ePIC 2019 - Lille (France)

The 17th International Conference on Open Recognition and Learning, Trust, Identity and their technologies

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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


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


Philippe is leading "Badgeons la Normandie" initiative

Esther Linley

Esther Linley


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


What's happening during the #OpenRecognition Week

e-NABLE / Enabling the Future

In 2011 when Ivan Owen received support from an on line community to collaborate with people who needed prosthetics, shared his designs using open source licences, and Applied the feedback to 8nnovate and gift a better design for the need knower to test. The community suggested redesign using 3 d […]

Helping university students developing employability skills

Edulai is a  intelligent software integrated into the learning management system ( LMS ) that easily assess how online students develop employability skills such as critical thinking, problem solving, team working, communication, leadership and interculturalism. Edulai suggests students high quality targeted content according if the skills developed are at a […]

Un ieu pivot pour construire une société de la reconnaissance

Parce qu’il est à l’interface entre la recherche, l’éducation formelle et informelle, et la demande sociale en matière d’information et de débat sur les enjeux de société, de sciences et de technique sans oublier les cultures numériques et les pratiques artistiques, l’Espace Mendès France s’intéresse depuis longtemps avec le concours […]

Sol’ya. Les trésors du Mexique

Leurs projets s’articulent principalement autour de la production de la vanille du Mexique. Afin de préserver et valoriser le savoir-faire ancestral et artisanal de cette agriculture, SOLYA travaille en étroite collaboration avec une équipe de partenaires directement sur place. Leur équipe sur place travaille directement avec les producteurs (pour la plupart des communautés indigènes) afin […]

Associations intermédiaires

Les associations intermédiaires – par exemple, Contact Service à Evreux – visent à favoriser l’accès à l’emploi à travers l’accompagnement des personnes et le développement d’activités économiques et de services aux ...


Je souhaite contribuer à faire reconnaître le travail du collapsologue Pablo SERVIGNE qui accompagne la prise de conscience par chaque citoyen de la nécessité de se préparer collectivement à la fin du modèle de société post-industriel. AuthorDELAMARE C...

Lauren Hunter: Leader who recognizes potential in others

I would like to recognize Lauren Hunter as a leader who not only recognizes the potential in people but helps to grow and nurture that potential. The Government of Canada needs more leaders like Lauren to see what people are capable of and to provide the support for them to […]

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