Industry Conferences

There are plenty of eLearning and training conferences taking place around the world through the year. Did we miss one? Let us know and we’ll update our list.

Conference Logo Dates Location Description Website


June 26-29, 2016
June 26-29, 2017
Denver, CO
San Antonio, TX

500 companies join together for the International Society for Technology in Education Conference & Expo for the pursuit of finding the best learning path for their associations. New technologies are unveiled and groundbreaking ideas are shared in an engaging and interactive environment. There are 1,000 sessions available in a variety of formats that are tailed to be best suited for your occupation. The major categories are Digital Age Teaching and Learning, Leadership, Professional Learning, and Technology Infrastructure.

eACH Conference

July 7-8, 2016* Toronto, Canada

The eLearning Alliance of Canadian Hospitals was formed to share knowledge and experience in education technology in areas such as eLearning design and LMS implementation. Since starting in 2008 the conference has continued to grow and now includes full day workshops with their ultimate goal to reach out to Canadian healthcare eLearning designers and administrators for collaboration and further learning.

EduTeach 2016

July 16-17, 2016 Toronto, Canada

EduTeach - International Conference on Advances in Education, Teaching and Technology is your place for building relationships with others who excel in Education & Teaching. Learn about best practices, and establish network with future collaborators in your domain.

Serious Play

July 26-28, 2016 Chapel Hill, NC

The Serious Play Conference, now in it's 6th year, is a leadership conference for professionals who embrace the idea that games can revolutionize learning. Speakers share their experience creating or using games in the corporation, classroom, healthcare institution, government and military and offer tips on how to move game-based education programs ahead.

Campus Technology

August 1-4, 2016 Boston, MA

The Campus Technology Conference brings together thought leaders from the fields of higher education and technology to explore innovative solutions and to develop effective strategies for campus administration, infrastructure, teaching and learning, and more. Each annual conference emphasizes strategic initiatives, technological innovations, emerging trends, hands-on workshop experiences, and opportunities for collaboration and partnership with industry leaders as well as within and among institutions.


August 1-4, 2016 Denver, CO

eduWeb has established itself as the only conference focusing on your institution’s integrated digital marketing presence.Since its beginning nine years ago, eduWeb has consistently seen an increase in the attendance of those working in the areas of: Enrollment Management, Advancement, Marketing Communications, and Web/IT.

Distance Teaching & Learning Conference

August 9-11, 2016 Madison, WI

The Distance Teaching & Learning Conference emphasizes evidence-based practice, educational innovation, practical application, and peer to peer networking and collaboration. The goal is to provide a transformative professional development experience at an affordable price. With more than 130 sessions you will be able to share your own experiences as well as find out what others are doing in the industry.

Leading a Digital School

August 25-27, 2016 Melbourne, Australia

Over the 3 days, reflect with your colleagues on how digital technology can be leveraged to advance 3 critical issues in contemporary schooling. The Leading a Digital School Conference will get you excited and inspired as you explore how digital technology provides us with a golden opportunity to rethink schooling; shift to deeper learning; and develop students who create.

eLEOT 2016

August 31–September 2, 2016 Dublin, Republic of Ireland

The 3rd EAI International Conference on e-Learning e-Education and Online Training conference aims at exploring e-learning solutions that spark the attention as well as imagination of students through interactivity, immersion, variety of content, or cutting-edge technologies.


September 6-8, 2016 Warwick, UK

The Annual ALT Conference: Connect, Collaberate, Create provides an international platform for Learning Technology research, practice and policy work from across sectors. One of the main themes of the conference is creating new learning, teaching and assessment opportunities: play, experiment, discover, embed to enhance learner experiences.

ICEEE 2016

September 6-8, 2016 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

The Fifth International Conference on E-Learning and E-Technologies in Education (ICEEE2016) as part of The Fifth World Congress on Computing, Engineering and Technology (WCET). The event will be held over three days, with presentations delivered by researchers from the international community, including presentations from keynote speakers and state-of-the-art lectures. Research topics include but are not limited to: E-Learning Platforms and Portals, Pedagogy Enhancement with E-Learning, and Virtual Labs and Virtual Classrooms.


September 8-9, 2016 Bishopsgate, London

LEARNING LIVE is a must for all corporate and commercial trainers, training managers, L&D managers and HR managers. With over 20 focus sessions and seminars, split across five streams, the event provides an unrivalled amount of content for delegates.


September 12-16, 2016 Nairobi, Kenya

The 4th Annual E-learning Innovations Conference & Expo (ELICE) provides a rich and vibrant 5-day event filled with networking opportunities, fresh insights on latest trends, practical tools and collaboration space to share best practices in mobile-, online-, and blended learning.

EC-TEL 2016

September 13-16, 2016 Lyon, France

The European Conference on Technology Enhanced Learning (EC-TEL) engages researchers, practitioners, educational developers, entrepreneurs and policy makers to address current challenges and advances in the field. The conference will explore how research in collaborative and personalized learning can be combined with new developments in analytics, interaction design, mobile and ubiquitous technologies, and visualization techniques, to enhance learning for everyone.

DeL 2016

September 21-22, 2016 New York City, New York

Designs on eLearning (DeL) is an international conference exploring the use of technology in art and design Higher Education. DeL brings together a diverse community of practitioners, recognising that the digital is woven through many aspects of education in the creative disciplines. The conference welcomes art and design educators, technical and support staff, researchers, artists and designers, cultural theorists and other practitioners whose work intersects with technology in higher education in the creative disciplines.

