MOVE Series – Helping Yourself, Others, and Society with Open Online Education and Open Source Software

September 20 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm EDT


Michigan Online, powered by the Center for Academic Innovation, is excited to continue the Michigan Online Visionary Educators (MOVE) Series. Michigan Online connects learners around the world to University of Michigan’s leading educators and innovators. Learners are highly engaged, passionate and always looking for new opportunities. The MOVE Series, which launched in early 2021, features faculty partners who bring timely, relevant topics that both faculty and our global learners are passionate about. 

Title: Shaping Open Source Programming: Helping Yourself, Others, and Society

Featured Speakers:

  • Colleen van Lent, Lecturer IV, University of Michigan School of Information
  • Elle O’Brien, Lecturer and Research Investigator, University of Michigan School of Information
  • Clyde Seepersad, SVP & General Manager, Training & Certification, The Linux Foundation
  • Hilary Carter, VP, Research, The Linux Foundation
  • Jeffrey Sica, Principal Developer Experience Engineer, Cloud Native Computing Foundation

Attendees can expect to learn:

  • Introduction to open source software
  • Open source’s impact on our daily lives and a glimpse into the future
  • The importance of representation for advancing open source
  • Ways to join the open source community

Attendees are encouraged to submit questions for the panelist at the time of registration and we will do our best to answer them during the event.

The Center for Academic Innovation (CAI) is committed to ensuring that our meetings and events are accessible to all individuals. This event will use Zoom. Please let us know how we can ensure that this event is inclusive to you. Contact Trevor Parnell, Marketing and Events Project Manager ( with any questions or access needs.