Fall K-12 Teacher’s Conference:
WNY Computes

Date: October 18, 2013
Time: 8:00 AM – 3:45 PM
Place: Buffalo State College, Butler Library

Conference Program

8:00-8:25 Check-in and on-site registration
8:25-8:30 Welcome and opening remarks
8:30-9:30 Keynote: Barbara Ericson
9:30-10:00 Coffee Break / mingle
10:00-11:00 State Senator Ranzenhofer
11:00-12:30 Short Presentations
a) Ideas for CS Ed Week & Hour of Code - Susan Recoon
b) Introduction to Cloud Computing - Bina Ramamurthy
c) App Development - Debbie Sorrentino
d) RIT's MAGIC Center - Andy Phelps
12:30-1:45 Lunch (Included! Great networking opportunity!)
1:45-3:45 - Workshops (hands-on, parallel sessions)
Workshop #1: A Little Assignment with "Big" Data - Matthew Hertz
Workshop #2: A hands-on Processing workshop - Bina Ramamurthy

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* 1. Please let us know who you are and how we can get in touch with you!

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* 2. What is your position/title?

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* 3. If you register no later than October 9 the fee is $30. Your parking permit will be mailed to you. If you register after October 9 the registration fee is $35, and must be paid on-site. Your parking permit will be provided to you on-site.

To register for the conference and have a parking permit mailed to you, submit this form no later than October 9 AND submit your $30 registration fee (check only, payable to "Western New York CSTA", no cash please) so we receive it no later than October 9. Mail your payment to:

Prof. Barbara Sherman
Computer Information Systems
Technology Building 203
1300 Elmwood Avenue
Buffalo, NY 14222

If you need additional information regarding the registration fee, feel free to telephone Barbara Sherman at (716) 878-4925.

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* 4. Please choose an afternoon workshop.

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* 5. The Western New York CSTA (WNY-CSTA) is dedicated to supporting the teaching and learning of computing in Western New York. If you would like more information about the WNY-CSTA, join (it's free) by joining our google group:


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* 6. If you have any thoughts on how the WNY-CSTA can be more relevant to you and supportive of your pedagogical goals, please share them with us!