Diverse. Collaborative. Transformative.

  • A unique, cross-sector focus, fostering exchange between the corporate, education and public service sectors
  • 2,300+ participants from over 90 countries, bringing together their expertise and experiences
  • 80+ international exhibitors, ranging from established market leaders to emerging edtech start-ups
  • 100+ sessions in various formats: hands-on workshops, plenaries, interactive breakout sessions, discussions and debates, labs, demos and performances.

OEB allows you to discover new opportunities for cross border and cross sectoral collaboration and make connections with policy makers, higher education leaders and ICT administrators, academics, technology experts, workplace learning and development specialists: those at the forefront of shaping the future of digital learning.

For 23 years, OEB has pushed boundaries, challenged preconceptions and catalysed new ideas – through innovations in the exhibition, interventions from participants and new forms of dialogue. At OEB, always expect the unexpected.

Who Attends OEB?

> Roles and Organisations Represented at OEB


Statistics 2016

 In 2016, 41.5% of all OEB delegates were women and 58.5% were men, from 90+ countries. OEB continually strives to achieve diversity and gender balance through our committees, as well as through invitations to high quality speakers of different sexes, countries and sectors.

Confirmed Speakers Will Include:

Confirmed Speakers Include:


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Keynote speakers confirmed for #OEB17

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Aleks Krotoski

Social Psychologist and Broadcaster at the Guardian, UK

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Sanjay Sarma

Vice President for Open Learning at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA

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Abigail Trafford

Author and Leader in the Movement to Fight Ageism, USA

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First speakers confirmed for #OEB17

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Jan Peters

Professor for Intelligent Autonomous Systems at Technical University Darmstadt, Germany

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Franziska Trede

Associate Professor in Higher Education at Charles Sturt University, Australia

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Brandon Carson

Director of Learning at The Home Depot, USA

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Ben Eubanks

Industry Analyst at Lighthouse Research, USA

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Annette Peet

Project Manager at SURF, The Netherlands

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Michelle Selinger

Principal Consultant at EdTech Ventures, UK

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Steven Ney

D-Fellow at The HPI School of Design Thinking, Germany

Location & Venue

Berlin is where ideas grow. Visit OEB and be inspired by one of the world’s most diverse and vibrant cities.

OEB will be taking place in the Hotel InterContinental which is centrally located and can easily be reached by taxi or public transportation.

Hotel InterContinental
Budapester Strasse 2
10787 Berlin