Future of Education Technology Conference Reveals Largest-Ever Expo Hall Details

The FETC Expo Hall will give attendees the opportunity to get up close and hands-on with the most innovative technologies, applications and services available in ed tech today.

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. – December 13, 2022 – The Future of Education Technology® Conference (FETC®), an intensive, highly collaborative exploration of new technologies, best practices and pressing issues, announced details of the booming Expo Hall for the in-person event taking place January 23 – 26 at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans.

The expansive Expo Hall will host more than 400 leading solution providers and give attendees the opportunity to view innovative ed tech tools in-person and get hands-on with products they didn’t even realize existed. It will also feature six tailored theaters that will offer sessions by real-world practitioners and ed tech company leaders. Theaters include:

  • Esports Theater: Presentations and product demonstrations in this theater will provide guidance on operating an Esports program, including player eligibility, equipment needs, team organization, paths to graduation and scholarship opportunities.
  • Information Technology Theater: Designed specifically for information technology leaders and professionals, this theater will host sessions on LAN, WAN and wireless technologies; cybersecurity infrastructure best practices; G-Suite administration; and the leading technologies in monitoring, trending and forecasting. 
  • Pitchfest Theater: This brand-new theater will host FETC’s annual Pitchfest Competition and give attendees the opportunity to hear from innovative ed tech startups on how their technologies will make a positive impact in education.
  • STEM Theater: This theater will give educational leaders and professionals hands-on demonstrations, a range of exhibitors to meet with and engaging products for schools to enhance their STEM programs.
  • Technology Discovery Theater: This theater will give attendees the opportunity to explore emerging education products and learn about how they work through live product demonstrations highlighting new features, flexible user experiences and updated technical architectures reinventing the future for education.
  • Thought Leadership Theater: District, state and school-level leaders will get timely, topical, practical content focused on policy, pedagogy, wellness and school management in sessions lead by nationally recognized district administrators.

In addition, the Expo Hall will include the Startup Pavilion, where attendees will discover emerging companies and demo original products, as well as the Esports Gaming Arena where attendees will be able to experience the action of Esports live on the FETC Expo floor. Attendees will also be able to “Meet the Authors” of best-selling education technology books, get their books signed, and ask the authors questions on hot topics.

“The FETC Expo Hall provides various opportunities to continue learning about the very latest products, solutions to challenges districts are facing and a chance to interact hands-on with products, devices and apps to see them in action,” said Jennifer Womble, Conference Chair for the Future of Education Technology Conference. “The high-quality content in the theaters allows attendees to earn CEUs for their theater participation on the Expo Hall. Whether taking a deep dive into the products they already have and getting timely updates and strategies to maximize edtech tools or discovering new products that can impact teaching and learning, the Expo Hall offers a multitude of must-attend events for everyone in education”.

The FETC program will feature more than 400 sessions and workshops in 5 distinct tracks: Future of Ed Tech Administrator, Future of Ed Tech Coach, Future of Ed Tech Educator, Future of Ed Tech Information Technology and Future of Ed Tech Library Media Specialist. FETC will kick off with best-selling author and one of the world’s leading technology futurists, Daniel Burrus, and include a STEM Keynote from mathematician, technologist and CEO of Stemettes, Dr. Anne-Marie Imafidon. Attendee favorite Tech Share LIVE will also return to the 2023 event featuring education technology visionaries Adam Bellow, Hall Davidson, Leslie Fisher and Kathy Schrock.

Registration for the 2023 Future of Education Technology Conference is open. Professionals can receive Early Bird Savings of $100.00 off the on-site rate when they register by December 15, 2022. For more information, visit www.FETC.org.


About the Future of Education Technology® Conference (FETC®)

The Future of Education Technology® Conference (FETC®) annually attracts thousands of education and technology leaders for an intensive, highly collaborative exploration of new technologies, best practices and pressing issues. With a variety of sessions at every level tailored to the needs of each role in the digital transformation, FETC is known as one of the nation’s premier K-12 education technology events for teams. FETC provides school and district administrators, classroom teachers, IT professionals, curriculum and media specialists, coaches and other educators with roles or interest in ed tech, the opportunity to explore the most effective ways to integrate technology across their curriculum. FETC offers a balanced blend of administrative, instructional and technical content through hundreds of sessions, intensive workshops, hands-on demonstrations of the newest products and more. Visit www.FETC.org for more details.