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MEETING: February 17, 2016 
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Roll Call: Who's here?
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What are you working on this week?
Presenter: David Leaser, Senior Program Manager of Innovation and Growth Initiatives at IBM
Topic: IBM and Badges
Questions and Hot Issues roundup
Moving Forward: Topics for the weekly Community Call  
This is your community call. Suggestions for topics and presenters are welcome, and Badge Alliance staff will follow up to schedule.
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Accepted topics (by interest):
  1. Employer engagement: national, regional, local - strategies, case studies+1+1+1+1+1 +1 +1+1
  2. Success Stories, examples, and case studies (OpenBadging in credentialing & workforce devlelopment) +1+1+1+1+1+1+1+1+1
  3. Defining learning pathways with badge endorsement+1+1+1+1+1+1+1+1
  4. Strategies for integration with new workforce initiatives of WIOA statute+1+1+1+1
  5. Open Badge Services: what services could we built on top of Open Badges?
  6. Scenarios for the future +1+1+1+1+1
  7. Global activities: where are things happening and who's doing them +1 +1+1+1+1
Contribute your ideas! Put a +1 next to the topics that you would like to discuss on this call. Those topics with the most +1 will be hosted. 


Contribute your ideas! Put a +1 next to the topics that you would like to discuss on this call. Those topics with the most +1 will be hosted. 

Catch up from 2015/2016
A listing of the community calls from 2015 will soon be consolidated on, but until then, here are the recent records.

Community Call: 10 February 2016

Community Call: 3 February 2016

Community Call: 27 January 2016

Community Call: 20 January 2016

Community Call: 13 January 2016
Community Call: 6 January 2016

Community Call: December 16  2015:

Community Call: December 2  2015:

Community Call: November 25  2015:
Canceled for the American Thanksgiving Holiday

Community Call: November 18  2015:

Community Call: November 11  2015:

Community Call: November 4 2015:

Community Call: October 28 2015:

Community Call: October 21 2015:

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Community Call: August 26 2015:

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