HI-TEC Conference - Call for Poster Sessions

Call for Poster Sessions

When: Wednesday, July 25, 3:00-6:00 P.M. (includes the 4:30-6:00 P.M. Exhibit Hall reception)
Where: Intercontinental Hotel, Miami, Florida

Welcome to the HI-TEC Call for Poster Sessions submission process. Please read the guidelines and complete all areas of this form.

Dates to Remember
Submission Deadline Extended February 5
5:00pm Central
Approval Notification March 12
Presenter Registration Form Due June 11

Preference will be given to sessions that:

  • Report new content or information that is a result of collaboration between projects, centers, industry, or other partners.
  • Focus on workforce diversity and best practices for serving students from groups underrepresented in STEM such as women, persons with disabilities, persons of color, and Veterans.
  • Show interdisciplinary approach to technology areas with technician participation.
  • Showcase students and their projects.


All presenters must register for the conference and pay associated fees.

Poster sessions will be held on Wednesday from 3:00-6:00 p.m. (includes the Exhibit Hall Reception from 4:30-6:00 pm.) Each poster session presenter will display their materials on a 48"x72" bulletin board with pushpins (will be provided) and be present to discuss the display.

No equipment or tables will be used during poster sessions. Presenters will need to be available on Wednesday from 3:00-6:00pm to describe their project.

Required information for poster session proposals:

You must have the following information in order to complete the proposal form:

  1. Submitting center(s) or project(s) if applicable
  2. Contact information for person(s) coordinating session
  3. Poster session title (100 characters max)
  4. Description for program (100 words max)
  5. Facilitator(s)/instructor(s) – name(s) and contact information. If you don't have names, please submit the number of facilitator(s)/instructor(s) and your expected composition (i.e. educator, center personnel, industry leaders, technicians, etc.) More detailed speaker information will be needed prior to registration opening in February if you don't have it now.

For questions about the program, contact Ann Beheler or Deb Newberry.

For assistance with the form, contact Sheila Wilson swilson@cord.org.

Submitters may go into the online form and print it before trying to complete the form, since it has to be completed in a single session and may time-out if it's not finished in a short time.