ePIC 2018

The 16th International Conference on Recognition, Trust, Identity and their technologies—Open Badges, ePortfolios, Social Networks and Blockchains

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Join the community leading innovation in learning, employment, social inclusion and citizenship since 2003!

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Share your experience and expertise with the community designing tomorrow's technologies and practice for building an open and learning society

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Open Badges can transform you, your community, your organisation, your city and region. Learning organisations, cities of learning, learning regions and territories.

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ePIC 2018 is the main event of the International Recognition Week. Join us to Celebrate Open Recognition worldwide!

Keynote Speakers

Edgar Morin

Edgar Morin is a French philosopher and sociologist who has been internationally recognised for his work on complexity and “complex thought” (pensée complexe), and for his scholarly contributions to such diverse fields as media studies, politics, sociology, visual anthropology, ecology, education, Read more…

Victoria Fontan, France

I am the manager of the Quality Assessment and Learning Centre, hosted by the Bioforce Institute in Lyon, France. I am also a visiting professor at the Western Institute of Technology and Higher Education (ITESO), Read more…

François Taddei, CRI, France

François Taddei is co-founder (2005) and director of the CRI (Center for Interdisciplinary Research) since 2006. Since 1999, he has been Research Director at Inserm within the Systems Engineering and Dynamic Evolution team. He has Read more…

Bernard Bull

Bernard Bull, Concordia University Wisconsin, USA

Bernard Bull is Vice Provost of Curriculum and Academic Innovation, Chief Innovation Officer, and Associate Professor of Education at Concordia University Wisconsin. He holds degrees in history, education, humanities, and instructional technology. He is author Read more…

Nate Otto, Concentric Sky, USA

I’m passionate about how Internet technology opens up democratic participation in culture, business, and politics and think that we have hardly begun to explore what is possible through our connections with community. I intend to Read more…

The Organising Committee

Dedicated to make ePIC a great event since 2003!
Serge Ravet

Serge Ravet

Open Recognition Alliance

Co-author of the Bologna Open Recognition Declaration, founding partner of the Open Recognition Alliance

Chiara Carlino

Chiara Carlino

CINECA

Project Manager at CINECA, a non profit Consortium, made up of 70 Italian universities*, 8 Italian Research Institutions and the Italian Ministry of Education.

Tania Martinelli

Tania Martinelli

Freelance Project Manager and Business Developer

Tania Martinelli supports private companies and public Institutions in the development of their own Digital Badges Ecosystems.

Nate Otto

Nate Otto

Open Badge Director, Concentric SKy

Co-author of the Bologna Open Recognition Declaration, Nate is passionate about how Internet technology opens up democratic participation in culture, business, and politics and think that we have hardly begun to explore what is possible through our connections with community. I intend to apply my knowledge to projects that aim to revolutionize commerce, politics, and education.

Caroline Belan Menagier

Caroline Belan Menagier

Head of international relations and lifelong learning strategies

Caroline is Head of international relations and lifelong learning strategies" and change at Confederal University Leonardo da Vinci is an association of three public higher education institutions in the same area that have chosen to collaborate on specific strategic issues. Those institutions are the universities of Poitiers and Limoges and ISAE-ENSMA engineering school based in Poitiers

Philippe Petitqueux

Philippe Petitqueux

Reconnaître

Philippe is leading "Badgeons la Normandie" initiative

Esther Linley

Esther Linley

Reconnaître

Esther has been contributing to the organisation of ePIC since 2010.

Noah Geisel

Noah Geisel

News

What's new at ePIC 2018?
News

Hello world!

For ePIC 2018 we have revised entirely the conference website, moving from Drupal to WordPress in order to be fully integrated with the Open Recognition Alliance’s portal (www.openrecognition.org). The site will also be bilingual (French-English) as Read more…

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Reconnaître - Open Recognition Alliance

Conference Office Address

ORA, 2 rue Couturat 89300 Joigny France

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Esther Linley
+33 7 8171 7454
Mon - Fri, 8:00-19:00 CET (Paris time)

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