7:00am to 1:00pm – Registration

7:30am – University Hall Grand Concourse

Breakfast – SPONSORED BY NJEDge.net

8:30am – University Hall 1070
Opening: AJ Kelton
Welcome: Associate Provost Joanne Cote-Bonanno
Introduction: AJ Kelton

8:45am – University Hall 1070
Opening Keynote: Sarah Smith-Robbins
Pedagogy First, Technology Second: How to Choose the Right Tool for the Job

10:00am – Concurrent Sessions

11:00am – Concurrent Sessions

12:00pm – University Hall 7th Floor
Lunch – SPONSORED BY Apple, Inc.

1:00pm – Concurrent Sessions

2:00pm – University Hall 1070
General Session Keynote: Craig Kapp
Visualizing the Future: How Augmented Reality can empower faculty, inspire students and bring ideas to life in the classroom

3:00pm – University Hall 1070
Closing Keynote: Jonathon Richter
Emerging Strategic Innovations in Educational Leadership: Future-Focused & Grounded in the Cloud

4:00pm – University Hall Grand Concourse
Post-Event Social – SPONSORED BY the Montclair State University Network for Educational Renewal

The schedule and presentations are subject to change without notice.


ELD conferences provide physical space for the ongoing discussion of how pedagogy, research, and scholarship can be be enhanced and transformed by technology. The purpose is to showcase innovation as well as to engage in a vibrant and dynamic discourse. The ELD Annual Conference makes its home at Montclair State University (MSU.)