Washington Ed Tech Policy Summit
April 10–11, 2013
During the second term of the Obama Administration and the new 113th Congress, there will be great opportunities for education technology leaders to advocate for digital age learning in our schools. You are invited to join other ed tech leaders from around the country in Washington, DC, on April 10–11, 2013, for the Washington Ed Tech Policy Summit to get a head start on the education technology issues that face Congress and the White House.
This engaging summit will feature a host of bipartisan speakers, presentations, and panels focusing on policy trends under consideration in Washington as well as how these policy trends will affect your school, district, and state. You will also have the opportunity to make your voice heard through scheduled visits to the offices of your representatives and senators.
Location: The event begins at noon on Wednesday April 10, 2013, at the Four Points by Sheraton Washington DC Downtown. Sessions on Thursday, April 11, will be held on Capitol Hill and most scheduled congressional meetings on Capitol Hill should conclude by 4:30 p.m. that afternoon.
Hotel Information: A limited block of rooms will be available at the Four Points by Sheraton Washington DC Downtown, 1201 K ST. NW, Washington, DC 20005, at a standard room rate of $259 (plus taxes and fees). Attendees should request the SIIA group rate. Reservations must be made by March 9, but rooms may sell out prior, so book early. Phone: 1.888.627.8681
For More Information: Contact Whitney Silverman of the Bernstein Strategy Group at email@example.com.
ISTE Advocacy Workshop: You may also be interested in attending ISTE’s ABCs of Advocacy workshop that will be held the morning of April 10, and will focus on advocacy training and state policy.
The summit is presented by the Consortium for School Networking (CoSN), the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE), and the State Educational Technology Directors Association (SETDA) in conjunction with the Software & Information Industry Association’s (SIIA) Ed Tech Government Forum.