The NABCEP 2020 Continuing Education Conference has been moved to a virtual experience and will be hosted within Instructure’s learning management software (LMS) platform this August.
The virtual 2020 NABCEP CE Conference will include NABCEP’s regular offerings and opportunities for engagement, including technical training sessions, panel sessions with subject matter experts, keynote speaker and space to connect with sponsors, exhibitors and trainers from across the globe.
The agreement with Instructure will let NABCEP to create and manage an LMS platform that is a visually stimulating and engaging virtual environment. The CE Conference hosted on the LMS platform will also integrate with numerous online tools, allow for leaderboards and gamification, and enable meet-and-greets through virtual meeting platforms like Zoom and GoToMeeting.
In addition to participating in the live event, all attendees will have access to on-demand recordings for one year within NABCEP’s new LMS platform.
“NABCEP believes that its partnership with Instructure, which is the industry leader in online LMS development with 30 million global users, will enable solar industry newcomers and professionals to expand their potential, amplify their impact, and be stronger lifelong learners while helping NABCEP achieve its mission of improving quality assurance in the renewable energy industry,” NABCEP wrote in a press statement.
The annual NABCEP CE Conference brings together globally-recognized experts in solar PV. The CE Conference provides advanced-level content geared toward PV industry professionals who have experience with PV installation, solar + storage, technical sales, design, O&M or system inspection.
This is the only industry event that allows NABCEP Board Certified Professionals and Associate credential holders to obtain all of the continuing education units needed to recertify. Non-certified renewable energy professionals seeking to advance their career can earn up to 18 hours towards becoming NABCEP Board Certified by attending the virtual CE Conference.
The NABCEP 2020 CE Conference was originally planned to be held March 16 to 19 but was postponed due to the national emergency concerning COVID-19.
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