2023 Online Teaching Conference

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2023 Online Teaching Conference

Please click "Tickets" on the right to select the events you would like to register for (Conference, Pre-Conference Workshops, DE Retreat)

When and where

Location

Long Beach Convention Center 300 E. Beach Avenue Long Beach, CA 90802

Map and directions

How to get there

Refund Policy

Contact the organizer to request a refund.

About this event

  • 2 days 8 hours
  • Mobile eTicket

About

CCC TechConnect (TechConnect Cloud, TechConnect Zoom, and the Online Teaching Conference) is funded by the California Community Colleges Chancellor’s Office, Digital Infrastructure and Innovation Division, under the SIP Grant. TechConnect provides a coordinated platform of technology products, services, trainings, and support to the 92,500 faculty, staff, and administrators in the advancement of educational success to the over 1.8 million students throughout the California community colleges’ decentralized infrastructure and is based at Palomar College in San Marcos, CA.

The Online Teaching Conference is a premier gathering of faculty, staff, and administrators who are leading the way in developing innovative and effective online education. As an inter-segmental conference focused on curriculum, pedagogy and technology to improve online instruction, learning, and student success, the Online Teaching Conference is an opportunity for educators to network with colleagues, connect, share knowledge, impart and receive best practices, and develop professionally.

The CCC TechConnect Online Teaching Conference (OTC) is brought to you by CCC TechConnect. OTC is a non-profit event funded under a California Community Colleges Chancellors Office grant. For information on additional CCC TechConnect products and services available to the faculty, staff, and administrators of California Community Colleges, please visit: www.ccctechconnect.org.

Dates

June 21 - 23, 2023

Registration Deadlines & Prices

  • Early Bird Pricing - $399 (thru May 10, 2023)
  • Regular Conference Pricing - $499 (May 11 thru June 16, 2023)
  • On-Site Pricing - $549 (June 17 and beyond, must register in person)
  • Pre-Conference Workshops - $149 (space limited)

Included with Registration:

  • all core conference sessions - general and concurrent
  • keynote speaker(s)
  • planned conference meals and refreshment breaks
  • networking opportunities
  • exhibit hall

Registration for pre-conference workshops will be available January 2023 (additional charge of $149 each). CLICK HERE for a conference agenda overview. Session details are scheduled to be posted by or before March 21, 2023 (three months out).

Location

Long Beach Convention & Entertainment Center

300 E. Ocean Boulevard

Long Beach, CA 90802

Hotel Accommodations

Should you have any challenges with hotel reservations, please email the Registration Team at registration@onlineteachingconference.org with the details and they will get back to you within three business days.

Please note that hotel blocks may sell out at any time. We encourage early reservations to ensure space. Should the host hotel block sell out, we will provide details on overflow hotels.

Westin Long Beach - $209

333 East Ocean Blvd

Long Beach, CA 90802

Group rate available June 20th to June 24th. Group rate is also available 3 days prior and 3 days after, subject to availability of guest rooms at the time of reservation.

BOOKING DEADLINE: May 31, 2023 - 5:00 p.m. Pacific Time

To Book your Reservation:

Parking: We have negotiated a $28 overnight self parking rate (normally $35).Valet parking is available at $38.

Renaissance Long Beach - $219

111 East Ocean Blvd

Long Beach, CA 90802

Group rate available June 20th to June 24th. Group rate is also available 3 days prior and 3 days after, subject to availability of guest rooms at the time of reservation.

BOOKING DEADLINE: MAY 31, 2023, 5:00 p.m. Pacific Time.

To Book Your Reservation:

  • Online Reservations: https://book.passkey.com/go/OTC2023.
  • By Phone: Call 1-800-468-3571. Please let the reservationist know they are booking for the Online Teaching Conference for the group rate.

Parking: We have negotiated a $25 overnight self parking rate (normally $38).Valet parking is not available.

Cancellation Policy

Please consider carefully before registering. There are no refunds being offered but you may transfer your registration to another person. Please contact registration@onlineteachingconference.org for more details.

Payment Options

  • Credit Cards - We accept all major credit cards up until the conference dates.
  • PayPal - We accept PayPal payments up until the conference dates.
  • Paying by Check - This option has been extended to end of day, April 7, 2023
All check payments must be received by May 5, 2023. If payment is not received by May 5th you will not have access to the conference.
Should you need an invoice provided in a different format from the one provided at the completion of your registration, please contact registration@onlineteachingconference.org, with specific details.
Please make checks payable to Palomar College / CCC TechConnect and include "OTC 2023 Registration" with attendee name/s in the memo or on a separate sheet of paper.
Please mail checks to:
Palomar College / CCC TechConnect
Attn: Kathy DeLeonGuerrero Aguon / OTC 2023
1140 W. Mission Road
San Marcos, CA 92069

Directions & Parking

If you are driving in each day, parking is $15 per entry per day. For more information regarding directions and parking, please click on the link below:

Long Beach Convention Center Directions & Parking

The Long Beach Convention center is walkable from the hotel hotels.

COVID-19 Guidelines and Information

The conference will be following CDC, state and local guidelines (see current list below). We encourage keeping your hands clean and anticipate that masking will be optional at the time of the conference. However, current information will be detailed in Know Before You Go (KBYG) emails to attendees beginning a week out from the conference.

  • Stay up to date on vaccination, including recommended booster doses.
  • Avoid contact with people who have suspected or confirmed COVID-19.
  • Follow recommendations for isolation if you have suspected or confirmed COVID-19.
  • Follow the recommendations for what to do if you are exposed to someone with COVID-19.

We will NOT be providing COVID-19 tests or masks. Please plan to bring your own masks as needed and your own COVID-19 test kits, if you wish to test yourself for COVID during the conference.

If you test positive for COVID-19 within five (5) days prior to the conference and advise us in writing with proof of test you may roll your registration over to the next conference or request a refund (less administrative fees).

We look forward to seeing you in June 2023! If you have any questions or concerns, please email our Registration Manager at registration@onlineteachingconference.org.