The HighEdWeb 2008 conference started today in Springfield, Missouri. This is the first time in several years that I won’t be in attendance. I’m disappointed that I won’t be able to network with my colleagues, and perhaps add to my collection of red staplers!

Through the power of social media, attending this conference virtually is easier than ever.  You can follow the action live on Twitter . And Karlyn Morissette is compiling all the related blog posts over at .eduGuru (thanks Karlyn).

It should be a great conference with lots to discuss.  Hopefully my travel budget improves next year and I’ll be able to attend in person. Look for an announcemnt this week for the location of next year’s conference.