The Wireless Ed Tech Conference

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Hotel & Travel Information

The deadline to book your hotel room at the special conference rate has passed. Please check the following hotels for availability for your stay for Wireless EdTech. Hotels are listed in order of proximity to the conference location, and the name of the hotel links to online reservations.

Fairmont Chicago Millennium Park
200 North Columbus Drive
Chicago, IL 60601

Reservations: 312-565-8000

Radisson Blu Aqua Hotel Chicago
221 North Columbus Drive
Chicago, IL 60601

Reservations: 312-565-5258

Swissotel Chicago
323 East Wacker Drive
Chicago, IL 60601

Reservations:  312-565-0565

Hyatt Regency Chicago
151 East Wacker Drive
Chicago, IL 60601

Reservations: 312-565-1234


Complete Conference & Hotel Package

If you select the Complete Conference & Hotel Package when registering, a hotel room at the Fairmont will be reserved for you. Please email sross@1105media.com with any questions or special requests.

Air Travel Discounts

American Airlines is offering discounts to Wireless EdTech attendees for travel to Chicago between October 4 and October 12, 2013. Mileage members can receive credit for all American miles flown to attend this conference. To take advantage of these discounts, please call toll-free, or have your travel agent call: American Airlines: 1.800.433.1790, reference number #47H3AM. To book your discounted ticket online go to www.aa.com and use the discount reference number above as the aa.com promotion code.

Car Rental Discounts

Avis Rent-a-Car is offering a discount on car rental for Wireless EdTech attendees. To receive the discounted rates, call Avis at 1.800.331.1600 and use the Avis Worldwide Discount (AWD) number D005872, or follow the link below to make your reservation online.


  • Titanium Sponsor: Wireless Reach from Qualcomm
  • Platinum Sponsor: The Wireless Foundation
  • Silver Sponsor: Kajeet- smart solutions for kids
  • Silver Sponsor: Ruckus- Simply Better Wireless

Keynote Speakers

Karen Cator

Karen Cator is President and CEO of Digital Promise. From 2009-2013, Karen was Director of the Office of Educational Technology at the U.S. Department of Education, where she led the development of the 2010 National Education Technology Plan and focused the Office’s efforts on teacher and leader support. Read more...

Robbie Melton

Robbie Melton

As TBR’s Associate Vice Chancellor of eLearning and Emerging Mobilization Technology, Melton’s innovative and ground-breaking work touches the daily lives of more than two hundred thousand students and educators served by Tennesee’s statewide education system. Read more...