Wednesday, February 27, 2013

2013 CSTA Annual Conference Registration Open

Just announced via the CSTA member email system – registration is now open for this summer’s Annual CSTA conference. Some great sessions in the line up. Something for just about everyone in computer science education. Oh and I’m taking part in two presentations. Yeah me! Although I have to miss some sessions I would really like to sit in on because if it. Can’t win them all.

You are cordially invited to attend the 2013 CSTA Annual Conference (formerly known as the Computer Science & Information Technology (CS&IT) Conference). This year’s conference will be held at the Boston Marriott Quincy, just outside of Boston in Quincy, Massachusetts.

  • July 15: Hands-on Workshops
  • July 16: Keynotes and Breakouts

The CSTA annual conference is a professional development opportunity for computer science and information technology teachers who need practical, classroom-focused information to help them prepare their students for the future.

Learning and Networking Opportunities:

Take advantage of this opportunity for relevant professional development!

  • Explore issues and trends relating directly to your classroom
  • Network with top professionals from across the country and around the world
  • Interact with other teachers to gain new perspectives on shared challenges

Some of this year’s session topics include:

  • AP Computer Science
  • CSTA's K-12 Computer Science Standards
  • Equity & Diversity
  • Mobile Applications
  • Robotics

Act now to register for the 2013 CSTA Annual Conference at:

www.cstaconference.org

Pre-registration is required and will be accepted for the first 300 teachers. The registration deadline is June 16, 2013.Also, please note that you must complete the payment portion of the online form in order to be fully registered for the conference!

Thanks to the generous donations of our sponsors, the registration fee of $60 (+$60 per workshop) includes lunches, resource materials, and closing session raffle.

Please note that all workshops are “bring your own laptop” and that registration is limited to 30-40 participants, so be sure to register early to get your workshop choice. Workshop registrations are non-transferable and it will not be possible to change workshops onsite. Registration and workshop fees are non-refundable.

The 2013 CSTA Annual Conference is made possible by the generous support of Microsoft, Microsoft Research, Oracle, and the Anita Borg Institute.

Please join us for this exciting event!

2 comments:

Ed said...

Alfred, what sessions are you doing?

Alfred Thompson said...

I will be go-presenting on the CS 2013 curriculum with two others. Also I will be part of the mobile development throw down. I'll be doing the Windows Phone piece. Others TBD will be doing iOS and Android.