Conference Schedule

Explore the full agenda, featuring numerous sessions, workshops, and special events

Conference Schedule

Note: This schedule is from IETC 2023. Schedule information for IETC 2024 will be released Summer 2024.
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Session Day
  • All Days
  • November 1
  • November 2
  • November 3
1:00 pm –
4:00 pm
B11 A-D
Special Event
AI in Education Summit
5:00 pm –
6:30 pm
Exhibit Hall
Special Event
IETC Social
7:00 am –
4:30 pm
Registration
8:30 am –
9:45 pm
Main Stage
Keynote
What Does it Mean to Be Innovative?
7:30 am –
11:00 am
Exhibit Hall
Coffee & Tea
10:30 am –
12:20 pm
B11a
Showcase
Coding across the Curriculum with LEGO® Education
10:30 am –
12:20 pm
B11b
Workshop
TeachGPT: How to Turn AI into Your TA
10:30 am –
12:20 pm
B11c
Workshop
3D Printing FUNdamentals
10:30 am –
11:20 am
B11d
Breakout Session
Tools for Engagement
10:30 am –
11:20 am
B1
Breakout Session
Digital Art with Google Drawings and More
10:30 am –
11:20 am
B2
Breakout Session
Unleashing Your Inner Super Teacher with AI
10:30 am –
11:20 am
B3
Breakout Session
Coding and Beyond
10:30 am –
11:20 am
B4
Breakout Session
New Initiatives for Technology Leaders: Tips for the Selection, Vetting, and Purchasing Process
10:30 am –
11:20 am
B6
Breakout Session
2023 LTC Award Winner Panel
10:30 am –
11:20 am
B7
Breakout Session
Living with Chromebooks: Incident/Repair Management, Inventory, and Annual Processes
10:30 am –
11:20 am
B8
Breakout Session
Show Me Your Badge
10:30 am –
11:20 am
B9
Breakout Session
Leveraging Instructional Technology for Effective Dual Language and Multilingual Education
10:30 am –
11:20 am
B10
Breakout Session
Podcasting in Your Classroom and Schools
11:30 am –
1:00 pm
Exhibit Hall
Lunch & Dedicated Exhibit Hall
11:30 am –
12:20 pm
B11d
Breakout Session
21 Things Every 21st Century Educator Should Try
11:30 am –
12:20 pm
B1
Breakout Session
Have it Your Way with Google Chrome
11:30 am –
12:20 pm
B2
Breakout Session
Increase Adoption and ROI: A People First Approach to Tech Rollouts
11:30 am –
12:20 pm
B3
Breakout Session
I Dream of Geni-ally
11:30 am –
12:20 pm
B4
Breakout Session
Google Pro Tips – Keyboard Shortcuts, Awesome Extensions, Geek Moves and More
11:30 am –
12:20 pm
B6
Breakout Session
Unlock Proven Funding and Access Solutions to Support Anytime, Anywhere Learning
11:30 am –
12:20 pm
B7
Breakout Session
Understanding Generation Z: Unveiling Student Preferences for Learning
11:30 am –
12:20 pm
B10
Breakout Session
They Bought Me What?
1:00 pm –
2:50 pm
Main Stage (Keynote Area)
Special Event
Tech Leader Summit
1:00 pm –
2:50 pm
B11a
Showcase
Inspiring K-8 Students to Pursue STEAM Careers Early on, Building Excitement and Confidence
1:00 pm –
2:50 pm
B11b
Workshop
The AI-volution of Education: Nurturing Future-Ready Minds
1:00 pm –
2:50 pm
B11c
Workshop
Taking Code to the Sky!
