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NECC 2006

For help or additional instructions, please call the registration office at 1.800.280.6218 (U.S. and Canada), or 1.541.346.3537 (8 am–5 pm Pacific Time), or send e-mail to


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What Your Registration Includes
Social Events
Special Rates
Important Dates
Ways to Register
Cancellation Policy
Registration Confirmation
Continuing Education Credits
NECC Publications
Housing Reservations

What Your Registration Includes

  • Exhibit Hall admission (more than 500 companies and 1,300 booths!)
  • Keynote & Spotlight presentations
  • 400+ concurrent and other sessions
  • Newcomers' orientation
  • Student Showcase
  • California Showcase
  • Global Gallery
  • Daily refreshment breaks
  • Shuttle transportation between convention center and most conference hotels
  • Complimentary social events
  • Complimentary Internet/e-mail stations
  • PDA-based resources
  • Closing Session and drawings
  • Commemorative registration tote with embroidered logo

One-day registrants can enjoy all of the above, limited to the day of registration.

Social events for registered attendees

All registered attendees, registered guests, and exhibitor personnel can take part in the Independence Day Opening Reception (Tuesday evening), the Evening Exhibit Hall Reception (Wednesday evening), the Fun Run/Walk (Thursday morning), the Thursday Evening Social, and the Ice Cream Social in the Exhibit Hall (Friday afternoon). The Opening Reception and Thursday Evening Social are open to non-registered family members. Information about more tours and social events available mid-February.


Conference Registration Fees
  Super Early-Bird
Through March 31
Through April 28
After April 28
ISTE/CUE Member $145 $175 $219
General Public
$199 $225 $299
Groups of 10 & ISTE/CUE Member $145 $145 $145
Groups of 10, Not ISTE/CUE Member $199 $199 $199
Guest $ 60 $ 60 $ 60
One-Day $ 95 $105 $125
Full-Time Student $ 95 $ 95 $ 95
Retired Educator $ 95 $ 95 $ 95

Workshop Fees
  Super Early-Bird
Through March 31
Through April 28
After April 28
Half-Day Workshop $90 $90 $99
Full-Day Workshop $180 $180 $199

NECC offers the following special rates:

  • ISTE Members
    The ISTE Member rate is available to all current ISTE members and those joining ISTE at the time of registration.
  • Groups of 10 or more
    Group Members who are also ISTE/CUE members may register at the Super Early-Bird rate of $145 at any time. Other Group Members (General Public) may register at the Super-Early Bird rate of $199 at any time.
  • Guests
    The $60 guest fee (one per attendee) allows entrance into the Exhibit Hall (16 years old and older). Does not include attendance to sessions or workshops.
  • Full-Time Students
    A student rate of $95 for a full registration is available to full-time students who show proof of enrollment at the time of registration. Please provide your student ID number and school name. No one younger than 16 will be admitted to the Exhibit Hall.
  • Retired Educators
    In support of retired educators, NECC is offering a discounted rate of $95 for a full registration.

Important Dates

March 31: Super Early-Bird registration deadline
April 28: Early-Bird registration deadline
June 2: Final confirmations sent by e-mail
June 16: Mail registration closes
June 21: Web, phone, and fax registration closes
June 26:
Conference cancellations accepted in writing through this date.
A $25 fee will apply
July 4–7: Onsite registration open

Ways to Register

NECC offers several ways to register. Print the registration form if you need to register via telephone, fax, or mail method. Please use a separate printed form for each participant.

Registration Form .pdf (176 KB)

  • Web Registration
    Proceed to Register Now!
    Pay by Visa, MasterCard, or Purchase Order (P.O.)
    Online registration available through June 21, 2006.

  • Telephone Registration
    1.800.280.6218 (U.S and Canada)
    or 1.541.346.3537 (8 am–5 pm, M–F Pacific Time)
    Please complete the registration form before calling.
    Pay by Visa, MasterCard, or Purchase Order (P.O.)
    Phone registration is available through June 21, 2006.

  • Fax Registration
    1.541.346.3545 (available 24 hours per day)
    Pay by Visa, MasterCard, or Purchase Order (P.O.)
    Fax registration is available through June 21, 2006.

  • Mail-In Registration
    NECC 2005
    1277 University of Oregon
    Eugene, OR 97403-1277

    Pay by check, money order, traveler's check, Visa, MasterCard, or P.O.
    Postmark by June 16, 2006.

  • Onsite Registration
    San Diego Convention Center
    San Diego, CA, USA
    July 4–7
    Pay by cash, check, money order, traveler's check, Visa, MasterCard, or P.O.

Cancellation Policy
Conference Registration cancellations, will be accepted through June 26, 2006.

Full registration cancellations will be subject to a $25 service fee. After the cancellation deadline, no refunds will be granted for cancelled registrations. If you are unable to attend, you may substitute another individual in your place at no extra charge, but the replacements registration fee will be subject to pricing based on ISTE Membership. NOTE: ISTE Memberships are non-refundable and non-transferable. The approved refunds will be processed following the conference in August 2006.

All cancellations must be submitted in writing; send an e-mail to or fax to 1.541.346.3545.

Registration Confirmation
For all registrants providing e-mail addresses, final confirmations will be sent via e-mail beginning June 2, 2006. Otherwise, postal confirmations will be mailed beginning June 5, 2006.

Continuing Education Credits
Attend NECC 2006 and earn continuing education units while learning from the country's most innovative and successful leaders in educational technology! Details will be posted Spring of 2006.

NECC Publications
Past NECC attendees and NECC 2006 registrants will automatically be mailed our Advance Program by March 2006. If you're not already on those lists and would like to receive an Advance Program, please send an e-mail with your address to .

Housing Reservations
Housing is separate from the Registration process. Please see Housing/Travel for information on how to reserve a hotel room beginning November 3, 2005. Already registered for the conference and still need to reserve your hotel room? Click here to forward your contact information to the online housing reservation system.

For help or additional instructions, please call the Registration Office at 1.800.280.6218 (U.S. & Canada) or 1.541.346.3537 (8 am–5 pm Pacific Time), or send e-mail to .

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Mark your calendar today!
July 5–7, 2006

Those who've attended NECC in the past will notice a change from our usual program:
  • The main conference days will be Wednesday–Friday.
  • Workshops will be held Wednesday–Friday, both days and evenings. A limited number of workshops may be held preconference.
  • The Opening Reception is on the 4th of July! It'll be held at the San Diego Convention Center, a perfect location for viewing numerous fireworks displays over the water — be sure to bring the whole family!
Please keep this schedule in mind as you make your travel and hotel arrangements!

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National Educational Computing Conference • July 5–7, 2006 • San Diego Convention Center