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EdTech Corporate Conferences

Chris on Leadership

Reminders this week that ISTE is not the only – or even the largest – over-stuffed, vendor-centric, edtech conference in the world.

Over in London, the BETT UK Show (formerly the British Educational Training and Technology Show) is wrapping up their four-day run. In the past they’ve attracted more than 30,000 attendees but it’s hard to tell what’s happening this year since very few of my European contacts are still posting on social media.

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It’s that time of year again. The last week in June is traditionally when ISTE holds their huge edtech conference, the 2023 edition of which wrapped up just a few days ago.

For most of this century I would be in the middle of the event, especially in a year like this one when everything was happening in Philadelphia. After all, that city is only a three-hour drive up I-95. Less than half that on the train.

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Questions On This Combo

What should we forget?

A few more random thoughts on the merger of ISTE and ASCD. Actually, more questions than actual thoughts.

The plan to combine the two professional organizations was announced in September and consummated a couple of weeks ago following votes by both boards and the membership of ASCD. I guess ISTE’s bylaws didn’t require getting permission from our side.

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