Wednesday, December 14, 2005



Presented by Campus Technology magazine, producers of the Syllabus conferences for more than a decade

13th Annual Summer Conference on Education Technology
July 31–August 3, 2006
Sheraton Boston Hotel
Boston, MA

Plan now to present an interactive poster session at Campus Technology 2006

****PROPOSAL DEADLINE: January 26, 2006****

Campus Technology 2006 examines the central themes and key technologies that have become increasingly important to campus technology leaders who implement and use technology solutions at higher education institutions. The conference explores emerging technologies and trends, strategies for IT leadership and teamwork, as well as best practices and exemplary
applications of technology in higher education.

Proposals are now being accepted for poster sessions, which are presented during Exhibit Hall hours, August 1 and 2. Poster sessions provide a vehicle for detailed exposure of the presenter’s work and in-depth discussion with attendees.

The following 10 topical clusters serve as a general guideline for appropriate poster session topics:

--The ‘Smart’ Classroom/Campus
--IT/Telecom Infrastructure and Support
--Technology Funding
--Enterprise Strategies
--Professional Development
--eLearning Frontiers
--Open Source
--Digital Media/Publishing

Interested parties are invited to submit proposals via e-mail per the following instructions. All relevant proposals will be considered, so if you have a compelling education technology topic related to, but not specified in the list above, please feel free to submit a proposal.

Poster Session – A detailed display of graphic presentations, papers, and related materials, posted on a bulletin board in the designated poster area. Poster presenters will be onhand with their posters for informal discussion with attendees at designated, hour-long session times. Battery-operated laptops and other small, self-contained devices will be accommodated.

Submissions should include the following information:
I. The title of the presentation

II. A brief session description suitable for publication (one 75-word paragraph)

III. Name and academic title (e.g., Ph.D. or Ed.D.) for each presenter

IV. Position/functional title for each presenter (e.g., CIO, Instructional Designer, etc.)

V. Main institutional affiliation for each presenter (note, if you have more than one affiliation, we do want to have that info—but please also identify your main affiliation)

VI. E-mail address and phone number for each presenter (we appreciate multiple phone contacts if possible—work, home, cell)

VII. Presenter bio(s) suitable for publication (one 75-word paragraph each—be sure to include current position and affiliation)

VIII. Any further information that might be helpful in determining the relevance of your topic to the conference (further descriptive information about the presentation or presenters, publications, presentations, related advisory roles, etc.)

The final date for submissions is January 26, 2006. Notification of acceptance will be made by March 1, 2006. Proposals will only be accepted electronically.

Presenters of accepted poster sessions may register at the speaker discount rate.

To submit your proposal by e-mail:

Kindly include the following in the subject line (where “lastname” is the presenter’s last name):


Please note that presenters will be strongly encouraged, though not required, to submit the following: By June 1, 2006, a 1,000- to 1,500- word article for consideration for publication in the conference proceedings, in Campus Technology magazine, on the Campus Technology Web
site, or in other Campus Technology publications. (Co-presenters may submit a single paper.)