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Saturday, April 29 • 11:30 - 12:30
Advancing Open Education/Through Open Government

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Open government initiatives can be a valuable platform for expanding open education and open policy around the world. Through the Open Government Partnership (OGP), a multilateral initiative of 75 countries, more than 10 countries have adopted commitments on open education and open licensing policies - from the United States to Slovakia to Chile. This session will explore the opportunities for the CC network to leverage OGP and other open government initiatives in their countries to open up publicly funded resources, and engage the public to use, build upon, and benefit from it.

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Nicole Allen

Director of Open Education, SPARC
Nicole Allen is the Director of Open Education for SPARC. In this role, she leads SPARC’s work to advance openness and equity in education, which includes a robust state and federal policy program, a broad librarian community of practice, and a leadership program for open education professionals... Read More →

Saturday April 29, 2017 11:30 - 12:30 EDT
Distillery Room