2023 Attendee Updates

September Update

Can you believe we're only 82 days away from the 2023 CITE Conference? We can't and we're so excited to see you there! In the months and weeks leading up to the conference, we'll provide information and updates you'll need to know before attending. If you have any questions, you can always reach our team at conference@cite.org

Schedule Shift & Breakout Session Agenda

Our conference schedule has shifted, so please review the new schedule carefully. Some significant changes to note are that the Welcome Reception is on Monday evening, the exhibit hall and raffle will now be on Wednesday, and the conference will end on Thursday evening. We've also added most of the breakout sessions, labs, and workshops to the schedule. We've got a lot of sessions in store for you so we recommend you check them out!

Monday, November 27
  • 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM - Early Badge Pick Up
  • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM - Welcome Reception
Tuesday, November 28
  • 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM - Sessions
  • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM - Lunch
    • Lunch options include sponsored Lunch n Learns, the ticketed DEIB luncheon, or a food truck coupon
  • 1:00 PM - 2:45 PM - General Session & Keynote
    • Keynote Speaker Alex Sheen, because i said i would
  • 3:00 PM - 4:50 PM Sessions
  • 5:00 PM - 7:30 PM - Expo Hall Opening Reception
Wednesday, November 29
  • 7:00 AM - 8:00 AM - Attendee Breakfast
  • 8:00 AM - 8:50 AM - Sessions
  • 8:30 AM - 3:30 PM - Expo Hall
  • 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM - Wednesday General Session & Raffle
Thursday, November 30
  • 7:00 AM - 8:00 AM - Attendee Breakfast
  • 8:00 AM - 11:50 AM - Sessions
  • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM - Lunch
  • 1:00 PM - 2:45 PM - Thursday General Session & Keynote
    • Don't miss LeVar Burton take the stage as this year's Keynote!
  • 3:00 PM - 4:50 PM - Sessions

Complete Session Agenda

Book Your Travel Accommodations Today!

Rooms at the Hyatt and Sheraton are sold out, but don't fret! We have rooms at a few other 

hotels nearby. We recommend booking your rooms ASAP as we will likely s

ell out whatever's remaining. Many of you will be traveling to Sacramento the Monday after Thanksgiving. 

Because this is such a hectic travel time, we recommend booking any transportation now as it will become difficult in the weeks leading up to the conference. 

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Hotel Information

CITE Membership
Full conference registration includes one-year of CITE membership. Please keep in mind this is a manual process for us to update, so it may take some time before your updated membership expiration shows on your CITE account. Also, if you do not already have a CITE account, you will receive a welcome e-mail to setup your account when we begin updating membership expirations. Thanks for your patience as we get your membership setup!

Attendee Events

Outside of breakout sessions and keynotes, the conference has a lot in store for attendees. All activities are free for attendees unless noted otherwise. Learn more about each event below!

Early Badge Pickup, Monday Nov. 27th at 3pm

Get your badge on Monday before the Welcome Reception at early badge pickup. Registration will open on Monday, November 27th at 3pm and be open until the Welcome Reception at 6pm.

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Welcome Reception, Monday, Nov. 27th at 6pm

We're kicking off the Conference in style at our Winter Wonderland themed Welcome Reception! All registrants are invited to attend the Welcome Reception on Monday, November 27 from 6pm - 9pm. We'll have live music, games, activities, and more! Your badge or registration confirmation will be required to attend. 

DEIB Luncheon (paid ticket), Tuesday Nov. 28th at 12pm

We're welcoming Tiffany Martin to facilitate our Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging Lunch where she'll share strategies you can implement in your department and lead discussion amongst attendees. A paid ticket is required for this event. If you did not include the DEIB lunch ticket as part of your registration, please contact conference@cite.org to get this added to your registration. Limited tickets are available. 

Sponsored Lunch-n-Learns, Tuesday, Nov. 28th at 12pm

Several exhibitors will host Lunch-n-Learns that are free for attendees. They will be a first come first served basis and you are required to attend the presentation in order to receive lunch.

Expo Hall Opening Reception, Tuesday Nov. 28th at 5pm

You won't want to miss our opening reception where you'll get to preview our massive expo hall! We'll have approximately 300 exhibitors so you'll need all the time you can get to talk to exhibitors about upcoming projects and find the vendor to provide the best solution for your LEA!

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IT Ninja Warrior, Wednesday, Nov. 29th at 12:30pm

Do you have what it takes to be CITE's next IT Ninja Warrior? Who will be this year's champion? Attendees have the opportunity to participate in our IT obstacle course to prove that they're the best. Not interested in participating? That's okay! You'll be able to watch the action in the expo hall!