ASTC’s virtual events provide opportunities to learn about a variety of emerging issues in the science and technology center and museum field, engage in conversations about what is happening on the ground, and connect with colleagues in topical discussion groups.

View our events calendar to find a full list upcoming and archived events.


Upcoming Events


Several virtual events will be available for registration in the coming weeks and months, including more in ASTC’s series of reopening conversations, Re-think, Re-frame, Re-open, and webinars from the Cultural Competence Learning Institute (CCLI) on diversity, equity, accessibility, and inclusion topics. Please check back soon to learn more.


Recent Webinars


Virtual Engagement, Digital Experiences, and Online Learning During the COVID-19 Pandemic

ASTC convened panelists from science and technology centers and museums to discuss the approaches our field has been using to virtually engage communities, develop new digital experiences, and design and scale online learning while museums are closed to the public due to the COVID-19 pandemic. View the recorded webinar, access resources, and read the Q&A.


Reopening with Equity in Mind: Opportunities for Culturally Relevant Practice for Museums

The Cultural Competence Learning Institute (CCLI)—a partnership between ASTC, the Association of Children’s Museums, Children’s Discovery Museum of San Jose, and Garibay Group—invites you to attend this webinar on May 19 at 3:00 p.m. EDT.  


Hands-on Online Activities: How Museum Educators are Adapting

Presenters will share online teaching techniques and programs along with hands-on STEM, garden, and nutrition activities for grades PreK-5 that can be adapted to your own program. This webinar is brought you by Growing Great Veggie & Fruits: A National STEM Education Program.


LISTEN Network: Attitudes Toward Science During COVID-19 and What it Means for Engagement

Has COVID-19 impacted who trusts science? Have peoples opinion on whether science should influence policy changed in response to COVID-19? The answers to these questions have direct ramifications for professionals who work at the interface of science and society. This webinar will include a presentation on the latest data on attitudes toward science and the use of science to inform our response to the pandemic, a panel of experts in science engagement who will share their thoughts on how these data should inform engagement efforts moving forward, and a Q&A to dig deeper into these data and their implications. This webinar is brought to you by the network for Leaders in Science and Technology Engagement Networks (LISTEN Network).


View ASTC’s events calendar to find all upcoming and archived events.

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