ICL Conference

September 21-23, 2016 Belfast, UK

The annual Interactive Collaborative Learning (ICL) conferences - founded in 1998 - aims to focus on the exchange of relevant trends and research results as well as the presentation of practical experiences gained while developing and testing elements of interactive computer aided learning. General conference topics include but are not limited to: Platforms and authoring tools, Educational virtual environments, Semantic metadata for e-learning, and more.

eLearning 2016 Conference

September 22-23, 2016 Belgrade, Serbia

The scope of the Seventh International Conference on eLearning includes the following topics: Technical Concepts, Instructional Design, and the Pedagogical and Psychological Aspects of eLearning. Some of the subtopics include: Learning Management Systems (LMS), Personalized eLearning, and Gamification of learning.

EeL 2016

September 26-27, 2016 Singapore City, Singapore

The integration of technology has become an advantage for students with specific needs. E-learning brings forth a flexible and accessible mode of education. Further the use of technology also bridges the gap of learning across borders. Given these advantages, The Education & e-Learning Conference deliberates upon the development of technology use in education.

Fall 2016 CLO Symposium+PLUS

September 26-27, 2016 Scottsdale, AZ

The new and reinvented Chief Learning Officer Symposium creates strategic methods in advancing learning and development with an emphasis on talent management. Areas concentrated on are succession planning, performance management, workplace culture and more.

ATD Core 4

September 29-30, 2016 New Orleans, LA

ATD’s Core 4 is a brand new, two-day event that will focus on the foundational elements that every learning and talent development professional should comprehend. These four key topics include: Instructional Design, Training Delivery, Measurement & Evaluation, and Learning Technologies.

The Teaching Professor Technology Conference

September 30-October 2, 2016 Atlanta, GA

The Teaching Professor Technology Conference will examine the technologies that are changing the way teachers teach and students learn while giving special emphasis to the pedagogically effective ways you can harness these new technologies in your courses and on your campus. The three-day conference will bring together faculty, instructional designers, faculty developers, educational technology leaders, and other higher education professionals interested in learning more about how technology is altering the learning environment.


October 3-5, 2016 San Diego, CA

#TLDC16 is for Corporate L&D Instructional Designers, Technologists, and Leaders who are passionate about our industry and want to surround themselves with others who feel the same way. This conference will provide you with an action plan/2017 strategy to help you make change happen when you’re back to work.

HR Technology Conference

October 4-7, 2016 Chicago, IL

The Human Resource Executive Technology Conference & Exposition focuses on the business process and organizational success enabled through the use of technology. All sessions on the latest trends and more traditional technologies are delievered by senior executives from many leading organizations. HR Technology is also the world's largest expo of HR technology products and services.

Learn from the BEST 2016

October 5th, 2016 Washington, DC

Learn from the BEST is a unique conference, where practitioners are the presenters. The entire event is focused on sharing BEST practices and using talent development to create and drive business value.


October 5-7, 2016 Rotorua, New Zealand

uLearn Educators' Conference provides an opportunity for teachers and educational leaders to participate in high-quality and appropriate developmental professional learning experiences. The conference is part of a learning continuum and ongoing cycle of development to help build a national professional learning community among the education sector.

2016 IC3e Conference

October 10-12, 2016 Langkawi, Malaysia

The IEEE Conference on e-Learning, e-Management and e-Services (IC3e 2016) provides an excellent opportunity to share and exchange technologies and applications in the area of e-Learning, e-Management and e-Services for professionals, engineers, academics and industrial people worldwide. IC3e 2016 is sponsored by IEEE Computer Society Malaysia.

AECT International Convention

October 17-21, 2016 Las Vegas, NV

The Association for Educational Communications & Technology International Convention brings together participants from around the world offering practical applications, cutting-edge research, hands-on workshops, and demonstrations of the newest technologies and teaching/learning techniques in the field. The goal of the convention is for all participants to learn from the experiences and activities of the convention, enriching their lives and their professional skills. Creativity in teaching, research, and in design as it is applied to the field of educational technology is of particular interest at the 2016 conference.

World of Learning

October 19-20, 2016 Birmingham, UK

The World of Learning Conference & Exhibition is the UK's most comprehensive event for all aspects of Learning and Development. Showcasing a wide-range of solutions in everything from e-learning and mobile learning to experiential and classroom learning, the event is a 'one-stop-shop' for L&D professionals looking for a complete blend of learning solutions and inspiration.


October 20-21, 2016 Eugene, OR

Northwest eLearning Community Conference is where teaching, learning and technology converge. The conference is a unique, cost-effective opportunity for faculty, administrators, instructional designers, graduate students and technologists to come together to discuss best practices, collaborations, and ideas in integrating technology into learning.

Learning 2016

October 23-26, 2016 Orlando, FL

Elliot Masie's Learning 2016 focuses on how workplace and workforce learning is changing, evolving, and being shifted. The conference has had impressive previous keynote speakers such as Bill Clinton, Steve Wozniak, and Robin Roberts to name a few. The major topics discussed include learning systems, compliance & learning, and virtual reality & learning. Each attendee at the event is also provided with a ticket to Epcot theme park at Walt Disney World to experience the pavilions, exhibits, Food & Wine Festival, and celebration fireworks.


October 24-25, 2016 Sydney, Australia

Learning@Work is aimed towards increasing productivity and efficiency through new ideas and technologies that improve workplace learning. There are panel discussions and peer-to-peer roundtables with Q&A's that ensure your questions will be answered in an engaging atmosphere. The expo also includes more than 65 exhibitors and over 800 attendees.

EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative Annual Meeting

October 25-28, 2016
October 31 – November 3, 2017
October 30 – November 2, 2018
Anaheim, California and Online
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and Online
Denver, Colorado and Online

Connected learning is an evolutionary phase in higher education. Today’s highly networked ecosystem of technologies and personal relationships enables all participants to access and construct the pathways needed to accomplish learning goals. This requires both knowledge acquisition and an understanding of how to use connections to find answers seek out mentors and experts investigate processes experiment with possibilities and create solutions. Join us for an exploration of approaches an exchange of insights and a generation of ideas that enable us as a teaching and learning community to see opportunities in this new context.

iNACOL Blended and Online Learning Symposium

October 25-28, 2016 San Antonio, TX

The iNACOL Symposium is the industry’s leading event for K-12 competency-based, blended and online learning. The symposium includes more than 200 sessions, each with a specific track to guide attendees toward sessions that fit their unique professional learning needs. Attendees will find unprecedented networking opportunities and gain access to expertise, analysis, and trends in competency-based, blended and online education.


October 26-29, 2016 Bloomington, IN

The North American Simulation and Gaming Association (NASAGA) is THE home for instructional designers, game developers, performance improvement specialists, consultants, trainers, teachers, and educators who use active learning methods to increase engagement, enhance retention, and improve performance.

ECEL Future - European Conference on e-Learning

October 27-28, 2016
October TBA, 2017
October TBA, 2018
Prague, Czech Republic
Klagenfurt, Austria
Athens, Greece

ECEL is generally attended by participants from more than 40 countries and attracts an interesting combination of academic scholars, practitioners and individuals who are engaged in various aspects of e-Learning.

CUE Fall 2016 Conference

October 28-29, 2016 American Canyon, CA

A nonprofit educational corporation founded in 1978, CUE's goal is to inspire innovative learners in all disciplines from preschool through college. With an active current membership of thousands of educational professionals, CUE supports many regional affiliates and Learning Networks. CUE conferences are California’s premier educational technology events.

8th Annual Conference on Quality Assurance in Online Learning

October 30-November 2, 2016 Portland, OR

The 8th Annual QM Conference will include many opportunities to learn, connect, and share. Join the QM community as we gather to collaborate in shaping education’s future.

The Institute for Performance and Learning’s 2016 Conference and Trade Show

November 2-4, 2016 Toronto, Canada

Join fellow learning and development professionals at The Institute for Performance and Learning’s 2015 Conference and Trade Show for three days of unequaled discussion, learning, and discovery. The Institute for Performance and Learning is Canada’s only not-for-profit, membership-based organization representing workplace performance and learning professionals. At the Conference & Trade Show you’ll Design the Way Forward with over 1,600 workplace learning professionals from across Canada as you exchange ideas and share solutions. The largest Canadian gathering of its kind, the Institute’s Conference offers a compelling program of research, case studies, and thought-provoking keynotes sessions presented by industry experts.

EdTechX Asia

November 8-9, 2016 Singapore City, Singapore

EdTechXAsia is a thought leadership platform created to drive conversations and solutions that are transforming the education and lifelong learning needs of Asia in the 21st century. The event will bring together perspectives from leading EdTech start-ups, investors, corporates, top-level educators, key government agencies, technology solution providers and media professionals to provide an engaging experience for knowledge sharing, networking, learning and collaboration.

E-Learn - World Conference on E-Learning

November 14-16, 2016 Washington, DC

E-Learn organized by AACE provides a unique forum for Government, Healthcare, Education, and Business professionals to discuss the latest research, development, applications, issues, and strategies, to explore new technologies, and to identify solutions for today’s challenges related to online learning. The experiences of the world's leading researchers, developers, and practitioners from the professional fields blend together to learn from and inform one another.


November 16-18, 2016 Las Vegas, NV

The DevLearn Conference & Expo gathers together industry professionals in learning technologies for the purpose of developing and sharing new strategies that drive innovation both in talent and education management. With five educational stages through out the conference attendees can experience a variety of presentations, discussions, and demonstrations on the best practices, hottest topics, and most innovative new ideas in learning. Also through the use of hands-on sessions attendees are able to have the opportunity to take a look at emerging new technologies in the industry.

OLC Accelerate

November 16-18, 2016 Orlando, FL

OLC Accelerate is devoted to driving quality online learning, advancing best practice guidance and accelerating innovation in learning for academic leaders, educators, administrators, online learning professionals and organizations around the world. This international conference promises outstanding keynote speakers, expanded programs, and engaging workshops. Also the ever popular Technology Test Kitchen and Discovery sessions will once again deliver the opportunity to interact with experts in new and emerging eLearning technologies and topics.

LERN Annual Conference

November 17-19, 2016 Baltimore, MD

The Learning Resources Network (LERN) is the world’s largest association in continuing education and lifelong learning, offering information and consulting expertise to providers of continuing education and customized training.The LERN Annual Conference – covers topics such as Best Programming, Digital Marketing, New eTool Trends, and more.

ETC 2016

November 24-25, 2016 Amsterdam, Netherlands

The European Training Conference (ETC) explores the latest and greatest insights, tools and techniques in coaching and training. Their goal is to provide the audience with inspiration and hands-on advice to hone their training and coaching skills and enhance their personal development. Conferences topics include: Technology, Skills & Trade, and Education.


November 30 – December 2, 2016 Berlin, Germany

OEB, formerly known as ONLINE EDUCA BERLIN, is the global, cross-sector conference on technology supported learning and training.Every year, OEB pushes boundaries, challenges preconceptions and catalyses new ideas – through innovations in the exhibition, interventions from participants and new forms of dialogue. At OEB, always expect the unexpecte

The ELN Conference

November TBA, 2016 London, UK

This eLearning Network one-day conference will be showcasing lots of new tools and techniques, showing how effective digital learning gets built and also looking at new approaches and strategies in the world of technology supported learning.

