The OILS Expo

Our own annual conference held at UNM's College of University Libraries and Learning Sciences during the Spring semester! All OILS students are encouraged to participate. The call for particpation and the application form will be posted here before the next Expo.

Professional Conferences

Association for Talent Development (ATD) Conference

The annual ATD Conference is the premier event for training and development professionals, with more than 10,500 attendees from over 80 countries. Join ATD at this conference to share insights and best practices with colleagues, network with the smartest people in the profession, and learn from world-renowned thought leaders.

International Society of Performance Improvement (ISPI) Conference

In the spirit of collegial sharing for which International Society for Performance Improvement (ISPI) is known, join these consummate performance professionals to expand your knowledge and skills. Work with proven tools and techniques, and merge new approaches with your own to enhance your value to your organization and your clients.

Academic Conferences

American Educational Research Association (AERA) Annual Meeting

The AERA Annual Meeting is the largest gathering of scholars in the field of education research. It is a showcase for ground-breaking, innovative studies in a diverse array of areas -- from early education through higher education, from digital learning to second language literacy. It is where to encounter ideas and data that will shape tomorrow's education practices and policies, and where to connect with leading thinkers from the U.S. and around the world.

Association for Educational Communications & Technology (AECT) Conference

The AECT Annual Conference keeps participants up to date with ongoing developments in learning and instruction as well as in scholarship and research. Attendees enjoy many networking opportunities which is a regularly cited benefit in conference evaluations. Sessions offering hands-on, experiential, and informative learning opportunities round out the conference offerings.

Cultural Attitudes Towards Technology & Communications (CATaC) Conference

The biennial conference series on Cultural Attitudes towards Technology and Communication provides one of the most significant international forums for research on how diverse culture attitudes and communication preferences shape the implementation and use of information and communication technologies. The conference series brings together scholars from around the globe who provide diverse perspectives, both in terms of the specific culture(s) they highlight in their presentations and discussions, and in terms of the discipline(s) through which they approach the conference themes.

Annual Distance Teaching & Learning Conference

The Annual Conference on Distance Teaching & Learning, hosted by the University of Wisconsin-Madison, is recognized internationally for the quality and integrity of its program. Each year the conference provides an exchange of current resources, research, and best practices from around the world that are relevant to the design and delivery of distance education/training.

The Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education (SITE)

The annual SITE Conference is unique as it is the only conference which has as its sole focus the integration of instructional technologies into teacher education programs. Individual teacher educators and affiliated organizations of teacher educators in all disciplines, who are interested in the creation and dissemination of knowledge about the use of information technology in teacher education and faculty/staff development should consider attending this conference. SITE is a society of the Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE).

EdMedia World Conference on Educational Media and Technology

The EdMedia is an international conference, organized by the Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE). This annual conference serves as a multi-disciplinary forum for the discussion and exchange of information on the research, development, and applications on all topics related to multimedia, hypermedia and telecommunications/distance education.

The International Conference of Learning Sciences (ICLS) and The International Conference on Computer-Supported Collaborative Learning (CSCL)

The International Society of the Learning Sciences sponsors two professional conferences, held in alternate years. Each includes keynotes, symposia, workshops, panels, submitted papers, posters, and demos covering timely and important issues of interest to the community and reporting recent research findings. The International Conference of the Learning Sciences (ICLS), first held in 1992 and held bi-annually since 1996, covers the entire field of the learning sciences. The International Conference on Computer-Supported Collaborative Learning (CSCL), held bi-annually since 1995, focuses on issues related to learning through collaboration and promoting productive collaborative discourse with the help of the computer and other communications technologies.

Annual Academy of Human Resource Development International Research Conference

AHRD is a global organization made up of, governed by, and created for the Human Resource Development (HRD) scholarly community of academics and reflective practitioners. The Academy was formed to encourage systematic study of human resource development theories, processes, and practices; to disseminate information about HRD; to encourage the application of HRD research findings; and to provide opportunities for social interaction among individuals with scholarly and professional interests in HRD from multiple disciplines and from across the globe.