Here's a list of past and upcoming science education conferences:
The next annual meeting will be held on 14-18 Feb 2013 in Boston, MA. (Meetings are generally held in early February. The submission deadline for general and student posters is 24 Oct 2012.)
The American Chemical Society will hold its 243rd Annual Meeting in Philadelphia, PA from 19-23 Aug 2012. Proposals should be submitted using the On-line Abstract Submittal System (OASYS). Science education proposals should be submitted for consideration by the Division of Chemistry Education. (Select CHED to go to the symposia page and then select the symposium topic.)
The Association for Science Teacher Education 2013 conference will be held 9-12 Jan 2013 in Charleston, SC. (The 2014 conference will be held in San Antonio, TX.) Conference proposals are due 13 Jul 2012. Additional information is located here.
The 15th Biennial Conference of the European Association for Research in Learning and Instruction will be held in Munich, Germany from 27-31 Aug 2013. The deadline for proposals is 31 Oct 2012. Go here for further information.
The European Science Education Research Association held its 2011 conference in Lyon, France from Sep 5-9, 2011. The deadline for proposals was in mid Jan 2011. For more information, go here. The next conference will be held in 2013.
The History of Science Society will hold its annual meeting 11-14 Jul 2012 in Philadelphia, PA. Proposals were in Apr 2012. It is a joint meeting with BSHS and CSHPS. (The next meeting will be held 21-24 Nov 2013 in Boston, MA.)
The Twelfth International History, Philosophy and Science Teaching Conference will take place 19-23 June 2013 at the University of Pittsburgh, PA.
The 2nd Latin American Conference of the International History, Philosophy and Science Teaching Group has been scheduled to take place at Mendoza, Argentina from 3-6 Oct 2012, under the coordination of Dr. Aduriz Agustin Bravo of the University of Buenos Aires.
The International Society for the History, Philosophy and Social Studies of Biology will hold its biennial meeting 7-11 Jul 2013 in Montpellier, France.
The 2013 conference will be held March 8-9, 2013 in Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanit, MI. Go here for more information. (Submissions are due 1 Oct 2012.)
The 2012 conference for the National Association of Biology Teachers will be held 31 Oct-3 Nov 2012 at the Hyatt Regency, Dallas, TX. (The 2013 conference will take place 20-23 Nov 2013 at the Hyatt Regency, Atlanta, GA.)
The 2013 conference for the National Association of Researchers in Science Teaching will take place 6-9 Apr 2013 at the Wyndham Rio Mar, Rio Grande, Puerto Rico. Proposals are due by 15 Aug 2012.
Information on the last North Central AETS conference. Information about next year's conference will probably be posted on this site.
Information on the next National Science Teachers Association National Convention which will be held 11-14 Apr 2013 in San Antonio, TX.
The Society for the Advancement of Biology Education Research will hold its next meeting 11-14 Jul 2013 at the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, MN. The deadline to submit proposals is 4 Mar 2013. (The call for proposals will be made available on 4 Feb 2013.)
The School Science and Mathematics Association will hold its annual conference on 8-10 Nov 2012 in Birmingham, AL. The next conference will be held San Antonio, TX (2013).
You may contact Dave Rudge either by email, by phone (269)-387-2779 or by fax (269)-387-5609.
Dave Rudge's Home Page.
The Department of Biological Sciences's Home Page.
The Mallinson Institute for Science Education's Home Page.
Western Michigan University's Home Page.
Last updated on 21 Feb 2013.