Learning Forward

December 2-7, 2016 Vancouver, Canada

Learning Forwards Annual Conference joins thousands of other practitioners, presenters, and thought leaders that attend each year as they share how to solve professional development challenges at all levels; new research; social-emotional learning and culturally responsive pedagogy; how to develop leadership capacity and improve instruction; and the latest topics and data on professional learning’s best practices and technology.

ASAE Technology Conference & Expo

December 13-14, 2016 National Harbor, MD

ASAE's 2016 Technology Conference & Expo provides your collegues the steps necessary towards choosing the best strategic and technical direction for your organization. The purpose of the conference is to give any staff in technology the insights and solutions to technological issues facing associations and nonprofits.

PADLA 14th Annual Conference & Expo

December 20th, 2016 Philadelphia, PA

PADLA is the regional chapter (Pennsylvania, Delaware, New Jersey) of an established national organization, dedicated to the free exchange of ideas and information with other Distance/e-Learning professionals concerning the myriad of issues and technological changes in the fields of Distance/e-Learning/m-Learning and Learning Technologies. Past year's events were completely sold out with over 30 exhibitors, ​25 session presenters, and 350 attendees.

ICE Maui

January 1-5, 2017 Maui, Hawaii

The ICE Maui conference provides a forum for faculty and administrators to share proven and innovative methods in teaching at all levels of education. In addition to the Education Conference, they are also hosting an Academic Conference on Business and a Science Education Conference that will be held on the same days, at the same venue.

IC4E 2017

January 5-7, 2017 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

The 8th annual International Conference on e-Education, e-Business, e-Management, and e-Learning aims to bring together researchers, scientists, engineers, and scholar students to exchange and share their experience, new ideas, and research results about all aspects in those fields.

ATD TechKnowledge 2017

January 11-13, 2017 Las Vegas, NV

TechKnowledge brings together 1,500 learning professionals from 21 countries looking for the latest technolgical innovations in digital solutions and transformation. The conference provides preconference workshops & certificate programs, general sessions, and hands-on learning. The eight tracks of TechKnowledge include e-learning design/development, emerging technologies, management and implementation, mobile, platforms and tools, serious games and simulations, social, and virtual classroom. This is a highly beneficial conference for those who focus daily on the design and delivery, management and strategy of technology and learning.


January 23-24, 2017
January 26 - 27, 2017
March 26-27, 2017
April 24-25, 2017
Paris, France
Sydney, Australia
Madrid, Spain
Boston, MA

The ICEEEL 19th International Conference on e-Education and e-Learning is hosted by the World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology. The conference brings together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results on all aspects of e-Education and e-Learning. The conference acts as a platform for researchers, practitioners and educators to present and discuss the most recent innovations, trends, and concerns as well as practical challenges encountered and solutions adopted in e-Education and e-Learning.


January 24-27, 2017 Orlando, FL

The 37th Future of Education Technology Conference provides educators and administrators the opportunity to explore the integration of technology across the curriculum — from kindergarten to college — through hands-on exposure to the latest hardware, software and successful strategies.

HCM Excellence Conference

January 24-27, 2017 Palm Beach Gardens, FL

The Human Capital Management Conference produced by the Brandon Hall Group is attended by world-class organizations in 12 countries and more than 30 industries. The functions and leading practices of HCM (learning, talent management, leadership development, talent acquisition and workforce management/HR) are provided in the form of case studies, a special report, and innovations shared by presenters and peers. The three tracks of the conference are Learning & Development, Talent Management/HR, and Technology.

iLearning Forum

January 24-25, 2017 Paris, France

iLearning Forum 2017 will welcome around 100 exhibitors, international conferences and products workshops that will allow the 5000 expected visitors from more than 40 countries to meet and discover the latest international innovation in e-learning (learning management platforms, learning portals, simulations, interactive video, serious games, skills and management applications...).


January 24-26, 2017 Karlsruhe, Germany

LEARNTEC International Trade Fair and Convention continues to grow every year with the three-day 2016 conference having 7,250 international specialist visitors and convention participants. With over 240 exhibitors it has become one of the most important international platforms for digital learning where there are presentations in both German and English as well as hands-on sessions with the latest software in digital learning. Topics covered at LEARNTEC include educational digital learning, gamification, human resources, and learning software.

Bett Show 2017

January 25-28, 2017 London, UK

Bett 2017 is your annual opportunity to experiment with the latest technology, hear from inspirational figures and experts in the industry and meet your peers from all around the world.The conference is attended by 34,530 educators and decision makers from 138 countries.

Training 2017 Conference & Expo

January 30 - February 1, 2017 San Diego, CA

Training Conference and Expo produced by Training Magazine joins together the learning and performance community to resolve business problems through training. You will walk away with a new skills in effective learning, design, development, and evaluation. There are also pre-conference certificate programs available such as Instructional Design Fundamentals, Designing and Developing Micro-eLearning, Designing and Delivering the Modern Virtual Classroom, and more.

Learning Technologies

February 1–2, 2017 Olympia, London

Learning Technologies, co-located with Learning & Skills, is Europe’s leading showcase of organisational learning and the technology used to support learning at work. And it continues to grow in importance, value and attendance year on year. With more than 7,500 visitors, 150 free L&D seminars, 250 exhibitors, two exhibition halls packed with the latest learning technologies, innovation and best practice and Europe’s leading L&D conference, it provided a unique and exciting environment for all those involved in workplace learning. In 2016 there will be even more to see and do and the combination Learning Technologies and Learning & Skills has created the biggest show in the entire learning sector. It’s also the best attended and fastest growing.

