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D2L Fusion 2023 My Learning Moment

Speakers

Get to know this year’s leaders in learning innovation. Join these experts and practitioners as they discuss new challenges, solutions and opportunities in learning.

Main Stage Speakers

  • John Baker

    CEO, D2L

  • Barry Dahl

    Teaching and Learning Advocate, D2L

  • Anita Joshi

    Customer Success Specialist, D2L

  • Stephen Laster

    President, D2L

  • Christian Pantel

    SVP, UX Development and Design, D2L

  • Jack Pinette

    Senior Director, Market Segments, D2L

  • Jeannette McNamara

    Director, Product Management, D2L

  • Joel Guerin

    Senior Director, Technical Account Management, D2L

  • Kathleen Murphy

    Manager, Learning Solutions, D2L

  • Laura Janusek

    Senior Product Manager, D2L

  • Meera Vignarajah

    VP, Customer Success, D2L

  • Sasha Thackberry

    SVP, Wave, D2L

  • Talithia Williams

    Big Data Expert, Math Professor & Host of NOVA Wonders

Featured Speakers

Speakers

  • Aaron Pon

    System Analyst
    Singapore Management University

  • Adam Hagen

    Senior Educational Technology Consultant
    Purdue University

  • Adrianne Slagle

    Instructional Technology Specialist
    St. Petersburg College

  • Ailynne Sobec

    Instructional Coordinator – eLearning
    Peel District School Board

  • Al Patel

    SVP, Professional Services and Support
    D2L

  • Alan Peterka

    Senior Instructional Designer
    Kirkwood Community College

  • Alex Lowes

    Customer Success Specialist
    D2L

  • Alexa Temparali

    Instructional Designer
    Eastern University

  • Alexander Snyder

    Admin
    Harrisburg Area Community College

  • Alexandra Nestro

    Academic Technology Support Analyst
    SNHU

  • Alison Madern

    Learning Experience Designer
    York Technical College

  • Allie Gourley

    Instructional Technology Consultant
    DePaul University

  • Allison Pelletier

    Instructional Technology Consultant
    DePaul University

  • Amy Hamman

    Instructional Technologist
    University of Arizona

  • Ana Kuronen-Shoemaker

    Learning Analyst
    D2L

  • Andrew Bieronski

    Technology Enabled Learning and Teaching Consultant
    Waterloo Region District School Board

  • Angelia Huggins

    Managing Director
    WebMBA

  • Anna Galka

    Learning Technologies Educational Consultant
    University of Windsor

  • Anne Coster

    Deputy Chief Executive
    Te Kura

  • Anneka Moline

    Manager, Solutions Engineering
    D2L

  • Anuja Kulkarni

    Senior Software Engineer
    SNHU

  • Ari Lewenstein

    Data Analyst
    APDS

  • Bea Bourne

    Professor
    Purdue University Global

  • Ben Campbell

    VP, Solutions Engineering
    D2L

  • Ben Holmes

    Senior Educational Technology Consultant
    Purdue University

  • Benedict Leteane

    Mr
    University of Cape Town

  • Bernadette Smith

    Superintendent of Education – Innovation and Research Department
    Peel District School Board

  • Bill Harlow

    Dir of Learning & Student Tech
    Ultimate Medical Academy

  • Bonita Johnson

    Lecturer
    Tshwane University of Technology

  • Boris Odinot

    EdTech Consultant for Math&Stats
    Grasple – Open Education

  • Brian Cepuran

    VP, D2L Labs
    D2L

  • Brian Endfinger

    Director, Program Success
    National University

  • Brielle Harrison

    Senior Solutions Engineer Operations Specialist
    D2L

  • Brigitte Connolly

    Manager, Customer Success
    D2L

  • Bryana Atkinson

    Online Support Specialist
    Spartanburg Community College

  • Callista Dawson

    Learning Experience Design Manager
    Los Angeles Pacific University

  • Carin Headrick

    Senior Accessibility Strategist
    D2L

  • Carol Edwards

    Professor
    Purdue University Global

  • Carolin Hunter

    Instructional Designer
    University of the Highlands and Islands

  • Carolyn Vos

    Assistant Director of Instructional Technology and Data Strategy
    DePaul University

