Exhibitor Presentations

Proposals are closed for 2017

Gear Up Your Future! Partner, Prepare, Produce

Sunday & Monday, October 29 - 30, 2017

Foxwoods Convention Center

Whether you partner up or present solo,

share innovation with Connecticut educators.

The CASL CECA 2017 Conference Committee is seeking proposals that reflect success in the fields of technology and literacy education informed by theory, research, and practice.

The committee invites proposals from Conference Exhibitors that reflect innovation and cutting edge content, stimulate and provoke discussion and audience engagement, and empower participants with strategies for teaching and learning.

Share best practices to inspire administrators, educators, and information technologists to partner and prepare lessons that will stimulate learning for all students.

What You Need to Know

  1. Understand the Conference Theme Gear Up Your Future: Partner, Prepare, Produce
  2. Understand the Session Formats
  3. Understand the Expectations and Your Commitment
  4. Presentation opportunity is free to Premier Exhibits and only $75 for Standard Exhibits. See Exhibit descriptions for details.


Proposal Submission Deadline: Proposals will be reviewed monthly through August.

Acceptance Notification: You will be notified of your proposal status by the 15th of the month following the month of submission.

Confirm Your Acceptance: Within 2 weeks of acceptance.

Prepare a Proposal

Be Prepared Before Starting the Proposal

You should do all writing prior to starting a Proposal. You may copy and paste into the Proposal form.

The only formatting possible within the form is the use of linefeeds (return, enter). Don't attempt to use styles and indents, etc.

Identify Your Conference Theme Connection

Write a description of how your session will address the Conference Theme.

Convince the Conference Committee you are prepared to make the 2017 Conference a success.

Identify Your Conference Session Format

Be sure your plans fit within the style and time constraints of the selected format.

Create a Catchy Title

Keep it short. (Less than 75 characters)

Be sure it relates to what you will be presenting.

Avoid flashy phrases that lack meaning.

Identify Your Audience

What grade levels / age groups does your topic target?

Who should be hearing what you have to say? (Classroom teachers? Librarians? Media Specialists? Tech Teachers? Administrators or Coordinators? )

Create an Abstract to be Published in Conference Programs

Be direct and brief. (3 - 4 sentences - 75 word maximum)

Be specific. Consider: Who? What? When? Where? Why? How?

Let people know they have to come to your presentation because of its relevancy to their teaching.

Proposal Acceptance

The Conference Committee will consider all proposals based on alignment with the Conference Theme and quality of the proposal. Proposals will be considered in the order that they are submitted.

If you wish to submit more than one proposal, return to this page after completing the first proposal to begin the second.