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Welcome to the 2018 Upstate Technology Conference!

A link to the online UTC 2018 Session Catalog will be sent to all registered attendees.   Registering for a Sched account or selecting classes is for participant convenience only and DOES NOT grant admittance into the conference. All participants must register for the conference through our website beginning Monday, May 21, 2018 at 5:30 A.M.

PRESENTER CANCELLATIONS:
Tuesday, July 10
8:30 - Technology Tools for a Student Centered Classroom
8:30 - Vocabulary in the Digital Age
9:45 - Vocabulary in the Digital Age
11:00 -  Increasing Engagement and Accountability with Nearpod

Wednesday, July 11
8:30 - Stop Motion Videos in the Elementary Classroom
8:30 - Technology Tools for a Student Centered Classroom
8:30 - Using Technology to Create Authentic Assessments
9:45 - Using Technology to Create Authentic Assessments
9:45 - Stop Motion Videos in the Elementary Classroom
12:15 -  Bridging Gaps in Concepts Using Stop Motion Animation
12:30 -  Sparkle with Adobe Spark in the Classroom - Creativity and Digital Storytelling Across the Curriculum
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Benjamin Kepner

Global Social Media Marketing
CEO
Denver, Colorado
I received a multilingual immersion teaching grant in Galicia, Spain to be an educator and obtain Spanish fluency. I've managed 25 social media brands, hold 11 Google technology certifications, and executed $200,000 in online advertising. I have published over 340 blog articles related to technology at www.globalsocialmediamarketing.com and am featured author at Social Media Today. In 2016, I was named one of the best digital marketers by LinkedIn Profinder in Atlanta with a Social Selling Index score ranked top 1% for Marketing pros. My services include professional development and teacher training, consulting, technical training, technical implementation, speaking engagements, Google Adwords, Social Media Strategy, SEO, Blogging, YouTube videos, and educator-to-educator connections services. I have two years classroom teaching experience, six years of formal training experience, and am fluent in Spanish with international training experience in Spain. I will also be presenting at the University of Georgia Innovation in Teaching Conference, EdTechTeam Arizona Summit, EdTechTeam Southwest Missouri Summit, and Upstate Technology Conference this year.