April

April 1-4

Anchorage, Ala. Alaska Society for Technology in Education (ASTE) Annual Conference. This event will feature pre-conference workshops, extensive hardware and software exhibits, an ASTE banquet, and regional caucuses to discuss local educational technology issues.

Contact: (907) 474-7061

http://transition.alaska.edu/aste

April 6-8

Salt Lake City. International Technology Education Association Annual Conference. Titled “Technology Education: Human Innovation in Action,” this event will include breakout sessions, NASA sessions, a “technology teacher boot camp,” and a technology festival, giving attendees the opportunity to network and share materials and experiences.

Contact: (703) 860-2100

http://www.iteawww.org

April 12-14

Colorado Springs, Colo. Technology in the Learning Century Conference. Sponsored by the Telecommunications Cooperative for Colorado, the 11th installation of this distance-learning conference will bring together educational institutions at all levels, as well as businesses and government agencies. Conference activities will include keynote speakers, hands-on workshops, concurrent sessions, vendor displays, and special receptions.

Contact: (303) 797-5723

http://www.telecoop.org

April 19-21

Macon, Ga. Georgia Educational Technology Conference. This event will bring together more than 3,000 educators to share new ideas, learn about the latest in educational technology, and provide a forum for discussion among education professionals. Included will be more than 300 concurrent sessions, nationally known speakers and presenters, conference workshops, and more than 250 commercial exhibits.

Contact: (800) 259-2318

http://www.gaetc.org

April 19-21

Portland, Ore. Northwest Council on Computer Education (NCCE) 2000. The latest installment of the NCCE conference expects to draw 3,500 attendees and feature 280 booths. Keynote speakers will include Brenda Laurel and Debbie Silver, and events will include workshops, seminars, an open house, and general sessions.

Contact: (509) 664-6464

http://www.ncce.org

April 27-28

Kansas City, Mo. Grants & Funding for School Technology. Sponsored by eSchool News, this unique event will provide a hands-on crash course on how to land big dollars from every type of technology funding source imaginable—including federal, state, corporate, nonprofit, and private funding sectors. Speakers will include foundation and corporate executives, federal program officers, fundraising specialists, educators, and grant writing consultants.

Contact: (800) 394-0115, ext. 126

http://www.eschoolnews.com/gf

April 30-May 2

New York City. Technology & Learning’s SchoolTech Exposition and Conference. Now in its third year, SchoolTech has organized several hands-on workshops, panel discussions, breakout sessions, roundtables, special half-day showcases, and a comprehensive exhibition hall.

Contact: (800) 829-3976

http://www.schooltechexpo.com

May

May 11-13

Palm Springs, Calif. Computer Using Educators Charting a New Course: Navigating 2000. Attendees can expect to explore issues involving the advancement of educational technology at all levels of education, including instruction, administration, curriculum, and management. More than 6,000 attendees and 200 vendors are expected to attend.

Contact: (510) 814-6630

http://www.cue.org

May 20-25

Dallas. American Society for Training and Development (ASTD) International Conference and Exposition. The ASTD conference will feature more than 250 sessions, case studies from high-profile multinational companies, and the chance to network with peers from more than 80 countries.

Contact: (800) 628-2783

http://www.astd.org

June

June 26-28

Atlanta. NECC 2000: Connecting at the Crossroads. The National Education Computing Association’s 2000 conference will feature four keynote sessions, more than 350 concurrent sessions, one of the largest exhibits in the country, national peer networking opportunities, and more than 180 conference and pre-conference workshops. About 12,000 attendees are expected.

Contact: (541) 346-6322

http://www.neccsite.org

June 26-July 1

Montreal. AACE’s World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia, and Telecommunications. The Association for Advancement of Computing in Education will offer many opportunities for its conference participants, including refereed paper presentations, keynote and invited speakers, tutorial and workshop sessions, demonstrations, panels, special interest groups, discussions, and informal social activities.

Contact: (804) 973-3987

http://www.aace.org/conf/edmedia