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The CanvasCon Online 2020 Agenda Is Live!

The full agenda for CanvasCon Online 2020, happening October 15th, is now live. In addition to keynote speakers LeVar Burton and Sal Khan, you can choose from over 55 peer- and expert-led breakout sessions, hear Canvas leadership discuss top education trends and product roadmaps, swap distance learning best practices with the Canvas Community, plug into the Canvas partner network, and earn cool, custom Canvas swag.

The Agenda at a Glance

Live Keynotes // 10:00 a.m. (1000 UTC)* – 12:20 p.m. (1220 UTC)
Live Partner & Product Hall // 12:20 p.m. (1220 UTC) – 2:20 p.m. (1420 UTC)
On-Demand Breakouts // 2:20 p.m. (1420 UTC) – 4:00 p.m. (1600 UTC)

*The event will kick off at 10 a.m. (1000 UTC) in GMT+10 (Sydney), GMT+1 (London), and MST (Salt Lake City). 

For K–12ers

Here are a few highlights and top takeaways:
  • The powerful assessment offerings available within the Canvas Learning Management Platform
  • How Canvas lets you build the perfect edtech ecosystem, complete with your favorite apps 
  • Why Canvas LMS is awesome for little learners in primary classrooms
  • How to use Canvas LMS to provide equitable access for every student
  • The power of wherever, whenever learning

If you're new to Canvas (or you've been admiring it from afar),
we recommend these sessions:

Achieving Equity With Canvas
Jeff Faust, Charlottesville City Schools
Boot Scootin' Data Boogie With MasteryConnect
Lisa Paguaga, Broward County Public Schools
Craving Canvas: Taking the Leap to Launch Canvas in Primary Classrooms
Anastasia Luc, MSD of Pike Township
I'm a Google Girl in a Canvas World
Kristine Vester, Chesterfield County Schools
Integrate Your Apps With Canvas LMS as Your Hub
Brandon Risenhoover, Trinity Valley Schools

For Higher Edheads

Here are some key learnings to look forward to:
  • How to make a successful transition to Canvas
  • Why the right LMS can transform online learning
  • How the Canvas commitment to openness keeps you ultra connected
  • Why portfolios are key to student success

If you're new to Canvas (or just Canvas curious),
we recommend these sessions:

Next Stop: Canvas! A Journey From Blackboard to Canvas
Daniela Kretli Silva, ESPM
Reports From the Frontier: Academic Continuity
Adon Irani, University of Toronto Scarborough 
10 Ways to Make Online Learning More Engaging
Sean Nufer, TCS Education System
How the LTI App Store Made the COVID-19 Online Transition a Snap
Gabe Abrams, Harvard University
ePortfolio: Changing Traditional Transactions Into Transformational Experiences
Suzel Molina, Palo Alto College
Keys to a Successful Canvas Implementation
Páll Ásgeir Torfason, University of Iceland


LeVar Burton will share his influences and lifelong love of teaching and learning and discuss how education changes lives, the need for inclusion and diversity, and how technology is helping facilitate personalized learning and impact student success. 

Sal Khan will share his vision for founding Khan Academy, dive into how technology can transform education and enhance human relationships, and wrap up with a look to the future of education and edtech's increasingly important role in facilitating lifelong learning and reaching underserved populations.

Register Now for Free | CanvasCon Online 2020 | October 15