What is the edX Global Forum?
The edX Global Forum brings together the edX partner network of senior leaders and digital learning innovators from the world’s best universities and organizations. This annual summit provides an opportunity for edX partners to share knowledge, exchange ideas, and design the future of education together. Attendees can expect provocative plenaries, informative breakout sessions, small group meetings, dynamic networking opportunities, and exciting evening events.
Registration for the 2018 edX Global Forum is currently open to all edX partners. Register today for an early-bird rate only available until June 30.
Questions about registering? Contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Prior years' speakers include:
President, Arizona State University
Deputy Vice Chancellor Academic, Australia National University
Scott D. Anthony
Managing Partner, Innosight
Sir Timothy O'Shea
Vice-Chancellor and Principal, University of Edinburgh
Vice President for Open Learning, MIT
President, American Council on Education
President & CEO, Lumina Foundation
President, Davidson College
Co-founder of Square & Founder of LaunchCode
Wednesday, November 14: Arrival and pre-meetings; opening reception
Thursday, November 15: Conference Day 1; evening reception to follow
Friday, November 16: Conference Day 2
Further details of the event schedule will be released soon!
Hotel, Venue, and Travel Information
Location: Boston, Massachusetts
Hotel and Conference Venue: Boston Park Plaza Hotel
The conference will be held at the Park Plaza Hotel, located in the heart of historic downtown Boston. Conference attendees are encouraged to stay at the Park Plaza for convenient access to the conference venue.
You can reserve your room directly through the hotel or your booking agent of choice (please note that there is no preferred pricing for this event; we encourage you to book as early as possible to secure the best rate). The Park Plaza is conveniently located downtown, within short walking distance of a number of other hotels.
The recommended airport is Logan International Airport (BOS), which is 10-30 minutes from downtown Boston depending on traffic. Taxi is the most commonly used transportation from the airport, and costs about $30 with tip.
Who should attend?
The edX Global Forum is a conference for leaders in the online learning space. The audience is made up of senior leaders at universities and organizations, as well as their teams. All current edX partners are welcome to attend (the event is closed to non-partners). A list of our partner organizations can be found at edx.org/schools-partners.