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2020 Pricing Member Nonmember
Early-Bird (until 2/10/20)  $795 $995
Regular Registration $895  $1,095



Call for Speakers

Technology leaders have given us a roadmap of what they want to see at the 2020 ATLIS Annual Conference in Chicago, and now we’re looking for thought leaders and presenters who can deliver on the topics they’ve ranked as their priorities.  

If you’d like to be considered as a presenter at the ATLIS Annual Conference, please take a moment to review the session priorities listed below and complete this online form.

The call for presenters is open until October 28, 2019, and selected presenters will be contacted starting in December.

Are you jazzed about one of the session topic areas that were crowdsourced by our community and willing to leverage your experience and share your expertise with your education technology peers? If so, we want to hear from you! 

Cybersecurity & Student Data
Digital Literacy, Safety & Wellness
Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
Doing More with Less in IT
Emerging Trends: ARVR, E-Sports, IoT, 3D Printing
Envisioning the Future
Evolving Edtech
IT for Edtech
IT Operations: Security
Managing Change: People & Pedagogy
The Role of the Technology Leader
Staying Current in IT

Don't see your session idea here? Not to worry, you can still submit your session proposal, though keep in mind that priority will be given to sessions that address our crowdsourced topics.

Important Information

  • Speakers who are selected to present at the conference will receive a $100 discount on their conference registration.
  • ATLIS conference attendees prefer interactive sessions, so you will want to up your game and think to actively engage your audience.
  • Session presenters should expect to be notified in December.
  • Jam Sessions will be scheduled as time and space permit. Look for more information about submitting your Jam Session idea early in 2020.
  • Sponsors and vendors are welcome to submit session proposals to meet the needs of the industry's crowdsourced topics. If you're interested in presenting content specific to your company, please contact Ashley Cross, [email protected] 

Wednesday School Tours and Site Visits

Signups for School Visits and Site Tours will be made separately from your Conference registration. We are still finalizing tours and visits. All School Tours and Site Visits will conclude by 1:30 PM.

Attendees who have signed up for a School Tour or Site Visit will be responsible for providing their own transportation to and from the school/site. Public Transportation options and directions will be provided as some schools/sites will be located in the city as well as nearby suburbs.

School and site visits will average 1-2 hours. There will be a hands-on activity at the Site Visits.

Confirmed Schools and Sites

Latin School of Chicago (Chicago)

Catherine Cook School (Chicago) 

University of Chicago Laboratory Schools (Chicago)

Museum of Science and Industry’s Fab Lab (Chicago) 

Bit Space (Wilmette location)

Please check back for signups and additional information after all locations have been finalized.

Hotel Reservations

The conference will be held in vibrant, walkable downtown Chicago.

Chicago Marriott Magnificent Mile
540 North Michigan Avenue,
(Driveway Entrance on 541 North Rush Street)
Chicago, Illinois 60611

Our room block for the conference is now open. For phone reservations, please use the following dedicated Group Reservations phone numbers in order to  access special block rates:

Reservations Toll Free: 1-877-303-0104 -- be sure to indicate the you are with the ATLIS Annual Conference.

2020 Sponsorship Information


Substitutions and/or transfers of registration from the same school may be made any time prior to the conference for a $25 fee.  Contact Susan Davis, [email protected], to make arrangements for a transfer.  

Substitutes who have not submitted their request in writing must check in at the event registration area to ensure that they are not billed as an additional attendee.

Cancellations by January 6, 2020, will receive a full refund, less a $50 processing fee.

Cancellations between January 7 and February 9, 2020 will receive a 50% refund.

There will be no refunds after February 9, 2020.