Frederik Questier

Speaking

Speaking and workshop services

Prof. Dr. Frederik Questier has 15 years of experience with public speaking and workshops. He has spoken about many topics, including:

  • Eductional Technology: e-learning, Virtual Learning Environments, portfolios, Dokeos/Chamilo, wikis, Open CourseWare, …
  • Free & Open Source Software: characteristics, migration, development, Linux, implementation strategies and policies, business aspects, …
  • copyright, (software) patents, licenses, Creative Commons, GPL, Plagiarism
  • Digital freedom issues: DRM (Digital Rights Management), trusted computing, online privacy, vendor & data lock-in, secrecy vs Open Standards. crippled hard & software
  • Innovation, Web 2.0, OLPC
  • Teacher Training, Competences, …

You can invite Prof. Dr. Questier for presentations, training workshops, management sensitization workshops, guest lectures, or as chair of your event by e-mailing him.

Chairman and moderator contributions

  • Chairman of a parallel session at the 12th European Conference on Knowledge Management, ECKM, Germany, September 2011
  • Chairman of a parallel session at the ATEE (Association for Teacher Education in Europe) winter conference in Prague, February 2010.
  • Chairman of plenary sessions and moderator of the panel at the 8th day of educational innovation (theme: Life Long Learning – Levenslang leren, nieuwe vormen van onderwijs), Vrije Universiteit Brussel & Erasmus Hogeschool Brussel, VUB Jette, 28/05/09
  • Chairman of plenary sessions at the 7th day of educational innovation (theme: Evidence Based Education: Oplossing voor de kloof tussen onderwijsonderzoek en onderwijspraktijk?),  Vrije Universiteit Brussel & Erasmus Hogeschool Brussel, Paleis der Academiën, Brussels, 04/06/08

Panel member contributions

  • Panel member at Sixth International Congress on Higher Education, Universidad 2008, 2nd International Conference on Virtualization in Higher Education, Cuba, Havana, 13/02/08
  • Panel member on SELF launch (Science, Education and Learning in Freedom – Sharing Knowledge about Free Software), Amsterdam, Nederland 05/09/07
  • Panel member at study day ‘The future of our digital commons’, VUB Crosstalks – DISC, Brussel, 03/02/05

Membership of Organizing or Scientific Committee

  • Member of Scientific and Organising Committee for Onderwijs Research Dagen 2013, Brussels, 29-31 May 2013.
  • Member of scientific committee, ATEE (Association for Teacher Education in Europe) winter conference, “learning & teaching with media & technologies”, Genova (Italy), 7-9 march 2013
  • Member of Scientific and Organising Committee for the 1st international Chamilo Day, Brussels, March 2010.
  • Member of Scientific Committee for the ATEE (Association for Teacher Education in Europe) winter conference in Prague, February 2010.
  • Member of Organizing Committee for the 8th day of educational innovation (theme: Life Long Learning – Levenslang leren, nieuwe vormen van onderwijs), Vrije Universiteit Brussel & Erasmus Hogeschool Brussel, VUB Jette, 28/05/09
  • Member of Organizing Committee for the 7th day of educational innovation (theme: Evidence Based Education: Oplossing voor de kloof tussen onderwijsonderzoek en onderwijspraktijk?),  Vrije Universiteit Brussel & Erasmus Hogeschool Brussel, Paleis der Academiën, Brussels, 04/06/08
  • Member of Organizing Committee for the 6th day of educational innovation (Competenties meester worden, Evalueren in de praktijk) of the Vrije Universiteit Brussel and the Erasmus Hogeschool Brussel, Brussel, (05/06/07)
  • Member of Organizing Committee for the 5th day of educational innovation (Higher Education in Brussels: keys for 2012) of the Vrije Universiteit Brussel and the Erasmus Hogeschool Brussel, Brussels, (06/06/06)
  • Member of Organizing Committee for the 4th day of educational innovation (Flexible learning) van de Vrije Universiteit Brussel and the Erasmus Hogeschool Brussel, Brussel, (08/06/05)
  • Member of Organizing Committee for the 3th day of educational innovation of the Vrije Universiteit Brussel and the Erasmus Hogeschool Brussel, Brussel, (27/05/04)
  • Member of Organizing Committee for the 2nd day of educational innovation of the Vrije Universiteit Brussel and the Erasmus Hogeschool Brussel, Brussel, (03/06/03)

