Capsim User Conference

August 8 - 9, 2018 | Capsim Headquarters, Chicago, Illinois

Choose the track that matches your interests

Sessions and discussion are divided into three areas of interest. 

Experiential Learning

Learning Outcomes Assessment

Soft Skills Development

Learn about the past, present and future of Capsim's suite of business simulations and the exciting new technology behind them. 

Get an inside look at Capsim's suite of assessment solutions designed to easily and objectively measures the most critical, yet hard-to-measure, business skills.

Learn about our new short, graded test that can be plugged into business courses across the curriculum while helping institutions meet and standardize their learning outcomes assessment needs.


Register by May 1 and save 25%!

Early Bird Rate - $150

Standard Rate - $200

Meet the Capsim Team

We are excited to host our inaugural user conference at our very own headquarters in downtown Chicago. Meet the team behind all the learning solutions you know and love.

50 E Adams, Mezzanine Level | Chicago, Illinois 60603

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Enjoy dinner and fireworks on Lake Michigan

Join us for dinner and fireworks as we take Chicago's First Lady for a night out on Lake Michigan. 

Administration & Faculty

If you’re considering incorporating simulations or assessments into your course, curriculum or program—the Capsim User Conference will provide you the opportunity to learn from others’ experiences. These anecdotes and use cases will be worth the trip.

Current Capsim Users

Learn best-practices, tips and tricks from your colleagues and the Capsim Team. The User Conference will give you the chance to meet the individuals responsible for creating and supporting the solutions you use to prepare your students for career success.

Thought Leaders

At Capsim, we strive to bring your ideas to life. Explore our current suite of simulations and assessments while uncovering the future platforms that will make it possible to turn your cutting-edge ideas into practical classroom solutions.

Business Simulations

Our team of experts will provide a rundown of our current suite of business simulations and uncover a blueprint of new possibilities for our present and future simulations.

Soft Skills Development

Learn about Capsim's assessment solutions that easily and objectively measure the most critical, yet hard-to-measure, business skills. You'll even have the chance to get a hands-on sneak peek of our new tool that allows you to easily build and tailor your own assessments.

Learning Outcomes Assessment

Learn about our journey into the world of learning outcomes assessment, the current state of our solutions, and our future plans for a modular exam that plugs into business courses across the entire curriculum to help institutions meet and standardize their LOA needs.

Tentative Agenda

August 8, 2018

12-1 PM: Registration, Lunch and Networking
1-1:15: Opening Remarks
1:15-2:30 PM: Keynote: Experiential Learning at the Student, Classroom, and Curriculum Level
2:30-3:30 PM: Product Overviews
3:30-4 PM: Networking Break
4-4:45 PM: Table Topics
4:45-5:30 PM: General Session Panel
5:30-7:30 PM: Transportation to Boat Ride
7:30-10:30 PM: Chicago's First Lady Boat Cruise

August 9, 2018

8-9 AM: Breakfast
9-9:30 AM: Keynote: The Future of Capsim & Learning Technologies
9:30-10 AM: Product Overviews
10-10:45 AM: Learning to Tailor Capsim's Solutions
10:45-11 AM: Networking Break
11-12 AM: Hands-on Workshop - Tailoring Capsim's Solutions
12-1:30 PM: Keynote - TBA and Lunch
1:30-2:30 PM: Case Study: A Different Perspective
2:30-2:45 PM: Networking Break/Afternoon Coffee & Tea
2:45-3:15 PM: Panel Discussion: Ask the Experts
3:15-3:45 PM: Preparing Your Students for the Corporate World
3:45-4 PM: Closing Remarks

Hotel Accommodations

A block of rooms will be reserved at the Silversmith Hotel, located across the street from our Capsim Headquarters. Please use the code '1003NH' to receive a special rate of $179/night. Rooms will be provided on a first-come, first-served basis.

To check for room availability, please click here.

Conference Location

Chicago Headquarters
50 E Adams Street, Mezzanine Level
Chicago IL, 60603


There is a parking garage adjacent to our office on E. Monroe St. You may enter the garage from Monroe St. or Adams St. The early bird rate (arrival between 5:00 - 8:00 AM and out by 7:00 PM) is $15.00. After 8:00 AM, the daily rate is $42.00 for up to 12 hours.

Conference Details

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Join your colleagues, peers and the Capsim Team at our inaugural user conference -- offering you networking, learning, collaboration and an inside look at what's in store for the future of business learning.

Guest Speakers

John Kraft

University of Florida,
Warrington College of Business

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Dan LeClair

Executive Vice President and Chief Strategy and Innovation Officer
AACSB International

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Erich Dierdorff

Professor of Management
DePaul University,
Driehaus College of Business

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Join your colleagues, peers and the Capsim Team at our inaugural user conference

August 8 - 9, 2018 | Capsim Headquarters, Chicago, Illinois

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