  • Cassandra Castle

    Sr. Instructional Designer
    American Public University System

  • Cecile Michniewicz

    Bilingual Trainer
    D2L

  • Charissa Lee

    Faculty
    SAIT – Southern Alberta Institute of Technology

  • Chris Cramer

    Senior Manager
    CPA Canada

  • Chris Lawrence

    Manager Creative Services
    Te Kura

  • Chris Stucker

    Implementation Strategist
    D2L

  • Christine Kamau

    Team Lead, Learning Administration Management
    D2L

  • Christopher Grignard

    Assistant Professor
    Mount Royal University

  • Christopher Harvey

    Executive Director, Academic Technology
    St. Petersburg College

  • Christopher Myers

    Director of Curriculum and Instruction
    OIC of Oklahoma County

  • Cindy Parrish

    Curriculum Manager
    APDS

  • Clint Surry

    Teacher
    SIDES – South Island Distance Education School

  • Clinton Glenn

    Courseware Developer
    McGill University

  • Coach Jim Harrick

    Legend Collegiate Basketball Coach

  • Coco Wang

    Customer Advocacy Manager
    D2L

  • Colin Porter

    Director of Learning Engineering
    Southern New Hampshire University

  • Courtney Johnston

    Student Engagement Officer
    SAIT – Southern Alberta Institute of Technology

  • Craig Engstrom

    Director, Center for Teaching Excellence
    Southern Illinois University, Carbondale

  • Craig Romanec

    Training Consultant
    D2L

  • Dana Knarr

    Program Manager, Training Services
    D2L

  • Daniel Chen

    Senior Associate Corporate Strategy
    Ultimate Medical Academy

  • Daniel Dube

    Educational Consultant and Brightspace administrator
    CAVLFO

  • Danyelle O’Brien

    Director of Online Learning
    Alfred State SUNY College of Technology

  • David Gomes

    Solutions Engineer
    D2L

  • David Medellin

    Prinicipal Software Engineer
    Ultimate Medical Academy

  • Dayna Armstrong

    Product Growth Director
    Bongo

  • Debora Steffen

    Senior Educational Technologist
    Purdue University

  • Debra Guglielmini

    Sr. Instructional Designer
    American Public University System

  • Declan Fox

    Corporate Product Management Director
    D2L

  • Dede Gish-Panjada

    Chief Operating Officer
    Bostrom

  • Delia Couto

    Director, Education Solutions Engineering
    D2L

  • Dennis Miller

    Instructor
    Clayton State University

  • Derrick Abram

    Senior Implementation Consultant
    D2L

  • Dewi Amat Sapuan

    Associate Professor
    Wawasan Open University

  • Diane Maratta

    Instructional designer
    McGill University

  • Diann Selman

    Ms
    University of Cape Town

  • Dianne Tetreault

    Assistant Professor
    Central State University

  • Doug Rogers

    Manager, Educational Technology
    NSCC

  • Dr. Joy Karavedas

    Sr. Director of Research and New Program Development
    Orange Lutheran High School

  • Elizabeth Pearsall

    Assoc. Dean
    York Technical College

  • Emily McWorthy

    Assistant Professor, Communication
    Kirkwood Community College

  • Eric Young

    Education Manager
    Good Roads

  • Erin Harkness

    Instructional Technologist
    Regis University

  • Erin Mendoza-Laude

    Learning Experience Designer
    Eastern University

  • Fernando Franco Crespo

    Help Desk Specialist
    The Lastinger Center for Learning, University of Florida

  • Frank Vazquez

    Director of Academic Technology
    Colorado Community College System

  • George Hanshaw

    Director of eLearning Operations
    Los Angeles Pacific University

  • Gideon Sears

    Solutions Engineer
    D2L

  • Graham Breitenstein

    Movement Coach & Choreographer

  • Harry Cargile

    Director of Academic Technology Strategy and Integration
    State University of New York