Oral Contributions at Conferences and Workshops

  1. F. Questier, S. Froeliger, Acceptance model for Free Open Source Software in (Flemish) schools, Proceedings of 37th Annual Conference of the Association for Teacher Education in Europe, Eskisehir, Turkey (25-29 August 2012), abstract accepted
  2. Y. Fimia, I. Moreno Campdesuner, A. Libotton, F. Questier, Mejoramiento de la calidad del Proceso de enseñanza aprendizaje mediante el portafolio digital, Proceedings of XIII Encuentro Internacional Virtual Educa. Panamá. (18-22 June 2012) ISBN 978-959-250-793-7
  3. D. Benítez, D. Pérez, C. Zhu, F. Questier, Experiential Knowledge Creation Processes in the Higher Education Teaching-Learning Process, Proceedings of 12th European Conference on Knowledge Management, ECKM 2011, Germany, September 2011, ISBN : 978-1-908272-10-2, pp 88-96, indexed by ISI
  4. F. Questier, I. Joost, A. Libotton, Reflection skills in teacher education: an investigation into the nature of the written reflection on specific teaching situations in digital learning portfolios, 36th Annual Conference of the Association for Teacher Education in Europe (ATEE)
  5. R. Rodríguez-Hidalgo, A. Torres-Alfonso, C. Zhu, F. Questier, Wikis supporting research workshops in higher education, prospective use in Cuban universities, CISTI 2011, 6th Iberian Conference on Information Systems and Technologies, Portugal, June 2011
  6. F. Questier, Open Educational Resources – Lesmateriaal? Open moet het zijn! Keynote, Seminarie onderwijskunde, Hogeschool Gent, 25/05/11
  7. F. Questier, Chamilo 2 portfolio, Seminarie onderwijskunde, Hogeschool Gent, 25/05/11
  8. F. Questier, Technologie: bevrijdend of beperkend? De verantwoordelijkheid van het onderwijs! Studie- en ontmoetingsdag IDLO “Samen werken aan de leraar van morgen”, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, 04/05/2011
  9. J. Ingels, F. Questier, A. Libotton, Reflectiebekwaamheid bij leraren in opleiding, Jaarlijkse studiedag Vlaams Forum voor Onderwijsonderzoek (VFO), 10/12/2010, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Brussel
  10. F. Questier, The future of virtual learning environments: Beyond Chamilo 2, keynote lecture at Chamilo User Day, 28/03/2011, Brussels
  11. F. Questier, FREE AND OPEN Software, Access, Content; invited workshop in the framework of the STIMULATE 2010, International Training Program on Information, Brussels, 08/11/10
  12. F. Questier, The development of Open Source e-learning environments: the Chamilo experience, Beijing Normal University, School of Educational Technology, Beijing, China, 21/10/2010
  13. F. Questier, Sharing and downloading objects? The future of Open Design and Personal Fabrication, Tianjin Academy of Fine Arts, Tianjin, China, 20/10/2010
  14. F. Questier, New learning paradigms and technologies, Communications University of China, Higher Education Institute, Beijing, China, 16/10/2010
  15. F. Questier, Culture and learning in the digital age: experiences from Brussels and the world, Communications University of China, School of Distance and Continuing Education, Beijing, China, 14/10/2010
  16. F. Questier, P. Scott, Strategies & Policies for the implementation of Free & and Open Source Software in Higher Education Institutions, eLearning Africa 2010, Lusaka, Zambia, May 2010
  17. F. Questier, A. Libotton, New learning paradigms and educational technologies, pre-conference Train the Trainers workshop, eLearning Africa 2010, Lusaka, Zambia, May 2010
  18. F. Questier, Free Libre Open Source Software, guest lecture for the course Business Aspects of Software Industry of Prof. R. S’Jegers and M. Goldchstein, with students from management science and computer science, Vrije Universiteit Brussel (18/05/10)
  19. F. Questier, Freedom and Openess for higher education, Management Workshop “ICT in higher education” in the framework of a VLIR-IUC program from the University of Cuenca, Ecuador, 18/03/10
  20. F. Questier, New technologies for higher education, Management Workshop “ICT in higher education” in the framework of a VLIR-IUC program from the University of Cuenca, Ecuador, 17/03/10
  21. F. Questier, What can we learn from One Laptop Per Child Projects? Keynote lecture at the ATEE (Association for Teacher Education in Europe) winter conference in Prague, February 2010.
  22. F. Questier, P. Scott, Strategies & Policies for the implementation of Free & and Open Source Software in Higher Education Institutions, Universidad 2010, Havana, Cuba, February 2010
  23. F. Questier, A. Libotton, New learning paradigms and educational technologies, Universidad 2010, Havana, Cuba, February 2010
