FAQs: 2018

All You Need to Know


Question: What are the dates of Patterns of Innovation?

Answer: March 27-28, 2018

Question: Where is the conference located?

Answer: New Technology High School, 920 Yount Street, Napa, CA, 94559 USA

Question: How much does registration cost?

Answer: The registration fee for the two-day Patterns of Innovation conference is $475.00 (Early Bird pricing) through January 31, 2018, then increases to $500.00 on February 1, 2018. This fee includes breakfast and lunch on both days.

Question: Who should attend?

Answer: Educators who work in early learning, beyond school (OST), and K12.

Question: How many attendees are expected?

Answer: 400 education leaders from the United States and abroad.

Question: Who is organizing the conference?

Answer: The Partnership for 21st Century Learning.

Question: What forms of payment can I use for conference registration?

Answer: Credit cards only.

Question: Is the conference likely to sell out?

Answer: Yes

Question: Will there be onsite registration?

Answer: No

Question:  How do I check in?

Answer: We will be holding early checkin at Oxbow Public Market in Napa from 5:00-7:30 p.m. on Monday, March 26. Look for the P21 table and sign. You can also check in either morning of the conference at New Tech HS.

Question: Will there be food at the conference?

Answer: Light breakfast and lunch will be served daily.

Question: Are there scholarships or grants available?

Answer: No

Question: Are you looking for volunteers?

Answer: No

Question: Do I need to bring a laptop or tablet computer to my sessions?

Answer: It is highly recommended that you bring a web-enabled device because all conference content will be available online. No paper.

Question: Can I session hop?

Answer: That is at the discretion of the presenters.

Question: Are there commercial sessions?

Answer: Sessions will be conducted by educators, researchers, non-profits, and for profits.

Question: Can I book travel through the conference website?

Answer: No

Question: Is there a host hotel?

Answer: No, but you can see more details on our travel page.

Question: Are there any hotels within walking distance of the event?

Answer: Yes, most downtown Napa hotels are less than a mile from the event.

Question: Is there a number I can call for more information?

Answer: (202) 312-6429