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June 28, 2017

[AECT] News & Notes – June 26, 2017

A newsletter from Monday’s inbox.

June 26, 2017

NEWS&NOTESThe purpose of each weekly issue is to provide information and to engage members in the diverse opportunities and activities of your association.

SUMMER BOARD AND LEADERSHIP MEETING. Plans are being finalized for the 2017 Summer Board & Leadership Meeting, which will be held at the Hyatt Regency in Jacksonville, Florida, July 24-25, 2017. If you haven’t already registered, please do so. Details regarding registration and hotel reservations are available on the AECT website.

GREAT SUMMER FUN AHEAD! The AECT Foundation is once again holding the annual fundraising auction at the Summer Board and Leadership Meeting in Jacksonville, Florida on Monday evening, July 17.  Don’t forget to bring your items for sale plus your Christmas gift lists. Expect lots of fun, laughter, and great finds while supporting the Foundation’s continued efforts in awarding scholarships, internships, fellowships, and leadership-training programs for AECT. If you can’t make it to the event, your monetary gifts will be welcomed or we can have someone join in the bidding in your name.  Contact Ana Donaldson if you would like to participate virtually or make a contribution.

AECT SOCIAL MEDIA SURVEY (2017). AECT is trying to learn more about how AECT members use social media in their professional lives. Please help us by completing a short survey of six questions. Thank you for your support.

EMERGING TECH SHOWCASE V2. We have received 40 proposals for the Emerging Tech Showcase V2, and we’re looking forward to learning more about mixed reality, the newest apps, and beyond in Jacksonville.

2017 DDL MEMBER SURVEY. Don’t forget! The DDL Member Survey will remain open through July 7. Please take a moment to complete the survey to help ensure the success of DDL for years to come. If you have questions or concerns, please contact Tonia Dousay.

2017 EARLY CAREER SYMPOSIUM ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS. AECT’s Research and Theory Division will be hosting the 2017 Early Career Symposium this year sponsored by AECT. The symposium will be held as a half day online conference October 28th and at the annual AECT International Convention on Tuesday, November 7 (half day 1-6 PM starting with lunch) and Wednesday, November 8 (half day, 7:30AM – noon, ending with lunch together with the AECT Board), 2017, in Jacksonville, Florida. The symposium will thus engage participants in a day and a half of focused career mentoring and networking. Learn how to apply!

Bookmark the AECT website and make it your go-to place for information about your professional association. Check in often. There’s always something new!

Association for Educational Communication and Technology
320 West 8th Street, Suite 101, Bloomington, Indiana 47404
Toll Free: 877-677-AECT Phone: 812-335­-7675 Email:

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