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ISTE Conference 2017 in San Antonio, TX!


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Location: Acenar HotMex CoolBar (Mezzanine Room)

Date: Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Time: 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Location Address: 

√Ācenar HotMex CoolBar
146 E. Houston St.
San Antonio, TX 78205-2223



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ISTE 2017 Resources

ISTE Program Search | Program Guide | ISTE17 Website

ISTE Planning Resources:

  • Join the #ISTEchat on June 15, 2 pm HST - topic is "Taking your ISTE17 Experience Home"

    Who’s Presenting From Hawaii:

    ISTE Events:
    ISTE After Party/Happy Hour/Meetups:

    #NotAtISTE Opportunties:


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    ISTE TIPS

    • Wear comfortable shoes - You will do a lot of walking from sessions to your room and through the exhibit hall.
    • Bring a jacket - It might be 90 degrees outside, but you know that they will keep the temperatures just above freezing in those conference rooms!
    • Bring a backpack or a comfortable bag to carry - if you are headed to the exhibit hall, you will get a ton of free stuff.  You will need a way to carry all of it around.  Those plastic bags they give you for free won't last long.  On an additional note, make sure to have plenty of room in your suitcase to bring back all the free stuff and possibly the prizes you might win!
    • Understanding the Exhibit Hall - the exhibit hall is massive with over 500 companies!  It is probably the biggest one you have ever seen or will see.  There are two story structures for some of the vendors (use these as reference points).  Instead of roaming the rows, plan out the vendors you need to see and create a map for yourself.  Remember that many of the vendors will have their own sessions that aren't listed on the program.  Sometimes, these can be the best sessions, and usually you will get something for free for attending.
    • Look for the Treat-ups!  I shouldn't tell you about this, but each day in the newsletter they will list locations where free cookies and snacks will be available.  Sometimes these go really quick (there are over 18,000 people at this event!), so know where they are if you have a sweet tooth!  You will need a "pick me up" in the afternoon.
    • Bring snacks! - You may not have time for lunch and, if you do, the prices in the convention center will be very high.  I usually come prepared with lots of snacks and my Coca-Cola to keep me going.  Remember to stay hydrated by filling up at the water coolers they usually have in each hallway!
    • Have a back up session that is close by - Sessions will fill up fast, especially the good ones.  If there is a session you really want, get there early, even if this means leaving another session before it is over.  Make sure to have a few backup sessions just in case. Don't worry, because most speakers will be willing to give you information after the session if you couldn't make it.
    • Look for opportunities to meet and connect - One of the best things about going to ISTE is the diversity of people, roles and hometowns.  Don't be afraid to attend the before/after conference events to "meet and greet".  Bonus - many of these sponsored events offer free food and a chance to win a cool prize!


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