Frequently Asked Questions

When and where is this event being held?
When: July 12 – 16, 2021
Venue: Whova Virtual Conference platform
Registered attendees will be provided conference access information closer to the event date.
When does registration open?
Registration opened February 1.
Is there a limit to how many people can register?
Yes. Attendance will be limited to 450 attendees.
How much is the registration fee?
The registration fee for the Open Education Southern Symposium is $35, though we are able to provide free registration for up to 25 undergraduate and graduate students thanks to the support and assistance of our University of Arkansas partner, Global Campus. Students will have until May 12 to complete their registration. Any remaining spots of the allotted 25 reserved seats will be rolled over into general registration.
I am a student. Can I register for free?
We have 25 reserved spots that students may use to register for free. Please contact the Planning Committee at for more information about how to register for free as a student and/or questions about student registrations.
I need to be invoiced for registration. Who do I contact for this?
If you need to be invoiced for registration, please contact the Global Campus at 479-464-5024.
What if I can only attend one day?
Registration covers all days of the conference. Still, we encourage anyone with interest in open education to join us, if only for a single day.
What is your cancellation and refund policy?
If you need to cancel for any reason, cancellations and refunds must be requested by June 21, 2021. All refunds will have a 3% processing fee deducted from the refund amount. Please contact Global Campus at 479-464-5024 regarding all cancellation and refund requests.
When will the schedule be available?
The Open Education Southern Symposium schedule is set to be released around early May.
Will the sessions be recorded for viewing later?
All sessions will be recorded, unless requested not do so by a presenter, for later viewing.
I have a question, whom do I contact?
If you have a question regarding registration, please contact Global Campus at 479-464-5024.
If you have a question regarding the event, proposal submissions, or student registration, please email the Planning Committee at