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2015 Annual International Conference

Becoming Next Generation Science Educators in an Era of Global Science Education Reform
Saturday, April 11 through Tuesday, April 14, 2015
Hyatt Regency Chicago, Chicago, IL - 151 East Wacker Drive, Chicago, IL 60601

Advance Conference Registration is now closed.
Please use the onsite registration form — click here — and bring to the NARST registration area — Grand Group office on the Gold level East.

Plenary Sessions:

Click here for Plenary Session #1
Click here for Plenary Session #2

Schedule at a Glance - Click here

Program - FINAL - Click here

Electronic Program - Click here

Business Meeting Agenda – Click here

Poster Session Specifications

Hotel reservation link - NARST room block now closed. For a list of nearby hotels, click here.

Things to do in Chicago - Click here

Getting to Chicago and the Hyatt Regency Chicago -

Hyatt Regency Chicago hotel is conveniently located near many tourist attractions including The Shedd Aquarium, Soldier Field, The Willis Tower, Grant Park, and The Bean. Stay in a hotel steps away from the Magnificent Mile while enjoying all the exciting activities Chicago has to offer.

O'Hare International Airport:
Take Kennedy Expressway (I-90/94) East to Ohio St exit. Proceed on Ohio to State St and turn right. Turn left at Wacker Drive. Our downtown Chicago, Illinois hotel will be down approximately 2 blocks on the right.

Train: Train Pick-up below baggage claim area (follow signs to C.T.A.). Take "L-Train" to Clark/Lake stop (approx. 7 blocks from hotel). Walk East on Lake to Stetson St, turn left Stetson St and walk 1 block to the hotel. Note: This method is not recommended if guest has more than 1 bag, as there are numerous escalators and turn-styles. Guest can take a cab or walk from Clark/Lake stop.

Midway Airport:
Take Cicero Ave North to Stevenson Expressway (I-55) North. Exit at Dan Ryan Expressway (I-90/94) West. Exit at Washington St and proceed East to Michigan Ave. Turn left. Proceed North to Wacker Drive. Turn right. Our downtown Chicago, Illinois hotel is one block on right

L Train: From the airport take the Orange Line to the State and Lake Street stop. Walk 1 block north to Wacker. Take a right on Wacker and the hotel is approximately 3 blocks.

Taxis from Airports:
O'Hare One-Way $30.00 / Round trip $56.00
Midway One-Way $25.00 / Round trip $46.00
Guests can also take shuttles to and from the airport as well as public transportation.

Especially for NARST attendees: GO Airport Express offers airport shuttle services between O'Hare and Midway Airports and downtown Chicago hotels at remarkable savings! These fares are only available through this reservation portal. Click Here to make your airport shuttle reservation/s.



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