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Conference on Instructional Technologies May 29 - June 1

PLATTSBURGH, NY __ An expert on effective application of information technology in higher education will be the keynote speaker during the four-day SUNY-sponsored Conference on Instruction Technologies (CIT) hosted by SUNY Plattsburgh Tuesday, May 29 - Friday, June 1.

Now in its 16th year, the CIT conference, which is open to the public, is held each year on a different SUNY campus. This is the first time the annual conference has been hosted by SUNY Plattsburgh.

Dr. Larry Johnson, an acknowledged expert on effective application of information technology, will deliver the keynote address on Thursday, May 31, at 8:30 a.m. in the Hartman Theatre, Myers Fine Arts Building. Johnson has authored a number of books and articles exploring emerging trends in higher education. He is currently the chief executive officer of the New Media Consortium, an international consortium of more than 200 world-class universities, colleges, museums, research centers and technology companies dedicated to using new technologies to inspire, energize, stimulate and support learning and creative expression.

Celebrating this year's theme, "Technology and the Future of Academe," CIT 2007 is open to all professionals, teachers, technologists, administrators and librarians interested in technology in teaching and learning. Registration may be completed online at www.cit.suny.edu/cit2007/home . Cost for SUNY/CUNY participants is $150 for early registration, which ends on Monday, May 7, and $175 for late registration. Non-SUNY participants will pay $225 for early registration and $250 after May 7. All registration ends May 18. 

For more information, contact Nancy Motondo, CIT director, at 315-464-4114.
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