Alberta OER - Summit 2018


The next Alberta OER Summit will be on May 14 in Calgary, Alberta at Mount Royal University in the new Riddell Library and Learning Centre.

Schedule of events:

10am-12pm: Keynote Speaker (David Porter, CEO, eCampus Ontario) - Register to attend here

12 - 3pm: Lunch and Working Group Discussions - Register to attend here


Call for Volunteer Facilitators/Recorders for Working Group Discussions:

The planning committee is seeking your participation to co-create a dynamic afternoon of open pedagogy, policy, technology/infrastructure, and community development.


ABOER Spring Summit Working Groups

12:00pm - 3:00pm

Working Group registrants will be provided lunch and move into table discussions on particular themes and topics of interest to facilitate further development of the Alberta OER Community of Practice (CoP).

1pm - 2:30pm - Table Discussions 2pm - 2:30pm - Table Facilitators to report / summarize

2:30pm - 3pm - Future of the CoP / Next Steps

Table Discussions will be organized in the following categories:

Pedagogy: open teaching practices, instructional support, and sharing as an open educator

Policy: collaborating with student advocacy efforts, developing institutional policy, scaffolding institutional leadership and sponsorship, copyright and intellectual property

Technology and Infrastructure: software, tools, technological infrastructure, and open platforms


If you wish to facilitate or suggest an additional round table discussion for the afternoon, please fill out this form. For further information, please contact Cari Merkley (, or Erika Smith (