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Register Today for ISTE 2013

by ISTE | May 22, 2013
Online registration is open to journalists attending ISTE 2013 in San Antonio, Texas, June 23 through 26, 2013. Presented by the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) in cooperation with Texas Computer Education Association (TCEA), Media registration ends June 17, 2013.
Online registration is open to journalists attending ISTE 2013 in San Antonio, Texas, June 23 through 26, 2013. Presented by the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) in cooperation with Texas Computer Education Association (TCEA), Media registration ends June 17, 2013.

Overall, conference registration is ahead of last year’s pace. More than 18,000 attendees and industry representatives are expected at this year’s event. The exhibit hall features nearly 500 of the industry’s most influential companies and service providers—many of whom announce new products at the conference.

The ISTE 2013 program includes dynamic speakers, practical demonstrations, panel discussions, workshops, special-focus playgrounds as well as networking lounges for global connections, emerging technologies, and education advocacy. There are three keynote speakers:

Sunday, June 23, 2013: Jane McGonigal is known for her ground-breaking work applying game-based principles to real-life challenges. She is the author of the definitive modern work on gamification, Reality is Broken: How Games Make Us Better and How They Can Change the World, which was a New York Times Best Seller. McGonigal will share her experiences as a designer of reality games, where a real-life activity is framed as a game.

Tuesday, June 25, 2013: Webby Award Winner Steven Johnson, who has written six books on topics at the intersection of science, technology, and personal experience, will explore themes of creativity, innovation, and idea generation. His ideas have influenced everything from urban planning to the battle against terrorism Prospect magazine selected him as one of the Top Ten Brains of the Digital Future.

Wednesday, June 26, 2013: Adam Bellow, founder and president of eduTecher and eduClipper, will speak about how technology can transform learning and teaching to make a difference in students’ lives. He was named ISTE’s 2011 Outstanding Young Educator. He is currently the senior director for educational technology for the College Board.

View an overview of the conference program and schedule.

Find out more about registration and onsite pressroom at the ISTE 2013 media site.