#altc - Online Winter Conference: meet our sponsors

Our 5th Online Winter Conference taking place 11-12 December enables us to disseminate the best knowledge and expertise in our field.

We would like to take the opportunity to thank our sponsors and partners for supporting us this year and allowing us to keep the event free for all.  Registration for the event is still open; you can register and check out the programme on our dedicated platform.

Meet our sponsors

Platform Sponsor


Twitter: @BlackboardEMEA

Blackboard is the world’s leading education technology company, bringing millions of people around the world closer to the knowledge they seek and the potential they can achieve. We build innovative education technologies and engaging interfaces focused on the learner; and we offer education consulting services, analytics and communication tools that support learning for all.




Twitter: @DigitalEd

DigitalEd is on a mission to transform online education and empower educators to make learning better for everyone. DigitalEd online education solutions are designed especially for science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) courses. With Maple™, the world-leading math software from Maplesoft™, providing the mathematical power, DigitalEd products are uniquely positioned to provide effective tools for online math-based education. DigitalEd is a spin-off of Maplesoft, and was formed to bring greater focus to Maplesoft’s online education product line. DigitalEd products have been used by academic institutions around the world since 2003.


Positive Internet Company

Twitter: @posipeople

The Positive Internet Company (www.positive-internet.com) has been an innovative open-technology company since 1998. Focusing on high-end hosting with second-to-none customer support, we own and operate our own data center near Cambridge, UK with hundreds of our own servers (almost all running Debian). We host and maintain a variety of systems, many of these are fully managed by the Positive technical team. In addition to working with some big and interesting corporations (including major financial organizations and media groups) and household names (British celebrities like Ricky Gervais and Stephen Fry), we host none other than the father of Free Software himself, Richard M. Stallman.


Meet our partners


Open Academia

Open Academia

Twitter: @open­_academia

Open Academia is partnering with Public Knowledge Project (PKP) to provide complete publishing services in an open access environment. We deliver support on all core elements of the publishing process, from the technical and nitty-gritty aspects of production and publication to supporting authors and editors on a daily basis. We are the well-oiled machinery working behind the scenes. An efficient back office working to enable academic societies publish their journals with freedom and prestige of their institutional imprint.

Visual Thinkery

Twitter: @visualthinkery

Visual Thinkery uncovers insight amongst dialogue. We work with individuals and organisations, commonly in the areas of Education, Technology and Business, in order to develop an aesthetic, articulate ideas, define strategies, or craft visual communications. Our process is collaborative, open, and very visual. (Oh – and we’re big fans of ALT!)