Conference Organizers


The Open Education Consortium (OEC) is a non-profit, global, members-based network of open education institutions and organizations. OEC represents its members and provides advocacy and leadership around advancement of open education globally.

OEC works with its members to build capacity to find, reuse, create and share Open Educational Resources (OER), develop open policy, create sustainable open education models, and enable international collaboration and innovation. OEC annually coordinates and hosts Open Education Week, the Open Education Global conference, and Open Education Awards for Excellence. Collectively these efforts aim to bring high quality, inclusive education to all learners around the world.


With more than 40,000 students, Politecnico di Milano is Italy’s largest university for Engineering, Architecture and Industrial Design and it is ranked as one of the most outstanding European universities in these fields.

Politecnico di Milano has a strong internationalization policy and a long-established commitment to teaching and learning innovation.

Focus on research, technology transfer, and cooperation with the industrial system are among the key strengths of Politecnico di Milano, that is also a member of IDEA League and of Alliance4tech, two strategic alliances among leading European universities of science and technology.