Shaping the Future of Education Together

March 28th–31st, 2023, in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Join us, along with global EdTech leaders, from Tuesday, March 28th to Friday, March 31st, 2023 at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Learn about innovative uses of the Open edX Platform, within a variety of business and higher education use cases, and discover the latest advancements in instructional design, course constellation and methods for operating & extending the Open edX platform

Would you like to speak at Open edX 2023? 

Our Call for Proposals is now open, and will close on January 23, 2023. To learn about the types of presentations we are seeking and how you can submit a presentation proposal:

Propose a Talk

  • Tuesday: long-form tutorials and workshops
  • Wednesday/Thursday: 45-minute breakouts and 10-minute lightning talks
  • Friday: in-depth summits for developers and instructional designers
  • Registration includes light breakfast, lunch, coffee breaks, and a cocktail reception on Wednesday.
Open edX 2023

If you are interested in sponsorship options, please contact the Open edX Community Manager, Eden Huthmacher, at ehuthmacher@tcril.org.

Registration

Registration for the Open edX 2023 Conference is open! Tickets are $199–$649. Register now.

Frequently Asked Questions

Registration

Q: Can I register in person in the event?

Registration for the 2023 Open edX Conference is online only.

Q: What is included in the registration fee?

All tickets include:

  • Four full days of the conference
  • Conference program
  • Breakfast, lunch, and coffee/tea break each day
  • Cocktail reception on Wednesday, March 29th.

Q: Which ticket categories are available?

Q: What types of payments do you accept for the conference fee?

All payments are processed through the Eventbrite payment processing system and accept major credit cards, such as Visa, Mastercard, American Express, and Discover.

Q: What is the registration cancellation policy?

See the Eventbrite event page for details of the refund policy.

Personal considerations

Q: I have dietary restrictions, can you accommodate them?

We have dairy free, gluten-free, and vegan options at all food events. If you have restrictions beyond these, please include them on the registration form, and we will do our best to accommodate them.

Q: Is the conference site accessible?

Yes, the conference site is fully accessible. 

Event Details

Q: Where can I find conference schedules?

Detailed schedules will be posted on the 2023 Open edX Conference website closer to the event. Here is an overview of what you can expect:

  • Day 1 (Tuesday): Long-form tutorials and workshops. 
  • Day 2 (Wednesday): Keynotes, 45-minute breakouts and 10-minute lightning talks. Cocktail reception.
  • Day 3 (Thursday): Keynotes, 45-minute breakouts and 10-minute lightning talks
  • Day 4 (Friday): in-depth summits for developers and instructional designers

Note: You can also check out the Open edX Conference 2022 schedule from the last Open edX in-person conference in 2022, to get a rough idea about topics and conference structure.

Q: I have never been to an Open edX Conference, will it be useful for me?

New participants are very welcome! You can watch previously recorded conference presentations on the Open edX YouTube channel to see if the format and content suits your needs. The 2023 Open edX Conference will provide tremendous insight to attendees about in depth technical and functional capabilities of the Open edX platform, in order for attendees to evaluate whether to use the Open edX platform for their own projects and/or help place the Open edX platform on the map of available e-learning technologies.

Q: Will there be Wi-Fi?

Free Wi-Fi will be available at the conference site. Access information will be printed in the program that you will get when you check in on the first day.

Q: What about transportation during the conference?

All conference events will be held at the MIT campus, which is fully accessible, and the reception will be at the MIT Museum that is a 10-minute walk from campus. If you have a mobility issue that prevents the walk, please include this on your registration form, and we will arrange transportation.

Note: You will need to provide your own transportation from your accommodation to the conference site and back. There are public transportation options and Uber is widely used in Cambridge. We will post transportation options on our website in the coming weeks.

Visa Requirements

Q: Do I need a visa to go to the United States?

Please check with your local U.S. embassy, if you require a visa to travel to the United States, to attend the Open edX Conference 2023. Up to date information related to visa requirements can be located on this website. We will provide letters, in support of your visa application, upon request. Please submit all visa letter inquiries here.

Registration in Eventbrite has to be completed, prior to the issuance of a visa support letter, which will be issued by MIT. 

Note: Visa processing times vary and may be long. Please start your visa process as soon as possible.

Q: Will you provide visa support for me?

You will need to take care of your own visa application. However, we are happy to provide you with a letter of invitation in support of your visa application. Please contact ehuthmacher@tcril.org to request one.

Visa information

Please check with your local U.S. embassy, if you require a visa to travel to the United States, to attend the Open edX Conference 2023. Up to date information related to visa requirements can be located on this website. We will provide letters, in support of your visa application, upon request. Please submit all visa letter inquiries here.

Registration in Eventbrite has to be completed, prior to the issuance of a visa support letter, which will be issued by MIT. 

Note: Visa processing times vary and may be long. Please start your visa process as soon as possible.

Sponsors

Sponsoring the Open edX Conference is your opportunity to get front and center of the most brilliant minds in online education today. Please contact the Open edX Community Manager, Eden Huthmacher, at ehuthmacher@tcril.org.

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