Research Conference

  • NCTM Research Conference

    2023 NCTM Research Conference

    The 2023 NCTM Research Conference will return to the traditional format prior to the NCTM Annual Meeting (Monday—Wednesday) with opportunities for teachers to attend Linking Research and Practice sessions on Wednesday.

    Online Submission System

    The 2023 Research Conference Proposal system is open.

    Session Types

    2023 Research Conference Session Descriptions.  A focus for this year is active engagement during sessions. The sessions include Research Reports, Poster, Symposium and Interactive sessions.  Introduced this year are Research in Progress Reports as mechanism to talk about research that is ongoing and the challenges and opportunities from being in the work.  The goal is to provide more opportunities as well as create sessions that engage developing, early career, and seasoned researchers in thinking and sense making with respect to doing research.

    Online Submission Process

    A guide for developing and submitting your Research Conference Proposal.

    Schedule for Submission, Review, and Decision for
    2023 Research Conference

    Date Activity
    Monday, January 30, 2023 Submissions Open
    Sunday, March 26, 2023 Submissions Close
    Tuesday, March 28, 2023 Reviewers notified of reviews
    Monday, May 1, 2023 Reviews due
    Friday, May 12, 2023 Decision letters sent
    Friday, May 26, 2023 Deadline for Speaker Decisions
    Friday, June 16, 2023 Program Released

    Future Research Conferences


    October 23-25, 2023


    Washington, District of Columbia