The #satechBOS UnConference is an event that attracts Student Affairs administrators, Higher Education faculty, and Educational Technology business partners together to discuss current and future technology trends. This year, it will take place on Thursday, July 31st (starting at 10:30am) at Simmons College and ending on Friday, August 1st, 2014 (3:00pm).
An “unconference” is a participant-driven meeting. The term “unconference” has been applied, or self-applied, to a wide range of gatherings that try to avoid one or more aspects of a conventional conference, such as high fees, sponsored presentations, and top-down organization. (wikipedia.com)
In its fourth year, the UnConference is continuing its format from last year. Participants will not only engage in peer-peer learning around topics they have chosen, but also will be asked to “create” something in those smaller groups through “creation stations.” Participants will be asked to create, foster, or develop an idea that they can take back to their respective campuses and communities and use immediately. Each group will present their ideas on Friday morning and all of the ideas will be shared at satechbos.com. Our UnConference theme this year will be “Ignite-Engage-Apply”.