decade and a half ago, Nicole was an undergraduate student frustrated with the cost of textbooks. Today, she is an internationally recognized policy... Read More →
avatar for Amy Tan

Amy Tan

Dean, Houston Community College
avatar for Akanksha Bhatnagar

Akanksha Bhatnagar

PR Specialist, Diplomat Consulting
Akanksha is the Communications and Public Relaltions Officer with a national student lobby organization. Akanksha was also the 2019/20 President of the University of Alberta Students' Union and the 2018-19 Vice President Academic where she Chaired of the University of Alberta Open... Read More →
avatar for Regina Gong

Regina Gong

OER & Student Success Librarian, Michigan State University
Regina Gong is the Open Educational Resources (OER) & Student Success Librarian at Michigan State University (MSU) Libraries. In her role at MSU, Regina leads and oversees the OER program including the OER award and the OER publishing services. She also facilitates the Open Pedagogy... Read More →
avatar for Tiffani Tijerina

Tiffani Tijerina

Program Manager, Affordable Learning Georgia, University System of Georgia
Talk to me about: instructional design, tech com/writing, accessibility, oer, open pedagogy, dogs, cats, geek stuff
avatar for Hailey Babb

Hailey Babb

Open Education Project Manager, SPARC
avatar for Spencer Ellis

Spencer Ellis

Director Of Educational Innovation, Colorado Department of Higher Education, State of Colorado
avatar for Lee Miller

Lee Miller

Director of Innovation & Compliance, Barton Community College
Hello!I'm the Director of Innovation & Compliance in the Center for Innovation and Excellence at Barton Community College. I work with open education and facilitate Barton’s OER initiative, assist with ADA compliance for instruction, investigates academic integrity, and engage with... Read More →
avatar for Lese Fandel

Lese Fandel

Programs & Operations Specialist, SPARC
avatar for Wendy Vélez-Torres

Wendy Vélez-Torres

Senior Instructional Technologist, Coppin State
Wendy Torres has been teaching for over 21 years and has a BA in Special Education and a Masters of Educational Leadership in Instructional Technology. She has taught at all levels from Kindergarten to Higher Ed. She is currently the Senior Instructional Technologist and Adjunct Instructor... Read More →
avatar for Aishah Abdullah

Aishah Abdullah

Open Education Coordinator, SPARC
avatar for Ethan Senack

Ethan Senack

Chief of Staff, ISKME

Overview

Monday October 18, 2021 9:00am - 9:25am EDT
Main Room
  Keynote/plenary, Opening
  • Recording Published
  • Host: Staff
  • Zoom: Webinar