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Vancouver, Washington

October 17 + 18, 2024

Join us to network, learn new design strategies and best practices, and see what new tools are available to increase your craft. The conference will be held at the beautiful Clark College campus just over the Oregon border in Washington. We welcome attendees from the Pacific Northwest, as well as colleagues from farther away.

Session Proposals

We are thrilled to have you join us as a presenter to discuss teaching and learning, technology, pedagogy, faculty development, and visions of the future. The deadline for submissions is May 24, 2024 June 21, 2024.

Session Categories and Possible Topics

This year, we will have three broad session categories: (1) Teaching and Learning in the Classroom, (2) Professional Development, and (3) Big Picture. See descriptions below.

Session Format and Length

Sessions can be 30 minutes, 50 minutes, or – if PechaKucha format – 6 minutes and 40 seconds. Some example session formats are below. We welcome creativity and innovation in your presentations!

(30 minutes or 50 minutes)
Presentations are the standard session format. They involve one or more speakers sharing information on a specific topic in a structured and often interactive manner.
(30 minutes or 50 minutes)
A discussion format is an open conversation and exchange of ideas among participants, facilitated by a moderator or discussion leader.
(30 minutes or 50 minutes)
A panel could be a group of students, faculty, or other stakeholers sharing their perspectives, along with audience contribution.
(6 minutes and 40 seconds)
PechaKucha is a presentation format where speakers present their ideas using a specific structure of 20 slides, each displayed for 20 seconds and automatically advanced. PechaKucha sessions are fast-paced and concise.

If your proposal is accepted:

  1. Reply to the acceptance email to confirm that you’ll be presenting.
  2. Register for the conference.
  3. Plan your session and materials with accessibility in mind. Check out these tips for making your presentation accessible.


Registration includes admission to the two-day conference, breakfast and lunch on both conference days, and access to all social events.

Registration Rates
Type Price
Regular $170
Early Bird
Available until August 1st
Presenter $110
Student* $80

* There are a total of 10 student tickets available. To get this rate, please email info@nwelearn.org and include “NWeLearn 2024: Student Rates” in your subject. These discounts will be provided on a first come, first served basis.


The 2024 conference will be held in Geiser Hall on the Clark College campus in Vancouver, Washington.

Hoover Academic Building


We’ve contracted with two hotels near the Clark College campus:

Comfort Inn & Suites Vancouver Downtown City Center

1.2 miles from conference location

Room Options
2 double beds, 2 queen beds, 1 king bed
$109 – $118 per night

Hilton Vancouver Washington

1.7 miles from conference location

Room Options
1 king bed
$185 per night


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