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Call for Presenters

We invite you to submit your proposal to present at Techtober18 on Saturday, October 20, 2018. We are looking for experts in educational technology. Bring your expertise of maker spaces, coding, lesson design, STEM, STEAM, and many other trending topics in education today.  Also, we have aligned session topics with CUE, which can be found at https://goo.gl/zR3Rv7.

If you are interested in presenting, please click here to complete the online proposal no later than July 13, 2018 to ensure your proposal is submitted for review. 

Important Dates
- Deadline to Submit Proposal: July 13, 2018
- Proposal Status Notification: August 15, 2018

Session Formats
We are offering two types of sessions this year.

1. Breakout sessions: 45 minute, 1- 2 presenters, lecture-style presentations that address any area of the curriculum and appeal to a variety of educators. 
2. Make & Take Workshops: 90 minute hands-on bring-your-own-device (BYOD) session where participants get a chance to learn about a topic AND walk away with a product created during the session.  1 - 3 presenters

Sessions may be given by a single presenter or a team who can address the needs of the novice user of educational technology as well as the more experienced professional. Only the main presenter will receive complimentary event registration.

Meeting Space and Equipment 
All sessions will be scheduled in rooms with classroom or workshop style seating, varying in capacity from approximately 36 - 90 attendees per room.  Tables are provided.  To ensure fire code compliance, tables and chairs are not to be re-arranged.   If you require a specific setup for your session, please make sure to note that in the comments.

Each break-out room is equipped with the following:
- Ethernet access for presenters
- Wireless presentation system
- High-definition laser projector
- Screen
- Wireless internet access
- VGA/HDMI input for presentation device* hook-up

 *Presenters are responsible for providing their own presentation computer, software, display adapters and/or additional equipment required for the presentation.


Please email presenters@goldcoastcue.org with any questions.