Save the Date!
2024 Annual Conference will take place November 18-20 at the iHotel and Conference Center in Champaign!
Connect. Collaborate. Network.
Annual Conference is a great opportunity to connect, collaborate, and network with colleagues from across the state, participate in personal and professional development sessions, learn about exciting and innovative programs happening throughout Extension, and be inspired by amazing guest speakers.
2023 Annual Conference Photos
There's an app for that!
This year, in-person and virtual attendees to the 2023 Annual Conference can participate and stay connected to sessions, schedules, and messaging through the Learn @ Illinois Extension platform using our Moodle app.
Online Experience Features:
- Conference schedules
- Keynote presenter information
- Within each breakout session module:
- Presenter information
- Session materials (some sessions have provided this in advance, other sessions may use this space to post materials after the conference)
- Zoom link for sessions being offered virtually
- Links to the breakout session evaluations
- Notifications for conference announcements
- Messaging for certain conference groups
Staff will need to have an existing Learn @ Illinois Extension account to access the online experience. Verification and access information can be found using the buttons below. If you have not enrolled in Learn @ Illinois Extension previously, you will need to create an account before you can access the Annual Conference Online Experience.
2023 Breakout Session Highlights
Building Authentic Connections
Reversing the Exodus: Strategies for Attracting & Retaining Young Adults
Developing Effective Evaluations: Lessons Learned from the Field
Good things take time…but how much time should they take? How Extension is Enhancing Our Search Processes
2023 Keynote Speakers
University of Illinois Extension had the privilege of inviting Jason Kotecki from Escape Adulthood and Dr. Nia Imani Fields from University of Maryland Extension to be our keynote speakers for the 2023 Extension Annual Conference! If you missed these great speakers or want to learn more, visit their pages and checkout their bios and current work below.