Spotlight

Open Knowledge news at UC Berkeley and around the world

On Campus

Coursera
https://www.coursera.org/berkeley
UC Berkeley joins Coursera to offer free online courses

Social Entrepreneurship in Technology Symposium
May 1, 2012
Sutardja Dai Hall, Banatao Auditorium
http://buildforchange.eventbrite.com/
Tekla Labs at UC Berkeley invites you to a half-day social entrepreneurship symposium featuring organizations leading the way in technology and engineering innovation globally.

Digital Inquiry:  Forms of Knowledge in the Age of New Media
April 27- 28, 2012
Banatao Auditorium, Sutardja Dai Hall, UC Berkeley
http://bcnm.berkeley.edu/digital-inquiry/
The two day symposium will bring together interdisciplinary scholars, artists, and media industry representatives to reflect on the nature of knowledge in the digital age.

Swinging and Flowing: Inclusion and Diversity in the Age of Data
April 26, 2012, 9:30am to 7:00pm
Banatao Auditorium, Sutardja Dai Hall, UC Berkeley
http://bcnm.berkeley.edu/index.php/swinging-and-flowing-inclusion-and-diversity-in-the-age-of-data/
CITRIS presents a UC Berkeley conference for media professionals, app developers, academics and students explores the confluence of diversity and new media technologies.

Around the World

UNESCO World Press Freedom Day
https://www.unesco-ci.org/foemap/
UNESCO celebrates world press freedom day with crowd sourcing tool based on Ushahidi platform.


Mozilla Open Badgets Project
http://openbadges.org/en-US/
Mozilla Open Badges helps makes it easy for any organization to issue, manage and display digital badges across the web. Use badges to acknowledge skills mastery or project contributions.

Open Ed 2020 Conference
October 16-18, 2012
Vancouver, BC
http://openedconference.org/2010/
OpenEd12, the ninth annual Open Education Conference, will frame the conversation about the future of open education. Call for Papers due May 15, 2012Call For Papers – Due Date May 15, 2012.

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