Reconnaître - Conférence ePIC

ePIC 2024

Paris November 6-8

Opening and scaling up digital credential initiatives

Beyond the finish line: ePIC 2024 races towards open recognition!


The international conference on Open Learning and Open Recognition

Join the conversation at EPIC 2024, the 22nd International Conference on Open Learning and Open Recognition Practices, Technologies and Policies. ePIC 2024 welcomes participants and speakers from all continents and backgrounds to explore all dimensions of the emerging recognition culture that gave birth to the Open Badges.

2024 will mark the launch of an international committee focused on fostering open and sustainable digital credential initiatives for lifelong and lifewide recognition.
The event is returning to Paris, France, hosted in the splendid headquarters of the International Union of Railways (UIC), just a few minutes walk from the Eiffel Tower!


Digital Credentials


Who were the Keynotes and Guest Speakers at the previous edition?

Keynote Speakers

Designer and Director
Workforce Integration Network
California State University - Dominguez Hills

Meena Naik

Skills First Design

Professor of Practice in Education, University of Johannesburg SA

UNESCO/UIL Juror, Lifelong Learning Cities Award
Board Director, Groningen Declaration Network
Former CEO, South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA)

Chair, CERIC Integrative Career & Capstone Learning, UFV Sustainable Development Goals, KPU

Guest Speakers

Creative EdTech leader with a portfolio of diverse experiences advancing the global credentialing ecosystem

Noah Geisel

Conference Organizer
The Badge Summit
Micro-Credentials Program Manager
University of Colorado Boulder

Organising Committee

In progress

Serge Ravet

Reconnaître - ORA

Don Presant

Learning Agents

Julie Keane


Esther Linley

Reconnaître - ORA

Philippe Petitqueux

General Secretary
Reconnaître - ORA

Justin Mason

Clarkson University

Gerard Pruim


Nate Otto

Product developer

Organising Committee

In Progress

Serge Ravet

President of Reconnaître - ORA

Don Presant

Learning Agents, Canada

Justin Mason

Clarkson University, USA

Esther Linley

Member of ORA

Julie Keane

Participate (USA)

Nate Otto

Product & web standards developer (USA)

Gerard Pruim

Gear-up (Netherlands)

Philippe Petitqueux

SG of Reconnaître - ORA

Member at Reconnaître - ORA

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