Schedule at a glance

This is an overview of what you can expect during the 2020 Creator Fest event in Houston. A detailed schedule will be released this fall. Events and times might change.

Tuesday, March 24

8 - 10 am - Registration in the lobby of the BioScience Research Collaborative

10 - 11 am - Welcome and opening remarks from Rich Baraniuk, founder and director of OpenStax

11 am - 12 pm - Keynote address, speaker to be announced

12 - 1 pm - Lunch

1 - 5 pm - Meet and greet your colleagues and OpenStax team members and start planning

5- 7 pm - Progressive dinner

Dinner hosted by OpenStax team members at the OpenStax headquarters! Move from room to room to eat different dishes and learn about everything we do at OpenStax. Feel free to arrive at the reception anytime between 4:30 pm and 6:30 pm. A shuttle will be taking attendees back and forth between our office and the Hilton, and attendees will be working their way through the progressive dinner in small groups.

Wednesday, March 25

8 - 9:30 am: Breakfast at the Bioscience Research Collaborative

9:30 - 12 pm: Workshops

12 - 1 pm - Lunch on your own

1- 5 pm - Creation time

OpenStax’s team will help your group set attainable goals and structure your development efforts to maximize results.

Join your colleagues and subject leaders to collaboratively build materials that will make a measurable difference in your courses. You will work to create the resources you and your students need, with the support of your colleagues and experts in your field.

Note: Dinner is not provided on this day.

Thursday, March 26

8 - 9:30 am: Breakfast at the Bioscience Research Collaborative

9:30 - 12 pm: Workshops

OpenStax’s team will help your group set attainable goals and structure your development efforts to maximize results.

12 - 1 pm - Lunch on your own

1- 5 pm - Creation time

Join your colleagues and subject leaders to collaboratively build materials that will make a measurable difference in your courses. You will work to create the resources you and your students need, with the support of your colleagues and experts in your field.

Note: Dinner is not provided on this day.

8 - 10 am - Working breakfast at the Bioscience Research Collaborative

10 - 11 am - Workshops

11 am - 12 pm - Lunch and awards ceremony

We want to pay tribute to the people at the heart of the OER movement: the faculty who are developing and using open materials on the ground!

Friday, March 27