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OLC is hitting the road to meet with online learning professionals, educators and administrators to address the opportunities and challenges we all face in online higher education today.

2020 Schedule

Oregon State University – Corvallis, OR – February 7, 2020

Past Events

Anderson University – Anderson, SC – October 10, 2019
University of Hawaii – Kahului, Maui, HI – September 19 & 20, 2019
Ashford University – San Diego – June 4, 2019
UMKC – Kansas City – September 25, 2018
Berkeley College – New York City, NY – August 7, 2018
Carlow University – Pittsburgh, PA – February 22, 2018
California State University – Los Angeles, CA – January 30, 2018
University of Arizona – Tucson, AZ – September 29, 2017
University of Alaska – Anchorage, AK – August 21-22, 2017
University of Nebraska Medical Center – June 6, 2017
Collaborate with Emerging Learning Design –  May 31, 2017
San Francisco – California State University – February, 2017
UMKC – Kansas City, MO – September 25, 2018
Las Vegas – Nevada State College – June, 2016
Orlando – University of Central Florida – March, 2016
Los Angeles – California State University – March, 2016
Chicago – Rush University – Nov. 2015
Kansas City – UMKC – Feb. 2015

Join us to discuss emerging trends and challenges in online learning.

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.  

Interested in future conference announcements?

Hand Holding iPhone Collaborate 2019

If you are an education technology or distance learning company, this intimate one-day session will give you the chance to collaborate with educators, administrators, and online learning professionals – your potential clients in discussion forums, at lunch and in our small exhibitor showcase.

To become a sponsor, contact Brenda Weiss-Pesta by phone: 617-716-1417 or email: brenda.pesta@onlinelearning-c.org

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Online Learning Consortium Announces 2019 Class of OLC Fellows

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The new class of OLC Fellows will be recognized for exceptional contributions to the field of digital and online learning during a ceremony at next month’s OLC Accelerate 2019 conference in Orlando. NEWBURYPORT, Mass. (Oct. 16, 2019) – The Online Learning Consortium (OLC) today announced the 2019 class of... Read More>


"The OLC Collaborate event was inspiring, engaging and well paced. The breakout session approach was terrific. By inviting participants to discuss a series of pointed questions, everyone had the opportunity to explore topics in depth, share personal experiences, provide practical suggestions to others and network in a more meaningful way." 

Valeria Pietz, eLearning & Multimedia Services Director, UA, Eller College of Management (OLC Collaborate – Arizona Attendee)