FETC 2009: Registration Open for Flagship Ed-Tech Conference

Vibrant Programming Attracts Educators from All 50 States

Chatsworth, CA, November 7, 2008 – FETC 2009, one of the largest conferences in the nation devoted entirely to educational technology, opens at the Orange County Convention Center, in Orlando, FL, on January 21, 2009. The conference, which runs through January 24, provides K-12 educators and administrators an unparalleled opportunity to explore technologies across the curriculum, while increasing their familiarity with the latest hardware, software and successful strategies on technology use.

Registration has been brisk thanks to the robust conference programming and scope of the exhibit hall. Known as one of the most comprehensive and progressive ed-tech conferences in the country, this year's conference will present more than 200 concurrent sessions and 70-plus ticketed workshops focusing on hot-topic areas such as: digital content, future and emerging technologies, teaching and learning, administration and accountability.

Dynamic speakers, exhibitors and events round out the programming, beginning with the Opening Keynote on January 22. Philippe Cousteau, Chief Ocean Correspondent for Animal Planet, will address the importance of reaching beyond classroom walls in the pursuit of educational excellence. Cousteau, president of EarthEcho International and grandson of the legendary Captain Jacques-Yves Cousteau, produces several projects, including radio adventures for Public Radio International's "Living on Earth."

The Exhibit Hall at FETC, a dedicated educators' marketplace, enables attendees to see and purchase the latest innovations in classroom technology from 500 companies, including education and technology powerhouses Discovery Education, Pearson, Promethean and SMART. This hands-on, interactive environment is a key component of the FETC experience, allowing attendees access to the cutting-edge software and hardware that is shaping and reshaping today's educational landscape.

For more information on FETC 2009, including a detailed list of sessions, exhibitors, ticketed workshops and registration information, visit http://www.fetc.org/.


FETC, a division of the 1105 Media Education Group, is owned by 1105 Media, Inc., a leading provider of integrated information and media in targeted business-to-business markets.

About the 1105 Media Education Group
The 1105 Education Group includes T.H.E. Journal, Campus Technology and Education Channel Partner publications and their respective online offerings; EducationPlaza, a state-specific marketplace for products and services; EduHound, an online resource for teachers and classrooms; and live events for both the K-12 and higher education markets, including FETC, the Innovative Learning Conference, the annual Campus Technology conference, and the Congress on the Future of Content.

Contact: Kay Heitzman
(818) 734-1520
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