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OEB’s 25th year: global, cross-sector conference on technology supported learning

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OEB, the global, cross-sector conference on technology supported learning and training will return from 27 - 29 November to Berlin for its 25th edition.

Elliott Masie speaking at OEB 2018
Elliott Masie speaking at OEB 2018 

OEB returns for its 25th year this November under the theme of ‘discovering learning’. Delegates can expect three exciting days filled with 5 inspiring plenaries, 20+ pre-conference events and 120+ dynamic, interactive breakout sessions accompanied by a diverse and comprehensive exhibition showcasing the latest solutions and innovations in learning. 

The OEB conference will be hearing from a host of international experts and pioneers such as writer and independent scholar Audrey Watters, futurist Bryan Alexander, internationally recognised professors and authors Mike Sharples and Paul Kirschner, Women in Tech Evangelist for Rosario Robinson, policy-shapers and influencers from the Polish and the Catalonian Ministry of Education and the Parliament of the Federal Republic of Germany, L&D leaders from Axa, InterIkea, Zalando and more.

The organisers have published the event’s first highlights, providing a glimpse into the agenda to come and details of some of the sessions and speakers already confirmed. These are now available via the OEB event website: OEB 2019 first highlights.

“We have received a record number of proposals for the conference sessions and agenda items this year and have already closed the ‘Call for Proposals’ for 2019. We are currently reviewing all of them to construct an agenda containing everything that is important in learning and educational technology today,” explained OEB event director, Astrid Jaeger.

“OEB is a great way to discuss and keep up to date with the latest innovations, trends and challenges facing learning and training today. Around 2,500 international learning professionals from over 70 countries will be taking part in OEB 2019.”

OEB, incorporating Learning Technologies Germany, is at the forefront of learning and technology developments. It provides delegates with new insights on opportunities and challenges that are changing the world of learning. It shows the latest best practices from education and industry; it allows people to meet, discuss and network with policy makers, higher education leaders, chief learning officers, technology and learning experts, learning and development professionals, change managers, ICT administrators, online learning curriculum designers and many many more.

OEB provides an early bird rate for delegates able to book ahead, with €100 off the conference package price, available until 15 May. More information about OEB 2019 ticketing, registration and early bird rate is available from the event website: OEB 2019 participation.

Astrid Jaeger added: “OEB 2019 takes place during a demanding period for everyone involved in organising learning and education. The planning for OEB 2019 is well underway and we’re looking forward to putting on another great event for learning and edtech professionals.”