St. Cloud State University Science Express

Mobile Laboratory Coalition: 2013 Annual Conference

Mobile Laboratory Coalition

Mark your calendar to attend the ninth annual MLC Conference, June 2013 in St. Cloud, MN.

- includes agenda, speaker information, campus map and poster and paper abstracts.

POSTER GUIDELINES - for those presenting posters at the Conference

The MLC annual Conference is the premiere conference and networking event specifically for STEM educators, professionals, suppliers, and partners.  The only conference of its kind, the MLC annual Conference allows attendees to learn about advances in informal science education, share ideas, and collaborate with industry thought leaders.

The conference is targeted at both new and established informal science education programs with sessions appropriate for staff in a variety of roles. The conference includes plenary sessions, poster presentations and workshops that address key topics such as:

  • Collecting meaningful evaluation data
  • Engaging diverse learners
  • Preparing your students for an evolving job market
  • Incorporating next generation science standards
  • Interfacing with your audience and incorporating technology into your teaching
  • Marketing your program
  • Identifying funding sources

The conference also provides attendees with an opportunity to network with their peers, seek advice and share best practices.