Expanding Horizons in Open & Distance Learning

February 5-7, 2017 Melbourne, Australia

ODLAA presents their 2017 Conference Expanding Horizons in Open & Distance Learning which has three sub-themes of: Openness, Community, and Innovation. These will allow participants and presenters to explore the possibilities for innovation, openness and community in the ever-changing and expanding world of Open and Distance Learning.


February 12-15, 2017 February 12-15, 2017 | Hershey, PA

The Pennsylvania Educational Technology Expo and Conference (PETE&C) is a statewide event that provides quality programs focused on technology in the educational field. Throughout the three days, you can attend concurrent sessions and student showcases as hundreds of exhibitors showcase their latest technology products and services.

The Beauty of eLearning

February 19-22, 2017 St. Petersburg, FL

The Beauty of eLearning Conference will offer you and your staff pre-conference workshops, keynote speakers, vendors exhibiting the latest eLearning technologies and services, and nearly 60 one-hour concurrent sessions. Be a part of one of the friendliest and most comprehensive annual distance learning conferences for eLearning practitioners.

2017 TIES Conference

February 22-24, 2017 Valdosta, GA

Valdosta State University is excited to host the third annual TIES Conference on their historic and picturesque main campus. The TIES Conference invites faculty, students, administrators, community members, and student support staff to engage in discussions about instructional strategies, innovations, and educational strategies that support student success.


February 22, 2017. Portland, OR

A one-day professional development conference focused on technology integration strategies for education administrators.


February 23-24, 2017 Portland, OR

IntegratED is a hands-on, two-day conference focused on technology integration strategies for educators.


February 26-28, 2017 Wisconsin Dells, WI

BrainStorm is the exchange of ideas among fellow education technologists and Ed Tech vendors. With over 120 technology-focused sessions, you’ll hear from your colleagues and vendors in the K20 community. Learn new skills, and check out cutting edge products that will make your job easier.

GOAL Learning Summit

February TBA, 2017 TBA

Presented by the Global Online Association for Learning, Learning Summit 2017 is on global trends and innovations on learning. The ability to adapt to quickly changing economic, socio-cultural and technological landscapes is a key competitive advantage for both individuals and organizations. Learning Summit tackles head-on the challenge of exploring new ways to learn in the digital age.

University of Delaware Educational Technology Conference

March 4th, 2017 Newark, DE

This full-day conference on Saturday, March 4th, will introduce teachers with little technology experience to the realm of possibilities and provide the more technology-savvy users opportunities to explore newer, cutting edge technologies. The annual conference is hosted by UD’s Office of Educational Technology, The College School and the Education Resource Center in the College of Education and Human Development.


March 5-9, 2017 Austin, TX

The Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education is a society of AACE. SITE represents individual teacher educators and affiliated organizations of teacher educators in all disciplines, who are interested in the creation and dissemination of knowledge about the use of information technology in teacher education and faculty/staff development. The international forum offers numerous opportunities to share your ideas, explore the research, development, and applications, and to network with the leaders in this important field of teacher education and technology.


March 7-10, 2017 Cambridge, UK

International Conference on Educational and Information Technology 2017 will provide an excellent forum for sharing knowledge and results in theory, methodology and applications of Educational and Information Technology. The aim of the conference is to provide a platform to the researchers and practitioners from both academia as well as industry to meet and share cutting-edge development in the field.

21st Century Learning

March 10-11, 2017 Wan Chai, Hong Kong

The 9th Annual 21st Century Learning is the annual event where teachers, administrators, thought leaders and technology and learning experts come together in Hong Kong to learn about the future of education. 21CLK draws world-renowned keynote speakers, leading educators from around the Asia-Pacific region, and K-12 educators and administrators from schools from over 20 countries around the world.


March 13–14, 2017
April 10–11, 2017
Portland, OR
Chicago, IL

EDUCAUSE Connect creates highly interactive, action-driven professional development experience focused on finding workable solutions, connecting people’s experiences, building professional networks, and growing individual and collective understanding of higher education IT issues. Connects are events for anyone who wants to move ideas, understanding, and the profession forward.

CUE National Conference 2017

March 15-18, 2017 Palm Springs, CA

CUE, Inc. is a professional organization of educators that supports the use of technology in education. For over 35 years, technology-using educators have been meeting at the CUE Conferences to advance student achievement at all levels of education and to address the use of Education Technology in instruction, administration, curriculum and management.

The e-Assessment Question

March 16-17, 2017 London, UK

The 15th annual e-Assessment Question Conference and Exhibition examines how the tools, techniques and technologies of e-Assessment can respond to the challenges of the world we live in. The speakers at the conference will evaluate the pressure to provide cost effective, robust and secure assessment for learning, examinations, and qualifications. Also they will examine how those assessments are balanced with tools and technologies that are evolving.

eLmL 2017

March 19-23, 2017 Nice, France

eLmL 2017, hosted by IARIA, is dedicated to educators, eLearning experts, and students to exchange their ideas, experiences and lessons learnt in different facets of modern learning. The conference focuses on the latest trends in e-learning and also on the latest IT technology alternatives that are poised to become mainstream strategies in the near future and will influence the e-learning environment.

eLearning Expo

March 21-23, 2017 Paris, France

The Exhibition for Training and Learning is a 3-day event which combines an exhibition with both lectures and workshops are various topics surronding digital learning. A few areas of topics discussed include HR solutions, effective e-learning strategies, and gamification.

