Conferences and Events


National and regional events offering professional development opportunities for teachers of chemistry.

National Conferences

  • March 1 - 5, 2020
    The Pittsburgh Conference & Expostion (PITTCON2020)

    Looking for new ways to bring exciting experiments into your classroom? There are several different workshops designed for K-12 science teachers at PITTCON, the world’s largest annual conference for laboratory science: March 1 – 5, 2020 in Chicago, IL.

  • April 2 - 5, 2020
    2020 National Science Teacher Association (NSTA) National Conference

    Connect with thousands of educators at the NSTA National Conference for hundreds of hands-on learning opportunities! The theme for this year's conference, which well be held at America's Center Convention Complex in Boston, MA on April 2 – 5, 2020, is 20/20 Science: Expanding the Vision.

  • April 25 - 26, 2020
    USA Science and Engineering Festival

    Celebrate science with fellow K-12 teachers, students and STEM organizations at EXPO 20/20 Vision for STEM at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, DC on April 25 – 26, 2020.

  • July 16 - 19, 2020
    AP Annual Conference 2020

    Come together with other AP teachers to develop strategies, share practices & tools, and learn new methods for success in Boston, MA on July 16 – 19, 2020.

  • July 18 - 23, 2020
    26th Biennial Conference on Chemical Education (BCCE 2020)

    The Biennial Conference on Chemical Education (BCCE) is a national meeting sponsored by the Division of Chemical Education of the American Chemical Society. The conference is designed for middle school science teachers, secondary school chemistry teachers, graduate students, and college chemistry faculty. The conference will be held on the beautiful campus of Oregon State University in Corvallis, OR from July 18 – 23, 2020.

  • July 22 - 24, 2020
    9th Annual STEM Forum & Expo hosted by National Science Teacher Association (NSTA)

    Are you looking for ways to explore, begin, or tweak a STEM initiative within your school or district?Join us for the conference hosted by the National Science Teachers association (NSTA) in Louisville, KY on July 22 – 24, 2020.

  • July 25 - 29, 2021
    26th ChemEd 2021 Conference

    This biennial conference is the largest for educators involved in teaching high school and introductory chemistry in North America. It is an opportunity for educators to gather together for five days to learn and exchange their teaching ideas in a friendly and motivating environment. University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario will be hosting the 26th ChemEd conference from July 25 – 29, 2021.

Regional Conferences

  • April 23, 2020
    X-STEM DC 2020

    The Extreme STEM symposium is for middle school and high school students and features interactive presentation that will inspire young students about careers in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. The conference will be on Thursday, April 23, 2020 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, DC.

  • August 6 - 7, 2020
    2020 Idaho Science Teachers Association (ISTA) Conference

    Attend the 2020 Idaho Conference in Boise, ID on August 6 – 7, 2020.

  • October 20 - 21, 2020
    New Jersey Science Convention

    The New Jersey Science Convention is co-sponsored by New Jersey Science Teachers Association and New Jersey Science Education Leadership Association and will be held at the Princeton Marriott Forrestal on October 20 – 21, 2020. The theme of this year’s conference is “2020 - Science: The Key to the Future”.

  • October 24 - 26, 2019
    2019 National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) Area Conference – Salt Lake City, UT

    Connect with educators from your region at the NSTA area Conference for MANY hands-on learning opportunities. The theme of the conference is “This Is the Place for Monumental Science”. Mark your calendar for October 24 – 26, 2019.

  • November 8, 2019
    Colorado Science Conference for Professional Development

    The Colorado Science Conference for Professional Development is a one-day conference that provides professional development regarding science content, education strategy, and research. This year’s meeting will be held at the Denver Mart in Denver, CO on Friday, November 8, 2019.

  • November 14 - 16, 2019
    2019 National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) Area Conference – Cincinnati, OH

    Connect with educators from your region at the NSTA area Conference for MANY hands-on learning opportunities. The theme of the conference is “Science: The Bridge to Endless Possibilities”. Mark your calendar for November 14 – 16, 2019.

  • November 21 - 23, 2019
    Conference for the Advancement of Science Teachers (CAST) 2019

    CAST is the largest state science education conference in the nation and is sponsored by the Science Teachers Association of Texas. It will be held in Dallas, TX at the Hilton Anatole Dallas on November 21 – 23, 2019.

  • December 12 - 14, 2019
    2019 National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) Area Conference – Seattle, WA

    Connect with educators from your region at the NSTA area Conference for MANY hands-on learning opportunities. The theme of the conference is “Fostering a Culture for Science”. Mark your calendar for December 12 – 14, 2019.