For Attendees For Exhibitors For Presenters For The Media
ISTE 2012

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Tier One Sponsor


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Tier Two Sponsors





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Tier Three Sponsors

Lego Education

Mobile Beacon


ISTE 2012 > At A Glance > Volunteer

At a Glance Volunteer

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Volunteer Benefits and Tasks

Why volunteer at ISTE 2012?
  • Join the nearly 1,000 volunteers who drive the success of the conference
  • Meet new friends and further your professional network
  • Enjoy special volunteer-only activities
  • Receive a free T-shirt!
What to know about volunteering?
  • You'll assist us with one (or more) 3-hour shifts
  • Choose your area of interest (see tasks below)
  • We'll ask for your schedule preference
  • Volunteers qualify for a conference discount (equals Super Early Bird rate, up to the conference)
General Volunteer Skills
  • Friendly and outgoing
  • Comfortable with public interaction
  • Quick learner
  • Sitting, standing, moving, flexible
  • Fun loving!

Volunteer Teams Volunteer Task Interests Special Skills
Info & Traffic Jedi (Ask Me) Ask Me and Information Stations Comfortable with busy public interaction in a high traffic location; quick learner; friendly and helpful orientation
Transportation Greeters Comfortable outside near buses and transportation; comfortable with high traffic and public interaction
Program Sessions Assistance Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) Assist Program Session chairs and presenters within specific content areas
Model Lessons
Poster Sessions
Student Showcase
Relations and Event Assistance Conference Relations and Hosts Greet press and assist ISTE staff and public relations firm, with hosting the Press Room. Assist ISTE staff in the association booth and surrounding activities
Pre-Conference Bag Stuffing (Friday Morning) Involves standing, stuffing, and shifting bags around. Must be available Friday AM before conference
Conference Events Comfortable with busy public interaction in a high traffic location; quick learner; friendly and helpful orientation. Set the seats with sponsor-related materials for keynote and general sessions
Member Events
Tech Ninja (Technical) Doctor Is In and BYOD Technical Support Experience in troubleshooting both Mac OS and Win OS, plus handheld devices. Tech Ninja (Dr. Is In) answer attendees' technical questions; Presenters' World provide in-room technical and non-technical assistance for presenters. Previous presenting experience a plus. Tech Ninja (BYOD Support) provides technical assistance for BYOD sessions
Presenters' World


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