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ASE Annual Conference 2017 - University of Reading

Wednesday 4th to Saturday 7th January 2017

Whether you teach primary or secondary, lead a department or are just starting on your training, the ASE Annual Conference is an invaluable opportunity to discover resources, enhance your subject knowledge and share approaches to teaching.

 A greater insight into the teaching world and a chance to listen to the world renowned professionals in their field, offering their expertise. - Delegate, ASE Annual Conference 2016

What's on at ASE Annual Conference 2017?

We're getting the programme ready now and there is always a packed line up of fantastic speakers, CPD and hands-on workshops. If you would like to get a feel for what the conference is like, take a quick look at our Conference Handbook from last year's conference (pdf 8mb) 

Call for Proposals

If you have an interest in science education and have something to share, then we’d love to hear from you. If you are intending to submit a proposal/s for 2017, please note the closing date of Tuesday 7 June 2016. Find out more

Submit your session proposal

Bookings will open soon!

Registration fees start from £85 and trainee members can attend one day for free. Early bird bookings close on Friday 28th October. Pre-bookings close on Friday 16th December 2016. For postal or bookings made via email please send your completed form to

  1. Online: If paying by debit/credit card.
  2. Post or Email: (pdf) if you require an invoice, would like to pay by cheque or book a colleague onto the conference.
  3. For a group: (excel) bookings of 6 or more receive a 15% discount.
  4. On arrival: At the conference in the Registration Area, University of Reading (but you will miss the crowds if you book early).
  5. Exhibition only: Come along on the day to view the exhibition free of charge.
Delegate typeTicket type1 Day2 Days3 Days4 DaysSaturday only
ASE Member Early Bird £85.00 £155.00 £179.00 £195.00 £66.00
Standard £99.00 £185.00 £215.00 £229.00
Non Members Early Bird £149.00 £249.00 £319.00 £369.00 £125.00
Standard £174.00 £295.00 £379.00 £439.00
Trainee Members Standard Free - - - -

Conference details and opening times

  • Venue: Unversity of Reading, Whiteknights Campus Sat nav postcode: RG6 6UR 
  • Travel information: How to get there and Campus Map (pdf)
Opening Times
Wednesday 4th (International day)
Thursday 5th
Friday 6th
Saturday 7th
Registration Area 
0930 -1730
0830 -1800
0830 -1800
0830 -1400
ASE Exhibition 
0900 -1800
0900 -1800
0900 -1500

Our Exhibition

Explore the best of science education world. The Exhibition gives you the opportunity to explore providers and find useful advice, equipment with hands-on demonstrations, competitions and lots of giveaways. See who came along in 2016.

Supported By

Conference partners:

Oxford University Press

Conference sponsors:

AQA logo

University partner:

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