This year, we are excited to announce new Summer Conference tracks, or session themes. The tracks are aligned with major themes from the NMC Horizon Project, so that you can relate the sessions you attend with the trends, challenges, and development in technologies that are set to shape the future of teaching and learning. Select one specific track that is most relevant to your work — or embark on multiple tracks for a well-rounded perspective on all things edtech. Choose your own NMC Summer Conference learning adventure!

Learn more about the session tracks.

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Access and Equity

 
3D-Printed 3D Poetry Makes the Virtual Real
Mike Kolitsky (University of Texas, El Paso)
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A Personalized Approach to Digital Learning
Renee Franzwa (EdSurge)
Seth Greenberg (EdSurge)
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Access and Equity in Higher Ed: The Student Perspective
Casey Green (Campus Computing)
Alejandra Cervantes (EdSurge)
Kernard Jones (Young Invincible)
Cameron Vigil (University of Colorado Denver)
Andrea Foster (Young Invincibles)
Alyssa Foley (Houston Community College)
Raamish Saeed (Young Invincibles)
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Adapting to Adaptive Learning: Ensuring All Students Succeed
Irene Yukhananov (University of Massachusetts, Boston)
Mish McIntyre (University of Massachusetts, Boston)
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Building Thoughtful Digital Ecosystems
Brenda Quintanilla (Houston ISD)
Beatriz Arnillas (Consortium for School Networking (CoSN)|1209)
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Creating Equity Through Technology-Enhanced Curriculum
Kim Cuevas, Ph.D. (Washoe County School District)
Joseph Garton (Washoe County School District)
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Creating a Summer Bridge to Success
Marietta Fulé (Northern Arizona University)
Katie Louchart (Northern Arizona University)
Don Carter (Northern Arizona University)
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Evaluating Digital Curriculum with the CWiC Framework
Gates Bryant (Tyton Partners)
Karl Rectanus (Learn Platform)
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Evaluating the Academic Cyberinfrastructure with Cross-Departmental Teams
Joe Antonioli (Middlebury College)
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Lessons from Digital Learning Innovation Award Winners
Lily Arias (Tougaloo College)
Willem Wallinga (Fisher College)
Marietta Fulé (Northern Arizona University)
Amanda Gould (Bay Path University / The American Women's College)
Michael Goudzwaard (Dartmouth College)
Jenny Abamu (EdSurge)
Demetra White (Tougaloo College)
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Libraries Could… Should... Must Play a Key Role in Improving the Research Ecosystem and in Supporting Openness
Michele Mennielli (4Science)
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New Frontiers for Open Courses: Designing for a Global Audience
Stephen Welsh (University of Michigan)
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OER in the Time of Adaptive
Jamie Litchfield (The American Women's College at Bay Path University)
Julie Curtis (Lumen Learning)
Matthew Kaylie (Realizeit)
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Privacy Implications of Educational Technology in Higher Ed
Sara Kloek (U.S. Department of Education)
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Speed-Dating with Digital Learning Innovations
Gates Bryant (Tyton Partners)
Julie Curtis (Lumen Learning)
Steven Greenlaw (University of Mary Washington)
David Schönstein (Smart Sparrow)
Geneen Fitchett (Central Piedmont Community College)
alison pendergast (Acrobatiq)
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Template for Evaluating the Use of New Media
Chris Willis (North Carolina State University)
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The Next-Generation Digital Learning Environment: A Keystone for Student Success
Malcolm Brown (EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative)
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Digital Humanities

 
Beyond Self-Publishing: A Model for a New University Press
Jared Bendis (Case Western Reserve University)
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Crystal Bridges Museum: Student and Teacher Online Learning
Erin Earnst (EDC)
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Introducing an Open Digital Storytelling Course for Educators
Pete McCauley (University of Minnesota)
Greg Steinke (University of Minnesota)
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One Framework to Rule Them All: The Unifying Impact of IIIF on Teaching, Research, Museums, and Libraries at Harvard
Jeffrey Emanuel (Harvard University)
Jeff Steward (Harvard University)
Arthur Barrett (Harvard University)
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Programming Art and Literature
Nick Montfort (The Electronic Literature Organization (ELO))
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Reflecting on Doing: Video Annotation & Game Design
Jeanne Kerl (Northwestern University)
Jillana Enteen (Northwestern University)
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Reimagining Baltimore in the Virtual Public Square
William Shewbridge (University of Maryland, Baltimore County)
Beverly Bickel (University of Maryland, Baltimore County)
Lee Boot (University of Maryland, Baltimore County)
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Supporting Digital Humanities: Does Your Institution Have Capacity?
Joan Lippincott (Coalition for Networked Information)
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You Can't Do That on WordPress
Tom Woodward (Virginia Commonwealth University)
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Future Learning Trends

