San José State University
San José State is conveniently located on 154 acres in downtown San José, midway between San Francisco and the Monterey/Carmel area at the sunny southern end of San Francisco Bay, and is easily accessible from area freeways.
SJSU is home to key Biological Facilities and Collections including:
- PROTEIN (Proteomics Research Or Training Encompassing Investigator Needs) Lab
- Gordon Edwards Entomology Museum
- Sharsmith Herbarium
- Bird and Mammal Museum
- SJSU Botany Garden
- SJSU Greenhouse
The 2014 Life Discovery – Doing Science Education Conference will be held at the SJSU Student Union.
Designed as a “working conference”, the LDC is organized to maximize interaction and exchange among participants. We anticipate two keynote speakers, 32 short presentations of best practices in Biology education, 6 workshops, and more than 60 Roundtable Education Share Fair discussions over the two days of the conference. The Call for Proposals for Hands-on Workshops is now open through January 15. Please note that all presenters must be registered for the conference.
This is general information about getting to SJSU. Specific information to the conference location will be provided in the coming months.
Ground transportation from the Airport to SJSU campus options include:
- VTA Light Rail
- SJC Flyer
- Door-to-door shuttles
Conference attendees are responsible for their own housing. We are in the process of seeking out nearby hotels. Please check back soon for recommendations.
Conference Registration is expected to open in April 2014. The early bird registration fee is expected to be $130 and will include continental breakfast/coffee breaks and dinner on Friday night. Participants will be able to attend all regular sessions on both days of the conference.There will be additional fees for field trips and pre-conference workshops (TBD).