Keynote speakers

Lorna Campbell

Lorna CampbellLorna works for the University of Edinburgh’s OER Service within the Learning Teaching and Web Services Directorate. She has a longstanding personal commitment to supporting open education; she founded the Open Scotland initiative, was co-chair of the OER16 Open Culture Conference, is a Trustee of Wikimedia UK and of the Association for Learning Technology, and a member of the Open Knowledge Open Education Working Group Advisory Board. Lorna is also the driving force behind the Scottish Open Education Declaration. Her blog, Open World,,  features personal reflections on all aspects of open education, and she regularly live-tweets open education conferences and events at @lornamcampbell.

Momodou Sallah

MomodouDr Momodou Sallah is Reader in Globalisation and Global Youth Work at the Social Work, Youth and Community Division, De Montfort University, UK. He is also the Chair of the Board of Directors, Global Hands, which is a Social Enterprise/Charity operating in The Gambia and UK, with a focus on capacity building and social good. In June 2013, he was awarded a National Teaching Fellowship by the UK Higher Education Academy. In November 2015, he was named the “Most Innovative Teacher” in the UK by Times Higher. He has more than 20 years’ experience working with young people at local, national and international levels; from being the Youth Director of Gambia Red Cross Society to a Senior Youth Worker at the Leicester City Council, UK. Dr. Sallah has numerous publications in the field of work with black young people, young Muslims and globalisation/global youth work. His research interests include diversity, participatory methodologies, globalisation in relation especially to young people, and Public Engagement.

David Wiley

David Wiley

Dr David Wiley is Chief Academic Officer of Lumen Learning, an organisation dedicated to increasing student success, reinvigorating pedagogy, and improving the affordability of education through the adoption of open educational resources by schools, community and state colleges, and universities. He is also currently the Education Fellow at Creative Commons and adjunct faculty in Brigham Young University’s graduate program in Instructional Psychology and Technology, where he leads the Open Education Group (and was previously a tenured Associate Professor).

You can find out more about David by visiting his website and following him on Twitter @opencontent.