June 10, 2024: Meet our Speakes at the USDLA National Conference, June 17-20 in St. Louis

Monday Morning Magic from Inkandescent® PR + Publishing Co.Hello friends! We know you are going to love our keynote speakers at the 2024 USDLA National Conference, June 17-20 in St. Louis. Meet them below! Click here to learn more.

Retired Navy SEAL Don Mann

Topic: Overcoming Challenges in the Changing World of Distance and Digital Education

About Don: A New York Times bestselling author since retiring two decades ago from Team SIX Don has delivered compelling presentations that have inspired business leaders military and government personnel and professional athletes. The lessons he shares during his presentations are born from his colorful and action-packed life as a SEAL his experiences competing in some of the world’s most grueling competitions and his experience in the business world. Learn more: usfrogmann.com.

Dr. Joe Sallustio higher-education expert and author

Topic: Update on Commencement: The Beginning of a New Era in Higher Education

About Joe: Colleges and universities that provide millions of degree and non-degree credentials each year are a vital backbone of communities and economies. These institutions elevate the critical-thinking capacities of students and learners and they provide crucial job skills and life skills to emerging workforces. But the skills we need how we collaborate and the very jobs available to graduates are changing. It’s time for higher education to start anew. It’s time for Commencement into a new era. Join us for a detailed insight into Joe’s new book and how you can help seize the moment to change higher education forever. Learn more: joesallustio.com

Dr. Robbie Melton Associate Vice President – SMART Global Technology Innovation Strategist

Topic: The Tools Shaping the World of Artificial Intelligence

About Dr. Melton: Robbie has published and presented globally on the impact and value of mobile devices for education and the workforce and has acquired a new distinction as an “App-ologist” due to her study of the pedagogy and best teaching practices with mobile devices quality standards for the utilization of mobile apps and her creation of the Mobile App Education and Workforce Resource Center. She is also the winner of numerous awards the latest being the 2016 Online Learning Consortium Fellow 2016 WCET Richard Jonsen Educational Technologies top honor for her lifetime work in educational technology 2015 MERLOT Leadership Visionary Award CDE Top 30 2014 Technologists Transformers and Trailblazers 2013 Apple Distinguished Educator 2012 Technology WOW Award 2013 eAfrica Innovator Education Award. Learn more: robbiemelton.org

John Chen author and leader of Engaging Virtual Meetings

Topic: Engaging Virtual Meetings and 50 Digital Team Building Games

About John: With more than 350000 clients across the US as well as in Spain France and Taiwan, including Microsoft Adobe REI Boeing Booz Allen Wired Magazine Prudential Jaffrey Piper Xbox and more, at the USDLA National Conference John will take us behind the scenes on how he works his hybrid magic in his workshop: How To Make Engaging Hybrid Learning Technology.”This comprehensive program is designed for educators and technologists who aim to blend traditional and digital teaching methods effectively,” explains John adding that this course delves into the intricacies of creating hybrid learning environments that are not only technologically advanced but also highly engaging for students. Through a blend of theoretical knowledge and practical applications, participants will explore the latest tools and strategies in hybrid learning.” Learn more: engagingvirtualmeetings.com

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