Explore these exciting upcoming events, all designed to encourage online learning professionals, educators and administrators to continually advance their understanding of this rapidly changing field.​

Upcoming Events

Summer 2020 Quality Assurance Training

Summer 2020 QA Training registration is now open! CSU Academic Technology Services is offering QA workshops as a professional development opportunity for any faculty/staff who are supporting campus QA efforts for blended, online, or flipped courses, including the incorporation of accessibility principles.

Learn about Summer 2020 QA Training

CSU Maker Convening

The CSU Maker Convening scheduled for May 20 & 21 has been canceled

Learn more about CSU Maker Convening​

Online ​Teaching Conference ​2020

​The OTC’20 will be available via TechConnect’s services (Zoom and Cloud) and offer a ‘webinar’ experience with Q&A functionality.​ This ​free virtual event will take place ​​through June 17-​​19, 2020. A single registration will allow entry into all OTC’20 conference sessions for both Thursday and Friday! Register Now!​​

Learn about the Online Teaching Conference 2020​​

OLC/MERLOT Innovate Virtual Conference 2020 

Due to the changing COVID-19 situation, OLC Innovate will be transformed into a fully online event, ​held on June 15-26. 

American Library Association's (ALA) 2020 Annual Conference 

The ALA Annual Conference scheduled to take place in Chicago from June 25-30, 2020 has been canceled

Campus Technology Distance Learning Summit

In recent months, colleges and universities across the country have been in emergency response mode: closing campuses, moving courses online, slapping together the infrastructure to enable teaching, learning, and operations to continue virtually. Now that the initial fires have been put out, institutions are faced with strategic planning for a fall semester in uncharted territory.  Join Campus Technology on July 16, 2020, in their virtual event to discuss strategic planning for the fall semester. 

USDLA Virtual National Conference 

The United States Distance Learning Association (USDLA) 2020 National Conference is the premier event for professionals in the distance learning industry. Our 2020 event will be held Tuesday, July 21, 2020 – Friday, July 24, 2020, and promises to deliver an action-packed agenda that will bring together distance learning practitioners from across the country to our virtual stage.

Learn about the USDLA Virtual National Conference​

Cal State 2020 Tech Conference 

This Cal State Tech community ​is currently considering three scenarios ​​on how to proceed with this year's conference scheduled to take place July 28-30 in Sacramento, CA. They anticipate a decision will be made early May, if not sooner. ​

22nd Annual CSU Symposium on Teaching and Learning

The CSU Symposium originally scheduled for ​March 13-14, has been rescheduled for September 25-26, 2020

Learn about the 22nd Annual CSU Symposium

WICHE Cooperative for Educational Technologies (WCET) Annual Meeting 

The WCET Annual Meeting brings together thought leaders, practitioners, and pioneers who are helping steer higher education in exciting directions with the use of relevant and effective technologies, taking place on October 13-15, 2020 in Indianapolis, IN.

EDUCAUSE Annual Conference 

The EDUCAUSE Annual Conference connects professionals and technology providers from around the world to share ideas, grow professionally, and discover solutions to today's challenges. It will be held on October 26-29, 2020 in Boston, MA. 

Accessing Higher Ground 

This conference will focus on the implementation and benefits of accessible media, Universal Design, Assistive Technology, and much more, taking place November 16-20, 2020 in Denver, CO.

OLC Accelerate 2020  ​

The OLC Accelerate conference emphasizes the most innovative and impactful research and effective practices in the field of online, digital, and blended learning. This conference will take place November 17-20, 2020 in Lake Buena Vista, Florida. 

Learn about OLC Accelerate 2020 ​

​Directors of Educational Technology/ California Higher Education (DET/CHE) ​

Leaders in educational technology in California higher education will explore emerging trends, share successes & productive strategies, and much more at this annual meeting, taking place in December 2020.​​​​​