Desire2Learn FUSION 2011 Users Conference

July 10-15, 2011
The Denver Sheraton Downtown, Denver, CO

ConnectYard is presenting and exhibiting at the conference. Please be sure to attend our presentation on Monday, July 11th at 2:20pm as well as visit us on the showroom floor.

FUSION is the annual Desire2Learn Users Conference. Once a year, every July, Desire2Learn invites clients from around the world to attend a three day Users' Conference. This year's conference will showcase an array of presentations, discussions and events to transform your vision for learning.
http://www.desire2learn.com/Fusion/

Blackboard BbWorld 2011

July 12-14, 2011
Venetian, Las Vegas, NV

ConnectYard is presenting and exhibiting at the conference. Please be sure to attend our presentation on Thursday, July 14th from 4:15-5:10pm as well as visit us on the showroom floor at booth #105.
http://www.blackboard.com/BbWorld/2011/

2011 SIIA Ed Tech Industry Summit

May 22nd-24th, 2011
Albany, NY

ConnectYard is participating in a panel discussion at the 2011 SIIA Ed Tech Industry Summit. Please be sure to visit our session on Tuesday, May 24th at 3:45 PM - 4:45 PM entitled, "President's Panel - How We're Growing Business in a Changing Market" and hear from execs who are adapting to new business realities and leveraging new opportunities in the ed tech market.

http://www.siia.net/etis/2011/

NYCAPBUG: Technologies in Education Conference

May 16th-17th, 2011
Albany, NY

ConnectYard is exhibiting and presenting at NYCAPBUG 2011. Please be sure to visit our session and learn about how to leverage social and mobile media to enhance the delivery of Blackboard Announcements and Discussions.
http://teched.strose.edu/

Blackboard Partner Symposium

April 21-22, 2011
Jacksonville State University, Jacksonville, Alabama

ConnectYard is both exhibiting and presenting. Please be sure to visit our booth and sessions on Friday, April 22nd from 9:30 – 10:30 AM and 2:45 – 3:30 PM in the Houston Cole Library, 11th floor, Rooms 1101 A & B to learn how ConnectYard seamlessly integrates social and mobile media with Blackboard announcement and discussions.

Over the course of the two days, Blackboard and their educational technology partners from NBC Learn, Barnes & Noble, McGraw-Hill Higher Education, ConnectYard, Learning Objects, and Sprint will showcase their benefits for the Blackboard client community.
http://www.jsunews.com/news/?newsID=1300

VCCS New Horizons 2011 Conference

April 13-15, 2011
The Hotel Roanoke and Conference Center, Roanoke, Virginia

ConnectYard is both exhibiting and presenting. Please be sure to visit our booth and sessions on Thursday, April 14th at 9:45am or  2:45pm to learn how ConnectYard seamlessly integrates social and mobile media with Blackboard announcement and discussions.

With over 150 concurrent sessions and a variety of hands-on computer labs, VCCS New Horizons offers 800 faculty, staff, and administrators an opportunity to explore new technologies and discover innovative ways of enhancing their ability to provide students with an education that will help propel each of them to a future of success.
http://www.vccs.edu/Default.aspx?tabid=970

Blackboard's Professional and Career College Summit

April 11-13, 2011
LIM College, New York, NY

ConnectYard is presenting Tuesday, April 12, 1:45PM – 2:40PM on how to improve student success by safely and securely engage students in online discussion spaces from their mobile devices, Facebook, Twitter and more!

This invite-only event provides CEOs, CIOs, Presidents, Academic Vice Presidents and other senior executives an opportunity to gather in an intimate setting and discuss trends and best practices in online learning.
http://www.limcollege.edu/parents-educators/9885.aspx

Villanova University Technology Expo

Thursday, April 7, 2011
Villanova University, Villanova, PA

ConnectYard is exhibiting at booth #96. Please be sure to visit our booth and learn more about how to safely and securely engage students in online discussion spaces from their mobile devices, Facebook, Twitter and more!

This year's conference will showcase the latest in technology products in online education with over 75 information technology exhibitors and innovators.
http://www.unit.villanova.edu/techexpo/

Webinar: Successfully Leveraging Social Media as a Learning Tool: How it Improves Student Collaboration, Communication, and Connectivity

March 31st, 2011
Wayne, NJ

ConnectYard is hosting a Webinar entitled, "Webinar: Successfully Leveraging Social Media as a Learning Tool: How it Improves Student Collaboration, Communication, and Connectivity". Please be sure to join us on Thursday, March 31st at 1pm EDT and hear from Barbara Howard, Assistant Professor, and Paul Wallace, Assistant Professor of Instructional Technology, how Appalachian State University is facilitating better overall communication and student engagement through leveraging social networking sites like Facebook and Twitter as well as mobile technology-especially in courses or instances where face-to-face interaction is not always available.
http://tinyurl.com/CY-Bb-Webinar

NERCOMP 2011 Annual Conference

March 28–30, 2011
The Westin Providence Hotel, Providence, Rhode Island

ConnectYard is exhibiting at booth #104 and co-presenting with our partner institution, SUNY College at Oneonta. Please be sure to visit our session on Tuesday, March 29 from 8:30-9:20am in the BLUE room and learn about how to engage students in online discussion spaces from their cell phones, Facebook space, etc.

This year's conference, "Developing Our Strengths, Leveraging Our Talents, Inspiring Our Campuses," will explore how our roles across the institution enable innovation as higher education paradigms shift significantly and as we are required to provide ever-increasing portfolios of service during difficult economic times.
http://www.educause.edu/NC11/Program/CORP01