2021 ICoBC Symposium Program

Please note that the program can still change over the upcoming weeks, we expect a final version by end of October 2021.

08:30 – 09:00

Registration, Coffee and Networking
Attendees can visit Exhibitor tables during this time onsite and online

09:00 – 09:10 Opening Remarks by ICoBC:
Purpose of the Symposium and agenda setting, introduction to the Miro Board

09:10 – 09:45

Keynote Panel by

  1. Kerri Lemoie, Director Digital Credentials Research & Innovation at Concentric Sky
  2. Doug Belshaw, Founding Member at We Are Open Co-Op
  3. Phillip Long, LER Network Facilitator at T3 Innovation Network

on the topic: "10 Years of Badges and Credentials, what are the lessons learned?" 
with interactive moderation

Facilitation: Jan Muehlig, CEO at relevantive GmbH

09:45 - 10:30

Panel Discussion on the key challenges for education, the corporate sector, associations and policy:
How can global exchange, collaboration, and development across sectors work?

  1. David Kinsella, Director and Founder at Credly-Everitas
  2. Elena Dumitrascu, Co-Founder at Credivera
  3. Nick Lambert, CEO at Dock
  4. Rupert Ward, Associate Dean at University of Huddersfield
10:30 - 11:00 

Coffee and Networking
Attendees can visit Exhibitor tables during this time onsite and online

11:00 - 11:45

Roundtable Round 1: Setting the scene

  1. Group: The role for badges and credentials in Workforce Development and engagement
  2. Group: The potential for badges and credentials for the Corporate Sector
  3. Group: The growing importance of associations for mutual recognition of badges and credentials
  4. Group: The opening of accredited education organisations to mobility and flexibility with badges and credentials
  5. Group: The digital identity as a backbone of trust for badges and credentials 
  6. Group: The role of 21st century skills in enabling badges and credentials to support the future of work
11:45 - 12:30

Roundtable Round 2: Reshuffling and working on challenges

12:30 - 13:30

Lunch Break

13:30 - 14:15

Roundtable Round 3: Reshuffling and solution definition for past and current challenges

14:15 - 15:00

Roundtable Round 4: Reshuffling and vision setting "Badges and Credentials in the year 2030"

15:00 - 15:30

Coffee and Networking
Attendees can visit Exhibitor tables during this time onsite and online

15:30 - 16:00

Summary Presentation from the Roundtable Rounds

16:00 - 16:45

Panel Discussion on group findings

16:45 - 17:00

Wrap-up and next steps for ICoBC

17:00 - 18:30

ICoBC Reception

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