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Bluenotes GLOBAL 2019 Conference - Thank You for Registration

Continuous Learning in the Journey of Higher Education: Using Analytics to Measure Progress and Inform Decisions

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In collaboration with the University of Louisville, Explorance is hosting the 6th annual Bluenotes GLOBAL Conference in Chicago, Illinois, USA. Join your Bluenotes community colleagues to connect and share your experiences in using analytics to turn student feedback into insights for measuring progress and informing decisions. Discuss your challenges, opportunities, and lessons learned. Expand your network of like-minded peers and sharpen your Blue skills and expertise in using data for analytics. Stay a few days longer and participate in the BAC, BEC or BRMC training camp to become a certified Blue Administrator, Expert, or Report Master.


Note: Submitting your conference registration form and completing the registration fee payment are done separately. Once you submit your conference registration through the ‘REGISTER NOW’ button, 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 August 4, 2019: The early bird special rates will be honored to those who register before the early bird pricing ends. We’d 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 here or by contacting BNG2019@explorance.com directly.

The Bluenotes GLOBAL 2019 Conference is the perfect place to meet, share, discuss, and learn about how Bluenotes community institutions in Higher Education are using analytics to turn student feedback into insights for measuring progress and informing decisions. By attending, you will benefit from the experience and expertise of other Bluenotes community colleagues and leave with an expanded network of like-minded peers in Higher Education who are passionate about feedback-informed continuous improvement.

Keynote Speakers

Shirley Raines, PhD.

Keynote Speech: Building Productive Partnerships

Dr. Shirley Raines is a much sought-after speaker, consultant, and author. Shirley’s leadership roles culminated in her service for 12 years as the first woman president of the University of Memphis. Powerful, prepared, and personable were the descriptions used at her induction into the Tennessee Women’s Hall of Fame. She has served on the selection committee for the National Teacher of the Year. She also was invited to speak at the White House Conference on University Entrepreneurship for the FedEx Institute of Technology. She speaks with humor, enthusiasm, and authority. Raines has written 18 books, 15 for educators, 2 for children, and her newest leadership book. Shirley’s latest book is An Uncommon Journey: Leadership Lessons from a preschool teacher who became a university president.

Professor David Carless

Featured Speech: Feedback Literacy as a Key to Ongoing Improvement

Professor David Carless works in the Faculty of Education, University of Hong Kong. The Faculty is ranked no. 4 in the world in the Times Higher Education subject ranking and the University is ranked no. 25 in the world in the QS rankings (2018). Professor Carless is a renowned specialist in feedback research and practice in higher education. His current research focuses on teacher and student feedback literacy to enhance the impact of feedback processes. He is a Principal Fellow of the Higher Education Academy. His signature publication is the book Excellence in University Assessment: Learning from Award-winning Practice (2015, Routledge). He tweets about feedback research and practice @CarlessDavid.

Event Details

Bluenotes GLOBAL provides an excellent opportunity to:

  • Share experiences, best practices, and insights to learn from each other
  • Network with your peers throughout the conference, formally and informally
  • Participate in various Bluenotes community meetups such as the Blue Experts Community and regional Bluenotes Chapters
  • Speak directly with Explorance staff
  • Learn about upcoming software releases and the product roadmap
  • Experience hands-on software use during pre-conference workshops and Explorance-staffed stations
  • Attend social events and dinners exclusive to the Bluenotes community
  • Become a certified Blue Administrator, certified Blue Expert, or certified Blue Report Master by participating in either the BAC, BEC, or BRMC in-person training camp immediately following the conference (for more information please click here)
  • And much more!


November 2018: NOW OPEN Early Bird Registration
May 3, 2019: LAST DAY Early Bird Registration Ends
July 19, 2019: LAST DAY Call for Presentation Proposals Closes
July 19, 2019: LAST DAY Conference Registration Closes
August 4 – 7, 2019 Bluenotes GLOBAL 2019 (Pre-conference activities on Aug 4)
August 8 – 9, 2019: Training Camp Blue Administrator Certification (BAC) Training Camp
August 8 – 10, 2019: Training Camp Blue Report Master Certification (BRMC) Training Camp
August 8 – 10, 2019: Training Camp Blue Expert Certification (BEC) Training Camp

Bluenotes GLOBAL 2019 Contact

 BNG2019@explorance.com  or Yeona Jang at yjang@explorance.com