Digital Pedagogy Lab 2015 was hosted on the campus of the University of Wisconsin-Madison. About 75 participants took part in three tracks: Praxis, Networks, and Identity. The inaugural year's keynotes were from Audrey Watters and Amy Collier.
In 2016, Digital Pedagogy Lab held its first international event at the American University in Cairo. The event was sponsored by AMICAL, and welcomed more than 50 guests from all around the Mediterranean and the Middle East. Faculty Sean Michael Morris, Jesse Stommel, Bonnie Stewart, and Amy Collier offered keynotes and workshops at the gathering.
In the summer of 2016, Digital Pedagogy Lab held an international event at University of Prince Edward Island. The event was sponsored by the university, and welcomed more than 50 guests from Europe, Canada, the United States, and England.
Digital Pedagogy Lab 2016 was hosted at the University of Mary Washington under the auspices of the Division of Teaching and Learning Technologies. The gathering drew 100 participants and featured keynotes from Cathy Davidson, Tressie McMillan Cottom, and from faculty members Martha Burtis and Sean Michael Morris.
In 2017, as a response to the travel ban enacted by Donald Trump, Digital Pedagogy Lab teamed with Kwantlen Polytechnic University in Vancouver, British Columbia, to host an alternate gathering for those who could not or did not wish to travel to the United States. The event featured keynotes from Rusul Alrubail and Digital Pedagogy Lab co-founder, Jesse Stommel.
Digital Pedagogy Lab 2017 was held at the University of Mary Washington alongside a supplemental event at the Kwantlen Polytechnic University (DPL Vancouver) in order to provide more access to participants subject to Donald Trump's travel ban of January 2017. The two events together drew more than 150 attendees from the Americas and internationally. Adeline Koh and Sara Goldrick-Rab offered the main keynotes, and Maha Bali and Chris Gilliard closed the event.
In 2018, Digital Pedagogy Lab gathered once again at the University of Mary Washington, welcoming more than 150 participants from around the world. The event featured both one-day and four-day tracks, and the largest group of faculty so far assembled. Anya Kamenetz and Jade Davis offered keynotes.
In 2019, Digital Pedagogy Lab held an event in Toronto at the Gladstone Hotel. The event, sponsored by eCampus Ontario and Ryerson University, spanned three colorful days and featured keynotes from Rajiv Jhangiani and Jess Mitchell.
Digital Pedagogy Lab 2019 marked the final year of the gathering at the University of Mary Washington, and featured a special three-day pre-conference event, Camp Critical Pedagogy. Ruha Benjamin and Robin DeRosa offered keynotes to over 200 attendees.
In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Digital Pedagogy Lab 2020 moved online, for the first fully digital event. More than 500 participants from across 20 time zones joined the online gathering. José Vilson, Jesse Stommel, and Audrey Watters offered keynotes.