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Session Overview
Date: Wednesday, 25/Oct/2017
8:30am Welcome and registration
Location: Hallway
9:30am Workshop — Addressing the Open Badge Challenges (1)
Location: Main Room
Chair: Serge Ravet

During this series of workshop we will be working in groups to address a selected number among the 10 Open Badge Challenges:

1. Informal Recognition; 2. Open Endorsement; 3. Open Recognition Networks; 4. Open Discovery; 5. Advanced Visualisation; 6. Social Capital Representation; 7. Open Pathways; 8. Semantic value; 9. Open Services; 10. Interoperability.

During this first session, the different challenges will be presented and working teams constituted. Each team will nominate one chair person who will be leading the work on the challenge and report on the results.

Workshop — Open Badges 101: Create your own badge
Location: Breakout Session Room
Chair: Tania Martinelli

This session is designed for the Open Badge beginners. You will learn:

  • What are Open Badges?
  • How to create your own badge?
  • How to endorse a badge?
11:00am Coffee Break
Location: Hallway
11:30am KEY1.1: Launch of the Open Recognition Day
Location: Main Room
Chair: Tania Martinelli

During this plenary session broadcasted on the web keynotes speakers will explore Open Recogntion and how it could change, not just the learning landscape, but the social and employment landscape altogether.

1:30pm Lunch Break
Location: Hallway
2:30pm Workshop — Addressing the Open Badge Challenges (2)
Location: Main Room

During this second session, group will deepen their understanding of the challenges chosen and work towards possible solutions. Participants are free to move from one group to the next. Observers are welcome to lurk on the work being done.

Workshop - Open Badges 102: Create your badge ecosystem (1)
Location: Breakout Session Room

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!

4:30pm Coffee / wine break
Location: Hallway
5:00pm The Interoperability Challenge
Location: Main Room
Chair: Nate Otto

During this session, Open Badge technology providers will demonstrate how they respond to the implementation of a scenario where Open Badges are being designed on one platform, then issued from different platforms, then collected on different platforms and services.

6:00pm Open Recognition Alliance Meeting
Location: Main Room

An open meeting of the Open Recognition Alliance for its formal launch. (more information soon!)

7:30pm End of day 1

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