Event: March 2 - 6 | Trade Show: March 4 - 6 | Dallas, TX
Produced and Hosted by the National Association of College Stores

Course Materials eXperience

Course Materials eXperience (CM-X)

CM-X Sessions


The premiere learning, networking, and business solutions opportunity for store course materials specialists and related business partners returns for CAMEX 2018!

CM-X 2018 will build upon the success of last year’s program to offer specific, focused, and guided learning and networking experiences for store course materials specialists and related business partners within the larger CAMEX context. CM-X is designed to drive store success and maximize your return on investment at CAMEX.

Why Attend CM-X, in conjunction with CAMEX?

Store Course Materials Specialists:

  1. Dedicated track of programming specifically for you, focused on your evolving role, and that culminates in the development of a store strategy for the new era of course materials
  2. Comprehensive learning and trade show experience in only 2.5 days on-site
  3. Collaborative store-vendor discussion and strategy sessions to support smart partnerships
  4. Bonus content and an additional meal function beyond regular CAMEX registration—including pre-conference webinars to ensure maximum impact on-site

Course Materials/Related Business Partners:

  1. Dedicated track of events and sessions that deliver the course materials specialist audience you need to reach
  2. Collaborative store-vendor discussion, strategy, and networking sessions so you can share your value proposition, describe how you can help stores succeed, and enable smart partnerships
  3. A focus on preparing store professionals and exhibiting vendors for effective interactions during the trade show
  4. A pre-conference webinar for vendors to ensure they understand the new program and how to engage fully and successfully
Vendor Engagement and Sponsorship Opportunities: For information on how you can become a CM-X Program Partner or Sponsor contact Tony Ellis, Vice President Association Services.


Maximum impact in the shortest amount of time for those wanting to get in, learn and network, and get back to work!


Date/Time TBD
Course Materials Landscape: Comparing and Contrasting Faculty and Student Perspectives – CM-X Primer Webinar
Friday, March 2

 1:15-3:15 p.m.
CAMEX Strategic Dialogue: A Course Materials Mindshift—What is Expected of Leaders in Course Materials on Campus
Bonus Session opportunity for CM-X Only Registrants
 6:00-6:45 p.m.
Course Materials eXperience (CM-X) Kick-Off
Join your CM-X colleagues to start things off with some networking and a bit of orientation for the days ahead.
 7:00-8:30 p.m.
CAMEX Opening Night Reception
Saturday, March 3
8:00-9:00 a.m. CM-X Plenary Session: Publishing Executives Insights and Answers
A follow-up conversation from CAMEX 2017 so learn what new directions their strategies are taking. And this time we’ll solicit your questions for the panel!
9:20-9:50 a.m. CM-X Flash Session: Evaluating the Effectiveness of Inclusive Access—The SDSU Research Results
10:15-11:45 a.m. CAMEX Keynote Session w/ Jim Neal
President, American Library Association
11:50 a.m.-12:50 p.m. CM-X Luncheon: A Data-driven Discussion
Grab some lunch and enjoy conversation with your peers. We’ll use some of this time to discuss implications of the Student Watch-Faculty Watch primer webinar. There’ll be time for casual conversation, too!
1:00-1:50 p.m. CM-X Focus Session: Taking OER Mainstream
2:10-3:00 p.m. CM-X Focus Session: Playbook for Modernizing Course Materials Management
3:20-4:10 p.m. CM-X Focus Session: Hybrid Course Material Powerhouse Panel
4:30-5:30 p.m. CM-X Strategy and Synthesis Session
Sunday, March 4 Trade Show Day 1 – Required for all CM-X attendees
9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. CAMEX Trade Show – Course Materials Pavilion
9:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Course Materials Theater Sessions – Schedule to be posted
Monday, March 5 Trade Show Day 2 – Optional but recommended for CM-X Only Registrants
9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. CAMEX Trade Show – Course Materials Pavilion
9:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Course Materials Theater Sessions – Schedule to be posted
Tuesday, March 6 Trade Show Day 3 – Optional but recommended for CM-X Only Registrants
9:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. CAMEX Trade Show – Course Materials Pavilion

Course Materials eXperience Full Registrants
You may attend CAMEX programming prior to the start of CM-X.


Register by Jan. 12 to SAVE $100! See details and register at www.camex.org/registration.

  • Course Materials eXperience (CM-X) & CAMEX Conference & Tradeshow Registration - $595 for NACS Members
  • Course Materials eXperience (CM-X) Only Registration - $495 for NACS Members
  • CM-X Business Partner Event Package - $225 (must be registered for CAMEX to add this package)

Course Materials Pavilion and Theater (During the CAMEX Trade Show)

The destination for Course Materials Buyers and Specialists on the CAMEX Trade Show Floor.

Explore what’s new from materials suppliers and technology providers while making connections that will lead to success for your course materials strategy. NEW this year is Start-up Alley! Discover newcomers to the course materials vendor partner community in this table-top section of the CM Pavilion.

Course Materials Theater: Discover new solutions and insights. Course Materials Theater sessions are on the CAMEX schedule so you can add them to your personal agenda (search by keywords "Course Materials Theater").

Course Materials Collaboration Lounge: Grab a seat with fellow store buyers and exhibitors for an impromptu meeting, networking, or discussion on product options and solutions.

Exhibit in the Pavilion! Business Partners interested in a Course Materials Pavilion booth (with access to a presentation slot in the Course Materials Theater) should contact Tony Ellis, Vice President Association Services.