Annual Meeting Overview

The 2024 KAS Annual Meeting will be Nov 1&2 at Kentucky State University. We welcome the Kentucky Junior Academy of Science as part of our Annual Meeting.

Reserve a Hotel Room:

Fairfield Inn Frankfort, $119 king or double queen. Includes breakfast. Rooms available Oct 31 and Nov 1. Group Code: KAS. Last day to book: Oct 11, 2024. Reserve a Room

 Career Networking Reception Friday Nov 1 - 5:30pm following our Plenary Session


2023 Meeting Program

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2023 Meeting Highlights from Northern Kentucky University

Friday November 3:

  • 8-9am Friday poster setup
  • 9am-12 noon Oral Presentations*  (Engineering, Health Sciences, Zoology, Botany, Microbiology, Agriculture)
  • 9am - 12 noon Poster Presentations (Computer & Information Sciences, Environmental Sciences, Mathematics, Ecology I)
  • STEM Career Fair  and Exhibitors 11am-3:30pm
  • Workshops 12:15-2:15pm
  • 2:30-4:30 pm Oral Presentations*  (Aerospace Research in Kentucky; Psychology, Anthropology/Sociology, Computer & Information Sciences, Ecology, Mathematics)
  • 2:30-4:30 pm Poster Presentations (Agricultural Sciences; Chemistry: Analytical & Physical, Engineering, Geography, Health Sciences, Science Education, Physics & Astronomy)
  • 4:30 Friday posters come down
  • Keynote presentation at 5pm
  • 7pm Scientists' Night Out at the  Newport Aquarium
  • 7pm Planetarium Show at the Haile Planetarium ($5 suggested donation )

Saturday November 4:

  • 8-9am Saturday poster setup
    8am Breakfast - Kentucky Geoscience Workforce Discussion (all are welcome!)
  • 8am Breakfast for KCTCS Faculty
  • 9am-12 noon Oral Presentations* (Dinosaurs Under the Microscope, Environmental Sciences, Geology, Physiology & Biochemistry, Science Education, Physics & Astronomy)
  • 9am - 12 noon Poster Presentations (Anthropology / Sociology, Cellular & Molecular Biology; Chemistry: Organic/Inorganic, Ecology, Zoology, Botany, Microbiology)
  • Exhibitors
  • KAS Business meeting luncheon 12:15-1:15pm
  • 1:30-4:30 pm Oral Presentations* (Cellular & Molecular Biology, Chemistry-All, Geography)
  • 1:30-4:30 pm Poster Presentations (Physiology & Biochemistry, Psychology)
  • Afternoon Workshops
  • Afternoon field trip to Big Bone Lick State Historic Site
  • Afternoon field trip to the NKU Research & Education Field Station (REFS) and the Thomas More University Biology Field Station
  • 4:30 Friday posters come down

We are doing our best to plan and host an Inclusive Scientific Meeting. KAS is committed to diversity, equity, inclusion, justice, and accessibility. Please let us know how we can make this event welcoming for you!

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