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2017 Digital Media in Education Conference

May 17, 18 & 19

 

Registration Now Open

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You’re Invited! Join the Community!

This is your official INVITATION to join a community of Digital Media Practitioners and Educators. Save the Date for the first ever Digital Media in Education Conference in beautiful Kelowna, British Columbia hosted by the University of British Columbia!

As digital media continues to emerge as one of the most powerful forms of communications in the 21st century, institutions, businesses and governments are building teams of digital media professionals.
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With the growing number of digital media professionals and users within education and business across Canada, the United States and overseas, it’s time to build a strong network of peers.

The 2017 Digital Media in Education Conference will bring together those professionals dedicated to supporting the advancement of education and business through technology, creativity, innovation and collaboration. Industry and educational Digital Media Experts will be on-hand to showcase their knowledge through keynotes, workshops and challenges.

Why you should take part?

You know the value of digital media creation and how it plays an important role in communicating to today’s fast paced and social networked world. You are actively involved with its use within your organization or interested in getting started. You’re a creative media specialist, executive producer, educator, researcher, student, administrator or Digital Media product supplier. Wherever you fit, you’re curious and know there’s more out there to learn, discover, experience and share within your area of interest and expertise. You want to be a part of the dialogue. Perhaps you’re a Digital Media Knowledge Broker that has valuable insights into this subject and want to share it with your peers and others. Whichever you are, you’re invited to be a part of this exciting three day inaugural event.


Conference Tracks

Digital Media Creation

Creativity and technical savvy go hand in hand when creating Digital Media whether it’s for Video, Web Design, Motion Graphics, Graphic Design or augmented reality! Discover and share insight into bringing the best work to life!

Digital Media in the Classroom

Students, educators and researchers are taking advantage of this new and growing resource. Uncover the full teaching, learning and research advancement potential with the use of Digital Media.

Emerging Media

Advancing technologies and applications provides a platform to share information in new and innovative ways. Discover how emerging media fits into education and the world around us.


DME Special Events

Digital Media Creators Showcase

Partners Tradeshow

 Wine & Food Tasting Networking Evening – Cedar Creek Wineries

Call for Proposals

Is Now Closed.

The 2017 Digital Media in Education Conference is the first of its kind in Canada and provides an opportunity to share your knowledge and expertise while being inspired by fellow Digital Media enthusiast.

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Where

KELOWNA, BC, The Heart of the Okanagan’s Wine Country.

Why not blend your Digital Media in Education Conference with a great holiday adventure for you and family.

Kelowna lies in the center of British Columbia’s Okanagan Valley, the largest city on Okanagan Lake and the home to over 130 world class and boutique wineries. During the summer the selection of activities and sights are endless and are perfect for a variety of ages. The weather ranges in temperature from on average between 26 and 29 degrees and is ideal for outdoor living!

About the Conference Host

The University of British Columbia’s Okanagan Campus

Purpose-built for the 21st century, the University of British Columbia’s Okanagan campus opened in Kelowna in 2005. UBC is one of North America’s largest public research and teaching institutions, and one of only two Canadian institutions consistently ranked among the world’s 40 best universities.

The Okanagan campus is an intimate learning community embracing bold new ways of thinking that attract exceptional students and faculty. More than 8,300 students from throughout the Okanagan region, across Canada and 90 other countries are enrolled in undergraduate and graduate programs in eight faculties and schools.

Here, students interact with one another and their professors on a daily basis, while becoming global citizens through interaction with their community and the world.

With $14.5 million in annual research funding, and more than 700 research projects underway, the Okanagan campus is earning a reputation as an important, respected centre of learning and research, enhancing knowledge creation and innovation in our region and internationally.



Conference Accomodations

Stay on campus! Affordable pricing!

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Prefer a hotel? Try the Sheraton Four Points!

Conveniently locate across from the airport and 3 minutes from UBC Okanagan. Click Here for more information

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