OpenCon Conference Schedule (May 19, 2023)

Keynote Presentation: Openness for Emergent "Shocks"

Author Biography

Maha Bali is Professor of Practice at the Center for Learning and Teaching at the American University in Cairo. She has a PhD in Education from the University of Sheffield, UK. She is co-founder of (a grassroots movement that challenges academic gatekeeping at conferences) and co-facilitator of Equity Unbound (an equity-focused, open, connected intercultural learning curriculum), which has also branched into academic community activities Continuity with Care, Socially Just Academia, a collaboration with OneHE: Community-building Resources and MYFest an innovative 3-month professional learning journey. She writes and speaks frequently about social justice, critical pedagogy, and open and online education. She blogs regularly at and tweets @bali_maha

The Keynote session is being sponsored by OhioLink, Ohio's statewide academic library consortium.

Program Type

Keynote speaker

Start Date and Time

19-5-2023 12:00 PM

End Date and Time

19-5-2023 1:00 PM


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COinS Maha Bali
May 19th, 12:00 PM May 19th, 1:00 PM

Keynote Presentation: Openness for Emergent "Shocks"

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