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CUE 2016 National Conference is Sold-Out

 


About CUE 2016
CUE, Inc. is a professional organization of educators that supports the use of technology in education. For over 35 years, technology-using educators have been meeting at the CUE Conferences to advance student achievement at all levels of education and to address the use of Education Technology in instruction, administration, curriculum and management. 

 

Who Should Attend?


Educators, technology coordinators, TOSAs, administrators and those who are looking to see how technology can support student achievement. Many sessions and exhibits will be of special value to those involved in Title I, School Improvement Program, Data and Assessment, Future Ready, English Language Development (ELD), Special Needs, and GATE.

 

Conference Location


The Palm Springs Convention Center (277 N. Avenida Caballeros) adjoining  the Renaissance Palm Springs Hotel at Convention Center, Hilton Hotel (400 East Tahquitz Canyon Way), Hard Rock Hotel (150 South Indian Canyon Dr. Palm Springs CA 92262) and the Hyatt Hotel (285 North Palm Canyon Drive Palm Springs CA 92262). The Convention Center can be reached easily from the Los Angeles area by taking I-10 to Hwy 111 and continuing straight until you reach Tahquitz Canyon Way. The Palm Springs Airport is located at the east end of Tahquitz Canyon Way.  
Travel information to CUE 2016 click here.

 

What comes with your CUE 2016 National Conference Registration?


Your CUE Full Conference registration includes the Welcome Session Keynote, General Session Keynote and Closing Session Keynotes, over 300 speaker presentations, CUE Tips, Poster Sessions, the Diverse Learners Symposium, the Information Literacy Summit, Student-Powered Showcase, STEAMpunk playground and 100,000 square feet of vendor displays with the latest in educational technology on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, March 17-19, 2016. For additional fees, you can attend
 one or more Academies and/or Rock Star Jam Sessions. 


Saturday-only Conference Registration includes Closing Session Keynote, over 75 speaker presentations, CUE Tips, the Diverse Learners Symposium, the Information Literacy Summit, Student-Powered Showcase and 100,000 square feet of vendor displays. For an additional fee, you can attend one or more Academies and/or Rock Star Jam Sessions.

Three Ways to Register

ONLINE
Early bird DEADLINE Decebmer 1, 2015.
Pre-Registration DEADLINE February 25, 2016.  
LATE registration pricing is available February 26, 2016
You can join CUE or renew your membership and register for the conference with a Mastercard or Visa only.  Your registration is complete ONLY when you have received a confirmation on the screen with a barcode for badge pickup. Then you will receive an email from CUE. If you do not receive an email confirmation from CUE please contact the CUE office at 925/478-3460.  


MAIL - NOT AVAILABLE NOW, it is passed the deadline

DEADLINE February 18, 2016 for mailed in registration. Postmarked by Feb. 18. Print the registration form for each attendee. You must include payment (by check, Visa or MasterCard) with your form. We do not accept purchase orders and will return any forms that are submitted this way.
Please send registration form and payment to:

CUE, Inc.
877 Ygnacio Valley Rd., Ste 200
Walnut Creek, CA 94596


In order to be eligible for mail-in registration your registration form must be postmarked by February 18, 2016. Any mail received in the CUE office after this postmark date will be charged late registration pricing. It is the obligation of the school or district to notify its teachers if their registration form was mailed too late (see late registration instructions). You will receive an email from CUE once your registration is processed with your barcode for badge pickup.  If you do not receive an email confirmation from CUE please contact the CUE office at 925/478-3460.  

 

FAX 

DEADLINE February 25, 2016 for faxed in registration. Registration FormYou must include payment (by Visa or Mastercard) with your form. Faxed registrations are accepted for credit card purchases only. The fax registration deadline is February 25, 2016 at 5:00 pm (PST). Fax number: (925) 934-6799. Faxes received after February 25 will be charged the late registration rate. You will receive an email from CUE once your registration is processed with a barcode for badge pickup. If you do not receive an email confirmation from CUE please contact the CUE office at 925/478-3460.  


Confirmation  Registrants will receive an individual email identifying the items for which they have confirmed reservations. The confirmation will have a badge barcode that you need for badge pickup. You can print the email or use your device on-site to scan the barcode. Contact the CUE Office if you do not receive a confirmation email notice by February 25, 2016. These emails may be blocked as spam. Please whitelist "confirm@cue.org" as a sender to avoid missing this email. 

National Conference Registration Fees

Membership
You must be a current member at the time of the conference to qualify for the current membership rate. To confirm yours, log in. Your membership expiration date appears in the top right box.  If your membership expiration is March 31, 2016 or later, you are a current member. If it is not, you must pay the New/Renewing Member or Non-Member fee.  You may also contact the CUE office to locate your membership expiration date at 925/478-3460 or e-mail cueinc(at)cue.org.

Early Bird Registration
Rates good until Dec. 1, 2015  Full Conference only.  For Saturday only rates please see under "Pre-Registration."
 
