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Kansas City, Missouri

Hosted by Johnson County Community College
and Metropolitan Community College
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The League for Innovation thanks you for agreeing to be a presenter at the 2012 STEMtech conference. Your participation in this year’s conference provides other participants with the opportunity to discuss best practices involving the STEM disciplines - science, technology, engineering, mathematics – and explore the intelligent application of information technology in community and technical colleges.

The League for Innovation reserves the right to accept or reject any proposal. Reasons for rejection include, but are not limited to, topics not appropriate for the conference’s theme, insufficient space on the program, and failure to register for the conference.

If your proposal is accepted and you agree to present it, you must register for the conference by Friday, September 14, 2012 to ensure your name appears in the Conference Program.

Important Dates to Remember
April 13, 2012 Deadline for submitting proposals to present
May 11, 2012 Presenter agreement forms and presentation schedules emailed
May 18, 2012 Presenter agreement forms due
September 28, 2012 Early registration deadline
September 28, 2012 Cut-off date for making hotel reservations at discount rate
October 28-31, 2012 2012 STEMtech Conference

Registration Details
Every presenter is required to register and pay the conference fee. Please register on or before September 28, 2012 in order to receive the Early Registration Discount. A $50 discount is available to participants from League Alliance institutions.

Once presenters have registered, an invoice/confirmation will be provided. If an invoice/confirmation is not received, please email Judy Greenfield, or call (480) 705-8200, x200. Neither honoraria nor expenses will be provided to session presenters.

Cancellation Policy
We understand that there may be extenuating circumstances that preclude participation. Should this occur, we appreciate your help in minimizing the impact of such changes. If you find that you are unable to attend the conference, please email LaRita Phillips as soon as possible. In the message, include your name, the title of your presentation, and the reason you are canceling.

Please note that you are responsible for payment if you do not cancel and do not attend. Refunds minus a $50 cancellation fee will be issued after the conference for cancellations received in writing by September 28, 2012. No refunds will be issued after September 28, 2012, but can be applied toward a future conference or Summit. Participant substitutions can be made at any time.

Conference Schedule
The 2012 STEMtech conference will take place over 3.5 days starting 8:00 a.m. Sunday, October 28 and ending at 12:00 p.m. on Wednesday, October 31. The Conference at a Glance provides a “big picture” view of all activities taking place at the conference.

Video Streaming Sessions
Certain sessions may be selected to be video streamed and recorded for future delivery on the League for Innovation’s iStream website. If a session is selected, all session presenters will be notified and asked for their permission to video stream and record their session. No session will be video streamed and recorded without written permission from all presenters involved in that session.

Session Formats
Session formats include Concurrent Sessions, Roundtable Discussions, and Poster Sessions. Each session format is described in detail at Session Format Descriptions.

Presentations Posted on the Web
Presentations will be posted on the League for Innovation’s website after the conference for presenters who provide their files. This is entirely optional. Presenters who want their files posted online should provide them to the Speaker Support Office upon arriving onsite or send them to LaRita Phillips at phillips@league.org after the conference (include session title, presenter name(s), and day/time of the presentation). Files will not be edited or changed and will be posted exactly as they are received.

Contact LaRita Phillips at phillips@league.org or (480) 705-8200, ext. 234.

STEMtech Conference Staff & Contact Information Home | Travel and Hotel Information | Call for Proposals | Conference at a Glance
Judy Greenfield
(480) 705-8200 x200
Travel & Hotel
Robin Piccirilli
(480) 705-8200 x232
Presenter Questions
LaRita Phillips
(480) 705-8200 x234
Chris Hennessey
(480) 705-8200 x237
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