Conferences

These distance education focused conferences and meetings may be of interest to faculty and staff wishing to learn more about education or present their distance education focused scholarship. (We have institutional memberships with the sponsoring organizations)

Educause
EDUCAUSE is a nonprofit association whose mission is to advance higher education by promoting the intelligent use of information technology.
http://www.educause.edu/conferences-events

Annual Conference on Distance Teaching & Learning

The Annual Conference on Distance Teaching & Learning is recognized internationally for the quality and integrity of its program. Each year the conference provides an exchange of current resources, research, and best practices from around the world that are relevant to the design and delivery of distance education/training.
https://dtlconference.wisc.edu/

InstructureCon
The annual Canvas users conference in Salt Lake City, Utah. This conference is devoted to sharing new ideas for using Canvas from institutions across the country and to promote the latest innovations from Canvas Instructure. Please contact the Center for Academic Innovation (CAI) office (cai@creighton.edu) for more information. http://www.instructure.com/

Online Learning Consortium (OLC) International Conference on Asynchronous Learning Networks
This conference, which will provide the latest information on asynchronous learning programs, processes, packages, and protocols, is geared to both experienced professionals and interested newcomers to online learning who hail from a variety of work sectors, including higher education, continuing education, business, government, health care, professional associations, and nonprofit organizations. A limited number of conference discounts are available through Creighton University's membership in the Sloan Consortium. Please contact the Center for Academic Innovation (CAI) office (cai@creighton.edu) for more information.http://onlinelearningconsortium.org/ 

Online Learning Consortium (OLC) Annual Blended Learning Conference and Workshop
A conference devoted tot he purposeful, strategic and comprehensive approach to blended teaching and learning. A limited number of conference discounts are available through Creighton University's member in the Sloan Consortium. Please contact the CAI office (cai@creighton.edu) for more information. http://olc.onlinelearningconsortium.org/conference/2015/blended/welcome.

Online Learning Consortium (OLC) Emerging Technologies for Online Learning
A conference devoted to the emerging and innoavative uses of technology designed to improve teaching and learning online. A limited number of conference discounts are available through Creighton University's member in the Sloan Consortium. Please contact the CAI office (cai@creighton.edu) for more information. http://olc.onlinelearningconsortium.org/conference/2014/et4online/welcome.

The Professional and Organizational Development (POD)
This annual conference is devoted to the mission of POD which states: The Professional and Organizational Development Network in Higher Education encourages the advocacy of the on-going enhancement of teaching and learning through faculty and organizational development. To this end it supports the work of educational developers and champions their importance to the academic enterprise. The conference requires membership to POD, for more information concerning membership and the conference http://podnetwork.org/memberships/

The United States Distance Learning Association (USDLA) National Conference
The USDLA National Conference is the premier event for professionals in the distance learning industry. This conference is an opportunity to share ideas, learn about distance learning programs and products, and gain a better understanding of the field. It provides participants with a wonderful opportunity to establish new relationships and contacts with others involved in distance learning. Please contact the CAI office (cai@creighton.edu) for more information. http://www.usdla.org/

WCET (WICHE Cooperative for Educational Technologies)
WICHE Cooperative for Educational Technologies (WCET) accelerates the adoption of effective practices and policies, advancing excellence in technology-enhanced teaching and learning in higher education. WCET is a division of the Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education. Creighton University's membership in WCET includes a discounted conference registration rate. Please contact the CAI office (cai@creighton.edu) for more information. http://www.wcet.wiche.edu/