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Annual Conference

2017 Annual International Conference

Grand Hyatt San Antonio
San Antonio, TX, USA
April 22 - 25, 2017

Theme: GLOCALization and Sustainability of Science Education Research and Practice

Grand Hyatt San Antonio
600 East Market Street
San Antonio, TX 78205 USA
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The deadline for reservations under the NARST room block was March 30, 2017. Reservations may continue to be made with the hotel on a room availability basis only.

The deadline for conference registration was 5:00 pm EST on 24 February 2017. Onsite registration is available at the Grand Hyatt beginning at 2:00 PM on Friday, April 21.

Schedule at a Glance: click here

Conference Program: click here

Abstract listing: click here

Pre-Conference Workshops:

Saturday, April 22, 2017 — click here

Plenary Sessions:

Saturday, April 22, 1:00 - 2:30pm
Plenary Session #1
Presenter: Andreas Schleicher
Strong Performers and Successful Reformers in Science Education—Lessons from the world
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Monday, April 24, 8:45 - 10:15am
Plenary Session #2
Presenters: Micki Chi and Stella Vosniadou
Challenges in Learning Science Concepts
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Equity and Ethics Dinner at Fogo de Chão San Antonio, Monday 24 April 2017 at 6:30 pm — click here


Airport code: SAT
San Antonio International Airport


Transportation from airport to hotel:

San Antonio Airport Shuttle
Shuttle transportation to and from San Antonio International Airport and downtown (8 miles) is provided for a fee by SATRANS, the city's official airport shuttle, between 7:00 AM and 1:00 AM, daily. Reservations are required. For more information, call 210 281 9900, or visit website

San Antonio Taxis
Taxis can be pre-arranged to provide you with the quickest and most efficient mode of transportation. You can pre-arrange your taxi by visiting their website or call 210 444 2222.


Things To Do while in San Antonio:

    River Walk
    Mission San Jose
    The Alamo
    Missions National Park
    Majestic Theatre
    San Fernando De Bexar Cathedral
    McNay Art Museum
    San Antonio Botanical Gardens
    Japanese Tea Gardens
    Briscoe Art Museum
    San Antonio Museum of Art
    San Antonio Zoo
    Natural Bridge Caverns
    San Antonio Stock Show & Rodeo


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