Prof. Dr. Grainne Conole joined the University of Bath Spa on 1st February 2015 as Chair in Education. She was previously at University of Leicester, where she was professor of learning innovation and director of the Institute of Learning Innovation. Her research interests include: the use, integration and evaluation of Information and Communication Technologies and e-learning, research on Open Educational Resources (OER) and Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs), Read more
Keynote Speakers and Invited Speakers
The following Keynote Speakers and Invited Speakers have confirmed their participation:
Keynote Speaker: Professor Dr. Alexander Khoroshilov
Professor Dr. Alexander Khoroshilov is the Officer-in-Charge for UNESCO IITE. He holds a PhD and is a well-known scientist and specialist on ICTs, mathematical modeling and statistics. He has over 40 years of deep professional experience in the field of ICTs and education (strategic development and management, capacity building and professional development, coordination of scientific-educational projects) including that at the international level.
Keynote speaker: Bodo Richter
Bodo Richter represents the European Commission as Deputy Head of Unit – Innovation in Education, European Institute of Innovation and Technology and Marie Skłodowska-Curie actions. Bodo Richter joined the European Commission in 1997. He has worked in the Directorates-General for Employment and Social Affairs as well as Education and Culture in the areas of training, communication, innovation, higher education and international organisations. Read more
Invited Speaker: Dr. Yves Punie
Dr. Yves Punie is a senior researcher at the European Commission Institute for Prospective Technological Studies (JRC IPTS), leading its research and policy activities on “ICT for Learning, Skills and Open Education”. His research covers four main interrelated research strands, across all educational sectors: Open Education and OER, Innovating Learning and Teaching, Key Competences and 21st century skills, and the Future of Learning.