Learning Impact Leadership Institute 2020 CFP

Learning Impact Leadership Institute 2020

Call for Presentation Proposals

The deadline to submit a presentation proposal is 8 November 2019


Show the edtech community what you are doing to advance the digital learning ecosystem! The Learning Impact Leadership Institute (Learning Impact) program is designed to share the innovative technology projects and productive collaborations that are enabling an open, innovative ecosystem to support next-generation digital learning. Proposals should demonstrate leadership and articulate a pragmatic strategy/project that has been implemented to address key challenges—common to the education community—to achieving better teaching and learning experiences. 

Who attends the Learning Impact Leadership Institute?

Expect over 600 decision makers and edtech professionals from K-12 districts and schools, higher education institutions, government agencies, and technology supplier organizations from around the world. Learning Impact attracts institutional IT and academic leaders, edtech supplier executives and product managers, teaching and learning application developers and architects, academic technology staff and managers, directors of online programs, and anyone who plays a role in creating the future edtech ecosystem.

You do not have to be a member of IMS Global Learning Consortium to attend the Learning Impact Leadership Institute.

Who can submit a session proposal?

  • Higher education and K-12 academic, technology, and state leaders at all levels
  • Edtech suppliers partnering with an institutional lead presenter
  • Education association representatives
  • Corporate education providers

What are the criteria for acceptance?

A good proposal will:

  • Demonstrate innovation with digital learning technology to improve educational experiences
  • Show evidence of progress
  • Focus on the integration or application of technology to make progress toward enabling next-generation digital learning that is cost-effective, sustainable, and scalable
  • Not be a sales pitch for a commercial product or service
  • Articulate a pragmatic strategy/project that has been implemented or is designed to promote teaching and learning excellence

What information is required in the proposal?

  • Program track (select one) — view the tracks and descriptions
  • Session title (max. 75 characters)
  • Session description (max. 150 words)
  • Session learning objectives/outcomes (describe three)
  • Contact information for all presenters (lead presenter and up to three co-presenters)

What is the deadline to complete the proposal form?

The deadline for submitting proposals is Friday, 8 November 2019 (11:59 p.m. Eastern Time).

When will I be notified if my proposal is approved?

Each submitter will be notified of the status of their submission by Wednesday, 11 December 2019. Accepted presenters must confirm their intent to present as invited by Thursday, 16 January 2020, and must register for Learning Impact by Friday, 28 February 2020, before the early-bird registration period ends.