Agenda At-A-Glance

Three days of innovation, inspiration, and connection

The 2018 conference offers more than 100 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.

Below is the TENTATIVE schedule; events and times may be subject to change. The full list of sessions will be available soon.

 

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, but must register)
11:30 am – 1:00 pm Networking luncheon
(Fee; included if registered for both a morning and afternoon workshop)
1:15 – 4:15 pm Conference certificate session (Fee; limited enrollment)
1:15 – 2:45 pm Pre-conference 90-minute workshops (Fee; limited enrollment)
1:15 – 2:00 pm Orientation to the conference (free, but must register)
2:00 – 6:00 pm Exhibit Hall open (Learning Stage starts at 2:30 pm)
3:00 – 5:30 pm Conference sessions (ABCs of DE; Speed Sessions; ePoster Sessions)
4:00 – 6:00 pm 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 and spotlight sessions
11:15 am – 12:00 pm Concurrent and spotlight sessions
12:00 – 1:15 pm Lunch followed by awards
1:30 – 2:15 pm Concurrent and spotlight sessions
2:30 – 3:15 pm Concurrent and spotlight 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 and spotlight sessions
9:00 – 9:45 am Concurrent and spotlight sessions
10:45 – 11:30 am Concurrent and spotlight sessions
11:45 am – 12:30 pm Concurrent and spotlight sessions
12:30 – 2:30 pm Lunch and closing keynote

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