1:00 pm –
1:50 pm
B1
Breakout Session
Teaching Media Literacy
1:00 pm –
1:50 pm
B2
Breakout Session
I Bet You Didn’t Know… Google Workspace Edition
1:00 pm –
1:50 pm
B3
Breakout Session
Cut Out the Dull Bits: Using Filmmaking to Teach the Writing Process
1:00 pm –
1:50 pm
B4
Breakout Session
Building Inclusive Classrooms – Designing Neurodiverse-Friendly Learning Spaces
1:00 pm –
1:50 pm
B6
Breakout Session
AI: Ultimate Tool To Achieving Your Classroom Dreams
1:00 pm –
1:50 pm
B8
Breakout Session
Assessments for Learning – Formative Engagement for All Learners
1:00 pm –
1:50 pm
B9
Breakout Session
Teach Smarter, Not Harder: The Benefits of Embracing ChatGPT and Other AI Tools in the Classroom
1:00 pm –
1:50 pm
B10
Breakout Session
PD: The UDL Way – Creating Universally Designed Professional Development
2:00 pm –
4:00 pm
Exhibit Hall
Snack Break
2:00 pm –
2:50 pm
B11d
Breakout Session
Artifical Intelligence in Schools: Creating Policies for Responsible Integration
2:00 pm –
2:50 pm
B1
Breakout Session
Gamification Station
2:00 pm –
2:50 pm
B2
Breakout Session
Implementing AI in the Classroom
2:00 pm –
2:50 pm
B3
Breakout Session
There’s No Crying in PD
2:00 pm –
2:50 pm
B4
Breakout Session
STEAMovation: Empowering Little Innovators through Makerspaces, Challenges, and Tech-Mapping in Elementary Classrooms
2:00 pm –
2:50 pm
B6
Breakout Session
Brainology: The Impact of Technology on Student Brains & Mental Health
2:00 pm –
2:50 pm
B7
Breakout Session
CHAMPED – A Classroom Management Plan
2:00 pm –
2:50 pm
B8
Breakout Session
Creative Student Engagement – Google Secrets
2:00 pm –
2:50 pm
B9
Breakout Session
Games in the Classroom
2:00 pm –
2:50 pm
B10
Breakout Session
DIY Lyrics Lab: Empowering Students through Songwriting and Poetry Integration
3:00 pm –
3:30 pm
B11a
Vendor Session
Create a Future Ready Workforce with LEGO Education
3:00 pm –
3:30 pm
B11b
Vendor Session
What is your Network Hiding? Vital Insights for Network Administrators (Ruckus Networks/Heart Technologies)
3:00 pm –
3:30 pm
B11c
Vendor Session
How AI Helped Over 1000 Students Improve in School (Deledao)
3:00 pm –
3:30 pm
B11d
Vendor Session
Creating Student-Led Learning Environments: Using Brain Research to Drive Classroom Practice (Otus)
3:00 pm –
3:30 pm
B1
Vendor Session
TinkRworks: A Turn-Key STEAM Solution
3:00 pm –
3:30 pm
B2
Vendor Session
SD-WAN & SASE (Fortinet)
3:00 pm –
3:30 pm
B3
Vendor Session
E-Rate: How to Utilize & Maximize Every E-Rate Dollar (RTI)
3:00 pm –
3:30 pm
B4
Vendor Session
How Does Your Cyber Stack Stack Up? (Forward Edge)
3:00 pm –
3:30 pm
B6
Vendor Session
Alma and Future Ready Schools
3:00 pm –
3:30 pm
B7
Vendor Session
SMART’s Lumio: Collaborative Learning Tool Made For Student Engagement
3:00 pm –
3:30 pm
B9
Vendor Session
Free Turnkey Resources for E-Learning and Advisory (EVERFI)
3:00 pm –
3:30 pm
B10
Vendor Session
Smarter Schools, Safer Students with Verkada
3:40 pm –
4:30 pm
B11a
Showcase
Laying the Foundation for Computational Thinking Skills through Hands-on Learning
3:40 pm –
4:30 pm
B11b
Breakout Session
Visuals, Graphics, and Templates For The Win!
