Continuity and Resilience of Education in Disruptive Times
Blackboard is offering for the first time, TLC Europe Online. We’re taking the best of TLC Europe and are hosting a virtual experience bringing you the very best of what you look forward to each year.
Join us for interactive online sessions between Monday, 18th May and Friday 5th June to get ideas and content that informs, inspires and helps you thrive during the COVID-19 crisis and beyond.
Stop by our virtual meeting, networking space and office hours
With just a few clicks, you can collaborate with your peers, ask questions in real-time to Blackboard experts and visit exhibitor areas, via web chat, video & audio conversation – all from the comfort of your office or home.
All of our virtual office hours will consist of dedicated breakout groups where you can:
- Continue discussion on the topic from the day's session
- Engage with us about current projects
- Exchange ideas and ask challenging questions to our Blackboard solution experts
- Find out about the many ways to connect with the community
- Interact with exhibitors and learn what’s new
- Learn more about the latest solutions from Blackboard
- Virtually interact and catch up with your peers
UNESCO New Partnership Announcement
During this period of sudden and unprecedented educational disruption caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, it is imperative that institutions have a plan to facilitate student learning that ensures continuity, inclusion, and equity for all students.
In this closing keynote, hear from Borhene Chakroun, Director of Policies and Lifelong Learning Systems Division, at UNESCO HQ who will discuss how UNESCO are partnering with Blackboard as part of a global coalition by providing appropriate distance education for all learners.
Catalyst Awards Winners 2020
Founded in 2005, the annual Catalyst Awards recognise and honour innovation and excellence in the Blackboard global community of practice, where millions of educators and learners work every day to redefine what is possible when leveraging technology.
Winners are selected by a cross-functional team of Blackboard experts. Honourees from across Europe will be recognised during this closing session in recognition of their achievements.
With TLC Europe Online coming to a close, please join us to reflect on the key takeaways and how you can continue the conversation with your peers to help you plan for the next academic year and beyond.
Our Keynote Speakers
Bill BallhausChairman, Chief Executive Officer & President
Bill Ballhaus is Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President of Blackboard. We are delighted to have Bill join us at the Welcome Address to open the conference. Bill will give an overview of Blackboard’s work with educational institutions across the globe, and more particularly in Europe, and discuss how Blackboard intends to play a part in future education needs and product developments.
Jim ChalexVP, Product Management
Jim is the Vice President of Product Management for Blackboard. He has worked in the educational software space for over 15 years in various product management roles, focusing on the research, development, and implementation of several educational products and services. In the Blackboard Teaching and Learning Update session, he will set out the roadmap for Blackboard solutions, including the latest releases.
Borhene ChakrounDirector of Policies and
Lifelong Learning Systems Division
Borhene Chakroun is Director of Policies and Lifelong Learning Systems Division at UNESCO-HQ. He has conducted policy reviews and skills systems diagnosis in different contexts and written articles and books in the field of skills development and lifelong learning. Join the closing keynote to hear about the UNESCO global education coalition and the partnership with Blackboard.
Why Should You Join?
Hear from educational professionals who will deliver thought provoking presentations.
Strengthen your skills with sessions that are relevant to your teaching and learning roles.
Face the Future, Together
Get your institution prepared to thrive during and post the COVID-19 crisis.
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