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Session Overview
Date: Wednesday, 26/Oct/2016
8:30am Welcome and registration
9:30am Hack Open Badges (1)
Location: Main salon
Chair: Nate Otto
Chair: Serge Ravet

If you believe that one could do much more with Open Badges that simply display them on Facebook or LinkedIn, join this session to design the Open Badge ecosystem of the future.

During this first session we will:

  • Present the Hack Open Badges programme
  • Explore the current Open Badges issues and needs
  • Define themes and projects

To submit your project idea, use this Google form: link

Open Badges 101: Create your own badge
Location: Breakout
Chair: Eric Rousselle
Chair: Tania Martinelli

A session for the Open Badge beginners. During this session, you will learn:

  • What are Open Badges?
  • How to create your own badge?
11:00am Coffee Break
11:30am Keynote Session
Location: Main salon
Chair: Serge Ravet

Serge Ravet, welcome address and quick introduction to the goals of Hack Open Badges and the Bologna Open Recognition Declaration

Atish Gonsalves, Global Learning Director at Humanitarian Leadership Academy, UK: Recognition of learning, skills and experience of traditional and non-traditional humanitarians

Bernard BullConcordia University Wisconsin, USA : On the future of education

Milad Doueihi, ​Université Paris-Sorbonne, France: On trust

1:30pm Lunch Break
2:30pm Hack Open Badges (2)
Location: Main salon
Chair: Nate Otto

During this second session, teams will be built to start working on the design to inform the development of mockups to demonstrate the potential capabilities of Open Badge applications. If you think that we should create a competitor to LinkedIn, don't be shy, use the collective intelligence of the participants and your design could become the next big thing!


xAPI to integrate eLearning platforms and Open Badge issuing

Franca Fiumana2, Matteo Bertazzo2, Federico Giacanelli2, Chiara Carlino1

1: KION Spa, Italy; 2: Cineca, Italy

Open Badges 102: Create your badge ecosystem (1)
Location: Breakout
Chair: Tania Martinelli

During this session you will learn how to create an Open Badge ecosystem to support learning and development using the ePIC design canvas. Participants will work in small groups. Among the themes suggested: Open Badges for learning Cities, Open Badges for refugees, Open Badges for inmates, Open Badges for humanitarian workers,...

This workshop will be extended during the following days of the conference.


Social development of open badges and ePortfolio: migrants and inmates as citizens of the City of learning

Tania Martinelli

YOBOX Esperienze Formative, Italy

4:30pm Celebrate Cities of Learning around a glass of wine (intro to the final session!)
5:00pm Building Together Learning Cities and territories
Location: Main salon
Chair: Don Presant
Chair: Serge Ravet

A public event to explore how Open Badges and Learning Playlists can contribute to create learning cities and territories.

Keynote speakers:

Leila  Toplic , USA: Cities of Learning

William O'Keeffe, European Commission: EU tools and services for skills and qualifications

Round table with keynote speakers, Francesco Errani, City council of Bologna

6:30pm End of day 1

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