Beta Kappa Chi and the National Institute of Science Joint Annual Meeting, hosted by Fort Valley State University, will be held on March 28-30, 2019, in Atlanta GA.

Theme: Implementing STEM Technology to Aspire and Engage Society

March 28-30, 2019 - Atlanta, GA

The conference will be held at Westin Atlanta Buckhead Hotel, 3391 Peachtree Road, N.E., Atlanta, GA 30326

Link to Map
Hotel Site



Program (Tentative)




To Register for the Conference:

Credit card, Paypal account, and check payments are available.

Group registrations: Click here

Individual registration:



Dr. Frederick McLaughlin, Conference Chair
Biology Department
Fort Valley State University
1005 State Univ.
Fort Valley, GA 31030
Ph. Number: 478-825-6852

Deadra James Mackie
National Executive Secretary
Southern University and A&M College
P.O. Box 10046
Baton Rouge, LA 70813
ph. 225-771.4854
fx. 225-771-4848

Margaret I. Kanipes-Spinks, Ph.D., Treasurer
Director, Honors Program
Professor of Chemistry
North Carolina A&T State University
Honors Program - ACB 110
1601 East Market Street
Greensboro, NC 27411
Ph: 336-285-2030
Fax: 336-256-2468

Note: payments should be sent to the Treasurer; checks made payable to "Beta Kappa Chi Honor Society".

Contact for Exhibitors and Sponsors

Loretta Mask Campbell


Locations and Directions

Conference Site:
The Westin Buckhead Atlanta
3391 Peachtree Rd NE, Atlanta, GA 30326
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Hotel Reservations:

Westin Atlanta Buckhead Hotel
3391 Peachtree Road, N.E.
Atlanta, GA 30326
(404) 365-0065
Reservations for hotel requested by March 5, 2019
Hotel Special Rate: $165.00 per night- Single/Double Occupancy

To book your hotel at the special rate, click below
Hotel Special Rate Reservations (Opens a new window)


Submit Presentation Abstracts

Submit Presentation Abstract
Deadline for new competitive abstract submissions: 3/4/2019
Abstracts submitted later will be non-competing.


Call for Judges

Beta Kappa Chi seeks judges for submitted abstracts. Apply here.