Conference Junkie

Published at Nov 20, 2015
What to do about conference fever.

PRESENTATION OUTLINE

Kathy

Be Prepared

Chargers, Batteries and Cables
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Present

Registration fees waived
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and I am

A CONFERENCE

Junkie!

Thirsty?

to learn something new?

Take a SIP!?!

from a firehose?
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Attend a Conference

or workshop

Learn

Something New

Learn

Something New

Network

with people of like mind!

Improve

your practice!

Excitement

is shared!

students

benefit!

Attend a Conference?

but...

It's Crowded!

How can you decide what YOU need?

What should I do?

to have a better experience

AVOID

information overload
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Focus

Plan Session Choices

READ IT

Presenter bio or session descriptions

Find out

  good speakers and sessions

PLAN

locations? times? similar sessions?
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COMFORT

temperature, seating, snacks, water

DOWN TIME

Network, move, watch

Attend a COnference?

but...

It's Expensive!

How can I pay for it?
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Seek Funding

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Get Paid

Learn and 

Pay Stipends

 Private Companies

Pay Stipends

Govt Agencies

Free PD

Edcamp, Twitter, School or District
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After Glow

How do I keep the excitement?

Rideshare

Go with someone and collaborate

Demonstrate

Your Excitement

Implement

Skills

Share

With others

RideShare

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