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November
23 – 25
Berlin

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The vibrant and thought-provoking event with more than 100 dynamic, interactive presentations and sessions including keynote plenaries from world-class speakers, debates, panel discussions, and endless networking opportunities will provide the perfect environment to stimulate, explore and inform working practices to create a better digital learning world.

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Your ticket includes:

* Two days filled with more than 100 dynamic, interactive sessions
* Lunch and refreshments throughout
* Plenary sessions from world-class speakers
* Presentations
* Networking opportunities
* Invitation to fringe events
* Access to the conference app to plan your attendance
* Access to all video recordings after the event
* Access to the accompanying exhibition
* Invitation to attend the pre-conference workshops (additional fee might be required)
* Invitation to the OEBcast webinar series throughout the year
* Discounted hotel accomodation (limited availability)

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The event has a unique, cross-sector focus, fostering exchange between the corporate, education and public service sectors. Now in its 28th year, OEB includes participants from multinational companies to SMEs, from higher education and research instiutions to schools, from ministries to local authorities and from global IGOs to local NGOs.

 

* Individuals or organisations within EU member countries (except Germany) will not be charged 19% VAT given they can provide a currently valid VAT-ID. The VAT-ID can be submitted on the checkout page during your registration. Participants from non-EU-countries will ONLY be exempt from German VAT if providing us with a certificate of their entrepreneurial status (i.e. scanned registration as company at the respective tax authority).

Venue and Directions

The Conference Venue, the 5* Hotel InterContinental Berlin, is centrally located at Budapester Strasse 2, 10787 Berlin, Germany.

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OEB Fringe Events

OEB is about learning new skills, gaining new insights and networking with new people, so that you can share this new knowledge back at the office. But we also want to make it a memorable experience. So we have selected a few things for you to do whilst in Berlin. We hope you will join us.

Fringe Event Yoga

Yoga for your wellbeing on the OEB.

Come along to room Köpenick III and prepare yourself for a day full of events.

Try some exercises to relax strengthen and stretch during our free yoga sessions led by our professional coach.
Do something for your body and mind.

Fringe Christmas Market

Visit the Christmas Market

Did you know that Christmas markets originated in Germany? Visit one of Berlin's most prominent  ones in the company of fellow confeerence participants. See the stalls, sip a Glühwein and sample winter delicacies. We will meet at the Registration and Information desk and walk to the marekt at Breitscheidplatz, located five minutes from the conference venue.

Fringe Meet-Ups

Shaping the Future of Learning: Engaging, Effective and at Scale

OEB Meet-up for educators, university leadership, policy-makers and EdTechs

Meet with peers for candid conversations on higher ed’s digital transformation - and the role local, regional, national and international initiatives and ecosystems play. Facilitated by (among others) representatives of SURF and Hochschulforum Digitalisierung (HFD). Doors are open on Friday from 08:30 onwards in room Check; step in anytime before the Plenaries start.

Fringe Drinks Reception

OEB's Drinks Reception

On Thursday, all registered participants are invited to unwind and continue networking after a day of fruitful conversations at the Marlene Bar from 19:00.

Fringe Digital Detox

Digital Detox

Disconnect to reconnect in the luxurious Hotel InterContintental Spa! At previous events, OEB participants could take a breather for special reduced rate in this 1000m² environment for relaxation.

 

What Participants Say

Toby Walsh, University of New South Wales, Australia

I've been impressed by the number of companies here and the startup vibe. It's interesting to think where it's going to take us. 

Aleks Krotoski, Social Psychologist and Broadcaster at the BBC, UK

I have been really impressed with the scope and the range of the content here.

Luc Steels, Vrije Universiteit Brussel Artificial Intelligence Laboratory, Belgium

I think OEB is an incredible conference; it really brings together everybody working in this domain of digital education - people doing research, building tools, teachers, small companies, big companies. It's a fabulous meeting ground.

Laura Czerniewicz, University of Capetown, South Africa

This seems to be the only conference attended by pretty much all the current stakeholders across the Higher Education ecosystem: academics, non-governmental organisations, government, professionals and a wide range of companies across the student experience cycle.

Sina Fäckeler, Global Head of People Development & Wellbeing, AXA Group Operations

Super interesting discussion about how People Development can contribute to accelerating business and cultural change.

Bryan Alexander, Futurist and Teacher at Georgetown University, USA

OEB is an exciting edtech conference, very well organized and hosted in a great city. It's a fine way to learn, share, and network, especially in the European setting.

 

Mildred Ayere, University of Maseno, Kenya

I am going home with solutions from OEB!

Oliver Crouzet, Head of Pegagogy at “42”, France

Many interesting sessions, challenging debates, definitely glad to be in Berlin for OEB!

Jacques Dang, HEC participant, France

The conference provided our team members with a great opportunity to reinforce our partnerships with colleagues from all over Europe and work together on upcoming projects.

Jean Jacques Buregeya, Information Systems Officer at World Intellectual Property Organisation, Switzerland

OEB is the best place really to get all the new ideas in e-learning.

Viktor Mayer-Schönberger, The Oxford Internet Institute, UK

OEB is the premier international conference to learn about learning and the cutting edge of educational tools and materials available. I could not think of a better place to be.

@SteveWheeler

Thank you @OEBconference and the glittering city of #Berlin for an absolutely splendid, thought provoking and enjoyable three days. #OEB19 has advanced from previous years and I can’t wait to return next year for #OEB20.

Mike Sharples, Author and Emeritus Professor at the OU, UK

OEB Global has grown to be Europe’s vibrant meeting of the people and organisations shaping the future of how we teach and learn through technology.

Stephen Downes, Specialist in Online Learning Technology at National Research Council (NRC), Canada

Get the European perspective, get the business perspective and find out some leading technologies.

Paul Kirschner, Emeritus Professor of Educational Psychology at the OU, the Netherlands

The plenary debate was extraordinary; an academic discourse with experts about a topic that really matters. What a pleasure and an honour.

 

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

OEB is special because the discussions are very sensible, grounded, rich.