Agenda At-A-Glance

Three days of innovation, inspiration, and connection

The 2018 conference offers more than 130 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.

See the full schedule on Guidebook. Guidebook will be your most up-to-date resource of information. You will also receive a print program with your registration materials. Here is a preview before you get here. FINAL_PROGRAM AND SCHEDULE

 

August 7, 2018

Time Event
7:00 am – 6:00 pm Registration
8:30 – 11:30 am Pre-conference 3-hour workshops (Fee; limited enrollment)
8:30 am – 11:30 am Conference blended certificates (Fee; limited enrollment; includes lunch)
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)
1:15 – 2:00 pm Orientation to the conference (free; must register)
2:00 – 6:00 pm Exhibit Hall open (Learning Stage starts at 3:30 pm)
3:00 – 4:45 pm

 

Conference sessions:
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ABCs of DE: The pitfalls of online teachingNew Event (3:00-4:40 pm)
*ePoster Sessions (3:00-3:45 and 4:00-4:45 pm)
*Speed Sessions (3:00-3:45 pm and 4:00-4:45 pm)
4:00 – 6:00 pm Ex Hall–Wisconsin tailgate reception

August 8, 2018

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 and opening keynote
9:30 am – 10:15 am Refreshments in the Exhibit Hall
(Exhibit Hall open from 9:30 am- 4:00 pm)
10:15 – 11:00 am Concurrent sessions
11:15 am – 12:00 pm Concurrent  sessions
12:00 – 1:15 pm Lunch followed by awards
1:30 – 2:15 pm Concurrent  sessions
2:30 – 3:15 pm Concurrent sessions
3:15 – 4:00 pm Dessert reception in the final Exhibit Hall
4:15 – 5:15 pm Afternoon keynote

August 9, 2018

Time Event
7:00 – 7:45 am Early-bird discussions
7:00 – 8:30 am Continental breakfast
8:00 – 8:45 am Concurrent sessions
9:00 – 9:45 am Concurrent sessions
10:00 – 10:30 am Concurrent sessions
10:45 – 11:30 am Concurrent sessions
11:45 am – 12:30 pm Concurrent sessions
12:30 – 2:30 pm Lunch and closing keynote

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