FAQ

About Fusion

What is Fusion?

Fusion is a chance for educators, customers and learning leaders from around the world to come together and share ideas that will shape the future of learning. Driving progress and better outcomes for learners starts with sharing knowledge and best practices that can help make those things happen. This is your chance to join the conversation and make sure your voice is heard. Fusion is where the brightest minds will meet.

When is Fusion?

Fusion takes place Wednesday, July 19 to Thursday, July 20, 2017.

Post-Conference Training takes place Friday, July 21, 2017.

Where is Fusion?

Fusion 2017 will be held at the beautiful Bellagio hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Venue location:
Bellagio Hotel and Casino
3600 S Las Vegas Blvd.
Las Vegas, NV 89109

What types of tracks and sessions can I expect?

Fusion offers dozens of breakout sessions, demonstrations and roundtable discussions that provide practical and tangible skills. Thought provoking topics include:

  • Accessibility Training
  • Accreditation for Online
  • Blended Learning Techniques
  • Competency-Based Education Design and Programs
  • Creating a learning ecosystem, Employee Engagement, Employee Retention
  • Data Analytics for Instruction or Institutional Reporting
  • Gamification

Preview the schedule

Are there sponsorship opportunities?

Yes! Visit the Sponsorship page to learn more about our sponsorship opportunities.

Registration

How do I register?

Please register for Fusion by going to the Registration page.

If you’re unable to register online, you may contact Registration Support at registration@tkevents.ca or 1-800-270-6304.

How much does Fusion cost?

The registration fee depends on how early you register for Fusion, and whether you attend Post-Conference Training. Early Bird rates are available until April 28, 2017. A detailed breakdown of fees can be found on the Registration Rates page.

What is included in the Main Conference fee?

The Main Conference fee includes all keynotes, breakout sessions, networking, and exhibit hall. You’ll also get breakfast, lunch, and coffee breaks for both days, and 1 Social Event pass.

I'm a presenter. How do I register?

Presenters can register by going to the Registration page. Please select “Presenter and/or Steering Committee” when prompted.

I'm a sponsor. How do I register?

Sponsors will receive an Exhibitor Package with instructions.

I can't attend for the full conference. Can I register for a single day?

Yes! When registering, select one of the Individual Day Passes.

Is there a deadline for registration?

Early Bird Deadline is April 28.

There is no deadline to register at the regular rate. We recommend that you register early, but you can register onsite.

I have a discount code. How do I apply it to my registration?

If you have not yet registered for Fusion, begin your registration and follow the instructions to apply your discount code.

To apply a discount code to an existing registration, please contact Registration Support at registration@tkevents.ca or 1-800-270-6304.

Can I use more than one discount code (if applicable)?

Sorry, only one discount code may be used per registration.

What methods can I use to pay?

  • Credit Card (Visa, Mastercard®)
  • Purchase Order

How do I make a change to my registration information?

You can modify your registration here. You will need the email address used to create your registration and your reference number.

How do I register a group?

To register a group, begin the registration process for one individual. You will be prompted during the process to register additional attendees. You may pay for all members of the group in a single transaction or pay for each member separately.

When registering a group of 5 individuals or more, please select Main Conference Group Rate.

How do I register on behalf of someone else?

To register on behalf of someone else, begin the registration process for that individual. You must use their respective email address, and they will receive all email communications. If you wish to be cc’ed on communications, for example if you are an executive assistant, you can enter your email address in the optional CC: Email field.

Can I bring a guest?

Absolutely! While guests are not permitted to attend the main conference or training activities, you can buy a Social Event Plus 1 Ticket for your guest to join you at our evening event on July 19.

The Social Event Plus 1 Ticket can be purchased when registering or by modifying an existing registration.

I'm registered but unable to attend. Can I transfer my registration to someone else?

Yes! Please contact Registration Support at registration@tkevents.ca or 1-800-270-6304.

What is the payment policy?

We accept payment by Visa, MasterCard, and Purchase Orders at the time of registration. For tickets purchased via purchase orders, you must provide D2L with a copy of the Purchase Order within thirty (30) days of registration.

Payment Deadlines: Early bird registrants: April 30, 2017 for registrants prior to April 1. May 31, 2017 for rest of early bird registrants. All other registrants: July 1st, 2017

View the full Terms and Conditions.

