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Great minds from around the world come together to learn, connect, and advance the future of education at BbWorld.

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Thousands of attendees, hundreds of sessions, powerful keynotes, unlimited networking

BbWorld is action packed with non-stop learning, rich discussions, and inspiration. Learn how you can transform your institution into a learner-focused enterprise, leading the pack in today’s complex education landscape.

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Major changes are impacting education—from learning analytics and accessibility to open learning and campus safety—and we’re going to talk about it all. We’re bringing the industry’s leaders to BbWorld, pioneers solving for these changes with true innovation, great minds poised to change education. And that means you. You’re changing the landscape in your work every day. We want to hear your stories.


Our job is to provide best-in-class programming. Your job is to learn. You’ll hear from education’s leading voices, find out about the future of Blackboard products and services, and learn first hand how your peers tackle common issues. Pre-conference workshops offer a special opportunity for Blackboard customers to dive deep with our product team. We pack a lot into BbWorld, so bring your A game.


This year’s international education conference will bring you more networking opportunities than ever before. Connect during workshops, at cocktail hours, in the exhibit hall, during meals, at the social wall, in new networking spaces, and after dark at receptions and after parties. Or, go deep with our experts at the enhanced Knowledge Bar. Our team will be standing by to answer your toughest questions.

Create your own agenda

BbWorld is the education event that offers it all. And it’s all for you. Our education conference is for anyone working in education—K-12, higher ed, professional & government training—anywhere in the world. Check out sessions below!

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Open Learning

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What people are saying

“All sessions I attended were very informative and will be useful when applying to our initiatives.”

“By far the most helpful part of the conference was the access I had to accessibility experts through the Knowledge Bar and scheduled sessions. I made more progress in three days on this topic than I have in the past year of effort.”

“The Knowledge Bar was especially useful since people were there pretty much throughout the conference. When I had questions, I could easily get them answered.”

BbWorld 2016 Sponsors

Help create a personalized experience for our attendees. BbWorld brings together thousands of the education industry’s influential decision makers from around the world—both in person and online—for three days of powerful conversations, sessions, and networking.

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Start planning your BbWorld 2016 experience today

Register now to guarantee your spot at the premier education technology training, networking, and professional development event for educators and administrators from around the globe.


People are already talking about #BbWorld16

Networking and knowledge sharing doesn’t just happen during the week of BbWorld; it’s already started and will continue long after we’ve finished dancing at the Client Appreciation Party on the final night. Become a part of the conversation now by joining the BbWorld LinkedIn group and the Blackboard Community. Here you can access valuable content, provide input on what you’d like to see at future events, and knowledge share with your peers. Join today to get all the newest updates for BbWorld 2016.

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