Conference Information

Contact Us

If you have any questions about the conference or registration, please contact: or call Teresa Mourad at 202-833-8773.


Conference Registration

The registration fees are as follows:

Registration Type      Early Bird (Through August 25) Advanced (August 26 through September 15) Onsite
Professional Two Day $135 $165 $190
Professional One Day Only $80 $90 $100
Full-time Student Two Day $90 $100 $110
Full-time Student One Day Only  $60 $70 $80


The registration fee includes lunch on Friday, breakfast on Saturday, and coffee and tea breaks throughout the conference.

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.

Online registration is preferred and can be found by clicking the registration button on the menu panel at the top of the page. A PDF version is also available.

Registration Form 2014

Hotel, Conference Location and Directions

The conference hotel HQ is the San José Hilton. A limited number of rooms have been reserved.  For more information on how to reserve your room, please visit the accommodations page.

You can also find more information about:

Conference Location

Driving Directions to SJSU and Parking Information

Ground Transportation from Airport

Getting around in San José


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.

Local Attractions

Visiting San José