OLC Accelerate 2024 Conference

General Schedule

All Sessions are in US Eastern Time Zone (ET)

  • This schedule is subject to change
  • Sessions are 45 minutes long, unless otherwise noted.
  • All sessions are considered BYOD (Bring Your Own Device).
  • There are 15 minute breaks between concurrent sessions.
  • All sessions are held at the Walt Disney World Dolphin Resort (Orlando, FL)
  • Leadership Network Symposium, K12 Symposium, and OLC Master Classes are Monday, November 18 pre-conference ticketed events with additional registration fees.
  • Research, Instructional Design, and HBCU Summits are included as part of the regular conference program at no additional fee.
8:30am - 4:00pm Leadership Network Symposium (ticketed event) Southern Hemisphere II, III, IV, V
8:30am - 4:00pm K12 Symposium (ticketed event) Northern Hemisphere C, D, E1-E2, E3-E4
9:00am – 12:00pm Master Classes (ticketed event) Asia 3, 4
1:00pm – 4:00pm Master Classes (ticketed event) Asia 3, 4
3:00pm – 6:00pm Early Registration & Field Guide Consulting Convention Foyer
3:00pm – 6:00pm Exhibit Hall Preview Reception Atlantic Exhibit Hall
5:00pm – 5:45pm Field Guide Tours of the WDW Dolphin Convention Center Departures from Convention Foyer - Field Guide Station
5:00pm – 6:00pm Leadership Network Symposium and Conference Volunteer Reception (invitation only) Atlantic Exhibit Hall - Engagement Hub
6:00pm - evening Dinner on your own. We recommend making dinner reservations in advance. In addition to the hotel, dining is also available via an easy walk or boat ride to the Disney Boardwalk or by Disney bus to Disney Springs
6:30am - 7:30am Yoga Asia 2
7:30am – 5:00pm Registration Desk Open; Field Guide Consulting Station Open until 12:00pm Atlantic Exhibit Hall
7:30am – 9:00am Attendee Breakfast Atlantic Exhibit Hall
7:30am - 12:00pm Exhibits Open
7:45am – 8:15am Meditation & Mindfulness Asia 2
8:00am - 9:30am Workshops & Lightning Sessions - Round 1 Breakouts
8:30am – 9:30am First Time Attendee Welcome & Orientation Southern III
9:00am - 12:00pm Engagement Hub and Technology Test Kitchen Open Atlantic Exhibit Hall
9:30am - 10:15am Field Guide Tours of the WDW Dolphin Convention Center Departures from Convention Foyer - Field Guide Station
9:30am - 10:30am Networking Coffee Break & Engagement Hub Activities Atlantic Exhibit Hall
10:30am - 12:00pm Workshops & Lightning Sessions - Round 2 Breakouts
12:00pm – 1:15pm Lunch on your own (Exhibit hall closed until 1:15pm)
Start of Regular Conference Sessions
1:15pm – 2:00pm Concurrent Session 1; Discovery Sessions begin Breakout Rooms
1:15pm - 3:00pm HBCU Summit Northern Hemisphere E3/E4
1:15pm - 3:45pm Technology Test Kitchen Open Atlantic Exhibit Hall
1:15pm – 6:00pm Exhibits and Engagement Hub Open Atlantic Exhibit Hall
2:15pm – 3:00pm Concurrent Session 2 Breakout Rooms
3:00pm – 3:45pm Networking Coffee Break & Engagement Hub Activities Atlantic Exhibit Hall
3:45pm – 4:45pm Welcome, Student Lightning Talk, and Keynote Address Pacific Ballroom
4:45pm – 6:00pm Welcome Reception Atlantic Exhibit Hall
6:00pm - evening Dinner on your own. We recommend making dinner reservations in advance. In addition to the hotel, dining is also available via an easy walk or boat ride to the Disney Boardwalk or by Disney bus to Disney Springs
6:30am - 7:30am Yoga Asia 2
7:30am – 3:30pm Registration Desk Open Convention Foyer
7:45am – 8:15am Meditation & Mindfulness Asia 2
7:45am - 9:15am Accelerate 30th Anniversary Breakfast Celebration, Awards Recognition, and Keynote Pacific Ballroom
9:00am - 1:45pm Technology Test Kitchen Open Atlantic Exhibit Hall
9:00am – 1:45pm Engagement Hub Open Atlantic Exhibit Hall
9:00am -3:30pm Exhibits Open Atlantic Exhibit Hall
9:30am - 10:15am Concurrent Session 3 Breakout Rooms
10:15am – 11:00am Networking Coffee Break & Engagement Hub Activities Atlantic Exhibit Hall
11:00am – 11:45am Concurrent Session 4 Breakout Rooms
11:45am – 1:00pm Exhibit Hall Finale Networking Lunch Atlantic Exhibit Hall
1:00pm - 1:45pm Concurrent Session 5 Breakout Rooms
1:00pm - 3:45pm Research Summit Southern Hemisphere II
2:00pm – 2:45pm Concurrent Session 6 Breakout Rooms
3:00pm – 3:45pm Concurrent Session 7; Discovery Sessions end Breakout Rooms
3:30pm Exhibit Hall closes
4:00pm – evening Dinner on your own. We recommend making dinner reservations in advance. In addition to the hotel, dining is also available via an easy walk or boat ride to the Disney Boardwalk or by Disney bus to Disney Springs
7:30am – 1:00pm Registration Desk Open Convention Foyer
8:00am – 9:30am Attendee Breakfast Pacific Ballroom
8:30am – 9:30am Plenary Panel Pacific Ballroom
9:45am – 10:30am Concurrent Session 8 Breakout Rooms
9:45am - 12:30pm Instructional Design Summit Southern Hemisphere II
10:45am –11:30am Concurrent Session 9 Breakout Rooms
11:45am –12:30pm Concurrent Session 10 Breakout Rooms
12:30pm – 1:15pm Accelerate 2024 Closing Celebration Southern Hemisphere Foyer
Conference Ends