eLumenation 2019 User Conference

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eLumenation 2019 Early Bird Registration is now open! Join our 2nd annual user conference July 17-18, 2019 at the Pasadena Hilton where thought leaders, innovators, and peers will share their successes, challenges, and best practices in comprehensive and integrated cross-departmental management of high impact Student Success initiatives.

Early Bird Registration Deadline Extended to May 14, 2019!

What to Expect at this year’s eLumenation
Last year’s inaugural user conference was a huge success thanks to our partner institutions, sponsors, industry presenters, and amazing staff! We’ve got an exciting program underway and are incorporating your feedback from last year. This year’s conference will include:

  • Additional day of sessions – we’re doubling the amount of content this year with two full days of sessions
  • Interactive sessions – we’re adding more hands-on, interactive content including panel discussions and workshops
  • Single site venue – this year all sessions will be held at one site, the Pasadena Hilton
Find out what past attendees have to say about eLumenation!

Be sure to visit the eLumenation 2019 event page for more details on activities, call for proposals, special presentations, and more!

Preliminary Agenda

Day 1 – Wednesday, July 17th

  • Keynote Address: Louis Soares, Chief Learning and Innovation Officer, American Council on Education (ACE) presentation on removing barriers to innovation on campus and supporting sustainable change.
  • Panel Discussion on Innovation: Louis Soares will lead a panel discussion and Q&A with thought leaders on their expertise and advice on how to support and sustain innovation.
  • Networking Lunch: Lunch will be provided along with networking activities.
  • Colleague Presentations: Colleagues at eLumen partner institutions will share experiences across a variety of topics including designing innovative curriculum, connecting instruction and student support, promoting student equity, and facilitating institutional change.   
  • Partner Presentations: Learn more about eLumen industry partnerships that provide extended integrated resources.               
  • Day 1 Wrap Up: eLumen Senior Management Team will provide a quick recap of our first day of activities.               
  • eLumen User Appreciation Event: A fun-filled evening of food, beverages, and entertainment. More details to come!  

Day 2 – Thursday, July 18th

  • eLumen Plenary Address: eLumen Senior Management Team will provide an overview of new and exciting advancements.    
  • Deep Dives with eLumen Customer Success Managers (CSM): eLumen CSMs will lead deep-dive discussions on curriculum, assessment, catalog, and program review. Let’s roll up our sleeves and get into the weeds!
  • Networking Lunch: Lunch will be provided along with networking activities.               
  • Partner Presentations: Learn more about eLumen industry partnerships that provide extended integrated resources.
  • Closing Address: eLumen CEO, Joel Hernandez, will wrap up the conference with an overview of eLumen strategic direction for development, partnerships, and more.
  • Post-Conference Workshops (Optional): CSMs will host various post conference hands-on workshops covering a wide array of applications of eLumen in curriculum, catalog, assessment, and program review.

A more detailed schedule-at-a-glance will be available in the coming weeks, but for travel planning purposes we are estimating 8:00am PT to 4:00pm PT each day with an evening reception on the 17th.

Conference Hotel Information

We’ve negotiated a special rate for attendees at the conference hotel, the Pasadena Hilton. **The Pasadena Hilton is quickly filling up. See below for alternative hotel options**


OPTION #1:  click on the link below and use group code “ELUMEN”:


OPTION #2:  Call the Pasadena Hilton and mention the “eLumenation 2019 Attendees” get the discounted rate. Phone numbers are:

Direct Line: (626) 577-1000
Toll Free: 1-800-774-1500

Deadline to reserve a Pasadena Hilton room at the conference rate is June 24, 2019.


We have an additional room block at the Sheraton Pasadena, conveniently located across the street from the Hilton. See below for details.

eLumenation 2019 Sheraton Pasadena Hotel for 194 USD per night

Start Date: Tuesday, July 16, 2019
End Date: Thursday, July 18, 2019
Last Day to Book: Sunday, June 16, 2019

Book your group rate for eLumenation 2019
(Pasadena Sheraton Hotel Reservation Link)

Looking forward to seeing you in July!

*Photo credit: Pasadena Convention & Visitors Bureau