Website Usage

How to use this site

The conference site is open for anyone to view. If you are registered to attend OER19 you can use the username created at the event registration. If you can’t remember this you can try a password reset with your email address to get your username and password. If you are an ALT Member you can login with your ALT username and password. If you have already registered to attend OER19 or are a member of ALT you can:

  1. Login and click ‘My Profile’ from the ‘Participate’ menu to View, Edit and Change your avatar (login required)
  2. Find some friends in the Participant Directory
  3. Join the OER19 Backchannel designed to help people share their travel arrangements, buddy up, or get travel advice (more help on the OER19 Backchannel)

Helpdesk and enquiries

If you are need help using this site please email [email protected].

Navigating the conference programme

Note: To use the features mentioned below you will need to login using your ALT or OER19 registration credentials with the link in the top bar. Please check you can log in before the event, passwords can be reset if necessary.

The conference programme is publically available for anyone to see. For the functionality to follow sessions, build your personal calendar and comment you need to be logged in. Below is a summary of the programme features:

Programme overview

Following sessions to build your personal calendar (D1 & D2)

D1 and D2, highlighted, are buttons to follow/unfollow sessions. These are only visible when logged in. Following a session will add it to your personal schedule and enable updates about the session.

Filtering the programme (A1)

A1 highlights the options to filter the programme using tracks and types. You can additionally filter the programme for only the sessions you are following with ‘My Sessions’.

Using your calendar in other software (C1, B1, E1, A2 & C2)

To see part of the session abstract click C1. Clicking on a session title (E1) opens a detailed session page. Clicking on A2 will reveal the full session abstract. Session pages also include buttons (C2) for adding the event to your personal calendar software via the .ics file format. Instead of downloading calendar information for individual sessions clicking on the buttons in B1 allows you to download a single .ics calendar file of your current sessions. If you preferred calendar tool, like Google Calendar, permits calendar feeds and personalised url is provided.

Session updates (E2)

When you follow a session you can post and read session updates. As the session author you may wish to share linked resources or start a discussion with other people following the session.