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2020 Digital Education Summit Recap

Connect, Learn, Innovate. 2020 Digital Education Summit

That’s a Wrap on the 2020 Digital Education Summit

Going into this year’s event, we knew things would be a little different. Instead of gathering in-person for our ninth annual event, we came together virtually for an event like no other held before. Leveraging Cvent’s new Virtual Attendee Hub, attendees accessed #DES20 through the event website and mobile app, interacting with presenters and fellow attendees through breakout sessions and receiving answers to their questions’ through live Q&A.

To kick #DES20 off, Dr. Mike Wesch gave an inspiring keynote presentation about how his son helped him identify the core elements of learning, how they re-invigorated his teaching, and how they became the foundation for his COVID-era course designs. From there, attendees broke out to attend one of the 20 sessions given by presenters from across the globe.

Missed a presentation? Want to rewatch this year’s keynote? Log in to the #DES20 Virtual Attendee Hub to access all of this year’s content-on-demand (event registration required).

#DES20 by the Numbers

21 Presentations.

28 Presenters. Including presenters from Briercrest College, Kansas State University, Sam Houston State University, Southern Cross University, Sul Ross State University, and the University of Calgary.

489 Registered Attendees. Including attendees from Angelina College, Beaumont ISD, Blackboard, Blinn College, Briercrest College, DeSoto County Schools, Houston Community College, Kennesaw State University, Lamar University (including LIT, Orange, and Port Arthur), Lone Star College, Midwestern State University, Penn State University, Prairie View A&M University, Rice University, Richardson ISD, Sam Houston State University, San Jacinto College, Sul Ross State University, Texas Tech University, the University of Texas at Tyler, United States Air Force Academy, University of Calgary, University of Houston, University of Mary Hardin-Baylor, University of South Alabama, University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, and Utah State University.