Open Textbook Summit 2017

Save the date for the next Open Textbook Summit, May 25-26, 2017. Keep your eyes on our channels as more details unfold, follow @BCcampus or sign up for the BCcampus newsletter.

Festival of Learning 2016



Key provincial teaching and learning support groups are working together for the first time to bring this rich and diverse professional learning opportunity to all our colleagues in higher education. The Festival of Learning will bring together a number of established groups and well-attended annual provincial events under one banner including the Open Textbook Summit.

The Festival of Learning is a unique, four-day celebration of learning and teaching in higher education in British Columbia to be held June 6 – 9, 2016 at the Delta Hotel & Conference Centre in Burnaby, B.C.

To find out more and register for the Festival of Learning, click here.



Open Textbook Summit 2015

Crowd at the 2014 BC Open Textbook Summit

The Open Textbook Summit 2015 took place May 28-29, 2015, bringing together leaders in the Open Textbook field, faculty who are reviewing, adopting and developing Open Textbooks, student advocates, librarians, institutional administrators, government officials, and policy staff. Archives from the event:


SFU Harbour Centre in downtown Vancouver, B.C.

2015 Keynote Speakers:

  • Dr. Rajiv Jhangiani, Psychology Professor at Kwantlen Polytechnic University, British Columbia and BCcampus Faculty Fellow. View presentation.
  • Chardaye Bueckert, Student, Simon Fraser University, British Columbia and Erik Queenan, Student, Mount Royal University, Alberta. View presentation.

More information

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