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Event Check In: The 43rd FETC Annual Conference

This year, the 43rd FETC Annual Conference will be held in New Orleans, Louisiana from January 23rd to 26th. Join edtech professionals and educators to learn about exciting new developments and hear from expert market leaders. 

In preparation for the big event, we wanted to highlight some helpful event activities.

What Can You Expect from FETC 2023?

FETC aims to reimagine how technology needs to be integrated into different learning models. As such, you can look forward to meeting leaders in the technology industry and find opportunities for career advancement. 

As a truly innovative PD experience, FETC hosts each of its sessions in themed theaters, where you’ll hear about curated tech advancements from in-the-trenches practitioners and edtech experts. The conference’s agenda features real-world educators that have revolutionized their roles in schools and the country’s education system through creative strategy implementation. 

Here’s the schedule at a glance and a full list of all the workshops and sessions

Here are just a few of the activities and attractions in the 2023 Expo Hall. 

The event will also be hosting absolutely impressive speakers. Check them out below. 

Keynote Speakers

Daniel Burrus

Tuesday, January 24, 2023

Daniel Burrus is one of the World’s Leading Futurist Speakers on Global Trends and Disruptive Innovation. The New York Times regards him in the top three business gurus in the highest demand as a speaker category. He is a strategic advisor for Fortune 500 companies, where he helps executives develop strategies for technology innovation and their future impact. He is also a New York Times and Wall Street Journal bestselling author. 

In his presentation at FETC 2023, Daniel Burrus will share the most important technology “Hard Trends” that can be used to elevate learning, transform processes, and shape the future of education. He will examine potential disruptions, as well as the game-changing opportunities “Hard Trends” provide.

Anne-Marie Imafidon

Wednesday, January 25, 2023

Hailing from University of Oxford and Johns Hopkins University, Dr. Anne-Marie Imafidon is a computer scientist, MBE recipient, and CEO of Stemettes — an award-winning social enterprise promoting women in STEM careers. She also hosts the Women Tech Charge podcast for The Evening Standard and has done extensive work with BBC, Channel 4, and 20th Century Fox. 

During FETC 2023, Dr. Imafidon will speak about the importance of inclusion of women in a tech-driven world, and how it can impact persistent bias in data collection and algorithms that make critical decisions in our lives.

Pro Tips to Get the Most Out of This Event 

Need to Convince Your Boss to Attend?

Attending a FETC Conference to get your PD back on track is an easy decision, but it might be a decision not entirely in your hands. To help make the case for your attendance, check out this customizable Justification Letter to send to your administrator to get approval for attendance. 

Download the Official FETC 2023 Mobile App! 

Search and plan for exhibitions/sessions, find speakers, and locate booths on-the-go from your mobile device with this app download

Get Your Digital Badge 

Show PLNs how excited you are for FETC 2023 by showing off your ready-to-use digital badge. These badges can be used in your email signature, website, blog, as well as in frames for your social media accounts. 

Be sure to check out the FAQ page.

Get accurate answers for questions such as the event’s cancellation policy and more on the FETC 2023 FAQ page

Hotel and Transportation Suggestions 

To search for hotels best suited for your needs and for shuttle service information, check out the FETC 2023 Accommodation page

Don’t Forget to Stop by Booth #219!

School districts across 49 states trust Incident IQ for a reason. Our workflow management platform has been developed with your staff’s needs in mind, and has been built exclusively for K-12. Get more done, save huge district costs, and see how Incident IQ can return instructional time back to the classroom by talking to the Incident IQ team at Booth #219.