Manuel Freire (UCM) participated in the eMadrid Session of the OEB Conference (Online Education Berlin). The conference, held from 5-7 December 2018 in Berlin (Germany), is “the global, cross-sector conference and exhibition on technology supported learning and training”. During the conference, researchers from the eMadrid network participated in a special session on “data-driven education”. Manuel Freire, from the e-UCM Research Group, presented the work done in the group regarding data-driven education & serious games. Carlos Delgado Kloos, from the Universidad Carlos III de Madrid (Spain) and Maren Scheffel, from the Open Universiteit Nederland (The Netherlands) were also speakers in the data-driven education panel.

The OEB conference, as stated in their website, includes:

  • A unique, cross-sector focus, fostering exchange between the corporate, education and public service sectors
  • 2,000+ international learning professionals from over 80 countries, bringing together their expertise and experiences
  • 100+ exhibitors, ranging from established global learning and technology market leaders to emerging edtech start-ups
  • 100+ sessions in various formats: hands-on workshops, plenaries, interactive breakout sessions, discussions and debates, labs, demos and performances

More details can be found at the OEB website and the eMadrid website.