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March 23, 2019

OLC Accelerate 2019 Call For Presentations

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Dear OLC Colleague,

The Online Learning Consortium invites you to submit a proposal for OLC Accelerate 2019 – Accelerating Online Learning Worldwide.  This 25th year of the premier international conference in online, digital, and blended learning  will be held November 19-22, 2019 at the The Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin, Orlando, FL. The 2019 OLC Accelerate conference marks our 25th anniversary, and it is sure to be the ultimate event to network with—and learn from—thousands of your eLearning peers. We’d like to invite you to be a part of  the celebration!

The OLC Accelerate 2019 Program Committee seeks proposals for interactive sessions, including Education Sessions (traditional – lecture or interview), Express Workshops (exploration), Discovery Sessions (conversation), and Graduate Student Discovery Sessions (conversation) covering six different tracks that will engage and inform participants.

New for 2019 are Gamified (interactive) sessions, designed to engage both the presenters and attendees in a fun and unique OLC conference experience.  Proposed sessions will be targeted to all attendees of novice, intermediate, or expert levels of proficiency. Presenters and facilitators from the following areas are encouraged to submit proposals:

Higher Education • K-12 Educators • Researchers • Graduate Scholars • Educational Technology Leaders • Instructional designers • Instructional Technologists • Faculty • Instructors

Whether your focus is leadership and institutional strategies, learner services and support, professional development and support, research, teaching and learning effectiveness, or tools and technologies, we want to connect you with others who share your interests and have ideas that will energize you! Please align your submission to your selected session type as shown on the session types and details page.

Learn more and get started today! The submission deadline is May 22, 2019, at 11:59 pm ET.

We look forward to your inspired – and inspiring –  presentation submissions as we focus on “Accelerating Online Learning Worldwide.





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March 14, 2019

Reminder – Register Now For Online Learning 2019 / Rappel – Inscrivez-Vous Maintenant À Online Learning 2019

Note this Canadian-based conference that is coming up in the Fall – with a call for proposals due at the end of May.

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ONLINE LEARNING 2018: Global Summit & EdTech Expo – Teaching & Learning in the Digital Age successfully wrapped up on Thursday, October 10, 2018 in Toronto featuring:

  • 1,100 delegates from 10 countries
  • 400 presenters in over 139 sessions aligned with 8 tracks
  • 31 leading suppliers of products and services in the EdTech Expo
  • 12 major sponsors
  • Hundreds of exchanges and discussions throughout the event on practices and research in pedagogy, design, student support, access, retention and success, teacher training technology applications, and institutional developments
  • For the first time in Canada, we brought higher education faculty, academic administrators, learning designers and policy-makers together with corporate learning and performance professionals in partnership with the Institute for Performance and Learning

ONLINE LEARNING 2019 will be held from Tuesday, October 8 to Thursday, October 10, 2019 at the Toronto Sheraton Centre Hotel. Registration is now open and I encourage you to register early to avoid disappointment. Our earlybird rate of $695 plus applicable taxes is available until Friday, June 28, 2019.

Contact North | Contact Nord, as the host of ONLINE LEARNING 2019, is pleased to once again partner with the Institute for Performance and Learning (I4PL) to bring together higher education faculty, academic administrators, learning designers and policy makers together with corporate learning and performance professionals in a dynamic joint event in October 2019.

As a delegate to ONLINE LEARNING 2019, you have access to:

  • The full conference program, including plenaries, panel discussions, workshops, supplier briefings and other activities, all focusing on the theme of Teaching & Learning in the Digital Age and Five Tracks
  • A series of Special Briefings focused on our theme of Teaching & Learning in the Digital Age delivered by world exports in online and digital learning – click here for a preview of the Special Briefings
  • A series of Professional Development Workshops focusing on Applicable Skills – Useful Tools – Valuable Insights to creating effective, engaging and successful online learning courses and experiences – click here for a preview of the Professional Development Workshops
  • A dynamic exhibitor area with leading-edge companies showcasing their products and services
  • The opportunity to exchange with corporate learning and performance professionals and attend their sessions
  • All conference meals, receptions and breaks

I am also pleased to announce the Call for Proposals is open. Click here to submit your proposal for ONLINE LEARNING 2019 and contribute to the success of the 2019 Summit. The deadline for submissions is May 31, 2019.