What is the cancellation policy?

Cancellations must be made in writing and received by the dates below to result in a refund as follows:
Cancellations made by May 1, 2017 will be refunded the paid conference fee.
Cancellations made between May 1, 2017 and July 1, 2017 will be refunded the paid conference fee minus a $100 processing fee.
Cancellations made after July 1, 2017 will not be eligible for a refund.

View the full Terms and Conditions.

Post-Conference Training

What is Post-Conference Training?

Post-Conference Training offers a full day of interactive, in-depth sessions for all levels of Brightspace users. Attendees will receive hands-on training by D2L trainers, product, and technical experts.

How do I register for the Post-Conference Training?

Registration for Post-Conference Training can be competed when you register for Fusion 2017. If you’ve already registered for Fusion and wish to add Post-Conference Training, you can modify your registration.

What is included in the Post-Conference Training fee?

Post-Conference Training fee includes a full day of training, as well as breakfast, lunch, and coffee breaks for the day of.

Do I need a laptop for the Post-Conference Training?

Laptops are necessary to take part in the Post-Conference Training. If you’re unable to bring a laptop, laptops are available to rent during online registration.

Can I rent a laptop for the Post-Conference Training onsite?

We recommend that you rent a laptop during online registration. There will be a limited number of laptops available to rent onsite, on a first come, first served basis.

Travel & Accommodations

How do I book my accommodations?

Accommodations at Bellagio at the Fusion attendee rates must be booked through this booking link.

Are there special hotel rates?

A special rate for Fusion attendees is available, starting at $162 USD/night (plus resort fee and taxes). To take advantage of this rate, please use this booking link.

The special room rate is available until June 23, 2017.

Where can I find information on Las Vegas?

For information on things to do during your stay in Las Vegas, check-out the city’s official visitors’ website.

Which airports are closest to Las Vegas?

McCarran International Airport services the greater Las Vegas region.

How do I get from the airport to the conference?

Ground transportation (taxi or shuttle) is available from McCarron International Airport.

What is the weather like in Las Vegas in July?

July is the warmest month of the year in Las Vegas, with sunny days and warm evenings. Indoor venues are air conditioned. Check out the average temperatures in Last Vegas.

At the Event

Will meals be provided at Fusion?

Breakfast, lunch, and coffee breaks will be provided each day of the main conference and Post-Conference Training. Appetizers are also available at the evening social event on Wednesday, July 19.

What are the scheduled events for Fusion?

We have events scheduled for your interest, and network with your peers.

You can preview the schedule here.

Will there be opportunities for networking at Fusion?

Yes! There will be plenty of opportunities to meet with attendees, educators and learning leaders, from organizations around the world. You can preview the schedule here.

Event Portal

What is the Event Portal?

The D2L Event Portal is a website specifically for attendees and presenters at D2L events. The Event Portal lets you stay up-to-date on the latest event information, pre-register for sessions, access session materials, and more.

If you are a first-time attendee at Fusion, look for a welcome email with your account details.

Returning attendees can log in with their previous account information. Login now

I have more questions about the Event Portal. Where do I find answers?

There is a complete FAQ for how to use the D2L Event Portal available when you log in.

Miscellaneous

Whom should I contact if I have special dietary needs or allergies?

Special dietary needs or allergies can be specified in the Special Requirements section when registering or modifying an existing registration.

Whom should I contact for requesting auxiliary aids and services?

Auxiliary aides and services can be specified in the Special Requirements section when registering or modifying an existing registration.

What is the recommended attire for Fusion?

We want to ensure people feel comfortable attending the conference. Attendees have worn business casual, suits, jeans, and even shorts. We welcome everyone to be comfortable, as long as you are respectful of others.

Will the event be filmed and photographed?

Yes. We’ll have photographers and videographers on-site to record all the action at Fusion! By registering for, and taking part in the event, you consent to be filmed and photographed.

View the Terms and Conditions

I have questions about Fusion that aren't answered on this site. Who can I contact?

If you have questions about the conference itself, please email Fusion@D2L.com. If you have registration questions, please contact Registration Support at registration@tkevents.ca or 1-800-270-6304.