Select Speaking Events (1997-2012)    

• Hardy, Darcy W.  Keynote Speaker.  Cyber Etiquette:  What the Kids Wish You Knew.   Texas Association for Institutional Research, Dallas, Texas, March 19, 2014.

• Hardy, Darcy W.  Keynote Speaker.  Got Cyber Etiquette?  Texas Women in Higher Education Annual Conference, San Antonio, Texas, April 18, 2013.

• Hardy, Darcy W.  Invited Panelist.  Student Services in Online Learning.  Pearson Cite 2012, Orlando, Florida, April 13, 2012.

• Hardy, Darcy W.  Keynote Speaker.  The National Completion Agenda: Ready to Join the Conversation?, UT System Innovations in Online Learning (IOL), San Antonio, TX.  May 27, 2011.

• Hardy, Darcy W.  Keynote Speaker.  Finishing What They Started: The National Impact of Degree Completion Programs, University of Texas at El Paso SUN Conference, El Paso, TX.  March 11, 2011.

• Hardy, Darcy W.  Keynote Speaker.  The Explosive Growth of Distance Education and its Impact on Educational Technology, Association for Educational Communications and Technology (AECT) annual conference.  San Diego, CA.  November 25, 2010.

• Hardy, Darcy W.  Invited Panelist and Speaker.  National Conference on Law and Higher Education, Orlando, FL.  February 21 and 22, 2010.

• Hardy, Darcy W.   Opening Keynote: The Forever Changing Role of IT in Online Education. Educause  Southwest Regional Conference.  Austin, TX.  February 17, 2010.

• Hardy, Darcy W.  Opening Keynote:  Busting Myths, Breaking Rules and Changing Minds.  Lone Star eLearning Symposium, Houston, November 12, 2009.

• Hardy, Darcy W.  Invited Panelist for Closing Session.  25th Annual Conference on Distance Teaching & Learning, Madison, Wisconsin, August 7, 2009

• Hardy, Darcy W.  Invited Panelist.  ELearning 2020.  DOD Worldwide Education Symposium. Atlanta, GA, July 30, 2009.

• Hardy, Darcy W.  Invited Speaker.  Down in the Weeds.  Council for Continuing Higher Education. Oakland University, Rochester, Michigan.  June 4, 2009.

• Hardy, Darcy W.  Invited Speaker.  GETEX Dubai, with the International Society for Technology in Education.  Dubai, UAE.  April 15-18, 2009.

• Hardy, Darcy W.  Opening Keynote Speaker.  Sometimes Good is Good Enough – Sometimes It’s Not.  AXIO Learning Users Conference.  Kansas State University.  September 18, 2008.

• Hardy, Darcy W.  Opening Keynote Speaker.  A Trailblazer’s Perspective on Online Learning, Leadership and Success.  MERLOT International Conference 2008.  Minneapolis, Minnesota.  August 8, 2008.

• Hardy, Darcy W.  Invited Speaker.  GETEX Dubai, with the International Society for Technology in Education.  Dubai, UAE.  April 2-3, 2008.

• Hardy, Darcy W.  Invited Speaker.  Quality in Distance Education.  AACRAO Annual Conference.  Orlando, Florida.  March 25, 2008. 

• Hardy, Darcy W.  Closing Keynote.  Leading the Future?  Wimba Connect 2008.  Orlando, Florida.  March 5, 2008.

• Hardy, Darcy W. Invited National Webinar Speaker.  Dancing on the Glass Ceiling: Women and Leadership in e-Learning. Magna Publications. October 18, 2007.

• Hardy, Darcy W. Keynote Speaker.  Leadership Counts…and adds more than numbers.  23rd Annual Conference on Distance Teaching & Learning, Madison, Wisconsin, August 9, 2007.

• Hardy, Darcy W. Keynote Speaker.  Accountability, Quality and Student Success in E-Learning: Avoiding the Red Flag. Massachusetts Colleges Online, 3rd Annual Conference, Boston, Massachusetts, June 12, 2007.

• Hardy, Darcy W. Invited Speaker.  New Generations of Learning: Wake Up and Start Your iPod!. 3rd Annual Teaching with Technology Conference. Texas A&M University, February 14, 2007.

• Hardy, Darcy W.  Invited Speaker.  Tennessee Board of Regents eLearning Academy.  Dickson, Tennessee, October 3, 2006.

• Hardy, Darcy W., Olcott, Donald J., & Hanna, Don.  Trends in Distance Education in North America.  Invited presentation at the International Council on Distance Learning (ICDL) Conference, Patras, Greece, November 11, 2005

• Hardy, Darcy W.  Keynote Speaker:  Texas Society of Allied Health Professionals Annual Conference, Wichita Falls, Texas, September 30, 2005.

