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ASCD Empower17: The Conference for Every Educator is being held March 25–27, 2017, in Anaheim, California, at the Anaheim Convention Center.
Trying to find something about the conference? Links and explanations about where to find popular conference-related information can be found here, along with the latest conference news.
Empower Daily: Your Online Source for Conference News. Empower Daily is your source for news and information about Empower17 before, during, and after the conference, including schedule changes and featured events.
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Download the Empower17 mobile app! The conference app is now available for Android and iOS devices, and allows you to add sessions to your calendar and view logistics like maps and exhibit hall details.
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Explore the conference planner. The full conference program is now available to view in the online planner. Browse more than 200 sessions to see what Empower17 has to offer you.
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Explore the conference transformation. In a blog post available on Medium, ASCD Executive Director and CEO Deb Delisle explores the transformation of the ASCD Annual Conference to Empower17.
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ASCD Empower17 is on Twitter. Keep up with Empower speakers, session information, and special events by following @ASCDEmpower. It's also a great way to connect with other attendees around the globe before, during, and after the conference.
ASCD's policies and guidelines for all conference attendees can be found on the Conference Policies page.
Information about ASCD Empower17 keynote speakers, session types, topics, the schedule, and ASCD special events can be found under the Program tab on the navigation menu.
Information about registering for ASCD Empower17, including pricing, volunteering, finding potential funding sources, and getting academic credit, can be found under the Registration tab on the navigation menu.
Information about the convention center, including parking fees and driving directions, who's exhibiting in the exhibit hall and the exhibit hall hours, and special services provided on-site can be found under the General Information tab on the navigation menu.
Information and links for booking your hotel and travel, including tips for international travelers, can be found under the Hotel & Travel tab on the navigation menu.
Find information about our host city, Anaheim, California, including non-ASCD events and activities, local dining options, and transportation guidelines, under the Experience Anaheim tab on the navigation menu.
Learn more about ASCD Empower17 sponsors on the Sponsors page.
If you have any questions or are unable to locate specific information about the conference, please contact us.
Send an e-mail: ASCD Empower17 Team
Send a fax: 1-703-575-5400
Register and book your hotel before the hotel cutoff date, March 13, 2017.
Attendees must be 18 years of age or older to attend ASCD Empower17 and the Pre-Conference Institutes.
Special Announcement: ASCD's 2017 General Membership Election closes April 30.
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Empower17 Preview (PDF)
Empower your brand at ASCD Empower17!
Sponsorship opportunities are available.
February 10, 2017
Last day for
Early-Bird Hotel Discounts
March 13, 2017
Last day for
Making Hotel Reservations