1703 North Beauregard St.
Alexandria, VA 22311-1714
Tel: 1-800-933-ASCD (2723)
8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. eastern time, Monday through Friday
Local to the D.C. area: 1-703-578-9600
Toll-free from U.S. and Canada: 1-800-933-ASCD (2723)
All other countries: (International Access Code) + 1-703-578-9600
Registration hours | IT Help Desk | Luggage and coat check | Hospitality Desk
Hotel and Travel Desk | ADA assistance | Wheelchairs | Proof of attendance
Services on-site at ASCD Empower18 are listed here and will be added to as more information from the convention center becomes available. Please contact us if you are unable to find information about the services you need.
ASCD on-site registration will be located in the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center.
In the registration area, you can pick up your name badge, program book, and conference tote bag.
Remember that your name badge is required for admittance to ASCD Empower18 sessions, the Exhibit Show, and shuttle buses.
To reduce line waiting times in the registration area, we encourage conference participants to follow the name badge procedure.
Conference presenters, sponsors, exhibitors, ASCD Board members, and members of the press may receive alternative instructions from ASCD for picking up their name badges.
Wednesday, March 21
7:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
Thursday, March 22
7:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m..
Friday, March 23
7:00 a.m.–7:00 p.m.
Saturday, March 24
7:00 a.m.–5:30 p.m.
Sunday, March 25
Monday, March 26
7:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m.
*Subject to change
In the ASCD registration area, we also offer the following services:
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Having technology challenges? Whether you've forgotten your password; are having trouble with the app or a device; or need help accessing handouts, using our technology, or getting online, we are here to help.
Stop by the IT help desk in the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center, in the ASCD registration area.
You can check your coat and luggage in the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center.
Check back closer to the conference for hours and prices.
Members of the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center will be on-site to provide participants with brochures and answer questions about the city, restaurants, and other attractions.
They can be found in the ASCD registration area in the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center.
Find more information about activities and dining in the Experience Boston menu tab.
Members of our hotel and travel partners will be on-site to provide assistance with hotel and travel issues. They can be found in the ASCD registration area in the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center.
Find more information and contact information for our hotel and travel partners in the Hotel and Travel menu tab.
ASCD works to provide an accessible conference for all attendees and believes that persons with disabilities should be given the opportunity to participate and interact to the fullest extent possible.
All general sessions will be translated for deaf and hearing-impaired participants.
Attendees requesting ADA assistance should contact the ASCD Service Center:
Check back closer to the conference for information about wheelchair rentals.
Academic credit, certificate, and attendance tracking information is available to attendees by e-mail after the conference. Certain restrictions apply.
Bring your team and save when you register as a group!
Attendees must be 18 years of age or older to attend ASCD Empower18 and the Pre-Conference Institutes.
Download Empower18 App
Online Conference Planner
Shuttle Bus Information (PDF)
Empower18 Preview (PDF)
Thank you, ASCD Empower18 sponsors!
Sponsorship opportunities for 2019 are available.
See all ASCD Empower18 sponsors
December 31, 2017
Last day for
Early-Bird Hotel Discounts
February 15, 2018
Last day for
February 27, 2018
Last day for
Making Hotel Reservations