January 11, 2024Indiana STEM Education Conference

Please join us for the ninth-annual Indiana STEM Education Conference at Purdue University!

Registration opens October 3, 2023.

Thursday, January 11, 2024
8:30 am – 3:30 pm (EST)


The theme for the 2024 conference is “Resourcing STEM Education.” Presentations will include resources and strategies to promote student learning of STEM academic standards. The conference will also include:

  • Over 50 presentations on STEM curriculum, STEM instruction, STEM careers, and STEM research
  • Networking with STEM education vendors
  • Professional Growth Points for teachers

Keynote Speaker

Phil Cook

Senior Science Instructor and Internet Education Superstar

The 2024 conference includes Senior Science Instructor and Internet Education Superstar Phil Cook as the keynote speaker. Mr. Cook has taught for over 20 years at Culver Academy. Following a suggestion from one of his students, Phil posted one of his class demonstrations on TikTok. The video went viral, and @ChemTeacherPhil now has over 3 million online followers. His influence continues to expand as Phil partners with companies like Benefit Cosmetics and PepsiCo to explain the science behind their products. Mr. Cook will discuss his passion for education, his rise in Internet fame, and the importance of online resources and demonstrations for STEM education.


Before December 15, 2023:
The cost for individual early registration is $90.

After December 15, 2023:
The cost for individual early registration is $110.


Interested in PRESENTING at the conference? Have a research poster or research brief to share? Submit your presentation and research proposals here! Proposals are due on October 13, 2023.

Research posters and briefs will be published as proceedings through Purdue e-Pubs. Visit the conference proceedings page to learn more.



Interested in being a conference sponsor? Contact Bill Walker (wswalker@purdue.edu). Sponsor packages can be customized.

Possible benefits include:

  • Conference admission
  • Ability to interact with conference attendees during designated exhibit times
  • Listing in conference program
  • Presentations during the conference