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Filter by Date lets you look at a specific day of the program.
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Filter by Type lets you look at the program by track. In addition to keynotes and breaks the program is made up of three main tracks or types of sessions Pedagogy, Roles, and Strategies.
Clicking on a type in Filter by Type lets you see only sessions of that type in the program schedule.
In addition, Pedagogy, Roles, and Strategies each have a set of associated topics. Topics appear when you hover over a type name in the Filter by Type area of Sched. Topics are clickable allowing you to further filter the program by topic.
Session Format lets you view the program by types of sessions - Action Labs, Lightning Talks, Posters, Presentations, and World Cafes.

The conference program is rich and diverse representing the current state of open education around the world.

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Dominic Orr

University of Nova Gorica / Kiron Open Higher Education
Research Lead
Dr. Dominic Orr has dual citizenship in Britain and Germany. He has a doctorate in comparative education from the Technical University of Dresden and was recently appointed Adjunct Professor for Management in Education at the University of Nova Gorica, Slovenia.
Dominic currently works for the Kiron educational platform and NGO as Research Lead. Previous to this appointment, he worked as senior researcher at FiBS-Research Institute for the Economics of Education and Social Affairs in Berlin, and as international project leader at the German Centre for Higher Education Research (DZHW) in Hannover. He has also worked as external consultant for the OECD, UNESCO and the World Bank.
His area of work spans questions of access to higher education, educational governance, quality assurance and funding to – more recently – issues related to education in a Digital World, including the topics Open Educational Resources, Open Badges and future skills. He has just completed an international foresight study on the future of higher education for the German government (in press), and in 2018 he completed a study in collaboration with the Open University UK on digital transformation of higher education provisions by universities across the globe, which was commissioned by the International Council on Open and Distance Education (ICDE). Two other projects he has worked on with UNESCO’s Unit ICT in Education – the OER Global Monitoring Initiative and the National Guidelines for OER Policy – will also be published in 2019.