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Past Conferences

The Life Discovery – Doing Science Biology Education Conference began in 2013 with its inaugural conference in St. Paul, MN. An archive of the LDC conferences is provided here.


September 30-October 2
Estes Park, Colorado
Pushing Past Barriers: Ecological Science for All

2020 LDC Conference Program Cover.


October 22-24
Virtual Event
Biology Education in an Evolving Landscape

2019 LDC Conference Program Cover.


March 21-23
Gainesville, FL.
Microbiomes to Ecosystems: Evolution and Biodiversity across Scale, Space, and Time

2017 LDC Conference Program Cover.


October 19-21
Norman, OK.
Data: Discover, Investigate, Inform
Gibson, J. P. and T. Mourad. 2018. The growing importance of data literacy in life science education. American Journal of Botany 105(12): 1953–1956.

2016 LDC Conference Program Cover.


March 18-19
Linthicum Heights, MD.
Creating Connections: Biology in Action

2015 LDC Conference Program Cover.


October 3-4
San José, CA.
Realizing Vision & Change: Preparing for Next Generation Biology

2013 LDC Conference Program Cover.


March 15-16
Minneapolis, MN.
Exploring Biology for a Changing World