Session Type

Monday, February 13, 2017 Preconference Workshops
Proposals due by July 17, 2016

3 Hour (Half Day) Workshop & 6 Hour (Full Day) Workshop

Preconference workshops are always provided on the first day of METC, Monday, February 13, 2017. They offer attendees the opportunity to attend a workshop that is hands-on and in-depth on a specific topic, tool, etc. Each workshop has a maximum number of slots and preregistration is required. All preconference workshops are BYOD (Bring Your Own Device). All workshops are located on site at the St. Charles Convention Center. 


Tuesday-Wednesday, February 14-15, 2017 General Sessions
Proposals due by September 1, 2016

50 Minute General Session 
Limited to 3 presenters. Consists of a presentation with resources and time for a Q&A period with attendees. 

50 Minute Panel Session
Limited to 3-5 panelists. Consists of a panel discussion on a common issue, question or topic that is relevant to conference attendees with time for a Q&A period.

2 Hour BYOD Session (Double Session)
BYOD: Bring Your Own Device. The emphasis in these sessions is interactive and hands-on time with a tool, product, etc. The focus of a BYOD Double Session should not be a tool, etc. that is not widely available or that would be associated with a fee for attendees.

Exhibitor Plus Educator Session (50 Minutes)
An educator who is currently in the classroom must be the primary presenter for the session and selling of the product is not permitted. The focus is rather to show how the educator themselves uses the product.

Exhibitor Demo Session (50 Minutes)
This allows the exhibitor to demo their product without the requirement of an educator as the primary presenter. Learn more on the exhibitor presentation info page.