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

Keynote Panel

Nelson Baker

Dean of professional education at the Georgia Institute of Technology and associate professor in the university’s School of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Rovy Branon

Vice Provost for Continuum College, University of Washington

Renata Engel

Vice Provost for Online Education, Pennsylvania State University

Julie Greenwood

EdPlus Vice Dean for Educational Initiatives, Arizona State University

Jeffrey Russell

Vice Provost for Lifelong Learning, Dean of Division of Continuing Studies, and Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Invited Speakers

Eddie Andreo

Associate Vice-President for Distance Learning Cowley College

Nelson Baker

Dean of professional education at the Georgia Institute of Technology and associate professor in the university’s School of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Kristen Betts

Clinical professor in the School of Education at Drexel University

Van Davis

Principal at Foghlam Consulting, LLC

William Diehl

Assistant professor and coordinator of online graduate programs in the Lifelong Learning and Adult Education program, The Pennsylvania State University

Cheryl Dowd

Director of the State Authorization Network (SAN) for WICHE Cooperative for Educational Technology (WCET) and cyber fellow for WICHE

Judith Dutill

Director of the Lancaster Center at Central Penn College

Luc Fjelstad

Student, Madison College

Jonathan Fry

Higher education business lead at Accenture

Carol Hernandez

Instructional designer and faculty developer at Long Island University in New York

Heidi F. Kaeppler

Associate professor in the Department of Agronomy at the University of Wisconsin, Madison, and faculty lead of Transformation and Gene Editing Technology Research and Development at the Wisconsin Crop Innovation Center at UW

Dietmar Kenneophl

Professor of Chemistry at Athabasca University

Jonathan Klein

Instructional design and technology consultant, University of Wisconsin-Madison’s College of Letters and Science

Fred Lokken

Chair of the Instructional Technology Council (ITC) and author of the annual ITC eLearning National Survey/Report

Jean Mandernach

Executive director of the Center for Innovation in Research and Teaching at Grand Canyon University

Susan Manning

Chief success strategist at Credly

Newton Miller

Associate dean, Department of Education Studies at Ashford University

Bilge Mutlu

Associate professor of computer science, psychology, and industrial engineering at the University of Wisconsin–Madison

Mary O’Brien

Instructional design specialist in the Adult and Continuing Education (ACE) department at Winona State University (WSU)

Lucy Rai

Director of the Scholarship and Innovation Centre (WELS)

Penny Ralston-Berg

Senior Instructional Designer, Learning Design Penn State World Campus

Karen Skibba

Online Faculty Development Program Manager for Educational Innovation Program Development in the Division of Continuing Studies, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Thomas Smith

Retired, Founder of the online Master of Engineering in Professional Practice Degree at the University of Wisconsin

Tori Svoboda

Assistant professor and M.S.Ed, program director in Student Affairs Administration in Higher Education at the University of Wisconsin - La Crosse

Lesley Voigt

Director of the Digital Credentials Institute (DCI) at Madison College

Gavan Watson

Director of the Centre for Innovation in Teaching and Learning and associate vice president (academic), Teaching and Learning at Memorial University (St. John’s, NL)

Maria Widmer

Instructional designer, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Wendy Williams

Director of the Center for Innovative Teaching and Learning, part of Academic Affairs at Yeshiva University