ASTC Annual Conference

ASTC 2021 will again be hosted online (October 5–7), reflecting the uncertain public health and financial situation.

We look forward to meeting again in person for the 2022 ASTC Annual Conference (Pittsburgh, September 12–15) and 2023 Annual Conference (Charlotte).

ASTC 2023
Annual Conference

October 7–10, 2023
Charlotte, North Carolina
Hosted by Discovery Place

Join us for one of the premier annual events for science-engagement professionals across North America and around the world.



Save the dates for our upcoming conferences:

ASTC 2023

October 7–10, 2023
Charlotte, North Carolina

Hosted by Discovery Place

ASTC 2024 and ASTC 2025

Request for hosts has been sent to science center leaders in North America



November 1 and 3, 2022

Hosted online

ASTC 2022

September 12–15, 2022

Hosted by Carnegie Science Center and Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh

ASTC Virtual 2021

October 5–7, 2021

Hosted online

ASTC Virtual 2020 Annual Conference Logo

ASTC Virtual 2020

October 19–21, 2020

Hosted online

Ontario Conference

ASTC 2019

September 21–24, 2019
Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Hosted by Ontario Science Centre

View of city skyline.

ASTC 2018

September 29–October 2, 2018
Hartford, Connecticut

Hosted by Connecticut Science Center


Learn about a variety of emerging issues in the science and technology center and museum field, engage in conversations about what is happening on the ground, and connect with colleagues in topical discussions.

Series of informal discussions to support peer-to-peer sharing around topics related to re-opening after closures due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Consult the ASTC List of Events to find all upcoming and past events.

Thank You to Our 2019 Conference Sponsors

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