To be announced
Breakout sessions on topics relevant to projects.
Meet and network with team members from other science education projects around the country.
Present a poster on your project.
Explore Games, Apps and Technology-Based Educational Materials during the Thursday reception.
See more information in the FAQ below.
If you have an idea for a breakout session, but would like assistance in identifying other potential presenters, please contact Louisa Stark
All NIH-funded science education projects are strongly encouraged to present a poster at the conference. Anyone else may also present a poster.
A poster provides an opportunity for you to share your project with other Conference attendees.
All sessions will meet in Independence Ballroom A (Independence Level), unless otherwise noted. Breakout session rooms are on the same level.
The registration fee covers:
Yes, you need to book your own lodging; this is NOT covered by the registration fee.
You can book directly with the hotel at the conference rate here
Any project or person attending the conference is welcome to present a poster.
You must sign up to present a poster
Dr. Tony Beck, the SEPA Program Officer, assigns several experienced projects to mentor each newly-funded SEPA project. A listing of these assignments will be in the conference program.
The mentor-mentee PIs and staff are invited to meet over lunch on Wednesday. The conference program will list a room for these meetings. Tables in the room will have numbers corresponding to the number assigned to each mentor-mentee group in conference program listing.
The PI’s of all newly-funded SEPA projects are very strongly encouraged to meet with Dr. Tony Beck, the SEPA Program Officer, over breakfast on Thursday. The meeting will begin at 7:15am.
PI’s who are new to SEPA funding as well as those who have had SEPA funding previously are strongly encouraged to attend.
The room for this meeting will be listed in the conference program.
Presenters must bring their own laptop.
Large paper on an easel & markers are in all rooms
These must be requested on the breakout session proposal:
Yes, free Wi-fi will be provided in the conference areas and in lodging rooms for all those who register through the conference lodging reservation website
Six scholarships that cover the conference registration fee will be available. The application is available here.
Scholarships are intended for individuals who will gain substantially from attending the conference as well as contribute to it, but who would not be able to attend without scholarship assistance.
Scholarship recipients’ projects are responsible for:
Individuals who receive a scholarship are expected to:
The deadline to apply is Sunday, March 25.