  24. F. Questier, Let’s integrate our academic knowledge into the global brain! Short interpellation at The 8th Ethical Forum of the University Foundation with as general topic “The University in the age of Google and Wikipedia. New potentials, new threats, new duties.” Brussels, 19/11/2009
  25. F. Questier, FREE AND OPEN Source Software, Licenses, Technologies, Scientific Publications, Courseware, …, invited workshop in the framework of the STIMULATE 2009, International Training Program on Information, Brussels, 15/06/09
  26. T. Braem, F. Cheeseman, F. Questier, E-Portfolio in Dokeos 2.0, invited lecture, Dokeos Users Days, University College Ghent, 04/06/09
  27. F. Questier, Virtual Learning Environments, Experiences and reflections from Brussels,  Management workshop, Moi University, Kenia, 08/02/09
  28. F. Questier, Free and Open Source Software, An ethical and pragmatic choice for education, Management workshop, Moi University, Kenia, 07/02/09
  29. F. Questier, Free and Open Source Software, An ethical and pragmatic choice for education, International Conference ICT for education, invited plenary keynote lecture, University of Nairobi, Kenia, 2-4/02/09
  30. F. Questier, Free & Open Source Software: why it matters for education, Colloque International sur l’Organisation Numérique des Universités (CIONU’08), Morocco, Tangier, 27-28/11/2008
  31. F. Questier, Educational Innovation, Technology & Training, workshop for the Tempus consortium AQAUM (Assurance Qualité et Accréditation dans les Universités Marocaines), Brussels,  24-25/11/2008
  32. F. Questier, R. Neefs, The Dokeos 2.0 e-portfolio, Dokeos Users and Developers Days, University of Geneva, 4-5/12/08
  33. F. Questier, L. Van Looy, An innovative approach for the ‘Educational Tecnology’ course in the academic teacher training, Proceedings of 33rd anual ATEE conference (Association for Teacher Education in Europe, 08/2008), abstract accepted & presented, paper in preparation
  34. F. Questier, Open Source development for academics, Sixth International Congress on Higher Education, Universidad 2008, 2nd International Conference on Virtualization in Higher Education, keynote lecture and panel member, Cuba, Havana, 13/02/08
  35. F. Questier, Open Source development for academics, Open Source Workshop, Universidad Central Matra Abreu de las Villas (UCLV), Cuba, Santa Clara, 8/02/08
  36. F. Questier, Knowledge and Digital Divide, guest lecture for the course Knowledge and Service Management of Prof. E. Torfs, in the Master after Master Business Information and Service Management, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, 13/12/07
  37. F. Questier, Open learning with wiki’s, Wikipedia, wiki courses, etc, Workshop Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Educational Innovation and Educational Service Center, 06/12/07
  38. K. De Martelaer, F. Questier, K. Huts, E. Zinzen, S. De Backer, A triangulation approach in the evaluation of portfolio among students PE & Movement Sciences, European Conference on Educational Research, Gent, 19-21/09/07
  39. F. Questier, Teaching and learning in the 21st century: Bridging the digital divide, Workshop in international intensive program ‘Teaching and Diversity’ for students in teacher education, Brussels 20/03/07
  40. F. Questier, Omgaan met intellectuele eigendomsrechten en plagiaat bij e-learning, Workshop Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Educational Innovation and Educational Service Center, 07/03/07
  41. F. Questier, De meerwaarde voor portfolio’s voor onderwijs, Reflecterend en competentiegericht leren, Workshop Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Educational Innovation and Educational Service Center, 16/10/06
  42. F. Questier, Advantages and opportunities of free & open source software for education, example of the migration from a closed source to an open source e-learning platform, Invited keynote lecture, Fifth International Congress on Higher Education, Universidad 2006, 1st International Conference on Virtualization in Higher Education, 02/2006, Cuba.
  43. F. Questier, Omgaan met intellectuele eigendomsrechten en privacy bij e-learning, (Intellectual property and privacy in e-learning), Workshop, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Educational Innovation and Educational Service Center, 28/11/05
  44. F. Questier, I. Deprez, R. Embrechts, Choice for Dokeos – Strategic choice for and implementation of an open source e-learning platform, Third International Conference on Open and Distance Learning (ICODL 2005), Greece, 13/11/05
  45. F. Questier, Open cursusmateriaal en Open wetenschappelijke publicaties, Invited lecture, Studiedag Vrije Software in het onderwijs, KU Leuven, 21/10/05
