We are excited to announce the 2021 Echo360 Community Conference is going fully online July 27-29, 2021. This year’s theme is: “No going back: how to reconfigure learning for a post-COVID world.”
Join us online this year with your fellow academic and technology leaders as they share insights about hybrid and online learning best practices, classroom innovations, active learning and learning analytics that inspire change. Provide feedback and input on the Echo360 product roadmap, network with your peers, chat with Echo360 staff, and learn about new products and features.
The pre-conference training workshop will share successful hybrid teaching approaches using Echo360, with plenty of examples from leading educators, opportunities for sharing your experiences, and shared examination of ongoing challenges.
This year’s key topics include:
The conference is free for all attendees. Stay tuned for updates regarding the agenda, registration and more.
Today more so than ever before, keeping students engaged during class is a massive challenge facing educators, whether your students are in onsite classes or in mixed groups studying onsite and remotely. In this workshop, Prof Holly Hapke and Dr. Louise Robson will share how they have used Echo360 extensively for hybrid teaching in the last academic year. We will explore the Echo360 experience accessing content synchronously and asynchronously, responding to polls, interacting in teaching and discuss common issues for educators and students.
Register today for FREE.
Get a front-row seat for a compelling forum of fellow academic and technology leaders as they share insights about best practices, classroom innovations, active learning and student learning data that drives change. Get a sneak peek into the Echo360 roadmap, network with your peers, discuss hot topics and trends, talk to Echo360 leadership and influence future features and functionality.
Register today for FREE.
Wed. June 23, 9:00am – 8:00pm
Thurs. June 24, 9:00am – 5:00pm
The Echo360 Community Conference Call for Presentations is now open! We are seeking submissions that will inspire the Echo360 community with best practices, creative perspectives, and future directions. Keep in mind this year’s conference theme when submitting your presentation: “No going back: how to reconfigure learning for a post-COVID world.”
Presentations should address one or more of the following topics:
Creating more engaging hybrid and online learning with Echo360
Consolidating video and engagement on Echo360
Benefits of integrating Echo360 and video conferencing
The value of Echo360-enabled classrooms
The value of transcription for video learning
To be considered, all proposals must be received by the deadline of 5:00 p.m. EDT on Friday, June 4, 2021. Acceptance notifications will be sent the following week. Submit your request to present today!
Customer Success Manager, Echo360
Echo360 Event Marketing
The Nashville Marriott at Vanderbilt University welcomes you and is just a few steps from the conference location. You can book yourself a room online today by clicking the reservations button below. The discounted conference room rate of $214.00 per night plus taxes. All reservations must be accompanied by a first night room deposit or guaranteed with a major credit card. The reservations must be received on or before Friday, May 7, 2021.
2555 West End Avenue
Nashville, TN 37203
Nashville International Airport (BNA) is approximately 10 miles, 25 minutes depending on traffic from the University of Vanderbilt campus.
The Vanderbilt University 25th Avenue parking garage is the closest garage to the Student Life Center where the conference is being held. $10 /per parking space.
Fred Singer is an Internet pioneer and entrepreneur whose career and philanthropic activities have spanned a broad range of interests from education, media, arts, science and veteran affairs. Before Echo360, Fred was a Senior Advisor to Masayoshi Son, President and CEO of SoftBank and Chairman of Sprint’s Board of Directors. Fred was also active as a venture partner at SoftBank Capital in the US.
Fred held a number of senior roles at AOL including Chief Operating Officer of AOL Studios/Interactive Services, Chief Operating Officer for ICQ (instant messaging) and Senior Vice President of Emerging Products. Prior to AOL, Fred was a founder of the Washington Post Online Service (now WashingtonPost.com) and a Consultant with Bain & Company.
Fred has served on a number of business, charitable and educational boards including DoubleClick, Motley Fool Company, Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts (International Committee), Queens University School of Business, and Upper Canada College. His current board work includes Intact Financial Corporation, the Langley School and “Warrior to Cyber Warrior”, a non-profit that helps wounded warriors find meaningful training and careers in cyber security. He was named one of Washingtonian Magazine’s 2013 “Tech Titans”. Fred earned the “Venture Deal of the Year” award by the National Capital Chapter of the Association of Corporate Growth as a result of funding by Revolution Growth in 2012.
