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The Canvas team is hitting the road for its first conference of 2020 – the Future of Education Technology® Conference January 14-17 in Miami Beach, Florida.

For 40 years, the Future of Education Technology® Conference has gathered the most dynamic and creative education professionals from around the world for an intensive, highly collaborative exploration of new technologies, best practices and pressing issues. Its impact has been felt by thousands of districts, schools, educators — and ultimately students.

The Canvas booth (#3216) will be open and hosting demos January 15 from 12 – 5:30 p.m., January 16 from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m., and January 17 from 8:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Canvas will also present special sessions throughout the conference highlighting the innovative tools used to support student and teacher success. All sessions will take place in room "Ocean Drive B". Here’s a complete schedule:

TUESDAY, JANUARY 14
K-5 Networking: Open Canvas Meet Up

1:30 – 2:30 p.m.

6-12 Networking: Open Canvas Meet Up
4 – 5 p.m.
Come meet up with your Canvas Community to connect, compare, and share your teaching awesomeness.

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 15

Meet the Canvas Experts – Come Build with Us
Speakers:Rachel Swanson, K12 Senior Solutions Engineer; Thomas Turano, K12 Solutions Engineer
8 – 10 a.m.
Announcements, assignments, discussions, assessments, oh my! Come and build alongside Canvas experts and leave the session not only inspired, but with actual materials to improve your classroom tomorrow!

Universal Design with Canvas
Speaker: Dominic Church, Regional Director, K12 Sales, Florida and Mid-Atlantic
1 – 1:40 p.m.
How can you maximize learning for all of your students in Canvas? Join us as we leverage the principles of Universal Design, ensuring that your digital course materials are more accessible, more engaging, and more impactful for every student.

Future of Assessment with MasteryConnect
Speaker: Corinne Bishop, Regional Sales Leader
2 – 2:40 p.m.
Take an interactive deep dive into innovative tools that deliver meaningful, actionable data that lets educators target interventions and adjust instruction when it matters most. Learn how to take formative and benchmark assessment to the next level, make curriculum planning a snap, and supercharge PLCs like never before.

An Ecosystem of Digital Tools that Support PD
Speakers: Christina Clayton, Southeast Regional Director; Thomas Turno, K12 Solutions Engineer
3:20 – 4 p.m.
Canvas is more than an LMS! Learn how The Canvas ecosystem of tools can support your PD efforts from self-paced courses and micro-credentialing, to video based coaching and mentoring.

THURSDAY, JANUARY 16

Portfolium & Canvas
Speaker: Emily Binkowski, Enterprise Account Executive
10 – 11 a.m.
Engage students along learning pathways that prepare them for academic and career success with Canvas Folios.

Canvas Studio - Collaborative Video in Action
Speakers: Katie Morgan, Inside Sales Representative; Orange County Schools
11 – 11:40 a.m.
Canvas Studio will turn up the engagement with interactive video, analytics, and accessibility tools.

Universal Design with Canvas
Speaker: Dominic Church, Regional Director, K12 Sales, Florida and Mid-Atlantic
12 – 12:40 p.m.

Future of Assessment with MasteryConnect
Speaker: Corinne Bishop, Regional Sales Leader
1 – 1:40 p.m

An Ecosystem of Digital Tools that Support PD
Speakers: Christina Clayton, Southeast Regional Director; Thomas Turno, K12 Solutions Engineer
2 – 2:40 p.m.

Future of Assessment with MasteryConnect
Speaker: Corinne Bishop, Regional Sales Leader
3 – 3:40 p.m.

K-5 Canvas Showcase
Speaker: Rachel Swanson, K12 Senior Solutions Engineer
4 – 4:40 p.m.
What does Canvas in the elementary classroom look like? Come explore how you can use Canvas in the K-5 classroom to increase communication, organization, and collaboration with your early learners. We’ll also be showing amazing Canvas classroom examples designed specifically for the K-5 learner.

FRIDAY, JANUARY 17

Universal Design with Canvas
Speaker: Dominic Church, Regional Director, K12 Sales, Florida and Mid-Atlantic
10 – 11 a.m.

Portfolium & Canvas
Speaker: Emily Binkowski, Enterprise Account Executive
11 – 11:40 a.m.

Canvas Studio - Collaborative Video in Action
Speakers: Katie Morgan, Inside Sales Representative; Orange County Schools
12 – 12:40 p.m.

For a full conference schedule and more information on FETC 2020, visit fetc.org. We’ll see you in Miami Beach!