IST Conference

IST 2024 Conference

March 1, 2024

InnovateEdTech: Empowering Tomorrow's Learners

On behalf of the Graduates in Instructional Systems Technology (GIST) conference planning team, you are invited to attend the 24th Annual IST Conference to showcase your research, get inspired, and make new professional connections. This year’s conference theme is InnovateEdTech: Empowering Tomorrow's Learners. Topics covered at the conference include learning technologies, instructional design, training, human performance, adult education, and other related learning topics.

The conference is a free, student-run event that offers graduate students a supportive venue to gain experience presenting, organizing, and attending professional conferences. Residential and distance students, alumni, and faculty of the IU IST department, IST practitioners, as well as IST students from other universities and students from various IU departments, are invited to attend.

Keynote Speakers

Andrew Gibbons

Dr. Andrew Gibbons

Professor Emeritus, Brigham Young University

11:00 – 11:50 a.m.

Colin Gray

Dr. Colin M. Gray

HCI/d Program Director, Associate Professor, Informatics
Luddy School of Informatics, Computing, and Engineering
Indiana University Bloomington

3:00 to 3:50 p.m.

Faculty Panel

1:00 – 1:50 p.m.
Cindy Hmelo-Silver

Cindy Hmelo-Silver, Ph.D.

Distinguished Professor, Learning Sciences Program

Thomas Brush

Thomas Brush, Ph.D.

Professor, Instructional Systems Technology Program

Amy Pickard

Amy Pickard, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Adult Education Program

Gamze Ozogul

Gamze Ozogul, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Learning, Design, and Adult Education Department Chair

Alumni Panel

2:00 – 2:50 p.m.
Meina Zhu

Meina Zhu, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Learning Design and Technology
Wayne State University

Hamid Nadir

Hamid Nadir, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Information, Library, and Research Sciences
University of North Carolina Greensboro

Rob Elliott

Rob Elliott, Ed.D.

Teaching Professor of Computer and Information Technology
Indiana University–Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI)

Sunmi Seol

Sunmi Seol, Ed.D.

Mobile Application Developer
Graduate School of Education at Stanford University

Halimat Ipesa-Balogun

Halimat Ipesa-Balogun, M.S.Ed.

Instructional Designer of Workforce Training and Education Department
Salt Lake Community College

Conference Planning Committee

Zixi Li

Zixi Li

Conference Chair

Taieb Cherif

Taieb Cherif

GIST President & Conference Co-Chair

Gamze Ozogul

Dr. Gamze Ozogul

Faculty Advisor

Karen Smith

Karen Smith

Creative Team Lead

Hyojung Kim

Hyojung Kim

Advertising Team Lead

Minhwi Seo

Minhwi Seo

Hospitality Team Lead & Treasurer

Amelia Ijiri

Amelia Ijiri

Proposal Review Team Co-Lead

Paula Marcelle

Paula Marcelle

Proposal Review Team Co-Lead

Sohheon Yang

Sohheon Yang

Communication Team Lead

Contact Us

If you have any questions or comments, please contact Zixi Li at