3:40 pm –
4:30 pm
B11c
Breakout Session
Everyone’s an Influencer: Bring the Social Media Influencer Style Into Your Classroom
3:40 pm –
4:30 pm
B11d
Breakout Session
EdTech for All: Creating Accessible Digital Content
3:40 pm –
4:30 pm
B1
Breakout Session
Best Practices for Cyber-Securing Your District’s Google Workspace Environment
3:40 pm –
4:30 pm
B2
Breakout Session
AI Adoption: Navigating Change in Education
3:40 pm –
4:30 pm
B3
Breakout Session
The Impending Impacts of AI on Education
3:40 pm –
4:30 pm
B4
Breakout Session
Empowering Educators through Technology Coaching: One District’s Journey
3:40 pm –
4:30 pm
B7
Breakout Session
Beyond Algorithms: Harnessing AI for Human-Centered Educational Leadership and Educators
3:40 pm –
4:30 pm
B8
Breakout Session
Video Production and Podcasting for Students
3:40 pm –
4:30 pm
B6
Breakout Session
Harnessing Communication to Ease Technology Transitions
3:40 pm –
4:30 pm
B9
Breakout Session
Technology and Funding Updates from the Illinois State Board of Education
3:40 pm –
4:30 pm
B10
Breakout Session
Coyote Track: Exploring Real Science Data In Your Classroom
5:30 pm –
7:30 pm
Main Stage
Special Event
IETC Trivia
7:30 am –
8:20 am
B11d
Special Event
Women in Technology Breakfast and Panel
8:30 am –
9:20 pm
B11a
Showcase
Student Empowerment for an Unknown Future: Meeting ISTE Standards with LEGO® Education
8:30 am –
9:20 am
B11b
Breakout Session
The Crucial Role School/District IT Department’s Play in EdTech Initiatives
8:30 am –
10:20 am
Exhibit Hall
Coffee & Tea
8:30 am –
9:20 am
B11c
Breakout Session
Computer Science Integration for English Learners in Illinois
8:30 am –
9:20 am
B1
Breakout Session
Technology Leadership: Strategies for Effective Management and Innovation
8:30 am –
9:20 am
B2
Breakout Session
iTeachAI Tools for Lesson Development and Maintaining Academic Integrity
8:30 am –
9:20 am
B3
Breakout Session
Tech Coaching vs. Tech Support – How Do We Differentiate?
8:30 am –
9:20 am
B4
Breakout Session
Google Workspace Admin Best Practices
8:30 am –
9:20 am
B6
Breakout Session
Level Up Learning: How eSports Can Turn ‘Noobs’ into Knowledge Ninjas
8:30 am –
9:20 am
B7
Breakout Session
Technology Documentation 2.0/CyberGuide
8:30 am –
9:20 am
B8
Breakout Session
Data Doesn’t Have To Be A Four-Letter Word: Creating Systems to Manage Data and Move Students Forward
8:30 am –
9:20 am
B9
Breakout Session
Create Positive Communities Using Tech
8:30 am –
9:20 am
B10
Breakout Session
Cross Curricular Themes to Encourage Collaboration
9:30 am –
10:00 am
B11a
Vendor Session
ClassLink Identity and Access Management 101
9:30 am –
10:00 am
B11b
Vendor Session
Increase Your Tech Team’s Capacity by 30% with Virtual Help Desk by Five Star
9:30 am –
10:00 am
B11c
Vendor Session
3D Printing: More Than Just a Keychain (Teq)
9:30 am –
10:00 am
B11d
Vendor Session
The How and Why of Launching an AI assistant in Education – CDW and Merlyn Mind
9:30 am –
10:00 am
B1
Showcase
BoostIT Support with Student Tech Teams (Vivacity)
9:30 am –
10:00 am
B2
Showcase
Make it Interactive with Samsung
9:30 am –
10:00 am
B4
Showcase
Industry Certification- The Currency for 21st Century Economies (Certiport)
9:30 am –
10:00 am
B6
Showcase
Nearpod Basics & Beyond
9:30 am –
10:00 am
B7
Vendor Session
MapHabit Overview– Using the MapHabit System to Create Customized Visual Schedules and Task Analysis to Map Out Your Day and Increase Independence Skills
