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Bluenotes APAC 2019 Conference

Using Feedback Data to Lead the Way to Improve, Enhance, and Shape the Future of Higher Education

pin-markerMonash University, Melbourne, AUScalendarFebruary 14-15, 2019

Join Monash University as they host Bluenotes APAC 2019 where Blue enthusiasts will gather together for a two-day conference to connect, share expertise, and learn from best practices.

Early bird discount ends November 29, 2018. REGISTER HERE and reserve your spot today!

 

Sponsored by Explorance

Event Details

Participants in this year’s conference will experience the benefit of:

  • Expertise on topics such as how institutions can best use Blue to improve student experience and student success
  • Sessions focused on using feedback data collected through Blue to improve and enhance the future of higher education
  • Expert panel discussions on the role of student evaluations, surveys, and feedback to improve student success
  • Presentations on formative feedback tool-kits and institutional applications
  • Sessions on improving process and interpretation of evaluation data

As well as:

  • An opportunity to speak directly with Explorance staff
  • Learn about upcoming software releases
  • Presentations made by Blue users
  • Explorance-led sessions, expert panel discussions, hands-on workshops, and networking social events
  • Incredible door prizes
  • and much, much more!

A Blue Administrator Certification (BAC) training camp will be held on Tuesday, February 12th through Wednesday, February 13th, 2019, immediately prior to the Bluenotes APAC conference. The training will take place at Monash University for your convenience. The Blue Administrator Certification training is the first level of certification for all users who will be administrating any feedback process with Blue. Please note that separate registration is required for the BAC training camp and additional fees may apply. For full details and registration, please click hereFor more information and to register for BAC in addition to Bluenotes APAC 2018, please click here.

KEY DATES

September 2018: NOW OPEN – Early bird registration & call for presentation proposals

November 29, 2018: LAST DAY – Early bird registration ends & deadline for presentations proposals

January 10, 2019: LAST DAY – Submission of final presentations abstracts 

January 31, 2019: LAST DAY – Conference registration closes & discounted hotel rate ends

February 12 & 13, 2019: BLUE ADMINISTRATOR CERTIFICATION TRAINING CAMP

February 14 & 15, 2019: BLUENOTES APAC 2019 CONFERENCE

CALL FOR PRESENTATIONS

Please submit your presentation proposals, consistent with the theme of Using Data to Lead the Way to Improve, Enhance, and Shape the Future of Higher Education with use of Blue, prior to November 29, 2018, by emailing Yeona Jang, Explorance, at yjang@explorance.com. Presentation proposals will be reviewed by the Bluenotes presentation review committee and acceptance notifications will be made by December 21, 2018.

DOOR PRIZES

Over $10,000 AUD in door prizes will be awarded at the conference. All attendees will be automatically entered to win one of these valuable prizes:

  • Attendance to the Bluenotes Global 2019 Conference, including airfare, lodging, and conference registration
  • Attendance to the Bluenotes MENA 2019 Conference, including airfare, lodging, and conference registration

 

SOCIAL NETWORKING EVENT

Thursday, February 14th:  Social Dinner & Networking Event

Join your colleagues for a social dinner at 7PM to conclude conference day 1!

Location: TBD

CONFERENCE SESSION HIGHLIGHTS

Many interesting sessions hosted by Blue-powered institutions and Explorance staff have been planned, including:

  • Expert panel discussions where educational leaders will discuss the role of student evaluations, surveys, and feedback to improve student success and institutional outcomes
  • Presentations on formative feedback tool-kits and institutional applications
  • Sessions on improving feedback process and interpretation of evaluation data
  • The need for institutional improvement communication plans based upon evaluation results
  • …and many other informative sessions!

Presentation time slots are still available. Please contact yjang@explorance.com if you are interested in presenting.

For any questions or additional information, please contact Kristina Kaulenas, Monash University, at kristina.kaulenas@monash.edu or Stacey Martini, Explorance, at smartini@explorance.com.

Dates

Thursday, February 14 through
Friday, February 15, 2019

Location

Monash University
Caulfield Campus
Caulfield VIC, Australia

Preferred Hotel & Room Rate

A discounted group room rate will be available at the Rendezvous Hotel. Please view the Travel & Lodging section below for details.

Conference Registration Fee

EARLY BIRD: $199 AUD ends November 29, 2018

REGULAR: $299 AUD

Registration Fee Includes: Full conference attendance, breakfast and lunch daily, and participation in the social networking dinner on Thursday evening.

Social Events

Thursday, February 14 Location TBD

Conference Theme

Using Data to Lead the Way to Improve, Enhance, and Shape the Future of Higher Education

COMING SOON: Download the travel approval information for the Bluenotes APAC 2019 Conference below

Bluenotes APAC 2019 Conference Travel Information

COMING SOON: Download the travel approval information for BAC and the Bluenotes APAC 2019 Conference below

BAC & Bluenotes APAC 2019 Conference Travel Information

Monash University Primary Contact:

Kristina Kaulenas

Email: kristina.kaulenas@monash.edu

Explorance Primary Contact:

Stacey Martini

Email: smartini@explorance.com

Travel & Lodging

Rendezvous Hotel Melbourne

Discounted room rates are available at the Rendezvous Hotel, located at 328 Flinders Street, Melbourne VIC 3000, for all Bluenotes APAC 2019 attendees.

The discounted rate offers 15% off the best available rate for all room types during the period of 10 – 16 February 2019. Discounted rates are available until January 31, 2019. To reserve your room, please use this link to book now.

Promo Code: APAC2019

Please note: The discounted room rates will be based on availability so reserve as early as possible. 

About Monash University

Monash University was established in Melbourne, Australia in 1958. We are a youthful organisation, enthusiastic, optimistic and accessible. We believe quality education and research can change the world for the better.

From a single campus at Clayton with fewer than 400 students, Monash has grown into a network of campuses, education centres and partnerships spanning the globe. With approximately 60,000 students (and 350,000 almuni) from over 170 countries, we are today Australia’s largest university.

At Monash, the desire to make a difference informs everything we do. But we go beyond good intentions. We make an impact, both locally and internationally. We are a global university with a presence on four continents. Learn more about Monash University at www.monash.edu.

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