Proposal deadline for Focus on Teaching and Technology Conference extended

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On April 25, 2024

The University of Missouri-St. Louis (UMSL) is hosting the annual Focus on Teaching and Technology Conference, a Midwest regional conference that brings together faculty and staff involved in course and curriculum development or academic technology support. The proposal deadline has been extended to Friday, May 3. Submit a proposal

This two-day conference will house virtual sessions on Thursday, Oct. 3, and Friday, Oct. 4, building on the flexibility and accessibility allowed by that format.   

The conference features a keynote speaker, faculty innovation idea-sharing, technology workshops, and vendor presentations. The goal of the conference is to share ideas, leverage technology and learn collaboratively across disciplines and institutions.  

The keynote speaker will be José Antonio Bowen, principal and lead innovator of Bowen Innovation Group. He will lead a conversation on the role AI will play in teaching and learning for the foreseeable future.

A session can be a 5-minute tool demonstration, 25-minute information session, 50-minute interactive session or 90-minute workshop specific for beginner or advanced audiences.  

Please submit your proposal by Friday, May 3.

For more information, visit the Focus on Teaching and Technology Conference website or contact Kris Baranovic, instructional design manager for the UM System and program committee member, at

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