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ISTE’s 34th Annual Conference and Exposition features an amazing array of professional learning and collaborative networking opportunities. Make the most of your conference experience by creating a Conference Planner. Use the Program Search to find the content that interests you most, or search for sessions by Category or Presenter. For a more personal and in-depth learning experience, consider adding a Workshop.


Arrive early on Sunday and attend the:

Three outstanding keynote speakers—Jane McGonigal, Steven Johnson, and Adam Bellow.

Check out these exciting new session formats and strands:

  • ISTE Ignite are fast-paced sessions featuring dynamic presenters each with just 20 slides and 15 seconds per slide to inspire and engage their audience.
  • Iron Chef: ISTE 13 Edition is a two-part series where participants form collaborative teams to design innovative solutions to various challenges and then pitch their recipes for success.
  • Ed Tech Start-up Pitch Fest features ed tech start-up entrepreneurs competing for your vote.
  • The ISTE 2013 Leadership Strand simplifies and targets the conference experience for education leaders and decision makers. Sponsored by Promethean.
  • The Technology Infrastructure Pavilion (TIP) is a learning environment on the Expo Hall floor that features presentations of special interest to CIOs, CTOs, Tech Directors, and administrators.

Playgrounds—Visit one of the many playgrounds for relaxed and fun hands-on experiences with new technologies.

Lounges—Spend some downtime in one of the lounges to connect with like-minded individuals, recharge your devices or watch a simulcast video.

  • Bloggers Café
    Make connections and expand your personal learning network in this gathering place for blogging, tweeting and face-to-face conversations. Hosted by Classroom 2.0. Location: Level 2, Outside Room 208
  • Newbie Lounge
    Need some help navigating your first ISTE conference? Get help finding the best session to meet your needs, figure out how to use your conference planner or pair up with a mentor at the Newbie Lounge!
    Location: West Registration Lobby
  • Social Butterfly Lounge
    This is the place to maximize your knowledge of social media tools and get assistance connecting with ISTE 2013 social communities. Location: West Registration Lobby

Access ISTE—Not able to travel to San Antonio this year? Join us virtually through Access ISTE.