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  • All times listed in Eastern Daylight Time (Philadelphia, PA)
9:00 am - 11:00 am Connections Cafe
Join us on Remo for the Connection Cafe – our kick-off to the Affordable Learning Summit! You'll get to "preview" some of the upcoming Summit presentations, hear more about what's changing with ALPA, and meet OER advocates from across the Commonwealth to share ideas and make connections! Click the title of the session above for more information on how to join the event.

11:00 am - 12:00 pm

3 Lightning Talks:

  1. Perkins Funding for Opening Your Occupational Programs
    Bill Hemmig, Bucks County Community College
  2. Purchasing and Promoting Library-Licensed Textbooks
    Karen Kohn, Temple University
  3. Tapping into Wikipedia’s Infrastructures to Develop Effective Renewable Assignments
    Kristina De Voe, Temple University

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm Letters for Change: A Scalable Approach for Student OER Advocacy
Janelle Wertzberger, Assistant Dean and Director of Scholarly Communications, Gettysburg College
Theodore Szpakowski, Gettysburg College Class of 2025

1:15 pm - 2:00 pm The Open and Affordable Showcase: Constructing an Adaptable Campus Event for Professional Development and Community Building
Elizabeth Nelson, Penn State University, Lehigh Valley Campus Library
Jennifer Jarson, Head Librarian, Penn State University, Lehigh Valley

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm Leveraging Bookstore Information to Support OER
Kristy White, Gumberg Library, Duquesne University
Sara Baron, Gumberg Library, Duquesne University
Rob Behary, Systems Librarian, Duquesne University

3:00 pm - 4:00 pm Adapting an Affordable Learning Program to Sustain Quality Open Online Homework
Katherine Luce, California State University Maritime Academy
Ariel Setniker, California State University Maritime Academy