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Bluenotes EUROPE 2019 Conference

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

pin-markerLondon, UKcalendarMarch 21-22, 2019

Join the host of Bluenotes EUROPE 2019 Kingston University, along with your Bluenotes community colleagues, to connect and share your experiences in using student feedback to improve, enhance, and shape the future of Higher Education. Discuss your challenges, opportunities, and lessons learned. Expand your network of like-minded peers and sharpen your Blue skills and expertise in using analytics to turn student feedback into insights for measuring progress and informing decisions. Come a few days early to participate in the BEC training camp and become a certified Blue Expert.

Early bird discount ends January 11, 2019. REGISTER HERE and reserve your spot today

 

Sponsored by Explorance

ABOUT BLUENOTES EUROPE 2019

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 Expert Certification (BEC) training camp will be held on Monday, March 18 through to Wednesday, March 20, 2019, immediately prior to the Bluenotes EUROPE conference. This specially designed training camp will take place at the same conference venue for your convenience. Attend the Blue Expert Certification training to further develop your expertise in using advanced Blue features so that you can implement any feedback process at varying degrees of complexity. Please note that separate registration is required for the BEC 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.

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KEY DATES TO REMEMBER
November 2018: NOW OPEN Early Bird Registration & Call for Presentation Proposals
January 11, 2019: LAST DAY Early Bird Registration Ends & Call for Presentation Proposals Closes
February 18, 2019: LAST DAY Submission of Final Presentation Abstracts
March 1, 2019: LAST DAY Conference Registration Closes & Selected Presenters Notified
March 18 – 20, 2019: Training Camp Blue Expert Certification (BEC) Training Camp
March 21 – 22, 2019 Bluenotes EUROPE 2019 

CALL FOR PRESENTATIONS

Please submit your presentation proposals, consistent with the theme of Using Student Feedback to Lead the Way to Improve, Enhance, and Shape the Future of Higher Education with use of Blue, prior to February 18, 2019, 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 March 1, 2019.

DOOR PRIZES

A value of $10,000 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, March 21:  Social Dinner & Networking Event | Location: TBD

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

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 Tim Linsey, Kingston University, at T.Linsey@kingston.ac.uk or Stacey Martini, Explorance, at smartini@explorance.com.

Dates

March 18 - 20, 2019:
BEC @ BN EUROPE 2019

March 21 - 22, 2019:
Bluenotes EUROPE 2019

Location

The Grange Holborn Hotel

50-56 Southampton Row

London, United Kingdom WC1B 4AR

Preferred Hotel & Room Rate

A special rate of £150 per night (including VAT) is available for all attendees at the conference venue, the Grange Holborn Hotel.


Conference Registration Fee

Early Bird Rate: £104 / €118 Buy two and get a third registration free. (ends Jan 11)
Regular Rate: £158 / €178 Buy two and get a third registration free.

Registration fee includes conference attendance, refreshments both days, lunch and a social dinner on Thursday, March 21.

Social Event

Thursday, March 21 @ 7PM
Location TBD

Conference Theme

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

Download the BN Europe 2019 Tentative Conference Programme (coming soon)

Tentative Conference Programme

Download the BN EUROPE 2019 Travel Approval Document

Conference Travel Document

Download the BN EUROPE 2019 Conference & Certification Travel Approval Document

Conference & Certification Camp Travel Document

Kingston University Primary Contact:

Tim Linsey

Email: T.Linsey@kingston.ac.uk

Explorance Primary Contact:

Stacey Martini

Email: smartini@explorance.com

 

Travel & Lodging

Conference Venue & Lodging

The Grange Holborn Hotel

50-56 Southampton Row

London, United Kingdom WC1B 4AR

+44 (0) 20 7242 1800

 

 

 

 

 

A discounted rate of £150 per night (including VAT) is available for all attendees at the conference venue, the Grange Holborn Hotel.

About Kingston University

 

Our vision is that students will be sought after for their academic achievements, and their ability to shape society and contribute to the economy. Our mission is to enhance students’ life chances through inspiring learning, advancing knowledge, innovating professional practice and engaging with society.

Our students will study a curriculum that equips them with the academic, social, and personal skills to prosper in global and diverse environments; value their own diversity of backgrounds, identities and experiences; learn in an environment of encouragement and support; be part of a physical and virtual campus community; and have varied and extensive opportunities to enhance their practical and professional skills.

Learn more about Kingston University at www.kingston.ac.uk.

REGISTER NOW

Note: Submitting your conference registration form and completing the registration fee payment are done separately. Once you submit your conference registration, your attendance and selected preferences will be reserved for you. A conference registration confirmation email will be sent to the email address indicated on your registration form with payment details. You may complete your payment at any time prior to March 21, 2019. We strongly recommend registering your attendance as early as possible to ensure your preferred choices are available and your place is saved. Payments may be completed online via credit card in Pounds here or in Euros here. You may also contact BNEurope@explorance.com directly.