2014 Call for Proposals is now open!
The 2014 Exhibitor/Sponsor Prospectus and application form will be available soon. For organizations and companies planning their budget for next year, use the fees below as your guideline until the current rates are published.
Distance Education Professional Development
In 1985 DEPD hosted the first Annual Conference on Distance Teaching & Learning to provide an exchange of current resources, research, and best practices relevant to the design and delivery of distance education and training.
In 1993 DEPD launched the first-of-its-kind Distance Education Certificate Program to help teachers teach online.
In 2013 DEPD continues to provide professional online certificates and face-to-face programs to prepare online educators and trainers to create more effective and successful courses, programs, and trainings.
Submit online by Wednesday, January 22, 2014 by 4 pm (CT)
We invite you to submit your proposal(s) to present at the 30th Annual Conference on Distance Teaching & Learning. Learn more about the presentation formats by selecting Presentation Types on the left menu.
- Lead an in-depth interactive workshop.
- Present a session on the planning and management of distance education/training programs.
- Share your research and expertise.
Distill essential knowledge/skills.
- Demonstrate your successful course and/or training materials to others.
- Guide discussions with your colleagues.
Accepted papers will be published in the digital 2014 Conference Proceedings & Resources and in the Resource Library on the conference website.
Peer vetting & feedback
Comments, questions, and evaluations can help guide your future work.
Discussions with colleagues provide invaluable opportunities for professional growth.
Accepted presenters receive a discounted registration fee (see grid on home page).
Save the date for the 30th Annual Conference on Distance Teaching & Learning!
August 12-14, 2014
Plan to celebrate our 30th anniversary with colleagues in Madison, Wisconsin! Registration Fees are estimated at $475 for registration, $90 for half-day workshops, and $100-140/night for lodging.
NEW next year! The days for the conference will change to Tuesday through Thursday.
Conference Venue and Madison Area
The conference will be held at the Monona Terrace Convention Center along Lake Monona in beautiful Madison, Wisconsin. The setting is near several large hotels, unique restaurants, the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus, and walking/exercise paths.
To find out more about Madison events and attractions during your visit, go to http://www.visitmadison.com/visitors/