The Academic Technology SHAREcase is a professional development event for the UMN Academic Technology (AT) and Instructional Design (ID) staff where the University Academic Technology community can share challenges and--working together--find solutions. 

This in-person event with a hybrid option spans one full day and one half-day. Participants have multiple opportunities to build connections and learn ways to leverage academic technology in creative, innovative, and engaging ways. 



Travel Grants

Travel grants are available to registered attendees who are coming from a non-Twin Cities campus and/or live out of state. You do not need to be a presenter to be eligible. Apply for a travel grant at

The conference theme emphasizes several tracks:

  1. Redefining the higher education experience
    • Increasing accessibility to support flexible learning
    • Mapping pathways to success that support today's learners
    • Improving support of mental health and wellbeing
  2. The use of generative AI, VR, and other emerging technologies in higher ed
    • Assessment design in the age of generative AI
    • Supporting academic rigor in the age of generative AI 
    • Using generative AI in course design
  3. Diversifying course modalities
    • Flexible learning environments
    • Distance learning
  4. Shifting educational offerings to align to a post-pandemic society
    • Credentials and micro-credentials
    • Certificates
    • Non-credit to credit pathways


Please feel free to email [email protected] with any questions you have.