Learning Solutions

March 22–24, 2017 Orlando, FL

Learning Solutions is an eLearning Guild produced conference and expo that gives attendees the opportunity to be educated on innovative and cost effective learning practices for their businesses and organizations. The conference also holds LS DemoFest where developers and designers showcase their greatest works to attendees and can provide them with information about the tools, technologies, and processes used to build them. Also included in the conference is the Learning & Performance Ecosystem which explores the ways in which people, processes, information, and technology converge in an environment that supports both learning and performance.

2017 TxDLA Conference

March 28-31, 2017 Galveston, TX

The TxDLA Conference offers three days of outstanding professional development, hands-on and peer-to-peer learning opportunities, exploration of new trends through interactive learning environments, in-depth presentations from distance learning experts, inspiring keynotes, discovery of new products and services through our exhibits, and plenty of networking in a fun environment!

World Wide Web Conference

April 3-7, 2017 Perth, Australia

In keeping with the conference’s long history, WWW2017 will be a tier-1 academic conference providing a forum for discussion and debate about the evolution of the web, technical standards, the impact of the web on society, and its future. In 2017 there will be a focus on eLearning, remote services, security and privacy.

Swiss eLearning Conference

April 4-5, 2017 Zurich, Switzerland

The 2017 Swiss eLearning Conference holds presentations and workshops where experts from theory and practice report and discuss the different technologies supporting teaching and learning. Get up-to-date with new approaches, ideas and solutions in eLearning.

2017 CANeLearn Symposium & BC Digital Learning Conference

April 5-7, 2017 Vancouver, Canada

The 2017 CANeLearn Symposium & BC Digital Learning Conference will be taking place in beautiful downtown Vancouver BC. The focus of the symposium is on flexible learning models, environments and instructional approaches. Featured is Michael Furdyk, co-founder of TakingITGlobal.

OLC Innovate

April 5-7, 2017 New Orleans, LA

At OLC Innovate, conduct a series of engaging hands-on workshops aimed at fostering organic interactions and collaborative cross-disciplinary problem solving. Together all participants will build new foundations for stronger, better higher education environments.

Training Industry

April 11-13, 2017 Raleigh, NC

The Training Industry Conference and Expo is three days of collaboration, networking and sharing best practices for training leaders. You will connect with like-minded professionals and have the opportunity to meet with strategists and thought leaders whose ideas have molded the development of training programs around the world.


April 23-25, 2017
April 15-17, 2018
April 7-9, 2019
Rapid City, SD
Sioux Falls, SD
Rapid City, SD

TIE strives to be a source of professional development which assists and empowers educational communities to respond productively and responsibly in a networked global society. Today’s professional development incorporates current technologies with traditional strategies to provide participants with experiences focused on their current practice, meeting learners where they are and taking them to where they want to be.

Spring 2017 CLO Symposium

April 24-26, 2017 Bonita Springs, FL

Learning and leadership are in a constant state of change and the Chief Learning Officer Spring Symposium explores how learning is being redefined – by our times, by our organizations and employees and by us. Since CLO's play such a crucial role in organizational imperatives, from employee development to talent management and workplace culture it is necessary for them to continue to be on top of the best learning practices. Offered pre-conference is the CLO Accelerator workshop that will help accelerate your role as an CLO with the tools and vision necessary to execute it.

CSEDU 2017

April 25-27, 2017 Porto, Portugal

CSEDU 2017, the 9th International Conference on Computer Supported Education aims at becoming a yearly meeting place for presenting and discussing new educational environments, best practices and case studies on innovative technology-based learning strategies, institutional policies on computer supported education including open and distance education, using computers.

ISPI Conference

April 30-May 2, 2017 Montreal, Canada

The ISPI Annual Conference will cover Developing Performance Improvement (PI): Innovation and the Future of Work, Applying PI, and Maverick - presentations that contribute to the development of Performance Management (PM) and PI.

USDLA 2017 National Conference

April 30-May 3, 2017 Indianapolis, IN

The United States Distance Learning Association (USDLA) 2017 National Conference is the premier event for professionals in the distance learning industry. This year’s conference promises to deliver an action-packed agenda that will bring together distance learning practitioners from across the country to Indianapolis, Indiana.


April TBA, 2017 Bucharest, Romania

The 13th eLearning and Software for Education Conference (eLSE 2017), purpose is to enable the academia, research, and corporate entities to boost the potential of the technology enhanced learning environments, by providing a forum for exchange of ideas, research outcomes, business case and technical achievements. Academics, independent scholars, researchers and students from all around the world are invited to meet, exchange ideas and discuss issues concerning all fields of Education.


May 8-10, 2017 Auckland, New Zealand

Anyone with an interest in promoting the intelligent use of information technology in higher education should attend The Higher Education Technology Agenda Conference. It is held every two years with the aim of advancing higher education by promoting the intelligent use of information technology.The conference is unique in that it attracts a comprehensive range of practitioners and senior decision makers across the whole spectrum of Information Technology, Teaching and Learning, Library and Knowledge Management in tertiary education.

CIPD Learning and Development Show

May 10-11, 2017 Olympia, London

If you've been to past Learning and Development Shows you know this is the place to find out about the latest solutions in the industry. If you haven't experienced the L&D Show before, you'll discover inspiring thought-leaders, innovative practitioners and expert suppliers - all ready with the advice you need for high-performing L&D that adds real business value.

Learning LandsCAPE Conference

May 16-18, 2017 Cape Town, South Africa

Entering its fifth year this conference brings together various role players in the learning and teaching field to discuss current trends, tips and techniques. The topics include digital learning, online learning, blended learning as well as contact, face-to-face learning, such as: the state of play - gamification and adult learning, insights from delivering online education, the current state of e-publications for mobile learning, and more.

