2021 ICoBC Symposium Overview

ICoBC is pleased to announce its first face-to-face event, “Digital Credentials: From Theory to Reality.” on the 30th of November 2021 in Berlin, Germany. This day-long symposium will focus on sharing digital credential uses cases and successful implementations of digital credential frameworks. The symposium will bring together thought leaders, employers, associations and non-profits, higher education institutions, government representatives, and technology solution providers.  

Please find the full program here. 


Register Now for the online participation

The registration fee 60 EUR to attend virtually. Virtual participants from low- and middle income countries can join for free.


Session topics include:

  • Global perspectives on digital credentialing
  • Implementing digital credentials in the workplace 
  • Digital credentialing for lifelong learning
  • The role of government in facilitating a digital credential ecosystem
  • The future of digital credentials


Top 4 Reasons YOU Should Attend      

  1. Access to thought leaders in the field
  2. Networking with other participants in topic-based discussion groups 
  3. Demonstrations of technology solutions for digital credentialing 
  4. ICoBC Symposium attendees are eligible for a 100 EUR discount on the registration fee for OEB 2021 


Speaker list:

  • Abtar Kaur, Innovative Digital Learning at Asia Pacific University, Malaysia
  • Adrian Portugall, Director Business Development EMEA & LATAM at LinkedIn, Germany
  • Doug Belshaw, Founding Member at We are Open Co-op, UK
  • Elena Dumitrascu, Co-Founder at Credivera, Canada
  • Hakan Yildiz, Consortial Partner at IDunion, Germany
  • Jan Renz, Project Lead at Federal Ministry of Education and Research, Germany
  • Kerri Lemoie, Director, Digital Credentials Research & Innovation at Concentric Sky, USA
  • Nick Lambert, CEO at Dock, UK
  • Klemens Riegler, Managing Director at Bildungsplattform der WKÖ GmbH, Austria
  • Phillip Long, LER Network Facilitator at US Chamber of Commerce Foundation, USA
  • Sheila Jahannathan, Global Head Digital Learning & Capacity Building at World Bank, USA
  • Sue Martin, Global Head Personnel Certification at TÜV Rheinland, Germany
  • ...
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