Fall Conference 2018

Get all of the information you need to know about this year’s Fall Conference, #MassCUE18, by selecting from the tabs below. Each of these tabs contains specific and timely information about our upcoming conference. Get started today and check back as new information is updated regularly now through the conference!

We are pleased to announce the MassCUE and M.A.S.S. 2018 Annual Technology Conference,
co-sponsored by the Massachusetts Computer Using Educators (MassCUE) and the Massachusetts Association of School Superintendents (M.A.S.S.).

Both organizations recognize the benefits of a collaborative partnership that focuses on the collective interests of our school districts.  We will be providing educators from across the Commonwealth and New England with exciting ways to enhance teaching and learning with technology.

Register

Save the date for this year's conference October 18-19, 2018

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Accommodations

MassCUE has secured special pricing at several area hotels.

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Earn Credits

Earn Framingham State credit for attending MassCUE.

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Volunteer

Volunteers play a key role in making our Fall Conference a success.

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Evening Event

Come join us Thursday night at Howl at the Moon at Patriots Place

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Attendee Info

Tips for Visiting Gillette, Our Mobile App, Where to Find Help & more!

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Attendee Map

High level view of Gillette Stadium for Conference Attendees

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Full Map

Detailed view of Gillette Stadium including Exhibit Hall

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Keynote
Speaker

Tom Murray of Future Ready Schools

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Featured Speakers

Hear from innovative educators!

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CUEByte Speakers

Educators share CUE experiences!

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Conference Schedule

Download the mobile app to view sessions.

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Exhibit

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Sponsor

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Additional Info

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Media

Press

MassCUE welcomes coverage of the MassCUE conference.

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Social Media

Follow #masscue18 & our Social Media Ambassadors

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Live at MassCUE

Keep up on the latest from MassCUE18 via livestream

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Present at MassCUE

Proposal Acceptances for the MassCUE 2018 fall conference: CUEKids acceptances were sent on May 22, 2018. Global ED Showcase and Session Presentation Acceptances will be notified on May 24, 2018. All accepted proposal recipients must reconfirm no later than June 8, 2018.

Session Proposal

Submit a session proposal to present at MassCUE

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Global Ed

Apply for students to present in the Global Ed Showcase

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CUEKids

Apply for students to present in the CUEKids Showcase

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Read the article from Tech & Learning about our Student Showcases!

Interactive Spaces

MassCUE18 promises to be our best conference ever, with opportunities for attendees to visit our Student Showcases and CUELand. This year’s newest additions take it to the next level by immersing attendees in hands-on activities and exploration. Experts in our new CUEyARd, Shared Studio, Sketchnoters’ Cafe and STEM Playground, will provide attendees with experience in the latest technologies and pedagogical approaches to bring back to the classroom.

Learn more about these exciting opportunities below!

CUELand

Discover technologies and resources that support creativity and  innovation in education through hands-on experiences.

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CUEyARd

CUEyARd will provide hands-on experience with the latest developments in both augmented and virtual reality.

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Shared Studio

Visit the Shared Studio to experience global connections in this state-of-the-art space with immersive audiovisual technology.

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Sketchnoters' Cafe

Come to the Sketchnoters' Cafe and hone in on your visual skills to capture ideas.

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STEM Playground

Explore the latest STEM technologies for learning through hands-on experiences.

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Student Showcases

Visit our student showcases to hear how students are engaging in their own learning.

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#MassCUE18 Presenter Information

We’re thrilled to announce that the MassCUE/M.A.S.S. Fall Conference Schedule is up and available online now!

WHAT TO DO NEXT

REGISTER: Please check the schedule and then register to attend here. Please note: the discounted registration for Presenters & Co-Presenters is only available on the day of your presentation. Limit of one presenter and one co-presenter per workshop.  Additional workshop presenters pay regular daily rate, including those who are on a panel. (First person on panel is no charge, second is co-presenter rate of $75 and others pay daily rate.) 

UPDATE YOUR PROFILE: An email was sent inviting you to edit your profile for our mobile app. Login to CrowdCompass using the invitation. You’ll automatically be brought to the VIP Admin Center. You will be asked to create a password to login in for the first time. If you have not received an invitation, please check your spam folder. Additionally, please add support@crowdcompassmail.com to your address book/safe sender list. As a reminder and for those who did not receive the invitation the first time, we will be re-sending the invitation on Tuesday 9/18/18.  In your profile, please edit your bio, upload a photo and add a pdf of your presentation under the Assets header. 

GET THE APP: Download our new mobile app here.  Do a search in the app store for AttendeeHub.  Download AttendeeHub and then search for the event: #MassCUE18. 

PROMOTE YOUR SESSION

FLIPGRID: Post a quick video as an intro to your session on our Flipgrid by Friday 10/5/18.  Please do not share this link.
We will be publishing it to attendees after the submission deadline.

Flip Code (for android/ios apps): mbtte7  Password: Mysession

 

SOCIAL MEDIA BADGE:Use the new PRESENTER #MassCUE18 graphic to update/post on your social profiles. (See above example)  Download this year’s badge HERE. 

The image is a .png file with a transparent background. You may use a graphics program to finish it as pictured above. In Photoshop or Illustrator add it as a second layer to your preferred profile image, then save for web. There are several online graphic editors available in lieu of Photoshop (e.g. CanvaPicMonkey or befunky). 

USE OUR HASHTAG: Share on your social media profiles using #MassCUE18 and join the community! 
Tell your networks – tap into your PLN and the entire MassCUE community! Use #MassCUE18, the official conference hashtag, to engage with other presenters and attendees. 

ONSITE DETAILS

The MassCUE Fall Technology Conference is just weeks away! The Conference Committee is thrilled you are presenting at our event! The Conference Committee, in an effort to make your day go as smoothly as possible, has provided some key information below about basic logistics for your presentation. We strongly recommend you arrive at your breakout session 20 minutes prior to the beginning of your workshop. If your session starts after the keynote or lunch you can go to the room as early as you want. Please check the location of your presentation prior to arrival at Gillette Stadium. All location assignments are in Crowd Compass. Go to the search tool, enter the title of your workshop, and you will find your session location. 

Each breakout room has an output of some kind for your presentation. You will need to check the chart  to see what kind of adapter you will need to attach your device. If you are listed with a room that says no tv that means you are in a room with a projector and screen. The projector will have a cord and adapter supplied for your presentation. Presenters must bring their own laptop. If you are using a Mac computer you will need a dongle. If you are using an iPad you will need to bring an output cable/adapter designed for use with an iPad. 

Many of the breakout rooms have voice enhancement systems. There will be technicians from Lightspeed in the breakout session areas to assist you with the set-up if you need assistance. Larger suites will be equipped with Red Cat audio devices by Lightspeed in order to ensure that your presentation will be heard by those in the back of the room. 

If you are experiencing technical difficulties, at the front of every room will be a card with a phone number on it and an email.  

The card info is:
masscuehelp@gillettestadium.com
508-958-2620

Call the number provided or email, tell the person that answers what room you are in and provide basic information regarding your technical issue. We have employed staff from the stadium to assist presenters to alleviate technical problems. The person answering the phone will dispatch a technician to your room as quickly as possible.

Please post your presentation in Crowd Compass for attendees to access after the event. 

Please allow time at the end of your presentation to: 

  1. Mention that your presentation is available in the CrowdCompass mobile app under your presenter profile. 
  1. Have attendees fill out the workshop evaluation in the CrowdCompass mobile app. 

We recommend adding this image as your final slide. 

Again, we thank you for assisting in making the MassCUE Fall Technology Conference the premier educational technology event in New England! 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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