CNIE 2017

May 17-19, 2017 Banff, Canada

The Canadian Network for Innovation in Education (CNIE) is a national organization of professionals committed to excellence in the provision of innovation in education in Canada. Their goal is to provide a space for dialogue, collaboration and innovation!


May 18-20, 2017 Ephesus-Kusadasi, Turkey

The International Conference on Education in Mathematics, Science & Technology aim is to bring together scholars, students, and administrators from different countries, and to discuss theoretical and practical issues in the fields of information and communication technologies, science education and mathematics education. A few topics discussed include Educational Technology & Globalization, Instructional Technology, and Instructional Design.

ATD International Conference & Expo

May 21-24, 2017 Atlanta, GA

ATD International is the largest conference in the field of professional development with over 10,000 attendees and more than 300 exhibitors expected in 2016. The conference provides the latest trends, best practices, and new solutions for talent development through learning programs that will ensure the training for your business or organization is as effective and successful as possible.

e-Learning & Innovative Pedagogies Conference

May 27th, 2017 Toronto, Canada

The International Conference on e-Learning & Innovative Pedagogies will feature plenary sessions by some of the world’s leading thinkers and innovators in the field. The conference program groups together presentations along similar themes to facilitate knowledge sharing and community building.

Advanced Learning 2017

May TBA, 2017 Hamilton, Canada

The Advancing Learning Conference fosters an environment where educators (faculty, instructional designers, multimedia and graphic specialists) share their direct classroom and faculty support experiences with other colleagues. This grassroots approach allows you to learn first-hand from practicing educators about a host of topics related to educational technology, digital tools and environments, and student engagement.

eLearning Africa

May TBA, 2017 TBA

eLearning Africa will bring together decision makers and practitioners from across the education, business and public sectors to debate, share and take action on all themes surrounding access, openness, skills, pedagogy, sustainable development, best practice and more. This annual conference is the key networking venue for practitioners and professionals from Africa and all over the world.


May TBA, 2017 San Antonio, TX

Innovations in Online Learning Conference is designed for higher education faculty, staff, and students who are engaged in any level of online learning. Experiences range from enhancing a face-to-face course to teaching fully online. This year’s conference theme is I.D.E.A.S. for Change. Ideas are sparks that drive innovation and represent visions for the future.

The Learning Impact Leadership Institute

May TBA, 2017 San Antonio, TX

The Learning Impact Leadership Institute is not only a conference, but a vital community of education and technology leaders from around the world working together to advance progress towards putting in place an open architecture to support next generation digital learning.


June 8-9, 2017 Sydney, Australia

The EduTECH Conference and Expo mission is to improve the quality of teaching and learning within Australasia and Asia-Pac. The conference holds Australia's largest educational technology exhibition and gives exclusive access to some of Australia and the world's most well-regarded education experts.

EDEN Annual Conference

June 13-16, 2017 Jönköping, Sweden

EDEN's Annual Conference are gatherings where comprehensive and orientative contributions are presented by outstanding experts, politicians and academics. The conferences have become major academic and professional ODL events in Europe, supporting professionalisation and international exchange of experience and expertise. Overall, the conferences have been instrumental in capitalising on the extensive knowledge of key stakeholders and have provided a valuable resource to others who have less experience in the field.


June 14-16, 2017 New York City, New York

The International Conference on E-Learning in the Workplace uses a variety of engaging formats: demonstrations, mini-seminars, case studies, interviews, debates, presentations, panel discussions, and more! ICELW works to improve online learning so that it makes a measurable difference in workplace performance and morale.

FocusOn Learning

June 20-22, 2017 San Diego, CA

FocusOn Learning Conference & Expo is also produced by the eLearning Guild which intertwines two previous conferences: mLearnCon and the Performance Support Symposium. The three main trends for the future of learning discussed at the conference are mobile technologies, performance support and video. This is an opportunity to become aware of new advancements in technology and the ways in which they can improve how you live, work, and learn.

AACE EdMedia - World Conference on Educational Media & Technology

June TBA, 2017 Vancouver, Canada

Organized by the Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education the EdMedia conference is a platform for the discussion and exchange of information on the research, development, and applications on all topics related to multimedia, hypermedia and telecommunications/distance education. This international conference attracts attendees from all disciplines and levels of education and annually attracts more than 1,500 leaders in the field from over 70 countries. Some of the major topics discussed include but are not limited to: Human-Computer Interaction, Infrastructure, and Indigenous Peoples & Technology.

EdTechX Europe

June TBA, 2017 London, UK

EdTechXEurope is the leading thought leader summit bringing together executive level investors, innovators and industry influencers from European and international education companies. The annual e-learning summit will showcase ideas related to industry, innovation, investors, and educators, through keynotes, panel discussion and workshops.

ELC 2017

June TBA, 2017 Anaheim, CA

Enterprise Learning! Conference is a must for learning and performance executives in corporate, government, and higher educational executives. There are four main themes at the event - Engaging the Smarter Workforce, Empowering the Smarter Learner, Best Practices of the Smarter Leader, and Building the Smarter Enterprise. There are also many solutions on display at the conference such as learning management systems, gamification, e-learning authoring tools, outsourced services, and many more.


June TBA, 2017 TBA

Imagining the Learning Community of Tomorrow Conference gathers some 150 experts and practioners in education from all over Europe, the conference will be the opportunity to share practices from all over Europe to learn from each other and build creative solutions. The conference will be organized around 5 workshops: a diverse community, a digital community, an knowledgeable community, an integrated community, and a democratic community.


