Our Sponsors



Thank you to our fabulous sponsors! 


The University of Canterbury is the host institution for ASCILITE 2023. It also happens to be the year in which our 150th Anniversary celebrations are taking place.
Ka titiro whakamuri, ki te anga whakamua
Guided by the Past, Shaping the Future


Major Sponsor

Ako Aotearoa is an agent of change for quality tertiary teaching and learner success. We collaborate with tertiary organisations, government departments, wider industry and workplaces to prioritise educational and cultural capability building. We advocate for diverse learners throughout their education journey – wherever they choose to learn across our tertiary system.


Our flagship product, DesignPLUS course authoring tool set natively integrates with the Canvas LMS which enables you to rapidly build course shells, painlessly create and style content improving the quality, consistency and accessibility of your course content.

Over 650 higher education are improving the instructional design and learning process with Cidi Labs tools.


FeedbackFruits has been working with 200+ higher education institutions, such as Deakin University, Queensland University of Technology, and University of Tasmania, to co-create LMS-integrated solutions that enable institutions to implement diverse pedagogies, assess students’ skills, and scale proven course designs in the easiest way.


Inspera is a cloud-based digital assessment platform enabling you to plan, author, deliver and grade digital exams and assessments in one place – on site or remotely.


Canvas is a learning management platform created and supported by Instructure, a SaaS company focused on lifelong learning. It offers an adaptable ecosystem that allows institutions to build digital learning environments that meet their specific needs. Canvas streamlines teaching, improves learning, and replaces the challenges of conventional learning tech. It includes integrated learning products and collaborates with 400+ education tech partners for easy integration.

PebblePad is an online Learning Journey Platform designed to help educators deliver student-centred learning. A trusted partner in higher education, with people and pedagogy at our core. Our ePortfolio, workbook, and assessment platform supports institutions worldwide.

Discover the power of our secure learning journey platform that integrates with your LMS.


Lightcast is the world’s leading authority on labour market dynamics. Our research, analytical software, and data expertise is used by education providers, government agencies, and companies across the globe to better understand their labour markets. Headquartered in Idaho, Lightcast is active in over 30 countries and has offices in the UK, Italy, New Zealand, Canada and India.


Peerceptiv is the leader in peer learning, driving deeper learning through research-validated peer review, peer assessment, and team member feedback.

Rubric-guided collaboration on both sides of the feedback loop allows students to learn from their peers, reflect on their progress, and develop a clear path to achieve their academic goals.


OceanBrowser Ltd: Since 2012 our clients have used OB3 to bring content and discussions together in the same place, addressing student isolation, enhancing learner interaction and feedback. Lecturing staff and students can pose questions and respond anywhere within the content, bring examples and adapt to study requirements. OB3 makes contributing as easy as in a face-to-face classroom. You’ll see immediate benefits in lecturer-student and learner-to-learner connections.


With Echo360, our customers can engage every learner, anywhere with the most comprehensive solution for video recording, management and delivery (EchoVideo), audience engagement (EchoPoll), content authoring (EchoAuthor), and summative assessment (EchoExam). These Echo360 solutions achieve evidence-based learning outcomes for our customers, and equitable access to quality learning anywhere.



Tuihono UC|UC Online creates and delivers university courses, specifically designed for online learning. Learn where, when and how it suits you with flexible online courses developed by industry experts and optimised for online delivery. With Tuihono UC, it’s easy to take the next step to achieving your professional and personal goals.


Grammarly’s mission is to improve lives by improving communication. For nearly 15 years, Grammarly has been helping millions of students and professionals to express themselves more effectively. Grammarly for Education brings Grammarly’s best-in-class writing assistance, security, and administrative controls to the educational institution, helping customers implement responsible AI-assisted writing across the curriculum.

Through industry leading digital credentials, education content and talent pool technology, Learning Vault has created an interoperable skills ecosystem connecting education to employment. We make knowledge more accessible, portable, and applicable through our three key product pillars -Education Vault, Credential Vault and the soon to be launched Talent Vault.


At Canterbury Tech we are passionate about helping our region’s tech companies and people prosper. Across our broad-based member community we are proud to include some of New Zealand’s most innovative companies and successful entrepreneurs, based in a region renowned globally for it’s tech excellence.


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