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Conference Info

MECA Conference


Fabulous 40th

February 8-10, 2023 at the Jackson Convention Center

Upcoming Events

MECA (MS Educational Computing Association) provides for the sharing and exchanging of ideas, techniques, materials, and procedures for all persons interested in technology in education including instructional applications, administrative applications, and computer science education.

We are busy planning an exciting conference for February 8-10, 2023. This year’s theme is Hollywood for our “Fabulous Forty” Year Anniversary! We are excited to celebrate with you all!  1.5 CEUs will be available at this year's conference. We will be back at the Jackson Convention Center in Jackson, MS. Registration is open now. REGISTER TODAY!

Super Early Bird Registration - $110 until Oct. 31, 2022

Early Bird Registration - $135  Nov. 1, 2022  - Dec. 12, 2022

Regular Registration - $160  Dec. 13, 2022 - Jan. 27, 2023

Onsite Registration - $185

 

Our Tech Playground will be back again this year at the MECA Exhibit Hall. Here, we will offer 20-minute fast-paced tools and tips. We are looking for topics that target METLA, STEM, administrators, and teachers. Tech Playground shares will qualify you to receive a FREE MECA t-shirt. Tech Playground shares are like mini-sessions. We will group 2 speakers together to each give a 20 min tech tool/idea. If you are interested in sharing, please apply HERE.

CEU/SEMI Information

The total amount of CEUs available this year is 1.9 CEU credits. The minimum number of CEUs you must have to receive a certificate is 0.5 CEU credits (Minimum of 7 - 40 Minute Sessions). You can receive 10 SEMI and 1 OSL credit for the conference. 

 

The cost of CEUs is $10 for .5 to 1, $15 for 1.1 to 1.5, $20 for 1.6 to 2.0, and SEMIs/OSL are $15.

 

Come see us at the CEU Booth.

Please help us spread the word.  Like us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/mecams. Follow us on Twitter @msmeca. Share your photos, thoughts, and passion for educational technology! Don't forget to use the MECA 2023 hashtag, #mecafab40. 

Hotel Information (2023 Conference Info)

The hotel is Hilton Garden Inn Jackson/Downtown (King Edward)

The room rates are inclusive of valet parking for one vehicle per guest room.  Additional vehicles will be provided at the normal rate of $20.00 plus tax.

 

To make reservations, call 1-877-782-9444.  Identify yourself as a member of MECA for the group rate.  Reservations must be made by January 16, 2023. 

 

If payment is to be made with a district check, a tax exempt letter must accompany the payment.  Tax exemption will only cover the state tax of 11%. An Occupancy Fee of $.75 per rooming night is not covered under the Tax Exemption and it must be included in the payment along with the room total.If you would like to verify the totals before cutting a check for your stay, please call 601-353-5464, Ext. 3 for Accounting. PLEASE mail payment two weeks before arrival. Payments can be sent to the address below. If the check cannot be mailed two weeks prior to arrival, please email the tax exempted letter to jantw-salesadm@hilton.com 

 

Hilton Garden Inn

235 W. Capitol St.
Jackson, MS 39201
Attention: Accounting- MECA 2023

The room rates are:

Room
Single Rate
Double Rate
Triple Rate
Quad Rate
Standard King
$129.00
129.00
$139.00
$149.00
Queen/Queen
$139.00
$ 139.00
$149.00
$159.00

Jun 1, 2022

Call for Proposals

Submit your proposal to present at MECA 23.

Aug 17, 2022

Vendor Registration

Vendors, join us February 8-10, 2023 for MECA Conference 23!

Oct 4, 2022

End Call for Propsals

Last day to submit your proposals for MECA 23

Dec 13, 2022

Regular Registration

Join us February 8-10, 2023 for the Fabulous 40th MECA Conference 23!

Feb 8, 2023

MECA 23

Join us February 8-10, 2023 for the Fabulous 40th MECA Conference 23!

2023 Schedule

Note: the 2023 schedule may be updated regularly. We will work to update this area of the site as possible. Use this link to see our master schedule

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