New to SEEC?
There is an introductory session just for first-time SEEC attendees. In this session, veteran SEEC attendees will go over what newcomers need to know about the session cards, locations, food, tours, etc. Arrive early Thursday for a little SEEC 101.
When: Thursday, Feb. 7, 7:30—7:45 a.m.
Where:Space Center Theater
Presented by:Angela Case, SEEC Coordinator
Space Center Houston is located between downtown Houston and Galveston. Take I-45 and exit NASA Parkway.
The center is approximately three miles east of I-45. Houston has two international airports: Hobby Airport and George Bush Intercontinental Airport. Space Center Houston is 17.4 miles (28 km) south of Hobby and 43.6 miles (70.1 km) south of Bush Intercontinental.
What to bring?
·Your own device. Many sessions feature technology where you may need to have a laptop or tablet with you.
What to wear?
·Space Center Houston is usually cool, so bring a sweater or light jacket.
·Closed toe shoes are required on all tours.
Going to Sessions
We have an amazing lineup of sessions available. Here is the information on attending your sessions.
·To gain entry into your sessions, present your id badge to the facilitator at the door. They will scan it for entry.
·Since many sessions fill up quickly, you will not be admitted to the session if you have not already registered for it. If a session is full, keep an eye on the app to see if it becomes available.
·If you choose to not attend a session please go to the app and remove it from your schedule so someone else may attend.
·With all the sessions available, it is hard to attend them all. We have set up a Google Drive where the presenter can upload their materials for you to access them. The link to the drive is: www.spacecenter.org/seec-resources
Tips for session success:
·Bring your own device (laptop or tablet) – many sessions use technology for the session.
·Get to your session on time.
·If your session requires you to take a bus to get to it, make sure you arrive at the bus loading area 10 minutes prior to the session start time. Busses will not wait for everyone to arrive.
·Bring a light jacket. Many of our rooms get a little chilly.
Times and events subject to change.
Dining and Social Events
Lunch is provided all three days of the conference. Due to our large attendance,you must choose one of two lunch sessions.
The buffet will be set up in Astronaut Gallery for all attendees. Additional seating will be available in Zero-G Diner.
Space Center Houston will not serve breakfast at the conference but will have coffee available in the morning in Astronaut Gallery.
Friday, Feb. 8, 2019 7-11 p.m.
Join us this year as we celebrate old and new friends, a rich history of space exploration and your role in educating the space explorers of tomorrow.
Attendees and special guests are treated to dinner and will receive two drink tickets. Additional beer and wine will be available for purchase.
The banquet attire is business to semi-formal dress. We encourage you to celebrate the era of Apollo and come dressed in your Mid century/ Mod attire.
There is no need to purchase a ticket for the event if you are registered as a conference presenter or attendee. Your ticket will be with your session cards.
An additional ticket for a guest can be purchased at the Information desk. The cost is $40.
Dance the night away to the Ziggy Band. Don’t forget your dancing shoes!
Digital Scavenger hunt
In this online scavenger hunt game, complete missions to earn points and compete against fellow attendees. Read mission details carefully and try to stay on the top of the leader board in the GooseChase app.Points can be taken away if you do not complete a task correctly. Bonus points can be added for creativity.
·Download the GooseChase iPhone or Android app.
·Join the game by selecting"SEEC 2019 at SCH" from the home screen. (If "SEEC 2019 at Space Center Houston" does not show up on the home screen, you can also search for it by clicking the button on the top right of the screen.)
·Use the password "Apollo" to play the game.
·The hunt begins Tuesday, Feb. 5th
·The hunt will end Saturday, Feb. 9 at 12 pm
·A prize will be given to the attendee on the top of the leaderboard.
Cherri Brinley Educator Award
Space Center Houston would like to announce the annual Cherri Brinley Space Science Educator Award.
The award is in memory of a 14-year SEEC veteran who shared her passion for space science and inspired a multitude of educators and students around the nation.
Brinley attended SEEC and many other Space Center Houston educational events for many years.
All throughout her illness, she always maintained the same positive outlook and spirit. Brinley was an outstanding educator who touched the lives of everyone who knew her.
She had an infectious spirit that drove everyone around her to do their personal best and to strive for greatness.
The Cherri Brinley Award was created to celebrate other teachers who have the same drive and inherent spirit which always kept Cherri reaching for the moon.
Many nominations have been received for this years Outstanding Educator Award.
The recipient will receive the award at Friday’s banquet.
NASA Tour Information
Important! Please read carefully.
Your visit to NASA Johnson Space Center is a special event. You will enter working facilities subject to strict safety and security policies. Please follow the direction of your host escort at all times.
It is essential that all members of the group stay together and not venture away from their NASA escort. Wandering into restricted areas constitutes a security violation and could result in the termination of your visit.
Your visit will require walking and standing for extended periods and may involve climbing several flights of stairs. Guests should wear comfortable, flat, fully enclosed shoes(no high heels, sandals, flip-flops, slides, mules, Crocs, etc.)during their visit. We also recommend that guests wear slacks (instead of shorts or skirts) as an additional safety precaution.
Cameras are welcome in all facilities unless instructed otherwise. However, flash photography or photography of individuals is not permitted.
Attention all non-U.S. citizens
If you are not a U.S. citizen, you must fill out a NASA JSC Security Form in order to attend the NASA tours. Please go to theSEEC website for more information and to download the form.
Times and events subject to change. To get session details and updates check our conference app: spacecenter.org/seec2019