21-24 June 2015, Columbus OH

Planning is already underway for the 2015 Summit! Mark your calendars now and plan to join us in Columbus, OH, from 21-24 June. How well do you know Columbus? Take our quiz!

What should you expect from 2015?

While we’re still hard at work planning our 2015 Summit, feel free to take a look around this website to see what we offered last year in Phoenix. You’ll find a program overview, exhibitor information, and much more that will help you get a feel for what you can expect from the 2015 Summit.


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The 2014 Summit takes place 18-21 May in Phoenix and officially begins Sunday evening, 18 May, with a general session and keynote speaker.

The Summit consists of two important parts. The first part is the over 80 educational sessions, organized in tracks, which begin Monday morning, 19 May, and continue until midday on 21 May. New this year: In addition to the traditional presentations, workshops, and progressions, we've added 20-minute Spotlight Talks! The second important part of the Summit is the Expo, with more than 50 companies represented; this will open on Sunday evening, 18 May, and run through 5:00 PM on Tuesday, 19 May.

Summit registration includes two receptions (Opening Reception and Communities Reception) plus morning and afternoon refreshment breaks in the exhibit hall. Also included in your registration is access to STC's SUMMIT@aClick. This unique feature is audio/graphic synchronized recordings of most all sessions. SUMMIT@aClick takes away the problem of only being able to attend one session per hour. You can listen and watch the other sessions on SUMMIT@aClick after you get home.

Additional education opportunities are also available on Saturday and Sunday, 17-18 May, in the form of preconference certificate sessions and preconference workshops/tutorials.

Networking opportunities include not only the receptions but the Honors Banquet and Closing Lunch. Both events require a separate ticket. In addition, most of STC's Special Interest Groups (SIGs) have networking events and meetings.

Watch Alan Alda's acceptance video for Honorary Fellow

Summit 2014—Phoenix, AZ