Monday, February 12, 2018 Preconference Workshops
Proposals due by July 12, 2017
3 Hour (Half Day) Workshop
Preconference workshops are always provided on the first day of METC, Monday, February 12, 2018. 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 13-14, 2018 General Breakout Sessions
General Breakout Session Proposals due by September 6, 2017
50 Minute General Session
Limited to 2 presenters. Consists of a presentation with resources and time for a Q&A period with attendees.
50 Minute Panel Session
Limited to 4 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.
90 Minute Poster Session
Limited to 2 presenters. Consists of a casual, walk-up learning opportunity during designated time frame on one day of the conference.
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 uses the product and the benefits to student learning.
Exhibitor Demo Session (50 Minutes)
This allows the exhibitor to demo their product without the requirement of an educator as the primary presenter. Must be a sponsor or exhibitor at the conference. Learn more on the exhibitor presentation info page.
Cancellation and Refund Information
Cancellations must be made in writing and received no later than January 19, 2018 and are subject to a 25% fee. No refunds will be given after January 19, 2018.
The 2018 METC Conference will not be canceled due to weather conditions.
No shows will be charged in full.