Monday 3rd June, 2013
11:00am to 11:45am
New to Apereo? Join us for our lightning project talks! In this session we will introduce you to the following Apereo projects:
Learn about these robust, enterprise-ready projects and how they can make a difference for your institution. And learn about Incubation, the process to turn ideas into production-ready open-source solutions.
Janice A. Smith, Ph.D. has worked with the Open Source Portfolio since its inception at the University of Minnesota Duluth in the mid 1990s. After three decades in faculty and TA development at the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities, she served as a Senior Education Consultant for rSmart, providing OSP services for a broad array of K-12 and higher education institutions. As a co-owner and consultant for Three Canoes LLC (http://threecanoes.com), she consults on the assessment of learning, gathers portfolio requirements, customizes OSP data structures, provides training and documentation, and offers ongoing functional and technical support.
Software Engineer at Unicon, uPortal/uMobile/CAS committer
Jaeques Koeman studied Social Science Informatics and graduated from the
University of Amsterdam, Faculty of Science. His professional career has
always been focused on the application of information technology in
(higher) education. After obtaining his degree, he continued to work at
the University of Amsterdam as a project manager for educational
innovation for 5 years. In this function he managed a large university
program for prospective students, offering free online courses to avoid
wrong study choices.
In 2004 he co-founded the company Edia along with three fellow students.
Edia was to focus on technical development and implementation of software in the field of education. Edia is nowadays widely known for its work in, and contributions to the Apereo open source community and its own adaptive language technology product suite (Knowble).
Jaeques Koeman currently works as a managing partner at Edia- Education
Technology. Over the past years, he devoted substantial time and energy in
creating a dedicated business unit focused on the professional development and implementation of open source education technology including Sakai, uPortal, Fedora and OpenConext. He also contributes to this unit as a consultant and business developer.
Koeman regularly gives presentations and keynote sessions at international
conferences and debates. He is a returning speaker at the (international)
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