Teaching Conferences

UA Events

Online Learning Innovation Summit

The UA Online Learning Innovation Summit (OLIS) is a cross-campus professional development unconference focused on innovation in online learning. OLIS participants will share experience and best practice surrounding online learning and teaching technologies, in order to improve student outcomes.  Innovation in online teaching will be recognized and honored at this key university-wide event.

Faculty Technology Showcase

Hosted by the Center for Instructional Technology, the Faculty Technology showcase highlights the uses of technology by creative faculty, staff, and graduate students. Faculty and staff from across campus demonstrate how they use innovative technologies in their teaching and research.

National Events

Digital Pedagogy Lab

Digital Pedagogy Lab is a five-day summer institute that explores the role and application of digital technology in teaching. The 2018 institute will have four tracks, offering intensive peer-driven learning with and discussion of networked learning, new media, and critical digital pedagogy.

EDUCAUSE Annual Conference

The EDUCAUSE Annual Conference hosts professionals and technology providers from around the world to network, share ideas, and discover solutions to today’s challenges. Here you’ll have access to the largest gathering of your peers. People who you can relate to, learn from, and actively contribute to the best thinking in higher education IT.

EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative (ELI)

The ELI Annual Meeting is a teaching and learning event featuring in-depth seminars, top-notch presenters, and various engaging session formats that support learning, networking, and leadership. This event explores solutions to our learning community’s key issues, engages innovative technology and service providers and unites expertise across our institutions.


The annual HASTAC conferences are hosted by affiliate organizations at locations around the globe. The conference usually attracts between 250-450 attendees from around the world. Attendees include professors, independent scholars, HASTAC Scholars, graduate and undergraduate students, and professionals dedicated to using the open web to change the way we teach and learn.

Online Learning Consortium

The Online Learning Consortium offers the OLC Accelerate and OLC Innovate conferences — both focused on innovation in online learning.

Teaching Professor Conference

Offered by Magna Commons, the Teaching Professor Conference presents the newest thinking on improving teaching and learning. Meet and network with like-minded colleagues, and learn from innovators whose presentations showcase the proven methods and approaches that they’ve used with their students.

Find more events on Inside Higher Ed’s conference list.