IT² is devoted to providing Technology Leaders and Technology Support Staff in Minnesota and our neighboring states the highest quality Educational Technology Conference experience possible. As has been the case since our first conference in 2007, we continue to strive to provide timely topics covering the latest in technology trends from the classroom to infrastructure delivered by your peers and industry experts!
Through our conference sessions and exhibitors, IT² focuses on technology leaders, technology support staff, and technology integrationists in K-12 school districts.
The conference begins on Thursday, October 26, 2023, at 9:00 a.m. with a series of concurrent sessions. Again, this year, the Exhibit Hall will have exclusive hours during the conference from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, during which appetizers and refreshments will be available. The exhibit hall is also your ticket to enter the drawings for some awesome door prizes. The conference will resume at 7:30 am on Friday, October 27, 2023 with breakfast and then our keynote speaker, Jeff Utecht, will kick off the day of learning and inspiration at 8:15 a.m. with conference sessions to follow. The conference sessions conclude at 3:00 p.m. with the door prize drawings held immediately following the final session. Conference registration includes the following meals: Thursday lunch, Thursday evening appetizers during the exhibit hall, Friday breakfast, and Friday lunch. Snacks and refreshments will be provided throughout the conference.Attendee Rates:
- IT² Education Technology Conference without hotel: $270
After October 3, 2023, the registration options that include hotel stays will not be available and the rates for all registrations will increase to $270, including SWWC Technology Subscribers. Registration will close on Sunday, October 22, 2023.
Hotel accommodations can be arranged at:
- Best Western Plus - 320-235-6060
- Holiday Inn Express & Suites - 320-231-2601
Both hotels are attached to the Willmar Conference Center. The hotel block has been released as of October 3, 2023.
Cancellations must be received by 4:30 p.m. on October 18, 2023 to qualify for a full refund, after which all registrations are considered final, and no refunds will be issued. Substitution of attendees from the same district/organization will be allowed up to the day of the event. In the event the conference is cancelled by SWWC, a full refund will be given. An email address must be included when registering to ensure receipt of any cancellation notifications, attendees are responsible to check their Email for event updates or cancellations.