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This program is tentative and subject to change. If you are looking for our library program, please click here.

You can explore the schedule below by clicking to view session descriptions or you can click here to download a PDF version of the program.

Wednesday, August 2, 2017

Registration

3:00 – 6:00 p.m.

Stop by during this time to check-in and pick up your name badge and conference materials. Located at the Hilton Cleveland Hotel.

Digipalooza Kickoff Social at Punch Bowl Social

6:00 – 9:00 p.m.

Join us for a night of mingling with fellow attendees at Punch Bowl Social. Enjoy arcade games, bowling, darts, karaoke & more, along with food and drinks in Cleveland’s revitalized Flats neighborhood, overlooking the Cuyahoga River.

Thursday, August 3, 2017

Registration

7:00 – 9:00 a.m.

Stop by during this time to check-in and pick up your name badge and conference materials. Located at the Convention Center.

Breakfast

8:00 – 9:00 a.m.

Tip off: Welcome to Digipalooza

9:00  – 9:30 a.m.

Team OverDrive will kick-off Digipalooza with a review of the conference program and opening remarks.

Keynote Speaker

9:30 – 10:30 a.m.

Keynote speaker TBA

Networking Break

10:30 – 11:00 a.m.

Network with fellow attendees, Team OverDrive, and sponsors and exhibitors.

You Have OverDrive…Now What?

11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Learn ways to share OverDrive with your whole school community. We’ll provide key benefits as to why OverDrive is the digital solution for you, your students, parents, administrators, teachers, and yes, even those digital doubters, too!

Lunch

12:00 – 1:00 p.m.

Enjoy lunch and get the first-look at new titles coming soon from the industry’s largest publishers.

10 Time-Saving Tricks to Simplify Collection Development

1:00 – 2:00 p.m.

Building and maintaining your digital collection on a budget can be a challenge. Hear tips and success stories from experts in the field that will save you time and effort.

Breakout Session--Lesson Planning with Digital Content

2:15 – 2:45 p.m.

Learn how to integrate digital content into your lesson plans. We’ll provide examples and best practices to enhance your curriculum with OverDrive. Who should attend? School Adminstrators; Educators; Training; New to OverDrive.

This session is intended for school audiences. Additional breakout sessions are available in our Library Program, view here. Select two sessions to attend Thursday afternoon. Follow the “Who should attend?” recommendations for guidance on what sessions might be most applicable for you, based on your role at your school and relationship with OverDrive.

Networking Break

2:45 – 3:30 p.m.

Network with fellow attendees, Team OverDrive, and sponsors and exhibitors.

Breakout Session--The Evolution of Learning: Schools in the Digital Age

3:30 – 4:00 p.m.

We’ll address digital literacy, digital citizenship, prolonged screentime and where OverDrive fits in the evolving ed-tech realm. Who should attend? School Administrators; Educators; Training; Marketing; New to OverDrive.

This session is intended for school audiences. Additional breakout sessions are available in our Library Program, view here. Select two sessions to attend Thursday afternoon. Follow the “Who should attend?” recommendations for guidance on what sessions might be most applicable for you, based on your role at your school and relationship with OverDrive.

Open Exhibit Hours

4:00 – 5:00 p.m.

Visit the Exhibit Hall to connect with conference partners, sponsors and exhibitors, and for a chance for device giveaways and more.

Throwback Thursday Party at the House of Blues

7:00 – 11:00 p.m.

Join us for a “Throwback Thursday” party at the House of Blues on Cleveland’s bustling East 4th Street. A live band will play hits from the past and today for a night of dinner & dancing, which will also feature #TBT Trivia and a photo booth.

Friday, August 4, 2017

Morning Yoga

7:30 – 8:00 a.m.

Breakfast

8:00 – 9:00 a.m.

Secrets from the Front Lines: How Successful Schools Are Changing the Rules

9:00 – 10:00 a.m.

This moderated panel will feature experts who will share real-life success stories that will take your use of digital content to the next level.

Create Reading Happiness for Every Student

10:00 – 11:00 a.m.

Learn ways to make your OverDrive platform meet readers at their level. Engage everyone from your most reluctant students to those who can’t get enough, by creating individualized reading solutions using your digital content.

Networking Break

11:00 – 11:45 a.m.

Join us for a spotlight of marketing ideas from fellow librarians in this virtual poster session

Sneak Peek: OverDrive's Product Roadmap

11:45 a.m. – 12:45 p.m.

Hear firsthand from OverDrive Education’s product and development teams about the latest innovations and emerging technologies for the OverDrive user experience and Marketplace.

Lunch

12:45 – 1:45 p.m.

Shape the Future: Let Your Voice Be Heard

1:45 – 2:30 p.m.

In this interactive session, you’ll have an opportunity to ask questions, provide feedback and share insights about what’s next at OverDrive. Don’t miss your chance to help impact the future of digital media in schools.

Final Whistle: Closing Remarks from OverDrive's Team Captain

2:30 – 3:00 p.m.

Hear from OverDrive CEO, Steve Potash, as he summarizes key takeaways from the conference and thoughts about the future of digital reading innovations.