ASERA 50 2019 Conference

The 50th annual ASERA Conference will be held at: Crowne Plaza Queenstown, New Zealand 2-5 July, 2019


2019 will mark the 50th anniversary for the Australasian Science Education (ASERA) Conference.

Join us from 2 – 5 July 2019 in the beautiful city of Queenstown, New Zealand and be part of a collegial science education community.

ASERA has a proud history. ASERA is one of the oldest and most highly regarded science education research associations in the world. Each year ASERA brings together science education researchers and educators to share ideas that change the nature and practices of science education.

  • Call for Papers is now closed. Click here for details.
  • Call for Abstracts Close: Monday 25th February 2019 - EXTENDED TO SATURDAY 2 MARCH!!
  • Notification to Authors: Monday 11th March 2019
  • Presenter Registration due: Friday 5 April 2019
  • Early Bird Registration is now closed. Click here for details.
  • Early Bird Registration ends: Monday 29th April 2019
Conference Secretariat

To find out more information or if you have any questions, please contact the Conference Secretariat:

Sarah Jones, Event Manager
Conference Online
(61 7) 5580 8677

Registration is open

Early Bird Registration
Secure your conference registration by COB Monday 29 April 2019 to receive the discounted early bird rate, saving $100.00.

Student Registration
A discount on the full registration fee is applicable to full-time students. 

Volunteer Registrations

Five complimentary conference registrations have been reserved for graduate research students in science education (MEd and PhD or similar and not in paid employment) to support the conference as a volunteer. Duties will include assistance on the registration desks, assisting speakers, presentation uploading and technical support where possible. Accommodation and travel is at the individual’s own costs. To be considered, please email Sally Birdsall,

Social Functions

  • Welcome Reception: Tuesday 2 July 2019, 5.30-7pm
  • Conference Dinner: Thursday 4 July 2019

The social functions are included in Full Registration and forms part of the networking opportunities available to delegates. The Welcome Reception will be held at Crowne Plaza. The Conference Dinner will be held at QT Hotel. No discounts will be applied to the registration fee if you are unable to attend/book the social functions.


To assist you with booking flights, estimated times are as follows:

  • Registration will open Tuesday 2nd July, 4:30pm
  • Conference sessions start Wednesday 3rd July, 8am 
  • Conference finishes Friday 5th July, 3pm 

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