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Overview

The conference will be packed with inspirational keynote speakers, informational sessions, lots of networking opportunities, plus the chance to talk to industry experts. Here is an agenda overview of the 3-day conference.

Overview: Pre-Conference

8:00 Shuttle bus pick-up from hotel to pre-con venue
8:30 – 9:00 Registration
9:00 – 16:00 Academic Adoption Day
9:00 – 16:00 Developers Day
9:00 – 16:00 Open LMS Day
16:10 Shuttle bus pick-up from pre-con venue to hotel
17:00 – 19:00 Welcome Reception

*Program is subject to change. Lunch and Tea Breaks will be available.

Overview: Main Conference Day 1

8:00 – 9:00 Registration
9:00 – 12:55 Welcome, Keynotes, Plenary
12:55 – 14:00 Lunch
14:00 – 15:35 Breakouts & Client Sessions
15:35 – 17:20 Blackboard Awards and Day 1 Closing
18:00 – 21:00 Conference Social Party

*Program is subject to change. Lunch and Tea Breaks will be available.

Overview: Main Conference Day 2

8:00 – 9:00 Registration
9:00 – 12:40 Keynotes, Plenary
12:40 – 13:40 Lunch
13:40 – 16:15 Breakouts
16:20 – 16:45 Competition Winner Announcements and Closing Note
16:45 – 17:45 Closing Reception

*Program is subject to change. Lunch and Tea Breaks will be available.

Detailed Sessions

Pre-Conference | 14 October

Academic Adoption Day

Location: to be advised
Facilitator: Dr. Susan D’Aloia, Client Success Advocate, Blackboard

 

Full agenda will be available soon. Stay tuned!

Developers Day

Location: to be advised
Facilitator: Scott Hurrey, Code Poet, Blackboard

 

Full agenda will be available soon. Stay tuned!

Open LMS Day

Location: to be advised
Facilitators: Pablo Borbon, Director of Product Management, Blackboard

 

Full agenda will be available soon. Stay tuned!

Main Conference | 15 October

Main Track

Location: to be advised

9:00 – 9:10 Welcome
Emcee: Philip Murray, Regional Vice President, Asia, Blackboard
9:10 – 9:55 Blackboard Corporate Keynote
Phill Miller, Chief Learning & Innovation Officer, Blackboard
9:55 – 10:40 Guest Keynote
Stay tuned!
10:40 – 11:10 Morning Tea Break
11:10 – 12:10 Blackboard’s Vision: Delivering a Simpler, More Powerful Teaching & Learning Experience
Wade Weichel, Director of Product Management, Teaching & Learning Solutions, Blackboard
12:10 – 12:55 Digital Learning Environment Future Readiness
Dr. Samson Tan, Head of Centre for Innovation in Learning (IN-Learning), National Institute of Education, Singapore
12:55 – 14:00 Lunch
14:00 – 15:35 Breakouts
Please refer to relevant tracks
Teaching & Learning | Educator Empowerment | Educational Insights | Beyond the Classroom
15:35 – 16:05 Afternoon Tea Break
16:05 – 16:50 Breakouts
Please refer to relevant tracks
Teaching & Learning | Educator Empowerment | Educational Insights | Beyond the Classroom
16:55 – 17:10 Blackboard Awards Ceremony
17:10 – 17:20 Day 1 Closing
Emcee: Philip Murray, Regional Vice President, Asia, Blackboard
18:00 – 21:00 Conference Social Party

*Program is subject to change

Teaching & Learning

Location: to be advised

14:00 – 14:45 Enhancing the Effectiveness of Self-Directed Learning (SDL) and Supporting At-Risk Students through Blackboard Journal
Jonathan M. Bryce, INTI International University and Colleges
14:50 – 15:35 Syncing Classcraft Gamification with Blackboard
Priyadarshinee a/p Superamaniam, INTI International University and Colleges
15:35 – 16:05 Afternoon Tea Break
16:05 – 16:50 Development of Blended Learning Model for Health Education on Blackboard Open LMS
Marlon G. Gado, De La Salle Medical and Health Sciences Institute

*Program is subject to change

Educator Empowerment

Location: to be advised

14:00 – 14:45 Surmounting Challenges with Professional Development with Blackboard Learn
Dr Jessie Wong Pooi See and Ms Evelyn Chai Min Chian, Sunway Education Group
14:50 – 15:35 Presentation title in the works
Stay tuned!
15:35 – 16:05 Afternoon Tea Break
16:05 – 16:50 Exploring Malaysian Instructors’ Perspectives of Blackboard Use for Tertiary Education
Logenthini Mariappan, SEGi University and Colleges

