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Come and meet us in person at the following events:




12 December

Register Today. Places are Limited. Let's talk about txt!

University of Westminster, London, UK. Wednesday 12th December

Have you already registered for the next 'Lets talk about txt!' event on Wednesday 12th December, at the University of Westminster, London?

Join us for this one day event which will give you an insight into how organisations can use SMS technology to improve the way that they communicate with their students, staff, customers, clients and community.

Our guest speakers will share how they use SMS in a wide variety of contexts with presentations including:

  • Brian Hipkin, Dean of Students, Regent's College
    160+1 - Step Beyond The Txt
  • Dr Sarah Williamson, Head of Education, Cardiff University
    Scaling SMS from 3 to 16 Academic Schools (and beyond...)
    Including using SMS to give students a little of what they ask for
  • Debbie Holley, Reader in the Department of Education & Mark Miller, Learning Technologist, Anglia Ruskin University
    Encouraging Academic Engagement at a Distance
  • Takki Sulaiman, Head of Communications, Tower Hamlets Council
    An Olympian Challenge: Communicating with Stakeholders and Keeping them Hooked for the Future
  • Mick Mullane, E-Learning Technologist and Consultant
    The Future is Already Here — It's Just Not Very Evenly Distributed. attrib. William Gibson

Still not enough content? Then join us for:

  • Exploratory debates to discuss the themes that have been brought to the table
  • Networking opportunities with leaders in innovation and discussion with experts in this field
  • Free trial accounts and free messages available on the day
  • ConnectTxt geniuses on hand all day to give expert tips and advice
  • See what future developments are taking place in the coming months
  • Live demonstrations of Blackboard ConnectTxt and Blackboard Connect available all day!


Places are limited. We kindly ask that you let us know if you will be able to attend ASAP.

To register and for more information

Participation is complimentary. Refreshments and a buffet lunch will be served throughout the day. Travel and accommodation are not included.

Kind regards,
The Blackboard Connect Team

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  • education

    Over 52% of UK Colleges & Universities send critical messages with ConnectTxt. Our online application allows you to send and receive SMS text messages securely from your desktop. Read more

  • health

    In healthcare ConnectTxt is used in three key areas: sending out test results, reminding patients of appointments and for general staff communications. Read more

  • public sector

    ConnectTxt is used in three key areas: general staff communications, for the public to send in messages and for emergency contingency planning. Read more

  • local authority

    In our experience there are a quite a few ways to streamline communication in local authorities, resulting in quick improvements in customer service delivery. Read more

  • business

    'time = money' - use ConnectTxt in your business and you will save both time and money. Read more

  • conferences

    ConnectTxt enables conference organisers to empower their audiences to text a question, opinion or join a debate without having to wait for a roving microphone. Read more

  • emergency planning

    Successful organisations prepare themselves for all eventualities. SMS txt messaging is an ideal emergency communication tool. Read more

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