When:
November 25, 2020 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm Europe/Brussels Timezone
2020-11-25T16:00:00+01:00
2020-11-25T17:30:00+01:00
Where:
On-line event
Cost:
Free
Contact:

Common flagship projects for blockchain and education in the European Union

This DEL4ALL webinar introduces flagship technology projects supported by the European Commission, which are likely to have an impact on the future of education. Members of the DEL4ALL expert community will discuss the European Blockchain Services Infrastructure (EBSI), Europass and Europass Digital Credentials Infrastructure (EDCI) projects within the context of rapidly changing digital education systems. The panel will also explore opportunities these technologies provide to re-think lifelong learning cycles, personal learning pathways, micro and stacking credentials, sources of trust and student mobility through self-sovereign records.

The webinar will be structured as follows:

16:00 – 16:05 Introduction DEL4ALL project
Dr Alex Grech, Director of the Commonwealth Centre for Connected Learning
16:05 – 16:15 A quick overview of the EBSI project as part of CEF Building Blocks
Lluís Alfons Ariño Martín, Chief Information Officer at Universitat Rovira I Virgili & Convenor Diplomas use Case at European Blockchain
16:15 – 16:25 The potential of the new SSI paradigm, and how it fits with the trends of the EC to empower citizens and protect their privacy
Daniel Du Seuil, Convenor of the European Self Sovereign Identity Framework within the European Blockchain Partnership
16:25 – 16:35 Diplomas Use Case
Hennie Bulstra, Convenor user group Diplomas and credentials European Blockchain Partnership
Dominic Robert Beron, Co-Founder & CEO of SSI Fabrics
16:35 – 16:45 Introduction to the Europass & EDCI projects
Anthony F. Camilleri, Senior Partner at Knowledge Innovation Centre
16:45 – 16:50 How EBSI, Europass & EDCI can facilitate digital education interoperability
Lluís Alfons Ariño Martín, Chief Information Officer at Universitat Rovira I Virgili & Convenor Diplomas use Case at European Blockchain
16:50 – 17:20 Panel discussion
17:20 – 17:30 Q&A session & Close
Dr Alex Grech, Director of the Commonwealth Centre for Connected Learning

You can register for the webinar here.