I look forward to welcoming you to ONLINE LEARNING 2019.

Maxim Jean-Louis
President – Chief Executive Officer
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Chair, ONLINE LEARNING 2019: Global Summit & EdTech Expo, Teaching & Learning in the Digital Age 

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ONLINE LEARNING 2018: Sommet Mondial et Expo EdTech, l’enseignement et l’apprentissage à l’ère numérique s’est terminé avec succès le jeudi 10 octobre à Toronto avec :

  • 1 100 déléguées et délégués de 10 pays
  • 400 présentatrices et présentateurs pour 139 sessions réunis autour de huit lignes directrices – Maintenant disponible pour téléchargement!
  • 31 fournisseurs de premier plan offrant des produits et services à l’Expo EdTech
  • 12 commanditaires majeurs
  • Des centaines d’échanges et de discussions tout au long de l’événement sur les pratiques et la recherche en pédagogie, la conception, le soutien aux étudiantes et étudiants, l’accès, la rétention et réussite, les applications technologiques pour la formation des enseignantes et enseignants et les avancées institutionnelles
  • Pour la première fois au Canada, nous avons réuni des collègues de l’enseignement supérieur, des administratrices et administrateurs académiques, des conceptrices et concepteurs d’apprentissage et des décideuses et décideurs, ainsi que des spécialistes de l’apprentissage et de la performance en entreprise, en partenariat avec l’Institute for Performance and Learning

ONLINE LEARNING 2019 aura lieu du mardi 8 octobre au jeudi 10 octobre 2019 à l’hôtel Sheraton Centre Toronto. L’inscription à ONLINE LEARNING 2019 est maintenant ouverte et je vous encourage à vous inscrire tôt pour ne pas être déçus. Notre tarif réduit de 695 $, plus les taxes applicables, prends fin le vendredi 28 juin 2019.

En tant qu’hôte de ONLINE LEARNING 2019, Contact North | Contact Nord est fier de s’associer à nouveau à l’Institute for Performance and Learning (I4PL) pour réunir en octobre 2019, dans le cadre d’un événement conjoint dynamique, des collègues de l’enseignement supérieur, des administratrices et administrateurs académiques, des conceptrices et concepteurs d’apprentissage et des décideuses et décideurs, ainsi que des spécialistes de l’apprentissage et de la performance en entreprise.

Comme déléguée et délégué à ONLINE LEARNING 2019, vous aurez accès à/au :

  • programme complet de la conférence, y compris les plénières, les panels de discussion, les ateliers, des sessions de breffage par des fournisseurs et d’autres activités, le tout axé sur le thème de l’enseignement et l’apprentissage à l’ère numérique et ses cinq lignes directrices,
  • une série de sessions de breffages spéciaux axés sur notre thème de l’enseignement et l’apprentissage à l’ère numérique, présentés par des sommités mondiales du domaine de l’apprentissage numérique et en ligne – cliquez icipour un aperçu de ces sessions de breffages spéciaux,
  • une série d’ateliers de perfectionnement professionnel axés sur les compétences applicables et les outils pratiques – un regard percutant pour mieux créer des cours et des expériences d’apprentissage en ligne efficaces, engageants et attrayants – cliquez ici pour un aperçu des ateliers de perfectionnement professionnel,
  • une zone d’exposants dynamique, rassemblant des entreprises chef de file qui vous présentent leurs produits et services,
  • de multiples occasions pour échanger avec des spécialistes aguerris de l’apprentissage et du rendement en entreprise et l’opportunité d’assister à leurs sessions,
  • tous les repas de la conférence, les réceptions et les pauses.

J’ai également le plaisir d’annoncer que l’appel à propositions est ouvert. Cliquez ici pour soumettre votre proposition pour ONLINE LEARNING 2019 et contribuer au succès du sommet de 2019. La date limite de soumission est le 31 mai 2019.

