9th Annual Megaconference Jr. event to be held on May 3, 2012

It's the 9th year of Megaconference Jr and this year's event promises to be even more collaborative, engaging and global than ever before.

Happy 2012!! The new year brings a new Megaconference Jr. event with some really exciting changes including even more international sites this year than ever before -- so don't miss your opportunity to get involved!

General Registration Now Open for Megaconference Jr. 2012

Don't miss this exciting opportunity on May 3, 2012 from 11am BST to 11pm BST to interact with schools from around the world. The schedule of VJ Teams and content themes is now posted on the website. This is your students' chance to interact with VJ teams as an interactive presenting site around a particular content theme in front of a live global audience!

This year's VJ Teams and content themes are:
Exotic Presentations from Asia to America, led by National Dali High School, Taiwan - for students ages 12+
 2012 Olympic Games, led by Carpenter's Primary School, UK - for students ages 5-14
Here, There and Everywhere, led by Clyst St. Mary's Primary School, UK - for students ages 9-11
Student Collaborations: Creating World Music, led by Bolles School, Florida, USA - for students ages 12-17
Wonders!, led by Burghill School, Hereford, UK - for ages 9-13
E-medica, Ways To Learn Together, led by Secondary Medical School, Split, Croatia - for ages 12+
Improving the Health of our Waterways, led by Pennsylvania, USA - for ages 5-18
Science, Technology, Engineering and Math, led by Weaver Lake, Minnesota, USA - for ages 9-11
... and more from Australia, New Zealand and other areas of the world!!!
How to Register to Be a General Participant Site: Just one easy step!!
1. Please go to: http://www.megaconferencejr.org<http://www.megaconferencejr.org/> and create your account to register as a general participant site or login with your existing account. (Note: If you registered last year, you may login using your username and password from last year. However please be sure to update your information by clicking on the links at the top of the form.)

How to Submit an Interactive Presentation Proposal
1. Please register for Megaconference Jr at  http://www.megaconferencejr.org<http://www.megaconferencejr.org/> (see paragraph above).

2. Review the posted schedule using the "Schedule 2012" tab. All times are listed as UTC -4. To see what your local presenting time would be please use the Time Zone Converter at: http://www.timeanddate.com/worldclock/converter.html

3. If you would like to be an interactive site with one of the VJ teams and give a presentation related to that theme, go to the "Interactive Proposal Submission Form<http://www.megaconferencejr.org/content/interactive-proposal-form>" tab at the top of the Megaconference Jr. website. Complete the form by selecting the VJ session of your choice under the "VJ Team" pull-down menu. When you have completed the other required fields, click "Submit". You will be notified of acceptance of your presentation by March 10, 2012. ** There are a limited number of interactive spots for each content theme time block so be sure to sign up your school to get involved ASAP. **

How to Be a View Only Site
Sites do not need to register if they only want to view the live webstream on the day of the event. Details on how to view the live stream will be posted closer to May 3, 2012.

Timeline:
General Registration Opens and Call for Interactive Proposals - January 18, 2012
Deadline for Interactive Proposals - March 3, 2012
Notification of Proposal Acceptance - March 10, 2012
General Registration Closes - April 5, 2012
Testing and Rehearsals - January through April

Also, be sure to sign up for the Megaconference Jr. list-serv at to stay tuned for all the most recent announcements about this year's event. To subscribe, go to: http://www.megaconferencejr.org/content/contact-information

Join us sun up or sun down all around the world for the 9th Annual Megaconference Jr. global event.
Registration and More Details available at: http://www.megaconferencejr.org<http://www.megaconferencejr.org/>/

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