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Registration is Now Open for DevCon19

On Monday 13th May 2019 join us for our annual DevCon19, a special day and a half event just for developers like you. Gather with Blackboard subject matter experts to learn about the changes in the Developer experience since we met in 2018, and see what advances you have to look forward to in the next 12 months and beyond.

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Build The Future of EdTech at DevCon

Blackboard’s support for third-party integrations has grown substantially since the last DevCon. REST APIs, LTI, and Caliper have exploded in use and adoption in that time, and the combination of these technologies has become an important and viable option for developers and interrogators looking to enhance and extend Blackboard Learn.

See our detailed agenda for more information.

Monday, 13 May 2019

8:00 – 17:30 Registration Open
9:00 – 10:00 Welcome
10:00 – 10:30 Break
10:30 – 11:30 No REST for the Wicked: The Latest on REST APIs in Blackboard Learn
11:30 – 12:30 Introduction to Blackboard Data
12:30 – 13:30 Lunch
13:30 – 14:30

DevCon: Integrating with REST and SIS using Python and Flask

Hackboard: Data – Hands-On with the Data Dictionary

14:30 – 15:30

DevCon: LTI Advantage In Theory

Hackboard: Data – Hands-on with Snowflake and SQL

15:30 – 15:45 Afternoon Break
15:45 – 16:45

DevCon: LTI Advantage In Practice

Hackboard: Data – Hands-On with Pyramid

16:45 – 17:30 Open Discussion
18:00 – 21:30 DevCon Client Party

*Subject to change

Tuesday, 14 May 2019

8:00 – 17:30 Registration Open
9:00 – 10:00 Integration Migration
10:00 – 10:30 Break
10:30 – 11:30 Developer Roadmap
11:30 – 12:00 Open Discussion
12:00 – 13:00 Lunch

*Subject to change

What’s in It for Me?

Technical training

We heard the applause when we asked, “should we make DevCon even more technical?” So get ready for it. We’ll be writing code, working on customisations, and answering your most technical questions. DevCon at TLC is the perfect fit for beginners and experts alike, so come prepared to ask your newbie questions or share your war stories, we want to hear them all.

Get together with other techies

DevCon19 brings together a unique group of developers, system administrators, and IT professionals from across the globe. 

Don’t miss this opportunity to connect over your common challenges and share your creative solutions.  As well as enjoy the renowned DevCon Social together!

Tailored sessions

Hear how your peers have leveraged commercial and homegrown integrations, web services, open standards, and other Blackboard Learn product capabilities. 

DevCon sessions focus on integrating campus systems, extending new functionality, and meeting your institution’s specific requirements.

Conference Pricing

Tickets Early Bird GBP Regular GBP
DevCon Pre-Conference  £230  £260
Combi DevCon + Full Conference  £740  £815

N.B. All registrations are processed in GBP.  The exchange rate on the day of transaction is applied.

Cancellation Policy

Cancellations received on or before Monday 8th April 2019 in accordance with this Cancellation Policy will be eligible for a refund of the Conference Fee, less £50 due to a Processing Fee (“Processing Fee”). Any cancellations received after Monday 8th April 2019 are not eligible for a refund of any Conference Fees. Cancellations must be submitted via email to TLC Event Headquarters at Phone cancellations will not be accepted. There are no exceptions to this Cancellation Policy.  

Refunds will be provided based on type of payment received for the Conference Fee; credit card refunds will be processed within approximately three (3) business days and cash refunds within approximately ten (10) business days. 

Blackboard reserves the right to cancel any event related program and assumes no responsibility for any personal expenses incurred by any attendee in connection with such cancellation.

Have Questions?

Contact TLC Registration Support if you have any questions. Hours of operation are Monday-Friday, 8:30am-5:00pm.


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