OLC Conferences

The Online Learning Consortium offers three annual conferences, each focusing on a different area of interest in online learning and located in a different region of the country.  You won't want to miss our 20th anniversary celebration of the Annual International Conference on Online Learning, taking place in Orlando - October 29-31, 2014. 

Press may apply for a Press Pass to any or all of the conference here.


20th Annual Online Learning Consortium International Conference


October 29-31, 2014 - Orlando, FL 

This conference brings together practitioners and researchers, administrators, instructional designers, faculty developers, library and support people, instructors, and students to try to make sense of the fast growing and rapidly changing field of online and blended learning. It is geared to both experienced professionals and interested newcomers who hail from a variety of work sectors, including higher education, K-12 education, continuing education, business, government, health care, professional associations, and nonprofit organizations. Together we will share the latest information on research findings, current practice, emerging trends, and promising new technologies, and explore what online and blended learning portends for ourselves, our institutions, and our society.

19th Annual Online Learning Consortium International Conference Proceedings and Wrap-Up

Past Annual Online Learning Consortium International Conference Proceedings


8th Annual Emerging Technologies for Online Learning International Symposium

April 22-24, 2015 - Dallas, TX           

This joint Symposium of Online Learning Consortium and MERLOT is designed to bring together individuals interested in the review and evaluation of online teaching and learning technologies.  The symposium, focusing on the technologies that drive online learning effectiveness, will continue to highlight research, applications, and effective practices of significant and noteworthy technological tools.

7th Annual ET4Online Symposium Photos and Wrap-up

Blended Conference image

12th Annual Online Learning Consortium Blended Learning Conference & Workshop

July 7-8, 2015 - Denver, CO           

This conference and workshop provides the opportunity for administrative leaders, faculty members, instructional designers and researchers to discover and share effective practices in blended learning. Interactive workshops, information sessions, great ideas sessions and posters focus on instructional practices, academic planning, faculty development and assessment/evaluation.

11th Annual Blended Learning Conference Photos and Wrap-up