2019 Archive

Keynote Speakers

Bryan Alexander

Futurist, researcher, writer, speaker, consultant, and teacher at Georgetown University

Robin DeRosa

Director of the Open Teaching and Learning Lab at Plymouth State University

Agenda At-A-Glance

Three days of innovation, inspiration, and connection

The 2020 conference offers learning sessions, including presentations by thought leaders, practitioners, and designers from around the country. Get inspired by new ideas in online education. Discover exciting research, innovative teaching tools, and cutting-edge learning technologies. Network and brainstorm with colleagues who share your passion. You will leave refreshed and ready to take on the world of distance education.

Tuesday

Time Event
7:00 am – 6:00 pm Registration
8:30 – 11:30 am Pre-Conference 3-hour Workshops (Fee; limited enrollment)
8:30 – 11:30 am Conference Blended Certificates (Fee; limited enrollment)
10:30 – 11:15 am Orientation to the Conference (free, must register)
11:30 am – 1:00 pm Networking luncheon (Fee; included if registered for both a morning and afternoon workshop)
1:15 – 2:45 pm Pre-Conference 90-minute workshops (Fee; limited enrollment)
2:00 – 6:00 pm Exhibit Hall open
3:00 – 4:45 pm Conference Sessions:

  • ABC’s of DE – 3:00 – 4:30 pm
  • ePoster Sessions – 3:00 – 3:45 pm
  • DT&LTalks– 3:00 – 4:45 pm
4:30 – 6:00 pm Exhibit Hall Reception

Wednesday

Time Event
7:00 am – 2:00 pm Registration
7:00 – 7:45 am Early-bird discussions
7:00 – 8:30 am Continental breakfast
8:00 – 9:30 am Conference welcome & opening keynote
9:30 – 10:15 am Refreshments in the Exhibit Hall (Exhibit Hall open 9:30 am – 4:00 pm)
9:30 – 12:00 pm ePosters in Exhibit Hall

  • 9:30 – 10:15 am
  • 10:15 – 11:00 am
  • 11:15 am – 12:00 pm
10:15 am – 12:00 pm Concurrent Sessions

  • 10:15 – 11:00 am
  • 11:15 am – 12:00 pm
12:15 – 1:15 pm Lunch followed by awards
1:30 – 4:15 pm ePosters in Exhibit Hall

  • 1:30 – 2:15 pm
  • 2:30 – 3:15 pm
  • 3:30 – 4:15 pm
1:30 – 4:15 pm Concurrent Sessions

  • 1:30 – 2:15 pm
  • 2:30 – 3:15 pm
  • 3:30 – 4:15 pm
4:45 – 6:45 pm 35th Anniversary Rooftop Celebration (free; must register)

Thursday

Time Event
7:00 – 7:45 am Early morning discussions
7:00 – 8:00 am Continental breakfast
8:00 – 9:30 am Keynote Panel: An Emerging Era: How the Next Digital Revolution Will Transform Higher Education
9:45 am – 12:45 pm Concurrent Sessions

  • 9:45- 10:30 am
  • 11:00 – 11:45 am
  • 12:00 – 12:45 pm
1:00 – 2:30 pm Lunch and closing keynote

Registration Information

Cancellations and Refunds:

To cancel your registration, call the Registration Office at 608-262-0810 to cancel. If you do not attend–and do not cancel by July 23–you are responsible for the total fee (or you may send a substitute or enroll in the virtual conference). Attendees registered at the Group rate are NOT eligible for a refund; only substitutions or virtual conference enrollment allowed. The cancellation dates below also apply to virtual registrants.

NOTE: For Blended Conference Certificate Packages, NO REFUNDS will be issued once the pre-conference online course work begins on July 16.

Cancel by 7/09/19: Full refund minus $35 administrative charge

Cancel by 7/23/19:  50% refund

Cancel after 7/23/19: No refund, but you will automatically become enrolled in the virtual conference

Proceedings Papers