2012 Call For Presenters – Oswego Fall Conference

This is a copy of the Technology Fall Conference List Serve note sent on Sept 13:


The 73rd Annual Fall Conference

This October 25 and 26 the Department of Technology will host its 73rd
Technology Education Fall Conference at SUNY Oswego. The conference is
open to all K-16 educators/professionals, who want to explore this
years theme of Technology Education for All: K-16, or find out the
latest developments in technology education and related fields.
Approximately 500 attendees will enjoy 50 plus program presentations,
a technology innovation showcase, and numerous vendor displays.

Please consider presenting in a regular session on technology
education, engineering education, or related fields. We are
encouraging presentations that relate to this years theme of
Technology Education for All: K-16. In addition to our usual general
interest topics, we are actively seeking presentations that support
the following five threads that will be available to conferees.

– Common Core and/or Student Learning Objectives (SLO).
– Technology Education for Grades K-5.
– GAGET: Gizmos, Apps and Gadgets for Engineering and Technology.
– Sustainability.
– Hands On Workshops (2 hours in length).

Our fall conference is a friendly place to present. If you have a neat
activity, course, project, product, or research findings that fit
within our theme or support one of the five threads, please consider
presenting. To apply, simply fill out the forms available at:
http://www.fallconference.com. Proposal deadline for presenters and
innovators is October 8, 2012. The conference registration fee of
$45 is waived for presenters!

Returning to the conference this year is the very popular ninety
minute Technology Innovation Showcase, which is an exhibition of
innovative practices in technology or technology education, and may
include a poster display, technological artifacts/inventions,
technological activities, student projects/activities, design plans,
and multimedia displays, etc. Don’t miss the opportunity to display in
the Technology Innovation Showcase this year.

If you have a commercial product, program, or service that you would
like to market, exhibitor booths are available for a reasonable fee.
Please visit http://www.fallconference.com for more information or to
reserve a booth.

Please consider sharing your talents, ideas, and resources with the
technology education community, and pass this request along to others
who may wish to innovate, present, or exhibit at the conference.

Mark Springston, Conference Program Chairperson

Dan Tryon, Conference Chairperson

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