Test Copy of 2023 Virtual Symposium: Overview



About the Symposium

Join us virtually on May 25th, 2023 for a day to reflect on and celebrate the progress made in Louisiana in creating, adapting, and adopting Open Educational Resources (OER) in support of student success, affordability, and equity.


Registration is free and open to all, including those from Louisiana K-12 and higher education institutions. Complete your registration to receive online links for the sessions.

Register for the Symposium


New to Open Education? 

Join LOUIS before the Symposium for OER 101: An Introduction to Open Educational Resources for Your Classroom, May 24th 9:00-9:45 AM via Zoom. 

In this relaxed Coffee Chat, participants will learn the basics about these free course materials that can be adopted and adapted to fit instructional needs.

OER 101 Registration

Conference Schedule

Symposium Agenda

May 25, 2023

All times in Central time zone. All sessions via Zoom. 

9:45-10:00 AM: Symposium Welcome

10:00-11:00 AM: Keynote: Regina Gong, Associate Dean for Student Success and Diversity,
University of San Diego

11:15-12:15 PM: Lightning talks [session titles forthcoming]

12:30-1:30 PM: Lightning talks [session titles forthcoming]

Call for Proposals

LOUIS: The Louisiana Library Network seeks live virtual lightning talk-style presentations for the symposium. These will be 10-minute presentations that offer a quick take on a story, case study, idea, or technique related to Open Educational Resources. 

We are accepting proposals relevant to any educational context including K12 and Higher Education. Proposals can cater to open education practitioners at all levels (from new to open education to advanced knowledge).

All sessions will be held via Zoom and will have presenter screen sharing, live chat, and automatic captions.

Proposals are due April 21s

Submit a Proposal


If you have any questions, please contact the Emily Frank, Affordable Learning Administrator at LOUIS. 


Sign up to receive occasional updates from LOUIS: The Louisiana Library Network on the Interactive OER for Dual Enrollment activities. 

Funding and Attribution

The contents of this website were developed via a grant for the Interactive OER for Dual Enrollment, which was funded by the Open Textbooks Pilot grant from the Fund for the Improvement of Postsecondary Education (FIPSE), U.S. Department of Education. The contents do not necessarily represent the policy of the Department of Education, and you should not assume endorsement by the Federal Government. 

This Call for Proposals is an adaptation of the Call for Proposals from the Open Education Conference, licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.