2023 SIMposium

July 11-13, 2023 - Celebrating the KU Center for Research on Learning's 45th Anniversary!

Highlighting some of our exciting speakers and sessions.

Cynthia Coburn   Keynote: Cynthia Coburn

Deep Dive Session: with Jim Knight on his new book, The Definitive Guide to Instructional Coaching

Mini-Keynote Session: Cathleen Beachboard & Janice Creneti

 

We hope you'll join us!  Click on the buttons below for more information.

Cynthia Coburn

We're very excited to announce that our Keynote Speaker will be Cynthia Coburn, Professor of Education and Social Policy at Northwestern!

Register before January 1, 2023 for the Inflation Buster Price!

2 years StrateWorks member benefits will be included as part of your conference payment, making you active until 2025! 

Early Inflation Buster Price (2022): $375 
Regular Registration (Jan. 1 - June 15, 2023): $425
Late Registration (June 15 - July 11, 2023): $450

1. Register online

2. Payment options 

  • Download form to pay by check or PO
  • Visit our online store to pay by credit card.  The conference is listed in the Professional Learning Tab.
  • Call 785-864-4780 with your credit card information between 9 AM and 4 PM CST.

Refund Policy: 
If you find you are not able to attend the conference notify KUCRL by June 27 for a refund of your registration minus a $25 cancellation fee.  

For questions regarding registration, please contact simpd@ku.edu, 785-864-0626. For questions regarding payment, contact orderkucrl@ku.edu, 785-864-4780.

Conference Hotel:

Springhill Suites by Marriott - Lawrence Downtown
One Riverfront Plaza,
Lawrence, Kansas, USA, 66044
Toll Free:+1-785-841-2700

Book your group rate for SIMposium

For those who prefer, we also have a room block at theEldridge Hotel:

Group Rate: $125
Group Name: 45th Annual SIMposium 
To book, please call the hotel Friday 8:30 - 6pm, Saturday 10am -5pm or Sunday 10am - 3pm CENTRAL TIME
785 749 5011
Valet parking $15/vehicle/night

Tentative Schedule

Tuesday, July 11, 2023
Ballroom ABallroom BAllen RoomBoardroomAtrium
8:00 - 8:30 amRegistration    
8:30 - 10:00 amWelcome & Awards   
10:00 - 10:15 ambreak
10:15 -11:45 amBreakout SessionsBreakout Sessions Breakout Sessions 
11:45 am - 1:00 pmlunch
1:00 - 2:00 pmKeynote   
2:00 - 2:15 pmbreak
2:15 - 3:30 pmInteractive Keynote Follow-up Session   
3:30 - 4:00 pmQuiz Show Game / Celebration Video with Don Deshler and Jean Schumaker   
4:15 - 5:30 pm    Photos and Social
Wednesday, July 12, 2023
Ballroom ABallroom BAllen RoomBoardroomAtrium
8:30 - 9:45 amGeneral Session   
9:45 - 10:00 am break
10:00 - 11:30 amBreakout SessionsBreakout SessionsBreakout SessionsBreakout Sessions 
11:30 am - 1 pmlunch
1:00 - 2:00 pmBreakout SessionsBreakout SessionsBreakout SessionsBreakout Sessions 
2:00 - 2:15 pmbreak
2:15 - 3:30 pmBreakout SessionsBreakout SessionsBreakout SessionsBreakout Sessions 
3:30 - 3:45 pmbreak
3:45 - 4:45 pmBreakout SessionsBreakout SessionsBreakout SessionsBreakout Sessions 
Meet up at the Eldridge
Thursday, July 13
Ballroom ABallroom BAllen RoomBoardroomAtrium
8:30 - 11:30 amSession with Jim KnightBreakout SessionsBreakout Sessions 
11:30 am - 12:00 pmClosing SessionBreakout SessionsBreakout Sessions 

Conference Hotel:

Springhill Suites by Marriott - Lawrence Downtown
One Riverfront Plaza,
Lawrence, Kansas, USA, 66044
Toll Free:+1-785-841-2700

Book your group rate for SIMposium

 

Other Nearby Hotels:
The Eldridge Hotel
701 Massachussets St.

Group Rate: $125
Group Name: 45th Annual SIMposium 
To book, please call the hotel Friday 8:30 - 6pm, Saturday 10am -5pm or Sunday 10am - 3pm CENTRAL TIME
785 749 5011
Valet parking $15/vehicle/night

Towneplace Suites by Marriott - Downtown Lawrence
900 New Hampshire St.

 

Downtown Lawrence:

There's lots to do in downtown Lawrence and it's all walkable from the conference hotel.  Please check out the Explore Lawrence website or download the Downtown Lawrence app for more information.

 

Favorite Restaurants: list coming soon