March 8 - 12, 2015
Ernest N. Morial Convention Center
New Orleans, LA USA

Science Week On-Site Info – Office: La Nouvelle Ballroom; Section C
Where to go, parking and lunch information – Learn More

Teacher Workshops

Informative workshops will be offered to grade school teachers in the New Orleans area on Saturday, March 7 and Sunday, March 8, 2015.

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Science Lecture & Demo

The Science Week Committee will host an informative and entertaining live lecture demonstration for students in grade 8-12 on Wednesday, March 11, 2015.

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Student Workshops

Several hands-on workshops designed for students in grades 4-7 will be offered on Monday, March 9 through Wednesday, March 11, 2015.

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Teacher Equipment Grant

Grants of up to $1000 will be available to every school within a 150 mile radius of New Orleans that attends a teacher workshop. Learn how to qualify for this grant.

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Science Week Links

What is Science Week?

Each year through Science Week, Pittcon offers outreach and support programs for science education in the city that hosts its annual convention. Science Week is one way that Pittcon will be supporting and enhancing science education in the New Orleans area in 2015.

A variety of excellent opportunities will be available to teachers, students, and science educators.

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Science Week in New Orleans

There is no charge to your school for the student programs. (However there is a $25 fee for teacher workshops.)

800-825-3221, ext 208

Marc Hubert/Don Antczak
2015 Science Week Chairs
300 Penn Center Blvd., Suite 332
Pittsburgh, PA 15235-5503

On-Site Information

    Office & Workshop Location

      All of the workshops will be held in the Earnest N. Morial Convention Center. Please proceed to the Science Week office in La Nouvelle Ballroom; Section C to sign in. This is located on the second floor at the middle of the convention center (near Hall F). When checking in, please bring your email registration confirmation that included the QR code for easy check-in.


      Pittcon has arranged for free parking for the teachers in Parking Lots F and G ONLY. Please access the diagram of the parking locations by clicking here. Please note that we are unable to reserve parking spots and that parking is provided on a first-come/first-serve basis in this parking lot. Parking vouchers that will allow you to enter the lots and park for free will be mailed to the address used during the registration process. The voucher is required for free parking.


      All teachers who registered for an all-day or morning and afternoon workshops on the same day will receive a free buffet lunch on Saturday and/or Sunday. The lunch will be held from 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM in the La Nouvelle Ballroom.
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