Thank you for attending this year’s Kentucky Convergence Conference! Next year’s conference will be November 7-8, 2024, so save the date and be on the look out for more information in the spring.

November 9-10, 2023
University of Louisville Event and Conference Center at ShelbyHurst Campus
450 North Whittington Parkway, Louisville, KY 40222

Convergence is the single event that brings together professionals in information technology, academic libraries, online learning, and instructional design from all the public and private colleges and universities in Kentucky and the surrounding states. Sponsored by Kentucky post-secondary institutions and private sector partners, Kentucky Convergence is a conference that emphasizes innovations and best practices in the fastest-growing areas of higher education.

Hotel Information

Coming from out of town? You can find area hotel information at https://louisville.edu/conferenceservices/where.

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Lauren Bae

University of Louisville
Online Program Manager
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Patsy Carruthers

University of Kentucky
Senior Director, UK Online
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Beth Case

University of Louisville
Instructional Designer
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Laura Castleberry

Murray State University
Director, IS Service Management
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Rachel Crider

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Chase Dearmond

Murray State University
Technology Coordinator
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Duane Dycus

Murray State University
Information Security Officer
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Shannon Eastep

Northern Kentucky University

Tommy Fix

Northern Kentucky University
Data Analytics and Instructional Technology Specialist
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Deloris Foxworth

University of Kentucky
Instructional Designer
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Juli Gatling

Kentucky Community and Technical College System
Special Initiatives Research and Development Lead

Leah Halliday

KY Council on Postsecondary Education
Coordinator, Affordable Learning KY
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Alisha M Harper

Bellarmine University
Executive Director for Graduate Programs

Joe Heerdink

Director of Information Technology
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Mike Henry

Tradeshow Manager
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Dionne Hicks

Somerset Community College
Instructional Designer
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Miranda Hines

University of Kentucky
Associate Director, Distance Learning Administration
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Jason Johnston

University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Executive Director of Online Learning & Course Production
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Matthew Kirby

Kentucky Community and Technical College
Assistant Professor
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Gene Kleppinger

Eastern Kentucky University
Manager, Online Learning
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Stephen Krueger

University of Kentucky
Affordable Course Content Librarian
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Linda Leake

University of Louisville

Jamie Mahoney

Murray State University
Associate Professor
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Danny McDonald

University of Louisville
Instructional Design
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Jeremy Miller

Associate CIO
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Scott Miller

Maysville Community and Technical College
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Janice Poston

Simmons College of Kentucky
Curriculum Designer
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Dr. Bridget Prichard

Morehead State University
Senior Instructional Designer
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Jason Richter

Custom Development Directo
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Mary Sciaraffa

Eastern Kentucky University
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Stephanie Self

Owensboro Community & Technical College
Instructional Designer / Adjunct Faculty
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Gary Sharp

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Nedim Slijepcevic

Eastern Kentucky University
Assistant Professor of Instructional Design
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Kelly Smith

Eastern Kentucky University
Director of Collections & Discovery
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Patty Spurr

Spalding University
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Vanessa Wieland Steele

Northern Kentucky University
Instructional Designer
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Ben Stephens

Sullivan University
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Catherine Tacket

Somerset Community College
Director, Teaching & Learning Center
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Garrett Wheatley

Murray State University
Director, Technology Support Services
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Laura Williams

Bluegrass Community & Technical College