michigan tech stc

Events

Opening Ceremony

The conference opens with a catered dinner and a welcoming presentation featuring the Board of Directors, the Program Committee, and the host committee. Returning attendees are welcomed back, while first-time attendees are introduced to our conference. A now traditional and very fun ice-breaker ensures we are all introduced to one another.

Keynote Address

Michael Meyer

Mike

The Transition to Teaching 24:7
Center for Teaching and Learning - Michigan Technological University

This keynote address will explore technology-enabled opportunities to better provide feedback, assess progress, and engage students in and outside of the classroom, as well as challenges and changes faced by instructors and organizations as the classroom boundaries blur.

Mike Meyer currently serves as the Director of William G. Jackson Center for Teaching and Learning (CTL) at Michigan Tech. Mike’s CTL team works with both information technology and instructors to continuously improve teaching and learning at Michigan Tech. With more than 20 years of combined technology-rich experience teaching in university physics, high school science, and corporate settings, Mike has long explored best practices in blended learning.

Closing Event

Seafoodfest, Houghton Kestner Waterfront Park

June 17-19, 2015

seafoodfest

The Houghton Rotary Seafood Fest, always held on Father's Day weekend in conjunction with neighboring city of Hancock's Bridgefest, offers a chance to sample your favorite seafood, listen to music and join in the fun. Participants will have the opportunity to head down to the waterfront to enjoy great food and live music.

Half-day Networking Activities

MUB

Scheduled Activities

Scheduled Activities are $50.

Go Your Own Way

The Keweenaw is full of activities for free time during the conference.

Added Opportunities

Isle Royale National Park

Explore a rugged, isolated island where wolves and moose abound, far from the sights and sounds of civilization. Surrounded by Lake Superior, Isle Royale offers unparalleled solitude and adventures for backpackers, hikers, boaters, kayakers, canoeists and scuba divers. Here, amid stunning scenic beauty, you'll find opportunities for reflection and discovery, and make memories that last a lifetime.

Transportation is available to and from Copper Harbor for any participants interested in exploring Isle Royale. Michigan Tech will offer storage of any personal belongings you do not want to transport to the island and arrange transportation back to the airport after your stay.