Heather Payne to Deliver CIT Keynote! May 28-31 at SUNY Purchase

The Faculty Advisory Council on Teaching & Technology (FACT2) and the CIT Planning Committee are pleased to announce Heather Payne as our Keynote Speaker.  Since 2011, Payne has quickly expanded Ladies Learning Code from its Toronto headquarters to 11 cities; she also started Girls Learning Code and Kids Learning Code. Her latest venture, the for-profit HackerYou, offers courses taught by industry-leading professionals. She is also the founding director of Toronto’s Mozilla-backed youth digital literacy initiative. Payne has spoken at many conferences, including 99U in New York, meshmarketing, and EdInnovation, and has been featured on CBC’s The National and in The Globe and Mail. She was recently named one of Canada’s 100 Most Powerful Women by the Women’s Executive Network. She is a graduate of the Richard Ivey School of Business at Western University and has worked in corporate marketing and at startups for her entire career so far.   

Don’t miss Heather’s Keynote on Thursday, May 30, 2019!


Abstract Submissions Close in 3 Weeks!


Just 3 weeks remain to submit your abstract!

All SUNY campuses, state-operated, statutory, and community colleges are invited to submit abstracts to present at this conference.   We welcome proposals from outside the SUNY system as well.

Guidelines for Presentation Submission:   Proposals are due by December 31, 2018

This year’s theme Elevate Learning: Transforming Challenges into Solutions is supported by the following tracks:

·        Pedagogically Speaking

·        Learning Spaces and Places

·        Emerging Technologies and Digital Strategies

·        Measuring Effectiveness

·        Open Education

Abstract submissions are being accepted at the Introductory, Intermediate and Advanced levels and in the following formats:  Presentation, Panel, Birds of a Feather, Hands-on Demo, Ignite, Workshop, Special Interest Group, and Poster.

To submit your abstract go to https://sunycpd.eventsair.com/cit-2019/cit19ab and follow the instructions to ‘Create an Account’ if you don’t already have one.  Once you have set up an account, select ‘Abstract Submission’ from the top menu bar to begin.

CIT 2019 is set for May 28-31, 2019 on the campus of SUNY Purchase!