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|Date: Thursday, 26/Oct/2017|
|8:30am||Welcome and registration
Progress in Canada: Toward an 'Internet of Skills'
Griffiths Sheppard Consulting Group Inc, Canada
Tools of Engagement Project (TOEP): Equipping All Learners with 21st-Century Skills
State University of New York at Buffalo
Digital Badges for Workforce Development
Madison Area Technical College, United States of America
ePortfolio and Open Badges: Longlife Learning Practices In Siberian Federal University
Siberian Federal University, Russian Federation
GROWBIT - the zero blockchain interface
Using an ePortfolio tool to underpin an institutional employability award at Durham University
Durham University, United Kingdom
|11:00am||KEY2.1: Keynote Session
Location: Main Room
Chair: Chiara Carlino
Making Informal Recognition Visible and Valuable
Open Recognition Alliance, France
Open Badges for Global Workforce Development at IBM
IBM, Netherlands, The
|2:00pm||Workshop: Making Informal Recognition visible and valuable — OB Challenges (3)
At the end of the second of of the conference, we will convene to focus on
1. Informal Recognition
Key Challenge: How to make informal recognition visible and valuable?
Statement: Open Badges have been mainly successful in supporting the formal recognition of informal learning. They are not practical, in their current form, to support informal recognition.
2. Open Endorsement
Key Challenge: How to make endorsements easy to perform and valuable?
Statement: Open Badges are one specific form of endorsement (the endorsement of the earner by the issuer of a badge). There are other possible forms of endorsements that do not require a badge, like signing a document or a contract.
|4:00pm||KEY2.2: Keynote Session
The Time for Self-Sovereign Identity is Now: Case Studies in Open Standards for Decentralized Identity and Verifiable Claims
Learning Machine, United States of America
Opening up Education - A Support Framework for Higher Education Institutions
Preparing Career Aware Graduates by applying an ISA Model and Integrative Career Development Learning in Science Courses at UNSW Sydney
1: Prince of Wales Clinical School, UNSW Sydney; 2: School of Medical Sciences, UUNSW Sydney
Visualising Teamwork Credentials in the Medical Sciences using ePortfolios and Badges as Symbols of Achievement and Skills Recognition
1: School of Medical Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, UNSW Sydney, Australia; 2: Prince of Wales Clinical School, Faculty of Medicine, UNSW Sydney, Australia; 3: Science Administration Unit, Faculty of Science, UNSW Sydney, Australia; 4: School of Education, University of Notre Dame Australia, Australia
|Workshop - Semantic value and Discovery - OB Challenges (4)
Chair: Bert Jehoul
4. Open Discovery
Key challenge: How to discover people, competencies, resources, service providers, etc. based on the data generated through Open Recognition while preserving the anonymity?
Statement: Search of talents is mainly confined within silos where participants are not in control of their data. Open Discovery means that it is possible to expose one’s data publicly and anonymously, independently from service providers, so that a variety of services, including services unknown to the data owner, can search the data to provide services.
8. Semantic value
Key challenge: How can we write criteria that contain semantic information, so they can be processed by computers to provide meaningful information to humans?
Statement: Today, the criteria field in Open Badges is simple text and is created by the issuer. The semantic value is nil.
Linking Open Badges with ESCO: an Auto Badge Designer built during #oSoc17
1: Selor , Open Knowledge Belgium; 2: Jobpunt; 3: CogniZone; 4: oSoc17; 5: Bosa Digital Transformation
|6:30pm||End of day 2
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