Desire2Learn Inc.

Desire2Learn Inc.

July 09, 2007 19:51 ET

Desire2Learn User Conference Surpasses Record With More Than 500 Attendees

SYNOPSIS: Clients confirm enthusiasm for Desire2Learn with record breaking attendance at fourth annual user conference, FUSION 2007, in Duluth, Minnesota, July 8-12th.

DULUTH, MINNESOTA--(Marketwire - July 9, 2007) - Desire2Learn Inc., a leading provider of mission-critical enterprise eLearning solutions, today announced an overwhelming response to its fourth annual user conference, FUSION 2007, resulting in a record attendance of more than 500 participants. The turnout, along with keynotes and nearly 80 sessions, contribute to the largest user conference in the company's history. The increase in attendees at this year's conference reflects the growth of the Desire2Learn user community, and the company's commitment to collaborating with clients and delivering innovative eLearning solutions.

FUSION 2007 is the most far reaching conference to date for Desire2Learn, with delegates traveling from across the United States and Canada, in addition to representatives from the European community. Additionally, delegates represent more than 150 institutions and organizations worldwide.

"We are extremely excited with the record-breaking attendance of FUSION 2007 and are delighted at the knowledge and experience that each delegate has brought and is sharing," said John Baker, Desire2Learn President and CEO. "This is an extremely important event that provides an opportunity for a fusion of ideas and inspiration with representatives from our diverse client base, partners, collaborators within the eLearning community, and members of the Desire2Learn team. The stage is set for an exciting event which will spark innovation and the sharing of best practices throughout the Desire2Learn community."

FUSION 2007 will feature more than 65 user-led sessions, and more than a dozen led by experts at Desire2Learn which discuss the latest innovations. Furthermore, the highly acclaimed Dr. Ruth Clarke, Will Richardson and Nancy White will deliver keynote addresses to equip delegates with the latest in eLearning research, theory and practice. The conference program has also been expanded to include post-conference workshops that cover the full spectrum of the Desire2Learn eLearning Suite.

For information about FUSION 2007, visit www.Desire2Learn.com/FUSION.

About Desire2Learn Inc.

Desire2Learn Inc. is a world-leading provider of enterprise eLearning solutions that enable institutions and other organizations to create teaching and learning environments that reflect their vision, values, goals, pedagogical approaches and branding. Desire2Learn supports over four million learners worldwide and clients include higher education, K-12, as well as associations, government, and other leading organizations. For more information, visit: www.Desire2Learn.com.

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