HI-TEC 2024, July 29 through Augut 1

[CLOSED] Poster Session Proposals

When: Wednesday, July 31, 3:00–5:30 p.m. (includes the 4:30–5:30 p.m. Exhibit Hall reception)

Where: Sheraton Kansas City Hotel at Crown Center, Kansas City, Missouri

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

Dates to Remember
Submission Deadline:Feb 29
5:00pm CST
Approval Notification:Mar 29
Presenter Registration Form Due:June 10

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 to 5:30 p.m. (includes the Exhibit Hall Reception from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m.). 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 must be available on Wednesday from 3:00 to 5:30 p.m. to describe their project.

Required Information for Poster Session Proposals

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

  • ATE Center or Project name
  • Presenter names and contact information
  • Poster session title (100 characters max)
  • Poster session description (100 words max)
  • 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 Greg Kepner or Peter Kazarinoff.

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.