  • Heidi Jung

    Instructional Designer and Consultant
    Purdue University Fort Wayne

  • Hongwei Liu

    CEO
    Mappedin

  • Hope Shirey

    Adjunct Professor
    Central State University

  • Howie Bender

    VP, Strategic Initiatives
    D2L

  • Jackie Guan

    Product Manager
    D2L

  • Jacqie Allen

    Director of Online Student Success
    Pima Community College

  • Jacqueline Nelles

    Trainer
    D2L

  • Jane Mathers

    Senior Solutions Engineer
    D2L

  • Janet Small

    Ms
    University of Cape Town

  • Janet Wolfe

    Learning Administration Manager
    D2L

  • Jasmine Parent

    Learning Technology Consultant
    McGill University

  • Jason Crouch

    Sr. Learning Experience Designer
    Carrier

  • Jason Rodenbeck

    Assistant Director, Academic Web Accessibility
    Kennesaw State Digital Learning Innovations

  • Jaymes Walker-Myers

    AVP Learning Science & Assess
    Southern New Hampshire University

  • Jean Jarick

    Solutions Engineer
    D2L

  • Jean-Marie Venturini

    Director of the Learning Centers
    Otis College of Art and Design

  • Jeff Allison

    Mr.
    GEDSB

  • Jeff Salin

    Manager, Learning Experience Consulting
    D2L

  • Jenn Ogden-Reese

    Chief Marketing Officer
    D2L

  • Jennifer Turkovich

    Learning Designer
    Saint Leo University

  • Jeremy Auger

    Chief Strategy Officer
    D2L

  • Jessica Drass

    Learning Technologist
    West Chester University

  • Jessica Ready-Jackson

    Senior Academic Technologist
    Pace University

  • Jiaming Sun

    Professor
    Texas A&M University – Commerce

  • Joanne Struch

    Learning Strategy Consultant
    D2L

  • Joe (Iitsooahp’potah) Eagle Tail Feathers

    Director, Spiritual Leader
    Sundance Coulee Society

  • John Della Fortuna

    Mr.
    GEDSB

  • John Travers

    Director, Voice of the Customer and Training
    Thrio

  • Jonathan Werth

    Online Learning Environment Administrator
    Minnesota State Colleges and Universities

  • Jordan Parks

    Instructional Technology Integration / Training Specialist
    Otis College of Art and Design

  • Joseph Chapman

    Group Product Manager
    D2L

  • Josh Herron

    Director of Professional Learning
    Online Learning Consortium (OLC)

  • Joshua Eckenrode

    Senior, Learning Experience Designer
    National University

  • Juan Camilo Joly

    Technical Account Manager
    D2L

  • Judith Hoffman

    Vice Principal – Summer courses and Adult Education
    CAVLFO

  • Julie Rains

    Ed.S. Instructional Innovation Program Consultant
    Rochester Community Schools

  • Julie Wenz

    Instructional Design and Technology
    Flathead Valley Community College

  • Kate Parker

    VP Content Services, Higher Education
    LearningMate

  • Katherine Fisne

    Sr. Instructional Designer
    American Public University System

  • Katherine Fullerton

    Instructional Sys
    Pellissippi State Community College

  • Katie Bradford

    VP, Product Partnerships
    D2L

  • Katie Ramos

    Instructional Designer

  • Kelly DuBois

    Instructional Designer II – Education & Training
    National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC)

  • Kelsea Walsh

    Sustainability Manager
    D2L

  • Ken Chapman

    VP, Learning Innovation Advocacy
    D2L

  • Kerri Manorek

    Senior Manager, Learning & Enablement
    ApplyBoard

  • Kevan Van Cleave

    Manager of Instructional Technology
    Ultimate Medical Academy

  • Kevin Indreland

    Visual Design Consultant III
    National University

  • Kim Jasken

    Online Curriculum Developer
    Saskatchewan Polytechnic

  • Kim Scalzo

    Interim Senior Associate Provost for Digital Innovation and Academic Services
    SUNY System Adminsitration

  • Kim Vossen

    D2L (Brightspace) System Administrator
    Minnesota State

  • Kimonti Carter

    Educational Consultant
    APDS

  • Kirsti Harris

    Instructional Designer
    McGill University

  • Koralina McKenna

    Teacher Specialist
    AACPS

  • Krista Rinehart

    Director of Faculty Development and Curriculum Specialist
    York Technical College