 
#Stack #Share #Succeed - Blockchain: Liberating Learner Credentials
Stephen Difilipo (University of Texas System)
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Bootstrapping Brilliance: Improving Our Strategies For Improvement
Gardner Campbell (Virginia Commonwealth University)
Christina Engelbart (Doug Engelbart Institute)
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Connecting the Dots: Six Meta-Categories from the NMC Horizon Report > 2017 Higher Ed Edition
Alex Freeman (NMC)
Maya Georgieva (Digital Bodies - Immersive Learning)
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Designing and Building a Technology Innovation Sandbox
Ryan Klinger (Pennsylvania State University)
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Digital Literacy: The State of the Art
Bryan Alexander (Bryan Alexander Consulting)
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Edtech Innovation in Higher Ed - Is There a Future and Who's Leading the Charge?
Jean Hammond (LearnLaunch)
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Exploring Augmented Reality to Develop Digital Literacy Skills
Mark Frydenberg (Bentley University)
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Future Trends: Contexts for Technologies
Bryan Alexander (Bryan Alexander Consulting)
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GEAR: Global Edtech Assessment Repository
Johan Bergström (Umeå University)
Anastasia Morrone (Indiana University Purdue University, Indianapolis)
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How Do You Rate 21st Century Learning Spaces?
Malcolm Brown (EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative)
Richard Holeton (Stanford University)
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How VR, AR, and MR are Transforming Higher Education
Lorenzo Vallone (Mirum Learning)
Maya Georgieva (Digital Bodies - Immersive Learning)
Emory Craig (College of New Rochelle)
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Immersive Learning with 360° Video
Ryan Wetzel (Pennsylvania State University)
Kristen McAuley (Pennsylvania State University)
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Integrating Automated, Affective Data about Student Learning into your Analytics Lair.
Roger Taylor (emotuit)
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Let's Prototype Together! An Intro to 3D Printing
Marcus Duvoisin (Digital Media Academy)
Vedika Narayanan (Digital Media Academy)
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SAMR and the EdTech Quintet: Explorations
Ruben Puentedura (Hippasus)
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STEAM Integrated Curriculum Makerspace Education
Andrew Trexler (Catalyst Space)
Nicole Wang (Pennsylvania State University)
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Untethering Professional Development
Michelle Pacansky-Brock (California State University, Channel Islands)
Jill Leafstedt (California State University, Channel Islands)
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Web Annotation and the Future of Reading
Jeremy Dean (hypothes.is)
Jon Udell (Hypotheses)
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What's Next? Ask Your Faculty!
Tina Oestreich (Case Western Reserve University)
Mike Martens (Case Western Reserve University)
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Real-World Learning

 
Analytics and Real-World Trends in Instructional Design
Marina Raynis (University of Massachusetts, Boston)
Wendy Shapiro (University of Massachusetts, Boston)
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Creating for Creativity
Tom Haymes (Houston Community College System)
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Designing and Using Informal Videos to Change STEM Perceptions
Elizabeth Choe (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
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Developing an Innovative Mindset for Learning
Carol Sharicz (University of Massachusetts, Boston)
Judith Erdman (University of Massachusetts, Boston)
Wendy Shapiro (University of Massachusetts, Boston)
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Evidence-Based Pedagogy: Students Write Wikipedia
Zachary McDowell (University of Massachusetts, Amherst)
Joseph Reagle (Northeastern University)
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Finding Their Voice: Using Design Thinking to Evaluate Domain of One's Own
Joe Antonioli (Middlebury College)
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IMLS: Funding Ed Tech Projects for Museums and Libraries
Helen Wechsler (Institute of Museum and Library Services)
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Innovation and Infrastructure
Casey Green (Campus Computing)
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Integrating Formal and Informal Learning: An Action Plan
Paul Signorelli (Paul Signorelli & Associates)
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New Member and Newcomer Orientation
Alex Freeman (NMC)
Gordon Jackson (NMC)
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SUH, Gen Z? Digital Natives and the Students of Tomorrow
Courtney Miller (University of Southern California)
Tacy Trowbridge (Adobe Systems, Inc.)
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Taking Learning Mobile in South Africa
Phil Ice (Mirum Learning)
Lorenzo Vallone (Mirum Learning)
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Teaching STEM Online: Challenges and Solutions
Jonny Zivku (Maplesoft)
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The DMC Studios: Helping Bring Projects to Life
Jane Zhao (Rice University)
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Using Design Thinking for Student-Centered Campus Innovation
Edward Oneill (freelance)
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Technology Training

 
Collaborative Cyber Security Testing and Training Efforts
Meghan Hollowell (The Christ College of Nursing and Health Sciences)
Roy Shrum (The Christ College of Nursing)
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Computational Thinking: Robots and Coding for Elementary Students
Robyn McKenney (Waterford Public Schools)
Whitney Wadecki (Waterford Public Schools)
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Learning to Network and Networking to Learn
Lisa Gustinelli (NMC)
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Online Faculty Development at Scale: The Open SUNY Center for Online Teaching Excellence
Alexandra Pickett (Open SUNY Center for Online Teaching Excellence)
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Research Best Practices for Online Faculty Professional Development
Sandra Mohr (New England College of Optometry)
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Transformational Technology Training through Design Thinking
Danielle Purdy (Catholic Education Services - Diocese of Cairns)
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Turning your students into Fluffy Yellow Sheep: Gamification of Learning
Anthony Newman (Purdue University)
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Video Versatile: Engaging Video for the Online Learner
Jacqueline Lewis (Old Dominion University)
Faisal Mahmud (Old Dominion University)
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