February 4, 2014
K-State to host 'Tekkies in the Little Apple' May 19-22
Kansas State University will host the National Extension Technology Conference, May 19-22, at the Hilton Garden Inn.
The annual meeting — dubbed "Tekkies in the Little Apple" — brings together information technology professionals from across the United States. The conference is open to all interested.
Speakers for this year’s meeting include:
- Bill Snyder, K-State football coach, who will talk about leadership;
- John Floros, dean of K-State’s College of Agriculture and director of K-State Research and Extension;
- Michael Wesch, a K-State associate professor and cultural anthropologist known for exploring the effects of new media on society and culture;
- Ken Stafford, K-State’s chief information officer; and
- Nathan Bean, coordinator of computer and information science at K-State, whose research includes games development and programming.
Proposals are now being accepted for breakout sessions. Interested persons are encouraged to submit a proposal online at www.netc2014.org/presentations.html.
More information about the conference is available at netc2014.org.