  • Kristin Rivedal

    Learning Technology Systems Manager
    Colorado Community College System

  • Kristin Sokol

    Instructional Technology and Innovation Coach
    Gwinnett Online Campus

  • Kristina Ambrosia-Conn

    Manager, Learning Experience Designer
    National University

  • Kyla Di Perna

    Instructional Designer
    Good Roads

  • Kyle Geerlings


    GEDSB

  • Laquita Liles

    Learning Designer
    Saint Leo University

  • Lara Schiefelbein

    Senior Application Analyst
    Gwinnett County Public Schools

  • Lara Tarantini

    Senior Instructional Technologist
    University of Arizona

  • Larry Ducey

    Technical Account Manager
    D2L

  • Laura Herring

    Coordinator of Technology Integration
    Gwinnett Online Campus

  • Lauren Butler

    Senior Project Coordinator and Learning Designer
    University of Cape Town

  • Leo Smith

    Senior IT Business Analyst
    Purdue University

  • Lindsay Derraugh

    Solutions Engineer
    D2L

  • Lindsey Eaton

    IT Project Manager
    St. Petersburg College

  • Lou Aronson

    CEO
    Discourse Analytics

  • Lovey Sidhu

    Director of Workforce Development
    SkillPlan

  • Luke Soltys

    Implementation Consultant
    D2L

  • Luke Viles

    Educational/Instructional Designer
    Oklahoma City University

  • Lynsey Duncan

    Senior Instructional Designer
    D2L

  • Madison Steinbrenner

    Instructional Designer
    West Chester University

  • Malika Asthana

    Senior Strategy and Public Affairs Manager
    D2L

  • Margot Hedenstrom

    Assistant Professor of Nursing
    Kennesaw State University

  • Mark Callender

    Associate Professor
    Middle Tennessee State University

  • Mark Felix

    Director: SIS, Collaboration and Academic Technologies
    University of Arizona

  • Mark Gierach

    Director, Solutions Engineering Operations
    D2L

  • Mark Greenfield

    EIT Accessibility Consultant
    SUNY System Administration

  • Mark Hellinger

    Co-Founder and COO
    Videate, Inc.

  • Martha Buckbee

    D2L Administrator
    UT Southwestern

  • Martha Fedorak

    Education Partner Manager
    D2L

  • Mary Bollash

    Engineering Learning & Development Officer
    Carrier

  • Mary Dangerfield

    Director of Learning Services
    Stride

  • Maryam Benichou

    Manager
    Canada School of Public Service

  • Mary-Ann Fife


    University of Cape Town

  • Mashudu Raudzingana

    Learning Designer
    University of Cape Town

  • Matias Marabotto

    Team Lead, Technical Account Manager
    D2L

  • Matthew Richmond

    eLearning Design Coordinator
    Lastinger Center for Learning

  • Maureen Barrow

    Certification Operations Manager
    Dematic

  • Max Tommy


    University of Cape Town

  • Meaghan Danby

    Lecturer, School of Psychology
    Deakin University

  • Megan Eyermann

    Director, Optimization Services
    D2L

  • Megan Tse

    End User Support Program Manager
    D2L

  • Melissa Koenig

    Director of Instructional Technology, Center for Teaching and Learning
    DePaul University

  • Melissa Wells

    Manager Learning Experience Design
    National University

  • Michael Chasen

    CEO
    Class Technologies

  • Michael Condon

    Senior Learning Analyst
    D2L

  • Michael Moore

    Senior Manager, Product Management
    D2L

  • Michel Singh

    Senior Director
    Canada School of Public Service

  • Michelle McDonald

    Faculty Support Specialist
    Dalhousie University

  • Mike Duggan

    Instructional Technology Architect
    Dalhousie University

  • Mike Weinstein

    Director of Sustainability
    Southern New Hampshire University (SNHU)

  • Mishka Reddy

    Learning Designer
    University of Cape Town

  • Nadine Hamman


    University of Cape Town

  • Naomi Burton-MacLeod

    Instructional Designer
    McGill University

  • Natalie Salvador

    Instructional Designer / Technologist
    Otis College of Art and Design

  • Neil Griffin

    Director, SCCOnline Distance Learning
    Spartanburg Community College

  • Neil Hair

    Executive Director of the Center for Teaching and Learning
    Rochester Institute of Technology

