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Free SIDLIT conference has 60+ sessions on technologies, strategies for higher ed

“Re-imagining Education: Tools and Challenges” is the theme for this year’s annual SIDLIT conference on the latest technologies, strategies, and forward-thinking for higher education professionals. The free event is Thursday-Friday, Aug. 2-3, at Johnson County Community College, and registration is required. (Create a free account before registering. If you already have one, sign in and the registration form will appear.) Early registration is recommended as registration fills up fast.

This year’s schedule of presentations has 37 topics on Day 1, and 26 topics on Day 2. Attendees may find it difficult to choose between the variety of sessions, as up to 10 run concurrently during session timeslots. A sample of topics to pique your interest:

CHECK conference call for proposals extended to Feb. 10

(Editor’s note:  This information is from an email sent by the CHECK 2012 Committee. Members are listed at the bottom of this post.)

The deadline for submitting proposals for the CHECK 2012 conference has been extended to Feb. 10.  This is your chance to play an active role in CHECK 2012 by submitting a proposal on one of the many important IT topics in higher education. Information about proposal submission is below.

This annual Conference on Higher Education Computing in Kansas (CHECK) is scheduled Wednesday-Thursday, May 23-24, at Kansas State University, in the K-State Student Union on the Manhattan campus.

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Make plans now to attend CHECK conference May 25-26

The 2011 Conference on Higher Education Computing in Kansas (CHECK) is scheduled Wednesday-Thursday, May 25-26, at the Kansas Union on the University of Kansas Lawrence campus. Registration officially opened March 14, and the registration form should be online soon. The call for proposals deadline is Monday, March 28.

This annual, two-day event is for information technology professionals in higher-education institutions in Kansas, including community colleges, technical schools, and other 2-year and 4-year institutions.

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EDUCAUSE conference sessions to be live online Oct. 13-15

iTAC, the Information Technology Assistance Center, will be facilitating an instance of the online EDUCAUSE Conference scheduled Wednesday-Friday, Oct. 13-15. It is the next best thing to being there. Participants can choose to attend as many sessions as their schedule permits. Dates, times, and location for the conference viewing are:

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SIDLIT educational webinars online Aug. 5-6

This year the SIDLIT conference Aug. 5-6 will be broadcasting sessions live from Johnson County Community College. The SIDLIT Live webpage will list available sessions and links for the webinars each day. The web address (URL) for the live stream will be available from that page and provided during the days the conference is in session. To get a jump start on the conference, see twitter.com/sidlit.

Axio conference proposals requested by July 1

Speakers are invited for the fifth annual Axio Learning Community Meeting and Conference scheduled Wednesday-Thursday, Sept. 29-30, at the K-State Alumni Center, Manhattan, Kan. Proposals should be submitted by July 1. If you would like to speak at the conference, contact Dave Young, dayoung@axiolearning.org, 785-532-2649.

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Reminder: CHECK registration deadline Wednesday, May 12

Wednesday, May 12, is the early registration deadline for the Kansas CHECK conference (www.check.gen.ks.us) for IT professionals and academic staff in higher education. The conference is scheduled Wednesday-Thursday, May 26-27, at Fort Hays State University, and the registration fee is $35. For details, see the www.check.gen.ks.us website and the April 20 article in InfoTech Tuesday.

Axio Conference 2010 call for proposals

You’re invited to speak at the fifth annual Axio Learning Community Meeting and Conference. Come ready to connect with your community of educators, innovators, and developers, and collaborate in thought-provoking and engaging sessions. The fifth annual Axio Learning Community Meeting and Conference (axioconference.org) is Wednesday-Thursday, Sept. 29-30, at the K-State Alumni Center, Manhattan, Kan.

We welcome presentations about how you connect:

  • Your classroom to others across Kansas and globally
  • With students
  • And stay connected

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CHECK conference early-registration deadline May 12

The Kansas CHECK conference (www.check.gen.ks.us) for IT professionals and academic staff in higher education is scheduled Wednesday-Thursday, May 26-27, at Fort Hays State University. The deadline for early registration is Wednesday, May 12. A $35 registration fee includes Wednesday evening dinner, Thursday continental breakfast, and Thursday lunch.

Participants can choose from three concurrent sessions at any time, with a total of 18 sessions available over the 1.5-day period. Session tracks are

  • Technology in the Classroom
  • Process Development
  • Roundtable Discussions
  • Technical Views
  • Security Issues

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