Call for Presentations
Call for Presentations is CLOSED.
You are invited to submit a presentation proposal for the FACT2 Innovation Conference being held in partnership with EduTech Day at the Fashion Institute of Technology in mid-town Manhattan on March 16, 2012. The deadline for submission has been extended to February 3, 2012.
The Fashion Institute of Technology-SUNY seeks presentations for the statewide conference to be held on Friday, March 16, 2012 at FIT. This year’s theme is “Teaching, Learning and Sharing in the Cloud”.
The conference will provide opportunities to hear experts in the field, participate in exploratory roundtables and engage in hands-on workshops. Located in mid-town Manhattan, FIT is one of the world’s leading design institutions. This conference will provide the SUNY community, throughout the State, the opportunity to also benefit from the city’s technology showrooms, galleries and museums.
Guidelines for Presentation Submission:
Presentations will take place on March 16, 2012 at the Fashion Institute of Technology in the John E. Reeve’s Conference Center and in the Katie Murphy Amphitheater. Submission deadline is has been extended to February 3, 2012. Workshops and presentations should address one or more of the topics and key issues suggested in the four tracks below:
Track I: Social Media and Cloud-inspired Classroom Practice
Track II: Innovative Technology and More Sustainable Learning Environments
Track III: Changes on the Horizon: The Cloud and Institutional Computing
Track IV: The Cloud: Security and Copyright Challenges
Presentations should follow one of the formats below:
1. Traditional lecture style presentations (60 minutes) on topics of community interest, or a paper relevant to the conference topic, with time for questions and answers.
2. Panel discussions and roundtables (60 minutes) with multiple speakers, each offering a perspective on an issue or set of issues relevant to the conference topic, with time for questions and answers (no
more than 4 speakers please).
3. Workshops (60 minutes) that address conference topics with hands-on or interactive activities.
Directions for submission:
Please submit a 250-500-word abstract that is relevant and meaningful to one or more of the tracks listed above. Please include the following with your abstract:
-Tracks your proposal addresses
-Format that best describes your presentation/installation
-Short bio for each presenter
-Technology or other special needs
-Your contact information
Please submit proposals to email@example.com. The conference committee will review all proposals, and selections will be made based on the quality of the proposal’s treatment of issues related to the conference theme. Conference registration fees will be waived for presenters. If you have additional questions, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit the conference web site at www.fitnyc.edu/edutechday