Overview and General Conference Information

Thursday, March 1, 2018 - 12:30 p.m. through 4:00 p.m. (Pre-Conference Field Trips)

Dogwood Canyon Audubon, Dallas Maker Space, Performing Arts Center, National Archives, FW Mint

7:00 p.m. Keynote Address:
Bertie Gregory, National Geographic Young Explorer
Making of a Wildlife, cinematographer
Ticket cost: $20

Conference Sessions
Friday, March 2, 2018 - 8:00 a.m. through 3:00 p.m.2018 GeoTech conference $50
Full time college students: $25

Leveraging the best of today's teaching tools.

8:00 a.m. Registration and Breakfast
9:00 a.m. Keynote Address

10:00 a.m. through 3:00 p.m.

Thirty six sessions on the use of tools for excellence in teaching and learning with strands in technology, social studies, STEM, language, creative and musical arts, physical education, social justice, data informed teaching, and student research.

Post conference special focus: Field Measurement, Analysis and GIS

  • Saturday, March 3, 2018 - 9:00 a.m. through 2:00 p.m.
  • Saturday only: $10
  • 8:00 a.m. Registration Breakfast and Lunch

Larry Fox: Bad Elf GPS adding higher accuracy GPS to other interfaces

Anita Palmer: Basic GIS field mapping with Survey123

Roger Palmer: Using digital probes to find regional environmental patterns

Brad Baker: Designing drone based class experiences

Dr. Fan Qiu: Using LIDAR to find power distribution facilities

Adam Dastrop: Images in GIS powerful field resources

Scott Sires: Designing your own spatial curriculum and get paid for it!

Registration:
Guests seeking hotels can contact the Belmont at 214-393-2300 and mention Bishop Dunne for conference rate of $125 a night.