  • Nick Laboda

    Sr. Account Manager
    Respondus

  • Nora Mccaffrey

    Chief Academic Officer
    Institute for Integrative Nutrition

  • Pamela Gaudet

    SrK12ProductStrategyManager
    D2L

  • Patricia Leonard

    Strategic Partnerships
    Credly by Pearson

  • Paul Gebb

    Director of the Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning
    Oklahoma City University

  • Paul Paton

    Technical Support Analyst
    D2L

  • Peter Crews

    MS Science GenEd/SpecEd
    Anne Arundel County Public Schools

  • Petrina Davidson

    Strategic Program Manager
    D2L

  • Popsann Francis

    Trainer
    D2L

  • Puneet Kaur

    Technical Account Manager
    D2L

  • Rachelle Babcock

    Learning Designer
    Saint Leo University

  • Raymond Sinatra

    Sr Customer Success Manager
    D2L

  • Rhonelee Soria

    Sr. Instructional Media Developer
    Los Angeles Pacific University

  • Rico D’Amore

    Director, Academic Services Technology
    Benedictine University (Lisle, IL)

  • Rob Belliveau

    Founder & President
    Neon Train

  • Rochelle Hill

    Learning Administration Manager
    D2L

  • Ron Good

    Software Trainer
    Alfred State SUNY College of Technology

  • Ross Plattel

    LMS Systems Supervisor
    The Canadian Centre for Professional Legal Education (CPLED)

  • Sam Jennings

    Associate Professor
    Radford University

  • Sam Lee Pan

    Learning Technologies Operations Manager
    University of Cape Town

  • Sambhavi Chandrashekar

    Global Accessibility Lead
    D2L

  • Sara Portoulas

    Director of Training
    South University

  • Sara Reidy

    Director of Learning Solutions
    Southern New Hampshire University

  • Sarah Purdy

    Ms.
    GEDSB

  • Sasha Antonenko

    Director, End User Support, Knowledge & Community
    D2L

  • Sean Fitzgibbons

    Training Team Lead
    D2L

  • Sean Hayes

    Principal
    SIDES

  • Shanali Govender

    Lecturer
    University of Cape Town

  • Sharyn Outtrim

    CXO & Founder
    fieldXperience

  • Sheila Unwin

    Director of Curriculum
    Aspen University

  • Shouvik Paul

    COO
    Copyleaks

  • Stephanie Wickman

    Director, Learning Design & Technology
    Front Range Community College

  • Steve Keenleyside

    Coordinating Principal – Empowering Modern Learners
    Peel District School Board

  • Steve Rogalsky

    VP, Product Management
    D2L

  • Sumeeta Merwar

    Principal – Peel Elementary Virtual School
    Peel District Board School

  • Surekha Rao

    Senior Manager, Product Management
    D2L

  • Susan Kleisath

    Product Manager
    D2L

  • Susan Moore

    Director, CISI
    Spartanburg Community College

  • Susan Yavor

    Manager of Learning Technologies
    Eastern University

  • Suzanne Chisholm

    Vice Principal
    SIDES

  • Suzanne Gamble

    Instructional Designer II
    South University

  • Suzanne Schlangen

    LMS System Administrator & Business Analyst
    Minnesota State colleges and universities

  • Teddy Quintoro

    Learning Technology Consultant
    McGill University

  • Tee Seng Lim

    Senior Manager Learning Applications Development
    Singapore Management University

  • Terri Brown

    Director of eLearning
    East Georgia State College

  • Tess Diver

    Senior Director, Customer Experience Insights
    Southern New Hampshire University

  • Theo Stojanov

    Instructional Designer
    McGill University

  • Thomas King


    University of Cape Town

  • Tim Au-Yeung

    Online Learning Systems Administrator
    University of Windsor

  • Todd Baker

    VP, Alliances & Partnerships
    Turnitin

  • Tracey Schneider

    Senior Manager, Strategic Programs Implementation Services
    D2L

  • Tracy Scott

    Instructional Designer
    Good Roads

  • Wendy Hanwell

    Assistant Vice President, Learning Design & Development
    Southern New Hampshire University

  • Wynand Espach

    Chief Operating Officer
    Agricolleges International

  • Ying Kong

    Literature Professor
    University College of the North

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