OSS Watch would like to congratulate Josie Fraser and Simon Mather, two of the contenders for the Learning Technologist of the Year Award. Both have presented at OSS Watch workshops earlier this year. Emerge’s Josie Fraser spoke at one of the five expert workshops OSS Watch organized in July. Simon Mather, Head of Software Engineering for UFI learndirect, contributed to our Risk Management in Procuring Open Source Software event. Simon will also present at OSS Watch’s forthcoming Community Building and Open Source Development workshop on 20 October in Oxford.