This event brings together two international experts in open and global education, to discuss the future of education:
- Dr. Wayne Mackintosh, a committed advocate and user of free software for education. He is the founder of WikiEducator (www.WikiEducator.org), an international community of educators collaborating on the development of free teaching materials in support of all national curricula by 2015.
- Dr. Lalita Rajasingham, the co-author of two ground-breaking books: In Search of the Virtual Class: Education in an Information Society (1995) introduced the concepts of virtual classes and virtual universities. The Global Virtual University (2003) sketches a foundation for the future of the university in an era of globalisation.
The event will take be live-streamed at http://ruopen.tru.ca on Oct. 20, 2011 starting at 2:30 PM PST or 22:30 UTC/GMT.
UPDATE: The event and livestream will BEGIN 30 MINUTES LATER than originally announced: 2:30 PST or 22:30 GMT/UTC.