The Ohio Educational Technology Conference is the largest P-20 state educational technology conference in the nation. Each year, more than 5,000 educational technology professionals and enthusiasts come together to explore the forefront of P-20 learning and innovation in Ohio.
Located at The Ohio State University, the Ohio Technology Consortium (OH-TECH) functions as an umbrella organization for Ohio’s statewide technology infrastructure, the Ohio Academic Resources Network (OARnet), the Ohio Supercomputer Center (OSC), OhioLINK, eStudent Services and the newly established Research and Innovation Center.
Funded by the Ohio General Assembly through the Ohio Board of Regents, OH-TECH reports to the Chancellor of the Board of Regents. All business and legal services are provided by The Ohio State University, with direction from the Vice President of Research. Through committees and direct contact with faculty and student researchers, OH-TECH is well positioned to meet the needs of those who require our resources. And to plan for future acquisitions and services, OH-TECH relies upon the guidance of the Ohio Board of Regents, the Ohio State Office of Research, and the advice of committees to achieve and sustain national eminence.
The Board of Regents-Chief Information Officer Advisory Board advises the Chancellor on OARnet’s development and direction of the integrated technology infrastructure needed to support to Board of Regents education and technology programs.
A joint OSC-OARnet Advisory Board recommends broad policy guidelines for OSC governance and periodically reviews its program and operations, with special attention to ensuring that the management and operation of the supercomputing systems that supports the State of Ohio's goals for higher education, P-12 education, economic development, and the goals of its state agencies. Advisory Board meetings are at the Ohio Board of Regents office.