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Special Learning Opportunities

Special Learning Opportunities

Friday, Feb. 22

Preconference Certificate Seminar: Copyright, Creative Commons, and the Campus Store (12:30 – 3:30 PM)

The changing nature of course content—both commercial and OER—impacts store processes, business models, and relationships on campus. Attend this seminar to learn the language used by other campus stakeholders, trends related to copyright and fair use, and application of Creative Commons licenses.

Leave with a plan to engage campus collaborators and elevate the service your store provides, as well as a certificate of completion. Registration is $50 for NACS members and $125 for non-members. Pre-registration is encouraged as limited seats are available and on-site registration is not guaranteed.


City Lab Learning Tour: Esports and the Campus Store (1:00 – 3:30 PM)

Esports is the newest sport on campus with an estimated 1,000+ collegiate programs, sanctioned or otherwise. Join industry gamers for a behind-the-scenes look at a local cyber café. Hear from a local esports team and join in brainstorming to determine how campus stores can support students and this emerging trend. Registration is $65 for NACS members and $140 for non-members. Pre-registration is encouraged as limited seats are available and on-site registration is not guaranteed.


Strategic Dialogue on Collegiate Licensing (1:00 – 3:30 PM)

Join the discussion on emerging trends, challenges, and opportunities throughout collegiate licensing. Gain an understanding of the myriad perspectives, discuss business models and practices, and collectively generate recommendations on how to enhance product variety, market access, and sustainability.

Registration is required but the event is free. Pre-registration can be completed with your online registration, or afterwards by returning to your registration record and adding this event, or onsite at CAMEX Registration (as space allows). For questions regarding adding this event to your registration please contact camex-att@experient-inc.com.


CAMEX & Me (1:30 – 3:30 PM)

Join first-timers and veteran attendees for the CAMEX & Me program. This event is a mutual sharing of the ins and outs of networking, the secrets of education, and other expert tips to make your CAMEX a more engaging, rewarding experience.

Registration is not required for this free event but is requested as a courtesy for planning purposes. Register during your CAMEX registration or afterwards by returning to your registration record. On-site registration is not guaranteed. For questions regarding adding this event to your registration please contact camex-att@experient-inc.com. CAMEX & Me is underwritten by NACS Foundation.


Saturday, Feb. 23

Tech Retailers Connect (6:30 – 8:30 PM)

Eat, drink, and network with colleagues before heading out for the evening. Meet up at Cafe Olé on the famous San Antonio Riverwalk for Tex-Mex cuisine and build lasting and valuable relationships with other technology retailers.

Admission restrictions may apply. Registration is $25 for NACS members and $50 for non-members. Pre-registration is encouraged as limited seats are available and on-site registration is not guaranteed.


Community College Store Networking Happy Hour (6:30 – 8:30 PM)

Join peers from other community college stores at the Riverwalk's Lone Star Cafe to share what was learned in educational sessions and make plans for the trade show. This free event is limited to Community College Stores. Pre-registration is encouraged as limited seats are available and on-site registration is not guaranteed. Admission restrictions may apply.


K-12 Networking Dinner (6:30 – 8:30 PM)

Join K-12 colleagues at the Hard Rock Café on the Riverwalk just outside the convention center. Join in lively discussion and comradery with peers. Registration is required and is limited to K-12 Stores. Pre-registration is encouraged as limited seats are available and on-site registration is not guaranteed.