Berlin (GER), July 2016 - Momentum behind OEB 2016 is surpassing all preceding years, with eleven leading sponsors already signed up and more than double the number of registered participants in comparison to last year at this time. OEB 2016 Sponsors are Oracle Academy, mediasite by sonicfoundry, Open Assessment Technologies, LPLUS GmbH, speexx, Presentations 2Go, CREATE.21st century, Cengage Learning, Amity Online, smartspokes, and WildFire. The diversity of the group, covering a wide range of specialties, serves as a perfect metaphor for the cross-sector focus of the conference itself.
From 30 November to 02 December, over 2,300 participants from more than 100 countries, along with more than 80 international exhibitors, will converge in Berlin for OEB to share expertise and experiences in technology-supported learning and training. "The sponsorship partners for the conference so far come from a vast array of edtech areas," commented Rebecca Stromeyer, CEO of ICWE GmbH, the company behind OEB. "It’s an exciting and interesting group of companies that complement the overall themes of the event very well. These are the first sponsors to confirm, and more will be announced in the coming weeks."
OEB, is widely recognised as one of the world’s most exciting, challenging, and inspirational education conferences. The future of learning will be presented by renowned speakers such as Marcia Conner, Andrew Keen, Diana Laurillard, Roger Schank, Stephen Downes, and Mark Surman in a range of formats including workshops, plenaries, discussions, roundtables, debates, labs, demonstrations, and performances. OEB 2016 will provide a unique cross-industry focus, encouraging dialogue among the corporate, education and public service sectors.