For Presenters

Presenting at OETC18 will allow you to:

  • Gain exposure and showcase the innovative educational practices at your district or institution.
  • Showcase an emerging technology and demonstrate its potential value for education.
  • Share successful technology implementation practices with other districts and institutions for the betterment of education in Ohio.
  • Demonstrate effective educational practices that are bridging the gap between PK-12 and higher education.
  • Share successful classroom practices, innovative teaching and learning solutions, current and relevant research, and/or new or innovative products that show emerging promise for PK – 20 educational communities, and/or address the evolving role of technology in education.
  • Make OETC18 the must-attend educational technology event in Ohio!







General Proposal Information for OETC 2018

  • Proposals may be saved as drafts up until the point of proposal submission. Once a proposal is submitted, it is moved to the review process and no further edits are possible.
  • Submitters are limited to a maximum of four submitted proposals as the submitting presenter.
  • Please place all submissions under the lead or submitting presenter, as all communications regarding session status will be directed to the submitting presenter.

Offline Proposal Worksheet

Use this offline worksheet for proposal development only; all proposals will be submitted online and no forms will be accepted by email.

Call for Session Proposal Timeline

 Call for Session Proposal Closes:   Friday September 1, 2017
 Review, Scoring, and Selection of Sessions:   September 1 – September 15, 2017
 Notification of Selected Sessions:   September 25, 2017
 Draft Session Schedule Released:   October 1, 2017

The listed dates are provided as a guide.  Actual dates will fluctuate due to the number of session proposals received for review.

Scoring Rubric

Please review the scoring rubric for the criteria with which each proposal will be reviewed with.

Conference Tracks

Please review the descriptions of the Conference Tracks for the 2018 Conference.

Session Types

Please review the descriptions of the available Conference Session Types, room set-up and provided audio-visual equipment for the 2018 Conference.

Commercial Content Statement

Ohio Educational Technology Conference sessions are learning experiences and are non-commercial presentations. Sessions, Pre-Conference Workshops, Table Displays and Poster Presentations are not to be used for direct promotion of a presenter's product, service or other self-interest. Products and services may be discussed in a session from the point of view of implementation, insight from an end-user, lessons learned or any non-commercial point of view. Sessions are not to be used as a product promotion or "Selling from the Podium" event. Representatives from an exhibiting company or anyone connected to an exhibiting company are not to participate in these educational sessions.

Presenter Benefits / Presenter Registration

Please review the Presenter Benefits page for selected proposals.

Guide to Submitting a Quality Proposal

OETC is emphasizing quality over quantity of sessions for the 2018 conference, with a goal of selecting only the highest-quality sessions that offer educational value for OETC attendees. In order to meet this goal, OETC has implemented a peer review committee to assist in selecting only the best sessions for the conference. OETC has also created the proposal submission guide to help submit effective session proposals and presentations.

Presenter’s Portal

The proposal submission process for the 2018 conference is an entirely online process. Presenter accounts have not been imported from the 2017 event. If this is your first visit to the portal for the upcoming Conference please follow the steps listed below to create a new account:

  1. Review presenter’s account information
  2. Add a presenter’s biography to presenter’s account.
  3. Begin New Session Proposal
  4. Submit Session Proposal

New Users:

  1. Create an Account
  2. Update Contact information
  3. Begin New Session Proposal
  4. Submit proposal

Please enter the 2018 Ohio Educational Technology Conference Presenter’s Portal (coming soon) to begin the submission process.

Questions or Need Help?

Contact the OETC Conference Team at 614-387-1024 

Send us an email at

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Please CLICK HERE to be redirected to the 201 OETC Presenter's Portal (coming soon).