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  • August 23, 2017
    We have just released the final version of the latest Open edX tree release, Ginkgo! This is our seventh Open edX release, and we're excited to share it with our community. A big thanks to everyone who contributed to making this release possible—particularly Jill Vogel from OpenCraft, who helped...
  • May 22, 2017
    The last in our sponsor spotlight series, we are pleased to welcome Proversity to Open edX 2017 and thank them for their contribution to the conference and the community!  We spoke to them about their approach and what they're looking forward to in Madrid. Tell us about Proversity. What's your...
  • May 17, 2017
    We're excited to share that Microsoft is joining the Open edX 2017 as a sponsor of the evening reception on Wednesday, May 24. This is the second time they've sponsored the Open edX conference, and we greatly appreciate their support of both edX and the Open edX community! We spoke to Microsoft...
  • May 15, 2017
    We're excited to welcome first-time Open edX conference sponsor Examity as Lunch Sponsor for the 2017 Open edX conference. Thank you, Examity, for supporting this great event and our community.  We talked to Examity about their remote proctoring service, open source communities and more. Tell us...
  • May 10, 2017
    We’re thrilled that Appsembler is a Keystone Sponsor of the 2017 Open edX Conference, May 24 and 25 in Madrid, Spain. This is their third year in a row sponsoring the conference, and we are very grateful for their support of the community. We spent some time discussing with Appsembler what they've...
  • March 6, 2017
    We have just released the final version of the latest Open edX tree release, Ficus! This is our sixth Open edX release, and we're excited to share it with our community. A big thanks to everyone who contributed to making this release possible—particularly Pierre Mailhot from EDUlib, who...
  • February 27, 2017
    Early bird rates for the 2017 Open edX annual conference will end tomorrow, Wednesday, March 1! The conference will take place at Universidad Carlos III de Madrid in Madrid, Spain, on May 24 & 25, with hands-on days preceding and following the two-day conference. Hands-on technical tutorials...
  • February 22, 2017
    We are excited to share that Vincent Zimmer, co-founder of Kiron Open Higher Education, a blended learning platform for refugees, has agreed to be a keynote speaker at the Open edX conference at Carlos III University in Madrid, Spain, on May 24 & 25.  Vincent Zimmer, co-founder of Kiron Open...
  • February 8, 2017
    We are delighted to announce that Nick van Dam, Global Chief Learning Officer and Client Advisor at McKinsey & Company, will be a keynote speaker at the Open edX conference at Carlos III University in Madrid, Spain, on May 24 & 25.  Nick van Dam, Global CLO, McKinsey & Co. Nick is an...
  • January 25, 2017
    We are excited to announce that registration is now open for the annual Open edX Conference. Held for the first time in Europe on May 24th and 25th, the conference on this leading free, open-source learning platform will take place in Madrid, Spain to further quality online education and training...
  • August 4, 2016
    Thank you to everyone who sponsored, spoke, organized, volunteered, led, traveled and attended the 2016 Open edX conference! With over 230 attendees, it was far and away our most successful conference to date and reflected the vibrancy of our growing community. We talked about the impact of...
  • September 24, 2015
    The Open edX team is excited to announce our Tuesday keynote speaker, Dr. Jeff Jaffe, CEO of W3C.  In his role as CEO of the W3C, Dr. Jaffe works with W3C staff, membership, and the public to evolve and communicate W3C's mission to be the leading forum for technical development and stewardship of...
  • August 27, 2015
    We’ve been working hard to find the absolute best location for this year’s Open edX conference hackathon, and we're really happy to announce this year it will be held at CIC Boston, a co-working and conference space centrally located in downtown Boston. CIC Boston provides state-of-the-art...
  • August 21, 2015
    Today we are announcing the full lineup of community speakers for the year’s Open edX Conference. We have talks presenting use cases from on-campus blended learning to remote medical training to corporate and professional development, in-depth technical discussions about deployment in new and...