Frequently Asked Questions

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Q: When does registration commence?
A: Registration will be opened from September 22nd until October 9th on ERO.

Q: What time does the Conference start?
A: The official conference begins at 8:45am and ends at 4:00pm. However, a welcome reception begins at 7:45am. See our ‘Event & Tickets’ page for pre and post conference events.

Q: Where can I find a schedule of events?
A: There are 5 events planned for this year’s conference. Click here for conference overview.

Q: Can non-BUT members attend the conference or any of the pre or post events?
A: Our conferences and all events are open to any one interested. When purchasing a ticket on select non-member. All non-BUT members are required to pay a $50.00 registration fee. This fee is required to be paid at the registration table on the day of the conference or pre-paid on ptix. Our pre and post events are also ticketed. These tickets can be purchased online on ptix as well or from the Union office.

Q: Will there be lunch provided on-site?
A: We are currently working on this.  Stay tuned.

Q: What additional activities are offered at the conference?
A: We have secured both local and overseas vendors who will be giving away freebies, dramatic lunch-time presentations, a Teacher's Lounge to network, and many other surprises, so plan to stay all day!

Q: What time will the bookstore be open?
A: Our on-site bookstore will be open from 8:00am - 8:00pm on Monday and 8:00am - 5:00pm on Tuesday. Only cash or checks will be accepted.

Q: What book titles will be available?
A: Click on the link below.

Q: Will there be book signings?
A: Definitely! Directly after each keynote and featured speaker, you can meet them and purchase a signed copy of their book at the bookstore.

Q: Who do I contact if I have registration questions?
A: Click here to send us an email.

Q: When I go to ERO to log in, I don't remember my ID and/or pin?
A: Unfortunately, those are two things that we cannot help you with.  Contact the BEC office from 1pm - 5pm, M W F.

Q: How do I know that I am registered?
A: If you are successful at registering for a session on ERO, you will immediately receive a confirmation email from ERO.

Q: If I am not a BUT member, how do I register?
A: There are a few things that you need to do.  First go to and find the BUT Conference page and pay the non-member registration fee ($50.00). Print out the confirmation (you will need to show this at the registration desk on the day of the conference). Next, go to ERO and register for the session/s that you wish to attend.