  Full Conference
current CUE member (as of 3/31/16) $200
new/renewing CUE member $240
non-member $270


Pre-Registration
Rates good from December 2, 2015 to February 18, 2016 (post-marked) and February 25, 2016 (online or fax with credit card). 
 Any registrations received after February 25, 2016 will be processed with the late registration rate.

 
  Full Conference Saturday Only
current CUE member (as of 3/31/16) $250 $150
new/renewing CUE member $290 $190
non-member $320 $220

Late Registration
Rates good after pre-registration, February 26, 2016 until sold-out.  Late registration is availabe after the pre-registration deadline. It's avaialable online if paying by credit card (Visa/MasterCard).

  Full Conference Saturday Only
current CUE member (as of 3/31/16) $300 $200
new/renewing CUE member $340 $240
non-member $370 $270
 
Badge Pickup
Badge pickup is available during the following dates & times in the Lobby, Palm Springs Convention Center: Please make sure to have your badge barcode from your confirmation for badge pickup. If you forget your barcode you can pick up your badge with your name and/or email.
  • Wednesday, March 16: 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • Thursday, March 17: 7:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Friday, March 18: 7:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Saturday, March 19: 7:30 am - 12:00 pm




Discounts (not available on-site)
Group Discounts 
Don't forget that groups of 10 or more teachers from the same district on the same check or credit card qualify for a group discount. There are no group discounts for late or online registrations. You must register by mail or fax to be eligible for group discounts:

10-24 registrants $10 discount/ registrant

25-49 registrants $15 discount/registrant

50-99 registrants $20 discount/registrant

100+ registrants $30 discount/registrant

In order to be considered for a group discount, all materials must be submitted together including:

  • A separate conference preregistration form for each attendee with the proper discount group checked on each form.
  • One check (or credit card number) for the total amount due for all attendees (including membership fees).
  • Each registrant will receive their own email confirmation.
  • Can not combine other discounts (5 Teachers, Admin Free) with Group Discount.

If you have questions regarding membership status, call the CUE office to verify prior to submitting your materials. This is not available with the Register 5 Teachers, Administrator or School Board Member is Free or Student Discount. GROUP DISCOUNTS AVAILABLE ONLY WITH PRE-REGISTRATION MAILED OR FAXED TO THE CUE OFFICE. NOT AVAILABLE WITH LATE OR ON-SITE REGISTRATION.


Register 5 Teachers, Administrator or School Board Member is Free!
Sign-up five teachers from the same school or district and your Administrator or School Board Member attends for free.* Simply turn in 6 registration forms together, include payment for the five teachers, and check off the "Teachers Registered, Administrator is Free" box on the conference registration form for the administrator. Not available online. You must fax or mail all 6 registrations together. This is not available with group discounts.

* Free registration and membership included. Academies are not included and must be paid separately. This is not available with group discounts. GROUP DISCOUNTS AVAILABLE ONLY WITH PRE-REGISTRATION MAILED OR FAXED TO THE CUE OFFICE. NOT AVAILABLE WITH LATE OR ON-SITE REGISTRATION.

 

For All Student Discounts: Must be 16 or older. Students must attach a copy of a current class schedule to verify full-time status of 6 semester or 9 quarter units before you purchase membership/registration. No exceptions.


One-Day Only Exhibit Hall Tickets


Available by online or on-site registration only; fee is $40. Your ticket can be used for a spouse, student, or any teacher or administrator that would like to visit the Exhibit Hall, but who are unable to attend sessions. You will be issued a ticket color coded for a specific day. Valid for exhibit hall only. Children 16 and younger are not allowed into the exhibit hall.


Refund/Transfer Policy

Refund/transfer requests must be submitted in writing or via email (ajenkins@cue.org) by February 25, 2016: 
CUE, Inc., 
877 Ygnacio Valley Road, Suite 200
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
After February 25, 2016 refund/transfer requests are not available.

Conference activities requiring pre-registration such as academies/workshops are not refundable. CUE will retain the $40 membership fee, and a $50 data processing fee on all refund/transfer requests made by December 1, 2015. After December 1, 2015, CUE will retain the $40 Membership and a $75 data processing fee on all refund/transfer requests. No refunds will be issued for amounts under $30. No refund/transfer requests will be honored after Februrary 25, 2016.


Please note:
  • All refunds will be made to the registrant whose name appears on the registration form, regardless of who paid the fees.
  • All refunds are issued in the form of a check. We do not apply refundsto credit cards.
  • Please allow 4-6 weeks for the refund check to arrive. 
  • Refund/transfer requests postmarked after February 25, 2016 will not behonored.
  • Refund/transfer requests will not be processed on-site at the conference.
  • No refunds for Academies/Workshops.
  • Deadline to request refunds/transfers in writing is Feb. 25, 2016.After Feb. 25, 2016, refunds/transfers will not be honored.

Special Needs
To help us plan for special services, individuals with disabilities are requested to contact CUE, Inc. by January 15, 2016.  Please call Grace Collins at 925/478-7309 or gcollins(at)cue.org.