Attending & Schedule Reform Symposium Free E-Conference

Scroll down to find the schedule in your time zone!


Attending the Conference:

RSCON is held online and is free. Please register for free at the for updates. Registration is not required to attend.

Webinar Platform:

  • The entire conference takes place in Blackboard Collaborate web rooms, that combines video, audio, chat, presentation, and more. It supports participation from any computer using Window, Mac OS, Linux, iOS, and Android. 
  • Check that your computer is ready by clicking here. "Step 1" will ask if you have a compatible version of Java. "Step 2" lets you test in a session. Please do this before the conference. If you have difficulties, check the Collaborate Help FAQ. Then ask for help in the user community.

Important Note for MAC Users:

If you are using a Mac running Mountain Lion v10.8.4, you have to download the free app "Collaborate Launcher for Mac". Here are Lucy's quick instructions or follow these directions from Blackboard.


Mobile Users:

Attending a Session:

  • Scroll down for the conference schedule page in your time zone. To quickly locate a session, search the page by using Control+F (Command+F on a Mac). 
  • Click on the session title to expand the information. Each session will have a live Blackboard Collaborate link (added Oct. 10th). You will then be able click this link to enter the live room.


Session recordings will be posted almost immediately after a session is completed on a special page published Oct. 11th or look to the conference menu for a link to the recordings page.

Schedule Pages by Time Zone:

Compare your time to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to determine your viewing time zone. The current GMT time and date are:


Click on the time zone link in yellow on the left to get to your schedule page.

GMT - 11
US Hawaiian Standard Time, Honolulu
GMT - 9
US Alaska Daylight Time, Anchorage
US Pacific Daylight Time, San Francisco, Seattle, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Phoenix, Vancouver
US Mountain Daylight Time, Denver, Salt Lake City, Calgary, Edmonton, Guatemala, San Salvador, Tegucigalpa, Mangua
US Central Daylight Time, Houston, Minneapolis, New Orleans, Chicago, Bogata, Kingston, Lima, Mexico City, Winnipeg
US Eastern Daylight Time, Indianapolis, Atlanta, Boston, Detroit, Columbus, Miami, Philadelphia, New York, Washington (DC), Toronto, Nassau, Ottawa, Montreal, Havana, Santo Domingo, La Paz, San Juan
Santiago Daylight Time, Halifax Daylight Time, Buenos Aires, Asuncion, Brasilia, Sao Paulo, Rio de Janeiro
GMT - 3:30 St. Johns Daylight Time
GMT - 2 Montevideo Daylight Time
GMT - 1
Greenwich Mean Time, Reykjavik, Casablanca, Accra
Lisbon, Dublin, London, Algiers, Lagos, Kinshasa,
Madrid, Barcelona, Paris, Brussels, Amsterdam, Zurich, Frankfurt, Oslo, Copenhagen, Rome, Berlin, Prague, Zagreb, Vienna, Stockholm, Budapest, Belgrade, Warsaw, Cape Town, Johannesburg, Harare, Cairo
Sofia, Athens, Tallinn, Helsinki, Bucharest, Minsk, Istanbul, Kyiv, Khartoum, Ankara, Jerusalem, Beirut, Amman, Nairobi, Addis Ababa, Dar es Salaam, Baghdad, Riyadh, Antananarivo, Kuwait City, Doha
Moscow, Dubai
Karachi, Tashkent, Islamabad, Lahore
Mumbai, New Delhi, Bangalore, Kolkata
Almaty, Dhaka
Bangkok, Hanoi, Jakarta
Kuala Lumpur, Singapore, Hong Kong, Perth, Beijing, Manila, Shanghai, Taipei
Seoul, Tokyo
Melbourne, Canberra, Sydney
Anadyr, Suva
GMT + 13:45