Fred holds an MBA from Harvard as well as an LLB, an MA in Philosophy, a BA with Distinction in Philosophy, and a BA with Honors in Commerce from Queen’s University in Canada.
Director, University IT Customer Experience, Augusta University
An IT leader with over twelve years experience in higher education IT customer support and customer experience, Amy currently serves as Director of University IT Customer Experience at Augusta University (AU). AU is a mid-sized R1/R2 university and is home to a four year liberal arts campus, a research and health sciences campus providing programs in allied health sciences, dentistry, medicine, mathematics and lab sciences, and the Georgia Cyber Center, one of 12 NSA designated centers for excellence in cybersecurity, as well as a partnering academic medical center, AUHealth.
Senior University Teacher, The University of Sheffield
Dr Louise Robson is a 2019 EMEA Academic Champion and is currently a senior academic in Biomedical Science at the University of Sheffield. Winner of the Otto Hutter Teaching Prize at the Physiological Society, she has over twenty years’ experience in learning and teaching. Her role as the institutional lead for the implementation of lecture capture at Sheffield means she has positively influenced academic staff across a wide range of disciplines, and she is recognized as a strong advocate of blending digital and traditional approaches in learning and teaching.
Lecturer Veterinary Science Education, The University of Edinburgh
Jill MacKay is a lecturer in Veterinary Science Education at the Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies who specializes in research design. She is particularly interested in the experiences of marginalized groups in using technology enhanced learning like lecture recording.
Matt spent over 10 years working in television and film as a cinematographer and editor before crossing into academia as a media educator, consultant, and creator. As Director of Creative & Technology Support at Loyola Marymount University, Matt’s teams include the IT Service Desk, support and design for all learning spaces, labs, audio-visual technology on campus and the creation of multimedia-based academic resources that improve student learning and promote faculty outreach.
Associate Professor, Oregon Health & Science University
Genevieve is a Senior Teaching & Learning Technologist in Case Western Reserve University’s UTech Teaching & Learning Technologies team. In this role, she leads the team that manages and supports multiple academic technologies, including Canvas and Echo360. UTech TLT works with faculty, staff, and students to facilitate innovative teaching and learning across the University.
Dr. Katie Moisse is a science journalist teaching science communication in the School of Interdisciplinary Science. Her stories have appeared in Scientific American, Spectrum and The Atlantic. She was Digital Health Editor for ABC News, leading the network’s national online coverage of countless outbreaks and other important health stories. She has a Ph.D in pathology from the University of Western Ontario, an M.Sc. in neuroscience from King’s College London and an M.Sc. in journalism from Columbia University.
Instructional Technologist, Case Western Reserve University
Katie – As an instructional technologist, Katie provides training and support to the CWRU community, covering technologies like Canvas, Echo360, and Google Apps. She helps users learn how to use academic technologies to improve their experiences inside and outside of the classroom. In addition, she works closely with each technology to keep them in tiptop shape and encourage use.
Arthur F Thurnau Professor, Professor of Climate and Space Sciences and Engineering, College of Engineering and Professor of Information, School of Information, University of Michigan and Head of Teaching Innovation, Echo360
Perry is an Arthur Thurnau Professor at the University of Michigan with appointments in both the College of Engineering and the School of Information. Prof. Samson teaches courses in extreme weather and climate, air pollution modeling and entrepreneurship and has been honored as “Professor of the Year” in the State of Michigan. In addition to teaching and research Perry is an entrepreneur as a co-founder of The Weather Underground and LectureTools which has been acquired by Echo360.
Customer Success Manager, Echo360
Customer Success Manager, Echo360
Director of Product, Echo360
Dan leads the team at Echo360 responsible for helping classroom teachers and instructional designers manage and deploy video and related tools for engaged learning, focused on seamless experiences within existing teaching platforms and rich, early feedback on student engagement.