Presentations & Reports

The FLEXspace Core Team is very active in the community, presenting throughout the year at professional conferences. Please check our upcoming events for the latest. The Core Team also reports regularly to its advisory council and sponsors. Here you’ll find various presentations, reports, and other documents.

Listing of our activities (updated Jan 2016)

  • —EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative (ELI) – Denver (‘14) New Orleans (‘15), San Antonio (‘16), Houston (’17), New Orleans (’18)
  • —EDUCAUSE Annual Conference Anaheim (’13), Orlando (’14 – Keynote Highlight “call out”), Anaheim (‘16), Philly (’17)
  • —InfoComm – Orlando, EduComm/CorpComm – Atlanta (’15)
  • —Library Conference – Coalition for Networked Information (CNI) St. Louis (’14 and ‘15)
  • —SCUP – Pittsburgh (‘14), Chicago (‘15), Vancouver (’16)
  • —NMC “Rearranging Learning Spaces” Webinar (’14)
  • —CCUMC –Las Vegas (’13), Portland (’14), Pittsburgh (‘15), Notre Dame( ’17)
  • —ELI Focus Session “Re-imagining Learning Spaces” Webinar (’14)
  • —Campus Technology, Boston July ’15
  • —National Forum on Active Learning Classrooms at UMN (NFALC), Aug ’15
  • —IFALC – UMN 2017
  • EduComm ’15, Atlanta, Sept  ’15
  • —SUNY (CIT) Conference on Instruction & Technology – Oneonta (’12) Plattsburgh (’13) Geneseo (’14), Cornell (’15) and Potsdam (’16)
  • —Next Generation Learning Spaces – Atlanta (‘16), San Diego (’17)
  • —ISE / InfoComm Trade Show – Amsterdam (‘16)
  • —Academic Impressions Webinars (Dana Gierdowski, Rebecca Frazee) (’14), (’15)
  • UBTech Program Sponsor – Orlando (’17)
Links to PResentations


CCUMC Notre Dame 


EDUCAUSE 2016 – Anaheim Presentation

Using LSRS and FLEXspace to Measure Impact and Support Learning Space Master Planning Wednesday, October 26 | 3:40pm – 4:30pm | Meeting Room 210D, Level Two

By Jim Twetten, Rebecca Frazee, Melaine Kenyon, Sue Chichester 

Click here to view slides on SlideShare.
Click here to download PDF of slides.


New tools enable more effective master planning for learning spaces. The Learning Space Rating System can be used to measure the learning potential of spaces and assist with renovation prioritization; FLEXspace is a detailed, growing repository that provides examples of peer solutions, and a place where you can document and showcase your own campus learning spaces. Outcomes: Understand how to access LSRS and FLEXspace for planning *Understand and begin to apply the integrated planning process used to align resources and stakeholders *Learn how to participate in a broader community of practitioners using these toolsets

ELI 2016 – San Antonio presentation

“Measurement, Benchmarking, and Improvement of Learning Environments: Using LSRS and FLEXspace to Achieve Institutional Objectives.” Click here for ELI page and slide deck.




InfoComm ’15 Orlando Presentation FLEXspace for IC2015.pptx

Adoption Stats as of 011515.pptx



Flexspace for SCHOMS 2014.pdf

ELI 2014 FINAL Beta Rollout.pptx

AIA Boston FINAL.pdf

New Media Consortium: Rearranging Learning Spaces

This one-hour session was held in the Google+ On Air platform and broadcasted live on YouTube. Participation is free for all attendees. Full session description at



FLEXspace Poster V2.pptx (Poster presented at ELI 2013 and Sloan-C/MERLOT Emerging Technologies Conference 2013.)

Business Plan Penultimate Review 101413.pdf

FLEXspace Sponsorship Penultimate Draft 2013.pdf

FLEXspace CCUMC 2013.pdf

CCUMC 2013 – FLEXspace: Beta 1.0 Update (YouTube video)

CCUMC video summary notes.docx

EDUCAUSE Anaheim 13.pdf

UM Active Classrooms FINAL.pdf

FLEXspace 1.0 FINAL.pptx

FLEXspace Project Launch To-Do List 2013.docx