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Schedule at a glance

This year’s conference will be packed with inspirational keynote speakers, informational sessions, lots of networking opportunities, plus the chance to talk to industry experts.

Be prepared to get hands-on! – This year’s program was designed in conjunction with our TLC Program Committee members who represent 11 institutions from across ANZ. With over 40 sessions, the program is sure to inspire.

Join us on 28th August for our pre-conference activities including DevCon, Moodlerooms Enterprise Day & Academic Adoption Workshop. Then from the 29th to 31st August, we embark on 3 days of thought-provoking presentations and workshops designed to equip you with ideas and best practices to take back and apply at your own institutions.

Please note, program is subject to change.

Tuesday, 28th August 2018

8.30am Pre-Conference activities

3.30pm Academic Adoption Workshop program concludes
5.00pm DevCon & Moodlerooms Enterprise Day programs conclude
6.00pm – 9.00pm Moodlerooms Enterprise Day Social
6.30pm – 10.00pm DevCon Social

Wednesday, 29th August 2018

8.30am DevCon  [Venue: University of Queensland]
9.00am Akari User Group  [Venue: Hilton Brisbane]
10.30am TEL Workshop  [Venue: Hilton Brisbane]
12.00pm Pre-Conference program concludes


Registration Desk Opens

1.00pm Welcome to Country; Welcome to TLCANZ18
1.10pm Day 1 program begins
5.00pm Day 1 program concludes
6.30pm Conference Social

Thursday, 30th August 2018

8.00am Analytics User Group
9.00am Day 2 program begins


Learn User Group

1.45pm TBC
2.20pm Workshops
5.20pm Day 2 program concludes
6.00pm Free evening
9.00pm Blackboard Afterparty

Friday, 31st August 2018

8.30am Kaltura User Group
9.30am Day 3 program begins


Collaborate User Group


Award Presentations

Closing Remarks

1:45pm Closing Networking Reception – Sponsored by AWS
2.30pm Day 3 program concludes

Conference Social

Get your lightsabers ready for a party that won’t be forgotten!

We are looking forward to welcoming you to a galaxy far, far away for a night of fun and live music at Pony Dining, Brisbane. Come dressed as your favourite character and relive the Star Wars adventures with your conference colleagues.

Prizes for best dressed will be awarded on the night.

Tickets to the conference social are included in the TLCANZ18 full registration. Additional tickets are also available.

Don’t miss your opportunity to become Princess Leia, Qui-Gon Jinn, a Twi’lek or even Chewbacca for the night!

2018 TLC Program Committee

Thank you to our 2018 TLC Program Committee members.


Mark Bailye
Customer Success Advocate at Blackboard


Bill Searle
Manager, Learning Technologies at Charles Darwin University

Professor Carol Miles
Director, Centre for Teaching and Learning at University of Newcastle

Danny Munnerley
Head, Blended Learning and Innovation at James Cook University

Professor Deborah West
Pro Vice Chancellor (Learning & Teaching Innovation) at Flinders University

Jeremy Goh
Senior Educational Technologist at University of Melbourne; Blackboard Learn ABUG Leader

Associate Professor Jo McKenzie
Director, Institute for Interactive Media and Learning at University of Technology Sydney

Jonathan Flutey
Learning & Research Technology Manager at Victoria University of Wellington

Dr Kulari Lokuge
Associate Director, eLearning at Monash College

Mark Northover
Manager of Learning Technologies and Associate Head of the Centre for Learning and Teaching at Auckland University of Technology

Professor Michael Sankey
Deputy Director of Learning Transformations at Griffith University

Professor Vanessa Chang
Director, Learning Innovations at Curtin University

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