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CanvasCon Washington D.C.
Thursday, October 27, 2011 from 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM (EDT)
We're having our first-ever regional conference: CanvasCon Washington D.C. Come spend a day at the beautiful Gaylord National Hotel and Convention Center learning about the ins and outs of Canvas from Instructure employees and other users who are using Canvas in exciting ways!
Why should you come to CanvasCon Washington D.C.?
We're currently accepting proposals for speakers. If you have something you'd like to present for CanvasCon, please send your proposal to Sunny Washington at firstname.lastname@example.org. All proposals must be received by September 30 to be considered.
A full schedule will be posted after the proposal deadline.
Registration is $200. Your registration includes:
There will also be a postconference workshop on October 28 that will be led by one of our professional services trainers. This will be a hands-on workshop that will cover topics like best practices, using account level question banks, rubrics and learning outcomes. The cost for this half-day workshop will be $50.
Registration starts at 8:00 am. Welcome starts at 9:00 am
Participants should have previous experience using Canvas. You provide your passion; we'll provided a free Internet connection, top-notch trainers, digital resources to use during the workshop, and reference materials.
Travel and Lodging
CanvasCon will be held just minutes outside of Washington, DC, at the Gaylord National Hotel & Convention Center. It offers visitors to the Capitol region everything they are looking for in a vacation, business trip or a night out. Discover our first-class destination with fun for everyone, including fine dining and casual restaurants, unique shopping experiences, an indoor pool, and a 20,000-square-foot spa and fitness center, and for late-night excitement, an express elevator speeds you to the rooftop Pose Ultra Lounge. With 2000 luxurious rooms, including 110 lavish suites, a spectacular 18-story glass atrium welcomes you to the hotel, offering sweeping views of the Potomac River, Washington, DC and Old Town Alexandria.
We’ve negotiated a discounted rate for CanvasCon attendees. The Gaylord National Resort is providing lodging for $179 per night. We highly recommend that you make your reservation by October 10 to secure your room(s).
You can make your reservation here to receive the discounted group rate.
All reservations require a one night deposit at time of booking and are fully refundable up until 3 days prior to the scheduled arrival date. Inside 3 days of the scheduled arrival date, there is a one night cancel fee. No shows are considered a cancellation and once checked into the hotel any early departures will forfeit full reservation amount.
Transportation from Dulles International Airport to the The Gaylord National Resort can be arranged by calling the Reservations Desk at 1-301-965-4000.
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