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

The Open Education Southern Symposium (OESS) is now accepting proposals for its virtual 2021 conference to be held July 12 - 16, 2021. Proposals should fall into two categories:

We welcome proposals from faculty/educators, students, librarians, instructional designers, educational technologists, and administrators from all educational institutional levels (K-16) 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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