Open Education Conference Invitation

August 16, 2005

Dear Colleagues,

Please allow me to invite you to attend “Advancing the Effectiveness and Sustainability of Open Education,” the 17th Annual Instructional Technology Institute at Utah State University. The conference will be held from September 28 – 30, 2005 on the Utah State University campus in Logan, Utah. This year’s keynote speakers include “The Social Life of Information” author, John Seely Brown, and “Coase’s Penguin”
author, Yochai Benkler. Sessions will be presented by representatives from MIT OpenCourseWare, The Public Library of Science, Creative Commons, the African Virtual University, and over fifty other leaders in the field of open and sustainable learning. For more information, including registration details, please visit:

“Advancing the Effectiveness and Sustainability of Open Education” is sponsored by The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation, and hosted by The Center for Open and Sustainable Learning and the Department of Instructional Technology at Utah State University.

Come join us for three days of energizing conversations!

David Wiley
Program Chair