November 14-16, 2016

Washington, DC

E-Learn Social Events

NewComer Welcome

 9:30AM  Monday, November 14 in Edison D

  • If this is your first time to E-Learn or you would just like to make some new friends, join us immediately following keynote for a fun speed-dating event hosted by the E-Learn conference chair, Theo Bastiaens and the E-Learn Executive Committee.
  • Edison Ballroom


Welcome Party!

6:30 – 8:00 PM Monday, November 14 in Edison D
  • Join us as we welcome you to E-Learn 2016 with LIVE music, mingling, drinks & hors d’oeuvres!
  • All attendees welcome!



FREE Topics Lunch

12:15 – 1:30 PM Monday, Tuesday & WednesdayNovember 14 – 16 served in Edison DLunch

  • Register now to join your attendees each day for the complimentary topics lunch! Tables will be displayed with the following topics and open seating for attendees to enjoy some networking, connecting, and conversations over the following topics:
    • E-learning Scenarios (Blended Learning, Flipped Classroom)
    • Engagement & Motivation
    • Mobile Learning
    • Gamification
    • Augmented Reality
    • Big Data
    • Social Software (Collaborative Learning)
    • MOOC’s
    • “Sorry, I can’t chat. I have to finish my presentation” 🙂


FREE Smithsonian Air & Space Museum Guided Tour

Monday 1:30 – 4:30 PM

Tuesday: 11:45 AM- 2:45 PM

Wednesday: 9:15 AM- 12:15PM

Meet at the Westin Registration Desk (downstairs) at the start times above for Metro transportation guided by a professional Washington Walks tour guide bringing you right to the Welcome Center, Sponsored by Rolls-Royce at the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum. There you will be greeted by a Docent for a private guided tour of the museum! As a complement to your visit, please check out the How Things Fly interactive website at

  • Registration required – space is limited! See the E-Learn Registration desk to sign up.
  • Your Walking guide will be wearing a blue and green Washington Walks badge.


Special Interest Group (SIG) Meetings

12:15-1:30 PM Monday – ThursdayNovember 14, 15 & 16 in BannekeriStock_000029146466Small

Event: An Afternoon Without Slides!

3:00 PM- 5:00 PM Tuesday, November 15Poster Sessions in Edison Ballroom
  • Join us for this dynamic new session that combines Research & Technical
    Posters/Demonstrations, Product Showcases, and Roundtables!
  • Join us after lunch for dessert and coffee at this new event for the exchanging of ideas!



Movie Screening: Steve Jobs

3:00 PM- 5:00 PM Tuesday, November 15 in Wright 
  • Come relax in our “theatre” for a movie screening featuring the movie, Steve Jobs. Drinks, popcorn and comfortable seating will be provided. Then join us on Wednesday morning at 9:30am for coffee and breakfast snacks to discuss!


Closing Happy Hour & Award Ceremony

4:00 PM – 5:00 PM Wednesday, November 16 in Edison D
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  • Let’s end E-Learn 2016 with Happy Hour and hors d’oeuvres! We invite all attendees and a guest to congratulate the Outstanding Paper & Poster Award Recipients. We look forward to sharing a toast together to close E-Learn 2016 and invite you to Vancouver next year!