Frequently Asked Questions Regarding Campus Technology
What is Campus Technology 2009?
As one of higher education’s most trusted providers of information on education technology, Campus Technology conferences provide attendees with the opportunity learn about and master the cutting-edge technologies that drive student achievement both in and out of the classroom. Campus Technology conferences are the companion live events to the award-winning Campus Technology magazine, the only monthly publication focusing exclusively on the use of technology across all areas of higher education. Campus Technology’s standard of excellence is demonstrated by the high quality and commitment of the speakers it presents, along with an exhibit hall that features the latest in education technology products and services.
When is Campus Technology 2009?
Campus Technology 2009 takes place July 27 – 30, 2009.
Where is Campus Technology 2009?
Campus Technology 2009 will be held at the Westin Boston Waterfront Hotel and the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center in Boston, MA.
Where can I find information about Sponsorship opportunities?
If you are interested in Sponsorship Opportunities at Campus Technology 2009, please contact our event sales managers:
Stephanie Chiavaras: 508.532.1424 (companies A – K)
Patrick Gallagher: 508.634.3525 (companies L –Z)
Additional information is available on the “Become an Exhibitor” page of this website.
ADA Compliance and Special Meal Restrictions
If you have a specific allergy(s) or are a vegetarian and require modifications to the general lunch, please contact Sara Ross at firstname.lastname@example.org or at 1.972.506.9027. The Westin Boston Waterfront is ADA compliant.
What meals are included with registration?
Coffee and tea service will be available before sessions begin in the morning. For all paid attendees, lunch is provided Monday - Wednesday. Please check your conference hotel’s list of dining options for information on meals not included in your registration package.
How can I find out about leisure activities near the conference site in Boston?
The Westin Boston Waterfront Hotel and the BCEC are located less than three miles from Logan International Airport, making a convenient base for exploring the city on foot, via cab, water taxi or by T train. The Westin Boston Waterfront is within walking distance of the New England Aquarium, the Boston Children’s Museum, the Boston Design Center, and the Bank of America Pavilion for music lovers. The hotel is also just minutes from the city’s famous Financial District, the Back Bay, North and South Ends, Faneuil Hall Marketplace and Fenway Park, home of the Boston Red Sox. For more information see the Hotel and Travel section of this website.
How can I get from the airport to the hotel?
The Westin Boston Waterfront is located three miles from Boston’s Logan International Airport. Transportation from the airport will need to be arranged via taxi, rental car or the MBTA Silver Line rapid bus system, which stops near the hotel (five- or 10-minute walk). For rental car information and discounts, see the Hotel & Travel section of this website.
Estimated one-way taxi fare from Logan Airport is $30-$40. If you travel via the Silver Line rapid bus system, you will exit at the World Trade Center stop.
I am Driving to the conference. Will there be parking available?
Driving directions to the BCEC and adjacent parking areas can be found on the convention center's website.
For a map of the BCEC's surrounding area click here.
How can I network with peers who have similar interests
Campus Technology 2009 offers many opportunities for peer-to-peer networking and conversation. These opportunities include the Exhibit Hall opening reception, as well as coffee breaks and other informal networking opportunities that will allow you to learn and share in smaller group settings. Our Roundtable Lunches, held on Tuesday and Wednesday, allow you to network with other conference attendees and speakers who share your professional interests. Choose a topic table and take part in a lively lunchtime discussion. These Roundtable Lunches are an excellent way to meet face-to- face with others working on the same projects and concepts.
Be a part of pre-conference networking my checking the "Attendee Networking" box when you register. Prior to the conference you will have an opportunity to introduce yourself to other attendees and arrange to meet for lunch, line, or other break times to network.
Where can I request a receipt?
You will receive an official receipt on your badge when you check in at the conference. However, if you need a receipt before you arrive, you may request one by writing to email@example.com or by calling the registration office at 1.800.280.6218. Receipts are processed weekly.
Where can I obtain your federal tax ID information for my accounting department?
Our federal tax ID number is 20-4583700.
Do you accept Purchase Orders?
If you would like to use a Purchase Order to register, you may either input the information into the online registration form or fax the PO form with your registration to 1.541.346.3545.
How can I make changes to my registration?
You can make changes to your registration by using your confirmation code to access your registration record and make changes. You may also request changes to your registration by writing to firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at 1.800.280.6218 or by faxing your request to 1.541.346.3545.
What if I need to cancel my registration?
A 100% refund less a $50 processing fee will be given for all cancellations requested by June 26, 2009. After June 26, no refunds will be given; however, all registrations are transferable to colleagues and associates with written authorization from the original registrant.
If I cancel my conference registration will my hotel room be cancelled as well?
No, these are handled separately. You will need to call your conference hotel directly. See your hotel reservation confirmation for additional information and telephone numbers.
Will I receive confirmation of my registration?
Yes, if you include your e-mail address you will receive an e-mail acknowledging your conference registration. A formal confirmation will be sent to you approximately four weeks prior to the event.
Is there a separate charge to attend the exhibits?
Admittance to the Exhibit Hall is part of your paid registration package. Qualified parties that are not registered for the conference but wish to visit the Exhibit Hall can purchase a one-day "Expo Only" pass for $50 by calling 1.800.280.6218. The Exhibit Hall is not open to the general public.
Will there be printers available for attendee use?
No, printers are not provided for use by attendees. However most conference hotels, including the Westin, have a business center with support services for your business needs.
Can I connect my laptop to the Internet from the conference?
Yes. Wireless access will be available at the event. Please bring your wireless network card with you. However, please note that the signal may not reach all rooms and locations where the conference is being held. The access point will be located in a general area to provide the best access to all attendees. Technical support is not available to assist you in troubleshooting your wireless access card.
Are there modem lines available for me to dial to my local ISP or wireless access?
No, modem lines will not be available to attendees at the conference. You can use the line in your room to connect to your ISP.