Indiana STEM Education Conference

Indiana STEM Education Conference

Please join us for the seventh-annual Indiana STEM Education Conference! The 2022 conference will include IN-PERSON and VIRTUAL participation.

Thursday, January 13, 2022
9:00am-3:15pm (EST)
The cost for individual in-person registration is $100
The cost for individual virtual registration is $50

Interested in ATTENDING the conference?


The theme for the 2022 conference is “STEM Education: Making Giant Leaps.” Presentations will include strategies to engage students in solving significant problems through STEM education. The 2022 conference includes special keynote speaker Dr. Briony Horgan! Dr. Horgan is an Associate Professor of Planetary Science at Purdue University. Her research program uses data from NASA satellites and rovers to understand the surface processes that have shaped Mars and the Moon. She is a Participating Scientist on NASA’s Mars Science Laboratory rover mission and a Co-Investigator on the current NASA Mars rover mission. Dr. Horgan will discuss her experience becoming an interdisciplinary STEM researcher, her experience with research with the Mars rover mission, and her thoughts about encouraging future STEM researchers through the K-12 schools.

The conference will also include:

  • Over 50 presentations on STEM curriculum, STEM instruction, STEM careers, and STEM research
  • A resource webpage with presentation slides and handouts, vendor handouts, and research posters
  • Networking with STEM education vendors
  • Access to recorded presentations following the conference
  • Professional Growth Points for teachers

Interested in being a conference sponsor? Contact Bill Walker ( Sponsor packages can be customized.

Possible benefits include:

  • Conference admission
  • Ability to interact with conference attendees via videoconferencing during designated exhibit times
  • Ability to post electronic documents on the conference resource web page
  • Listing in conference program and online conference banner
  • Presentations during the conference

Interested in PRESENTING at the conference?


Interested in PRESENTING at the conference? Have a research poster or research brief to share? Submit your presentation and research proposals here! Proposals are due on November 5, 2021.
Research posters and briefs will be published as proceedings through Purdue e-Pubs. Visit the conference proceedings page to learn more.