BbWorld’09 – See you there?

This year’s conference will be near Blackboard’s headquarters in Washington, DC.


See you there? Here are some early conference resources that were recently emailed out by Blackboard:

Blackboard Connections

The conversations have already started at Blackboard ConnectionsTM, your central hub for virtual BbWorld communication. Check out our BbWorld ‘09 Discussion Group; then login to join the conversation:

  • Give us your thoughts on Birds of a Feather topics
  • Find like-minded colleagues and arrange to meet at the conference during our “Meet-Up Time”
  • Get first-time attendee tips
  • Post your own tips for attendees

Check it out now!  If you have a Behind the Blackboard® or EduGarageTM username, use it to login. If you don’t have a login, just sign up for a Blackboard Passport account and get started.


Stay connected in real-time before and during the event! We encourage you to tweet and follow other attendees by using the #BbWorld09 hash tag.


Check out photos from last year (#BbWorld) and post your own at Flickr by tagging them with #BbWorld09.

These are just a few of the ways you can connect before, during and after BbWorld.  More virtual conference elements are being planned – from session materials and speaker insights to webinars and captured sessions.


About ekunnen
Eric has a passion for, works to lead, support, and coordinate effective uses of technology in teaching and learning. He is an Associate Director of eLearning and Emerging Technologies at Grand Valley State University (GVSU) in Allendale, Michigan. His primary role focuses on collaborating and supporting distance learning initiatives at the university while exploring future trends in emerging technologies in teaching and learning. He also collaborates to research and support academic technologies used in the classroom and in eLearning. Previously, Eric was the Emerging Technologies Coordinator at GVSU and a Director of Distance Learning and Instructional Technologies at Grand Rapids Community College (GRCC) in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Eric has a background in teaching Computer Science and Biology at the secondary level and a Master of Arts in Education with an emphasis in Educational Technology. I'm on mission to advance teaching and learning through the integration of emerging and innovative instructional technologies... More

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