2021 MI OER Virtual Summit:

MI OER Virtual Summit -- Online, August 11 & 12, 2021 with keynote speakers, Dr. Angela DeBarger and Dr. Lisa Petrides. This year's theme is "Building Bridges to Open Up Education". Call for proposals is now open. Submit your presentation proposal below.

Angela DeBarger is a Program Officer in Education at the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation. Her portfolio addresses the intersection of the deeper learning and open educational resources strategies, with the aim of creating inclusive, purposeful and coherent learning experiences for students and teachers.

Lisa Petrides is the founder and CEO of ISKME, an independent, education nonprofit established in 2002, and a pioneer in knowledge sharing and innovation in the education sector.

Call for Proposals:

The Call for Proposals is now closed. If you have any questions about your proposal submission, please contact us.


Registration for for 2021 MI OER Virtual Summit will open on April 23rd. Stay tuned for updates, or join the MI OER Network to sign up to be notified when registration opens. Registration is free for all attendees.

Past Events:

From 2017-2019, the MI OER Summit was organized by the Michigan Colleges Online OER Steering Committee, based on events held in 2015 and 2016 at Lansing Community College.

MCO OER Summit (2017-2019)

2019 MI OER Summit - October 18, 2019

Hosted by Delta College

Keynote: Jess Mitchell, Inclusive Design: Breaking Down Barriers to Access


2018 MCO OER Summit - September 21, 2018

Hosted by St. Clair County Community College

Keynote: Dr. Chris Gilliard

2017 MCO OER Summit - September 22, 2017

Hosted by Kellogg Community College

Keynote: Dr. Robin DeRosa