J’ai hâte de vous accueillir à ONLINE LEARNING 2019.

Maxim Jean-Louis
Président – directeur général
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Président, ONLINE LEARNING 2019 : Sommet mondial et Expo EdTech – L’enseignement et l’apprentissage à l’ère numérique 


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March 2, 2019

#QMConnect Early Birds Might Get More Than The Worm

Note this up-coming call for proposals.

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Submit Your Proposal by March 8 for a Chance to Save

Every day you make a difference in the lives of your learners. Now, share what you are doing and help make a difference in the lives of your peers — peers like 2018 QM Connect attendee Jacqueline Beverly from Columbia Southern University.“I thought the presentations were spot on in regards to relevant issues/topics I am focusing on right now. I can’t always implement information I learn at conferences, but QM is different. I will not only be able to share what I learned with my team, I willactually be able to implement many of the ideas.”So what unique idea, innovative process or actionable tip are you going to bring to this year’s QM Connect? What can you share about course reviews, learner engagement or continuous improvement that shows how you are Committing to Excellence for Learners? How are you going to help others move their own commitment forward? The time to decide is now.Save
Submit a proposal by March 8 and receive a $100 discount on the lowest conference registration fee if your presentation is selected.

Follow these simple steps for an opportunity to showcase your ideas and work:

  1. Develop a proposal in one of seven conference concentrations.
  2. Choose a presentation format.
  3. Submit your proposal by March 8, 2019, for a chance to save!

Questions? Contact We look forward to your submission!

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February 18, 2019

AECT 2019 Call for Proposals: Deadline Monday, Feb 18th

Note this deadline at the end of the day today.

Call for Proposals for the 2019 AECT International Convention

DEADLINE is MONDAY, FEBRUARY 18th, 11:59PM (PST), 2019

InspiredProfessional Learning. InspiredLearning Professionals.

2019 AECT International Convention
Westgate Resort and Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada
October 21 – October 25  2019

Dear Michael Barbour,

AECT invites you to submit a proposal for the 2019 AECT International Convention in Las Vegas, Nevada. The AECT International Convention brings together participants from around the world, offering practical applications, cutting-edge research, hands-on workshops, and demonstrations of new technologies in teaching and learning.

This year’s convention theme is Inspired Professional Learning. Inspired Learning Professionals. Inspired denotes the extraordinary quality of the sessions at our convention, and we endeavor to improve ourselves through exceptional professional learning opportunities. Inspired also denotes to fill someone with the impetus or ability to do or feel, especially with creativity. As educators and learning professionals, we hope the convention sessions will inspire you to do and feel, so we desperately need influential, stimulating, exciting sessions that will spark fires in our attendees. We encourage proposals that offer opportunities for AECT members to seek out professional development sessions, occasions for improving pedagogical strategies and technical skills, and engage in professional renewal. Reports of research, practice, evaluations, service, and pedagogy are all welcome. Proposers should attempt to address this theme in their proposals, highlighting where the proposal addresses this theme.

Click here to read the Call for Proposals and then submit your proposal by Monday, February 18th.

Hope to see you in Las Vegas!

AECT Convention Services

February 16, 2019

It’s Not Too Late! Proposals Due February 17 @ Midnight

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Proposals Due February 17th @ Midnight!

Subject: Call for Proposals Due SUNDAY FEB 17th MIDNIGHT
Hello everyone,
The United States Distance Learning Association (USDLA) has extended the submission date for the 2019 Annual Conference Call for Proposals. Proposals are being accepted based on the conference theme, “Keeping In Tune with the Future of Digital & Distance Learning”.
The conference will be taking place May 20 – 23, 2019 in Music City: Nashville, Tennessee!
We welcome proposals from all: corporate, education (higher and K-12), telehealth, government, and military.
Submit your proposal today (CLICK HERE) – proposals are due Sunday February  17 @ midnight!
See you in Nashville,
Pat Cassella, USDLA President
The USDLA International Awards will be presented at the USDLA International Awards Ceremony, scheduled for Wednesday, May 22, 2019 during the USDLA National Conference being held in Nashville, Tennessee, USA.
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