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Open Connections: Regional and Local Community Building for Equity and Sustainability

The Open Education Southern Symposium (OESS) is accepting proposals for its day and a half conference on Thursday, July 16 and Friday, 17, 2020 at the James B. Hunt Jr. Library on the beautiful North Carolina State University campus. Proposals should fall into three categories:

We welcome proposals from faculty/educators, students, librarians, instructional designers, educational technologists, and administrators as well as institutions and organizations big and small involved in open education and open pedagogy. We're hoping to create a program that provides development opportunities for both novices and advanced open education practitioners. Some proposal topic ideas that might be of interest include:

OESS is committed to highlighting a variety of voices and experiences. First time presenters are encouraged to submit a proposal.

Submission Details

If you have any questions, please contact Stephanie Pierce, University of Arkansas ( or the Open Education Southern Symposium Planning Committee at

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