Plenary Talks

Opening up Canada


Assistant Deputy Minister Peter Leclaire of Advanced Learning and Community Partnerships, Ministry of Innovation and Advanced Education

Axel Meisen, Former Director of the Canadian Commission for UNESCO



Chair: Rory McGreal UNESCO/COL/ICDE Chair in OER

Gilbert Paquette Téléuniversité du Québec

Mary Burgess, BCcampus

Janet Welch, Univ. of Alberta

Open Education leaders from across Canada will highlight developments in their regions. This includes the recent Western Canadian Memorandum of Understanding on OER, the BC open textbook project, the Alberta OER initiative and French language REL (Resources éducatives libres) developments in Quebec. There will be a brief Q&A period after the talks.