• Hardy, Darcy W.  Keynote Speaker:  UCEA West Regional Conference, Portland, Oregon, September 28, 2005.

• Hardy, Darcy W.  Keynote Speaker:  If I Had a Crystal Ball – Future Trends in Distance Education.  Distance Educators’ Symposium, South Texas College, McAllen, Texas, August 16, 2005.

• Hardy, Darcy W.  Keynote Speaker:  Future Trends in Online Learning (or If I had a Crystal Ball).  Northwest Academic Computing Conference, Portland, Oregon, June 23, 2005.

• Hardy, Darcy W.  Keynote Speaker:  If I Had a Crystal Ball:  Future Trends in Distance Education.  TELECOOP Annual Conference, Colorado Springs, Colorado, April 14, 2005.

• Hardy, Darcy W.  Keynote Speaker:  Online Education:  Have We Learned Anything?  2005 Tennessee Board of Regents Distance Learning Conference, Nashville, Tennessee, February 10, 2005.

• Hardy, Darcy W.  Closing Keynote:  Online Learning…Have We Learned Anything?  Texas Blackboard Users Conference, Texas Womens University, Denton, Texas, November 2004.

• Hardy, Darcy W.  Closing Keynote:  Distance Education:  Where Do We Go From Here?  Arkansas Distance Learning Association Annual Conference, Hot Springs, Arkansas, October 2004.

• Hardy, Darcy W.  Invited Speaker:  Vision 20/20: Lessons Learned in the Last 20 Years.  18th Annual Conference on Distance Teaching and Learning, Madison, Wisconsin, August 2004.

• Hardy, Darcy W.  Invited Speaker:  The Nuts and Bolts of Building an Online ATCP.  Tennessee Board of Regents E-Learning Summer Academy, Dickson, Tennessee, June 2004.

• Hardy, Darcy, Olcott, Donald, Pacey, Lucille, and Roberts, Judy.  Closing Plenary Panel:  Women, Technology and Leadership, Canadian Association for Distance Education Annual Conference, Toronto, Canada, June 2004.

• Hardy, Darcy W.  Opening Keynote:  Distance Education: Where Do We Go From Here?  Indiana Distance Learning Association Annual Conference, Indiana, October 2003.

• Hardy, Darcy W.  Invited Speaker:  UT TeleCampus Lessons Learned, ADEC Meeting at Monterrey Technical University, Monterrey, Mexico, October 2003.

• Hardy, Darcy, Olcott, Donald, Pacey, Lucille, and Roberts, Judy.  Closing Plenary Panel:  Distance Education:  Getter Better All the Time or Still Crazy After All These Years?, Canadian Association for Distance Education Annual Conference, St. Johns, Newfoundland, Canada, June 2003.

• Hardy, Darcy W.  Closing Keynote:  Distance Education: Where Do We Go From Here?  Texas Distance Learning Association Annual Conference, Austin, Texas, March 2003. 

• Hardy, Darcy W.  Opening Keynote:  From Face-to-Face to Interface.  University of Oklahoma Health Science Center Academic Technology Conference, March 2003.

• Hardy, Darcy W.  Opening Keynote:  Why the Words, ‘Boundaries’ and ‘Faculty’ Should Never be in the Same Room.  University of North Dakota Distance Learning Conference, September 2002.

• Hardy, Darcy W.  Invited Speaker, Collaborative Models.  WCET Costing Workshop, Washington, D.C., May, 2002. 

• Hardy, Darcy W.  Plenary Panel, Strategic Director for North American Distance Education.  International Council on Distance Education (ICDE) Regional Conference, Calgary, Canada, May 2002. 

• Hardy, Darcy W.  Keynote:  Collaboration:  Pieces of the Puzzle.  West Georgia University Distance Learning Administrators Conference, June 2001. 

• Hardy, Darcy W.  Opening Keynote:  Collaboration:  Pieces of the Puzzle.  University of Colorado at Colorado Springs Teaching with Technology Conference, Colorado Springs, Colorado, July 2000.

• Hardy, Darcy W.  Invited Speaker:  The UT TeleCampus.  E-Texas Commission Hearing, Austin, Texas, April 2000. 

• Hardy, Darcy W.  .  Plenary Session:  Virtual?  Hardly.  The Higher Education Forum, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, April 10, 2000.

• Hardy, Darcy W.  Luncheon Keynote Address:  Distance Education:  Risk, Myth, and Reality. Texas Association for Educational Technology, Houston, Texas, November 7, 1997.

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