*Program is subject to change

Educational Insights

Location: to be advised

14:00 – 14:45 Presentation title in the works
Stay tuned!
14:50 – 15:35 Assurance of Learning (AoL): Managing the balancing act between curriculum design, data collection and sustainable institutional practices
Associate Professor Abhishek Singh Bhati | Karpagavalli (Priya) Gururaj | Esther Fink, James Cook University Singapore
15:35 – 16:05 Afternoon Tea Break
16:05 – 16:50 Online Learning in Clinical Training: From the Perspective of Physiotherapy Students
Rajkumar Krishnan Vasanthi, Sangkar Nath Rao Subramaniam, INTI International University and Colleges

*Program is subject to change

Beyond the Classroom

Location: to be advised

14:00 – 14:45 Presentation title in the works
Stay tuned!
14:50 – 15:35 Presentation title in the works
Stay tuned!
15:35 – 16:05 Afternoon Tea Break
16:05 – 16:50 Instilling 21st Century Learning Skills in the Basic Education Level with Blackboard Open LMS
Jemelle C. Astronomo, De La Salle Green Hills

*Program is subject to change

Main Conference | 16 October

Main Track

Location: to be advised

9:00 – 9:10 Welcome
Emcee: Philip Murray, Regional Vice President, Asia, Blackboard
9:10 – 9:55 Blackboard Keynote
Stay tuned!
9:55 – 10:40 The Missing Link: Exploring Student Perceptions of Learning Analytics
Professor Robert Fitzgerald, Pro Vice-Chancellor, Education Strategy, Charles Darwin University, Australia
10:40 – 11:10 Morning Tea Break
11:10 – 11:55 Guest Keynote
Stay tuned!
11:55 – 12:40 Sponsor Keynote
Stay tuned!
12:40 – 13:40 Lunch
13:40 – 15:05 Breakouts
Please refer to relevant tracks
Teaching & Learning | Educator Empowerment | Educational Insights | Beyond the Classroom
15:05 – 15:35 Afternoon Tea Break
15:35 – 16:15 Breakouts
Please refer to relevant tracks
Teaching & Learning | Educator Empowerment | Educational Insights | Beyond the Classroom
16:20 – 16:45 Competition Winner Announcements and Closing
16:45 – 17:45 Closing Cocktails

*Program is subject to change

Teaching & Learning

Location: to be advised

13:40 – 14:20 Presentation title in the works
Stay tuned!
14:25 – 15:05 Elevating Learning Motivation and Engagement with Online Learning
Adele H.T. Kam, INTI International University and Colleges
15:05 – 15:35 Afternoon Tea Break
15:35 – 16:15 A Gamified Approach to Improve Student Learning Experiences on Blackboard Learn
Dr. Lim Chia Yean, Vasuky Mohanan, INTI International University and Colleges

*Program is subject to change

Educator Empowerment

Location: to be advised

13:40 – 14:20 Decision Making and Standardisation: Keys to Successful Implementation of the LMS
Agalya Perumal and Loo Ooi Meng, Sunway Education Group
14:25 – 15:05 Presentation title in the works
Stay tuned!
15:05 – 15:35 Afternoon Tea Break
15:35 – 16:15 Presentation title in the works
Stay tuned!

*Program is subject to change

Educational Insights

Location: to be advised

13:40 – 14:20 Presentation title in the works
Stay tuned!
14:25 – 15:05 Providing an Accessible and Inclusive Digital Learning Experience for Students
Hailey P. Ferrer and Engr. Maribel G. Songsong, Malayan Colleges Laguna
15:05 – 15:35 Afternoon Tea Break
15:35 – 16:15 Design-Based Approach Learning Model for Teaching Programming
Armida P. Salazar and Roda Flor Andrea B. Teodocio, Malayan Colleges Laguna

*Program is subject to change

Beyond the Classroom

Location: to be advised

13:40 – 14:20 Case-Based Video Assignments in Physiotherapy Education :The Way Forward
Thirumalaya Balaraman, INTI International University and Colleges
14:25 – 15:05 Exploring the Learning Habits of Working Adults – Continuous Learning Anytime, Anywhere
Jennifer Choo Sue Chin, SEGi University Professional and Continuing Education (PACE)
15:05 – 15:35 Afternoon Tea Break
15:35 – 16:15 Aiding Students in Securing Jobs Through the Blackboard Community Page
Pooja Khanna, University of Petroleum and Energy Studies

*Program is subject to change


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