Open Apereo Sakai Conference 2014

2014 Open Apereo Sakai Conference

Dear Faculty and Staff,

We're excited that you will be joining us at this year's 2014 Open Apereo (Sakai) Conference in Miami. In preparation for this year's event, we want to be sure that you have all of the key details.

When & Where

Pre-conference: Sunday, June 1
Conference: Monday, June 2 - Wednesday, June 4
Post Conference: Thursday, June 5

Hilton Miami Downtown
1601 Biscayne Blvd.
Miami, FL 33132

Map and Directions

The hotel has a map listed on its website.


The hotel charges $28 a day for valet parking.

Conference Program

You can find the supplied program information here.

Pepperdine University Events at the Conference

We're very lucky to be sharing our experiences at the Open Apereo (Sakai) conference this year. Here are all of the events that include participation from Pepperdine University faculty or staff members.

  • Player 1 Start: Gamification in Sakai
  • Teaching with Sakai (pre-conference workshop)
  • Getting Started for Faculty Teaching with Sakai
  • Sakai Course Design Showcase

Sharing Your Notes

We encourage all attendees to take notes during the conference. Think about pedagogy, best practices, new strategies, or interesting technologies that will benefit your program, school, and the entire university. To help store your notes we created a central Google Doc.  All users with existing Google@Pepperdine accounts have been added.  If you don't have an account yet, visit Google@Pepperdine and click "Sign Up Now."

Social Media/Twitter

If tweeting or commenting online, please add our event hashtag #pepsakai to your posts so we can learn from your insights and discoveries. The official hashtag for the conference is #apereo14.


We look forward to seeing you at the conference!


Technology and Learning