Open Has Won! How and Why Higher Ed Should Enjoy the Spoils

Wednesday, October 26 | 1:30PM–2:30PM | Exhibit Hall B/C, Level One
Session Type: Poster Session
Delivery Format: Poster Session
With institutions —and the organizations, businesses, and even government agencies that support them —adopting open initiatives and promoting "open licensing," authentic engagement across communities is vital not only for managing disruption but also for embracing innovation. The Open Source Initiative and Apereo Foundation have worked with campuses globally and will discuss how open communities can enhance the educational mission and administrative infrastructure.

Outcomes: Understand the beneficial principles and practices that enable collaboration, contribution, and community in open initiatives *Assess the presence and authenticity of the values, behaviors, and outputs of an open initiative *Engage with open initiatives to leverage the community and resources to advance the educational/administrative mission


  • Ian Dolphin

  • Patrick Masson

    Executive Director, Apereo Foundation