2016 Texas Blackboard Users Group Conference Information

2016 Texas Blackboard Users Group Conference Information & Registration

Conference Dates: November 10-11

Pre-Conference, November 9 | Blackboard Admin GUI Certification, November 8 & 9

Location: League City, Texas3_233830_1694344

Lodging: South Shore Harbour Resort and Conference Center, 2500 South Shore Blvd., League City, Texas 77573

Schedule: To Be Determined

Session details will be posted here as soon as they are finalized.


Registration Information and Fees:

The Early Bird Registration fee for the General T-Bug Conference is $250 before October 31st and $300 afterwards.

Pre-conference workshops are complimentary and will begin November 9th.

Blackboard Admin GUI Certification is all day on  both November 8th and 9th. The cost for the certification is $850 and does not include Pre-Con or General T-BUG Conference Registration.

Blackboard Certification Information

Blackboard Admin GUI Certification is all day on  both November 8th and 9th. Lunch will be served both days. The cost for the certification is $850 and does not include Pre-Con or General T-BUG Conference Registration.

If you are completing the Blackboard Admin GUI Certification and attending the conference, you may select the Blackboard Admin GUI Certification + Conference Package for $1,000.

Accommodation Information:

The conference will be held at the South Shore Harbour Resort & Conferenobedroom_1024rence Center

Hotel rooms have been reserved at the South Shore Harbour Resort.  If you require hotel guestrooms, you must register directly with the hotel at 1-800-442-5005 or 281-334-1000.  Please mention that you are with the T-BUG Conference to receive the group rate of $104/night. You can also ask for state rate, if available.

Remember:  Please identify your affiliation with the 2016 T-BUG Conference in order to receive the conference rate.

Travel Information:

Taxis from Hobby Airport to South Shore are $53; estimated travel time is 30 minutes.

Uber Black $80-106; Uber Select $57-75; Uber SL $45-60; Uber  X $23-31. For those traveling together Uber SUV $100-130.  Visit their website: www.uber.com/cities/houston/ for more information.

Optional T-BUG Thursday Night Event Information:

Join us for dinner and a cruise on board the FantaSea a 117′ luxury yacht, the newest and largest charter yacht on the Gulf Coast.  The state-of-the-art yacht is a unique floating restaurant surrounded by an ever-changing view of beautiful waterfront homes, picturesque lighthouses and the thrilling Kemah Boardwalk.

Fantasea Yacht CharterThe three-hour cruise through Clear Lake and Galveston Bay will include a full dual entree, chef served buffet, unlimited soft drink service and cash bar.  The yacht will be re-positioned for boarding at South Shore Harbour so no transfers are required.

Your cost for this private cruising and dining is:  $35.00 per T-BUG registrant.  For additional tickets, the cost is $95.00 per person.