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Full Slate of Keynotes and Sponsors Announced for ISTE 2011 in Philadelphia
Jun 07, 2011 (05:06 PM EDT)


WASHINGTON, June 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Thousands of educators, technology coordinators, administrators, and tech industry reps from around the world are expected to attend the International Society for Technology in Education's 32nd annual conference and exposition June 26 – 29, 2011, at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia. In addition to a full program of nearly 700 sessions, ISTE 2011 includes three inspiring keynotes and the support of more than a dozen tiered sponsors.

The world's premier ed tech event, ISTE's annual conference and exposition typically attracts between 15,000 and 20,000 attendees.

"Unlocking Potential" is the theme of ISTE 2011, which is held in cooperation with the Pennsylvania Association for Educational Communications and Technology (PAECT). Each keynote features a unique perspective on the different ways educators can unlock the potential of their students.  Here is the keynote lineup for ISTE 2011:

  • Dr. John Medina, Sunday, June 26, 5:45–7 pm
    "Brain Rules for Education"
  • Dr. Steven R. Covey with Muriel Summers, Tuesday, June 28, 8:30–9:45 am
    "Mindsets for the 21st Century: Unleashing Leadership Potential in Students"
  • Chris Lehmann, Wednesday, June 29, 2:45—4:15 pm
    "Change Now: The Urgency of School Reform"

"We're very excited about this trio of keynotes," said Leslie Conery, ISTE's deputy CEO and conference chair.  "The entire ISTE 2011 program is designed to help educators unlock their potential and explore new ways of learning and teaching."  

Conery noted that ISTE 2011 has attracted more than a dozen tiered sponsors. "We gratefully acknowledge their support," said Conery. "It strengthens our ability to provide a memorable, quality experience for the thousands of educators joining us in Philadelphia."  Tiered sponsors include:

Tier One
Dell
Promethean
SMART

Tier Two
Adobe Youth Voices
CDW-G
Dymo/Mimio
Mobile Beacon

Tier Three
CTB McGraw-Hill
GlobalScholar
Lego Education
SAFARI Montage
Texas Instruments/DLP
Thinkfinity/Verizon Foundation

Learn more about ISTE 2011 tiered and media sponsors.

About ISTE

ISTE is the premier membership association for educators and education leaders engaged in advancing excellence in learning and teaching through innovative and effective uses of technology. With its affiliate network, ISTE represents more than 100,000 education leaders and emerging leaders throughout the world. www.iste.org.

ISTE is the registered trademark of the International Society for Technology in Education.

SOURCE ISTE