HI-TEC: High Impact Technology Exchange ConferenceHI-TEC: High Impact Technology Exchange Conference
Main Conference Session Proposals
When: Wednesday, July 25, and Thursday, July 26
Where: Hyatt Regency at the Arch, St. Louis, Missouri
Welcome to the HI-TEC Call for Sessions Presentations submission process. Please read the session guidelines and complete all areas of the form linked at the bottom of the page.
February 4 5:00pm CST
Presentation Date/Time Confirmed:
Presenter Registration Form Due:
Preference will be given to sessions that:
Cover new activities, new and emerging technologies, successful approaches, lessons learned, or content development.
Report and provide a detailed case study of successful models for recruiting and retaining students, working with other educational institutions or partnerships with industry and other external organizations.
Report new content or information that is a result of collaboration between projects, centers, industry, or other partners.
Contain new, recently developed hands-on learning activities, experiments or demonstrations which provide participants with take away resources.
Focus on workforce diversity and best practices for serving students from groups underrepresented in STEM such as women, persons with disabilities, persons of color, and Veterans.
All presenters must register for the conference and pay associated fees.
All sessions will be 45 minutes long. These sessions are scheduled on Wednesday or Thursday during the conference, and will be held in rooms with a capacity of 25–50 people.
Note: A maximum of 2 proposals can be submitted per key presenter, or per NSF Center or ATE Project.
Audio Visual: An LCD projector for PowerPoints, sound, Internet access, screen, and data package (AV cart and necessary power cords) will be provided. Session presenters must bring their own laptop.
Vendors are required to include a college faculty or staff member or other educational practioner as a co-presenter.
Session presentations will be included in the conference proceedings, which will be available online after the conference.
The conference sessions will be organized into strands that include, but are not limited to:
Advanced Manufacturing Technologies
Information, Communications, and Geospatial Technologies
Learning, Evaluation and Research
Micro and Nano Technologies
Required Information for Session Proposals
Click herefor a PDF of information needed to submit a main conference session proposal.
You must have the following information in order to complete the proposal form:
Contact information for person(s) coordinating the session
Session title (100 characters max)
Description for program (100 words max)
Detailed outline (1,500 characters max. Please include agenda, participants learning outcomes, and a list of activities, if applicable. Give a short outline of what will take place during your presentation.) Please be as specific as possible with regard to hands-on experiences.
Facilitator(s)/instructor(s) – name(s) and contact information. If you don't have names, please submit the number of facilitators(s)/instructor(s) and your expected composition (i.e. educator, center personnel, industry leaders, technicians, etc.) The program committee will need more detailed speaker information prior to registration opening in February if you don't have it now.