C-TEC and EXPO 2016 committee calls for presenters and exhibitors

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CAY HILL – With the 2nd Caribbean Technology in Education Conference (C-TEC) and EXPO 2016 on its way, the organizing committee is inviting interested persons and businesses to be presenters of workshop sessions or exhibitors of their company’s products.

C-TEC and EXPO 2016 is calling on all local tech savvy St. Maarten people to showcase and share their knowledge in their area of expertise. This is a professional development opportunity that will shine on your CV or resume. C-TEC and EXPO 2016 organizers are especially looking for subject area teachers, who can demonstrate how technology is revolutionizing their discipline.

The C-TEC 2016 conference program will feature local, regional and international educators addressing the integration of technology in classrooms, including latest trends in the areas of blended learning, social media, STEM education and other topics through cutting-edge sessions. The visions and experiences shared through this program empower attendees with the knowledge to stay at the forefront of innovative education and use the experience in their own classrooms and schools.

The C-TEC 2016 committee is of the opinion that a blend of local and international speakers and businesses will display the best of the best, combining local and international expertise. The organizers are looking forward to have at least 2 local presenters/educators per St. Maarten school. The aim is to have a 50-50 balance for the conference sessions.

For the EXPO local businesses and stores with a connection in the Technology, Telecommunication and related fields, are encouraged to take part in this event. They can market their business, promote their products and even do some sales. With Black Friday and Christmas coming soon after the conference and EXPO, this will be a great opportunity. As space is limited to 20 booths, exhibitors are asked to register as soon as possible.

In addition to the attendance of approximately 1,000 educators, school board, managers and policy makers, there will also be an Open House for the general public adding to the total number of visitors.

A number of visitors from the neighboring islands are expected to attend the Conference and Expo as well.

The cost for a single 10’x10’ foot booth is US $500 and will allow businesses to market, promote and sell on Sunday, October 23 from 1:00pm-5:00pm and on Monday, October 24 and Tuesday, October 25 from 10:00am-3:00pm.

The EXPO will be held at the Asha Stevens Hillside Christian School, first floor. The workshop sessions will take place on the second floor of said school and at NIPA, St. Maarten’s latest state-of-the-art building offering advanced vocational education programs.

Interested teachers can contact their school manager or C-TEC 2016 school coordinator for the application form. Detailed information on the EXPO can be received after contacting 581-5050 or emailing: info@ctec-conference.com.

The C-TEC 2016 committee under Foresee Foundation is excited and looking forward to the registration of local presenters and exhibitors!