The Slate Innovation Festival is a multi-event celebration that consists of a Slate Community-hosted webinar series, new feature updates, releases, and resources. The festival culminates in an epic, in-person conference with topical sessions presented by users for all members of the Slate Community, affinity groups, networking opportunities, meals, and entertainment.


Festival Pass

All-inclusive pass to Slate Summit in Nashville, online Learning Lab courses, and all Slate Stage webinar recordings


Slate Summit

Two day in-person event in Nashville on June 1-2, including an optional half-day pre-conference on May 31


Learning Lab

1 year access to interactive, specialized, and comprehensive online training courses for beginner, intermediate, and advanced users

Kicks off Slate Innovation Festival

Slate Stage (Summer 2023)

Slate Stage virtual events, led by members of the Slate community, provide insights into how to leverage Slate to achieve your enrollment management, student success, and advancement goals seamlessly with one powerful CRM. These webinars are free and open to the Slate community and general public.

Learning Lab

One year access to interactive, specialized, and comprehensive online training courses for beginner, intermediate, and advanced users (exclusive to Slate community; does not include Fundamentals of Slate course.)

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Slate Summit

Dynamic conference led by members of the Slate community featuring opening keynote, affinity group break-outs, Slate-centric sessions, entertainment, networking, and an epic dance party. Includes optional, pre-conference presentations by Technolutions staff on our exciting work across the student lifecycle plus additional affinity groups.


Room blocks are reserved at several hotels within walking distance of Music City Center.

Hotel information


The Nashville International Airport (airport code BNA) is located at One Terminal Drive, Nashville, TN 37214 – 8 miles east of downtown Nashville.

Airport information

Music City Center

Nashville’s Music City Center is located at 201 Rep. John Lewis Way South, Nashville, TN 37203.

Venue information

Frequently Asked Questions

What is included in the Festival Pass?

The Festival Pass includes registration to the in-person Slate Summit, access to the online training courses in Learning Lab (please note, Fundamentals of Slate is not included), and all recordings of the Slate Stage webinars. 

How long may I access Learning Lab and Slate Stage recordings?

Learning Lab courses and webinar recordings will be accessible from May 2023 through April 2024. 

Are recordings of the Slate Stage webinars available?

Yes, recordings are available with a Festival Pass. 

How do I register for the Slate Stage webinars?

Slate Stage webinars will each have a separate registration and will be available in your Home Slate and on the Technolutions website.

Do I have to be registered for the Summit or Learning Lab in order to register for the Slate Stage webinars?

No, Slate Stage webinars are free and open to all. 

How do I select Learning Lab courses with my 2023 registration?

Access to the full selection of courses in Learning Lab will be available via your Home Slate in May 2023. Please note that you must be a current Slate user to register and access Learning Lab courses. 

I would like to transfer my 2023 Summit and/or 2023 Festival Pass registration to another person at my institution. How do I request this?

Please send an email to with the name, title, and institutional email of the new registrant and we will be happy to assist you. 

I’ve moved to a new institution. Can I transfer my Festival Pass?

No, your Festival Pass is only valid at the institution for which it was purchased. 

Can I register someone other than myself for the Festival?

Each person must register using their Slate log-in credentials in order to access Learning Lab courses, Slate Stage recordings, etc.

What is the schedule for Summit 2023 so that I can plan travel?

Registration & Badge Pick up is on Wednesday, May 31 from 1:oopm-4pm and Thursday, June 1 from 7:00am-9:00am.  An optional half-day pre-conference of presentations and affinity groups will be held on Wednesday afternoon from 2;00pm-5:00. Summit begins on Thursday, June 1 at 7:30am with concurrent sessions running all day Thursday through Friday. June 2 at 1:00pm.