Educational Conferences

The following educational and instructional technology conferences are recommended by Innovative For more information about conferences about learning with technology, follow the links below.

Instructional Technology Conferences

Conference Primary Audience Notes
Advanced Learning Institute (ALI) ALI is a conference production company with some useful events
Annual Conference on Distance Teaching & Learning  
Association for Educational Communications and Technology (AECT) International Convention
  Long-standing conference with focus on educational research
Corporate Learning: Trends and Innovations   Online conference
DevLearn Practitioners (professional training) Great conference by eLearning Guild focusing on practical approaches to developing and evaluating learning content
EDMEDIA an AACE conference
EDUCAUSE Technology leadership (higher ed) Great conference - focuses on IT issues in higher education
EduCon EduCon sessions blur the lines between presentations and discussions. Sessions discuss and debate ideas -- from the very practical to the big dreams.
eLearn an AACE conference
eLearning Guild Annual Gathering  
Innovations in eLearning Symposium Faculty (higher ed) Regional conference: DC area
Innovative Learning Conference (ILC)  
International Conference on Education and Information Systems, Technologies and Applications (EISTA)  
International Conference on Interactive Computer aided Learning  
International Conference on Technology in Teaching and Learning in Higher Education
Facult (higher ed)  
International Symposium for Emerging Tech Applications for Online Learning A Sloan-C sponsored conference
International Symposium on Engineering Education and Educational Technologies (EEET)  
International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE)
k-12 teachers and leaders Formerly called NECC. ISTE is the premiere conference for k-12 instructional technology
mLearnCon Corporate learning practitioners This is the premiere mobile learning conference
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education (SITTE) SITTE is an AACE conference, tends to be research focused

Society of Applied Learning Technology (SALT)  
Teaching with Technology Idea Exchange Regional conference: Utah area
Teaching and Learning with Technology Conference  
Technology for Innovation and Education in Developing Countries (TEDC 2008) Small conference on education issues in developing countries
Utah Coalition For Educational Technology Teachers (k-12) Regional conference: Utah area
Learning and the Brain Researchers Multiple conferences

Gaming and Simulation Conferences

Conference Website Notes
Annual Games for Health Conference  
ITSEC Modeling and Simulation Conference  
North American Simulation and Gaming Conference  
International Simulation and Gaming Association This years theme is "Changing the World through Meaningful Play"

Game Developers Conference
The Game Developers Conference (GDC) is the world’s largest professionals-only game industry event. Presented every spring in San Francisco, it is a forum for learning, inspiration, and networking for the creators of computer, console, handheld, mobile, and online games. The GDC attracts over 18,000 attendees, and is the primary forum where programmers, artists, producers, game designers, audio professionals, business decision-makers and others involved in the development of interactive games gather to exchange ideas and shape the future of the industry.

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