Annual Fall Conference

Buffalo Niagara Marriott, Buffalo, NY

September 21-22, 2018

Registration is now open; the deadline for registration is September 5, 2018

This year's Conference on Case Study Teaching in Science will take place on September 21 and 22, 2018,  at the Buffalo Marriott Niagara in Buffalo, New York. Hosted by the National Center for Case Study Teaching in Science, the conference offers hands-on workshop sessions for both the beginner and the advanced case study teacher. Program details can be accessed using the left-hand menu.

The registration fee is $700, which includes a buffet lunch and morning/afternoon coffee breaks on Friday and Saturday as well as the Friday evening reception and dinner. (Extra dinner guests need to purchase tickets for $50 each.)  New this year is a one-year subscription to our case study collection teaching notes and answer keys, included in the registration fee.

Cancellation Policy
Registration cancellation requests must be in writing and must be received by us no later than Wednesday, September 5, 2018, 5:00pm EST. A $100 processing fee will apply to ALL registration cancellations. Please send cancellation requests to Carolyn Wright's attention via email ( or fax (716-645-2975). No refunds will be given after September 5, 2108, 5:00pm EST. There will be no refunds for individuals who register for the conference but do not attend.

Hotel Reservations
You are responsible for arranging and paying for your own travel and accommodations. We have arranged for a limited number of rooms for a special price for a limited time at the closest hotels to the university.
Hotels with prearranged blocks and special pricing:

  • The conference hotel, the Buffalo Marriott Niagara, 1340 Millersport Hwy, Amherst, NY 716-689-6900. Room block under "UB Case Study Teaching in Science." Non-smoking, standard (one king or two double), for $132.00/night. BOOK BY PHONE FOR BLOCK RATE. Rooms and rate available until August 20, 2018.
  • Red Roof PLUS+ University at Buffalo - Amherst, 42 Flint Road, Amherst, NY. (Located next to the Marriott.) Rooms are non-smoking, and vary in price depending on date, room type. For example: 1 person, Friday and Saturday: $59.49-$80.74, and will be available until 3:00PM, August 21, 2018. Book by calling 1-800-733-7663 and refer to Block Code: 104CSC921 to book from the CASE STUDY CONFERENCE block.
  • Comfort Inn University, 1 Flint Road, Amherst, NY, 716-688-0811. (Located a few minutes' walk from the Marriott.) Room block under name "UB Case Study." Rooms are non-smoking, two queen beds or one king, for $99.99/night and will be available until Thursday, September 3, 2018. BOOK BY PHONE FOR BLOCK RATE.
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