  46. F. Questier, A general framework for roles and permissions in the Dokeos Learning Content Management System, Dokeos developers meeting, Brussel, 24/08/05
  47. F. Questier, Generic portfolio as part of PointCarré e-learning platform, Invited lecture, Studiedag “Portfolio use in higher education”, Erasmushogeschool Brussel, 03/03/05
  48. F. Questier, Advantages and possibilities of Open Source Software, Invited lecture, Open Source study day organised by the Vlaams Software Platform, WTCM and IWT, Brussels, 02/03/05
  49. F. Questier, Open Source (Free) Software, Open Standards, Open content for education, Invited lecture, Open Source study day, Erasmushogeschool Brussel, 17/02/05
  50. F. Questier en Isabel Deprez, Portfolio´s: begeleiden en beoordelen van competentie-ontwikkeling’, workshop Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Educational Innovation and Educational Service Center (repeated several times since 2004)
  51. F. Questier, Open Source (Vrije) Software, Open Standaarden, Open inhoud voor het onderwijs, (Open Source (Free) Software, Open Standards, Open Content for education), Workshop, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Educational Innovation and Educational Service Center (repeated several times since 2004)
  52. F. Questier, K. Vanmeerbeek, S. Vanachter, R. Embrechts, PointCarre, a new e-learning environment, 3de dag van de onderwijsvernieuwing, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, 27/05/04
  53. F. Questier, E. Namenwirth, D. Derks, Portfolio als instrument bij zelfevaluatie en assessment, 2de dag van de onderwijsvernieuwing, Erasmushogeschool, Brussel, 03/06/03
  54. E. Van Gyseghem, F. Questier, M. Daszykowski, D.L. Massart, Y. Vander Heyden, Hierarchical 2-way clustering and ordering techniques to select subsets of chromatographic systems and substances, 11th Forum for pharmaceutical sciences, 8-9/05/03, Spa, Belgium
  55. Y. Vander Heyden, F. Questier, A. Scott and D.L. Massart, Visualization methods for the interpretation of (large) multi-response experimental design data from method development, Keynote lecture at Drug Analysis 2002, Bruges, Belgium, 22-25/04/02
  56. F. Questier, B. Walczak and D.L. Massart, Feature selection for hierarchical clustering, ChemoAC Seminar, VUB Jette, 08/11/01
  57. Y. Vander Heyden, F. Questier and D.L. Massart, WHIM descriptors and the representativity problem, ChemoAC Seminar, VUB Jette, 25/04/01
  58. F. Questier, ICT gebruik in de opleiding Farmacie VUB, Ervaringsuitwisselingsdag Farmacie VUB – Universiteit Utrecht, VUB Jette, 20/03/01
  59. F. Questier, B. Walczak and D.L. Massart, Application of rough set theory to feature selection for unsupervised clustering, ChemoAC Seminar; VUB Jette, 12/04/00
  60. Y. Vander Heyden, F. Questier, F. Estienne en D.L. Massart, Possible contributions to OPTIMALT project for the FP5 programme, Brewing Research International (BRI), Nutfield, England, 07/09/99
  61. F. Questier, B. Walczak and D.L. Massart, Neural gas, Kohonen Networks and related methods for data mining of chromatographic data, ChemoAC Seminar; VUB Jette, 24/03/99
  62. F. Questier and D.L. Massart, Diversity studies, Cluster Analysis, Research seminar, VUB Jette, 30/01/98
  63. F. Questier and D.L. Massart, ChemoAC information through Internet, ChemoAC Seminar; VUB Jette, 19/06/97
  64. F. Questier, Y. Vander Heyden and D.L. Massart, RTS, a computer program for the experimental set-up and interpretation of ruggedness tests, 7de Forum der Farmaceutische Wetenschappen; Blankenberge, 24/04/97
  65. F. Questier, Y. Vander Heyden and D.L. Massart, The inclusion of minimal designs in a ruggedness test strategy, Review meeting of the SMT project; VUB Jette, 17/01/97

  1. F. Questier, Freedom and Openess for higher education, Management Workshop “ICT in higher education” in the framework of a VLIR-IUC program from the University of Cuenca, Ecuador, 18/03/10

  2. F. Questier, New technologies for higher education, Management Workshop “ICT in higher education” in the framework of a VLIR-IUC program from the University of Cuenca, Ecuador, 17/03/10

  3. F. Questier, What can we learn from One Laptop Per Child Projects?, ATEE winter conference, Czech Republic, Prague, February 2010

  4. F. Questier, P. Scott, Strategies & Policies for the implementation of Free & and Open Source Software in Higher Education Institutions, Universidad 2010, Havana, Cuba, February 2010

  5. F. Questier, A. Libotton, New learning paradigms and educational technologies, Universidad 2010, Havana, Cuba, February 2010

  6. F. Questier, Let’s integrate our academic knowledge into the global brain! 8th Ethical Forum of the University Foundation, Brussels, 19/11/09

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