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Desire2Learn Announces FUSION 2007 – Fourth Annual Users Conference to be held in Duluth, Minnesota

The Fourth Annual Desire2Learn Users Conference, FUSION 2007, will be held in the scenic resort destination of Duluth, Minnesota from July 8-11th, 2007.

Desire2Learn, a world-leading provider of enterprise eLearning solutions announced today that its Fourth Annual Users Conference, FUSION 2007, will be held in Duluth Minnesota, July 8-11th, 2007. The main sessions will be held at the Duluth Convention Center co-hosted by Lake Superior College and University of Wisconsin-Superior. With hundreds of organizations using Desire2Learn, there is tremendous value in bringing clients together to share ideas, learn, collaborate and build supportive communities with other Desire2Learn users.

“We are thrilled to be hosting the 2007 Desire2Learn User Conference in the Duluth/Superior area next July. The faculty and staff of Lake Superior College and the University of Wisconsin-Superior are committed to making this the best Desire2Learn conference ever,” says Barry Dahl, V.P of Technology & Virtual Campus, Lake Superior College. “The natural beauty of the Duluth/Superior area provides another great reason for Desire2Learn users to attend the conference this year. We encourage everyone to add some extra days to the beginning or end of the conference to enjoy the Lake Superior region in Minnesota and Wisconsin.”

FUSION 2007 will feature an estimated 60 user-led sessions and post conference training workshops, highlighting best practices and innovations to enhance teaching and learning through the use of Desire2Learn eLearning solutions. Conference attendees will have unique opportunities to network with peers from across North America and beyond, meet with key teams at Desire2Learn and help guide the future direction of Desire2Learn’s products and services.

“Desire2Learn is excited to host FUSION 2007 in the resort destination of Duluth, Minnesota in partnership with Lake Superior College and University of Wisconsin Superior,” states John Baker, Desire2Learn President & CEO. “The goal of Desire2Learn’s Users Conference is to facilitate a forum for our user community to come together to exchange ideas, best practices and philosophies, and to enhance teaching and learning at large.”

For additional information regarding Desire2Learn’s 2007 Users Conference please visit: www.Desire2Learn.com/Fusion or email FUSION2007@Desire2Learn.com For additional information about the scenic wonder and natural beauty of Duluth, Minnesota please visit: www.VisitDuluth.com

About Desire2Learn Inc.

Desire2Learn, Inc. is a world-leading provider of mission-critical enterprise elearning solutions empowering academic and other organizations to realize their vision for teaching and learning. Desire2Learn clients include universities, colleges, K-12 schools, as well as associations and other leading organizations. There are more than 4 million users of Desire2Learn�s eLearning technology worldwide. Founded in 1999, Desire2Learn is headquartered in Kitchener-Waterloo, Ontario. For further information visit: http://www.Desire2Learn.com

About Lake Superior College

LSC offers extensive pre-baccalaureate majors for students interested in transferring to senior educational institutions as well as over 75 certificate, diploma and degree programs in career/technical fields. Our Continuing Education/Customized Training division collaborates extensively with area businesses and industry to design specialized opportunities for entry-level and advanced education. While typically offered in traditional classroom and lab settings, LSC also offers over 150 courses in an individualized learning format, through interactive television, and through the internet. For further information visit: www.lsc.edu

About University of Wisconsin-Superior

Designated as Wisconsin’s Leading Public Liberal Arts College, UW-Superior is a four-year university offering a challenging liberal arts education combined with solid professional training. We do that by focusing on our strengths: Small classes, one-on-one contact with professors, an emphasis on active learning, and a supportive environment. Since 1978, UW-Superior’s Distance Learning programs have provided flexible baccalaureate degree completion opportunities for adult learners. For further information visit: www.uwsuper.edu

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Simone Moreau
Desire2Learn Inc.
(519) 772-0325 ext. 382
PR@Desire2Learn.com