Join instructors, designers, and leaders in the field to get a pulse on and contribute to the research on blended learning. You are invited to participate in a unique and prestigious international event focused on blended learning around the world. This program offers a truly blended engaging and collaborative experience for learning, discussion, work, and networking. The program will consist of synchronous and asynchronous activities, available with onsite and virtual participation options. One outcome of participating in this symposium will be co-authorship on a report on blended learning research and publication opportunities.

Themes in the symposium will include:

  • Leadership and Administration of Programs
  • Blended Learning Research
  • Evidence-Informed Blended Course Design
  • Quality and Continuous Improvement
  • Equity and Access to Education

More information to come as planning kicks into gear!


Exterior of the Gaylord Texan Resort & Convention Center in Dallas, Texas

About the Venue

The program will be held at the Gaylord Texan Resort & Convention Center

Room Reservation Information: $285 + state and local taxes (resort fee included)
Room Reservation Cut-off date: May 30, 2023, 5pm CT

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OLC Member Early Bird Price (though 4/24/23) OLC Member Regular Price (after4/23/23) Non-Member Early Bird Price (though 4/24/23) Non-Member Regular Price (after4/23/23)
Symposium Registration – Academic Affiliate Rate $625 $650 $670 $695
Symposium Registration – Corporate Rate $995 $995 $995 $995
Press Pass* $0 $0 $0 $0
Guest Reception Ticket (optional item for non-registered guests to attend the reception – email to purchase a guest reception ticket.) $75 $75 $75 $75

Registration includes: 

  • Onsite Access to OLC Blended Learning Symposium 2023 program and events in Dallas, TX 
  • Virtual Access to live-streamed sessions and on-demand recordings for one (1) year post-conference

OLC Membership required for member rate (must use .edu address or email proof) to register. OLC Member Discounts will be automatically applied during checkout. You must be logged into your OLC user account for your discount to apply.  If you think you have an OLC membership but don’t see the discount when checking out, please contact us at for assistance.

Please contact us at if you need to make adjustments or additions to an existing registration. 

As a small non-profit organization, we strive to create registration policies that offer flexibility to accommodate the unforeseen circumstances that participants may face, while also sustaining our support and services across our community. As such, we have established the following policies for OLC Blended Learning Symposium 2023.

Payment Policy
  • Access to the event (virtual and/or onsite) will not be provided until full payment is received.
  • Event registration may be paid with a credit card, check, or wire transfer.
  • Purchase orders are accepted at registration, but must be paid in full before access is granted.
  • Event registration may be paid with a valid OLC credit memo.
  • Unexpired credit memos may be used for event registration.
  • No refunds will be made on credit memos.
  • Credit memos are transferable within an institution.
Substitution Policy

Substitution to a different attendee is allowed one time and must be made by Monday, June 5, 2023 (two weeks before the event).
No substitutions will be allowed after this date.

  • Substitutions must be made in the same registration format (All Access Pass or Full Virtual Pass).
  • No substitution fee is assessed.
  • The request for substitution, along with the name and email address of the previous registrant plus the substitute must be emailed to
Cancellation Policy
  • On or before May 22, 2023 at 11:59pm ET [30 days before the event]: Individual registration is
    cancelable with a refund or credit memo.

    • Cancellation request must be submitted in writing to
    • A 15% cancellation fee will be assessed for registration refunds regardless of the reason for the cancellation.
    • Credit memos may be requested instead of a refund. Credit memos will not have a cancellation fee assessed. See credit memos policy below.
  • After May 22, 2023, 11:59pm ET: No cancellations are allowed. No refunds or credit memos will be issued for cancellation or non-attendance, regardless of the reason for the cancellation or non-attendance. However, substitutions for attendance per our substitution policy are still permitted within the 30-day window upon notification to OLC.
  • OLC strives to deliver our events as scheduled. However, we reserve the right to reschedule, restructure or cancel a program due to unforeseen extenuating circumstances or low registration. The Online Learning Consortium is not responsible for any change/cancellation charges assessed by airlines, travel agents, hotels or other similar vendors.
Credit Memos
  • Credit memos are transferable within your organization.
  • Credit memos issued for 2022 event registrations, which were originally for events paid for via cash or credit card payment, are good for any OLC product (excluding professional membership and IELOL fees) through December 31, 2023.

If you do not attend the program and do not submit a written request for refund, credit memo, or substitution request before May 22, 2023, the Online Learning Consortium will retain all fees. The Online Learning Consortium is not responsible for any change/cancellation charges assessed by airlines, travel agents, hotels or other similar vendors.

Additional Information

Data/Privacy Notice

Below are some specific ways in which your data is shared to enhance your experience during the conference:

1) Participant List – for those who have not opted out, your name, title, and organization will be included on the virtual platform for networking purposes.
2) Exhibit Booths – by interacting with an exhibit booth on the virtual platform, your name, organization, title, country, and email address will be shared with the exhibiting company.

Press Passess

*Press Passes are available for a very limited number of press by invitation only. For more information or questions contact us at

Non-Exhibitor Solicitation Restrictions

In order to protect our valued exhibitors and sponsors and the significant investment they have made to participate as a partner at the event, our rules strictly prohibit solicitation by attendees who do NOT have exhibit booths. Any non-exhibitors who are observed soliciting business at the event, a practice known as “suitcasing” or “outboarding”, will be asked to leave immediately. Individuals and companies found to be suitcasing or outboarding may also be excluded from future OLC conferences and events.

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