Join us for the 49th Annual Conference, STEM: Science Teachers Engaging Minds February 9 - 11, 2020 at the Wyndham - Indianapolis West. With over 130 sessions spanning three days and an Exhibit Hall featuring leaders in the STEM industry, the HASTI conference is the premier professional development in Indiana with networking opportunity for Hoosier science teachers. Don't miss your opportunity to attend this event. Early bird registration fees are available until January 9, 2020. Online registration will end on February 2, 2020. Onsite registration will be available but there is no guarantee that meals will be included due to notification deadlines established by the hotel.
Click here for registration fees.
HASTI Refund Policy
Conference registration is non-refundable
HASTI Member Discounts
HASTI members are eligible for discounted conference rates. Member dues are $30 for teachers and industry professionals, $15 for college students and retirees. You must be a current member when registering for the conference to receive the member rate. Therefore, if you are a current member and wishing to attend the conference at the discounted rate, you will need to renew your membership prior to registration.
Bring Your Administrator Along for Free
If 4 people from one school attend HASTI, your Superintendent or Principal will receive a complimentary registration! Please contact the HASTI registrar Registration Manager@hasti.org to take advantage of this special offer.
HASTI Pre-conference and extended workshops
Sign up for extended workshops through the online registration process. Sign-up for workshops before January 27, 2020.
Decriptions of the workshops can be found HERE.
HASTI Field Trips
Back by popular demand are special field trips to museums, zoos and to the national weather bureau. HASTI will NOT provide transportation. All attendees will provide their own transportation. Sign up for their field trips through the online registration process. Click here to view the schedule of Field Trips.
HASTI Meals Menu choices
Included with conference registration is a lunch for both Monday and Tuesday. It is important that you select which menu you would like for your meals. When picking up your materials at registration you will be given a ticket that is specific to your lunch choice. The planning committee recognized that there are special needs for our attendees. If you require a special lunch that is not listed please contact the Registration Manager with your request. Pre-registration guarantees meals for the conference. Onsite registration may not meet the time requirement needed to order meals with the hotel.
HASTI Awards Banquet:
A special banquet honoring the 2020 HASTI Awardees will be held Monday, February 10 at 5:30 PM. You can purchase a ticket to this event when you register for the conference. We will have a guest speaker and surprises for all who attend. Deadline for signing up for the banquet is February 6, 2019.
FREE Social Events
Sunday Evening - sponsored by Indiana University. Come and network with Indiana educators prior to the big start of the conference.
Monday Evening - Sponsored by Pearson. Come and enjoy music, food and friends.
All registrations for the conference are to be completed online. HASTI does not have staff to accept paper registrations.
Payment is expected once registration is completed online. Payment completes registration. Payment is made either through credit card, check or an approved purchase order.
Mail checks to:
PO Box 353
New Albany, IN 47150-2367
Purchase orders will be accepted. A copy of the signed purchase order including the correct amount approved must be mailed in with the competed pre-registration forms. Payment is expected prior to the conference.
Mail these forms to:
Registration Manager, Jane Hunn
601 North Wayne Street
North Manchester, IN 46962
** If using a purchase order for onsite registration a copy of the completed and signed purchase order must be included at the time of registration.
Need to book a hotel room?
We have secured a block of rooms at the Wyndham Indianapolis West at a group rate of $129 plus applicable taxes. Breakfast is included with your room reservation. Click on the link provided here. https://www.wyndhamhotels.com/groups/hr/hasti-2020 Booking a room at the Wyndham helps to keep HASTI costs at a minimum. Please consider making your reservation at the Wyndham.
If you have any questions or concerns regarding registration, please contact the Registration Manager at RegistrationManager@hasti.org