Collaborative Learning. Community Led.

Welcome to the Open edX 2022 Conference, hosted by Nova SBE and FCT | FCCN! This year’s theme is all about shaping the future of education together, and tackling challenges around expanding access to education globally, the future of work, up-skilling, re-skilling, and life-long learning.
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Thursday, April 28 • 2:00pm - 2:45pm
Lightning Talks: Virtual

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  • Increasing access to outside LMS content using Common Cartridge to OLX conversion tool - Julia Song & Alison Langston, edX/2U
  • Addressing distraction: for those of us without a zen state of mind - Alison Hugo & Tim Krones, OpenCraft
  • Deploying the Open edX platform at scale with AWS - Norman Owens, AWS
  • Handling changes to live content as a developer - Dave Ormsbee, tCRIL

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Tim Krones

Project Manager, OpenCraft
I started working for OpenCraft in 2015 as a software developer. My interests have shifted quite a bit since then, and these days I mainly get to focus on things like project planning and process improvements in my work. I love being a part of an organization and a community that... Read More →

Alison Hugo

UX/UI Designer, OpenCraft
I have a small UX and UI company called Fixate. I’ve been working with OpenCraft since 2019 and during that time have learnt so much about the open source way of working, and MOOCs in particular. I love the community-driven aspect behind Open edX, and I’m really chuffed to have... Read More →

Alison Langston

Software Engineer II, edX/2U
After interning at edX in 2019, I joined full time in 2020 and work in the Content Theme as a software engineer.
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Dave Ormsbee

Software Architect, The Center for Reimagining Learning (tCRIL)
I was an early developer at edX and have been writing code for Open edX for over ten years, working primarily with the teaching and learning aspects of the platform. I am currently a Software Architect at tCRIL.
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Norman Owens

Senior Solution Architect, AWS
I have designed many large infrastructure migrations into the cloud.  I have been a teacher through out my career and still manage a cloud security class once a year at the University of Minnesota.  For a long time I have also been an election judge for my local community.  These... Read More →

Julia Song

Senior Integration Specialist, edX/2U
I started at edX over 4 years ago and have worked a variety of roles: Project Coordinator, Partner Support Engineer, and now Senior Integration Specialist focusing on Master's Degrees.

Thursday April 28, 2022 2:00pm - 2:45pm WEST
Room D-114 (Floor -1)