HILT hosts a number of large and small events throughout the year geared toward building connections among and strengthening the resources of, the Harvard community.

Recurring events include:

Annual Conference

The Harvard Initiative for Learning and Teaching annual conference is an event designed to engage the Harvard community in a university-level dialogue about teaching and learning innovation. See more information and access resources from past conferences.

Colleague Conversations

HILT hosts small lunch and dinner discussions with faculty and academic professional staff from across the University to share their challenges, questions, and interests about teaching at Harvard. Input informs HILT’s portfolio of activities, including funding support and event agendas. Over 200 faculty and 80 academic professional staff have participated to date. Want to participate? Email: hilt@harvard.edu

Education Innovation Showcase

The Harvard Initiative for Learning and Teaching (HILT) held its inaugural Education Innovation Showcase on Thursday, April 11, 2019, at the Harvard Innovation Labs. More than 100 people gathered to hear learn about 30 projects designed to enhance teaching and learning, sponsored by HILT. Read a synopsis of the event featured in The Harvard Gazette! Save the date for the upcoming showcase event scheduled for April 9, 2020.

HILT Affinity Group Events

HILT’s TLC network convenes Affinity Groups around shared teaching and learning interests and professional objectives. Harvard affiliates are welcome to join Affinity Groups at the links found here to receive more information about meetings and events.

Speaker Series

HILT hosts teaching and learning lectures, seminars, and discussion panels for general Harvard audiences. See upcoming event information and watch previous events.

Special University-wide Programming

Periodically, HILT is involved in hosting events that impact teaching and learning across schools. Examples of past events can be found via this link.