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Tuesday, May 23
 

10:00

Devstack installfest
Please complete the prework at https://openedx.atlassian.net/wiki/display/COMM/Open+edX+2017+Installfest+Pre-work
before arriving at the installfest. The in-person time will be reserved for troubleshooting as much as possible!

Tuesday May 23, 2017 10:00 - 11:15
4.1.E06

10:00

Devstack installfest
Please complete the prework at https://openedx.atlassian.net/wiki/display/COMM/Open+edX+2017+Installfest+Pre-work
before arriving at the installfest. The in-person time will be reserved for troubleshooting as much as possible!

Tuesday May 23, 2017 10:00 - 11:15
4.1.D01

11:30

Building an XBlock from scratch using edX cookiecutter template.
Limited Capacity filling up

XBlocks is a powerful plug-in mechanism for Open edX platform. However, learning to create XBlocks is not trivial - and learning to create maintainable and easy to evolve XBlock is even harder. In this session we’ll talk about how to give new XBlock a good starting point by using cookiecutter template specifically designed for new XBlocks by edX.

Speakers
avatar for Eugeny Kolpakov

Eugeny Kolpakov

Senior Open Source Developer, Opencraft


Tuesday May 23, 2017 11:30 - 12:45
4.1.E06

11:30

UX Workshop
Limited Capacity filling up

Speakers
avatar for Liz Cohen

Liz Cohen

UX Deisgner, edX


Tuesday May 23, 2017 11:30 - 12:45
4.1.D01

14:00

Get cracking! Enabling your learners to work hands-on with Open edX and OpenStack
Limited Capacity seats available

We're big fans of self-paced online training, but also firm believers in learning-by-doing. This tutorial is a distillation of our (so far successful!) venture into in merging the two into a real-world product, using edX, OpenStack, and our own open-source glue.

We will demonstrate how to create a self-paced course that includes an LMS-accessible lab environment that will be launched, suspended, resumed, and graded automatically for each learner. Attendees will be provided OpenStack-based devstacks.

Speakers
avatar for Adolfo Brandes

Adolfo Brandes

Developer, Senior Technical Consultant, hastexo
Adolfo started out as an ESL teacher, but a gift for programming computers shaped his early career. He developed everything from an Asterisk-based PBX to the odd Linux kernel driver, including several websites and an AGPL3 Python-backed web game. Nevertheless, in his mid-thirties... Read More →
avatar for Florian Haas

Florian Haas

CEO, Principal Consultant, hastexo
Florian is an expert in high availability, distributed storage and Ceph, and an experienced technical consultant, seasoned training instructor, and technical writer. He has co-developed and delivered training across the globe, in addition to helping deploy several production clouds... Read More →


Tuesday May 23, 2017 14:00 - 15:15
4.1.E06

14:00

Machine Learning for Open edX - Transcripts and Translations
Limited Capacity full
Adding this to your schedule will put you on the waitlist.

Using IBM Watson for machine generated transcripting and translations

Speakers
avatar for Krishan Meetoo

Krishan Meetoo

Co-Founder and Chief Innovation Officer, Proversity
I am a Founder of Proversity, born out of a passion to leverage the disruptive power of digital learning to transform individuals and organizations, globally. | | We partner with Higher Education, Government and Enterprise to create bespoke and engaging digital learning experiences... Read More →


Tuesday May 23, 2017 14:00 - 15:15
4.1.D01

15:30

Code Grading at Scale
Limited Capacity filling up

Stepik is the code grading tool which supports dozens of programming languages from Python to Haskell, and which graded more than 5 million code submissions over the last 3 years. We will show how to create programming assignments on Stepik and how to use them in Open edX courses.

Speakers
avatar for Nikolay Vyahhi

Nikolay Vyahhi

Founder, Stepik


Tuesday May 23, 2017 15:30 - 16:45
4.1.D01

15:30

SSO and third-party authentication in Open edX: theory and practice
Limited Capacity seats available

An overview of the theory and practice of implementing SSO and third-party authentication (TPA), answering the big questions, discussing the advantages and disadvantages of OAuth and SAML, and giving some practical examples.

Speakers
avatar for Maximiliano Fernandez

Maximiliano Fernandez

Software Engineer, Appsembler


Tuesday May 23, 2017 15:30 - 16:45
4.1.E06