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OSD 4.0

Open Source Day 4 was held at the Cloyd Heck Marvin Center, George Washington University.
It began on Friday, July 17 and continued on Saturday, July 18, 2009

The day was a mixture of keynote presentations and workshops. The opening keynote was given by Vijay Kumar, the lunchtime keynote by Chuck Severance.

M.S. Vijay Kumar

Senior Associate Dean and Director, Office of Educational Innovation and Technology
Office of the Dean of Undergraduate Education

Vijay's research, as well as his extensive engagement as advisor and consultant with academic and professional institutions are directed toward strategy, planning and implementing innovations for education. Vijay is actively involved in efforts, such as those supported by the Hewlett Foundation, and Curriki to advance the use of Open Educational Resources for improving educational access and quality. He is a co-editor of a Carnegie Foundation book "Opening Up Education" (MIT Press, August 2008). He has authored numerous articles in the area of educational innovations and technology strategy.