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.

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.

Philippe Petitqueux

Philippe Petitqueux


After 10 years as a teacher / trainer in the field of ICT, Philippe has since 2010, the position of regional delegate for digital and educational innovation for agricultural education institutions in Normandy. He leads a Norman project around recognition and valorization of skills and people (https://badgeonslanormandie.fr) and co-animates a national support system for digital uses - http://acoustice.educagri.fr
He is secretary general of the association Recognize and contributes to a European project ERASMUS + MIRVA https://mirva.openrecognition.org

Esther Linley

Esther Linley


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

Bert Jehoul

Bert Jehoul

Open Konwledge Belgium

Bert is working as Freelance on Open projects. He is part of open communities trying to build a better society.

Patrice Petitqueux

Patrice Petitqueux


Patrice is working as an administrative support and is contributing to the organisation of ePIC since 2017.

Fabien Paquereau

Fabien Paquereau

DRAAF Pays de la Loire

Fabien is working for the agricultural teaching of the Pays de la Loire and as a
regional delegate to digital. He is national facilitator of the dispostif
acoustice. Engaged as animator of the collective "Badgeons Pays de the Loire "launched on April 30, 2019.

Perrine De Coëtlogon

Perrine De Coëtlogon

University of Lille

Perrine is a Blockchain and Education Project Manager at the University of Lille and a Digital Expert for Higher Education in Europe and internationally.


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Lauren Hunter: Leader who recognizes potential in others

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