The Team-Based Learning Collaborative (TBLC) invites all educators to attend our 19th annual Conference on Team-Based Learning scheduled for March 14-17, 2020 at the Hilton Portland Downtown in Portland, Oregon, USA. “Diversity in Learning” will be the central theme for the conference, in which attendees will not only have the opportunity to learn more about the utilization of TBL, but will also explore strategies to meet both diverse learners and diverse learning needs.
When: March 14 – 17, 2019
Where: Portland, Oregon, USA
Meeting Highlights: Pre-conference workshops will be held on Saturday, March 14th and Sunday, March 15th. All five workshops for the TBLC Fundamentals Certificate will be offered during this time. (For more information on the Fundamentals certificate, please click here) The conference itself will begin on the evening of Sunday, March 15th with an opening plenary by Dr. Elizabeth L. Hillman, the President of Mills College in Oakland, California. Dr. Yves Labissiere, an associate professor at Portland State University in Portland Oregon, will be also deliver plenary session on the morning of Monday March 16th. Both speakers are sure to deliver stimulating and thought-provoking sessions.
New to the 2020 conference are expert panels and oral focus sessions. During the expert panels, conference attendees will have the opportunity to ask TBL experts for advice in regards to the more challenging aspects of TBL. The oral focus sessions will be short presentations on innovations or applications of TBL that are not research-based in an effort to help bring creative innovations and new topics of growing interest to the annual meeting.
The conference will also include interactive workshops, oral research presentations and poster sessions. The 19th annual TBLC Conference will be a wonderful experience filled with engaging sessions and plenty of networking opportunities.
Hotel: Hilton Portland Downtown
921 SW 6th Ave, Portland, OR 97204
The TBLC Attendee room rate will be $189 per night.
For more information, visit the 2020 TBLC Annual Meeting Website. We look forward to seeing you in Portland in March!
Sarah Lerchenfeldt & Robin Risling-de Jong
2020 Program Chair & Co-Chair