In January, 2018, we gathered with faculty at the DoubleTree Hotel in Austin, Texas to network and share evidence-based practices in teaching in learning. Friendships and collaborations were formed and strengthened as participants engaged in presentations and discussions over the 3 day conference. Some participants took advantage of our free shuttle to 6th Street and explored downtown Austin in the evenings, but their dedication showed as everyone gathered the next morning ready to learn more still.
What Participants are Saying
Out of the 102 participants that completed the conference evaluation,
98% believe the conference helped to advance their professional development;
97% said that their conference experience fulfilled their reason for attending ;
97% believe they will be able to implement or use at least one take away gained from the conference this year; and
94% were satisfied or very satisfied with the overall conference, 6% were neutral and 0% were dissatisfied.
"I look forward to participating again next year considering that I learned so much this time around."
"This was my first Lilly Conference experience and I LOVED it. It was the most warm and embracing conference among peers
that I have ever been to. I enjoyed the ideas/strategies that were shared."
"I enjoyed the conference and learned many practical tips and techniques to take into the classroom."
"I love this conference so much! I consider it such a privilege to be able to attend. It is always so well put together, I always
find new things to learn, and have such great fun."
"4th Lilly I've attended, always learn something new, well done!!!"
"The session presentations were significantly higher quality than at other conferences I've been to. I felt they were
"The conference was excellent, by far the best and most professional I've ever attended."