9:30 am –
10:00 am
B8
Vendor Session
Data Disaster Prevention with Veeam Cloud Backup (RedEye Networks)
9:30 am –
10:00 am
B9
Vendor Session
Creating Connections With TSN Visual Communication Solution (Howard Technologies)
9:30 am –
10:00 am
B10
Vendor Session
Supporting your 1:1 Fleet with Chrome Care (ITSavvy)
10:20 am –
11:40 am
Main Stage
Keynote
EdTech Share
12:40 pm –
2:30 pm
B11a
Showcase
Advanced Coding and Programming with SPIKE Prime and LEGO® Education
11:40 am –
12:30 pm
Exhibit Hall
Lunch & Dedicated Exhibit Hall
12:40 pm –
2:30 pm
B11b
Workshop
Combining Micro:bit with Cardboard and Paper
12:40 pm –
1:30 pm
B11d
Breakout Session
From Ideas to Creation: Empowering Educators to Bring Practical Maker Applications to the Content Area
12:40 pm –
1:30 pm
B1
Breakout Session
SOPPA/SDPC Workflow and Progress Updates
12:40 pm –
1:30 pm
B2
Breakout Session
10 Mindful Moments For Your Classroom
12:40 pm –
1:30 pm
B3
Breakout Session
Engage with Play
12:40 pm –
1:30 pm
B4
Breakout Session
Cracking the Code: Google Vault & Domain Storage
12:40 pm –
1:30 pm
B6
Breakout Session
Embracing Artificial Intelligence (AI) in the Classroom
12:40 pm –
1:30 pm
B7
Breakout Session
Cybersecurity – Where do I start?
12:40 pm –
1:30 pm
B8
Breakout Session
Creating a Card Collecting Game to Captivate Your Class
12:40 pm –
1:30 pm
B9
Breakout Session
Relationships 101: How to Build Relationships with Everyone in Your Building
12:40 pm –
1:30 pm
B10
Breakout Session
Constructing and Supporting an e-Learning Plan In Your District
1:40 pm –
2:30 pm
B11d
Breakout Session
3D Printing for the Greater Good
1:40 pm –
2:30 pm
B1
Breakout Session
Is Tech Coaching in Your Future?
1:40 pm –
2:30 pm
B2
Breakout Session
How to Self-Assess Your District’s Cybersecurity Posture
1:40 pm –
2:30 pm
B3
Breakout Session
Artificial Intelligence and Lesson Design
1:40 pm –
2:30 pm
B4
Breakout Session
Chrome Ties IT All Together: Chrome Admin Best Practices
1:40 pm –
2:30 pm
B6
Breakout Session
The Tech-tastic Takeover: Students Rule the IT Realm
1:40 pm –
2:30 pm
B7
Breakout Session
Guardians of the Gateway: Exploring Diverse Approaches to Web Filtering and Content Control
1:40 pm –
2:30 pm
B8
Breakout Session
Making with Micro:Bit
1:40 pm –
2:30 pm
B9
Breakout Session
Google’s Secret Menu
1:40 pm –
2:30 pm
B10
Breakout Session
Unlocking the Power of Cooperative Purchasing with the Illinois Learning Technology Purchasing Program (ILTPP)
2:40 pm –
3:30 pm
B11a
Showcase
The Power of Purposeful Play with LEGO® Education for your Early Learners
2:40 pm –
3:30 pm
B1
Breakout Session
Coding for Littles: Unlocking Adventures through Escape Rooms and Computational Thinking
2:40 pm –
3:30 pm
B6
Breakout Session
Google Earth Got a Facelift
2:40 pm –
3:30 pm
B10
Breakout Session
Interactive Engagement & HyperDocs with Google Resources
2:40 pm –
3:30 pm
B2
Breakout Session
Positive Digital Culture with Nearpod
2:40 pm –
3:30 pm
B3
Breakout Session
Leveraging Instructional Technology to Increase Digital Equity for Diverse Learners
2:40 pm –
3:30 pm
B4
Breakout Session
Google Updates
2:40 pm –
3:30 pm
B7
Breakout Session
Empowering K-12 Technology Directors with Certification Pathways
2:40 pm –
3:30 pm
B9
Breakout Session
How to Make STEM Education More Meaningful, Rigorous, and Equitable for Students