• Are books expensive? Open access to break down literacy barriers“, Media Launch of National Book Week 2016, Johannesburg, South Africa, 1 September
  • Completing the circuit in the teaching-learning cycle“, Physics Teachers Conference, Johannesburg, South Africa, 2-3 June


  • Open education: Policy versus practice” Panel discussion, OpenCon2015, Brussels, Belgium (13-15 November)
  • “How do we learn? Bridging learning research and teaching practice” (slides), Physics Teachers Conference, Johannesburg, South Africa, 1-2 June
  • “Physics Cartography: Mapping concepts and organising knowledge” (slides), Physics Teachers Conference, Johannesburg, South Africa, 1-2 June
  • Content digitization and open licensing: Lessons from around the world“, Panel, 2015 Annual Conference of the Comparative and International Education Society (CIES), Washington D.C., USA (8-13 March)


  • “The impact of open textbooks in the USA and South Africa” (video), Webinar conducted with Open Stax College and the OER Research Hub, Open University, on our collaborative projects and research (June)
  • ‘Creating impact through openness, technology and community‘ (slides), International Conference on “Open Educational Resources and Digital Education”, Bishkek, Kyrgyz Republic (23-24 June)
  • Open education: What does it mean to you, to us and to Africa?‘ (slides and video), Wiki Indaba, Johannesburg (20-22 June). Watch my interview at the conference about Wikipedia and more.
  • OER development as a platform to seed communities of open practice‘ (slides), OER14 conference. Newcastle, UK (28-29 April)
  • Open education in Africa‘, an event I hosted at Siyavula in support of Open Education Week (10-15 March)
  • ‘Open Education, OER and the African context’ (slides) – a workshop I hosted at Siyavula with the Pan African Open Advocacy Programme, Cape Town (28 February)


  • Siyavula: The impacts of our open culture when creating open textbooks‘ (slides and video), and ‘Global open textbook projects – pathways to adoption‘ (supporting slides and video), Open Education Conference, Park City, Utah (6-8 November)
  • Open Textbook Summit, Vancouver (8-9 April)


  • Presented at the ‘Adult Learning and Global Change’ yearly summit about Siyavula, Cape Town (12 December)
  • ‘Siyavula: OER production and Open Badges Infrastructure as a platform for professional development in South Africa‘ (slides), Open Education Conference, Vancouver (16-18 October)
  • Lead in Life Sciences Connexions Sprint to put our Gr 10 book on the Connexions platform, Connexions Conference, Houston, Texas (14-17 February)

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