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Present at IETC 2022

Be a part of this year’s conference and provide your insights on the latest technology integration strategies, engaging instructional practices, digital tools and resources, and emerging edtech trends.

There’s something in it for you, too!

About the Selection Process

Individuals representing all academic disciplines and levels in the educational system and all phases of technology education are welcome to submit proposals to present at IETC 2022. Sessions are chosen based on relevance to current educational technology trends and best practices.

Proposals Open
April 11, 2022

Submission Deadline
May 27, 2022

Presentations Types & Strands

Presentations Types

General Breakout Session

A standard 50-minute session presented by a single speaker or group of speakers in a traditional presentation format. These sessions should include interactive and engaging activities for participants.

Two-Hour Workshop

A two-hour immersive experience. Workshops should be hands-on and more interactive than a traditional breakout, allowing participants a deeper dive into concepts, tools, and skills. Attendees pay an extra fee to attend these extended workshops.

Presentations Strands

  • Digital Learning & Innovative Practices
  • Leadership & Professional Development
  • Technology Infrastructure

Sub-Strands

  • STEM
  • Online Tools, Apps, and Resources
  • Game-Based Learning and Gamification
  • Computer Science and Conceptual Thinking
  • ELL
  • Special Education/Assistive and Adaptive Technologies
  • Instruction Design and Delivery
  • Digital Citizenship
  • Augmented, Mixed, and Virtual Reality

Sub-Strands

  • Technology Planning and Evaluation
  • Educational Policy and Leadership
  • Curriculum Planning and Evaluation
  • Coaching
  • Funding
  • Digital Equity
  • Professional Development

Sub-Strands

  • Technology Planning and Evaluation
  • Management
  • Emergent Technologies
  • Support Tools/Programs

Presenter Benefits

  • Lead Presenter Benefits: Waived conference registration fees for November 2-4 (except for workshop registration fees) and continental lunches.
  • Workshop Presenter Benefits: Waived conference registration fees for November 2-4 (including workshop registration fees), a free IETC swag bag, and continental lunches.

Note : All co-presenters must pay applicable conference registration fees.

Presenter Requirements

  • Handouts: Each presenter is expected to provide an electronic copy of their handout and/or presentation in advance. These will be shared with IETC attendees post-conference, with all rights reserved to the author.
  • Registration: All presenters and co-presenters must register online. Lead presenters will have their registration fee waived. Any co-presenters will need to pay applicable conference fees. Information on how to register as a lead presenter will be shared at a later date.
  • Housing: Housing is not included in the conference registration process. Presenters and co-presenters are responsible for making their own hotel reservations, which should be done as soon as possible.

Evaluation Criteria

Potential IETC 2022 sessions will be evaluated based upon the following criteria. Be sure to keep them in mind while crafting and submitting your proposal.

Effectiveness of Title

Does the title match the content of the session description? Does the title create excitement for prospective attendees?

Session Description

Is the description unique, fresh, and concise? Does the description address the intended audience and their knowledge level?

Learning Objectives

Do the objectives listed in the proposal align with the session description? Are the objectives measurable and easy to understand?

Participation

Does the proposal outline appropriate plans for audience engagement and participation? Are multiple methods of engagement utilized?

Proposal Quality

Is the proposal well-written and free of grammatical errors? Is it clear and concise? Can a reader easily understand what will be taught?

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Sponsor & Exhibit

Interested in sponsoring and/or exhibiting at IETC 2021?
Send us an email at exhibithall@il-edtech.org.

IETC 2022

Learn, explore and connect with other innovative educators to harness the power of technology and prepare future-ready students.

Learning Technology Center

IETC is produced by the Learning Technology Center, a statewide program that supports all public K-12 districts, schools, and educators through technology initiatives, services, and professional learning opportunities. ltcillinois.org