Under the Patronage of HE. Mr. Boutros Harb - The Minister of Telecommunications

The 2nd International Conference on Open Source Software Computing (OSSCOM 2016)

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Pierre Gédéon

With a PhD in Information and Communication Sciences from Paris 8 University, he is the author and co-author of fifteen educational books on information and communication technologies in education. Following his experience in computer hardware (Head of Olivetti France and Head of Micro-Informatics Business Unit at Wang France in the 1980s), Dr. Gédéon became Head of Marketing for Southern Europe (France, Italy, Spain and Portugal) of the computer software company Gupta Technologies in the 90s.
He is the founding Dean of the Faculty of Computer & Telecommunications Engineering at Antonine University in Baabda, Békaa and Mejdlaya. Dr. Gédéon is currently the Director of International Relations at Notre Dame University and a European Expert of Modernization of Higher Education at the Ministry of Education and Higher Education since 2008 as part of the Erasmus+ program of the European Commission.
At the level of free open-source solutions, and in particular the Open Educational Resources (OER), the blog of Dr. Pierre Gédéon (http://arabcommunities.net/) and his Participation in MOOC REL2014 (http://arabcommunities.net/?page_id=166) are vivid examples of his dynamics and involvement in the development of educational solutions based on OERs.