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Collaborative Learning. Community Led.

Welcome to the Open edX 2019 Conference, hosted by UC San Diego! This year’s theme is all about collaborative learning, and how Open edX enables technologists, educators and learners to collaborate, innovate, and move the state of teaching and learning forward.  
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Paul Walsh

University of Maryland
USMx Program Director
Paul Walsh is the Program Director for USMx and works with the University System of Maryland's institutions to expand access to affordable, high-quality educational opportunities via the edX platform. Through USMx courses and programs, Paul collaborates with system institutions to conduct groundbreaking research, instill a culture of innovation, and promote workforce development. 

Before taking on his current role, Paul was Assistant Vice President for Academic Innovation and Instructional Support at the University of Baltimore. In this role, Paul had oversight of the Office of Academic Innovation, which included UB's Honors program, Experiential Learning, Instructional Technologies, and the Center for Excellence in Learning, Teaching, and Technology (CELTT).

Paul has developed e-Learning courses of all types, as well as policy and strategic plans for online growth and course quality. He serves on several non-profit and local school boards and lives in Timonium with his wife and two daughters.