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Keynote Speaker: Rajiv Jhangiani

Rajiv Jhangiani is Associate Vice President, Teaching and Learning at Kwantlen Polytechnic University in British Columbia, and an internationally recognized thought leader in open education.

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A Unique Virtual Experience

From serious critical analysis to sharing our favorite photos via the #OLCPets hashtag, synchronous and asynchronous prompts will keep you engaged with your colleagues whether you’re joining us in real-timereal time or watching the videos at a later date.

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Targeted Summits

Immersive day-long convenings featuring critical topics and provocations from thought leaders in our field.

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Meaningful Collaboration

Expect opportunities to reflect and connect with colleagues around the globe. Plus, social and networking activities including happy hours, game socials, and more.

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“OLC Innovate provides the chance to network with educators who are not afraid to try out new ways to improve higher ed for students and who are generous with their ideas.”

Tracey Osborne, AVP of Academic Resources, Southern NH University

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This particular attendee had very specific feedback regarding the timing of networking breaks (submitted by @LaurenJLovvorn on Twitter)

“OLC Innovate was an amazing opportunity to connect with peers in the field, learn about new initiatives and technologies, and deepen my understanding and appreciation for what’s now, new, and next.”

Lindsay Armstrong Vance, Interim Director, Instructional Design and Learning Support, UCLA Extension

OLC Member Amy Pate holds up a coffee mug before an early morning session, submitted via Twitter @pate_al
OLC Member Amy Pate woke up bright and early to take in morning sessions with her trusty OLC coffee mug! (submitted via Twitter @pate_al)

“I definitely would recommend this conference to colleagues because they will get a sense that they are not alone in their fields, they will meet people who can share strategies and resources to help solve the daunting problems we are facing in online learning.”

Leah Wendt, Digital Learning Coordinator, South Central Kentucky Community and Technical College

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Dr. Cali Morrison displays her two-screen session chair skills, (submitted via Twitter @calimorrison)