THINGS TO DO AND KNOW ABOUT
Visit the STANYS Store -Exhibits Area
On sale are numerous items featuring the embroidered STANYS logo such as fleeces, golf polos, and denim shirts, as well as our STANYS cap. The Store will continue to carry men’s ties and the hot science themed socks. Back by popular demand, a fine selection of science theme jewelry will be available - shop early for these gems!!
NOTE: Proceeds from the sale of items in the STANYS Store will benefit the STANYS Foundation.
ACCEPTS CASH, DEBIT AND CREDIT CARDS
What's happening on the Sun?
A member of the Astronomy Section of the Rochester Academy will help you observe and answer questions.
Saturday and Sunday
This takes place on the terrace overlooking the Genesee River, Rochester Convention Center.
CHESS CAFE & TEAM COMPETITION
Play chess or get a free lesson!
Enter your team at the Cafe to have your game total recorded. Minimum of two players required. Winner announced at the
Upper Rochester Riverview Lobby
VENDORS and EXHIBITS
Be sure to visit the Exhibit Hall in the Riverside Convention Center Empire Hall S, where you will find more than 50 Booths tended by representatives from over 45 companies.
In addition, there is the STANYS Store as well as the NSTA booth.
Here under one roof, you’ll have the opportunity to view the latest in:
Representatives from Environmental Groups and Centers, and Scientific societies will also be on hand.
Saturday: Noon to 5pm
Lower Lobby (Riverside Court):
7am – 12pm
Exhibit Hall: 11:30am – 5pm (Coupon)
Rochester Food Trucks:
Saturday: Chefs Catering, Eat Greek, Wraps on Wheels, Meat the Press
Sunday: Chefs Catering, Eat Greek, Wraps on Wheels, Effortlessly Healthy
Located at the front of the Convention Center
PICNIC in HOSPITALITY AREA
Join your fellow attendees in the STANYS Hospitality Lounge located in the Exhibit Hall in the Riverside Convention Center Empire Hall South.
You are invited to:
Saturday and Sunday
Wine, beer and cheese receptions
Join all your friends - meet new friends for a drink and visit the vendors.
Saturday and Sunday, 3 - 4pm
Saturday in Exhibits Hall.
It's the best time and place to come and visit your Section as well as other Section members. You can:
Saturday 3 - 4:00 pm
Join your friends, meet new friends for a drink and make time to visit the vendors.
Exhibits Hall, Saturday from 3 - 4 pm
Does your section have a unique Section T-shirt? Does your section want to be known as the “most spirited” Section?
If so, have your Section members wear their T-shirts at the Wine and Cheese Reception and Hall of Sections.
Judges will award prizes in the following categories:
Exhibits Hall, Saturday 3-4:00pm
SATURDAY NIGHT LIFE
Master Teacher Social
8:00 pm –9:30 pm
9:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Music and Dancing
Meet the Director at Large of each of the subject areas and see what the SAR’s are doing in the state.
New York Sugar Maple History
Genesee Country Village & Museum
Convention Center, Upper Lobby Sunday Noon to 1:00 pm
Wine, beer and cheese receptions are sponsored by
Get your “geek” on at the Sunday Wine and Cheese Reception.
Wear your favorite geeky science T-shirt to the reception in order to be eligible for the contest.*
Prizes will be awarded in the following categories:
*Please be advised that obscene or offensive T-shirts will be disqualified from the contest.
Ward’s Science Giveaway is Sunday at 8:30. Come to the Lilac Ballroom & join in the Giveaway frenzy as the people from Ward's Science target the heart strings of science teachers with "free stuff".
You will need to deposit your ticket from registration in the barrel and be present to be eligible for the drawings.
We thank the vendors, exhibitors, sections and the always generous Ward’s salesmen for their generous contributions to the raffle.
Sunday 8:30 pm