Blackboard is going on tour!  We’re traveling all across North America looking to meet you—the educators, technologists and leaders that share our passion for making the educational experience the best it can be.

We invite you to join us for a free, one-day event to: 

  • Connect with other users in your area
  • Learn about the latest in features in Blackboard
  • Ask questions or share feedback with product experts
Thank you to the following partners for their participation in the Never Stop Learning Tour event in Portland! For more information on their integrations with Blackboard, be sure to attend their sessions and stop by the Interaction Zone throughout the day.

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Agenda Highlights:
  • Dynamic presentations: given by your fellow peers on their best practices
  • Breakout Sessions: robust multi-track breakout sessions for Higher Education, K-12, and Learn & Collaborate users
  • Ask the Expert Stations: sit down, one-on-one, with Blackboard technical experts and get your questions answered
  • Feedback Sharing: help shape the future of our products by sharing your feedback in person and tell us about your needs and concerns
  • Partner Interaction Zone: from content providers, media and technology companies to system integrators and more, we are bringing a select group of partners on tour with us. Don’t miss the opportunity to meet with them.
  • Expanded Higher Ed Faculty Track: The Higher Education Faculty track includes a series of presentations designed to help you improve your online teaching experience. You’ll get new ideas and learn best practices to increase efficiency, improve student engagement and further enhance your skills on creating engaging content to meet course objectives.  Presentations include:
  • Wikis, Blogs, Forums, Journals – Which One Do I Use & Why?
  • Flipped Classroom Collaborate Style
  • Methods for Engaging Your Students With Media


K-12 Session Track

This track provides a unique opportunity for you to engage with fellow colleagues to learn more about solutions to specific challenges facing the K-12 education world today. Hear from fellow users and Blackboard staff and see how you can transform your educational programs!


Travel
The Never Stop Learning Tour is coming to Portland!

Portland Marriott Downtown Waterfront
1401 SW Naito Parkway
Portland, OR 97201


The Portland Marriott Downtown Waterfront is easily accessible by several public transportation routes, including Amtrak, bus, and subway. If traveling by car, the hotel is conveniently reached via the I-5, I-405, I-84, or Route 26. Valet parking is available for $32 per day.
Pre-registration for this event is now closed; however, you may still register onsite. Please visit us onsite at the Never Stop Learning Tour registration desk at the Marriott Downtown Waterfront hotel.

For questions, please email: colleen.smith@blackboard.com

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When
: Wednesday, October 23
Where: Portland Marriott Downtown
             Waterfront, Portland, OR

       
Agenda at a glance:

8am - Breakfast
9am - General Session
10am - Breakout Sessions
12pm - Lunch
1pm - Breakout Sessions
2pm - Interaction Zone
3pm - Breakout Sessions
4pm Adjourn

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