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The Leadership & Innovation Showcase is a collaborative regional event to showcase technology leadership and innovation. Session offerings will feature the great things happening in our school districts aligned with the regional priority areas (security & privacy leadership, data leadership, tech planning & organizational leadership, and instructional leadership). Participants will also have the opportunity to visit the vendor showcase!

Who should attend?

District and school leaders in the SCRIC region

When and where is this?

October 24, 2023, 8:30 am - 3:00 pm
Doubletree Hotel, Binghamton, NY

Interested in attending?

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Hotel Options

  • A block of rooms is arranged for your conference for the evenings of October 23 and 24 at a discounted nightly rate of $129.

  • Guests can book on

  • Those that prefer to book by phone can call the hotel at 607-722-7575

  • If you are interested in reserving a room, please reach out to Josh Hough to receive the discounted group code.

Please advise anyone considering an overnight stay to make their reservations prior to the cutoff date of September 22. Reservations can be cancelled without penalty up until 4:00 PM two days prior to arrival if need be.

Thank you!

If you have any questions, please email the event chair, Josh Hough, at

Here are some key highlights you can expect at the Leadership & Innovation Showcase:

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Inspiring Keynote

Dr. Michael J. Doughty, Assistant Superintendent of NERIC, will deliver the day’s keynote with the lens of how Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning have or will affect education.

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Interactive Workshops

Engage in workshops facilitated by industry professionals and experienced educators, focusing on the four priority areas outlined in the 793 Regional Technology Plan; Security and Privacy, Data Management, Instructional Leadership, Tech Planning & Organizational Leadership.

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Networking Opportunities

Connect with like-minded professionals, exchange ideas, and build valuable relationships with colleagues from neighboring school districts. The conference offers an excellent platform for collaboration and knowledge sharing.

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Exhibitor Hall

Explore the latest technological solutions designed for educational institutions. Discover cutting-edge tools, software, and hardware that can enhance teaching, streamline administrative processes, and improve student outcomes.

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