ASTC 2018 will be hosted by Connecticut Science Center in Hartford, September 29–October 2, 2018.
The NISE Network will have many activities and professional development opportunities at the Association of Science-Technology Centers (ASTC) annual conference.
More information: http://www.astc.org/conference/
Early bird registration deadline is June 17, 2018; register now
NISE Network partners are invited to gather together informally (no need to RSVP); all are welcome!
The NISE Network is hosting a breakfast for staff from partner institutions (no need to RSVP)
Staff from NISE Net partner institutions are invited to an informal breakfast to learn about new project opportunities and to meet and talk with other Network partners from across the country.
The NISE Network will have a booth in the exhibit hall featuring public engagement activities and resources including information about upcoming projects opportunities.
Friday, September 28, 2018; 9:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Science Center Public Forums: Facilitating Deliberative Conversations about Socio-scientific Issues
The following sessions are related to NISE Network projects and efforts:
Saturday, September 29, 2018; 4:30 PM - 5:45 PM
Engaging Children in Science Education EARLY!
Sunday, September 30, 2018; 10:15 AM - 11:30 AM
Re-Inventing Our Genome: Public Engagement Conversations about Rapidly Emerging Technologies and Their Societal Applications
Monday, October 1, 2018; 9:15 AM - 10:30 AM
True Stories and Thoughtful Conversation: Exploring Science and Religion in Museum Programs
Monday, October 1, 2018; 2:30 PM - 3:45 PM
Museum and Library Partnerships: Hands-on STEM Learning for Everyone
Monday, October 1, 2018; 4:15 PM - 5:30 PM
From Thin Mints to Thin Films: Museum Partnerships Engaging the Girl Scouts in STEM Education