Do you have a session idea for ASTC 2014?

By Wendy Hancock posted 11-04-2013 13:15


Do you have a great idea for a session proposal?
Tap into your CoP resources and get that proposal together!

  • Looking for additional presenters? Ask your fellow CoP members!

  • Looking for a place to gather your session materials? Use the CoP resource library!

  • Want to have a planning webinar? Ask your CoP Community Manager!

  • Want some feedback on your idea? Post a question in the discussion!

  • Looking for some tips on what makes a successful session? Watch Submitting a Successful Session Proposal webinar!

  • How do you submit a proposal? Use the quick and easy Call for Proposals online form.

  • When are proposals due? November 15th!

Session tracks include:

  • Administration: sessions focused on finances, business practices, facilities, risk management, etc.

  • Applications of Research and Evaluation: sessions focused on research and evaluation methods and results, and how they can be applied to mission fulfillment.

  • Communications, Public Relations, and Marketing: sessions focused on techniques and results of organizational communications in science center practice via any media platform.

  • Community Engagement and Outreach: sessions focused on programming to serve community constituencies, including teacher education programs as well as diversity and inclusion efforts.

  • Development and Member Relations: sessions focused on general development and membership strategies, donor relations, etc.

  • Education and Programming: sessions focused on models and outcomes from various programming, including demonstrations, theater, adult or youth programming, hands-on labs, etc.

  • Exhibits and Environments: sessions focused on development and design of any science learning environment (physical or virtual, in museums or in public spaces), and trends affecting design and development approaches.

  • Immersive Media and Experiences: sessions focused on development and programming related to planetariums, large-format films, stereoscopic theaters, simulators, and related environments.

  • Innovations in Science and Technology: sessions focused on research collaborations, emerging technologies, etc.

  • Leadership: sessions focused on issues of governance, strategic vision, mission fulfillment, and organizational/field strategies for the future.

  • Staff and Workforce Development: sessions focused on staff and volunteer development; visitor/customer service; etc.