What is new with EDUCON this year?
EDUCON 2021 is a hybrid event this year. Training classes will be offered both in-person and online. Many Working Groups will also be meeting in-person this year to go over IEST Recommended Practice updates. 

Will courses be recorded to access later? 
Yes. You will receive an email after the conference when they are available.

Is there an attendee code of conduct? 
Yes, we have a Code of Conduct for our meetings and specific information for virtual meetings. Please read the IEST Virtual Meetings and Training Code of Conduct to ensure the best experience for all attendees. 

Is there a dress code? 
No, but please make sure what you wear is appropriate and comfortable.

Can I follow the conference on social media?
Yes. The official event hashtag is #EDUCON22. Use it to follow what attendees are saying and share top takeaways with other professionals. Tag IEST using our respective handles: @IEST_standards for Twitter; @iest_standards for Instagram; and @InstituteofEnvironmentalScienceIEST for Facebook and LinkedIn.

Is the Working Group Summit in-person or virtual? 
The Working Group Summit on Tuesday will be in person.

What are the registration cancellation policies?
Visit the IEST EDUCON Registration Information page for cancellation policies, including details on transfers and refunds.

What is the time zone for the virtual classes? 
All meeting times are listed in Central Time.

What virtual platform will EDUCON 2022 use and how do I receive the system requirements?
The conference will be hosted on the Webex platform. When you join an event you can either download the Webex app or join through your browser. You can also go to iest.webex.com and enter the meeting number that will be displayed on the event webpage. To view more details on how to join one of the events please click here. During our events you are encouraged to use your webcam to participate in open networking before each session begins. To view the system requirements for your computer click here.

When will I have access to the virtual meeting event platform and how will I receive access to the training courses I registered for?
You will receive an email from IEST the week before with all the necessary information. The week before classes start, training course participants will receive an email from Webex with a link to access the classes for which you have registered. You will also receive an email directly from IEST with directions and the same information.

How will I receive my course materials for the training courses I registered for?

The week before classes start you will receive an email from IEST with a PDF of the course material. If there are any technical documents associated with your class, you will receive an email from Techstreet to access and download those documents. You will need to create a username and password on the Techstreet IEST Bookstore webpage to access the documents. Please make sure to use the same email as the email that you used to register for the class.

Have additional questions? 
Contact us at information@iest.org or 847-981-0100.