Category Archives: Events

QualiChain Special Track at eLmL 2020

The QualiChain project is organising a special track at the 12th International Conference on Mobile, Hybrid, and On-line Learning (eLmL 2020), which will be held on March 22-26, 2020 in Valencia, Spain. This special track will investigate the creation, piloting and evaluation of decentralised solutions for storing, sharing and verifying education and employment qualifications and […]

QualiChain at ALTC 2019

Alexander Mikroyannidis (The Open University, UK) joined the Association for Learning Technology Conference (ALTC) last week and delivered a QualiChain workshop. ALTC 2019 took place on 3-5 September 2019 in Edinburgh, UK with a packed programme and over 450 participants from across the globe. ALTC is an annual event aiming to confront and challenge established […]

QualiChain at De:Central Days

Ingo Keck (TIB, Germany) will be presenting QualiChain with a talk at the De:Central Days convention, which will take place on September 24-25 in Palma de Mallorca, Spain. The De:central Days convention is a new industry-focused conference that covers all parts of the digital economy, with focus on emerging decentralised technologies like the Internet of […]

QualiChain at TEDxOpenUniversity

The Open University will be hosting TEDx on November 8th in Milton Keynes, UK. The theme of the event is ‘Imagine What’s Next’: Today’s world is always evolving. Amazing innovation, change and discovery takes place around the globe and beyond, right in front of our eyes. Huge leaps have been made in our lifetime – […]

QualiChain at PCF9

The 9th Pan-Commonwealth Forum on Open Learning (PCF9) will be held in Edinburgh, Scotland at the historic BT Murrayfield Stadium on 9-12 September 2019.  In keeping with tradition, the Commonwealth of Learning (COL) has partnered with The Open University to co-host the Forum and celebrate the 30 and 50 years of our respective commitment to quality […]

Webinar: Blockchains, Fact and Fiction – a legal perspective

Date: Monday, September 2, 2019 – 13:00 to 13:45 GMT Location: Online via YouTube What is a Blockchain? What are the benefits and risks of Cryptocurrency? Why should we be reconsidering the perception of what our personal data actually is? Join Prof John Domingue (KMi, The Open University, UK) and Dr Robert Herian (Law School, […]

Upcoming QualiChain Workshops

A number of hands-on QualiChain workshops will be delivered to renowned international conferences on open education and educational technology later this year. In particular, Alexander Mikroyannidis (The Open University, UK) will be delivering QualiChain workshops at: The Association for Learning Technology Conference (ALTC 2019), 3–5 September 2019, Edinburgh, UK. The Online, Open and Flexible Higher […]

QualiChain at JTELSS 2019

The 15th EATEL Summer School on Technology Enhanced Learning (JTELSS 2019) took place on June 1-8, 2019 in Bari, Italy. Alexander Mikroyannidis (The Open University, UK) represented QualiChain and delivered a workshop entitled “How the Blockchain can shape the future of education”. During this hands-on workshop, participants explored the different scenarios that place the learner […]

QualiChain at ESWC 2019

The Extended Semantic Web Conference (ESWC 2019) took place on June 2-6 in Portoroz, Slovenia. QualiChain was represented by John Domingue and Allan Third from The Open University, UK, as well as Damien Graux from Fraunhofer IAIS, Germany. QualiChain was presented prominently at the opening and closing ceremonies as a conference sponsor and had a […]

QualiChain at EDCON 2019

The 7th International Big Data & Analytics Education Conference (EDCON), is taking place on June 3-4 in Maryland, USA. EDCON brings together experts from Big data and education to discuss novel solutions from the areas of Big data analytics, knowledge representation, Artificial Intelligence, and cognitive computing. In the context of the EU H2020 project QualiChain, […]