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Conference Overview

The Science Education and Public Outreach Forums (SEPOFs) attend science and education conferences to share resources and opportunities related to SMD E/PO.  Below is a listing of several conferences that SMD E/PO community members have attended in recent years.

The posts related to these conferences can be searched through the workspace feed by selecting Event Type: Conference / Meeting in the left sidebar.  You may wish to futher filter your search by using a keyword based on the topics listed below.

AAS 224: At the American Astronomical Society Summer Meeting in Boston, the Astrophysics Forum hosted a workshop dedicated to engaging scientists in the SMD E/PO community's activities and resources. 

AAS 225: At the 2015 American Astronomical Society Winter Meeting in Seattle, the Astrophysics Forum hosted a workshop dedicated to engaging scientists in the SMD E/PO community's activities and resources. 

NSTA: This topic contains information and resources from the National Science Teacher Association conferences.

***Some past conference topics have been archived. Posts associated with those archived conference topics are still searchable under the Conference Overview topic.***

We invite educators and planetary scientists and engineers to submit an abstract for the 48th annual Lunar and Planetary Science Conference education and engagement poster sessions. LPSC will be March 20-24, 2017 in The Woodlands, Texas. The abstract deadline is Tuesday, January 10, 2017. To submit, follow the abstract submission instructions and choose the topic “Education and Engagement” on the abstract submission form.

The Lunar and Planetary Institute will be conducting education...

From Mary Kay Hemenway:

Dear SMDEPO Colleague:

As President of IAU Division C (Education, Outreach and Heritage), I am writing invite SMDEPO members to participate in our Division meeting at the August IAU/AAS meeting.  Our Scientific Organizing Committee is trying to gauge interest in our meeting by asking you to submit a short indication of interest. Your entry to our site is not binding. It also is not an official entry into the IAU/AAS abstract system for the meeting (deadline...

The SETI Institute, with support from the NASA Astrobiology Institute, is funding a limited number of travel grants for undergraduate and graduate students to attend the XXIX International Astronomical Union (IAU) General Assembly in Honolulu, Hawaii, 3-14 August 2015, which is being organized by the American Astronomical Society on behalf of the US astronomical community. Award amounts may vary and will be determined by the number of qualified applicants. Funding will be distributed after...

Science conference with significant education component - content most relevant to Astrophysics and Heliophysics. Held in Honolulu, HI.















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A cross-forum Nugget from 2015 NSTA.

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Two Nuggets showcasing NSTA 2013 San Antonio, TX.

Further information regarding the planning, call for presenters and other information may be found here: /post/4885

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