Please observe our onsite policies to help ensure everyone has a positive experience.
Important phone numbers
ISTE 2015 Information Booth: 215.418.2050
ISTE 2015 Headquarters: 215.418.2051
Housing Booth: 215.418.2052
Transportation Desk: 215.418.2053
Press Room: 215.418.2054
Credit cards only
Credit cards will be the only form of payment accepted for onsite registration and merchandise sales at ISTE 2015. All major credit cards are accepted. Prepaid and debit cards with the Visa or Mastercard logo are also accepted.
Wi-Fi is available in all convention center meeting rooms and public spaces, excluding the Expo Hall floor and in the Franklin Hall at the Marriott. To maintain Wi-Fi speed, please turn Wi-Fi off when you are not using it and switch off any auto-syncing applications.
Onsite network: iste2015
Give us your feedback
Please use the ISTE 2015 mobile app or program search to provide feedback for individual sessions. Also, be sure to complete the overall ISTE 2015 evaluation, which will arrive via email after the conference. Your insights play a crucial role in planning and improving future ISTE conferences!
The Doctor Is In
Technical difficulties? A team of tech doctors is ready to help with anything from network issues to equipment woes to questions about the ISTE mobile app.
ISTE Central in the Grand Hall
Saturday, noon-6 p.m.
Sunday–Tuesday, 8 a.m.–5 p.m.
Wednesday, 8 a.m.–2:30 p.m.
BYOD Help Desk
Attending a BYOD session or workshop? Stop by the Help Desk to make sure you have the appropriate devices and software to participate. Note that if a BYOD requires a laptop, it may not be possible to participate with a smartphone or tablet.
Visit the program search to confirm equipment and software needs.
Level 1 (near Room 118C).
Monday, 8 a.m.-5:30 p.m.
Tuesday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Wednesday, 8 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
ISTE Central in the Grand Hall
Drop by ISTE Central in the Grand Hall for all your conference needs including:
- ISTE book and merchandise sales
- ISTE membership and year round program info
- The main ISTE 2015 Info Booth (maps, schedules, lost and found, ADA Services)
- Volunteer check in
- The Doctor Is In, tech support
- First aid
- Last-day luggage storage
($3 per item, Wed., 7:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m.)
First aid stations/emergencies
In the event of a medical or security emergency, please contact convention center security immediately by dialing extension 4911 from any house phone located near elevators or 215.418.4911 from a cell phone. Provide a description of the emergency and the location. Remain in the vicinity to answer any questions from
First aid station locations
Expo Hall D
Food services and concession locations
Food services and concessions at the Philadelphia Convention Center (PCC) are available in the Expo Hall during exhibit hours as well as throughout the public areas of the building. You can sample authentic Philly cuisine just steps from the PCC at Reading Terminal Market. The many food options will satisfy both exotic and picky palates.
Presenters’ World provides a dedicated space where presenters gather to collect their thoughts, grab a quick cup of coffee, test their presentation equipment with a sample projection system and store equipment during the day.
Sunday, noon-6 p.m.
Monday-Tuesday, 8 a.m.-6 p.m.
Wednesday, 8 a.m.-2 p.m.
For information on accessible hotel accommodations, please contact Experient customer service at 866.229.2386.
For information on accessible conference transportation, contact Dan L. Potter.
Motorized scooter and wheelchair rentals are available by contacting ScootAround, Inc., toll-free at 888.441.7575 or at firstname.lastname@example.org. Advance reservations are requested. Same-day arrangements are strictly subject to availability.
For sign language interpreters, contact Dan L. Potter.
Parking is available at or near the Pennsylvania Convention Center at your expense. View maps and fee information.
ISTE provides shuttle service between a number of the official conference hotels and the PCC. See the table below for reference. Hotels not listed with a shuttle route are within a short walk of the PCC. Transit time for most hotel shuttle routes is about 20 minutes; it is about 40-50 minutes for Route 6. Please plan accordingly as transit times may differ due to unforeseen traffic conditions. The shuttle schedule is subject to revisions. Please visit the ISTE 2015 Information Booth for the most up-to-date schedule.
12th St. entrance
Saturday, 6:30 a.m. – 6:15 p.m.
Sunday, 6:30 a.m.-9:30 p.m.
Monday, 6:30 a.m.-7:45 p.m.
Tuesday, 6:30 a.m.-7:45 p.m.
Wednesday, 6:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Make yourself comfortable!
The ISTE conference can be exciting, thought-provoking and stimulating. In fact, sometimes it can be overstimulating. If you need a calm space away from the crowds or just a relaxing location to work, visit one of the following spaces designed with your comfort in mind.
Recharge your body and mind — not to mention your devices — at any one of the oasis spaces located throughout the PCC. Visit an oasis to relax, hydrate, power up or just take a breather.
Gather your thoughts and stay centered in a dedicated quiet room. Please, no phone calls, chatting or other noise-producing activities.
ISTE supports its littlest learners! A nursing mother’s room is available for attendees’ use.
Podcasters and videographers: Tired of crowd noise in the background of your audio recordings? Use this room as a dedicated, noise-free interview space.