ePIC 2018

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

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Edgar Morin

This post is also available in: Français (French)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 Read more…

Victoria Fontan, France

This post is also available in: Français (French)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 Read more…

François Taddei, CRI, France

This post is also available in: Français (French)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 Read more…

Eric Bruillard, Paris Descartes University, France

This post is also available in: Français (French) Eric Bruillard is currently a professor of computer science at Paris Descartes University and a member of the EDA laboratory. His research area concerns the design and Read more…

Nate Otto, Concentric Sky, USA

This post is also available in: Français (French)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 Read more…

Claire Héber Suffrin

This post is also available in: Français (French)Claire Hébert-Suffrin is co-founder, with her husband Marc, of the Réseaux d’échange Réciproques de Savoirs ®, RERS (Reciprocal Knowledge Exchange Networks) which she has contributed to animate the development Read more…

Michel Diaz

This post is also available in: Français (French)Michel Diaz is the cofounder and Associate Director of Féfaur, a leading research and advisory firm focused on corporate talent and learning. Thought leader, analyst and consultant, Michel publishes regularly Read more…

Ruben Verborgh, Ghent University, Belgium

This post is also available in: Français (French) I believe in a Web on which clients possess more intelligence than the servers they use. I’m a professor of Semantic Web technology at IDLab, a group of Ghent University/imec, and a research affiliate at the Decentralized Information Group of CSAIL at MIT. I love to Read more…

Jean-Roch Houllier, THALES Learning Hub

This post is also available in: Français (French) Jean-Roch Houllier is the International Learning & Digital Director of THALES Learning Hub, the University of Thales Group. He is a lecturer, teacher and professional thesis director Read more…

Eric Barilland, Orange, VP Skills Management & Partnership

This post is also available in: Français (French)Graduated from the ESCEM (Tours campus). After several positions in Finance at Orange, Eric Barilland becomes CFO of a Group’s subsidiary company for 2 years then changes his Read more…

Patrick Werquin, Conservatoire National des Arts et Métiers , France

This post is also available in: Français (French)Patrick Werquin is currently professor at CNAM: Conservatoire national des arts et métiers (French Tertiary Research and Adult Education Institution), Paris; and international independent consultant based in Saint-Sulpice-sur-Lèze, Read more…

David Margueritte, Région Normandie

This post is also available in: Français (French)David Margueritte is a Lawyer in Public Law and Trainer. 2nd Vice-President, in charge of apprenticeship and vocational training, he is also President of the Employment, Training and Read more…

Jean-Marc Lange

This post is also available in: Français (French)Jean-Marc LANGE is a professor of universities in the sciences of education. Associate of Life and Earth Science, coming from the oceanology, then the didactic of Life Sciences, Read more…

Alexis Durand Jeanson

This post is also available in: Français (French)Alexis Durand Jeanson is at the heart of the development of the territories. Independent researcher and invited in the field of territorial sciences, he’s a political and methodological Read more…

Maryvonne Dussaux

This post is also available in: Français (French)Maryvonne Dussaux, research professor in Education Sciences at the University of Paris Est Créteil, member of the LIPHA-PE laboratory. Her research focuses on the link between education and 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.

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 ...

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Pablo SERVIGNE

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...

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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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Julie Lalonde: A leader with heart

I would like to recognize Julie Lalonde as a person who leads with heart within the Government of Canada. Julie is the type of leader that not only recognizes the potential in people but helps to grow and nurture that potential. She is a proponent of the democratization of knowledge […]

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