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Agenda

 

The Teaching & Learning Conference 2018 Agenda

This year’s conference will be packed with inspirational keynote speakers, informational sessions, lots of networking opportunities, plus the chance to talk to industry experts.

Join us on 9th April for our preconference activities, and from 10th to 12th April, for 3 days of thought provoking, future proofing TLC content to take back and apply at your own institutions.

Agenda: Monday 9th April 2018

8:30 – 17:30 Registration and Information Desk Open
9:00 – 17:30 DevCon & Academic Adoption Day preconference programming
12:15 – 13:30 DevCon & Academic Adoption Day lunch
18:00 – 20:30 DevCon Social at Dog Bowl, Manchester

*Subject to change

Agenda: Tuesday 10th April 2018

8:30 – 19:30 Registration & Information Desk Open
9:00 – 12:00 DevCon & eTeacher preconference programming
12:00 – 13:00 Lunch for all attendees
13:00 – 13:15 TLC Blackboard Welcome – Jeremy Cooper, Vice President EMEA
13:15 – 14:15 External Keynote – Volker Hirsch
14:30 – 15:15 TLC Breakouts
15:15 – 15:45 Afternoon break with exhibitors
15:45 – 18:30 TLC Breakouts
17:45 – 18:45 Blackboard Corporate Keynote – Bill Ballhaus CEO, Tim Atkin CCO, Tim Tomlinson CTO
18:45 – 20:00 Reception with exhibitors

*Subject to change

Agenda: Wednesday 11th April 2018

8:30 – 17:30 Registration & Information Desk Open
9:00 – 10:00 Blackboard Learning & Teaching Strategy
– Wade Weichel, Product Management Director & Dan Loury, Product Management Director
10:00 – 10:30 Morning break with exhibitors
10:30 – 12:15 TLC Breakouts
12:15 – 13:30 Lunch
13:30 – 14:30 TLC Panel
14:45 – 15:30 TLC Breakouts
15:30 – 16:00 Afternoon break with exhibitors
16:00 – 16:45 TLC Breakouts
17:00 – 18:00 Roadmap: Blackboard Path to Saas and Learn Ultra Strategy
– Wade Weichel, Product Management Director & Jan-Willem van der Zaim, Cloud Services Director

*Subject to change

Agenda: Thursday 12th April 2018

8:00 – 16:00 Registration and Information Desk Open
9:00 – 10:00 Blackboard Ally and inclusive learning – Nicolaas Matthijs, Ally Senior Software Engineer
10:00 – 10:30 Morning break with exhibitors
10:30 – 12:15 TLC Breakouts
12:15 – 13:30 Lunch
13:30 – 15:15 TLC Breakouts
15:15 – 15:45 Afternoon break with exhibitors
15:45 – 16:45 TLC Closing general session
19:00 – late TLC Customer Appreciation Party

*Subject to change

Programme Details

Final details of the programme are still coming together but TLC attendees can expect to have sessions on topics including:

  • Analytics
  • Collaborate
  • MoodleRooms
  • GDPR
  • Client Focus Groups Topics
    • Learn Ultra
    • Learn Original
    • Mobile

There will also be a range of consulting supported initiatives like:

  • eTeacher certification
  • Student Retention
  • Support for SaaS
  • Support for Electronic Management of Assessment (EMA)

Sessions discussing the collaborative design thinking process and how Blackboard localises products based on input from client will also be available.

In addition to the above, there will be nearly 30 customer stories throughout the programme presented by client institutions from EMEA.

Haven’t registered to attend these valuable sessions? Register before 2nd March to take advantage of Early Bird pricing.

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