Bitly link for this pad: http://bit.ly/CC2016-Feb-17
Audio recording: https://archive.org/details/OpenBadgesCommunityCall17February2016

WELCOME TO THE OPEN BADGES COMMUNITY CALL

Date/Time:
Wednesdays, 12 pm ET / 9 am PT / 5pm UTC & GMT

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MEETING: February 17, 2016 
Please state your name each time you speak to help everyone out!
Please include your name when you write notes in the etherpad.
Thanks!
 
Roll Call: Who's here?
Please add your name / Affiliation / Twitter handle / email address / Org & intention for your involvement in the wider badges community:


First time introductions:


REMINDER: these calls are recorded for future review, published CC-BY on archive.org

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What are you working on this week?
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Agenda: 
 
Presenter: David Leaser, Senior Program Manager of Innovation and Growth Initiatives at IBM
Topic: IBM and Badges
Link: http://www.slideshare.net/DavidLeaser/open-badges-at-ibm-overview-for-external-audiences
 
 
Notes:
 
 
 
Questions/Comments:
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Questions and Hot Issues roundup
 
Topics:
Questions/Comments:
 
 
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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.
Please add topics for discussion / your name
 
 
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. 

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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. 


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Catch up from 2015/2016
A listing of the community calls from 2015 will soon be consolidated on openbadges.org, 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:
    http://bit.ly/CC15_Dec2

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

Community Call: November 18  2015:
http://bit.ly/CC15_Nov18

Community Call: November 11  2015:
http://bit.ly/CC15_Nov11

Community Call: November 4 2015:
http://bit.ly/CC15_Nov4

Community Call: October 28 2015:
http://bit.ly/CC15_Oct28

Community Call: October 21 2015:
http://bit.ly/CC15_Oct21

Community Call: October 14 2015:
http://etherpad.badgealliance.org/CC15_October14

Community Call: October 7 2015:
http://etherpad.badgealliance.org/CC15_October7

Community Call: September 30 2015:
http://etherpad.badgealliance.org/CC15_September30

Community Call: September 23 2015: 
http://etherpad.badgealliance.org/CC15_September23

Community Call: September 16 2015: 
 http://etherpad.badgealliance.org/CC15_September16

Community Call: September 9 2015: 
 http://etherpad.badgealliance.org/CC15_September9
 
Community Call: September 2 2015: 
 http://etherpad.badgealliance.org/CC15_September2
 
Community Call: August 26 2015: 
 http://etherpad.badgealliance.org/CC15_August26


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Reading List/Additional notes for the community

Please add what you've been reading below. We'll soon be staffed up to curate this list more regularly.

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Upcoming conferences and events
Let us know where you're going to be, especially if you're giving - or attending - a badges presentation!

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Other notes:


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