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December 3-5

Embracing the Future: Astronomy Teaching and Public Engagement

ASP2020: A Virtual Conference

Conference Overview



Regular Registration* ends December 2, 8:59pm PST

Limited Scholarships still available.

*There is no same-day registration for this conference. However, all paid registrants will have access to non-sharable or non-downloadable recordings of all sessions through mid February.

December 3-5

ASP2020: Virtual Conference, Embracing the Future: Astronomy Teaching and Public Engagement.

Whether you’re involved in teaching science students via distance learning, engaging the public with remote astronomy outreach, or doing hybrid approaches, anywhere and at any level, this 132nd Annual Meeting of the ASP- and its 1st online - can’t be missed!  

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Just Announced:

Invited Plenary Guest Speakers

Full Detailed Schedule with a Schedule-at-a-Glance in the Nav Bar

Special Event: Big Astronomy Planetarium Show - Thursday, December 3

Special Conference Event: Thursday December 3

6pm PST/9pm EST/11pm Chile


Join us for

Big Astronomy 360 Planetarium Show

with Guest Panel Discussion




About the Conference

Amidst a global pandemic raising challenges to education and public outreach, the emergence of genuine interest in social justice and inclusion, and global climate change, we invite K-16 educators and public engagement professionals in astronomy and related fields to share best practices, innovative ideas, lessons learned, research findings, and evaluation results to help us all move toward a better future.

Program strands for ASP2020 will include:

  • Online K-16 Teaching & Learning
  • Public Engagement in Informal Settings
  • Science Communication & Social Media
  • Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Social Justice
  • Climate/Environmental Science & Dark Skies Preservation

Conference Sponsor

Prepare to be amazed!

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