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Qwickly Symposium 2024 · Cleveland, Ohio · Thursday June 13, 2024.

Qwickly Symposium 2024 will feature spotlight presentations from Qwickly clients, updates on the newest features and product releases, and an opportunity to network with other users and educational technology professionals.

"Qwickly Symposium is great opportunity to meet colleagues who face the same challenges as you, collaborate on possible solutions, and contribute to the next generation of productivity tools that make your world an easier place to navigate — I highly recommend it!"
— Chris Daniele, MassBay Community College

Schedule of Events

Scheduled times are subject to change. Please check back for the most up-to-date schedule.
Times listed reflect Eastern Time (ET)

8:30 AM
Registration Opens

9:00 AM
Opening Remarks
Presented by Qwickly Executive Team

9:30 AM
Morning Sessions Begin

9:30 AM
Introducing SMS Text Messaging in Qwickly Course Tools
Presented by Qwickly Product Education Team
Qwickly Course Tools will soon include option to send SMS text messages to students. Learn more about how this service works and the roadmap ahead. If you're institution struggles with text messaging for students, you won't want to miss this session.

10:00 AM
Predicting Students and Dollars at Risk Using Attendance, LMS and SIS Data
Presented by Jack Dilanian, CRO at IntelliBoard and Gary King, Regional Sales Manager at IntelliBoard
Learning analytics is becoming a must-have tool for organizations using Learning Management Systems, Student Information Systems, or any of the many other data sources available today. Key drivers include the increasing need for analyzing student data captured in these online learning platforms. Join our session as we explore the best practices of combining data to predict at-risk students and dollars.

11:00 AM
Instructure's Learning Platform: Come see how Instructure helps users of all abilities walk the path from curiosity to career
Presented by Heidi Redmond, Senior Account Executive for Higher Education at Instructure and David Thalman, Solutions Engineer at Instructure
Come see the tools used by educators to not only get students into the classroom, but also used to help them build and promote marketable skills. See how Canvas Catalog, Canvas Studio, Canvas Credentials, and Canvas LMS all work together to provide a seamless user experience from enrollment to credentials.

11:00 AM
Empowering Education: Harnessing AI for Ethical and Trustworthy Pedagogy with Anthology's Innovations
Presented by Cole Galyon, Global Vice President, Academic Innovation & Chris Triplett, Solutions Engineer
This presentation will explore the intersection of AI and education, guided by Anthology's Trustworthy AI Framework and the AI Design Assistant. We will dissect how AI, when designed with ethical considerations and trustworthiness at its core, can revolutionize educational practices by focusing on Anthology's practical application of the AI Design Assistant in Blackboard Learn Ultra.

12:00 PM
Lunch Provided by Qwickly
Catered by Metropolitan at the Nine

1:00 PM
Afternoon Sessions

1:00 PM
Panel Discussion: Embracing Technology in Uncertain Times

2:00 PM
Qwickly Attendance Absence Limits: A Deep Dive into the New Features
Presented by Qwickly Product Education Team
Take control of your school's attendance requirements with Qwickly Attendance Absence Limits enhancements! Learn about labeled warning levels, instructor-set limits, automated email warnings, and the new absence limit email dashboard.

2:00 PM
Switching LMS?: Lessons Learned During the Transition
Presented by Kerry Whitehead, Former Educational Technology Specialist
Are you considering a new LMS? This presentation will explore the steps and lessons learned by a community college during their transition between learning management systems.

2:30 PM
Introducing Clock Hours Time Reporting in Qwickly Attendance
Long-awaited time tracking tools has arrived in Qwickly Attendance Pro. Learn how to begin reporting out clock hours in Qwickly Attendance.

2:30 PM
Automating Attendance Reporting at Fordham London: Leveraging Google Apps Script for Enhanced Efficiency
Presented by Leah Janss Lafond
At Fordham London, the introduction of Blackboard Attendance was a significant step forward in our efforts to digitize and streamline educational processes. However, while Blackboard Attendance provided enhanced capabilities, we faced challenges with accessing attendance reports efficiently. This issue was mostly resolved by Qwickly, which facilitated easier report generation, but it still required manual intervention for data integration into our systems.

3:00 PM
LTIs Demystified: How They Work and How to Manage Them
Presented by Terry Patterson, Senior IT Systems Analyst at Austin Community College
Learning Tool Interoperability (LTI) has taken over integrating tools and systems with learning management systems. This presentation will review a simplified version of how an LTI works, focusing on LTI 1.3. Attendees also will learn about management best practices for LTI management.

4:00 PM
Reception @ The Vault
Located adjacent to the conference space.