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.
Cancellation and Refund Information
Cancellations must be made in writing and received no later than January 23, 2017 and are subject to a 25% fee. No refunds will be given after this date.
METC Conference 2017 will not be canceled due to weather conditions.
No shows will be charged in full.