Here's a list of EdTech events you must look forward, to end the year at its best.
Events in October
when & where: 14-16 October 2015, Lake Buena Vista, Florida
About: Online learning is one of the most talked about and fastest growing sectors in higher education and corporate training today. The Annual Online Learning Consortium International Conference is the premier global gathering covering this field.
When & where: 17 October, 2015, Toms River NJ
About: The Toms River Regional School District is excited to announce this groundbreaking educational and community event. The Makerfest will be a celebration of creativity and imagination that is a workshop, science lab, county fair, and art exhibition rolled into one. At its center will be a makerspace where attendees can experience making in a hands-on environment. Students, educators, family, tech enthusiast and community members who consider themselves makers to join us in a day of sharing, learning and fun. The vision is to create a diverse and inclusive community whose members see themselves as creators, collaborators, innovators and makers.
when & where: 19-22 October 2015 ,Kona, Hawaii
About: This 20th annual conference serves as a multi-disciplinary forum for the exchange of information on research, development, and applications of all topics related to e-Learning in the Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education sectors.
when & where: 19-20 October 2015, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
About: This interdisciplinary conference and its companion journal invite scholars to share perspectives on library sciences, new technologies in publishing, and current and future directions of the book.
When & where: 27 October, 2015, Toronto, Canada
About: Redefining the Canadian Digital Learning Landscape is the theme for the 6th Annual Canadian EdTech Leadership Summit. The notion of ‘mind sharing’ with leading Canadian education and industry thought leaders creates powerful opportunities for collaboration, innovation and the forging of unique partnerships. Attendees will further garner deep insights on EdTech trends through their Cross Canada Checkup expert panel.
When & where: 27-30 October 2015, Indianapolis, Indiana
About: The EDUCAUSE Annual Conference is the premier higher education IT event, offering an engaging and informative program, formal and informal opportunities to build your professional network, and allows you to learn, reflect, and engage with colleagues from around the world. Take part in content-rich sessions as an individual, or attend as a team. Participate either in-person in Indianapolis, or virtually right from your own institution. However you participate, EDUCAUSE 2015 will create a dynamic environment to share future directions, best practices, stories of successful collaborations, and solutions to community-wide issues.
Events in November
When & where: 1-4 November 2015, San Antonio, Texas
About: The QM Conference features inspired discussions and the sharing of best practices to improve online learning. The QM community collaborates to shape education's future. Learn, connect and share ideas to improve the learning experiences for students.
2015 e-Learning Conference: The Future of Education: Advanced Computing, Ubiquitous Learning, and the Knowledge Economy - A Common Ground Conference
When & Where: 2-3 November 2015, Santa Cruz, California
About: The conference and its companion journal explores the possibilities of new forms of technology-mediated learning devices not only in the classroom, but in a wider range of places and times than was conventionally the case for education.
When & where: 10-13 November, 2015, Denver, CO
About: WCET is the leader in the practice, policy, & advocacy of technology enhanced learning in higher education. The Annual Meeting convenes the countries innovators, thought leaders, and practitioners in EdTech.
When & where: 12-14 November, 2015, Raleigh, NC
About: Teaching & Learning with the iPad began four years ago to provide teachers, administrators, schools and school districts guidance as they implemented the use of iPads in the classroom. The conference has grown in attendance and breadth of content covered including keynotes, concurrent sessions and, new this year, extended workshop options. Attendees will come away with valuable information to enhance their own skills with the iPad as well as new resources to facilitate use of the device in the learning environment.
When & where: online, 16-19 November, 2015,
About: The sixth annual Global Education Conference is a free weeklong online event bringing together educators and innovators from around the world. The call for proposals will close on November 1, 2015. The entire conference is virtual and will take place online in webinar format. Sessions are held around the clock to accommodate participant time zones. The Global Education Conference is a collaborative, inclusive, worldwide community initiative involving students, educators, and organizations at all levels.