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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 live through March 11, 2015 - Click here

Plenary Sessions:

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

Workshops - click here

Schedule at a Glance - Click here

Program DRAFT - Click here

Participant Schedule - Click here

Information for voluntary inclusion of manuscript to the 2015 e-version program - Click here

Exhibitor details - Click here

Hotel reservation link - Click here

The Hyatt Regency Chicago is sold out of rooms on the night of Monday, April 13th. The Hyatt still has rooms in the NARST block through the night of the 12th (check-out on the 13th). You can continue to make reservations for available rooms through the hotel link on the NARST conference page or by calling the Hyatt directly at 312-239-4420.

In the event you need lodging for the evening of the 13th, below please find surrounding hotels. The hotels listed below are for your convenience in finding a venue in close proximity to the Hyatt Regency Chicago. Please contact the hotels directly for availability and rates.

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.


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