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The League for Innovation Announces Call for Proposals for First Annual STEMtech Conference

Replacing the fall Conference on Information Technology (CIT), STEMtech is an interactive learning experience with a strong focus on STEM disciplines – science, technology, engineering, mathematics – in general education and workforce training and in technology use across the institution. In addition, STEMtech continues the 25-year legacy of CIT and its predecessors as the fall "tech" conference: the place to explore the intelligent application of information technology in community and technical colleges.

Phoenix, AZ, January 28, 2010--The League for Innovation in the Community College is accepting presentation proposals for the first annual STEMtech conference to be held October 31 - November 3, 2010, at Orlando’s Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin, the gateway to Central Florida's greatest theme parks and attractions.

A handful of presentation slots are reserved for League for Innovation Corporate Partners, who are strongly encouraged to submit proposals and exhibit at the conference. This conference will provide an excellent format for showcasing the latest and greatest products and services to community college educators. League for Innovation Corporate Partners also have the opportunity to sponsor various activities, including the Conference Program, keynote speakers, receptions, coffee and refreshment breaks, and more.

The tracks for this ground-breaking conference are:

STEM Tracks

  • Health and Science: innovations in health and science disciplines.
  • Energy, Environment, and Sustainability: innovations in energy, environment, and sustainability and green disciplines, as well as institutional efforts toward energy efficiency, environmental stewardship, and environmental sustainability.
  • Mathematics, Engineering, and Architecture: innovations in mathematics, engineering, and architecture.
  • Manufacturing, Industry, and Agriculture: innovations in manufacturing, industry, and agriculture.
  • Technology and Communication: innovations in technology and communication disciplines.

Tech Tracks

  • Technology Systems and Applications: Effective and innovative means for developing, funding, staffing, implementing, securing, and evaluating technology infrastructures.
  • E-Learning Resources: Effective and innovative uses of technology to provide instructional, library, and professional development resources and activities.

Proposals must be submitted at www.league.org/stemtech/cfp by April 16, 2010.

Contact: Ed Leach
(480) 705-8200 x233
leach@league.org

About the League for Innovation: The League for Innovation is an international organization dedicated to supporting all community colleges. The organization hosts conferences and institutes, develops web resources, conducts research, produces publications, provides services, and leads projects and initiatives with its member colleges, corporate partners, and other agencies in its continuing effort to make a positive difference for students and communities.

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Posted by The League for Innovation in the Community College on 04/16/2010 at 2:01 PM | Categories: Press Release -