Onsite information

Wi-Fi access

Wi-Fi is provided in all convention center meeting rooms and public spaces, excluding the expo hall floor. It’s also available in designated session rooms at the Hyatt Regency McCormick Place.

Share the grid

ISTE invests tremendously in the onsite internet and power services, and our goal is to provide a positive experience for everyone at ISTE 2018. You can help by being mindful of your bandwidth usage and avoiding large downloads or streaming while onsite.

Hours of operation

ISTE Central
Saturday, 10 a.m.–5 p.m.
Sunday, 8 a.m.–6 p.m.
Monday–Tuesday, 7 a.m.–6 p.m.
Wednesday, 7:30 a.m.–3:30 p.m.

Expo hall
Monday, 9:30 a.m.–5:30 p.m.
Tuesday, 9:30 a.m.–5 p.m.
Wednesday, 9:30 a.m.–2:30 p.m.

Presenters’ World
Sunday, noon–6 p.m.
Monday–Tuesday, 8 a.m.–6 p.m.
Wednesday, 8 a.m.–2 p.m.

Press room
Saturday, 7 a.m.–6 p.m.
Sunday, 7 a.m.–7 p.m.
Monday–Tuesday, 7 a.m.–6 p.m.
Wednesday, 7:30 a.m.–3 p.m.

Coat and bag check
Saturday, 8 a.m.–6 p.m.
Sunday, 8 a.m.–9 p.m.
Monday–Tuesday, 8 a.m.–7 p.m.
Wednesday, 7:30 a.m.–5 p.m.
$3 per item checked

Morning refreshments

Join us in the expo hall Monday and Tuesday at 9:45 a.m. for a continental breakfast, and Wednesday at 11 a.m. for a light snack.

Thank you, ISTE 2018 silver sponsors BrainPOP and Unity for your support of Monday’s breakfast!

Thanks to ISTE media partners for Tuesday’s breakfast:
Converge, Edweek, EdSurge, eSchoolNews, Mindshare, School Library Journal, SmartBrief and Tech & Learning


In the event of an emergency (security issue, medical problem, anything that seems unsafe), please report immediately to convention center security. Courtesy phones are located throughout the convention center. Instructions with phone numbers are provided near each phone.

First aid locations

Level 1, Main Information Lobby by coat and bag check
Level 3, near registration