Tony Bates. Honorary Doctor
Tony Bates is director of the Department of Distance Education and Technology at the University of British Columbia (UBC) in Canada and more than 30 years he dedicated to research in this field. He has been a founding member of the Open University (UK) and he has worked as an adviser in their specialty for Mundia Bank, UNESCO, the public university education committees of the United States, the Canadian International Development Agency and to universities and ministries education of more than thirty countries.
She also works part-time at the Open University of Catalonia, responsible for the creation of a research program about e-learning.