ABSTRACTS - Room 125

All sessions take place in Butler-Carlton Hall on the Missouri S&T campus


KEYNOTE SPEAKER:  Vince Bertram - President and CEO of Project Lead The Way (PLTW)

The Need for Students to Dream Differently

Time and Location: 10:00 - 11:30 a.m., Room 125

Project Lead The Way’s President and CEO Vince Bertram has traveled across the United States and globally to address audiences on the topics of career readiness, STEM education, workforce, and the economy. His latest New York Times Best Seller, “Dream Differently: Candid Advice for America’s Students,” challenges students – and those who advise them – to think critically about their dreams and make informed decisions.

AutoAccess, the S&T Digital Content Solution


     Dale Sanders - Senior Associate Director; University Stores     
     Mark Gallardo - Manager; The S&T Store
David Wilson - Course Materials Manager; The S&T Store

Audience: Higher Education

Time and Location: 1:15 - 2:00 p.m.; Room 125

Review the UM System textbook affordability initiative and learn how using digital content in classroom can provide significant savings to students while providing day one access to materials.

Copyright or Copy Wrong: Copyright in the Classroom


Presenter: Roger Weaver - Scholarly Communications Librarian; Missouri S&T

Audience: Higher Education; K-12 Education

Time and Location: 2:15 - 3:00 p.m.; Room 125

A discussion on how to legally share and use articles, videos, music, images in both a traditional and digital classroom. We will also have a brief overview of current copyright law and discuss how the fair use exception applies to classroom settings.