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Discover learning in a world in which learning has no limits

BerlinLearning NewsOEB Learning Technologies Europe GmbH

That is the message of the organisers of OEB Global, Europe’s leading cross-sector conference on learning and technology.

OEB 2019 takes place in Berlin, 27-29 November
OEB 2019 takes place in Berlin, 27-29 November 

OEB has published its conference programme for this year’s event, which will take place in Berlin’s Intercontinental Hotel from 27-29 November. The 25th edition of OEB incorporating Learning Technologies, the conference will highlight the key issues changing the face of education: AI, blockchain for education, self-directed learning at work, immersive learning on a budget, learning spaces in the digital age, students as changemakers, holograms as educational tools, employability-focussed learning outcomes, the impact of government regulations on private education and agile L&D teams and many more.

OEB has assembled an outstanding line-up of speakers, many with wide-reaching experience of implementing new learning technology, who will show how there are no limits to what is possible for today’s learners.

The event director, Astrid Jaeger, said: “Learning and technology are entering a new phase. There are so many exciting possibilities. The old boundaries and obstacles are disappearing. We are moving beyond exploration to the discovery of a whole new world of learning. OEB 2019’s conference programme reflects this array of new opportunities. It is also highly practical. As well as considering the future of learning and all the latest trends, there will be a focus on real technology implementations and plenty of discussion of best practices.”

“Delegates will learn from both the conference sessions and from each other, as they take home real, practical guidance and insights.”

OEB 2019 keynotes will include: Bryan Alexander (Georgetown University), Heléna Bargiel (LEO Pharma A/S), Laura Czerniewicz (University of Cape Town), Paul Kirschner (expert on interaction and collaboration in learning), Joleen Liang (Artificial Intelligence and Adaptive Education Conference), Joe Pokropski (international learning and talent development executive), Richard Straub (Peter Drucker Society Europe), David Toborek (Metronom GmbH), and Audrey Watters (Hack Education).

OEB’s ‘Spotlight Stage,’ which will run throughout the event, will include a rolling programme of talks, interviews, debates and more. Participants will be able to pop in for a burst of ‘left-field’ inspiration, entertainment and controversy. The Spotlight Stage’s hosts will include: Amy BrannMike SharplesSteve WheelerEric SheningerUlrich WeinbergJef Steaes, and Carl Miller.

In total, there will be 130 sessions in various formats at the conference, including hands-on workshops, plenaries, interactive breakout sessions, discussions and debates, labs, demos and more for delegates to choose from. The full conference programme for OEB Global 2019 is available on the conference website: OEB Global 2019 Conference Programme.

One of the key features of OEB events is the opportunity it creates for networking, and the event’s accompanying exhibition floor is the hub of OEB. This year OEB will have over 120 exhibitors, providing demonstrations of the latest learning technology products.

Registration for OEB 2019 is available via the event website at

Notes for editors

OEB 2019 incorporating Learning Technologies Germany is the 25th global cross-sector conference and exhibition on technology-supported learning and training.

  • A unique, cross-sector focus, fostering exchange between the corporate, education and public service sectors
  • 2,500+ international learning professionals from over 70 countries, bringing together expertise and experiences
  • 130+ exhibitors and sponsors, ranging from established global learning and technology market leaders to emerging edtech start-ups
  • 120+ conference sessions in various formats: hands-on workshops, plenaries, interactive breakout sessions, discussions and debates, labs, demos and performances
  • 20+ free exhibition seminars

The event is taking place at Berlin’s Hotel Intercontinental from November 27 - 29, 2019.

OEB Learning Technologies Europe GmbH, Leibnizstr. 32, 10625 Berlin,

Platinum Sponsor: Proctorio, Squirrel AI Learning

Gold Sponsor: Microsoft Education

Silver Sponsors: Area9 Lyceum, Kryterion, Learnship, LinkedIn Learning, Panopto, Verif-y, VitalSource

Conference Sponsors: Mediasite - Sonic Foundry, Presentations 2Go, Speexx