Join Us For Our Worldwide Annual Events.

OLC is the leading professional organization devoted to advancing quality online learning by providing professional development, instruction, best practice publications and guidance to educators, online learning professionals and organizations around the world.

Driving Innovation With Online Learning

OLC reserves a limited number of passes (onsite and virtual) for the press for each event. Press Passes are reserved for members of the working press who routinely write articles for publications covering higher education, and in particular, online higher education.


OLC Collaborate

Collaborate with Emerging Learning Design – Montclair, NJ – May 31, 2017

University of Nebraska Medical Center – Omaha, NE – June 6, 2017

University of Alaska – Anchorage, AK – August 21-22, 2017

University of Arizona – Tucson, AZ – September 29, 2017

Join your fellow online learning professionals, educators and administrators to hear from the experts and collaborate on solving the challenges we all face in online higher education today. You’ll get the chance to hear from regional experts regarding current and emerging trends in online learning, collaborate and network with your regional peers during group discussions on top-of-mind challenges that may impact the future of online learning – and your career. 

OLC Innovate

April 18 – 20, 2018 • Nashville, TN
OLC Innovate: Education Reimagined – designed to bring forward-thinking leaders together to create new innovations for higher education. Join us in Nashville as we will challenge our teaching and learning paradigms, reimagine the learning experience, and ideate on how disruptions in education today will shape the innovative classroom of tomorrow.

A Joint Conference Presented by OLC and MERLOT. 

OLC Accelerate

November 15-17, 2017 • Orlando, FL
OLC Accelerate is the new name of the Annual Online Learning Consortium International Conference, now in its 23rd year. We chose OLC Accelerate because this conference is devoted to driving quality online learning, advancing best practice guidance and accelerating innovation in learning for academic leaders, educators, administrators, online learning professionals and organizations around the world.