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Call for proposals now open - ASE Annual Conference 2015

11 March 2014

Show off a great experiment, trial a new lesson plan or host a discussion workshop.

In January 2015, the ASE Annual Conference will be returning to the University of Reading. The conference provides the opportunity to be involved in an extensive programme of over 250 CPD events for the science education world. You could showcase new resources, support colleagues with the latest subject knowledge or share advice for leadership, planning and the new curriculum. Everyone is welcome to submit a session idea. If you have an interest in science education and have something to share, then we’d love to hear from you.

This year all applications for session proposals can be made online. 

Submit a session proposal

If you are intending to submit a proposal(s) for 2015, please note the closing date of Friday 23 May 2014

This year our themes are 

  • new curricula
  • developments in assessment
  • science education policy into practice
  • practical science
  • primary
  • international
  • using technology creatively
  • research into practice
  • leadership

We can support all sorts of sessions, so if you have a question about a session idea please contact 

Please see full notes on submitting a session item for inclusion into the conference programme. ASE's health and safety policy at conferences is stated in the Risk Assessment Form.

Have an idea for a 15 minute session?

The ASE runs an Open Conference every year, which creates a platform for micro-presentations.  This is a more informal strand of the conference where short sessions are run for all visitors. If you would like to apply for a slot in the ASE Open Conference, please email

About the ASE Annual Conference

The ASE Annual Conference attracts over 2000 science educators, hosts more than 250 talks and workshops and has one of the most extensive science education exhibitions in Europe. It is ASE's flaship event.

Timings - Wednesday 7 January 2015 is the ASE International day; the main conference runs from Thursday 8 – Saturday 10 January 2015.

Sessions usually last 1 hour from 9.30 – 17.30 and can be requested on any day.

Session presenters who are accepted will also receive one FREE day’s registration on the day they present to enjoy the rest of the conference.

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Image Credits Copyright Adva Photography at ASE Annual Conference 2014.