Mark your calendars! We are only a few weeks away from the 2021 Open edX Virtual Conference. Join us on Thursday, May 27th for an exciting jam-packed agenda of edTech experts coming together in an effort to revolutionize online education. 

Get inspired by the industry’s best and brightest edTech experts, leverage valuable networking opportunities, and enjoy a half-day event filled with lots of opportunities to engage with like-minded practitioners!  

Keynote Speaker

The conference will be kicked off by our keynote speaker, Sanjay Sarma, Head of Open Learning at MIT. Sanjay will discuss concepts of his book Grasp: The Science Transforming How We Learn. In his keynote address, Sanjay will present a variety of scientific findings that reveal how learners best consume educational content. This is a unique must-attend presentation that you would not want to miss! 

Other Speakers 

Following the keynote, we will keep the momentum going by introducing an array of industry experts in edTech, discussing innovative solutions of technological advances within online education. The below listed speakers will present topics in the areas of Pedagogy & Instructional Design, Extensions & Integrations, and Platform & Product. 

  • Braden MacDonald – CTO, OpenCraft
  • Eran Raviv – Director, Campus IL
  • Stefania Trabucchi – CEO, Abstract Technology
  • Nimisha Asthagiri – Chief Architect, edX
  • Marco Morales – Platform Product Manager, edX
  • Andres Gonzalez – COO, Aulasneo
  • Michael Karsh – Co-Founder/Executive Producer, Edios Media
  • Daniel Quiroga  – Backend developer, eduNEXT

You will also hear from edX’s founder and CEO, Anant Agarwal, who will share learnings from the past year, his vision for the future of online education, and our momentum to revolutionize delivering education on a global scale. 

Register Now

Registration for the Open edX 2021 Conference is now open. For more information on the conference, please visit

List of Sponsors

The 2021 Open edX Virtual Conference wouldn’t be possible with our tremendously supportive sponsor network. Big thank you to OpenCraft for being the main sponsor of the event.   

Other sponsors of this virtual event include: Aulasneo, eduNEXT, Graspway, Abstract Technology, edly by Arbisoft, ABC Online Courses, and Raccoon Gang

Get in Touch

For any conference related inquiries, please contact us at You can also reach us via Slack or Discourse.