I was able to get to some of this yesterday:
http://www.ustream.tv/channel/oeru - the sessions broadcast. It's a call for "open curriculum, open student support, open assessment and open granting of credits"
The "logic model":
A list of some opportunities and threats:
Some discussions happening on the forum at
I got to hear Dr Jim Taylor (University of Southern Queensland http://www.usq.edu.au/users/taylorj/ )
Main thoughts: Whatever else we think about the way education should be delivered, we can't possible build enough bricks/n/mortar schools to provide education to everyone who needs it. There are simply too many people. We have to find a way to educate at little to no cost. Developing an OER University model is necessary.
Dr Taylor's talk here: http://www.ustream.tv/recorded/12873383