It has been an eventful spring here at URKUND. We have comfortably settled into our new premises and many new clients have joined us – it is thrilling that so many, all around the world, are choosing URKUND! New integrations with large VLEs have been launched and we have visited many interesting conferences and seminars. Read more here.
Summer is now here but that does not stop us from looking ahead and looking forward to the start of the next academic year and our appreciated conference – URKUND PEPP-talks 2016.
URKUND PEPP-talks 2016 #pepptalk16 is over, and what a success it was!
We would like to thank our speakers, Stefan Eriksson from University of Uppsala, Annika Bindler and Magnus Olsson from University of Umeå, Mme Michelle Bergadaá from University of Geneva, Henrik Hansson from University of Stockholm, Svante Axelsson from University of Uppsala and James Bennett from URKUND.
Also we would like to say thank you to all participants för helping us make this a fantastic day (and evening).
See you next year!
We always have a lot going on at URKUND.
Say hello to us at:
26th August 2016 - URKUND PEPP-talks 2016
15th-17th June 2016 - NU 2016, Malmö
10th June 2016 - Dublin Business School Library Annual Seminar, Dublin
22nd-24th March 2016 - Moodle Moot UK, London
15th-16th March 2016 - Nordiska Skolledarkongressen, Göteborg, Svenska Mässan
26th-27th January 2016 - iLearning Forum, Paris
7th-8th January 2016 - Blackboard Users Conference, Durham University, UK
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