Events

The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation’s Annual OER Meeting 2017


  
April 25th, 2017 - April 28th, 2017

Event Information

The Hewlett Foundation's Annual OER Meeting 2017 will take place at the Kingbridge Centre in King City, Toronto, Ontario. This event is hosted by The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation and the Institute for the Study of Knowledge Management in Education (ISKME).

Agenda

Tuesday, April 25, 2017
TimeActivityLocation
2:00pm

Registration Opens

Auditorium Foyer

4:00pm-4:45pm

Welcome and Opening Remarks
Larry Kramer, President, William and Flora Hewlett Foundation

Auditorium

4:45pm-6:00pm

OER Leadership: Changing Your Course
Opening Activity

Auditorium
6:00pm-7:15pmDinnerConnections
7:30pm-8:30pm

Super Seven 
Grantee Stories about Equity (Group 1)

 

Scavenger Hunt: Explore the Kingbridge Centre
 

Auditorium

9:00pm-1:00amOpenBridges Bar
Wednesday, April 26, 2017
TimeActivityLocation

7:00am-9:00am

BreakfastConnections
9:00am-10:00am

Super Seven 
Stories about Equity (Group 2)

 

Advancing Your Leadership Mindset
Mike Merchant, Arbinger Institute

Auditorium

10:15am- 12:15pmWorkshop: Leadership Mindset Tools
Mike Merchant, Arbinger Institute

Grand Room A & B

12:15pm-1:15pmLunchConnections
1:30pm-2:45pm

Super Seven 
Stories about Equity (Group 3)

 

WorkshopBringing Leadership Tools into our OER Work
Mike Merchant, Arbinger Institute

 

Grand Room A & B

2:45pm- 3:00pm

Pitch Your Unconference Session

Grandroom A & B

3:00pm-4:30pmUnconference Sessions
(See sign-up sheets for room assignments)

Breakout Rooms

4:30pm-6:00pm

Free Time
(Take a hike with a new friend, walk the labyrinth, play badminton, go for a swim, etc.)

 

6:00pm-7:30pmDinnerConnections

7:30pm-10:00pm

Game Night
(Pool, darts, foosball, scrabble, poker, and more!)

Library

7:30pm-11:00pmFire-Pit ConversationsOutside Area
9:00pm-11:00pmKaraOERkeBridges Bar (open until 1:00am)

 

Thursday, April 27, 2017
TimeActivityLocation
7:00am-9:00amBreakfast                                  

Connections

9:00am-10:15am

Super Seven 
Stories about Equity (Group 4)

 

OER and the NAACP

Barbara Dezmon, Maryland State NAACP Education Chair

 

Auditorium

10:15am-10:30amBreak 
10:30am-12:00pm

Leading Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in Our OER Work
Workshop: Connecting leadership mindset to diversity, equity and inclusion

 

Grand Room A & B

12:00pm-1:00pmLunch
Canadian Themed Lunch!
Connections
1:15pm-2:30pm

Super Seven 
Stories about Equity (Group 5)

 

The Intersection of Equity and Communications
Neha Singh Gohil, Communications Officer, Education Program, The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation

Panelists: Jutta Treviranus, Barbara Dezmon, and Nicole Allen
Moderator: Neha Singh Gohil

 

Auditorium
2:30pm-2:45pm

Pitch Your Unconference Sessions

 

Auditorium

3:00pm-4:30pmUnconference Sessions
(See sign-up sheets for room assignments)
Breakout Rooms
4:30pm-6:00pm

Free Time
(Take a hike with a new friend, walk the labyrinth, play badminton, go for a swim, etc.)


 

6:00pm-7:15pmDinnerConnections
7:30pm-9:30pm

The Collaboration Paradox
John Abele, Funding Chairman, Boston Scientific Corporation; Founder, The Kingbridge Centre and Institute:

Joint Reception to Follow (An Evening with Hewlett OER and Creative Commons Global Summit Participants)

Auditorium

 

 

North Wing Foyer

9:00pm-1:00amOpenBridges Bar

 

Friday, April 28, 2017
TimeActivityLocation
7:00am-9:00amBreakfastConnections
9:00am-10:15am

From Words to Action: How Foundations and Nonprofits can Support Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
Barbara Chow, OER Advocate

Auditorium

10:30am-11:30am

Special Grants for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
TJ Bliss and Kevin Crouch

Closing Remarks

Auditorium

11:30pm-1:00pmLunchConncetions 

 

Important Travel Details

To make your hotel reservation, contact the Kingbridge Centre at 905-833-3086 (toll-free at 800-827-7221) or by email reservations@kingbridgecentre.com. To receive the group rate, refer to the group name "Hewlett Annual OER Meeting". The Toronto Pearson International Airport is 30-45 minutes from the Kingbridge Centre. A taxi will cost approximately CAD$70.00.
 

Contact Information

For questions about the meeting, please contact Marika Laughlin at marika@iskme.org

For more information about the Kingbridge Centre please see links below:

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