2017 Special Interest Groups (SIGS)

Take advantage of additional networking opportunities with peers by signing up for one of these four SIGs at no additional cost. Sign up when you register, and SIG facilitators will be in contact with you prior to the conference with the times for meet-ups.


  • Tuesday pre-conference meet-up
  • Reserved tables at the Wednesday and Thursday meals
  • Other meet-ups during the conference
  • Network with peers and experts in the field

Military Distance Educators

Network with others affiliated with DoD organizations providing blended and/or distance education. Attend a full-day symposium focused on relevant topics for military distance educators. Learn about initiatives and best practices unique to the military environment through presentations and discussions.

Workforce Development

Professionals in workforce development and training will have opportunities to learn and network as a community.

Healthcare Online Educators

Network with other health care professionals about online challenges and best practices. The SIG facilitator will notify participants of specific times for meet-ups.

Librarians Supporting Distance Education

Network with fellow librarians interested in supporting and developing online learning.

Attendees of the 2016 conference engaged in conversation

You may sign up for a SIG when you register. For questions or additional information, contact Bridget Powell at bridget.powell@wisc.edu.


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