The current transformation in the academic technology market is an exciting—and challenging —time for the bright minds building tomorrow’s education technology. Whether you’re a programmer, developer, systems analyst, or academic technology coordinator, you know it’s vital that you stay ahead of the curve when it comes to the most pressing issues developers face today, including …

  • Getting the most out of LTI and Web Services with Blackboard
  • Improving security automation and incident handling
  • Optimizing app performance on campus
  • Promoting broader academic technology content

With transformation moving at such a rapid pace, keeping your skills up-to-date is more challenging than ever. That’s why you won’t want to miss BbWorld 2014, which takes place July 15–17 in Las Vegas, and features exclusive opportunities for developers to network and share tips with peers, as well as learn from subject-matter experts. Here’s a sneak-peak into the sessions line-up for this year’s event.

A Comprehensive Approach to Technology Selection, Adoption, and Integration
Matt Rota, Director of Technology-Enhanced Learning, University of Cincinnati

An Open Source Framework for Working with Blackboard Learn’s Web Services
Kurt Faulknerloser, Analyst/Programmer, Riverside Community College District

Held at the Venetian/Palazzo Resort, BbWorld 2014 not only tackles these critical challenges, but also provides the chance to get help with specific product issues. Whether your questions and concerns center around app performance management, client support, data analytics, or another area, there’s a session to attend or an expert to consult. It’s a prime opportunity for you to join us in our shared mission to “reimagine education,” and increase our understanding of the needs of today’s—and tomorrow’s—instructors and learners.

Register today for the premier education event of the season. Before the event, join the conversation in the official BbWorld LinkedIn group, where you’ll get the latest event news, participate in discussions with Blackboard executives, and get to know other BbWorld attendees.

And if you’re not yet a member of the Blackboard Idea Exchange, apply now to join other developers impacting every stage of the product development process. The Exchange offers developers a chance to influence early product direction by participating in surveys and focus groups as well as limited field trials, in addition to assessing the impact of new releases.

Click here to learn more about BbWorld—and to take advantage of our early-bird pricing.

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