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Fees and Deadlines
Save on your registration fees by taking advantage of special earlybird and advance rates. The earlybird deadline is March 29 and the advance deadline is April 19.
To receive discounted rates, your registration must be received online or postmarked/faxed by these deadlines.
|Current NSTA member or applicant
You may register by mail, fax, or internet.
To register online: Go to online registration and follow the prompts. You must use a credit card (Amex, VISA, MasterCard, or Discover) to register online.
To register by mail or fax: Click here to download a STEM Forum & Expo Advance Registration Form readable with Adobe Acrobat Reader
Mail or fax your completed registration form to the following address/fax number. Payment may be by credit card, purchase order, or, if mailing your form, by check. (Purchase orders are accepted from within the United States only.) Attach checks and purchase orders to your registration form.
National Science Teachers Association
PO Box 90214
Washington, DC 20090-0214
Confirmation of registration. Participants who register by the advance deadline of April 19, 2013, will receive a registration packet by mail that includes confirmation of registration, name badge(s), and purchased tickets. Packets are mailed out at least three weeks prior to the start of the conference. Please be sure to review the contents of your packet to ensure that everything is included.
If your registration is received online or postmarked/faxed after April 19, 2013, you will be charged the full rate and you may not receive your confirmation materials prior to the conference. In this case, please pick up your badge and tickets on site at the Conference Services Counter in the NSTA Registration Area.
Final conference programs: Final conference programs may be picked up at the NSTA Registration Area during on-site registration hours. If you register on site, you
will receive your badge(s), tickets, and program at the time of registration.
Refund/cancellation policy: Refund requests must be in writing and must be postmarked 10 days before the conference. Badge materials must be returned with refund request. Registration
cancellations are subject to a $20 processing fee. Purchased tickets are nonrefundable.
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Registrants who check the box (P-1) on the front of the registration form in the Program/Ticket Information section (or the appropriate box on the online registration form) will receive an electronic version (PDF) of the program approximately two weeks prior to the conference via e-mail. Also, take advantage of our online conference scheduler!
The NSTA Registration Area will be located in the Cervantes Convention Center. Registration hours will be:
Wednesday, May 15: 3:00 PM–8:00 PM
Thursday, May 16: 7:00 AM–6:30 PM
Friday, May 17: 7:00 AM–6:30 PM
Saturday, May 18: 8:00–10:00 AM
Contact NSTA conference registration at 703-243-7100 or 800-328-8998 or via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Registering as an Industry Representative
A person or company who wishes to attend NSTA conferences to conduct business can register as an Industry Representative. Such business includes market research; determining new trends in the marketplace; interacting with manufacturers, dealers, and distributors; canvassing the exhibit hall for new items for a product catalog; and holding sales or business meetings. Also included in this category are publishers, editors, and authors. For registration information, call Rick Smith, Managing Director, NSTA Advertising and Sales, at 703-312-9282 or 703-599-3520 (cell).
By action of the NSTA Board of Directors, registration is required for participation in all activities of the STEM Forum. Registration fees cover all nonticketed conference activities and entry to the Exhibit Hall. Fees do not cover ticketed events, meals, lodging, or transportation other than NSTA-contracted shuttle service.
By registering to attend a National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) conference or STEM Forum, you grant permission to NSTA to take and use your photo in NSTA marketing and promotional pieces for an indefinite period of time. Marketing and promotional pieces include, but are not limited to, printed brochures, reports, postcards, flyers, and materials, as well as online uses such as postings on the NSTA website, online newsletters, and e-mail blasts. NSTA shall own all rights, including copyrights in and to the photos.