• Registration: 9.00am, St Patricks Campus, Dublin City University
  • Start: 9.30am
  • Coffee break: 11.00am
  • Lunch: 1.00pm


  1. Welcome and introductions
    • Apologies: Phil Ker, CE, Otago Polytechnic; Alan Davis, President, Kwantlen Polytechnic University; Andy Van, Vice Chancellor, Charles Sturt University; Niel Fassina, President, Athabasca University.
  2. Aims of the meeting
  3. Review of the Terms of Reference.
  4. Managing Director’s Report
  5. OERu Open Business Model
  6. Financially sustainability
    • Current status
    • Fund raising
      • Grant applications (Aid agencies, global innovation fund, others?)
    • Expanding the current network of financial partners
  7. Marketing and promotion of the OERu network
    • Value proposition
      • Low cost, low risk, but high impact innovation
      • Achieving community service goals
      • Generating new revenue streams
      • Communication strategies (Eg. CEO’s webinar, panel discussions at conferences, other?)
    • Existing collateral
    • Publicising what we do (Eg Times Higher Education)
  8. Decision proposals
  9. Evergreen strategic plan
    • Calibrating objectives for 2020
    • Priority course additions
      • General Sciences and Computer Sciences
      • Introduction to the SDGs
      • Indigenous studies from partner regions
  10. Issues for CEOs
  11. Risk register 2019