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Teaching Tomorrow’s Scientists: An ASCB Regional Meeting


This will now be a virtual event. It will be held May 30, 9:00-1:00 pm PDT. Program and registration details will be coming soon!

Join us May 30, 2020, at Soka University of America in Aliso Viejo, CA. This day-long conference for a teaching-intensive audience will include plenaries, a poster session, networking lunch, afternoon workshops, and mixer.

Poster/Workshop Abstract Submission is now open.

  • Abstracts are invited for 75-minute workshop sessions appropriate for undergraduate biology educators (deadline extended to March 16).
  • Abstracts are also invited for posters presenting educational innovations, education research, and science research (deadline: April 20).
  • There is no submission fee for either type of abstract.

The deadline for meeting registration is May 24. The cost is $40 for ASCB members and $50 for nonmembers.



    • 8:00 am  Registration and Coffee
    • 9:00 am   Welcome and Plenaries (Sara Brownell, Arizona State University: “How groups of students are differentially impacted by active learning” and Rachel Kennison, University of California, Los Angeles: “Preparing graduate students and postdoctoral scholars for success in diverse STEM classrooms by engaging in reflective teaching practices”)
  • 10:30 am  Break
  • 11:00 am-12:30 pm  Posters
  • 12:30-2:00 pm Networking Lunch
  • 2:00-3:15 pm  Workshops Session 1
  • 3:15-3:45 pm  Break
  • 3:45-5:00 pm  Workshops Session 2
  • 5:00 pm  Mixer


Discounted hotel rooms ($129) are available at nearby Ayres Hotel, 24341 El Toro Rd., Laguna Woods, CA 92637, 949-588-0131. Book early!


This event is being generously sponsored by Soka University of America



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Soka University of America
1 University Drive
Aliso Viejo, CA 92656
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