June TBA, 2017 Tenerife, Spain

Smart Education and e-Learning Conference is a major international forum for the presentation of innovative ideas, approaches, technologies, systems, and many other topics in the emerging areas of smart e-learning.

10th International Conference on e-Learning 2017

July TBA, 2017 Madeira, Portugal

The 10th International Conference on e-Learning 2016, part of The Multi Conference on Computer Science and Information Systems (MCCSIS), is dedicated to technical and non-technical aspects of e-Learning. A few areas of focus include: E-Learning Research Methods and Approaches, Instructional Design Issues, E-Learning Curriculum Development Issues, and E-Learning Delivery Issues.

Building Learning Communities

July TBA, 2017 Boston, MA

November Learning's Annual Conference, BLC, ​features ​presenters ​from ​all ​over ​the ​world, ​and ​provide ​new ​and ​exciting ​ideas ​for ​educators ​at ​all ​grade ​levels, ​subject ​areas, ​and ​ability ​levels. You will return home renewed, globally networked, and ready to immediately apply successful practices.


July TBA, 2017 Barcelona, Spain

EDULEARN is one of the largest international education conferences for lecturers, researchers, technologists and professionals from the educational sector. It is an ideal platform for strategic international networking, the best place to present your innovations and projects about education and technology.

ESKM 2017

July TBA, 2017 Hamamatsu, Japan

ESKM 2017, brings together scientists, engineers, computer users, and students to exchange and share their experiences, new ideas, and research results about all aspects (theory, applications and tools) of E-Services and knowledge management, and discuss the practical challenges encountered and the solutions adopted. The conference will cover a broad set of research topics including, but not limited to, the following: e-service content management, e-commerce, e-learning, and e-service content management.

LTLE 2017

July TBA, 2017 Hamamatsu, Japan

The IIAI International Conference on Learning Technologies and Learning Environments (IIAI-LTLE2017) focuses on computer applications and technologies in education which includes practice, technology and theory. The aim of this conference is to provide a worldwide forum, where the international participants can share their research knowledge and ideas on the recent and latest research on LTLE and map out the directions for future researchers and collaborations. The scope of IIAI-LTLE 2017 will cover but not be limited to: e-Learning Accessibility (EA), Innovative Design of Learning Software (IDOLS), and Computer-supported Collaborative Learning (CSCL).

IETC 2017

September 6-8, 2017 Cambridge, MA

The International Educational Technology Conference aims to provide an environment for experts to discuss the current state of the art for learning in schools, industry and universities. Virtual environments, CSCL, m-learning, e-training and e-learning will be topics of particular interest. IETC conference is an international, non-profitable, educational technology activity with the mission of educational technology in education and it's practical application.


October 17-19, 2017 Toronto, Canada

The International Council for Open and Distance Education Conference hosted by Contact North joins together faculty members/instructors from colleges and universities, practitioners, experts, policy-makers, academic decision-makers and technology providers involved in the field of online and distanc education from around the world for this bi-annual summit dedicatd to online learning and distance education.

Bryn Mawr Blended Learning in the Liberal Arts Conference

TBA, 2017 Bryn Mawr, PA

These conferences are intended as a face-to-face forum for faculty and staff to share resources, techniques, findings, and experiences related to blended learning. Our definition of blended learning is quite broad, encompassing any combination of online and face-to-face instruction. Although we welcome participants from all types of institutions, the focus is on using blended learning to support the missions and cultures of liberal arts colleges.


TBA, 2017 Niagara Falls, Canada

CONNECT is Canada’s largest education technology conference. This community of passionate educators, leaders, chief information officers, directors of education, IT experts, business managers and government sector institutions are committed to gathering once a year to learn, debate and exchange ideas, network and be inspired through a smorgasbord of world class speakers, presenters, exhibits and seminars.

Education Innovation Africa

TBA, 2017 Nairobi, Kenya

The 3rd Annual Education Innovation Africa focuses on facilitating innovative partnerships that build sustainable and impactful education programmes across Sub Saharan Africa. Alternative education models such as informal private schools, online learning platforms, skills-based programmes and alternative delivery models are contributing to the reach of education across Africa. The event will unite key education leaders to find new partnerships and models that will provide sustainable and impactful education programmes across Sub-Saharan Africa.


TBA, 2017 Clarksville, TN

Austin Peay State University's Innovative Educator Conference offers a venue in which to innovate with and inspire each other - to create a community for progress. The collective objective of the conference is to fulfill the ever changing needs of our 21st century students by providing the newest and most effective technologies, services, and pedagogies.

Learning DevCamp

TBA, 2017 Salt Lake City, UT

Learning DevCamp works to present practical application of instructional design theory and development tools/techniques for both corporate and public educators creating online learning programs and content. The conference holds "You Build It" sessions that gives you practical knowledge to various functions of eLearning such as how to create a micro-learning video step-by-step.

Learning Technology Design

TBA, 2017 Arlington, VA

Learning • Technology • Design™ (LTD) is a two-day conference produced by Tagoras that offers in-depth workshops, active learning opportunities, peer networking, short content presentations, and access to a range of technology providers in continuing education and professional development. The aim of the event is to help attendees find new and better ways to engage learners through an effective use of technology.

Winter Global Online/Distance Education Symposium

TBA, 2017 Los Angeles, CA

The Global Online/Distance Education Symposium's objectives are not limited to but include reflecting on progress made in online/distance education and considering future possibilities for online/distance education. A wide spectrum of professionals in online/distance education, experienced as well as entry level professionals should attend the conference.

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