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CONFERENCE SCHEDULE

Below you will find the basic conference schedule for the 2018 California Science Education Conference. This schedule can be used as a general guide in planning your conference participation. Please note that this schedule is subject to change.

This schedule is still being updated with all confirmed events - please check back for updates.

Thursday, November 29, 2018

8:00 am - 5:00 pm Pre-Conference Event for District-Level Science Coaches and TOSAs
8:00 am - 5:00 pm Climate Summit - Pre-Conference Day
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm CSTA Leadership Forum (Invitation Only)
4:00 pm - 7:00 pm Registration Desk Open

Friday, November 30, 2018

7:00 am - 6:00 pm Registration Desk Open
8:00 am - 5:30 pm Field Courses
8:00 am - 4:30 pm CAST Academy
8:00 am - 9:30 am Workshops and Focus Speaker (Climate Summit Event)
9:30 am - 4:30 pm Exhibit Hall Open!
9:40 am - 10:10 am Opening General Session and CSTA Annual Meeting
10:10 am - 11:10 am Keynote Address - Naomi Oreskes (Climate Summit Event)
11:10 am - 12:30 pm Exclusive Exhibit Hall Time (Lunch Concessions Open in the Exhibit Hall - 11:10 am - 2:30 pm)
12:30 pm - 2:00 pm Workshops and Focus Speaker
2:00 pm - 2:30 pm Transition
2:30 pm - 4:00 pm Workshops and Focus Speaker
2:30 pm - 5:30 pm Short Courses - Includes Climate Summit Events
4:00 pm - 4:20 pm Transition
4:20 pm - 5:50 pm Workshops and Focus Speaker (Climate Summit Event)
6:45 pm - 9:30 pm Evening Event of Your Choice!

Saturday, December 1, 2018

7:00 am - 5:45 pm Registration Desk Open
7:00 am - 6:30 pm Field Courses
7:30 am - 3:00 pm Exhibit Hall Open - Enjoy the last day of exhibits
8:00 am - 9:30 am Workshops and Focus Speaker
8:30 am - 11:30 am Short Courses - Includes Climate Summit Events
9:30 am - 10:00 am Transition
10:00 am - 11:30 am Workshops and Focus Speaker (Climate Summit Event)
11:30 am - 12:00 pm Transition
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm Awards Luncheon
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm Workshops and Focus Speaker
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm Exclusive Exhibit Hall Time - Last Opportunity to Visit the Exhibit Hall
3:00 pm - 6:00 pm Short Courses - Includes Climate Summit Events
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm Workshops and Focus Speaker (Climate Summit Event)
4:30 pm - 4:45 pm Transition
4:45 pm - 6:15 pm Workshops and Focus Speaker (Climate Summit Event)
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm HHMI Movie Night Event
8:00 pm Dine About Pasadena

Sunday, December 2, 2018

7:30 am - 1:00 pm Registration Desk Open
8:30 am - 9:30 am Keynote Address - Dr. V. Ram Ramanathan (Climate Summit Event)
9:30 am - 9:45 am Transition
9:45 am - 11:15 am Workshops
11:15 am - 11:30 am Transition
11:30 am - 1:00 pm Workshops

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