The Canvas team hits the road this week for the EDUCAUSE Annual Conference October 14-17 in Chicago, Illinois. EDUCAUSE is the premier higher ed IT event that brings together professionals and technology providers from around the world to share ideas, grow professionally, and discover solutions to today’s challenges. Canvas will be at booth #1745. Read on for all of the fun activities we have planned:

Tuesday, October 15

Expo Hall hours are 9:45 a.m. – 6:30 p.m. Attendees at the following scheduled product demos at the Canvas booth will have a chance to win a pair of Airpods: 

Demos

10 a.m. CT – Platform

12:30 p.m. – Studio

2:00 p.m. – Portfolium

5:15 p.m. – Analytics 2

Sessions featuring Canvas

Jared Stein, Vice President of Higher Ed Product Management for Canvas, will be participating in Alexa, What’s Due Tomorrow?” How Voice Simplifies Access to Education Information at 10:45 a.m CT. This session will explore how edtechs including LMS, SIS, and MOOC providers like Canvas are using Alexa as they move to enable frictionless access to student and school information—getting the right information to high school and college students at the right time in order to help them stay informed and execute towards achieving their goals.

Instructure / Google Customer Party

Instructure, in partnership with Google, is hosting a customer party on Tuesday, October 15 from 7–9 p.m. at the Adler Planetarium. The party includes food, drinks, swag and giveaways along with s Space Theater show sponsored by Google called “Welcome to the Universe” at 7:30, 8, and 8:30 p.m. An EDUCAUSE badge is required for entrance.

#CanvasEduChat

Canvas will also host a #CanvasEduChat Twitter chat live from EDUCAUSE on Tuesday, October 15 at 12 p.m. CT. Follow @CanvasLMS and use the hashtag to engage in the conversation.

Wednesday, October 16

Expo Hall hours are 9:45 a.m. – 5 p.m. CT. Attendees at the following scheduled product demos at the Canvas booth will have a chance to win a pair of Airpods:

Demos

10 a.m. CT – Platform

12:30 p.m. – Analytics 2

2:00 p.m. – Portfolium

4:15 p.m. – Studio

For more information, visit www.instructure.com/canvas/community/events/educause.