Follow Me: Buddy Up Your Conference Sessions

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Have you ever had that magical moment where you just “clicked” with a fellow conference attendee and ended up attending some conference sessions together just to keep the conversation going? This session is all about how we can make that happen in the virtual world! Join us for strategies, inspiration, and of course, the casual socialization you’ve come to expect (and love) from the Speed Networking Lounge.

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Clea Mahoney is an experienced higher education administrator and educational technologist. Her 'day job' includes offering virtual and in-person consultations on teaching with technology to faculty and staff. She leads the design and facilitation of webinar and in-person workshops on centrally-supported instructional technologies at NYU, and collects an embarrassing amount of cat-themed cubicle decorations. Clea has an MS in Library & Information Science from Drexel University, and is currently pursuing an MA in Digital Media Design for Learning (instructional design).
Lara Tompkins is a visually impaired instructional technologist and accessibility nerd. She conducts accessibility and usability testing for the LMS, integrations, and other instructional technologies and consults with faculty on a variety of design projects involving current and emerging technologies.

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