FAQ

 

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When is the Annual Technology Fall Conference?
This year, the Annual Fall Conference will be held Thursday, October 26 through Friday, October 27, 2017. It is the largest conference of its kind in the Northeast, with the 2016 event drawing nearly 400 professionals. The Department of Technology Annual Technology Fall conference is always held on the last combined Thursday and Friday in October. This web site provides current information on conference items, and will offer program titles as they become available.

How long are presentations? How do I become a presenter?
Each sessions runs 30 – 45 minutes for a regular session presentation or 2 hours for a double-session workshop. NEW for 2017. Thursday presentations will be 45 minutes, while Friday presentations will be 30 minutes. This new format will allow attendees to experience 6 presentations on Friday. We also have a poster-style Technology Innovation Showcase on Friday. Presenters should express their interest by signing up early.

Will there be exhibitors? How can I sign up to be one?
There will be a full ship of commercial exhibitors, with the expected number over 20. Commercial space rental fee is just $300 for 2017. Potential exhibitors should contact Dr. Mark Hardy, SUNY Oswego, 103C Park Hall, Oswego, New York 13126, or send an email message to mark.hardy@oswego.edu . For more information on exhibiting, see commercial spaces. There are also advertising opportunities in our conference program.

How do I stay informed on conference announcements?
Please join our conference list serve. It is an announcement listserv (instead of discussion) and your email will not be visible in any email we send.

How do I register?
Conference registration is a very reasonable cost ($60). Visit the registration page to register today and get more information.

Are there driving directions and Parking?
Parking is available in LOT # 7 near the Romney Field house athletic complex. No parking sticker is needed on Thursday and Friday of the conference. Continuously running shuttle buses will travel between the parking lot and the conference site.

For directions, please enter the following into your GPS or click the Google Maps link below.

Romney Field House
Sheldon Ave, Oswego, NY 13126


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Are there accommodations for persons with disabilities?
Persons with disabilities, needing accommodations to attend the conference, should contact Rich Bush at 315.312.3990 in advance.

Are High School and College level visitors welcome?

Yes! All students are welcome! Full-time students receive a complimentary registration. It is recommended that High School teachers bring a reasonably sized group of juniors/seniors interested in a Technology Education career. Remember, there are no overnight accommodations on campus and teachers are expected to supervise students at all times. Contact Richard Bush (richard.bush@oswego.edu) if you will be bringing public school students. They may be eligible for a complimentary lunch in the dining hall.

Where can I stay in Oswego?
There is conference housing available at group rates. For additional housing options, please view the “Oswego Immediate Area” section of this SUNY Oswego page.

More Information!
Still have a question but don’t know who to contact, please email fallconference@oswego.edu.