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Ed Tech Day 2017 - Save the date!

Mark your calendars for Ed Tech Day 2017, to be held on Thursday, March 23, 2017.  Vendor registration will open in late December, and participant registration will start in mid January 2017.

Thanks for a great Ed Tech Day 2016!

This year's Educational Technology Day was a great success!  Thanks to everyone who attended the event, the vendors and seminar presenters, and everyone who worked so hard to make the day a success!  And congratulations to our winners: Tom Davies who won the Dell Chromebook grand prize, and Richanna Patrick, who won the iPad Mini pre-registration giveaway.

 

Welcome!

We hope that you will join us for our 26th annual Educational Technology Day at Ithaca College on Thursday, March 24, 2016 in the Ithaca College Campus Center.  The vendor and college showcases run from 9 AM to 3 PM, and seminars run from 9 AM to 4 PM. This site provides you with all the information you need to find out more about Ed Tech Day, register as a participant or vendor, see what's new, or learn more about the vendors and others who will be at the show.

Educational Technology Day is a free regional technology event that attracts over 1,600 people annually from upstate New York. It features local and national vendors such as AT&T, Apple, Brocade, Dell, Epson, Hewlett Packard, Panasonic and many others.

Some highlights for 2016:

  • "Featured Sessions" track with nationally recognized thought leaders and other experts.  Topics this year include:
    • Women in IT
    • Teaching and Learning
    • Analytics in Higher Education
    • Independence through Robotic Technology
    • Student Perspectives on IT
    • Starting a Startup
  • Vendor Showcase with more than 50 national, regional and local technology vendors
  • College Showcase with faculty, staff and students showing how they are using technology in and out of the classroom
  • Teaching and Learning with Technology Symposium -  a special track dedicated to innovations and best practices in using technology for teaching and learning
  • Startup Central - featuring startups and other emerging companies and technologies
  • Discuss...IT - informal round table discussions facilitated by subject experts
  • Seminars, Tours, and much more!

Teaching and Learning with Technology Symposium Track

Once again we are partnering with the Finger Lakes Faculty Development Network (FLFDN) to offer a special “Teaching and Learning with Technology Symposium” track as part of Ed Tech Day.  The symposium consists of a special series of seminars running throughout the day and features sessions specifically focusing on innovations and best practices in using technology for teaching and learning, as well as scholarship assessing the effect of technology on student learning.

Visit the Symposium page for the schedule and session details.

The Finger Lakes Faculty Development Network, which organizes this special track, is an organization linking people involved in faculty development at campuses in central and western New York.  Bi-monthly meetings rotate among member campuses or through web conferencing.  For more information about FLFDN please contact Wade Pickren, Director, Center for Faculty Excellence at Ithaca College (wpickren@ithaca.edu).

Check back often!

We're working hard to put together another great show. Please check back often for updates on vendors, seminars, and other happenings. And if you have any suggestions, please pass them along!

We'll see you at the show!
-Dave

David Weil
Director - Engagement & Implementation
Digital Instruction and Information Services
Ithaca College
607-274-7000
edtechday@ithaca.edu

Be sure to follow us on Twitter: @edtechday,
and tag your tweets about the event with
#edtech16

Ithaca College is committed to providing individuals with disabilities an equal opportunity to participate in Ed Tech Day events.  Requests for reasonable accommodations, preferably in writing (by e-mail), should be directed to DIIS-Educational Technology Day (edtechday@ithaca.edu), Ithaca College, 953 Danby Road, Ithaca, NY 14850, 607-274-7000) no later than March 1, 2016.  The request should state the auxiliary aids and services requested.  All requests for auxiliary aids and services received by Ithaca College on a timely basis will be fully reviewed.  Upon completion of the review, a written response will be sent to the requester prior to the event indicating the action to be taken by Ithaca College.  Ithaca College will make best efforts to review and respond to to requests for reasonable accommodations made less than fourteen (14) days in advance.

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