ESTECH/EDUCON Frequently Asked Questions

Is the registration fee higher for ESTECH/EDUCON 2020 since the two conferences are combining? 

No, the registration options and fees will remain the same as the original ESTECH 2020 rates.


Has the conference programming changed and when will it be finalized? 

The combined conference will follow the programming originally scheduled for ESTECH 2020 in April. The program is available now but the schedule is subject to change. Technical training courses originally scheduled for EDUCON this fall will be scheduled for another time - details to be shared when dates are confirmed.


I have a schedule conflict with the new conference date. Will I receive a refund for my conference registration and hotel reservation? 

IEST will issue a full refund to individuals who registered for ESTECH 2020 before March 30, 2020, but who are no longer able to attend due to the date change. For refund requests please contact Mara Douvris at


What should I do if I made hotel reservations for April 2020, when ESTECH 2020 was originally scheduled?

All hotel reservations in the original April room block were canceled and refunds issued. If you made your hotel reservation outside the room block, you will need to contact the hotel directly to cancel your room. The phone number is (651) 292-1900.