The countdown begins! We are looking forward to welcoming you to MoodleMoot Global 2023 (#MootGlobal23), the most awaited event of the year. #MootGlobal23 will be held in the picturesque city of Barcelona from 19–21 September.
The event will provide a range of professional learning and networking opportunities, combining:
- Keynote presentations from leading industry experts who will share their insights and vision for the future of learning.
- Community sessions featuring presentations from the Moodle community.
- Moodle Partners and sponsors share their expertise and efforts to promote lifelong learning.
- Workshops and hands-on sessions.
- Social and networking events.
As we approach the dates, let’s take a look at some of the latest highlights of the event:
Introducing a new keynote speaker Rakhat Zholdoshalieva
We are delighted to announce that Rakhat Zholdoshalieva will join MoodleMoot Global as a keynote speaker on Day 2. She is a Team leader for Quality Learning Ecosystems Programme at the UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning (UIL) in Hamburg, Germany. In her role, Rakhat directs initiatives and projects on literacy, educators, and lifelong learning technologies. She led the launch of UIL’s Learning Hub in 2021, a multimedia online platform that offers policy guidance, capacity building, and knowledge exchange opportunities for lifelong learning. With a PhD from the University of Toronto, she specialises in education policy, teacher training, and more. Rakhat brings over a decade of global experience and is a trained teacher from Kyrgyzstan and Pakistan’s Aga Khan University.
In her keynote, Rakhat will focus on the theme of ‘Lifelong Learning: Past, present and future’. She will also discuss the UN and UNESCO’s efforts in advancing global goals and initiatives related to lifelong learning.
Speakers and participants will also share tales from the community where they will cover a range of topics, from developing and customising Moodle to fit every users’ unique needs to managing Moodle as an open-source platform.
Here’s a sneak peek of our community sessions:
- Cameron Ball, a Senior Moodle Developer at Catalyst IT, will be presenting Lessons Learned Upgrading the Largest Moodle in the Southern Hemisphere, covering the approach for upgrading Moodle installation from 3.9 to 4.1.
- The Head of Educational Solutions at Moodle, Brett Dalton, will talk about the vision for the future of the Moodle platform where we utilise some of the existing and emerging educational standards to drive the platform forward. Join his presentation on ‘Open Source? Open Platform? Open standards?’.
- We will explore how users can create fully fledged interactive courses in minutes in Svein-Tore Griff With’s (the CEO of H5P Group) presentation about Generative AI and H5P.
- Another fascinating topic is Women in (Ed)Tech: When men’s restroom queues are longer than women’s, in which Amaia Anabitarte, Analyst Developer at Moodle, will discuss ongoing gender disparity in the tech sector.
To learn more about our incredible line of speakers and presenters, visit our website for the details.
Exciting Jam Day activities
As part of the pre-conference on Monday, 18 September, we’re hosting a variety of engaging sessions exclusively for registered attendees. Join us for an action-packed Full-Day DevJam for developers!
It is a unique opportunity for you to experience live, hands-on coding. It’s an all-day event you won’t want to miss.
Whether you have your own projects in mind, interesting ideas to explore, or a desire to tackle bugs and enhancements from the Tracker, you’re in for an exciting journey. Also, you don’t have to go solo — there’s a supportive community eager to collaborate. If you’re new to Moodle, we’ll guide you on the path to seamlessly integrating your contributions. Seize this chance to actively contribute to Moodle’s progress and make a real impact!
Places are limited. Registration is free and open to any MoodleMoot Global attendee.
So book your place soon and join fellow developers to co-create innovative solutions!
Unleash your inner rockstar with Music Jam Night
We will be turning up the volume and hosting an epic Music Jam night at the vibrant Jamboree Club venue, nestled in the heart of Barcelona. Feel the rhythm and join us for an evening of musical camaraderie, exclusively tailored for attendees of MoodleMoot Global 2023. Whether you’re a seasoned maestro or just looking to have some rhythmic fun, this is your stage to shine. No need to be a pro – just bring your love for music and we’ve got the instruments covered, from drums to guitars and more.
Spots are filling up quickly for registered MoodleMoot Global attendees. Secure your free spot now and don’t miss this incredible opportunity!