2023 MA-ASTE Regional Meeting Information

Save the Date: Thursday, September 21 and Friday, September 22, 2023

Location: MeadowView Conference Resort & Convention Center, Kingsport, TN

The MA-ASTE 2023 planning committee is excited about welcoming you to the beautiful Meadowview Conference Center in Kingsport, Tennessee for our Fall 2023 Conference. We will meet Sept. 21 and 22, 2023. (Participants can arrive 9/20 Wednesday evening for dinner on their own.) The conference will include paper and poster sessions, and all meals on Thursday, September 21 and Friday morning, ending after lunch on Friday September 22.

Below you will find information about proposal submission, the Obenauf Graduate Student Award, conference registration and lodging. We know many of you are making your plans for the next academic year and need to use travel funds before July 1st.

Proposal/Abstract Submission

Proposal/Abstracts are due June 30 (10 days before the ASTE proposal—this could be your warm-up for proposal writing!). Your proposal should include a title and a 150 word abstract. We are accepting proposals for 15-minute presentations and poster presentations. The link to submit your proposal is here: PROPOSAL SUBMISSION

Graduate Students – Patricia A. Obenauf Graduate Student Research Presentation Award

Eligible graduate students should consider applying for this travel award to the International ASTE conference in New Orleans. For more information see the link to the information on the MA-ASTE site: OBENAUF AWARD.

Conference Registration

Registration due date is August 10, 2023. Your registration covers the cost of the meeting spaces, all meals on Thursday and Friday through lunch.

  • Faculty registration is $135
  • Student registration $100
  • Meal eating non-conference participant $100

The link to register for the conference is here: REGISTRATION


Here is the link to the Meadowview Conference Center and Resort in Kingsport, TN

Book My Hotel Room for MAASTE

Anastasia Bark is our Group Housing Coordinator – she will be able to assist you with any of your hotel room needs.  Please feel free to reach out to Anastasia directly at 423.578.6613 or via email at Anastasia.Bark@marriott.com

Lodging reservations must be made by August 21, 2023.

Feel free to pass this invitation on to new colleagues, graduate students, and others who may be interested in joining us this year. We are looking forward to seeing you this September!

If you need any further information, please do not hesitate to email Stephanie Philipp stephanie-philipp@utc.edu

See you this fall!

Stephanie Philipp

University of Tennessee at Chattanooga

2023 Conference Planning Committee Chair

Rachel Wilson

Appalachian State University

MA-ASTE Regional Director