Join international thought leaders at the 10th Annual Meeting of the Groningen Declaration Network

November 10-12, 2021

This historic meeting will be delivered in a hybrid format, in person (in Ottawa, Canada) and virtually (online).  Participants will have the option to register for the format that works best for their circumstances, making it the most accessible GDN Annual Meeting in its history.

It’s your choice……


  • Attend in person, engage with colleagues and stakeholders in a covid safe enviroment and experience the wonderful sights and sounds of Ottawa or


  • enjoy pre-recorded presentations and digital content via our virtual hub.


Discounted registration rates are available to signatories to the Groningen Declaration.

More information on travel to Canada coming soon.

The 10th Annual Meeting of the Groningen Declaration Network is kindly supported by our Patron Organisations.

Patrons of the Groningen Declaration Network are acknowledged for their significant and multi-year contribution towards the realisaton of the Foundation’s objectives and its sustainability. They are remarkable and thought-leading organizatons that support digital credential mobility and recogniton internationally.

Become a Patron of GDN
Demonstrate your commitment to academic and professional digital credential mobility by assuming the prestigious role of Patron of the GDN. Patrons play a key role, next to the GDN’s Founder Organizations and the new Advisory Council, in helping the organization meet strategic goals by providing significant financial contributions.

Your choice...... attend in person or online

To ensure a safe environment for our delegates, registrations for in-person attendance at the GDN Annual Meeting will be limted.

2021 GDN Annual Meeting Team

Kathleen Massey, 2021 President
Romesh Vadivel, Local Host Coordinator
Amee Shroff, Immediate Past President
Francisco Maldonaldo Alteri, Incoming President
Herman de Leeuw, Executive Director
Janie Barnett, Sponsorship Coordinator
Karen Hanna, (HES) Event Manager

Program enquiries to Herman de Leeuw

Registration enquiries to Karen Hanna

Sponsorship enquiries to Janie Barnett

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