About the Event

EdX is pleased to gather together our member organizations for our fourth partner meeting, edx Global Forum, to take place at Boston University, November 19 - 21, 2014. Edx Global Forum is a global forum for educators, thought leaders, instructional technologists, researchers, visionaries and innovators to share experiences on pedagogical research, blended learning and to explore emerging trends in online education. At the edx Global Forum, members of the edX community will have the opportunity to collaborate to shape the future of education across the globe.


Wednesday November 19, 6:00PM - 8:30PM
Welcome Reception at Boston University

Thursday November 20, 9:00AM - 7:00PM
The morning will feature sessions on topics such as data and research, revenue opportunities, and more. The afternoon will consist of the xConsortium Subcommittee breakout sessions. Thursday ends with an informal dinner in Boston, location TBA.

Friday November 21, 9:00AM- 4:00PM
The morning will feature keynotes and panels on topics such as open source and blended learning. Afternoon consists of parallel session on topics such as best practices, feature demos, collaborations, and business models.

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Where to Stay

There are many hotel options close to Boston University campus. Below are three where we have negotiated a discounted rate for #FutureEDU attendees. Please mention “edX Global Forum” at booking to take advantage of these discounted rates.

Hotel Commonwealth
500 Commonwealh Ave
Boston, MA 02215
Phone: 866-784-4000 or 617-532-5019
$249.00 per night

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