Conferences and Meetings
Thanks to our friends at the St. Louis Convention and Visitors Commission, you can now take a virtual tour of America's Center, including meeting rooms, the exhibit hall, public areas, ballroom, and the ballroom prefunction space, where poster presentations will be. You can also see the area immediately around the Center, including the Renaissance Grand Hotel across Washington Avenue.
This is a great resource, whether you are a presenter, exhibitor, or attendee to the conference. Click here to get started.
Civil Rights veteran and U.S. Representative John Lewis will serve as the closing keynote speaker at the NCSS Annual Conference, at 10:15AM on Sunday, November 24. Rep. Lewis, veteran of the Freedom Rides, 1963 March on Washington, and "Bloody Sunday" in Selma, Alabama in 1965, is eager to reach a new generation of Americans with the story of his role in the Civil Rights Movement through his autobiographical three-volume, nonfiction graphic book project, March. --> read more »
The St. Louis Housing Bureau is now accepting hotel reservations for the 2013 Annual Conference. NCSS has room blocks at the four closest hotels to the Cervantes Convention Center, offering the lowest rates in eight years, starting at $128/night.
Plus, you will be entered to win a number of prizes, including free nights, upgrades and gift cards. --> read more »
Get an early look at the first confirmed speakers for the 2013 NCSS Annual Conference. Historians Taylor Branch, author of the definitive, three-book biography of Martin Luther King, Jr., and Joy Hakim, author of the 10-volume The History of Us are among the notable list of conference speakers. --> read more »
Following is a preliminary list of sessions, workshops and poster presentations that have been accepted for Education for Democracy and the Arab World, the 2013 International Social Studies Conference in the Kingdom of Morocco. This list is subject to change. A finalized program, including rooms and times will be available prior to the conference. --> read more »
Information on the NCSS Annual Conference; State and Local Conferences, and NCSS Summer Workshops --> read more »
Members of the media interested in covering the 2012 NCSS Annual Conference must first complete and submit the media registration form.
Media badges will be available for at the name badge pickup counter at NCSS Registration, Level Four, Washington State Convention Center.