I recently had the pleasure of attending the Open Education Conference in Vancouver, British Columbia. Not only was Open Ed my first academic conference I have attended, and was in my hometown, but the introduction to Open Educational Resources (OER) was one of the things that drew me to the field of Educational Technology. All things considered, it was a pretty cool experience. I have to add that the people are truly what made Open Ed ‘1 5 such an amazing experience. The group of individuals that is in attendance at this event was one of the friendliest groups of academics I have ever had the pleasure of surrounding myself with.

I wanted to share some of my biggest takeaways from Open Ed.