Open Education (OER) Conference

OERxDomains Conference

Online - 21-22 April 2021

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Organised by the Association for Learning Technology and partnership with Reclaim Hosting’s Domains Conference, this special edition of the much loved event is the 12th annual conference for Open Education research, practice and policy. We are proud to incorporate a special strand hosted by the Domains Conference – bringing our two communities closer together in 2021.

To make this special edition of the event happen, we have a team of Co-Chairs: Heading up the Domains strand are Lauren (Brumfield) Hanks and Jim Groom and leading on the OER side are Lou Mycroft, Louise Drumm and Joe Wilson.

Explore the 2021 Conference Themes

The conference will put the spotlight on both the value and limitations of Open Education in a (post)pandemic world:

  • Theme 1: Openness, care, and joy in the times of pandemic;
  • Theme 2: Open Education responses to surveillance technologies and data ownership in education;
  • Theme 3: Open in Action: open teaching, educational practices and resources, how you might be using Domains and other tools;
  • Theme 4: Shifts in agency and creativity as empowerment of learners and educators;
  • Theme 5: Open Source Tools: infrastructure, cloud environments, targeted teaching tools.

We are offering an Early Bird registration fee to members and non members.

Early Bird Registration Fees

  • ALT Member Rate: £99.00
  • Non Member Rate: £149.00
  • Conference Speaker Discounted Rate: £79.00

What does the registration fee include?

The full two day programme will feature speakers from across sectors and bring together experts to discuss the most urgent questions facing institutions and individuals as they scale up the use of technology for learning, teaching and assessment. The conference will put the spotlight on both the value and limitations of Open Education in a (post)pandemic world.

Full registration includes:

  • Pre-conference orientation & networking sessions
  • Access to all live and asynchronous sessions
  • Social programme
  • Opt-in participant list for networking
  • Recordings and session materials post conference

Register now!

Explore resources from previous OER Conferences

More information about previous OER conferences is available from the conference platforms: