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22st Annual OLC International Conference
November 16-18, 2016 | Orlando, Florida | Walt Disney World Swan/Dolphin Resort

OLC Innovate 2016 - Innovations in Blended and Online Learning
April 20-22, 2016 | New Orleans, LA | Sheraton New Orleans Hotel

General Schedule

General Schedule

Sessions are 45 minutes long. All sessions are considered BYOD (Bring Your Own Device).
There are 15 minute breaks between concurrent sessions.

All sessions are held in the Walt Disney World Dolphin Resort.
All Sessions are in Eastern Time (ET).

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Tuesday, October 13, 2015
8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.IELOL Masters ClassSouthern Hemisphere IV/V; Breakouts in Europe 2, 3
9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.OLC Workshop: In Search of a Quality Online Program: Steps for Program Evaluation and Improvement (box lunch included)Asia 5
1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.HBCU Workshop: Creating Online Degree Programs for Adult Learners: An HBCU's StoryEurope 1
5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.Early RegistrationConvention Foyer
Wednesday, October 14, 2015
7:00 a.m.Registration Desk OpensConvention Foyer
8:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.Pre-conference WorkshopsAsia 1, 3; Oceanic 1-8
11:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.Pre-conference Workshop Lunch (box lunches for workshop registrants).

All other conference participants – lunch on your own prior to sessions.
Oceanic Foyer
 Start of Regular Conference Session 
11:45 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.Concurrent Session 1

Americas Seminar; Asia 1-5; Europe 1, 3, 5, 7, 8; Northern Hemisphere A1-A4, C, D, E1-E4; Oceanic 1-8; Southern Hemisphere 1-5

11:45 a.m. – 7:30 p.m.PM Exhibit Hall and Technology Test Kitchen HoursAtlantic Hall
12:45 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.Concurrent Session 2 Americas Seminar; Asia 1-5; Europe 1, 3, 5, 7, 8; Northern Hemisphere A1-A4, C, D, E1-E4; Oceanic 1-8; Southern Hemisphere 1-5
1:45 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.Discovery Session 1 &
Networking Coffee Break
Atlantic Hall
2:45 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.Concurrent Session 3Americas Seminar; Asia 1-5; Europe 1, 3, 5, 7, 8; Northern Hemisphere A1-A4, C, D, E1-E4; Oceanic 1-8; Southern Hemisphere 1-5
3:45 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.Concurrent Session 4Americas Seminar; Asia 1-5; Europe 1, 3, 5, 7, 8; Northern Hemisphere A1-A4, C, D, E1-E4; Oceanic 1-8; Southern Hemisphere 1-5
4:45 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.Welcome and Wednesday Keynote AddressPacific Hall
6:00 p.m. – 6:15 p.m.OLC Fellows AwardsPacific Hall
6:15 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.Welcome ReceptionAtlantic Hall
 Dinner on your own 
Thursday, October 15, 2015
7:00 a.m.Registration Desk OpensConvention Foyer
7:15 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. OLC Community BreakfastPacific Hall
8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. Thursday Keynote AddressPacific Hall
9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. AM Exhibit Hall and Technology Test Kitchen HoursAtlantic Hall
9:15 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.Concurrent Session 5Americas Seminar; Asia 1-5; Europe 1, 3, 5, 7, 8; Northern Hemisphere A1-A4, C, D, E1-E4; Oceanic 1-8; Southern Hemisphere 1-5
10:15 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Concurrent Session 6Americas Seminar; Asia 1-5; Europe 1, 3, 5, 7, 8; Northern Hemisphere A1-A4, C, D, E1-E4; Oceanic 1-8; Southern Hemisphere 1-5
11:15 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.Discovery Session 2 &
Networking Coffee Break
Atlantic Hall
12:00 p.m. – 1:20 p.m.OLC Awards Luncheon
or Lunch on your own
Pacific Hall
1:30 p.m. – 4:15 p.m.PM Exhibit Hall and Technology Test Kitchen HoursAtlantic Hall
1:30 p.m. – 2:15  p.m.Concurrent Session 7Americas Seminar; Asia 1-5; Europe 1, 3, 5, 7, 8; Northern Hemisphere A1-A4, C, D, E1-E4; Oceanic 1-8; Southern Hemisphere 1-5
2:30 p.m. – 3:15  p.m.Concurrent Session 8Americas Seminar; Asia 1-5; Europe 1, 3, 5, 7, 8; Northern Hemisphere A1-A4, C, D, E1-E4; Oceanic 1-8; Southern Hemisphere 1-5
3:30 p.m. – 4:15  p.m.Discovery Session 3 &
Networking Coffee Break
Atlantic Hall
3:30 p.m. – 4:15  p.m.HBCU Affiliate ReceptionNorthern Hemisphere Foyer
After 4:00 p.m.An Evening at Disney Magic Kingdom’s “Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween” OR EPCOT Food and Wine Festival (Dinner is on your own at both events)Disney Magic Kingdom and EPCOT
Friday, October 16, 2015
7:00 a.mRegistration Desk OpensConvention Foyer
7:45 a.m. – 9:15 a.m.

Continental Breakfast & NC-SARA Roundtables

Pacific Hall
8:15 a.m. – 9:15 a.m.Plenary PanelPacific Hall
9:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.AM Exhibit Hall and Technology Test Kitchen HoursAtlantic Hall
9:30 a.m. – 10:15 a.m.Concurrent Session 9Asia 1-5; Europe 1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8; Northern Hemisphere A1-A4, C, D, E1-E4; Oceanic 1-8; Southern Hemisphere 1-5
10:15 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.Final Networking Coffee BreakAtlantic Hall
10:45 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.Concurrent Session 10Asia 1-5; Europe 1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8; Northern Hemisphere A1-A4, C, D, E1-E4; Oceanic 1-8; Southern Hemisphere 1-5
11:45 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.Concurrent Session 11Asia 1-5; Europe 1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8; Northern Hemisphere A1-A4, D, E1-E4; Oceanic 1-8; Southern Hemisphere 1-5
 Conference Ends