For Attendees For Exhibitors For Presenters For The Media
ISTE 2012

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ISTE 2012 > At A Glance > Onsite Info

At a Glance Onsite Information & Services

Where to Get Info Onsite

The primary ISTE 2012 Info Booth is located in the Sails Pavilion. Visit the Info Booth for:

  • Lost & Found
  • Continuing education credit
  • Shuttle bus schedules
  • ISTE Daily Leader (official conference newspaper)
  • General information
  • Affiliate events schedule
  • Services for persons with disabilities

Important Telephone Numbers

ISTE 2012 Info Booth 619.525.6205
Housing Booth 619.525.6203
ISTE 2012 Headquarters 619.525.6200 (phone);
619.525.6201 (fax)
Press Room 619.525.6202
Transportation Desk 619.525.6207
Daily Leader Office 619.525.5209

Just Ask!

Satellite Ask Me stations are located throughout the SDCC to provide quick information & directions.

Onsite Services

First Aid Station Lobby C, Street Level, and outside Ballroom 20D.
In the event of a medical or security emergency, please contact the SDCC Command Center. Dial 5911 on any house phone located near restrooms and elevator banks. Provide a description of the emergency and the location. Remain in the vicinity in case there are questions from emergency responders.
Food Services and Concession Locations Concessions at the SDCC are available in the Exhibit Hall during open exhibit hours. Coffee and light snacks are available in the lobbies throughout the Center. Directly across from the Convention Center is the historic Gaslamp Quarter, home to a wide variety of restaurants and shops. Stop at the Convention Center Concierge Service Center for more information.
Presenters’ World Room 31C
Sunday, 12–6 pm; Monday–Tuesday, 8 am–6 pm; Wednesday, 8 am–2 pm
Info Booth Sails Pavilion (Main)
Volunteer Check-in Upper Level outside Room 5B
Services for Persons with Disabilities Dispatch located at Main Info Booth, Sails Pavilion
Lounges See descriptions and locations.
Press Office Room 15B
Sunday, 1–5 pm; Monday–Tuesday, 8 am–6 pm; Wednesday, 8 am–3 pm
Last-Day Luggage Storage Located in front of Expo Hall B2
$2 per piece; Wednesday, 7:30 am–6:30 pm
Small Package Shipping & Business Center SDCC FedEx/Kinko’s, Hall D Lobby
Saturday–Sunday, 9 am–5 pm; Monday–Wednesday, 8 am–5 pm

Consent to Use Video and/or Photographic Images

Registration and attendance at, or participation in ISTE meetings, conferences, and other activities, constitutes an agreement by the registrant allowing ISTE’s use and distribution of the registrant or attendee’s image or voice in photographs, videos, websites, electronic reproductions, and audio of all events and activities. If you have questions about our policy, please inquire at ISTE Central.

Daily Shuttle Bus Service

Shuttle service is provided between a LIMITED number of official conference hotels and the SDCC. Hotels not listed as being on shuttle routes are within a 15-minute or less walk to the SDCC and do not have service. Approximate transit time from most hotels on shuttle routes will be 15–20 minutes. Attendees relying on shuttles should plan accordingly.

Daily shuttle schedules are detailed below, and fliers are available at the Transportation Desk in Lobby E. This schedule is subject to revision due to traffic, street closures, etc.

Service Between Hotels & SDCC

Saturday, June 23 6:30 am–6:15 pm
Sunday, June 24 6:30 am–8:45 pm
Monday, June 25 6:30 am–7:45 pm
Tuesday, June 26 6:30 am–7:45 pm
Wednesday, June 27 6:30 am–4:30 pm

ADA Information

Motorized scooter and wheelchair rentals are available by contacting ScootAround, Inc., toll free at 1.888.441.7575 or at Advance reservations are requested. Same-day arrangements are subject to availability. See ADA page for more information.

Baseball Tickets

Discounted tickets ($11.00 each) to Padres games on Saturday evening and Sunday afternoon are available, until sold out, at the Registration area in Hall B2. If you purchased your tickets online via the conference registration form, your tickets will be available at the Padres Ticket Exchange Counter in the Registration Area. Pick up your badge sheet first, and exchange the tickets printed on it for your real tickets.

Hotel Phone Numbers

Andaz San Diego 619.849.1234
Best Western Bayside Inn 619.233.7500
Bristol Hotel San Diego 619.232.6141
Courtyard by Marriott Downtown 619.446.3000
Doubletree by Hilton San Diego Downtown 619.239.6800
Embassy Suites San Diego Bay 619.239.2400
Hampton Inn by Hilton San Diego Downtown 619.233.8408
Hard Rock Hotel 619.702.3000
Hilton Gaslamp Quarter 619.231.4040
Hilton San Diego Bayfront Hotel 619.564.3333
Holiday Inn Downtown San Diego 619.239.9600
Holiday Inn Express San Diego Downtown 619.696.0911
Holiday Inn San DiegoOn the Bay 619.232.3861
Horton Grand Hotel 619.544.1886
Hotel Indigo San DiegoGaslamp Quarter 619.727.4000
Hotel Solamar 619.531.8740
HQ Manchester Grand Hyatt 619.232.1234
Omni San Diego Hotel 619.231.6664
Porto Vista Hotel 619.544.0164
Residence Inn Downtown 619.338.8200
Rodeway Inn & Suites at Downtown San Diego 619.232.2525
San Diego Marriott Gaslamp Quarter 619.696.0234
HQ San Diego Marriott Marquis & Marina 619.234.1500
Sheraton Suites San Diego at Symphony Hall 619.696.9800
The Sofia Hotel 619.234.9200
THE US GRANT 619.232.3121
W San Diego 619.398.3100
Westgate Hotel 619.238.1818
Westin Gaslamp Quarter 619.239.2200
Westin San Diego 619.239.4500


ISTE 2012 Important Dates

October 3, 2011
Registration opens

October 5, 2011
Call for participation closes

November 2, 2011
Housing reservations open

February 15, 2012
Program online, add workshops and tours

March 31, 2012
Super Early-Bird registration deadline

April 11, 2012
Housing cancellation deadline, no fee

May 1, 2012
Early-Bird registration deadline

June 6, 2012
Online housing reservations close

June 8, 2012
Mail registrations close

June 18, 2012
Web/phone/fax registrations close

June 18, 2012
Deadline for cancellations (accepted in writing)

June 23–27, 2012
Onsite registration at San Diego Convention Center