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Lead Speaker Registration
As a lead speaker selected to participate in the Innov8 Conference, you will receive complimentary conference registration by NCTM. Speaker registration confirmations will be sent out in the month prior to the conference.
All co-speakers must register themselves and pay the appropriate registration fees. Please note it is the lead speaker’s responsibility to share all necessary presentation information you receive from NCTM with your co-speakers.
Hotel & Travel
Speakers are responsible for their own travel arrangements.
If a presentation needs student participation to be effective, the lead speaker must make his/her own arrangements for the student's appearance.
NCTM regional conferences, Innov8 has a specific focus: Breaking
Barriers: Actionable approaches to reach each and every learner in mathematics.
All sessions and conference experiences are designed to help participants
better understand issues of access, equity, and empowerment in their
communities, schools, and classrooms with ideas and plans developed during the
is a new conference experience designed to support districts in building
mathematics teachers and teams in identifying, analyzing, and planning for
instruction and intervention around a self-identified problem of practice
related to learners who struggle in mathematics. For attendees, this conference
is a working conference and this means you will not just be listening to
speakers. Instead, you will work as a team to develop a plan to address a
challenge you are facing in your school. Conference sessions are designed to
support you in the design of your plan.
sessions and experiences address three themes:
participants will use the knowledge gained from Innov8 to create a plan to
address the needs of each and every student. Throughout the conference, experts
in each of the three themes will be available to assist teams in creating their
action plan to solve their problem of practice and implement their ideas back
in their school setting.
Audio/Visual & Internet
Your presentation has been scheduled based on your initial audio/visual request when you submitted your proposal. Only equipment requested during the proposal submission process will be provided by NCTM on site. If a laptop is required, you must bring your own. If you need additional audio/visual equipment, it is your responsibility to order and pay for the additional equipment using this form.
MAC users should remember to bring their VGA MAC adapters to connect to a LCD projector during their presentation. MAC adapters will NOT be available onsite.
Complimentary Wi-Fi will be available throughout the Rio All-Suites Hotel & Casino meeting rooms.
Capacity Charts & Presentation Types
All presentation rooms will be pre-set for each day’s presentations. Do not move furniture or tape/hang items on the walls. All presentations are attended on a first come, first seated basis.
Capacity Charts will be available in July 2017.
Cancellations & Updates
Prior to the conference, if you cancel your presentation, notify NCTM as soon as possible so a substitute may be found. Do not send a replacement.
Cancellations must be received in writing by emailing
To update the lead speaker or cospeaker’s contact information or professional affiliation, email your changes to
ConferencesDept@nctm.org. This step must be completed for each conference to which a proposal was submitted.
IMPORTANT: To update your NCTM membership information, please contact
firstname.lastname@example.org or call NCTM Customer Service at 1-800-235-7566.
Copyrighted Materials and Recordings
NCTM policy prohibits the use of copyrighted materials in your presentation unless the holder of the copyright has granted prior permission. This also applies to music that is played during the presentation.
Written permission to tape or record programs must be obtained directly from the speaker involved at least thirty days before NCTM Innov8. The request must contain a statement indicating the intended use of such a recording or videotape. The person making the request should also inform the NCTM Headquarters Office in writing at least two weeks prior to the NCTM Innov8.
Due to trademark restrictions, use of the NCTM logo is restricted to those who receive prior written permission from NCTM Headquarters. Specific guidelines must be met for permission of use to be granted. Upon written request, art related to the conference may be sent to speakers to include in their presentation.
Arrive at least 15 minutes before your presentation starts where you will be greeted by a Program Committee member and receive Speaker Ribbons for you and your cospeakers.