Instructional Design Professionals Conference

August 22–23, 2023 | On-demand through November 22, 2023

Elevate Your Instructional Design Expertise

The Instructional Design Professionals Conference offers the opportunity to explore evidence-based tools and innovative pedagogical practices to improve your ability to assist faculty with course planning and assessment, as well as sessions that focus on skills for your own professional development. Hear from leading experts in your field for solutions to challenges!

This new conference from Magna Publications provides an ideal blend of synchronous and asynchronous presentations. Attend live sessions and interact with presenters and other instructional designers August 22-23 and then access any session as many times as you wish through November 22 on demand.

Join us online to further your learning, engage in lively debates, and meet other professionals who share a drive for improving teaching and learning. Be a part of the conference committed to bringing practical strategies for course planning, coaching skills, creating and running training programs, integrating innovative technology, and helping instructional design professionals cultivate your own professional development.

No need to book your flight or hotel—just register today and join us for your opportunity to refresh, reenergize, and invigorate your practice!

August 15-16, 2023

Conference Schedule

Attend live sessions featuring plenaries, breakout sessions, and special networking events to interact with presenters and other instructional designers from August 22-23. Plus, you’ll get automatic on-demand access to additional sessions as many times as you wish through November 22.

Day 1

10:00-11:15 amWelcome and plenary
11:30 am - 12:30 pmTrack 1: breakout sessions
(choose 1 of 3)
12:45 - 1:45 pmTrack 2: breakout sessions
(choose 1 of 3)
2:00 - 3:00 pmNetworking event
3:30 - 4:30 pmTrack 3: breakout sessions
(choose 1 of 3)

Day 2

9:00 - 9:45 amExhibitor Meet & Greet
10:00 - 11:00 amWelcome and Plenary
11:15 - 12:15 amTrack 4: breakout sessions
(choose 1 of 3)
12:30 - 1:30 pmTrack 5: breakout sessions
(choose 1 of 3)
1:45 - 2:45 pmTrack 6: breakout sessions
(choose 1 of 3)
3:00 - 3:15 pmClosing remarks and adjourn

Virtual Conference Includes:

  • Virtual lobby with welcome video
  • Presenter/attendee/staff profiles and photos
  • Vendor/Exhibitor Showcase
  • Networking event (live only)
  • Program content including:
    • 2 plenary presentations
    • 18 breakout sessions in 6 tracks
    • Session handouts
  • Vendor/Exhibitor Showcase
    • Live “office hours” during breaks
    • Meet & Greet Networking Event day 2 (live only)

Pricing & Registration

Single Registration


2–4 Registrations




How To Register

Register Online

Cancellation Policy: Cancellations received two weeks prior to the start of the conference are subject to a $150 service charge per person. Cancellations made on or after the start of the conference will result in the full registration fee. Individuals who sign up for the conference, but do not attend, will be charged the full registration price. Substitutions or name changes can be made at any time prior to the beginning of the conference. All cancellations must be received in writing. Cancellation requests can be sent by email to or by fax to 608-246-3597. Please include “Cancellation of 2023 Instructional Design Professionals Conference Registration” in the subject line.