At a Glance Sunday Events
Conference Kickoff and Member Celebration
Sunday, June 24, 1:30–3 pm Exhibit Hall B1
Make the most of ISTE’s rich content—at ISTE 2012 and year round. In this fast-paced, fun program, digital lifestyle expert Mario Armstrong and innovative educator Peggy Sheehy will help you:
- Get oriented and find out what’s new this year at ISTE 2012.
- Learn about your ISTE membership benefits (included with conference registration).
- Network with your colleagues and make new friends.
- Win prizes! (All attendees will be entered into a drawing for a chance to win an iPad, Kindle Fire, or iPod Touch.)
Additionally, we’ll recognize all ISTE Award winners and we’ll be highlighting some exemplary member stories.
ISTE Member Networking Fair
Sunday, June 24, 3–5 pm SDCC Lobby
- Special Interest Group (SIG) Open House
Learn what ISTE Special Interest Groups are all about by taking a stroll through our SIG Open house. SIG membership offers a great way to increase your knowledge base and connect with like-minded colleagues. Meet the volunteers who lead SIGs year round, learn more about SIG activities (onsite and throughout the year) and find out how you can get involved as a volunteer.
- Tweetup Meetup
Connect face-to-face with people you follow virtually on Twitter. Meet your tweeps, hashtaggers, and #edchat moderators in person. Tweet you there! #don’tmissit
- Young Educator Network (YEN) Meet-up
ISTE's Young Educator Network is a network-creating, resource-sharing, fun-loving community for educators. Visit the YEN booth and join other young educators who share your passion for all things ed tech!
"Expanding Horizons" Global Happy Hour
Sunday June 24, 7–8 pm, throughout the SDCC
Stop in the Sails Pavilion for a bocadillo, spuntino nosh, casse-croût…a light snack in ANY language before heading out to explore the many choices of the nearby Gaslamp District restaurants. Global Gallery and Student Showcases will be active until 8:30 pm in Lobby D.
Shuttle transportation will be provided between the center and some conference hotels. Last shuttles depart SDCC at 8:45 pm (limited service).
The happy hour is open to registered attendees and badged guests only. Your badge is required for admission. Happy Hour snacks, nonalcoholic beverages, and entertainment will be provided, courtesy in part of ISTE’s Tier One event sponsors. A cash bar will be available.
ISTE 2012 Important Dates
October 3, 2011
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