22nd Annual NMC Summer Conference

The Global Ed Tech Forum for Higher Ed, Museums, Libraries, and Schools

June 9-11, Washington D.C.

This event has already taken place. View keynotes, Five Minutes of Fame presentations, and more from the 2015 NMC Summer Conference on our YouTube channel.
The NMC Summer Conference is a one-of-a-kind event, attracting highly skilled professionals interested in the integration of emerging technologies into teaching, learning, and creative inquiry. This is your opportunity to connect with thought leaders within the education industry who are pushing the envelope to infuse innovation and creativity into learning experiences worldwide. Gain tremendous insight on planning for, implementing, and evaluating cutting-edge technologies and learning approaches.

NEW this year: Conference pathways of Creativity & Making, Digital Strategies, Online and Hybrid Learning Innovation, Rethinking Traditional Roles, and Technology Futures. Watch this space as new information, including speakers and program, will be posted here regularly.

Registration Rates (regular/after May 7):

Members $595/$649
Non-Members $795/$849
Students $395/$449
Guests (for Wednesday night event only) $50/$75

Please note that student registration rates are only available to full-time students, who must contact the NMC office for prior approval.

Conference registration rates include: Participation in all conference sessions (excluding any Preconference Workshops), continental breakfast (Wednesday and Thursday), lunch (Thursday), and the Wednesday Reception. Tickets to the Wednesday night reception must be ordered in advance of the conference – by June 9.

Registration Cancellations: Cancellations and refunds will only be accepted until May 7th. After May 7th, no refunds will be issued. You may send a substitution in your place for a $50 fee. Notifications must be sent to nancy@nmc.org for approval.

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Corporate & NGO Partners
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The Hilton Alexandria Mark Center is easily accessible 4.5 miles from Washington Reagan National Airport and 20 miles from Dulles International Airport.

Ground Transportation

Follow the signs at the airport for ground transportation and taxi service.

Complimentary shuttle service – click here for details!

Washington, DC Metro Rail and Bus System


Secure and covered parking is available to guests, with in/out privileges.

  • Daily Self-Parking
    $24.00 plus tax (Garage Parking)
  • Overnight Self-Parking
    $24.00 plus tax (Garage Parking)
  • Valet Parking
    $28.00 plus tax

Lodging Information

Attendees at the 2015 NMC Summer Conference will stay at the Hilton Alexandria Mark Center, where the conference events will take place.

Hilton Alexandria Mark Center

5000 Seminary Road
Alexandria, Virginia, 22311, USA
Telephone: 703-845-1010
Fax: 703-845-7662

Special room rates of $199 for single/double standard room ($219/triple, $239/quad, $269/suites) have been secured for 2015 NMC Summer Conference attendees, and include complimentary guest room Internet access. When making your hotel reservation please be sure to mention that you are with the “NMC” or “The New Media Consortium” group to receive the special rate. To ensure the special rates and room availability, please make your hotel reservation no later than Thursday, May 7, 2015 — now extended to Thursday, May 21. It is recommended that if you would like to stay earlier or later than the conference dates, to make your hotel reservation as far in advance as possible.

Make your hotel reservation online here!

All guests at the Hilton Alexandria Mark Center may enjoy these hotel amenities.

Located in the West End of Historic Alexandria, Virginia, the Hilton Alexandria Mark Center hotel is 5 miles from the tours, events, attractions, monuments and business district of Washington DC, and 4 miles from the Pentagon. The centrally located hotel is within 15 minutes of the White House, US Capitol, Washington Convention Center, Arlington National Cemetery, and the famed Smithsonian Museums.

Adjacent to a 43-acre botanical preserve, and 3.8 miles from the quaint waterfront galleries and shops in Old Town Alexandria, our unique lakeside hotel provides a tranquil oasis for travelers to the DC Area.

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